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Finally, proof of life from Kim Jong Il. Since the North Korean dictator reportedly suffered a stroke last August, his officials have occupied themselves by releasing dubious photos of their Dear Leader in action. The latest images, though, show no obvious signs of digital doctoring and feature harder-to-fake images of Kim meeting with senior Chinese officials from Beijing last Friday. Kim appeared to have lost considerable weight and his bouffant hairstyle was notably thinner, but at the very least the encounter—his first known meeting in five months—showed that the reclusive Korean is fit enough to meet with foreign dignitaries.