Kim Jong-Un: Images of North Korea's menacing dictator
North Korea's leader, once a source of global ridicule, is no longer being treated as a joke.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un waves as he participates in a photo session with officials
Kim Jong Un speaks during a ceremony to award party and state commendations
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visits the Paektusan Hero Youth Power Station No. 3
North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un, with his wife Ri Sol-Ju, gives field guidance at the newly built Mirae Shop and Health Complex
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un visits the remodeled Mangyongdae children's camp
(KCNA/ via REUTERS )