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15 strange "facts" about the Kim dynasty

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 16: A picture made available on 19 April 2015 by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un posing for a photo on Mount Paekdu, the highest mountain on the Korean Peninsula, 18 April 2015.

Kim Jong-un is in the news for achieving yet another ‘remarkable feat.' This time the young leader claims to have conquered the country’s highest mountain peak, Mount Paektu. According to the state-run agency, KCNA, the leader climbed to the top of the 2,750-metre peak alongside hundreds of fighter pilots and party officials. Elaborating on his experience the leader said, "Climbing Mount Paektu provides precious mental pabulum more powerful than any kind of nuclear weapon.” Here is look at other claim-to-fame moments by members of North Korea’s Kim dynasty.

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