Kim Jong-il's Widow Sent to Prison Camp
Former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il's fourth wife Kim Ok was purged and sent to a prison camp less than a year after her stepson Kim Jong-un took power, Radio Free Asia reported Tuesday. The last straw was apparently the arrogant attitude of her younger brother Kim Kyun. >> Full Text

Births and Marriages Dwindle to Record Low
The number of marriages and births sank to record lows in the first five months of this year, Statistics Korea said Tuesday. The number of childbirths stood at 34,400 in May, down 5.8 percent compared to the same month last year and the lowest for May since monthly statistics started in 2000. >> Full Text

Record Summer Brings Heatstroke Hazard
The number of sufferers of heat-related illnesses like heatstroke and exhaustion has more than doubled from last year amid record temperatures this summer. Some 539 sufferers went to hospital from May 23 to July 24, nearly 2.1 times as many as last year's 260. >> Full Text

Visitors learn to make pottery at a museum in Gangjin, South Jeolla Province on Tuesday.

Models pose in uniforms for the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in front of a huge Korean flag at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul on Tuesday. /Newsis

Actress Oh Yeon-seo smiles at a press junket for her new film in Seoul on Tuesday.

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