N Korea envoy ‘arrives in US’ to hold talks on Kim-Trump summit
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N Korea envoy ‘arrives in US’ to hold talks on Kim-Trump summit

North Korea’s top envoy, Kim Yong-chol, has arrived in Washington, DC, according to South Korean media, in a visit aimed at laying the groundwork for a second summit…

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Chicago cops acquitted of alleged coverup in black teen’s killing
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Chicago cops acquitted of alleged coverup in black teen’s killing

Activists and relatives of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager in the United States who was killed by a white police officer more than four years ago, have decried a…

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Indonesia presidential candidates trade barbs in first debate
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Indonesia presidential candidates trade barbs in first debate

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has traded barbs with election rival Prabowo Subianto over issues including corruption and law enforcement in their first televised debate three months before the…

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Syria’s war: Who is responsible for the dying children of Rukban?
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Syria’s war: Who is responsible for the dying children of Rukban?

Beirut, Lebanon – There was no heating to keep the tent warm. There was no money to buy the medicine which might have saved his daughter. There was…

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Truck-bomb blast at Colombia police academy kills 21
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Truck-bomb blast at Colombia police academy kills 21

At least 21 people were killed and dozens wounded after a truck bomb exploded at a police academy in the Colombian capital, the worst attack in Bogota in…

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EU slaps duties on Cambodia, Myanmar rice exports
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EU slaps duties on Cambodia, Myanmar rice exports

The European Commission has reinstated duties on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar for three years after determining that imports were causing economic damage to European producers. The tariffs,…

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Central bank chief in Ukraine speaks of easing forex restrictions
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Central bank chief in Ukraine speaks of easing forex restrictions

He recalled that on February 7, a new currency law and new NBU regulations on currency regulation will be enacted. “We plan to present a roadmap of lifting…

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NBU head voices inflation forecast for 2019
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OSCE monitors report nearly 300 explosions in Donbas – report
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Ukraine’s banking system reports profit, first time in five years
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