Court rejects injunction against dismissal of ex-MBC chief

Court rejects injunction against dismissal of ex-MBC chief

A Seoul court on Wednesday turned down an injunction request by some conservative board officials at a media-promoting agency that controls the key public broadcaster MBC to cancel the TV network board's decision to fire its chief.
Israeli riot police take up positions next to Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem on July 27, 2017. EPA/VNS

Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

President Donald Trump will recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday, upending decades of careful US policy and ignoring dire warnings of a historic misstep that could trigger a surge of violence in the Middle East.
The status of Jerusalem (photo) is one of the most contentious issues of the long-running Israeli-Palestinian conflict. — AFP Photo

Trump delays Jerusalem verdict as pressure mounts

Facing dark warnings of a historic misstep and widespread unrest, US President Donald Trump on Monday delayed a decision on whether to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the US embassy there.
The U.S. Air Force's F-16 fighter jet participates in the Vigilant ACE exercise with South Korea on Dec. 4, 2017. (Yonhap)

S. Korea, U.S. begin massive air combat drills

South Korea and the United States kicked off a major air force exercise here Monday against North Korea's threats, with two dozen U.S. stealth jets mobilized.