South Korean President Removed By Court

South Korean President Removed By Court

South Korea’s Park Geun Hye has become the first democratically elected leader in the country to be forced from office. Judges of the South Korean  Constitutional Court unanimously upheld the decision of the country’s parliament to impeach Ms Park over her role in a corruption scandal involving her longtime friend, Choi Soon-Sil. She now loses her presidential immunity and […]

Kim Jong Nam: North Korea And Malaysia In Tit For Tat Exit Restrictions

Kim Jong Nam: North Korea And Malaysia  In Tit For Tat Exit Restrictions

North Korea and Malaysia prohibited each other’s citizens from leaving their countries, in a growing diplomatic confrontation over the killing of Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur. These extraordinary actions come amid North Korea’s fury at Malaysia’s ongoing investigation into the death of Kim Jong Nam at a Kuala Lumpur airport. The elder half-brother of Kim Jong In, the North […]

Kim Jong Nam Murder: Suspect Was Paid $90

Kim Jong Nam Murder: Suspect Was Paid $90

An Indonesian woman in detention over her role in the murder of the elder half-brother of North Korea’s leader has said she was paid 400 Malaysian ringgits ($90; £72) to carry out a prank for reality television. Officials of the Indonesia Embassy to Malaysia met with Siti Aisyah, 25, on Saturday in the Malaysian capital. She said she was […]

BREAKING NEWS: Two Bombings Hit Lahore In Pakistan As Terror Wave Continues

BREAKING NEWS: Two Bombings Hit Lahore In Pakistan As Terror Wave Continues

At least five people have been killed and more than 30 others injured in a bombing that hit a busy shopping district, Defence Y Block, in Pakistan’s second largest city. A second explosion was heard shortly afterwards in the Gulberg district, local media said, reportedly close to a local McDonalds branch. Local officials initially said the explosion […]

Kim Jong Nam Murder: North Korean Diplomat Sought For Questioning

Kim Jong Nam Murder:  North Korean Diplomat Sought For Questioning

Police in Malaysia have named a senior North Korean embassy official they want to question in connection with the killing of Kim Jong Nam. Hyon Kwang Song is one of three more North Koreans being sought. One of the others works for Air Koryo, the North Korean flag carrier. Malaysian Police also confirmed that Kim […]

Netanyahu Blasts UN ‘hypocrisy’ On First Australian Visit

Netanyahu Blasts UN ‘hypocrisy’ On First Australian Visit

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked Australia for defending his nation against UN resolutions during his first visit to Sydney. Mr Netanyahu on Wednesday became the first sitting Israeli Prime Minister to visit Australia. He arrived hours after Australian Prime Minister Mr Malcolm Turnbull wrote an article criticising the UN for “one-sided resolutions”  that were not favourable to Israel. […]

Kim Jong Nam Murder: North Korean Arrested In Malaysia

Kim Jong Nam Murder: North Korean  Arrested In Malaysia

A North Korean national has been arrested in Malaysia over the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged elder brother of Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea. The first North Korean to be arrested over Kim Jong Nam was named by Malaysian authorities as Ri Jong Chol, 46. An Indonesian lady, a Malaysian man and […]

Kim Jong Nam Murder: Suspect Thought It Was A Prank

Kim Jong Nam Murder: Suspect Thought It Was A Prank

A suspect in the assassination of Kim Jong Nam the elder brother of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong In, reportedly thought she was taking part in a television prank. Siti Aisyah, 25, was allegedly paid to commit what she thought were a series of pranks involving convincing strangers to close their eyes, so she could spray […]

Ex-Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang, Guilty Of Misconduct

Ex-Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang, Guilty Of Misconduct

Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang has been found guilty of misconduct in office, in a case related to a luxury flat in China. Mr Tsang, who led Hong Kong from 2005 to 2012, had faced three charges of misconduct and bribery. He was cleared of a second count of misconduct and the jury […]

Kim Jong Nam Murder: Malaysian Police Arrest Third Suspect

Kim Jong Nam Murder: Malaysian Police Arrest Third Suspect

Malaysian police made a third arrest on Thursday in their hunt for the people involved in the murder of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The third person, who has now been identified as a Malaysian national, is the boyfriend of an Indonesian woman who was detained earlier in the day in […]