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In bizarre claim, North Korea blames detained U.S. man for trying to overthrow Kim Jong Un-led regime

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In bizarre claim, North Korea blames detained U.S. man for trying to overthrow Kim Jong Un-led regime

North Korea confirmed the detention of the American citizen for the first time Pyongyang has blamed the man for acts of hostility aimed at overthrowing the country While House official has said North Korea could use nuclear weapons as blackmail WASHINGTON, U.S. – In a first of such acknowledgements, North Korea has confirmed the detention […]

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Eight Islamic State members, including leader, killed in northwestern Mosul

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Eight Islamic State members, including leader, killed in northwestern Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) An Islamic State leader and seven others were killed during battles in the northwest of Mosul, according to Federal Police. “Troops resumed its advance in the northwest of Mosul to reach the bank of the river [Tigris] and besiege al-Jisr al-Khamis region, north of the Old City,” Lt.Gen. Shaker Jawdat said in statements […]

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FBI chief names Russia ‘greatest threat on Earth

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FBI chief names Russia ‘greatest threat on Earth

FBI Director JamesComey said during Senate hearings that Russia was the largest threat on Earth, especially for the American democracy. NBC News journalist Bradd Jaffy posted a part of the unprecedented statement on Twitter. “Certainly, in my view, [Russia] the greatest threat of any nation on Earth, given their intention and their capability,” Comey, the […]

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Somali minister shot dead near presidential palace(Aljazeera)

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Somali minister shot dead near presidential palace(Aljazeera)

Abbas Abdullahi, public works and reconstruction minister, dies after bodyguards for auditor general shoot at his car.  Bodyguards for Somalia’s auditor general shot dead a government minister in an apparent accident near the presidential palace in Mogadishu on Wednesday evening, police said. Auditor general Nur Farah’s bodyguards opened fire on a car carrying Abbas Abdullahi Sheikh Siraji, […]

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Normalization with Turkey complete, ties fully restored, says Putin

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Normalization with Turkey complete, ties fully restored, says Putin

Relations between Turkey and Russia have been fully restored, President Vladimir Putin said in a meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Sochi Wednesday. Holding talks at the Russian president’s residence in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, the two leaders discussed the latest developments on bilatereal relations, particularly the Syrian crisis. Russian President […]

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North Korea detains US professor for ‘acts of hostility’ to overthrow hermit kingdom

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North Korea detains US professor for ‘acts of hostility’ to overthrow hermit kingdom

An American professor arrested in North Korea as he tried to leave the country last month is being held for “committing criminal acts of hostility” aimed at overturning the hermit kingdom, the state-run KCNA news agency claimed. Kim Sang-duk was detained at Pyongyang airport on 22 April. He is reportedly “under detention by a relevant […]

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Low-dose aspirin may lower risk for most common type of breast cancer

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Low-dose aspirin may lower risk for most common type of breast cancer

Score yet another point for low-dose aspirin: Regularly taking ‘baby’ aspirin appears to protect women from the most common type of breast cancer, new researchsuggested. Study senior author Leslie Bernstein said, “Use of low-dose aspirin at least three times a week was linked to a 20 percent risk reduction for cancers known as hormone-receptor positive, […]

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Diplomacy or saber-rattling? US, North Korea at crossroads

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Diplomacy or saber-rattling? US, North Korea at crossroads

Diplomacy or saber-rattling? US, North Korea at crossroads Trump opens door to meeting Kim ‘under the right circumstances’ HIROSHI MINEGISHI and TSUYOSHI NAGASAWA, Nikkei staff writers SEOUL/WASHINGTON — The U.S. and North Korea have reached a key turning point in their standoff over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile development, with the American president making unusual overtures […]

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Putin, Trump discuss ‘safe zones’ in Syria, ‘dangerous’ North Korea situation in phone call

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Putin, Trump discuss ‘safe zones’ in Syria, ‘dangerous’ North Korea situation in phone call

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed working together to end the violence in Syria on Tuesday in their first phone call since U.S. air strikes in Syria strained U.S.-Russian relations. The White House said the two leaders agreed that “all parties must do all they can to end the violence” in […]

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Aarhus man sentenced to six months’ prison for making bomb in basement

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Aarhus man sentenced to six months’ prison for making bomb in basement

 A 25-year-old man of Somali nationality has been sentenced to six months in prison for making a bomb in the basement of his Aarhus apartment block. The man has appealed against the sentence. Also sentenced with conditional deportation, the man was found guilty of making and possessing a bomb, prosecutor Lars Petersen of East Jutland […]

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