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World Focus: Pakistan cricket champions, Mosul independence and US student's death

Central Indian police change charges against 15 arrested Pakistan men, North Korea remains shocked by the death of a US student who was detained for attempted theft, and Mosul independence in under way. Watch.

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North Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier

2017-06-23 11:04

North Korea has denied it tortured or mistreated Otto Warmbier, the US student who died after being released in a coma by Pyongyang.

After Trump tweet, China says it works non-stop on N Korea

2017-06-21 16:31

China says it has made "unremitting" efforts to ease tensions with North Korea after US President Donald Trump tweeted that Beijing had not succeeded in helping.

Trump slams North Korea after student's death

2017-06-20 17:06

President Donald Trump has slammed the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang following the death of Otto Warmbier, the US student released in a coma last week.

US student dies after release from North Korea

2017-06-20 06:05

Otto Warmbier, the US student released in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in detention in North Korea, has died, prompting US President Donald Trump to slam the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang.

Family of freed student adjusting to 'different reality'

2017-06-15 10:35

The father of an American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea and was returned to his home state of Ohio in a coma, says the family is "adjusting to a different reality".

North Korea frees American student, parents say he's in coma

2017-06-14 07:55

A US university student has arrived in Ohio from North Korea, where he was serving a 15-year prison term for alleged anti-state acts.

Tillerson: North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

2017-06-13 16:11

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says North Korea has released Otto Warmbier, an American who was sentenced to a 15-year prison term with hard labour.

Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open door' in North Korea

2017-06-13 10:48

North Korea is awaiting another visit by former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman in what would be his first to that country since President Donald Trump took office.

SA govt asks Trump to reconsider withdrawal from Paris Agreement

2017-06-08 16:57

The South African government has asked the United States to reconsider its withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change.


North Korea conducts rocket engine test - US official

2017-06-23 13:34

North Korea has tested a rocket engine that could potentially be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile, a US official has said.

North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

2017-06-22 14:40

North Korea called US President Donald Trump a "psychopath" as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention last week.

Public funeral planned for US student Warmbier

2017-06-21 06:10

A coroner's office in Ohio is investigating the death of Otto Warmbier, who died in the US less than a week after returning home from North Korea.

Family: Freed student who died has 'completed his journey'

2017-06-20 11:31

The family of an American college student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma, says the 22-year-old "has completed his journey home".

North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

2017-06-19 12:38

North Korea claims US officials forcibly seized a diplomatic package from one of their delegations at New York's JFK airport.

US college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

2017-06-14 21:17

An American college student who has been released from a North Korean prison is finally home but in a coma and undergoing treatment in hospital.

North Korea evading sanctions through web of illicit networks

2017-06-13 17:03

Sanctions have failed to stop North Korea's weapons programme because the regime has a 'complex overseas financing and procurement system'.

Mattis 'shocked' by US military readiness

2017-06-13 12:58

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis has told lawmakers he is "shocked" by the state of the US military's readiness, blaming legal budget caps and the grind of 16 years of constant war.

North Korea fires suspected cruise missiles

2017-06-08 17:36

North Korea has fired several suspected short-range anti-ship missiles in a continuation of defiant launches while building a nuclear missile that can reach the US.

North Korea defies UN Security sanction and launches test missiles

North Korea has continued to launch missiles as part of its weapons program, against calls for the country to pull back on its missions. Watch.

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