Purge sends chilling message to N. Korea's elite While the rest of North Korea's top brass leaped to their feet before Kim Jong Un, his uncle, Jang Song Thaek, often seemed nonchalant. He displayed a bold insouciance that seemed calculated to show he was beyond reach. So by purging his own uncle, Kim has delivered a more chilling message: No one is beyond the rule of law, not even family.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:12:57 +0000 Navy set for more Atlantic training The Department of the Navy announced the signing of an environmental impact statement that will enable more training along the Atlantic Coast and the Gulf of Mexico.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 10:40:39 +0000 Seizure of nuns stokes Syrian Christian fears Syrian Christians offered prayers Sunday for a group of more than a dozen nuns and orphanage workers held by rebels for nearly a week, fueling fears in the minority community that they are being targeted by extremists among the fighters seeking to oust President Bashar Assad.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 09:46:00 +0000 Thai PM dissolves Parliament, calls elections Desperate to defuse Thailand's deepening political crisis, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday said she is dissolving the lower house of Parliament and called for early elections.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 09:30:00 +0000 Congress ready to extend ban on plastic firearms A Senate vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms capable of evading metal detectors and X-ray machines is shaping up as a bittersweet moment for gun control supporters, days before the anniversary of the deadly mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
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Historical D - I - K
Ex-brigade commander slammed for behavior -Army report says fired colonel’s underlings lived in ‘abject fear’
By Joe Gould - Staff writer Posted : Sunday Nov 20, 2011