Kim delivers rare statement calling Trump ‘mentally deranged’

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s remarks to the United Nations threatening the hermit country reflect “mentally deranged behavior,” according to a statement released by North Korea’s news agency, KCNA.
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Charles Jenkins: US soldier who defected to North Korea dies

Charles Jenkins was among four US defectors in the 1960s who later became North Korean film stars. BBC News – Asia

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Hospital loses license after mistakenly declaring newborn dead

The Delhi government has canceled the license of a private hospital where a newborn baby was mistakenly declared dead. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia

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‘Time of the essence’: UN official after North Korea trip

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are the world’s most dangerous security issue, and must be resolved fast and diplomatically to avoid war, a top United Nations envoy said after a rare visit to North Korea. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Asia