Day: December 30, 2017

Bad to worse: How diplomatic hopes with North Korea plunged

open view web desk WASHINGTON— In the first month of Donald Trump’s presidency, an American scholar quietly met with North Korean officials and relayed a message: The new administration in Washington appreciated an extended halt in the North’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests. It might just offer a […]

Hong Kong ship crew questioned in S. Korea for oil transfer to North

open view web desk The crew of a Hong Kong-registered ship have been detained for questioning in South Korea since their tanker was impounded in November for transferring oil to a North Korean vessel and breaching UN sanctions, customs officials said Saturday. The Lighthouse Winmore, which was chartered […]

Egypt sentences ex-President Mursi, 19 others to three years in jail for insulting judiciary

A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and 19 others to three years in prison

CAG slams Modi’s slow Ganges clean-up

India has spent less than a quarter of the funds available for a programme to clean up the Ganges river over the last two years

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