Deconstructing Kerry, his legacy may cause a third Lebanon war

The toxic combination of an emboldened Iran using Shi’ite proxies to fill the Islamic State vacuum while America chooses to cede influence to Russia …


Securing N.Korea nukes would require US ground invasion:report

Washington, Nov 5 (PTI) North Korea could use biological and chemical weapons in the event of a conflict and the only way to locate and secure all of …

North Korea

South Korea president says country will not develop nuclear weapons

South Korea will not develop atomic weapons of its own, despite the threat from the nuclear-armed North, President Moon Jae-In declared Wednesday.<p>"A push by North Korea to become a nuclear state cannot be accepted or tolerated," Moon said in an address to parliament. "We also will not develop or …

World News

North Korea nuclear test may have caused deadly tunnel collapse

TOKYO – A tunnel at North Korea’s nuclear test site collapsed after Pyongyang’s sixth atomic test in September, possibly killing more than 200 …

North Korea

Iran is fulfilling its nuclear deal commitments, says IAEA

Abu Dhabi — Iran is fulfilling its commitments under the nuclear deal with world powers, and UN inspectors facing no problems in their verification …


Israel Is a Military Superpower for One Simple Reason: 'Underwater' Nuclear Weapons

Israel’s sea-based nuclear deterrent is here to stay.Israel’s submarine corps is a tiny force with a big open secret: in all likelihood, it is armed …


Mattis: Threat of Nuclear Attack by NKorea Accelerating

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday the threat of nuclear missile attack by North Korea is accelerating.<p>In remarks in Seoul with South …

North Korea

Threat of nuclear attack by North Korea ‘accelerating’: Mattis

The threat of a nuclear missile attack by North Korea is growing, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday.<p>“North Korea has accelerated the …

North Korea

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of October 23 – VICE News

<i>Donald Trump may be a world of chaos all by himself, but the world beyond Trump is changing in dramatic ways, often with little notice. We’d like to tell you about it and we’re keeping track of these global changes, from the incremental to the monumental, so that you don’t have to.</i><p><i>Sign up for our</i> …


Vladimir Putin Personally Fires Four Ballistic Missiles in Russian Drills

President Vladimir Putin personally fired four ballistic missiles during tests of Russia’s strategic nuclear forces, according to the Kremlin.<p>Putin …

North Korea

Trump's onetime campaign manager Manafort faces 12 charges; another ex-aide pleads guilty to lying to FBI

Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington:<p>After the attack in New York that killed 8, Trump calls for merit-based immigration<br>• Trump spokeswoman dismisses Russia-related indictments: "Nothing to do with" the president<br>• Special counsel's inquiry yields first guilty plea, …

South Korea

House approves new sanctions on Iran

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation expanding sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile development and support for …

North Korea

Congress moves flurry of bills to counter Iran

Despite the partisan divide over the nuclear deal, there is overwhelming bipartisan consensus in Congress to apply more sanctions on Tehran and its …

Iran | Seoul and Cape Town: Two world-class cities facing potential catastrophe

How do you know for certain when a bubble is a bubble? The answer is, only when it bursts, writes <b>Clem Sunter</b>.

North Korea

The FBI’s Political Meddling

Mueller is the wrong sleuth when his ex-agency is so tangled up with Russia.<p>Let’s give plausible accounts of the known facts, then explain why demands that Robert Mueller recuse himself from the Russia investigation may not be the fanciful partisan grandstanding you imagine.<p>Here’s a story …

Robert Mueller

This Study Of Fear In 2017 Reveals What Really Scares Americans

Fear’s a funny thing. It can often be subjective and situational. Some fears tend to change as we grow and learn. Others are hardwired into our brains. We all know clowns aren’t killer aliens with a desire to feast on our childlike souls. But, that reasoning is hard to maintain when there’s a …

Afraid | Did Zuma cross Putin?

Nobody messes with Russia's Vladimir Putin, as people who have crossed him can testify, and President Jacob Zuma recently found out, writes <b>Max du</b> …

News (South Africa)

NEVA MAKGETLA: Why Eskom-run nuclear power will ruin the country

POWER PLAYS<p>NEVA MAKGETLA: Why Eskom-run nuclear power will ruin the country<p>BL PREMIUM<p>24 October 2017 - 06:29 Neva Makgetla

Business (South Africa)


THE Russian Embassy in Mzansi has denied weekend reports that it had a hand in the recent Cabinet reshuffle.<p>The says the reports were "fake news" and …

News (South Africa)

Medium-Term Budget: Gigaba needs more than pretty words to balance the nation’s books

There are some facts that are difficult to get away from regardless of how eloquent a speech may be delivered when Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba …


Mini budget 2017: Table seems set for baptism of fire for Gigaba

Cape Town - As usual, Wednesday's medium-term budget will have to be a balancing act. But Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will, in his first budget …

Business (South Africa)

How Japan could respond to the North Korean threat

Japan cannot afford to slumber in pseudo-peace while leaving this issue for other nations to resolve.

North Korea | Russia denies meddling in SA Cabinet reshuffle

The Russian Embassy in South Africa has rejected weekend reports that it had a hand in SA's most-recent Cabinet reshuffle as 'fake news' and …

Business (South Africa)

Russian embassy rubbishes alleged Putin interference in JZ's reshuffle as 'fake news'


It's up to civil society to stop 'secret' nuclear deal

Nuclear Energy

Just like Satan, Zuma will use his last days to multiply ferocity

Last week, our ears were clogged by the noise that followed Jacob Zuma's last-kick reshuffle of his already discredited cabinet.We have reached a …

Jacob Zuma

U.S. Returning Nuclear Bombers to 24-Hour Alert, Jimmy Carter Says Media Treats Trump Harsher, 'Czech Donald Trump' Wins: A.M. Links

Former president Jimmy Carter says the media has been harder on President Trump than his predecessors.<p>Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) bemoaned rich youth …

United States

Trump to press China on North Korea, trade on Beijing visit

By Steve Holland and Matt Spetalnick<p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will urge President Xi Jinping to make good on his commitments …

North Korea

We Have So Many Questions About Stranger Things Season 2

(Photo: Netflix)<p><i>Season 1 spoilers are ahead!</i><p>The first season of <i>Stranger Things</i> was released more than one freakin’ year ago. This means that we’ve …


It Could Kill Millions: The U.S. Navy Is Building the Most Lethal Nuclear Submarine Ever

Why all of America's enemies should take pause.In September 2017, the ship builder Electric Boat was awarded $5 billion to proceed with the design …