A group of North Koreans could face execution for disclosing information on the whereabouts of Kim Jong-Il to South Korean media. Several were arrested and charged, South Korean reports and sources say.
Russia's opposition leaders shouldn't view their failure to win recent local elections as being a funeral for democracy, President Medvedev said during meetings with opposition representatives from Russia’s parliament.
The BRIC countries will soon become a significant economic and political force, believes India’s Foreign Minister. He says this will lead to considerable reorganization of international multi-lateral institutions.
“Fashion is a science of appearances” – this has been proven by doctor of political sciences, and daughter of the President of Uzbekistan, Gulnara Karimova, who’s unveiled her latest collection at Russian Fashion Week.
Commenting on Ukraine’s possible role in seeking dialogue between Russia and Georgia, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrey Nesterenko said it’s not necessary to ask other countries to act as intermediaries.
Many countries, not only Iran and North Korea, would want the nuclear technology, so a global legal regime is needed to allow them use it for scientific purposes, says Fred Weir from Christian Science Monitor.