South Korea announces symbolic, new sanctions on N. Korea

The Security Council voted unanimously on November 30 to impose their "toughest" sanctions yet on North Korea , stopping about $800 million in exports including coal and copper. The sanctions are a direct rebuke to Pyongyang's largest and most recent nuclear test that occurred in early September. Such "donations", however, turned into a business for North Korea after the fall of the Soviet Union and the subsequent decline of economic support from Russian Federation and China, in ...

Huge Crowd to Visit Comet Ping Pong on Friday

Edgar Maddison Welch, of Salisbury North Carolina, is accused of carrying an AR-15 assault rifle into the Comet Ping Pong at the corner of CT and Nebraska avenues Sunday afternoon, pointing it at an employee and firing shots inside the restaurant.

Vote Recount 'A Big Waste Of Time:' Clinton Aides

Trump's attorneys said Stein, who finished fourth in MI, is not "aggrieved" by any alleged election fraud or mistake, that a recount could not be finished on time and that her petition was not properly signed. The state's largest county, Milwaukee, was recounting the ballots by feeding them through the same machines that counted them on election night. But Stein says the recount will ensure the integrity of the election.

Jayalalithaa funeral: Presidents plane leaves for Chennai again

But nothing could dent her popularity in Tamil Nadu, where she was elected chief minister on four occasions in a period when it became one of India's most prosperous states. Her grave is located next to that of her mentor, MG Ramachandran. Senior minister Panneer Selvam, with a photo of Jayalalithaa in his pocket, took oath as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

Malaysian PM assails Suu Kyi over plight of Rohingyas

Shadjareh further criticized the worldwide community's "deafening" silence on the frightening reports and evidence coming out of Myanmar. A boat with 35 Muslim Rohingya refugees on board capsized in Myanmar's part of the Naf river on Monday morning.

Moment of Reckoning for S. Korean Business Elite

The ruling party had earlier adopted as a party position the view that the president resign by the end of April and a presidential election be held in June. Millions of South Koreans have taken to the streets of Seoul and other cities in a series of weekly mass protests demanding Park's ousting. Chung said he and Lee told Park that it is impossible for the party to insist on that plan in the aftermath of the largest-ever candlelight vigils.