Category Archives: World

13 killed as church roof collapses in South Africa

North Korea’s Kim back to military optics to raise heat

Though Kim claims he still has a good personal relationship with the US president, he and senior North Korean officials have shown increasing frustration with Trump’s top advisers, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton.

‘It’s a witch hunt’: Trump’s brash fight against Mueller

President Donald Trump’s strategist warned him not to fire FBI director James Comey. His advisors told him to stop tweeting about the Russia investigation. And his lawyers encouraged him to cooperate. Trump ignored them all, and could still claim vindication Thursday after the Mueller report cleared him of collusion charges.

China says Silk Road not geopolitical tool, understands concerns

China’s Belt and Road project is not a “geopolitical tool” or a debt crisis for participating nations, but Beijing welcomes constructive suggestions on how to address concerns over the initiative, the government’s top diplomat said on Friday.

328 days in ISS? Christina plans to create a spaceflight record

Part of Nasa’s study of the effects of long spaceflights on the human body, Koch will spend 328 days in space. The 40-year-old astronaut has been in orbit since last month.

Male nixes land policy of pro-China ex-President

Hindus in Pakistan protest abduction, forced conversion of girls

North Korea says it tested new weapon, wants Mike Pompeo out of talks

North Korea said on Thursday that it had test-fired a new type of “tactical guided weapon. Pyongyang accused US secretary of state Mike Pompeo of playing down the significance of comments by leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea accused Pompeo of “talking nonsense” and misrepresenting Kim’s comments.

Pakistan’s finance minister quits amid criticism

Pakistan’s finance minister says he will step down amid a wave of criticism over the government’s handling of a financial crisis that has sent prices soaring.

66 minutes: The frantic race to save Notre Dame