North Korean Ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol denounced the country's investigation into the death of the half-brother of North Korea's leader, calling it politically motivated and demanding a joint probe.
A group of more than 60 prominent Australians signed a statement denouncing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the country this week, saying that his policies are inconsistent with the nation’s values and beliefs.
"(China) will temporarily stop its imports of coal from North Korea for the rest of this year (including coal for which customs applications have been made but not yet processed)," the Commerce Ministry said in a statement posted on its website.
Handcuffed and bound with ropes, the heir of electronics giant Samsung appeared for questioning Saturday over his alleged involvement in the corruption scandal currently engulfing South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
Pakistani forces killed and arrested dozens of suspects in sweeping raids as the death toll from a massive suicide bombing by the Daesh terror group that targeted a famed Sufi shrine the day before rose to 88 on Friday.