North Korea says Trump begged for a war during his Asia trip

Published On: November 11, 2017 02:53 PM NPT By: Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters), Nov 11 - North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s first trip to Asia showed he was a “destroyer” and he had begged for war on the Korean peninsula, in a statement carried by the state news agency.

DANANG, Vietnam, Nov 11:  President Donald Trump stood before a summit of Asian leaders keen on regional trade pacts and delivered a roaring “America first” message Friday, denouncing China for unfair trade practices just a day after he had heaped praise on President Xi Jinping in Beijing.

New Delhi declares emergency as toxic smog thickens by the hour

Published On: November 9, 2017 05:59 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW DELHI, Nov 9: The Indian capital declared a pollution emergency and banned the entry of trucks and construction activity as toxic smog hung over the city for a third day on Thursday and air quality worsened by the hour.

Trump criticizes ‘one-sided’ Chinese trade deals

Published On: November 9, 2017 12:03 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) , Nov 9:  President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the “very one-sided and unfair” trade relationship between the U.S. and China, but stopped short of castigating Chinese President Xi Jinping by saying he doesn’t blame the country for taking advantage of the U.S.

YEMEN, Nov 9: United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock warned on Wednesday that if a Saudi-led military coalition did not allow humanitarian aid access to Yemen then it would cause “the largest famine the world has seen for many decades with millions of victims.”

MANILA, Nov 7:  The Philippines has started upgrading military facilities on the biggest features it occupies in the disputed the South China Sea, its defense secretary said on Tuesday, asserting Manila’s claims in the strategic waterway.

Gunmen storm TV station in Kabul

Published On: November 7, 2017 12:42 PM NPT By: BBC

Gunmen storm local TV station in Afghan capital Kabul, killing some staff, eyewitnesses say.

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TEXAS, Nov 7: A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on the gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a small-town Texas church was hailed as a hero Monday, along with the pickup truck driver who helped chase the killer down.

TEXAS, Nov 7: The gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a Texas church was able to buy weapons because the Air Force failed to report his domestic violence conviction to the federal database that is used to conduct background checks on would-be gun purchasers, authorities said Monday.

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, TEXAS, Nov 7: The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church had a history of domestic violence and sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law, a member of First Baptist, before the attack, authorities said Monday.