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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the testing of a new tactical guided weapon, state media said on Thursday. The weapon has a “peculiar mode of guiding flight” and “a powerful warhead”, The official KCNA agency said.
EU officials accused Brunei of “rude” and “abusive” lobbying against a resolution condemning the Muslim-majority sultanate for imposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. Brunei has drawn global condemnation from the UN, govts and celebrities for Islamic laws introduced on April 3.
France on Wednesday announced it would invite architects from around the world to submit designs for replacing the spire of Notre-Dame cathedral after a devastating blaze, as the government braced for a mammoth restoration challenge.
The uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is to stand trial in France on charges of building up a big property empire in the country using funds from Syrian state coffers, legal sources said on Wednesday.