North Korea sends aid to 800 families suffering from intestinal epidemic

North Korea sends aid to 800 families suffering from intestinal epidemic

SEOUL, June 17 (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other senior officials prepared aid to send to 800 families suffering from an unidentified intestinal epidemic, state media reported on Friday, as the country also battles its first COVID-19 outbreak. North Korea revealed this week it was facing an “acute enteric epidemic” on … Read more

Canada accuses China of ‘very concerning’ behavior in aerial spat

Canada accuses China of ‘very concerning’ behavior in aerial spat

SINGAPORE, June 11 (Reuters) – Canada believes China showed “very concerning and unprofessional” behavior while harassing its patrol aircraft near North Korea, Defense Minister Anita Anand said on Saturday, but she declined comment when asked whether she had raised the issue with her Chinese counterpart. Speaking on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, … Read more

Having shipped artillery shells to Ukraine, Canada asks S.Korea for more

Having shipped artillery shells to Ukraine, Canada asks S.Korea for more

Canada’s Defense Minister Anita Anand speaks with Canadian military personnel during a visit to highlight military aid for Ukraine at Canadian Forces Base Trenton in Trenton, Ontario, Canada, April 14, 2022. REUTERS/Lars Hagberg/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, May 30 (Reuters) – Canada has asked South Korea to supply … Read more