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S. Korea to halt work at joint industrial park with N. Korea

South Korea Koreas Tension

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korea said Wednesday that it would suspend operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North’s recent rocket launch, the first time in the park’s decade of operation that Seoul has halted work there. The move comes after North …

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Key developments following North Korea’s rocket launch

Koreas Tension

North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket has drawn sharp condemnations and threats of new sanctions. World leaders say Sunday’s launch violated a U.N. ban on Pyongyang’s use of ballistic missile technology. North Korea says the launch of a new Earth observation satellite, the Kwangmyongsong 4, or Shining Star 4, …

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Ex-SS guard on trial in late push to punish Nazi crimes

Germany Auschwitz Trial

BERLIN (AP) – A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court this year in an 11th-hour push by German prosecutors to punish Nazi war …

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