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World Mar 16North Korea sentences American student to 15 years of hard labor
An American student was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for committing crimes against the state, the country’s Supreme Court found.
World Feb 29U.S. student apologizes for ‘severe crimes’ in North Korea
Two months after his arrest in North Korea, a U.S. college student confessed to committing a crime against the country in a dramatic news conference held in Pyoungyang on Monday.
World Feb 16U.S. and Cuba sign agreement to resume commercial flights
Officials from the U.S. and Cuba met in Havana Tuesday to sign an agreement allowing for commercial flights to resume between the two countries.
World Feb 11Trial begins for former Nazi guard who worked at Auschwitz
Today a trial began in Germany for a 94-year-old man who worked as a guard at Auschwitz during World War II.
World Jan 22North Korea detains University of Virginia student
North Korea announced today that a U.S. college student has been detained for trying to commit a “hostile act” against the country.
World Dec 11Syrian refugees receive warm welcome in Canada
A group of 163 Syrian refugees received a special welcome early Friday morning from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other politicians at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.
World Dec 09Venezuelan opposition wins supermajority in National Assembly
Election officials in Venezuela confirmed Tuesday evening that a coalition of opposition parties won two-thirds of the seats in the country’s National Assembly following elections last Sunday.