The head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons demanded that the six nations, including Israel, that have yet to adopt the convention banning the use of the arms to join without delay or conditions.
North Korea said leader Kim Jong Un ousted his uncle and de facto deputy for abuse of power, corruption and gambling away foreign currency, in the highest- profile purge since Kim took power two years ago.
An 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained in North Korea for more than a month on accusations of running a spy network set up during the decades-old Korean War returned home today, declining to answer questions about his ordeal.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is asserting his authority two years after assuming power by dismissing his uncle, a senior military leader who had been installed as a “regent” to watch over the young ruler, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said.
Madeleine Albright, who served as secretary of state in President Bill Clinton’s administration, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is asserting his authority two years after assuming power by sacking his uncle, a senior military leader who had been installed as a regent to watch over the young ruler.
China’s overlap of its new air zone with that of South Korea in the East China Sea has complicated its efforts to forge closer ties with President Park Geun Hye and gives her an incentive to further strengthen relations with the U.S.
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden called on China as a rising economic power to act responsibly and said its escalation of a territorial spat with Japan had caused significant apprehension throughout Asia.