In a rarely seen diplomatic meltdown following the murder of Mr Kim at Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13, North Korea barred Malaysians from leaving the country, prompting a tit-for-tat response from Malaysia. "We wanted their statements as they were a part of our investigations". Our police investigation into this serious crime on Malaysian soil will continue.
South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye was arrested early Friday after a court ordered her detention barely three weeks after she was ousted for alleged corruption. In a rare move for North Korea state media, Pyongyang's KCTV reported the arrest and imprisonment of Park. Park went to the detention center at about 4:45 a.m.
The event saw Hillary Clinton presenting the Hillary Rodham Clinton Award to four Colombian women who made significant contributions in securing a peace agreement in their country. She first made a splash in worldwide affairs even earlier, with her famous 1995 speech in Beijing declaring "women's rights are human rights", earning the then-first lady global headlines.
On Monday, the European Union and the United States criticized the police crackdown and called on Russian authorities to release all those detained. The Anti-Corruption Foundation video has now been viewed over 13 million times on YouTube and has outraged many Russians. In Russia on Sunday, the detentions involved little rough action, so such a response is not yet warranted.
An estimated 215,000 people are now displaced as a result of the ongoing military operations to retake the city from the Islamic State group, according to the United Nations. Hasan Sham camp, Iraq //UN chief Antonio Guterres appealed yesterday for more aid for the people of Mosul, as he visited a camp for Iraqis displaced by the battle to retake the second city from ISIL.
The meeting at Mar-a-Lago on April 6th and 7th will be the first between to the leaders since Trump became president. They will discuss issues of mutual concern, including the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, trade, and regional security, he added.