September 24, 2017

World News

Harvey. Irma. Maria. Why Is This Hurricane Season So Bad?

The 2017 hurricane season has been a full-on assault from Mother Nature. We are under siege, and our attackers have benign names like Harvey and Irma and Maria. But they are callous, powerful,...

In A First, Women Throng Saudi Stadium For Saudi Arabia's National Day

Hundreds of women thronged a sports stadium for the first time to mark Saudi Arabia's national day Saturday, celebrated across the conservative kingdom with a raucous display of concerts, folk dance...

After Trump's 'Little Rocketman' Jibe, N Korea Says Attack 'Inevitable'

North Korea's foreign minister warned Saturday that a strike against the US mainland is "inevitable" because President Donald Trump mocked leader Kim Jong Un with the belittling nickname "little...

US President Trump Casts Doubt Over Iran Nuclear Deal After Missile Test

President Donald Trump gave a stark warning Saturday that cast growing uncertainty over whether a nuclear deal clinched with Iran would survive after the Islamic republic tested a new medium-range...

London 'Noxious Substance' Attack Injures At Least Five

A suspected acid attack in east London injured at least five people on Saturday, with police saying they had arrested one man, although they did not believe the incident was terror related.

'Mentally Deranged': North Korea Foreign Minister's Tirade Against Trump

North Korea's Foreign Minister assailed US President Donald Trump at the United Nations on Saturday, deriding him as a "mentally deranged" leader whose threats had increased the chances of military...

Russia Willing To Assist India In Controlling Blue Whale Challenge

Russia is willing to help India in controlling the Blue Whale Challenge, its vice consul in south India informed the Madras High Court Bench in Madurai.

Two Pakistan Sisters Murdered By Father In 'Honour Killing'

Abdul Gani killed his daughters - 20-year-old Shamim and Noreen - and later confessed to the crime upon his arrest, according to DSP Fazal Wahid.

Walmart Wants To Have People Stock Your Fridge. Even If You're Not Home

Delivery workers who drop off Walmart groceries may soon also bring them into your kitchen and unload them into your refrigerator, even if you're not home.

US Bombers, Fighters, Stage Show Of Force Off North Korean Coast

U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew in international airspace over waters east of North Korea on Saturday in a show of force the Pentagon said demonstrated the range of...

Pakistan Navy Successfully Fires Anti-Ship Missile From Helicopter

The Pakistan Navy today successfully test-fired an anti-ship missile from a helicopter in the northern Arabian Sea, a navy spokesperson said.

Strong 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Mexico City

A strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake shook central Mexico on Saturday days after a powerful quake that killed nearly 300 people, Mexican and US seismological monitors said.