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North Korea shuts down universities for 10 months

 Pyongyang has told the North Korean people that the nation will have achieved its aim of becoming "a great, prosperous and powerful nation" in 2012, which marks the 100th anniversary of the founder of the reclusive state, Kim Il-sung.

In addition, Kim Jong-il will turn 70 in February and the "Dear Leader" hopes to be able to transfer his power and an economically stronger nation to his son and heir-apparent, Kim Jong-Un.

Reports in South Korea indicated that the government in Pyongyang on Monday ordered all universities to cancel classes until April of next year. The only exemptions are for students who will be graduating in the next few months and foreign students.

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Comment by Keith Cyrnek
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Great, just great, I just had my transcripts sent to Pyongyang U. for approval from Glendale Community College, my one-way plane ticket to Pyongyang in hand, I have my dorm room set up with my roomate from Cuba selected and now this bullshit happens.  What's next? WTF II-Sung? 

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