Kaesong Wages Used to Fund North Korean Weapons
South Korea said hundreds of millions of dollars paid to North Korea as wages for workers at a recently closed industrial complex were used to develop weapons and pay for luxury goods for the Pyongyang leadership.
Russian Premier Warns of a 'New Cold War'
Russia’s prime minister said the world was fighting a new Cold War, warning of grave consequences for the West if it didn’t cooperate with Russia in Syria and elsewhere.
Pope Francis Denounces Mexico's Drug Trade
During a Mass at Mexico’s holiest shrine on Saturday, Pope Francis delivered a homily that capped a day of strongly worded speeches where he told the country’s leaders, its people, and his own church to draw closer to the poor.
Al-Shabaab Claims Somali Plane Bomb
Islamic extremist group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the bombing of a commercial passenger jet over Somalia earlier this month that blew a hole in the fuselage, blowing out the suspected bomber and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.