Chuck Hagel

April 12, 2013

North Korea tensions, China GDP, Thatcher funeral, Italian presidential politics, and Friends of Syria – the world next week

By Jasper Wenban-Smith, international editor of ForesightNews. A round up of world news in the week ahead from journalist resource ForesightNews. Monday 15 April North Korea marks the anniversary of the birth of the country‚Äôs founder (and grandfather of its current leader) Kim Il-sung. There has been much speculation that the current regime may be […]


April 5, 2013

Middle East peace, Cyprus crisis, North Korean tensions and John Kerry everywhere – the world next week

By Jasper Wenban-Smith, international editor of ForesightNews. A round up of world news in the week ahead from journalist resource ForesightNews. Monday 8 April US Secretary of State John Kerry continues his visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories on Monday (and Tuesday) where he is holding talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and […]