High inflation, a plunging local currency and recession concerns in export markets have placed the Bangladesh economy under pressure.
The launch comes days after Pyongyang promised a sustained and overwhelming response to U.S.-South Korean military exercises.
Newly released transcripts from the night of a deadly crowd crush in Seoul show delays in treating the injured as emergency responders and bystanders on the scene repeatedly called asking for back up.
North Korea denied providing Russia with artillery shells, days after the Biden administration alleged Pyongyang sought covert ways to supply weapons for Moscow’s war with Ukraine.
North Korea fired four short-range ballistic missiles off its west coast as the U.S. and South Korea wrapped up joint air drills that were extended in response to Pyongyang’s provocations.
The government and the army have denied any involvement in the attack on the ousted prime minister, which has highlighted divisions in Pakistan.
South Koreans are reaching a consensus that last weekend’s deadly Halloween crowd surge accident could have been avoided.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin condemned the tests, calling the recent missile launches ‘potentially destabilizing.’
Mr. Khan, ousted in April, has been waging a campaign against the country’s powerful military and the government that replaced him.
South Koreans are trying to come to grips with a tragedy that claimed the lives of 156 people, many of them young.
The activity came a day after the Kim Jong Un regime launched nearly two dozen missiles off its eastern and western coasts.
The city’s financial summit drew executives from Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley, among others, but featured little debate.
One missile flew south of a disputed maritime border and so close to a South Korean island that it triggered an air-raid warning.
The main opposition Democratic Party called for the country’s national police chief and interior minister to be fired.
The country’s hyperconnectivity led to a fast spread of raw imagery of death and suffering at the Halloween tragedy, creating anxiety among many.
Authorities are investigating claims made by some witnesses that people intentionally pushed the crowd forward with deadly results.
The 154 people who died in Seoul this weekend were crushed in a narrow alleyway that was jammed with Halloween revelers, according to South Korean authorities who are investigating Saturday’s tragedy.
The Nobel Peace Prize winner has been sentenced to 26 years in a series of cases since the country’s military coup, and more trials are under way.
An estimated 82 people suffered injuries in the city’s Itaewon nightlife district, which was host to massive parties for the holiday.
Business leaders say lingering restrictions will overshadow coming events—a finance summit and a rugby tournament—intended to woo executives back to the city.