North Korean state news agency KCNA reports that the country's authorities are considering ways to hand over the body of the slain official to the South if it is found.
Suppliers of certain equipment to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation will now have to apply for individual export licenses, according to a letter from the Commerce Department.
The move came after North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un issued a rare personal apology for the killing.
The Games were originally scheduled for this summer, but were put off for a year in March by the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government due to Covid-19 fears.
Based on satellite imagery, Australian Strategic Policy Institute reports that around 16,000 mosques have been destroyed or damaged in recent years.
South Korea has accused Pyongyang of fatally shooting one of its public servants, who was likely trying to defect, and burning his body after finding him on a floating object in North Korean waters earlier this week.
The clashes came a day after the Taliban said they had killed 28 Afghan paramilitary policemen in Uruzgan in southern Afghanistan.
The arrest comes after China imposed a sweeping new national security law on Hong Kong in late June.
Thailand's Parliament voting on amendments to the country’s military-backed constitution is a demand by pro-democracy protesters who have been protesting for more than two months.
The police investigation was launched after mounting calls for a wider look into Bollywood's so-called "drugs mafia" following the suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput who was found dead in his Mumbai apartment in June.
An estimated 470 whales were discovered beached on the shore and sand bars along the remote island state of Tasmania. Veterinary teams are assessing a few more distressed whales for more mercy killings "based on animal welfare grounds."
More than 380 "suspected detention facilities" identified as the number continues to grow, according to the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, whose two contributing researchers were banned from China after the publication of the report.
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