International / National Security

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Published 17/09/2018

UCAB, Philippines (Reuters) - Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a [more…]

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

Published 17/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Sixteen-year-old Ri Jin Ryong, a member of North Korea’s paramilitary Worker-Peasant Red Guards militia, says he has one message for South Koreans [more…]

Ukrainians relive bloodshed of Kiev’s Maidan in virtual reality

Ukrainians relive bloodshed of Kiev’s Maidan in virtual reality

Published 17/09/2018

KIEV (Reuters) - A volunteer medic and the man whose life he saved. A lawmaker whose Facebook post calling for protests in Kiev’s Maidan square [more…]

Exclusive: Pompeo seeks rapprochement with alienated U.S. diplomats

Exclusive: Pompeo seeks rapprochement with alienated U.S. diplomats

Published 17/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has nearly doubled promotions of top American diplomats as he seeks to restore diplomatic ties with [more…]

U.S. State Department revokes PLO ambassador family visas: envoy

U.S. State Department revokes PLO ambassador family visas: envoy

Published 16/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States revoked visas for the family of the Palestine Liberation Organization ambassador, the envoy said on Sunday, the latest development [more…]

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts, but not anti-government…

Iran says Twitter shut legitimate accounts, but not anti-government…

Published 16/09/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday accused Twitter of closing accounts of “real” Iranians, while allowing anti-government ones backed by [more…]

Trump ex-campaign head Manafort changes mind, cooperates in Russia…

Trump ex-campaign head Manafort changes mind, cooperates in Russia…

Published 14/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, a dramatic [more…]

NASA tests foldable heat shield that could help human Mars landing

NASA tests foldable heat shield that could help human Mars landing

Published 12/09/2018

SPACEPORT AMERICA, New Mexico (Reuters) - The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched and tested a new umbrella-like heat shield on Wednesday, opening [more…]

North Korea military parade features floats and flowers, not missiles

North Korea military parade features floats and flowers, not missiles

Published 10/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday focused on conventional arms, peace and economic development [more…]

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean ‘Mass Games’ return with messages…

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean ‘Mass Games’ return with messages…

Published 10/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - With a formation of glowing drones, lasers and stadium-sized gymnastics shows, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un relaunched the “Mass Games” on [more…]