Saudi officials have arrested nearly a dozen princes amid the oil-rich kingdom’s purported anti-graft campaign, which is considered the biggest purge of political dissidents and the elite in the country’s modern history.
Another broke millennial, stuck in the gig economy – where wage stagnation has drowned out any hopes for a better life, is selling her virginity online to the highest bidder…
A North Korea official said Saturday that the country is likely to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month, according to Japanese media.
The Islamic State in Egypt has urged its supporters in a new execution video to wage war against Hamas over its failure to defend Jerusalem following Washington’s recognition of the city as the Israeli capital.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just announced that it will conduct a briefing on January 16 concerning the “public health response to a nuclear detonation” over the skies of the United States. The announcement was quietly released over the Christmas break on December 27, 2017, to avoid a mass hysteria event, amid the heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea.
The Times of Israel reports: The Islamic State branch in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday called on its supporters to attack Hamas in a gruesome execution video as long-simmering tensions between the rival Islamic terror groups erupted into the open.
North and South Korean officials will meet next week for the first formal talks more than two years, a sign that the two countries may be moving toward a possible thaw in their relations.
Iran’s public prosecutor has blamed the CIA, Israel and Saudi Arabia for stirring unrest in the Islamic Republic which resulted in the deaths of more than 20 people over the last week.
Chinese President Xi tells his military to ‘be ready for war’ and ‘not to fear death’ as he addresses 7,000 soldiers
Chinese President Xi Jinping told the country’s armed forces to improve its war-winning capability and strengthen real combat training in a speech on Wednesday.
South Korea’s special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs is scheduled to meet Chinese nuclear envoy Kong Xuanyou on Friday to discuss de-escalating tensions with North Korea.
In a Spanish-language opinion piece in one of the nation’s largest newspapers, Chinese Ambassador to Argentina Yang Wanming urged Latin American nations to increase trade ties to China, promoting Beijing’s “One Belt One Road” project and warning the Communist Party will begin a “greater push” to conquer trade in the hemisphere.
In the past few days, a series of unexpected developments have cleared the path for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London without fear of arrest.
A passenger train smashed into a truck at a level crossing in South Africa on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, injuring 180 and throwing several carriages off the rails.
At least 15 people were killed and almost 20 others were wounded in an explosion in Banaee area in Kabul’s PD9 on Thursday evening.
A study conducted by the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs has found a direct correlation between the mass influx of migrants during the migrant crisis and the rising level of violent crime in Germany.
NASA is monitoring an expansive ring of sapphire blue clouds encircling Antarctica. These noctilucent clouds are exhibiting high radar reflectivity. NASA claims these are “noctilucent clouds (NLCs)”, made of ice crystals frosting specks of “Notimeteor smoke” in the mesosphere above the frozen continent. Noctilucent clouds are are relatively new weather phenomena. They are a tenuous cloud-like night time phenomena. Noctilucent clouds often appear as featureless bands, but frequently show distinctive patterns such as streaks, wave-like undulations, and whirls. They are only visible during deep twilight. NLC’s are made of ice crystals. Noctilucent in Latin means night shining. The occurrence of noctilucent clouds appears to be increasing in frequency, brightness.
The USGS initially registered it as a 4.7 magnitude quake, downgraded it quickly to a 4.5 and then at 3:28 a.m. downgraded it again to a 4.4
Since New Years Day Mount St. Helens has experienced 40 earthquakes within its vicinity as tremors continue every few hours. The most powerful earthquake was a magnitude 3.9 that occurred around midnight west coast time about 5 miles from Mount St. Helens and 23 miles from the town of Morton.
An apocalyptic hailstorm accompanied by heavy rains surprised the inhabitants of Biblián, in the province of Cañar, Ecuador on January 2, 2018 afternoon, at around 4:00 p.m. The most intense rainfall that has been recorded in the last 15 years in the city lasted a little more than an hour, but with such a fury that it completely buried cars in a hell lot of hail!