North Korea has reportedly moved two medium-range missiles away from a launch site in the country’s east in an apparent ratcheting down of tensions in the region.
North Korea has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 15 years in one of the country’s notorious labor camps for allegedly attempting to overthrow the Pyongyang government.
As the U.S. considers a “spectrum of military options” it could take to assist the groups battling against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, the Obama administration is leaning toward giving lethal arms to some of those rebels, a senior administration official has told NPR’s Kelly McEvers.
The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is faced with a new crisis: a flood of highly radioactive wastewater that workers are struggling to contain.”
Syrian state TV is reporting that a bomb blast in Damascus has killed at least 13 people, a day after the country’s prime minister narrowly escaped a car bomb.
Rescue workers are still hoping to find survivors from the collapse of an eight-story garment factory in Bangladesh that has killed more than 300 people and left hundreds missing.
South Korea has ordered the withdrawal of its workers from a jointly run industrial zone in North Korea, in a further sign of how relations have gone from bad to worse between the two countries in recent weeks.
A White House official reiterated much of what was in the letter sent to Capitol Hill, but added that “all options were on the table in terms of our response.” The official said that reports of the use of chemical weapons in Aleppo in March was one of the incidents being examined.
Three exchange students from the Middle East are wrapping up their time in Juneau. They came here as part of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program under the wing of Juneau People for Peace and Justice. JPPJ leadership knew the three students would twice become young ambassadors – first in their new communities, and again when they return home.
Rescue workers in Bangladesh sifted through broken concrete and twisted rebar Thursday hoping to find survivors from the collapse of an eight-story garment factory complex that has killed more than 200 people and trapped hundreds of others.