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After Trump and Brexit, is this the end for the Anglo Saxon west? | Timothy Garton Ash

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… are weaker in respect of foreign policy, but a Republican-dominated Congress has just passed legislation extending sanctions on Russia, North korea and Iran and deliberately made more difficult for the president to lift them. So long as Trump does not go to war with North korea, or some equivalent folly, the United States could yet emerge from four years of a ghastly presidency with both its democracy and its international reputation battered, but not damaged beyond repair. British democracy too …

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9 nicknames I gave Donald Trump that did nothing to stop his authoritarianism

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… 9. Donald Covfefe I said this to my mom upon emerging from her basement where I had just recently moved in, thinking this was finally the jibe that brought him down for good. While she recommended I spend my time volunteering for a cause or supporting those looking to unseat Paul Ryan, she didn’t seem to find the nickname as amusing as I had anticipated, and to my astonishment, Donald Trump was still sitting in the Oval Office, provoking North korea on Twitter, or worse. Thanks for …

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Kim Jong-nam death: Malaysia scraps visa-free entry for North Koreans

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Diplomatic row escalates in the wake of the killing of the political exile with a deadly nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur airport Malaysia is scrapping visa-free entry for North koreans travelling to the country, the state news agency has said, in the latest fallout from a deadly nerve agent attack at Kuala Lumpur airport. The bizarre killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North koreas ruler, has caused a diplomatic spat between Malaysia and North korea. The Bernama news agency …

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Suspects In Murder Of Kim Jong Un’s Brother Exit Court In Bullet-Proof Vests

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… Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 1, 2017. Yun Byung-se called for collective measures against North korea, including possible suspension of its U.N. membership. The countrys official KCNA news agency later said the claim that VX was used to kill its citizen was absurd and lacked scientific basis, calling it an assertion made by the United States and South korea to tarnish the Norths image. Security camera footage, which has been broadcast in the media, showed …

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Behind VX, the world’s deadliest poison that killed North Korea’s Kim Jong-nam

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Image: HEON-KYUN/EPA/REX/Shutterstock It’s almost like something out of a spy novel. On Friday, Malaysian authorities announced that VX, the “deadliest nerve agent ever created”, was used to assassinate Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North korea’s current leader, Kim Jong-un. SEE ALSO: Stores are already selling the ‘LOL’ shirt worn by North korea ‘assassin’ The alleged killers are believed to have wiped a substance on Kim’s face at …

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A look ahead at the 2017 ‘League of Legends’ Season 7

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… pairings, it seemed like any team had a chance to walk away with victory. SEE ALSO: ‘Faker’ wins MVP as SKT claims another ‘League of Legends’ championship So now that one of the most wide-open fields in League history has been narrowed to just one winner, which regions were the most dominant? Which teams have the potential to dominate in Season 7 and which squads continued to disappoint? LoL Champions korea (LCK) Image: LOLEsports Wtih all three of the South …

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North Korea Bans Foreigners From Pyongyang Marathon Over Ebola Fears

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The country shut its doors to foreign tourists over fears of the virus in October, even though there are no cases near the isolated nation. Authorities in North korea have barred foreigners from competing in the annual Pyongyang marathon — one of the reclusive nation’s most popular tourist events — because of ongoing fears about the spread of the Ebola virus, according to travel agencies. …

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Apple Music bests Spotify, arrives in Korea and Israel first

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DJ Rashida performs as Apple Music and BET present “New Faces of R&B” during the 2016 BET Experience on June 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.Image: Maury Phillips/Getty Images for BET Apple Musics global expansion continues this week as it arrives in Israel and South korea. Arch-rival Spotify is not yet available in either country. First launched June 2015, Apple Music, a paid streaming service that comes with a three-month free trial, is up against the likes of Spotify, …

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South Koreans rush to remote town on North Korean border to play ‘Pokmon Go’

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Welcome to the new South korean capital of Pokmon Go.Image: @DC_RedBeanBORA/twitter It’s official: Pokmon Go fever is at an all time high. The lack ofBut it now looks like a technical glitch in the game’s software is allowing for South koreans with App Store access to get into the game. Here’s the catch: South koreans will have to travel quite some distance to a town on the border of North korea, called Sokcho, to nab thoseAccording to , due to Sokcho’s unique …

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This Is How Halloween Is Celebrated Differently Around The World. It’s Awesome.

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… Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. This is a three day long festival honoring the memory and spirits of the dead. However, instead of it being a scary or somber holiday, the mood of the event is celebratory.  12.) Czech Republic. Pinterest In the Czech Republic, it is a tradition to place an empty chair by the fireplace on Halloween night for every one of your relatives, both living and dead. 13.) korea. Tory Halloween in korea is called Chuseok. …

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