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January 3, 2019 12:06 PM North Korea ambassador to Italy 'disappears', says South

South Korea's spy agency has told officials that North Korea's ambassador to Italy has disappeared. The announcement follows unconfirmed reports that Pyongyang's top diplomat in Italy had sought asylum from an unidentified Western country. Jo Song-gil, the acting North Korean ambassador to Rome, is the son and son-in-law of high-ranking North Korean 107

January 3, 2019 11:28 AM North Korea diplomat in Italy defected and is now missing – Kim Jong-un retaliation fear

A North Korean diplomat who was until recently acting ambassador to Italy has gone missing, a South Korean member of parliament said on Thursday, after a South Korean newspaper reported he was seeking asylum in the West. The diplomat, Jo Song Gil, disappeared with his wife after leaving the embassy without notice in early November, according to Kim Min-ki 114

December 31, 2018 7:33 PM New Year celebrations: UK gets ready to welcome 2019

The UK is gearing up to welcome in the New Year as the countdown to 2019 begins. Fireworks will be going off on the stroke of midnight across the land as thousands celebrate. In London, Big Ben will spring back into action with its customary bongs to mark the moment, as 100,000 people are expected on the banks of the Thames. In Edinburgh, Franz Ferdinand 85

November 30, 2018 9:46 PM Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming breaks sales record in 15 days

Former First Lady Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming has become the best-selling book released this year in the US just 15 days after publication. It has sold more than two million copies in the US and Canada, according to NPD BookScan data. The publisher says the book is also a bestseller in many other countries including Australia, the UK, France, Germany 50

November 28, 2018 9:56 PM REVEALED: The most dangerous countries in the world 2018

SYRIA, Afghanistan and Papua New Guinea are among the most dangerous countries in the world, according to the latest travel advice recommendations issued by Spain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to its citizens. The Government department’s yearly analysis suggest four countries have become more dangerous in the last 12 months, compared with two, including 137

November 21, 2018 7:01 PM Prince Louis' outfit sells OUT within HOURS

PRINCE Louis has now become a world-wide fashion icon, after the outfit the royal baby wore in heartwarming family photographs sold out within hours - with orders dispatched as far as South Korea. Seven-month-old Louis has already taken the fashion world by storm, after his blue and white romper outfit - which he wore for grandfather Prince Charles' 41

November 6, 2018 8:12 AM World War 3: Turkey tells US it is playing ‘DANGEROUS’ game with Iran sanctions

TURKEY has warned the US it is playing a "dangerous" game to slap more sanctions on Iran, in comments that are likely to stoke World War 3 fears. Ankara's foreign minister said it was dangerous to isolate Tehran and unfair to punish the country's people. Mevlut Cavusoglu said:"We do not believe any result can be reached with sanctions. I think meaningful 78

October 17, 2018 3:03 PM North Korea SHOCK: Kim RELEASES South Korean who ‘illegally entered’ hermit state

A SOUTH Korean man who crossed into North Korea has been released by the secretive state in a rare move by Kim Jong-un’s regime. The 60-year-old made the dangerous journey into the hermit kingdom but was returned home via the border village of Panmunjom - a site commonly used to host high-level diplomatic talks between the two nations. North Korea says the man had “illegally 62

October 15, 2018 9:40 PM Macron wades into North Korea row

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron has condemned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, insisting Pyongyang must show proof of nuclear dismantlement or Paris will refuse to help denuclearisation efforts as tensions escalate on the Korean peninsula. Mr Macron vowed to help North Korea achieve complete denuclearisation, assisting the United States and South Korea 60

October 8, 2018 3:49 AM Kim Jong-un holds ‘PRODUCTIVE and WONDERFUL talks’ with Mike Pompeo as relations thaw

NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong-un held “productive and wonderful talks” with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, according to state-run media. Kim and Mr Pompeo agreed to arrange another summit between the Korean leader and US President Donald Trump “as soon as possible”. The two officials also discussed the possibility of the US monitoring Pyongyang’s 52