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Trump and North Korea war of words escalates

Trump and North Korea war of words escalates

Trump and North Korea war of words escalates 24 September 2017 From the section Asia Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump is making the US an ‘inevitable target’ US President Donald Trump has made new threats against North Korea...
Germany election: Merkel seeks fourth term

Germany election: Merkel seeks fourth term

Germany election: Merkel seeks fourth term 24 September 2017 From the section Europe Related Topics German federal elections 2017 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow young voters are shaking up the election Germans head to the polls today for...
North Korea: Trump made 'irreversible mistake'

North Korea: Trump made 'irreversible mistake'

North Korea’s foreign minister says Donald Trump made an “irreversible mistake” calling Kim Jong Un a “rocket man”. Ri Yong Ho addressed the United Nations general assembly on Saturday, saying the US President “committed an...
Will Meghan join Harry at Invictus Games?

Will Meghan join Harry at Invictus Games?

The opening ceremony for the Invictus Games will be held in Toronto later with speculation growing over whether Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will officially appear in public together for the first time. On Friday Harry was in the city meeting with some of the five...
Nervous Sweden stages huge military exercise

Nervous Sweden stages huge military exercise

There are men in the bushes carrying AK-5 rifles and American attack helicopters ducking behind trees, plus armoured cars covered in brambles and a radar station at the mall. Residents on this island in the Baltic Sea are not really sure what to make of it....

Canadian PM's socks incur wrath of Shatner

The Canadian PM’s choice of socks has prompted Twitter banter involving Star Wars’ Luke Skywalker and Star Trek’s Captain Kirk. Justin Trudeau brazenly wore socks depicting Star Wars favourite Chewbacca at a business forum in New York City, resulting...
Catalonia referendum: Protesters gather outside court

Catalonia referendum: Protesters gather outside court

Catalonia referendum: Protesters gather outside court 21 September 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption The court is deciding whether to free pro-independence Catalan officials detained by police on Wednesday Separatist supporters have...
Kill my son if drugs claims true, says Duterte

Kill my son if drugs claims true, says Duterte

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has told the country’s police to kill his son if allegations he is involved in drug trafficking with a Chinese triad are proved, saying officers carrying out the sentence will not be prosecuted. Mr Duterte said: “I...
Whole of Puerto Rico without power

Whole of Puerto Rico without power

20 September 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Hurricane Maria has knocked out power to the entire island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m residents, emergency officials have said. Abner Gómez, head of the disaster management agency, said the hurricane...
Iranian state hackers target aviation sector

Iranian state hackers target aviation sector

Hackers who compromised a US aerospace organisation were working on behalf of the Iranian government, according to researchers. The cyber-espionage group, known as APT 33, has been targeting multiple companies with aviation-related partnerships with Saudi Arabia,...
'Screaming' Hurricane Maria makes landfall

'Screaming' Hurricane Maria makes landfall

Hurricane Maria is pummelling Puerto Rico and ripping trees and infrastructure from the land, with deafening winds and missiles crashing through the streets. It is the strongest storm to hit the Caribbean island since 1932. And it is the second monster storm to smash...
Saudi Arabia to lift ban on internet calls

Saudi Arabia to lift ban on internet calls

20 September 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright AFP Image caption The Saudi authorities said they had blocked VoIP apps in 2013 in order to “protect society” Saudi Arabia is lifting a ban on voice and video calling apps such as WhatsApp and...
IS cell planning Europe attacks 'has moved'

IS cell planning Europe attacks 'has moved'

The Islamic State strike cell that plans and encourages attacks on Europe has moved but still exists, Sky News has been told. Key commanders have been taken out “in the last few weeks” but the group still has the ability to mastermind terrorist activity in...

Buildings damaged as earthquake hits Mexico City

Buildings have been damaged and thousands of people forced onto the streets after Mexico City was hit by an earthquake. The extent of the damage and injuries from the 7.1 magnitude quake was not immediately clear, but panicked workers fled from office buildings in the...
German WW1 U-boat found off Belgian coast

German WW1 U-boat found off Belgian coast

19 September 2017 From the section Europe Image caption The two periscopes appeared to be intact, judging from pictures taken by divers The wreck of a German submarine that sank during World War One has been found in the North Sea and officials believe 23 bodies may...

Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius murder sentence

South African prosecutors say they are appealing against the six-year murder sentence handed to Oscar Pistorius last year. South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal will hear the state’s appeal against the jail term handed to the Paralympic gold medallist on...
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