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Recent articles by Kim:

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iran oil tanker 'Grace 1' after Gibraltar judge orders its release

The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant to seize an Iran oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, a day after a judge ordered the release of 'Grace 1.' → Read More

US moves to seize Iranian oil supertanker

The United States has applied to seize an Iranian oil supertanker, according to the government in Gibraltar. The ship was due to be released. → Read More

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says

Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from Iran. → Read More

A$AP Rocky to be released from custody until Aug. 14 as judge delays verdict in assault case

The American rapper A$AP Rocky has been in a detention center next to Stockholm's District Court since July 3. → Read More

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is like Trump. Only he isn't.

Boris Johnson, 55, was unveiled as Theresa May's replacement as prime minister on Tuesday. He's like Donald Trump. And he isn't. → Read More

Boris Johnson wins contest to be United Kingdom’s new prime minister

Boris Johnson succeeded Theresa May as Britain's new leader on Tuesday and the incoming prime minster faces a potentially bumpy ride. → Read More

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; some sentenced to death

Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites. → Read More

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released

Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May. → Read More

Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake

Iran denied it lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said it had 'destroyed' an Iranian drone that was threatening a U.S. ship. → Read More

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf

Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said. → Read More

'Dangerous' path: Iran breaches uranium enrichment level under nuclear deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran is enriching uranium above 3.67%. It did not specify how far beyond the threshold it went. → Read More

Global terrorism is in decline. For victims, it doesn't feel like it

The absolute number, prevalence and lethality of terrorist incidents has decreased significantly since 2014. That's cold comfort for families. → Read More

Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, Dubai ruler's wife, in hiding in London: report

The sixth wife of Dubai's billionaire ruler is in hiding in London, a report says, in a case that may be linked to his daughter's disappearance. → Read More

'Any amount we want': Iran poised to increase uranium enrichment at higher levels

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will commence higher-level uranium enrichment from July 7 if the impact of U.S. sanctions is not alleviated. → Read More

In news, when words fail, graphic and shocking photos often don't

Images of human crises can seize our attentions and, in some cases, propel us toward action or least new insight. → Read More

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord, UN says

Iran exceeded a limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, the U.N. says. → Read More

'Extraordinary sacrifices': Trump joins Queen Elizabeth II for D-Day anniversary in Portsmouth

President Donald Trump joined Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders in paying respect to Allied service members who took part in the D-Day landings. → Read More

Trump dismisses British protests as 'fake news' as thousands march against him in London

Thousands of demonstrators Tuesday showed their discontent with President Donald Trump's state visit to Britain. → Read More

Trump's U.K. state visit turns from pomp and pageantry to foreign policy

President Trump is spending three days in Britain celebrating the 'special relationship' between Britain and the United States. → Read More

Trump starts U.K. state visit with war of words, calling London mayor 'stone cold loser'

A state visit is one of the highest honors the UK government can bestow on a foreign leader. Trump began his by insulting London's mayor. → Read More