• South Korean prosecutors arrest culture minister over blacklist of cultural figures
    International Business Times55 minutes ago

    South Korean prosecutors arrest culture minister over blacklist of cultural figures

    Prosecutors in South Korea arrested the country's culture minister on Saturday (21 January) over her suspected hand in the blacklisting of cultural figures. It is alleged that Cho Yoon-sun was responsible for drawing up a blacklist of artists, writers and entertainers, who were critical of impeached

  • US calls for arrest of former UN chief Ban Ki-moon's brother in corruption scandal
    International Business Times3 hours ago

    US calls for arrest of former UN chief Ban Ki-moon's brother in corruption scandal

    The US government has called on South Korea to arrest a brother of former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon who is being implicated in a corruption scandal. Assistant US Attorney Daniel Noble told a federal court on 20 January that a request has been made for the arrest of Ban Ki-sang who is being accused

  • Inside Trump Tower, A Saloon Cheers The New President
    Newsweek

    Inside Trump Tower, A Saloon Cheers The New President

    At Trump Bar, inside of Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, patrons stood two-deep and massed before both televisions—tuned to Fox News—late Friday morning. “President Trump—that has a nice ring to it,” says a middle-aged man as Trump stepped to the dais and raised his right hand. Two young girls in 

  • Reuters

    British Cycling chief Drake leaves job

    Ian Drake, the man who has presided over a golden era for British Cycling, stepped down as the governing body's chief executive on Friday, three months earlier than planned. Drake, who has been involved with British Cycling for 20 years, the last eight as chief executive, announced in October that

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