• North Korea tests a rocket engine
North Korea tests a rocket engine

US officials have warned that North Korea is on the path to successfully developing an ICMB capable of hitting the United States unless something changes. We have repeatedly said that China has been making unremitting efforts to solve the issue and has played an active and constructive role. Moon's visit was aimed at warning against recent DPRK...

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  • Cyberattack targets British Parliamentary email accounts
Cyberattack targets British Parliamentary email accounts

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and National Crime Agency are probing the incident, which comes after reports that passwords for Cabinet ministers and MPs were being sold online by hackers. Parliamentary authorities are believed to have been alerted to the attack on Friday. The spokesperson said Parliament was working with the Nationa...

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  • Narendra Modi arrives in Washington: Trump administration readies the red carpet
Narendra Modi arrives in Washington: Trump administration readies the red carpet

Taking to Twitter, the U.S. President had earlier announced that he has important issues to discuss with his "true friend" Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Ahead of his USA visit, Modi said he looked forward to the opportunity of having an in-depth exchange of views. "The Emergency will be remembered for the way in which people of India cam...

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  • Eid al-Fitr: Saudi Arabia declares Sunday first day
Eid al-Fitr: Saudi Arabia declares Sunday first day

Muslims across the Gulf region, including the parts of Maghreb and rest of Africa would offer Eid-al-Fitr prayers on Sunday. Seven countries have also announced end of Ramadan, including Saudi Arabia , Qatar, Malaysia , Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Morocco and Senegal.

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  • Martha the Neapolitan mastiff wins title of World's Ugliest Dog
Martha the Neapolitan mastiff wins title of World's Ugliest Dog

Martha the Neapolitan Mastiff is more than just a droopy face - she's a world champion. Throughout her impressive win Martha laid on her side with her skin drooping onto the ground, waiting to return home where her raucous snores leave her banned from the bedroom.

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  • Apple is adding 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature
Apple is adding 'Do Not Disturb While Driving' feature

This update is expected to release for iPhones ands iPads that support iOS 11 sometime within this fall, so prepare to free up that brain space for some other sequence of numbers and letters. The new policy will come into effect from September, and will accompany iOS 11's roll out. By default, toggling Offloading on will your iPhone to de...

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  • Russian Federation fires missiles from Mediterranean at ISIS in Syria
Russian Federation fires missiles from Mediterranean at ISIS in Syria

Also, Russia , the main backer of the Syrian government forces, will not allow the withdrawal of IS from Raqqa , as the terror militants will be heading toward Deir al-Zour province in the east, which will add more pressure on the Syrian army fighting to liberate the surrounding of Deir al-Zour from IS.

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  • Pacquiao vs Horn: Airasia in the ring
Pacquiao vs Horn: Airasia in the ring

But Pacquiao is leaving nothing to chance and he and wife Jinkee, devout born-again Christians, will pray for victory at a church service in Brisbane Sunday morning. “Viewing previous fights of Horn, I find it hard to imagine that he has the ability to make mid-fight adjustments.”. "Hopefully they have got it down pat and they're going to taper o...

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  • United States military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'
United States military says crisis communications link with Russian Federation 'in use'

Iran's strikes against Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) targets in Syria's Deir ez-Zor governorate on June 18 marked the Islamic Republic's first missile strikes in a foreign country since Tehran attacked the People's Mujahedin of Iran (MEK), a militant political organization, in Diyala, Iraq, with ballistic missiles in 2001.

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  • Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists
Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Two Dutch journalists have been freed unharmed after being held captive for nearly a week by leftist rebels in Colombia . "Bolt was ... very relieved. We are doing all we can to bring them back to the Netherlands as soon as possible", he said in a statement. Dutch broadcaster Kro-Ncrv TV, whose Spoorloos program...

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  • Wallet-busting Galaxy Note 8
Wallet-busting Galaxy Note 8 "to launch in September"

The report further says Samsung will introduce a 12-megapixel dual camera for the first time. In a recent news, the Galaxy Note 8 will retail for $900. Obviously, the battery will be a major point of focus for the Note 8 as not to repeat the mistakes of the Note 7. Internally, the Note 8 will be powered by either a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Exyn...

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  • Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling
Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling

Trump's Friday tweet came after a Fox News interview where he also accused the former president of knowing about the interference and refusing to act on it. Michael McFaul, who served as the Obama administration's ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, said that Obama's decision to expel Russian diplomats from the United States and to level har...

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  • NASA Discovers 10 Potentially Habitable Earth-Like Planets
NASA Discovers 10 Potentially Habitable Earth-Like Planets

The implications of each discovery are rife with possibilities on account of the fact that for every planet detected, between 100 to 200 exoplanets potentially lurk beyond the telescope's reach, according to NASA . As per reported by The Guardian , Kepler program scientist Mario Perez said in a conference, "An important question for us is, 'Ar...

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  • 10 new earth like planets discovered by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope
10 new earth like planets discovered by NASA's Kepler Space Telescope

What makes the discovery all the more astonishing is that not only is the system just 40 light years away from Earth, but that three of the planets discovered are within what we would call the "habitable zone". With the final analysis of Kepler data in hand, scientists said they will now work on answering that question, a key step in assessing the ...

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  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 DLC Pack 4 Launches on June 27
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 DLC Pack 4 Launches on June 27

During the game publisher's stream on Twitch, it was confirmed that player can get their hands on the paid and free contents of the expansion on June 27 . It comes with several new characters as well as a new storyline to explore. Xenoverse 2 will also get a free update "around the same time" as the DLC that adds in a few undisclosed features ...

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  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 25 Tamil Nadu fishermen; Tamil Nadu govt angry
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 25 Tamil Nadu fishermen; Tamil Nadu govt angry

According to information that the hull of the trawlers of Indian poachers are usually out of steel, whereas boats the Navy use are usually made out of aluminum. Barely two days after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 21 Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters, four more were arrested on Friday night.

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  • Tropical depression Cindy moves inland bringing heavy rain and flash floods
Tropical depression Cindy moves inland bringing heavy rain and flash floods

From East Texas to southern Mississippi , Cindy is expected to drop 3-6 inches of rain and some isolated areas could see up to 12 inches of rain, the National Weather Service said . New Orleans , which closed its tropical storm warning before Cindy reached the city, saw some flooded streets. Louisiana's Office of State Parks says high w...

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  • 'The threat is still there' for New Orleans after Tropical Storm Cindy
'The threat is still there' for New Orleans after Tropical Storm Cindy

Hillman said the Almyra area had not received significant rainfall in more than a week, and that a nearby farmer on Thursday was running his irrigation system even though rain was on the horizon. Two parks south of Lafayette are closed because of high water over roads the parks. The Department of State Health Services Emergency Medical Task Force, ...

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  • Weather Service Says Cindy Winding Down
Weather Service Says Cindy Winding Down

According to forecasts, Cindy , with steady gusts of approximately 80 km/h and 15-30 cm of precipitation in the form of rain, is expected to hit Louisiana , Mississippi , Alabama and the western part of Florida until Thursday . Authorities continued to warn that driving rains spinning off from the storm could still cause unsafe flash flo...

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  • CEO of Uber: Resignation
CEO of Uber: Resignation

The resignation of Kalanick, a co-founder of one of the most influential technology companies of its generation, comes after a review of practices at the firm and scandals including complaints of sexual harassment. After deliberation, 40-year-old Kalanick decided it was best to go through with the resignation and he will remain on Uber's board of d...

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