‘Madman’ N Korea leader to be ‘tested like never before’ — Trump

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WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump on Friday warned "madman" North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un that he would be "tested," the latest in an exchange of...

Palestinian President Abbas says peace closer with Trump engaged

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(Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas expressed optimism on Wednesday about reaching a peace agreement with Israel this year and said U.S. President Donald Trump's commitment to the issue...

West Africa steps up battle against pirates and poachers

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(AFP) - Armed and stony-faced, six black-clothed members of Senegal's marine special forces board the Chinese fishing boat, alerted by radio that it may be operating illegally. Identity papers are...

British man held in Dubai for raising middle finger

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BBC News:-A British man who raised his middle finger at another driver in Dubai could face jail after he was arrested for "offensive behaviour". Jamil Ahmed Mukadam, from Leicester, said...

US police shoot deaf man ‘ignoring commands’

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BBC:-A deaf man has been shot and killed by Oklahoma City police officers as he approached them holding a metal pipe. The two officers did not hear neighbours shouting "he...

Report: Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills

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(AP) — A Russian military helicopter gunship accidentally fired on spectators during war games in western Russia, injuring several people, news reports said Tuesday. The Russian military acknowledged that a...

London council finds 35 men living in one three-bedroom house

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(Guardian) - A raid on a three-bedroom house in north-west London has found 35 men living in rooms full of mattresses. The discovery was made on Winchester Avenue, Queensbury, at about 6am...

Guyanese man jailed in NY for wife’s murder

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DNAInfo:-.-QUEENS, NEW YORK — A man who attacked his wife last December on a Richmond Hill street, nearly decapitating her with a kitchen knife, has been sentenced to 21 years...

Melania Trump billboard removed in Croatia

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USA Today:-A billboard showing first lady Melania Trump next to the phrase "just imagine how far you can go with a little bit of English" was removed Tuesday in...

Maria: Whole of Puerto Rico without power

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BBC:-Hurricane Maria has knocked out power to the entire island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, emergency officials have said. Abner Gómez, head of the disaster management agency, said...