March 2, 2017

Timeline of investigation into Kim Jong Nam’s apparent assassination

TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A North Korean diplomat on Thursday rejected an autopsy finding that a banned nerve agent killed Kim Jong Nam, the estranged […]
March 2, 2017

Sweden brings back conscription due to lack of trained military personnel

johan_h/iStock/Thinkstock(STOCKHOLM) — The Swedish government announced a decision on Thursday to re-activate a military draft beginning next year.Citing "the security environment in Europe and in Sweden's […]
March 2, 2017

US airstrikes conducted in Yemen overnight: official

kylieellway/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — U.S. forces conducted more than 20 airstrikes in Yemen overnight Wednesday into Thursday, the Pentagon confirmed Thursday.The strikes, in the three Yemeni provinces of […]
March 2, 2017

What slashing the State Department budget by one-third would really mean

US State Department(WASHINGTON) — When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke to the State Department on his first day on the job, he sought to reassure […]