How the world executes its worst criminals: Methods of capital punishment used around the world from public beheading and stoning to nitrogen gas and Chinese death vans

The dramatic uptick of capital punishment in recent years, and the brutality of methods still used…

Has the North Korean threat increased? | CNN

CNN  —  Aggressive rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula continues to ratchet up. US Vice President Mike…

From Russia with love: Putin gives Kim Jong Un car in show of ‘special’ friendship

Kim’s sister, Kim Yo Jong, a high-ranking government official who has been described as North Korea’s…

Netanyahu trapped by clashing demands from war cabinet and hawks

TEL AVIV — As he tries to cling to power, Benjamin Netanyahu is being buffeted by…

Putin willing to visit North Korea at ‘early date,’ Pyongyang says

Russian President Vladimir Putin is considering visiting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang soon,…

2024: What the stars have in store for world leaders  

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Nerdy political scientists, pompous think…

EU’s diplomatic arm slams Russia over North Korea weapon deals

Russia is breaking UN rules by accepting arms from North Korea to use in its “illegal,…

Ukraine says Israel-Hamas war shows West must ramp up arms production

BERLIN — Facing war on two fronts — in Ukraine and in the Middle East — Kyiv…

‘Unprecedented’ rail traffic between North Korea and Russia suggests military transfers

Pyongyang could very well be helping Moscow to gear up in its war with Ukraine, according…

World’s cartoonists on this week’s events

First published in De Volkskrant, The Netherlands, September 13, 2023 | By Schot First published on…