Kim Jong Nam

Kim Jong Nam killing: DPRK blames S. Korea

PYONGYANG. — The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) yesterday said the saga of the death of a DPRK national in Malaysia last week was an “anti-DPRK conspiratorial racket” launched by South ...
Jose Serra

Brazil’s top diplomat quits

SAO PAULO. — Brazil’s Foreign Minister Jose Serra resigned on Wednesday citing health concerns, in a new blow to Michel Temer’s administration. Serra (74) said health problems made him unable to keep...

Two Germans kidnapped in Nigeria: Police

ABUJA. — Two German archaeologists were kidnapped in central Nigeria on Wednesday, a police official said, near the road that will run between the capital Abuja and its temporary airport from next mo...
Donald Trump

US targets millions in deportation plan

WASHINGTON. — The Trump administration issued tough new orders for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants, putting nearly all of the country’s 11 million undocumented foreigners in its crosshairs...

Journalists face risks: Watchdog

NEW YORK. — Journalists face unprecedented risk as insurgent and criminal groups spread globally, a New York-based media watchdog said on Tuesday. The risks include kidnapping for ransom or political...
Ambassador Vitaly Churkin

Russia’s UN rep Churkin remembered

MOSCOW/UNITED NATIONS. – Zimbabwe pays special tribute to a diplomatic giant, Ambassador Vitaly Churkin, who died in New York on Monday (the eve of his birthday), for the sterling job he perfor...
Mike Pence

Pence vows Trump committed to nervous EU

BRUSSELS. – US Vice President Mike Pence sought to reassure Europe yesterday of Donald Trump’s commitment to transatlantic ties as he met EU chiefs in the face of anti-Trump protests.
Kim Jong Nam

Malaysia summons DPRK ambassador

KUALA LUMPUR. – Malaysia’s Foreign Ministry yesterday summoned Ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kang Chol to seek an explanation over a statement he had made on th...
Kim Jong-Nam

Malaysia steps up hunt for Kim killers

KUALA LUMPUR. – Malaysian police said yesterday they believe five North Koreans were involved in the murder of the half-brother of leader Kim Jong-Un, with four having fled the country on the d...
Kim Jong Nam

Kim Jong-Nam killing: Female suspect nabbed

KUALA LUMPUR. — Malaysian police probing the killing of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader arrested a woman yesterday as they tried to unravel a Cold War-style assassination the South said was ...