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Report: N. Korea fires on South during North's military drills; South responds

North and South Korean artillery batteries exchanged hundreds of shells across their western sea border Monday, a day after North Korea warned it was preparing to test another nuclear device.<p>About 100 of the 500 shells North Korea fired into the Yellow Sea strayed across the line separating the two …

Bangkok scrap workers cut into live World War 2 bomb, explosion kills seven

Thai scrapyard workers accidentally detonated a suspected World War II-era bomb Wednesday, killing seven and injuring 19 after attempting to cut into it with a blowtorch.<p>The device was discovered at a construction site in Bangkok, and moved to a scrapyard before workers tampered with it, in an …

Will the West ever understand China?

China has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Its rapid industrial progress, growing military strength, large population and steadily increasing international influence, are all clear signs that China will have a secure place among the super powers in the near future.<p>The question, …

Oscar Pistorius trial: How will the defense fight back?

Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day last year. Of that, there is no doubt.<p>But was it murder?<p>One of South Africa's toughest prosecutors, Gerrie Nel, fought for most of the month of March to prove it was.<p>Starting Monday, one of the country's shrewdest defense lawyers, Barry …

Fears of gas war as Ukraine refuses to pay increased prices set by Russian firm

The prospect of a new gas war between Russia and Ukraine drew closer at the weekend as the government in Kiev said it would refuse to pay for gas at a new, inflated price set by Gazprom last week. The dispute comes as tensions in eastern Ukraine remain high, with pro-Russian protesters in two …

When is the next supermoon?

We’ve just passed a series of 3 full supermoons. The next supermoons of 2018 will be the new moons of June, July and August.<p>A supermoon is a new or …