|North Korea using sophisticated means to avoid U.N. sanctions: U.N. report|
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has developed sophisticated countermeasures to circumvent U.N. sanctions, including the suspected use of its embassies to facilitate the illegal trade in weapons, according to a United Nations report.
|Search widened as Malaysia air probe finds scant evidence of attack|
KUALA LUMPUR/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The so-far fruitless search for a missing Malaysian airliner entered its fourth day on Tuesday, as sources in Europe, the United States and Asia voiced growing scepticism that the flight lost with 239 people on board was the target of an attack.
|Chilean is first foreign fatality in Venezuela unrest|
CARACAS (Reuters) - A Chilean woman was shot dead while clearing a barricade put up by anti-government protesters, the first foreign fatality during a month of civil unrest in Venezuela, authorities said on Monday.
|Governor Christie's trustworthiness takes a hit in New Jersey poll|
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie casts himself as a straight-talking everyman, but as scandal swirls around his administration, the number of state voters who see him as trustworthy has fallen dramatically, a poll said on Tuesday.
|Confrontation in Ukraine as diplomacy stalls|
SEVASTOPOL/KIEV (Reuters) - A pro-Russian force opened fire in seizing a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on Monday and NATO announced reconnaissance flights along its eastern frontiers as confrontation around the Black Sea peninsula showed no sign of easing.
|Libya says halts tanker outside rebel port, plans military offensive|
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya on Monday stopped a North Korean-flagged tanker that had loaded oil from a rebel-held port, after naval forces briefly exchanged fire with the rebels, officials said.