• North Korea may have conducted nuclear test after magnitude-6.3 quake detected
North Korea may have conducted nuclear test after magnitude-6.3 quake detected

The two North Korean earthquakes , measured by Chinese monitors as magnitude 6.3, and then magnitude 4.6, triggered by the hydrogen bomb explosion on Sunday, prompted reports of tremors in Chinese border towns and scrambled Chinese jets. "Any threat to the United States or its territories including Guam or our allies will be met with a massive mil...

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  • North Korea could nuke US, Europe 'within months'
North Korea could nuke US, Europe 'within months'

Gen. David H. Berger, commander, U.S. His comments were published hours after the USA and South Korea conducted a mock bombing raid on the Korean Peninsula that was denounced by Pyongyang as a "rash act". The latest tweet by the Republican U.S. president drew criticism from some quarters in Washington. Last month, North Korea fired a potent...

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  • Bastar Solidarity Network Kolkata Chapter protests against 'genocide' of Rohingya
Bastar Solidarity Network Kolkata Chapter protests against 'genocide' of Rohingya

Yousafzai became a household name across the world after she survived an assassination attempt by Taliban gunmen while riding home from school in Pakistan in 2012. Malaysian prime minister Najib Razzak tweets, Rohingya Violence should be stopped for the sake of Myanmar and also for this region. They ( Myanmar forces) were killing us there.

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  • Mattis says he and Trump are on same page regarding North Korea
Mattis says he and Trump are on same page regarding North Korea

North Korea, which claims Washington has long threatened it by flaunting the powerful USA nuclear arsenal, describes the long-range B-1Bs as "nuclear strategic bombers" although the United States no longer arms them with nuclear weapons. It reiterated the importance of maintaining peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and in Northeast Asi...

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  • Trump weighing termination of South Korea free trade deal
Trump weighing termination of South Korea free trade deal

It came as United States and South Korean forces were nearing the end of the 10-day annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint exercises, which the North regards as a rehearsal for invasion. Friday night, the White House released a readout of the phone call between the two leaders, saying Trump provided a conceptual approval of the sale of billions of dol...

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  • BRICS Nations Condemn Pakistan-Based Terror Groups
BRICS Nations Condemn Pakistan-Based Terror Groups

While a certain friction was natural among "neighbours and large powers", the area of "difference" had to be handled with "mutual respect" and efforts should be made to find "common ground", he added. Indian and Chinese troops last month ended a tense stand-off on the Doklam border which began in June, seriously affecting their ties. "We have devel...

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  • Davis dismisses UK's £50bn Brexit divorce bill as 'nonsense'
Davis dismisses UK's £50bn Brexit divorce bill as 'nonsense'

Tensions continue to be high between the remaining European Union countries and the United Kingdom, with Brexit Secretary David Davis responding to Barnier's comments by saying it would not be forced into a divorce bill deal. Clearly stung by mounting criticisms of his negotiating strategy, the Brexit Secretary used an interview on the Andre...

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  • Grades: Justin Thomas gets 5th win of season at Dell Technologies Championship
Grades: Justin Thomas gets 5th win of season at Dell Technologies Championship

Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth have been friends since they were 14-year-old golfing prodigies, each trying to beat the other while growing intertwined in the way two young kids sharing similar experiences can. He three-putted from 51 feet at the par-3 11th and couldn't salvage an up-and-down at the 12th, missing his par putt from 12 feet. An...

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  • FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Cat. 5 Hurricane Irma strengthens, Tropical Storm Jose forms
FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Cat. 5 Hurricane Irma strengthens, Tropical Storm Jose forms

Update 8 a.m.: Hurricane Irma has strengthened to Category 5 hurricane with 175 miles per hour winds. Jose is expected to strengthen over the next 48 and could become a hurricane by Friday. The storm is far away from any land mass, and is 1,500 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. Environmental conditions are conducive for gradual development, an...

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  • NFLPA files temporary restraining order to block Ezekiel Elliott's suspension
NFLPA files temporary restraining order to block Ezekiel Elliott's suspension

The testimony was allowed in response to the NFL Players Association presenting its own medical forensics expert Tuesday, another source familiar with the hearing told ESPN . Elliott wouldn't be eligible to return until the week of the Cowboys' game against the Washington Redskins on October 29. Either way, Friday's move by the NFLPA is the la...

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  • United Kingdom could stay in single market PERMANENTLY, says Labour deputy Tom Watson
United Kingdom could stay in single market PERMANENTLY, says Labour deputy Tom Watson

The legislation will be debated on Thursday after MPs return to Westminster following a summer break in which some have been plotting their tactics for the Brexit battles ahead. The legislation is not supported by the Labour Party, which has requested changes in six areas, including guarantees that workers' rights will be protected.

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  • Health attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba continued in August
Health attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba continued in August

A U.S. union says some staff based at the USA embassy in Cuba suffered permanent hearing loss as a result of mysterious "sonic incidents" in Havana. Victims have reported other symptoms including brain swelling, severe headaches, balance problems and "cognitive disruption".

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  • Frankfurt evacuates 60000 after 1.8 tonne British WWII bomb uncovered
Frankfurt evacuates 60000 after 1.8 tonne British WWII bomb uncovered

Police on Sunday cordoned off a 1.5 kilometer radius around the bomb , leading to the largest evacuation in Germany since the end of World War II . By 12pm, all residents of the area had been relocated and the bomb disposal team moved in. Police said they took stragglers into custody to secure the area.

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  • Dialogue only solution in US-North Korea standoff: Putin
Dialogue only solution in US-North Korea standoff: Putin

The Russian president further described the situation on the Korean Peninsula as "balancing on the brink of a large-scale conflict". China along Russian Federation has called for moderation on the matter, and they oppose to the USA carrying out joint military drills in South Korea.

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  • I'd like anyone to be the President, right away: George Clooney
I'd like anyone to be the President, right away: George Clooney

While casting around for story ideas, Clooney found a 1957 incident that happened in Levittown, Pa., in which an African-American family moved into a suburban development; however, many white residents in the area reacted with violence. "Of course, we weren't and we still have these eruptions every couple of years that tell us we still have a lot...

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  • USA expels Russian diplomats from DC, NY and San Francisco
USA expels Russian diplomats from DC, NY and San Francisco

The U.S. retaliatory move waited until American diplomats and staffers left Russian Federation this week, following Vladimir Putin's order on July 30 to shrink the presence at United States embassy by 755 staffers. But instead of lashing out at Russia's aggressive diplomatic move, Trump actually praised Putin for kicking out United States diplo...

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  • Near-Record Temperatures as San Diego Heat Weave Continues into Weekend
Near-Record Temperatures as San Diego Heat Weave Continues into Weekend

Three structures had burned, at least two of them homes, but fire officials said they were confident they could tame the blaze unless winds picked up. In Northern California , the extreme heat sent Michelle Ogburn to a cooling center set up in Santa Clara's North Branch Library, one of many that were opened throughout the state .

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  • It's BJP's cabinet reshuffle, not NDA's, say miffed allies
It's BJP's cabinet reshuffle, not NDA's, say miffed allies

The Shiv Sena on Sunday said that the party was not happy with the Union Cabinet reshuffle set to take place within few minutes and thereby, would not attend the oath ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi . "Some of them had even got new kurta-pyjama and bundi stitched for the swearing-in ceremony but the elusive invitation did not come"...

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  • Hurricane damage could hit €150bn, says Texas
Hurricane damage could hit €150bn, says Texas

Greg Abbott said on September 3 that Hurricane Harvey could cost up to $180 billion, which would make it the costliest hurricane ever. "This is my first time in need of help", she said. At least one high school, with 2,700 students, was unlikely to open for almost the entire school year, and the city was still evaluating some other school structu...

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  • Former IAS officer Alphons Kannanthanam appointed a MoS in ministry of IT
Former IAS officer Alphons Kannanthanam appointed a MoS in ministry of IT

Four junior ministers were today elevated to the cabinet rank and nine new faces, including four former government officers, inducted as Ministers of State, in a rejig by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a focus on his agenda on good governance.

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