Political issues weigh on upcoming G-20 summit in China
BEIJING (AP) — While the global economy will dominate at this weekend's summit of the Group of 20 industrialized and emerging-market nations, politics and security issues form the backdrop to the gathering of world leaders in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.
16 March, 2015 U.N. expert to probe conditions of North Korean workers abroad By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.N. human rights investigator for North Korea said on Monday that he would probe allegations of an estimated 20,000 North Koreans working in slave-like conditions abroad, mainly in China, Russia and the Middle East. Marzuki Darusman, U.N. […]
22 January, 2017 Correction: Pushing Asia’s Buttons story In a story Jan. 23 about sensitive subjects for Asian countries, The Associated Press reported erroneously that communications giant Huawei has been kept out of the U.S. market. It does sell products in the U.S.
2 March, 2017 Kim Jong-Nam killing: War of words after death of North Korean The murder of the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's half-brother in a crowded Malaysian airport has made headlines worldwide -- although not, in so many terms, in the North itself. Kim Jong-Nam, 45, the eldest son of the North's late ruler Kim Jong-Il...
17 February, 2017 Indonesian accused of Kim half-brother's murder 'duped': officials An Indonesian woman arrested over the assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother was "duped" into believing that she was taking part in a TV prank show, officials said Friday. Siti Aishah is among three people detained over the Cold War-s...
23 February, 2017 North Korea lashes Malaysia over Kim assassination North Korea’s state media broke a 10-day silence Thursday on the murder of Kim Jong-Un’s half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for “immoral” handling of the case and for playing politics with the corpse. In its first comments on the airport […]