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Feb 19, 2017

U.S. policy on North Korea 'not working,' Chinese official says

The U.S. policy of maintaining sanctions and military pressure on North Korea while refusing to talk to the country isn’t working and will only make matters worse, a Chinese official said Saturday, venting Beijing’s impatience with the stalemate over its isolated neighbor. “China just ...

Finding poison in North Korean airport attack is hardest part

Feb 19, 2017

Finding poison in North Korean airport attack is hardest part

A paranoid dictator’s estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours. It is the perfect recipe for a thrilling cloak-and-dagger spy novel. Except some — or possibly even all — of this tale could ...

T-shirt designer hopes to cash in on North Korean assassination

Feb 18, 2017

T-shirt designer hopes to cash in on North Korean assassination

A U.S.-based designer said he hoped to cash in on the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half-brother by selling T-shirts emblazoned with “LOL” in the style worn by his alleged assassin. The designer said “human rights abuses” by North Korea’s leaders outweighed any ...

China to suspend all imports of coal from North Korea

Feb 18, 2017

China to suspend all imports of coal from North Korea

China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea starting unday, the country’s commerce ministry said in a notice posted on its website on Saturday, as part of its efforts to implement United Nations sanctions against the country. The Ministry of Commerce said ...