President Trump on Thursday announced new financial sanctions targeting North Korea as his administration seeks to build international support for more aggressively confronting the rogue nation, whose escalating nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have reached what U.S. officials consider a crisis point. Continue reading Trump imposes new sanctions on North Korea; Kim says he will ‘tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire’
Protesters, unhappy with a new budget approved earlier this month, take to the streets for a second week.
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According to the Japanese government Sorth Korea have conducted their sixth nuclear test. Continue reading North Korea Sixth Nuclear Test
Armchair experts on North Korea – and a fair few who watch from their desks too – like to write off Kim Jong Un as unpredictable. Who knows what this nuclear-armed madman might do next, the refrain goes. Continue reading Don’t be surprised by North Korea’s missiles. They’re doing what they said they would.
Officers and protesters hurt after clashes at 12,000-strong ‘Welcome to Hell’ march in Hamburg
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At least nine people were killed and 20 were injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in the St. Petersburg metro system on Monday, the Russian National Anti-Terrorist Committee said.
The search for survivors continues Monday in Motoa, Colombia, as authorities increase relief efforts in response to an avalanche of water that struck the city early Saturday, killing more than 250.
Mrs May said her approach to negotiations was “definitely jaw jaw”.
The United States, Britain and France are among almost 40 countries that will not join talks on a nuclear weapons ban treaty starting at the United Nations on Monday, said U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley.
An avalanche struck a Japanese ski resort midmorning on Monday, overwhelming a student mountaineering exercise and leaving at least eight people with no vital signs, according to local authorities. Some 40 other students and teachers were injured in the avalanche, which hit the area in Tochigi Prefecture, nearly 100 miles north of Tokyo.