North Korea parades military might amid tension with US

North Korea led by defiant leader Kim Jong Un, on Friday at a parade showed its military might amid growing tension between Pyongyang and Washington. The North used the parade celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il-sung to showcase its strategic weapons, such as prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles. Wearing…

N’Korea says it’s ready for war with US if that’s what Trump wants

North Korea’s vice foreign minister Han Song Ryol has indicated Pyongyang’s readiness to go to war with America if that is what President Donald Trump wants. Speaking to newsmen, the North Korean official added that if the U.S. shows any sign of “reckless” military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its…

VENEZUELA: 3 more protesters feared dead during demonstrations

The on-going protests against the presidency of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela has witnessed the killing of three more people who took to the streets in wealthy eastern Caracas amid a tropical downpour Thursday to support the protest movement. The death of the three victims are coming a day after two under aged protesters were shot…

North Korea says US is instigating war in Korean peninsula

Days after the United States deployed its Navy’s USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group to the Korean peninsula, the North Korean government has condemned the move. Pyongyang denounced US deployment of “huge nuclear strategic assets” to the Korean peninsula as a U.S. aircraft carrier group headed for the region amid concerns the North may…

Despite apology, passenger dragged off United Airlines plans to sue

69-year-old passenger, identified as Dr David Dao, who was forcefully dragged off a United Airlines plan and bloodied in the process is seeking legal action after the embarrassment meted out to him. The passenger who suffered a broken nose and concussion when he was violently removed from a flight in Chicago in an incident which…

Trump drops non-nuclear ‘mother of all bombs’ on Afghanistan

The United States on Thursday dropped a non nuclear bomb containing 11 tons of explosives on Afghanistan. The explosive was dropped on an ISIS cave complex in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on the border with Pakistan. A Pentagon spokesman told CBS News’ David Martin, that the bomb is officially called a GBU-43 or Massive Ordnance Air…

65-yr-old 1st female Muslim judge in US found dead in river

The body of Shelia Abdus-Salaam, 65, the first female Muslim judge in the United States’, Shelia Abdus-Salaam, 65, has beeb found dead in the Hudson River near Manhattan, in New York. According to reports, Shelia Abdus-Salaam had been reported missing earlier in the day before her body was found in the river, when her husband…

Two under aged protesters shot dead in Venezuela

Two under aged protesters have been shot dead by local police in Venezuela following growing unrest and demonstrations in the South American country ignited by deepening political and economic crisis. One of the victims according to reports is a 14-year-old who was shot dead alongside another in the western city of Barquisimeto on Tuesday night….

Trump walks away from campaign promise to improve ties with Russia

As tension between Washington and Moscow rises over Syria, the President of the United States Donald Trump seems to be walking away from his campaign to improve ties with Russia. Trump suggested that much when he declared in Washington that US relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low”. His top diplomat offered a…