In New Year's Day speech, North Korean leader proudly declares his country a nuclear power

In New Year's Day speech, North Korean leader proudly declares his country a nuclear power
- For North Korea watchers, a key question ahead of Monday's much-anticipated New Year's speech from Kim Jong Un was how the young leader would frame the ... In past years, the younger Kim has called for improving the standard of living for his 25 million residents, many of whom live in poverty.