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North Korea confirms nuclear statehood, says can now target anywhere in US

North Korea has confirmed that it has now achieved full nuclear statehood after successfully launching a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which it says is capable of reaching anywhere in the United States. Pyongyang launched a new type of ICBM, called the "Hwasong-15," which flew high into space for 53 minutes

Saudis Launch Counterterror Coalition

By Ayaz Gul November 26, 2017 A Saudi-led Muslim military coalition, commanded by a former Pakistan army chief, was officially launched Sunday in Riyadh where defense ministers of the participating nations met for the inaugural meeting. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is also Defense Minister of Saudi Arabia, opened the

Surgeons remove worms, parasites from N. Korean soldier

Surgeons treating a North Korean soldier who was severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea have removed dozens of parasites from his body, including presumed roundworms as long as 27 centimeters (11 inches), hospital officials said. The soldier, whose name and rank have not been disclosed, defected to South

China, ASEAN to begin talks on S. China Sea code of conduc

  By Nike Ching Foreign policy analysts remain skeptical about the agreement between China and Southeast Asian nations to officially start negotiations on a legally binding code of conduct to resolve disputes in the South China Sea. Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Beijing announced their intention to

Delhi: World’s most polluted city

A title no city wants to win By Samantha Gross I spent the last four days in Delhi, India, which is experiencing some of the worst air pollution it has ever seen. Very fine particulate matter, known as PM2.5—for the particle size in microns—is the most dangerous part from a health perspective,