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College Spelunking Trip Ends in 60-Hour Mishap

A university student licked moisture from the walls of a cave to survive after getting trapped for almost three days. Though he spent hours screaming, nobod...


China to limit oil supplies to North Korea

A limited amount of petroleum products and liquefied natural gas, allowed under the United Nations resolution, would still be exported to North Korea. Washing...


Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site

North Korea's foreign minister warned Thursday that Pyongyang could test a powerful nuclear weapon over the Pacific Ocean in response to US President Donald Tru...


3.5-magnitude quake hits North Korea near nuclear test site

He said in remarks broadcast on South Korean TV that the countermeasures flagged by Kim might refer to a "strongest-ever" ground-level test of a hydrogen bomb i...


China calls for restraint when asked about North Korea hydrogen bomb threat

Trump mocked Kim as a " rocket man " on a suicide mission in his United Nations speech, which was his most direct reference to military action so far against...


South Korea says natural North Korea quake detected

Beijing has repeatedly expressed concern about the rise of tensions over North Korea and, while it too has signed up for the increasingly tough United Nations...


Two seismic events in North Korea 'unlikely' to be man-made explosions

South Korea's presidential office said in a statement that a handful of its government agencies "still maintain [the quake] was natural and not from an explosio...


Israel's Netanyahu Calls on World to Change or Cancel Iran Deal

Under the terms of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, the administration must certify to Congress every 90 days that Iran is fully implementing the nuclea...


North Korea threatens to drop H-BOMB in the Pacific Ocean

The dictator warned: "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged United States dotard with fire". It will further escalate the war of words betwe...


Lavrov urges peaceful resolution to Trump-Kim 'kindergarten fight'

Lavrov noted that Pyongyang is carefully watching how the United States deals with that pact, now up for recertification. While Lavrov said that despite tensi...


USA beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

Seoul's Unification Ministry said Friday neither of the two men who ruled North Korea before Kim Jong Un - his father, Kim Jong Il, and his grandfather and na...


China bans supplies of petroleum products to N. Korea

North Korea has a limited energy production capacity, but does refine some petroleum from crude oil, which is not banned under the latest United Nations agreem...


'We are losing a risky race': 'Super malaria' spreading rapidly in Asia

The strain was originally detected in western Cambodia in 2007, and experts are calling for action before it reaches other areas such as India or Africa, report...


Dotard Vs. Madman: The Linguistic War Between Trump And Kim

Japan , the only country ever to suffer an atomic attack, described the threat as "totally unacceptable". Tensions have risen as North Korea has resisted ...


Hurricane Maria aftermath - 15 buried in Dominica so far

This latest payout brings the total CCRIF payouts since the start of the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season to about US$50.7 million and CCRIF's payouts since its i...


Natural disaster in North Korea a 'suspected explosion': China

A small natural disaster near North Korea's nuclear test site was probably not man-made, the nuclear proliferation watchdog and a South Korean official say, eas...


Rajasthan: Falahari Baba arrested for raping law student

In a major development, Rajasthan's self-styled godman "Falahari Baba " (Kaushlendra Prapannacharya Falahari Maharaj) has been arrested by Alwar Police on Satu...


Russian Federation tells North Korea, US 'hot heads' to calm down

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Thursday that the BRICS countries should uphold the banner of multilateralism. KELEMEN: Abe is praising Trump for standi...


Stratford mass acid attack: Emergency services called to treat six people

Horrified eyewitnesses took to social media to share their shock after the attack in an area packed with shoppers and Saturday night revellers at 8pm local ti...


Seoul media say North might test nuke in Pacific

Responding to Donald Trump's bellicose warning to North Korea about the programme, Kim on Friday called the USA president a " dotard " - at least in a tran...