PYONGYANG — Kim Yang Gon, a senior party official of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), was killed in a car crash Tuesday, the official news agency KCNA reported Wednesday morning.
Before his death, Kim Yang Gon, 73, served as director of the United Front Department and secretary of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), two important posts. He became a member of the political bureau of the WPK Central Committee since February 2015.
(DPRK-Car Accident-Kim Yang Gon)
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TBILISI — The Georgian parliament on Tuesday confirmed Giorgi Kvirikashvili as the country’s new prime minister after lengthy debates that lasted till midnight.
“The parliament has approved the new government by 86 votes to 28,” parliament speaker David Usupashvili said. (Georgia-PM)
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ISLAMABAD — At least 26 people were killed and 52 others injured in a suicide blast which hit a gov’t building in Pakistan’s northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday.
Provincial information minister, Mushtaq Ghani, told media that at least 26 people lost their lives and 52 others were injured in this suicide attack, while six others were in critical condition. (Pakistan-Blast)
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LONDON — Husband and wife Mohammed Rehman and Sana Ahmed Khan have been found guilty of preparing terrorist acts in London, Sky news reports Tuesday.
Rehman, 25, asked his followers which target, Westfield shopping center or the London Underground, is suitable for a massive terror attack under the Twitter username “Silent Bomber.” (Britain-Terrorism) Enditem