Mongolia

Two Dead in Bubonic Plague Outbreak in China, Authorities Say

Exactly four weeks after an outbreak of the deadly and highly transmissible bubonic plague in China was described as being “well managed” by the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) and really no cause for concern, Beijing confirmed Tuesday further casualties from the surge in infections.

A woman wearing a protective mask to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in Wuhan, stands outside Beijing railway station in Beijing on January 27, 2020. - China on January 27 extended its biggest national holiday to buy time in the fight against a viral epidemic …

Kim Jong-Un’s Plane May Not Be Capable of Reaching Trump-Kim Summit

The Washington Post brings up an embarrassing little detail that may need to be cleared up before the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un can take place: Kim may not have an airplane capable of crossing the Pacific to attend a meeting in Europe, at least not without an embarrassing number of refueling stops.

In this April 9, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted …