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U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

U.S. Ambassador Haley: U.N. has exhausted options on North Korea

Published 18/09/2017

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday the U.N. Security Council has run out of options on containing North Korea's nuclear program and the United States may have to turn the matter over to the Pentagon. [more…]

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

As North Korea threat looms, Trump to address world leaders at U.N.

Published 18/09/2017

North Korea's nuclear threat looms large this week over the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, where diplomats are eager to hear U.S. President Donald Trump address the 193-member body for the first time. [more…]

Staying fit: Japan`s elderly hits record in challenge to labor market

Staying fit: Japan`s elderly hits record in challenge to labor market

Published 18/09/2017

Swinging dumbbells and chewing gum, several elderly Japanese gathered at a shrine in downtown Tokyo on Monday in sweltering temperatures, belying their age and importance in one of the world's most rapidly aging societies. [more…]

`SNL,`Big Little Lies,` `Handmaid`s Tale` rule at Trump-flavored Emmys

`SNL,`Big Little Lies,` `Handmaid`s Tale` rule at Trump-flavored Emmys

Published 18/09/2017

The Handmaid's Tale and political comedy "Veep" won the top prizes at the Emmy awards on Sunday, but satirical sketch show "Saturday Night Live" won the most Emmys overall on the back of a season of Donald Trump spoofs. [more…]

Far-right party likened to Nazis to shake up German parliament

Far-right party likened to Nazis to shake up German parliament

Published 18/09/2017

The first far-right party set to enter Germany's parliament for more than a half a century says it will press for Chancellor Angela Merkel to be "severely punished" for opening the door to refugees and migrants. [more…]

Hulu`s big Emmy night marks a streaming milestone

Hulu`s big Emmy night marks a streaming milestone

Published 18/09/2017

Streaming service Hulu made Emmy history on Sunday by becoming the first digital platform to win a top series award with its dystopian saga "The Handmaid's Tale." [more…]

Key winners for the 2017 Emmy awards

Key winners for the 2017 Emmy awards

Published 18/09/2017

The 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards, the highest honors in television, were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in Los Angeles hosted by Stephen Colbert. [more…]

Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year odyssey with fiery plunge into Saturn

Cassini spacecraft ends 13-year odyssey with fiery plunge into Saturn

Published 15/09/2017

The U.S. space agency NASA received a final signal from its Cassini spacecraft on Friday as it ended a groundbreaking, 13-year Saturn mission with a meteor-like plunge into the ringed planet's atmosphere. [more…]

U.S., Russian crew transfer to space station after Soyuz flight

U.S., Russian crew transfer to space station after Soyuz flight

Published 13/09/2017

Two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, about six hours after their Soyuz spacecraft blasted off from Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed. [more…]

YuMi the robot conducts Verdi with Italian orchestra

YuMi the robot conducts Verdi with Italian orchestra

Published 13/09/2017

YuMi the humanoid robot showed no signs of nerves on Tuesday night as it raised its baton to conduct the Lucca Philharmonic orchestra alongside Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli. [more…]