Boats, planes and armoured train: How Kim Jong Un travels abroad

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un is reportedly on his way to Russia’s port city Vladivostok via bulletproof train to meet President Vladimir Putin. In line with a long-standing tradition among North Korean leaders, Mr Kim will likely spend over 20 hours travelling some 1,180km (733 miles) on the slow-moving locomotive – said to include a restaurant […]

Morocco earthquake: Villagers’ hopes waning in search for survivors

Rescuers in Morocco have been using their bare hands as desperate search efforts continue for survivors of Friday’s powerful earthquake. A total of 2,681 people are known to have died in the tremor – the country’s deadliest in 60 years. Morocco’s government is under pressure to accept more international aid, as rescuers battle with exhaustion. […]