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LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Authorities in Bolivia say striking miners have kidnapped and killed the country's deputy government minister, who had traveled to the area to mediate in the conflict over mining laws.
By Hyunjoo Jin and Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - A senior executive at South Korea's Lotte Group was found dead on Friday, a suspected suicide, hours before he was to be questioned by prosecutors conducting a criminal probe into the family-run conglomerate, news reports said. Lotte Group, in a text message to reporters, said it confirmed the death of Vice Chairman Lee In-won through police and other sources. South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, citing unnamed sources, reported a body believed to be Lee's was found on a walking path outside Seoul on Friday morning.