North Korea ‘working on new missiles’

North Korea ‘working on new missiles’

Image copyright KCNA Image caption North Korea carried out a series of long-range missile tests in 2017 North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles despite recent warming ties with the Trump administration, media reports say. Unnamed US officials told the Washington Post that spy satellites had spotted continuing activity at a site that […]

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CBS takes no immediate action on Moonves

CBS takes no immediate action on Moonves

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Les Moonves (R) and his wife Julie Chen, who is standing by him CBS says it will take “no other action” than hiring an outside lawyer to look into allegations of sexual misconduct against its top executive Les Moonves. The US television network’s board said it would also reschedule its […]

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IS claims Tajik foreign cyclist attack

IS claims Tajik foreign cyclist attack

Image copyright Travel_Nerd Image caption The victims had been on a cycle tour of the Central Asian country (file image) The Islamic State group (IS) has said it was responsible for an attack in Tajikistan on Sunday, in which four foreign tourists were killed. Two Americans, a Swiss and a Dutch national died when a […]

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Guardians of Galaxy cast back ex-director

Guardians of Galaxy cast back ex-director

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption James Gunn (right) with the Guardians of the Galaxy cast The Guardians of the Galaxy cast has called for James Gunn to be reinstated as director of the movie after he was sacked this month over old tweets. Chris Pratt, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel signed an […]

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Trump has ‘no problem’ with a shutdown

Trump has ‘no problem’ with a shutdown

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The president inspected border wall prototypes in California earlier this year US President Donald Trump has said he has “no problem doing a shutdown” to pry funding from Congress for his planned border wall. Hosting Italy’s prime minister, he also told reporters he would “leave room for negotiation” on […]

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Pussy Riot detained again on leaving jail

Pussy Riot detained again on leaving jail

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nika Nikulshina, Olga Kurachyova and Olga Pakhtusova were detained shortly after leaving prison Members of the Russian activist group Pussy Riot, jailed after running on to the pitch during the World Cup final, say they have been detained again as they walked free from prison. Pyotr Verzilov, Nika Nikulshina, Olga […]

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Air marshals secretly track US passengers

Air marshals secretly track US passengers

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The TSA was founded in response to the 9/11 terror attacks with the mission of preventing similar attacks The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is facing criticism for secretly tracking Americans on flights, US media report. The “Quiet Skies” programme reportedly uses an unknown algorithm to flag flyers without […]

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Slap video of harassed woman shocks France

Slap video of harassed woman shocks France

Image copyright Marie Laguerre/Cafe video Image caption The man walked towards the student and was captured striking her on the cafe’s video A French student has spoken out after she was harassed by a man in a Paris street and then hit in the face when she told him to stop. Marie Laguerre shared CCTV […]

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