North Korea

    Canada is among the latest to cut ties with North Korea after the communist country was accused of sinking a South Korean warship on March 26, 2010. Canada has formally suspended its already limited diplomatic ties with North Korea on May 24, the Canadian Press reports. Last week, North Korea lost the support of China and South Korea also because of the war ship-sinking incident.

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    • Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.