Iain Nevins

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John Kerry begins Mid East tour with stop in Egypt

<b>US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived on an unannounced visit to Egypt as he begins a tour of countries in the region.</b><p>Mr Kerry, the most senior American official to visit Egypt since the ousting of President Mohammed Morsi in July, will stay only a few hours.<p>The visit comes at a time of …

Ore. School Board Votes to Allow Staff to Pack Heat at School

A school board in St. Helens, Ore., voted to allow teachers and staff to pack heat on school grounds, an official said.<p>St. Helens School Board …

James Holmes Trial: 'Self-Satisfying, Offensive Smirk' Is Not Evidence

The so-called "smirk" that Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes allegedly gave to investigators shortly after the shooting is too ambiguous to be presented at trial, ruled district court Judge Carlos Samour.<p>The Denver Post reports that while Samour won't allow jurors to hear about the …

Terrible tally: 500 children dead from gunshots every year, 7,500 hurt, analysis finds

About 500 American children and teenagers die in hospitals every year after sustaining gunshot wounds — a rate that climbed by nearly 60 percent in a decade, according to the first-ever accounting of such fatalities, released Sunday.<p>In addition, an estimated 7,500 kids are hospitalized annually …

UN chief outlines Syria chemical weapons plan

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has proposed the formation of a 100-member strong mission to oversee the cataloguing and destruction of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile, according to a letter from the UN chief to the Security Council.<p>Ban said that international chemical weapons inspectors and …

US watches Iran's president-elect for moderation ahead of nuclear 'breakout'

<b>Analysis</b><p>With a possible Iranian nuclear breakthrough looming despite sanctions and covert action by the West, U.S. officials are hoping a more moderate incoming president will offer a unique opportunity for an accord on the issue.<p>Hassan Rouhani will be inaugurated Sunday, ending the contentious …

Yemen: British nationals told to leave

British nationals have been warned to leave the Middle Eastern state of Yemen immediately, amid fears of escalating violence in the country.<p>The Foreign Office issued new advice warning against all travel to the country, and said that any Britons who stay in Yemen are unlikely to be able to be …

In Protest

For the past several weeks, people in countries around the world have been taking to the streets in huge numbers, airing their grievances, working toward change, seeking justice, and venting anger. Using techniques that vary from silent standing to violent destruction, demonstrators have been …

Can Iran be stopped?

IN 2009 Iran was on the verge of electing a reformer as president. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader, subverted the vote and crushed the …

South Asia

Obama’s lonely quest

AS LONG as American presidents have commanded nuclear arsenals, they have yearned to be rid of them. These weapons “must be abolished before they …

North Korea nuclear threats prompt US missile battery deployment to Guam

The Pentagon ordered an advanced missile defence system to the western Pacific on Wednesday, as the US defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, declared that …

Who was behind South Korean cyber-attacks? | South Korea

Lately there's been a deluge of reports on the origins of the recent cyber-attack on major South Korean websites, and many agree that North Korea may have had a hand in it. In fact, there are few original analyses and even fewer of those that touch on certain aspects, that up until recently, have …

Recalibrate U.S. Cyber Efforts to Better Meet the High-end Threat From Nation-states

In the discussions about cyber threats that continue and expand daily, there is a tendency to lump together all types of threat regardless of where they fall on the spectrum. This lack of precision entails consequences, one of which is that it prevents us from focusing on the highest-end threats …

S. Korea, US step up cyber warfare partnership

The two governments will work on a draft deterrence strategy to fend off unexpected attacks, and South Korea will also increase personnel for its …

Debates

John Kerry: North Korean rhetoric 'provocative, dangerous, reckless' - as it happened

10.28pm BST<p>Summary<p>We're going to <b>wrap up our live blog coverage</b> with a summary of secretary of state John Kerry's meeting with South Korean foreign …

100 ways to burn fat fast

Move of the Month: The Plank Drag<p>The Best Workout for Surfers<p>Could a Joint Protect You From a Heart Attack?<p>The Apple Watch Feature That Could Help …

Five Common Questions About Diets and Food

What should I avoid eating after workout?<p>As soon as a workout is complete you want to replenish the calories and nutrients lost during that workout. …

Exercise face-off: Pullup vs. chinup

Pullups are notorious for being one of the most difficult bodyweight movements, providing an intense challenge regardless of strength levels. …

South Korea pledges strong response against North

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/966000/966560_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524631813_594b87703e78ce1fd4bd05132c2968d4<p><b>South Korea has promised a "strong response" to North Korean aggression, amid high tensions on the peninsula.</b><p>Speaking to defence officials on Monday, …

North Korea enters ‘state of war’ with South as tensions escalate

<b>North Korea has declared ‘a state of war’ with South Korea in its most forceful threat against its neighbour amid heightened tensions in the …

Russia urges US and North Korea to show restraint

Russia has urged the US and North Korea to show restraint after Pyongyang said it was entering a "state of war" with South Korea in a further …

North Korea increases tensions with South by issuing threat over factories

The rising tension between North and South Korea escalated further on Saturday as Pyongyang threatened to shut down a vital factory complex run …

North Korea tensions: Russia's Lavrov fears 'spiral'

<b>The North Korean situation could spiral out of control, Russia has warned, after another day of inflamed rhetoric from Pyongyang.</b><p>Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned of a "vicious circle" and told all sides to avoid unilateral action.<p>On Thursday, the North threatened to "settle accounts" …

Switzerland guns: Living with firearms the Swiss way

<b>Switzerland has one of the highest rates of gun ownership in the world, but little gun-related street crime - so some opponents of gun control hail it as a place where firearms play a positive role in society. However, Swiss gun culture is unique, and guns are more tightly regulated than many</b> …

US gun debate: Guns in numbers

<b>US President Barack Obama has announced a series of proposals to reduce gun violence, ranging from a proposed ban on military-style assault weapons to universal background checks.</b><p>Obama's key proposalsReintroduce an expired ban on "military-style" assault weaponsLimit ammunition magazines to 10 …