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U.S., South Korea begin air combat drills that include simulated strikes on North Korea

TOKYO — The U.S. and South Korean air forces on Monday began a huge combat exercise that will include simulated strikes on mock North Korean nuclear and missile targets.<p>North Korea denounced the exercises as dangerous "when insane President Trump is running wild," while analysts warned that they …

North Korea

North Korea Calls US-South Korea Air Combat Drills ‘Grave Military Provocation’

South Korea and the United States launched a major air force exercise Monday, with two dozen U.S. stealth jets mobilized, a move that was denounced …

North Korea workers told to make MORE mobile missile launcher in World War 3 preparation

The despotic leader ordered the upgrade as inspected the factory which built the tyres used to transport North Korea's latest intercontinental …

North Korea

Merkel is Now Paying Migrants to 'Go Back Home'

Merkel is Now Paying Migrants to ‘Go Back Home’<p>Germany is supporting rejected asylum-seekers who voluntarily move back to their home countries with a …

North Korean nuke tests have left babies with a 'ghost disease that means they're born with no genitals'

Nuclear tests in North Korea have left people with a 'ghost' disease that has deformed babies, defectors claim.<p>Since coming to power in 2011, Kim …

North Korea

Metal cannonball spotted on Mars in ‘100 per cent proof of ancient war’

Was Mars once the site of a terrible war where cannonballs rained from the sky, destroying Martian homes – and a once-proud civilisation?<p>Possibly, …

UK foreign aid money 'diverted to extremists' in Syria

<b>The government has suspended a foreign aid project after a BBC Panorama investigation found taxpayers' cash was being diverted to extremists in Syria.</b><p>Officers from a UK-backed police force in Syria have also been working with courts carrying out brutal sentences.<p>A UK government spokesman said it …

Corruption

[Interview] Irish border 'crucial' for EU, says Dutch PM

Rutte spoke to this website in the margins of the Alde party congress in Amsterdam, a day after European Council president Donald Tusk said in Dublin …

United Kingdom

Lavrov calls on NATO to join efforts to fight Afghan drug threat

MOSCOW, December 4. /TASS/. Russia calls on NATO to look for joint approaches to fight the drug threat emanating from Afghanistan, Russian Foreign …

Sergey Lavrov

Theresa May warned that bad Brexit deal could reverse Brexit

Theresa May has been warned not to accept a Brexit deal which could see the European Court of Justice continue to issue rulings which are binding on …

Yemen war: Saudi-led warplanes strike Sanaa as rebels clash

<b>Air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition rocked Yemen's capital Sanaa overnight, as fighting between previously allied rebel forces raged for a sixth day.</b><p>The coalition, which backs Yemen's government, reportedly hit positions near the airport and interior ministry controlled by the Houthi movement.<p>The …

Middle East

Government suspends foreign aid scheme after allegations UK taxes bankrolling extremists in Syria

The Government has suspended a foreign aid scheme after an investigation claimed that taxpayers' money was being used by extremists in Syria.<p>Officers …

US Using Political Pressure to Draw Balkans Into NATO - Russian Foreign Ministry

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The United States is using political pressure to draw the Balkan states into NATO, Moscow is concerned about such attempts, Andrey …

United Kingdom

Brexit: 50% chance of Theresa May getting 'sufficient progress' deal today, Guy Verhofstadt says

Theresa May has a 50-50 chance of coming home from Brussels with a deal on sufficient progress today, the European Parliament's chief negotiator has …

Guy Verhofstadt

Six million 'refugees' reported waiting to enter Europe from Mediterranean countries

Europe slowly is realizing that it has seen only the beginning of its invasion by the poor of the Middle East and Africa. With Germany already …

‘We cannot tolerate a Merkel government’ Fury as Germany without leader for SEVEN WEEEKS

GETTYAngela Merkel must form a new coalition for Government but has so far failed<p>Despite the vote being held seven weeks ago the country remains …

Frank-Walter Steinmeier

'We have to fight to retain our existing markets within Europe'

One of the country’s top beef bosses, John Horgan, has warned that Ireland must fight to retain its existing markets within Europe.<p>Speaking at …

John Horgan

US expands air campaign against Taliban in drugs war

“It’s much more of a broad approach,” said Major General David Nahom, deputy commander of US Air Forces Central Command.<p>Over the past several years, …

Afghanistan

U.S. drills in South Korea trigger 'nuclear war' warning from North

Two dozen U.S. stealth jets were among hundreds of aircraft involved in war games in South Korea on Monday intended as a show of strength to neighboring North Korea.<p>Dubbed Vigilant Ace, the annual military drills come amid heightened tensions in the region triggered by Kim Jong Un's missile and …

North Korea

Theresa May is '90%' close to a Brexit divorce deal — but Ireland could block talks

LONDON — British and EU negotiators were reportedly "90 percent" on their way to reaching an agreement on the first phase of Brexit talks on Sunday night but insufficient progress on the Irish border threatens to scupper the deal.<p>An unnamed EU official has told The Times that the two sides are …

United Kingdom

U.S. Defies North Korea With Drills Involving 230 Aircraft

The U.S. and South Korea on Monday began a five-day joint air exercise on the Korean peninsula involving 230 aircraft and 12,000 American troops, in …

North Korea

US general: Russia and China building space weapons to target US satellites

<b>(CNN) —</b> A senior US general said Saturday that countries like Russia and China are actively building weapons that can target space-based US military assets like satellites.<p>"They've been building weapons, testing weapons, building weapons to operate from the earth in space, jamming weapons, laser …

Military

New driving test comes into force TODAY - Here’s what has been changed and why

The new practical UK driving test is here.<p>A number of changes have been made to the current practical examination by the DVSA to improve the …

Driverless Cars