Otto Warmbier’s mother says North Korea ‘a cancer on earth’, calls diplomacy a ‘charade’

Cindy Warmbier, the mother of University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier, who was detained and held in North Korea who died after he returned back to the U.S. in 2017, called the hermit kingdom “a cancer on the earth.”

Brunei-owned hotels deactivate social media accounts amid backlash over country’s anti-gay law

Luxury hotels owned by Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah have deactivated their social media accounts or otherwise made the handles inaccessible in the wake of a fierce backlash to Brunei's new Islamic criminal laws that include punishing gay sex or adultery by stoning.

Fugitive Indian diamond tycoon’s art collection worth millions to be auctioned

An art collection belonging to Nirav Modi, a diamond tycoon who was ordered held without bail Wednesday more than a year after Indian authorities alleged he was involved in a $1.8 billion bank fraud, will be auctioned.

Former Peruvian president arrested in California for public intoxication, officials say

Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo, who is wanted in his native country in connection with Latin America’s biggest graft scandal, was arrested in California on suspicion of public intoxication and spent the night in jail before being released Monday, authorities said.