For a North Korean official, not appearing at a state funeral can mean a fall from power.
Workers at a collapsed Pakistani factory begged for rescue and called for help on mobile phones Thursday.
Iraqi politician Ahmad Chalabi, 71, has died in Baghdad.
Technical failure and human error did not cause Flight 7K9268 to crash, say senior officials at Metrojet.
China is looking to stop cheap vacation tours that force tourists into expensive shops.
Vietnam is among YouTube’s top 10 foreign markets.
The government in China plans to end its one-child per family policy and instead let families have two children.
Russia has announced plans to build five military bases, including one on the Kuril Islands.
The leader of Malawi said this month that his administration is working to end corruption by ensuring accountability and preventing financial crimes.
NATO launched its largest military exercise in more than a decade this week.