Who are Ri Pyong-chol and Kim Jong-sik? US sanctions Kim Jong-uns most trusted aides Play

Who are Ri Pyong-chol and Kim Jong-sik? US sanctions Kim Jong-uns most trusted aides

The US has announced fresh sanctions on two key individuals, Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol, involved in North Koreas ballistic missile programme. The treasury department has clamped travel restrictions on the two, and their assets, if any, will also be frozen.The duo were also among 16 North Koreans placed under the latest U.N. sanctions on 22 December. Dec 27, 2017
Dozens feared dead in fatal fire at Philippines shopping mall Play

Dozens feared dead in fatal fire at Philippines shopping mall

Thirty-seven people are feared to have died after a fire broke out in the NCCC shopping mall in the Philippines. The fire started in a furniture shop and before quickly spreading to other shops and businesses. President Duterte visited the scene to meet with anxious relatives. Dec 25, 2017