Kuala Lumpur airport declared free from toxic chemicals after Kim Jong-nam assassination

Kuala Lumpur airport declared free from toxic chemicals after Kim Jong-nam assassination

Kuala Lumpur international airport has been declared free of toxic chemicals. Malaysian authorities searched through a terminal area after it was revealed Kim Jong-nam had been murdered with the toxic nerve agent VX. The estranged brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un died last week after a liquid was splashed in his face by two women at the airport. The UN classes the nerve agent VX as a weapon of mass destruction. A single drop of the liquid can kill within minutes. Feb 26, 2017
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir makes landmark visit to Iraq

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir makes landmark visit to Iraq

Saudi Arabias Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has made a landmark visit to Iraq becoming the first foreign minister to visit the country in 27 years. Adel al-Jubeir met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to confirm the kingdom’s support in the fight against Isis. Feb 26, 2017
Francois Hollande calls Trump out on Paris comment

Francois Hollande calls Trump out on Paris comment

During a speech at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee US President Trump said Paris is no longer Paris because of immigration. French President Francois Hollande reacted by pointing out the much lower rates of gun crime in France compared to the US. Feb 25, 2017
Colourful carnival season begins in Rio de Janeiro

Colourful carnival season begins in Rio de Janeiro

The Carnival season has begun in Rio de Janeiro. The five-day festival is expected to attract more than 1 million visitors. The annual parades feature up to 5,000 dancers.Over 70 samba schools compete in the nationally televised parades. The performers rehearse for months for their big moment in the spotlight. Feb 25, 2017