Russian ambassador to U.N. falls ill at office, dies in NYC at 64

Feb 21, 2017

Russian ambassador to U.N. falls ill at office, dies in NYC at 64

Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country’s interests as he sparred with his Western counterparts, died suddenly after falling ill Monday in his office at the mission. Vitaly Churkin, 64, was taken ...

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 ...

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 ...