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South Korean President Claims Veto Power Over Any Military Action on Peninsula

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Tensions have spiked on the Korean Peninsula as North Korea and the United States traded bellicose rhetoric after the U.N. further tightened sanctions on Pyongyang for its two tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles last month. The Associated Press reported last week that a USA envoy and his North Korean counterpart have discussed three other Americans being held in North Korea. Lire la suite »

Nigerian universities on indefinite strike for proper funding

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Academic activities in Nigerian universities are grounded as the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite nationwide strike for more financial support. He said the meeting further agreed on monthly remittances to ASUU, while the audit last. " In fact, it was on Monday, August 14, 2017, that the office of the minister received a letter dated August 13, 2017, from ASUU, that is, one full day after it commenced the strike ", the Minister said. Lire la suite »

Troubled Cathay loses HK$2.05b in first half 2017

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The company also operates Asia-focused regional carrier Cathay Dragon. That has led to promotional prices for Cathay's top tickets as they are sold to leisure travellers. Cathay said in May it would cut 600 staff including a quarter of its management, as part of its biggest shakeup in two decades to fix its bottom line. Lire la suite »

Republican Primary in Utah's Third Congressional District

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AP's commitment to independent, comprehensive journalism has deep roots. He's since taken a role as a Fox News commentator and announced he will be one of six visiting fellows at Harvard University this fall. Both Herrod and Ainge, as well as their super PAC allies, took special aim at what they consider Curtis's most egregious political sin: his past registration as a Democrat, made ahead of an unsuccessful challenge to a sitting Republican state legislator in 2000. Lire la suite »

Un colis livré par drone... dans la cour d'une prison

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Hier c'est un drone qui est venu livrer un colis jusqu'à l'intérieur de la cour. "C'est une triste première pour le centre pénitentiaire de Valence (mis en service début novembre 2015, ndlr)". Si certains proches des détenus tentaient jusqu'ici de transmettre des objets aux détenus par-dessus les grillages et les murs, le procédé du drone reste inédit. Lire la suite »

Trump accuse "les deux camps" et relance la polémique — Charlottesville

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Ce rassemblement de suprémacistes blancs à Charlottesville a coûté la vie samedi à une contre-manifestante, tuée par un jeune automobiliste soupçonné de sympathies nazies qui a précipité sa voiture dans la foule. "La haine a toujours existé en Amérique. On le sait, mais Donald Trump l'a remise à la mode!", a par exemple tweeté la star du basket-ball LeBron James. Lire la suite »

"Il faut rendre opérationnelle" la force G5 Sahel, déclare Alpha Condé — Burkina

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Agé de 32 ans, le jeune Sénégalais, né Rebeuss à Dakar, gérait un grand magasin Orca dans la capitale du Burkina-Faso. Arrivés à moto, les assaillants ont tiré pendant plusieurs heures. Son homologue français Emmanuel Macron a condamné cette " attaque terroriste ". Les deux présidents sont convenus "de l'urgence de mettre en oeuvre les décisions prises lors du sommet de Bamako du 2 juillet et d'accélérer la mise en place de la force du G5 Sahel". Lire la suite »

Winter is here: Game of Thrones season 7, episode 6 just leaked

Game of Thrones' seventh season will be only seven episodes long, which ramps up the pressure to keep the season finale locked airtight until its premiere date two weeks from now. The leaked episode , titled 'The Spoils of War, ' aired in both the United States and India on August 7. The episode was available to watch in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland a whole 24 hours before it aired in the US. Lire la suite »

Dix-huit morts après l'attaque "terroriste" dans un café à Ouagadougou

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L'attaque "terroriste" perpétrée dimanche soir au Burkina Faso a fait au moins 18 morts, dont sept Burkinabè et huit étrangers, a annoncé lundi le ministre burkinabè des Affaires étrangères , Alpha Barry. Le chef de l'Etat qui a présenté "les condoléances émues" du peuple sénégalais au peuple frère du Burkina Faso a exprimé sa "solidarité" au président Kabore et "sa profonde compassion aux familles éplorées". Lire la suite »

25 militants killed amid Afghan forces battle for Mirza Olang control

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A spokesman for the Afghan National Army´s northern military corps said troops had retaken the village following several days of intense fighting that left at least 50 insurgents dead. The insurgents also took a number of residents captive, but later released 235 hostages after elders and provincial officials struck a deal with the group. Lire la suite »

Hope Hicks to Serve as Interim White House Communications Director

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Photo Hope Hicks, center, will serve as interim director of communications at the White House, according to an administration official. However temporary it is, it was the latest reshuffling in the White House and comes at a time when the president's remarks on white supremacistswere drawing fire from Democrats and Republicans. Lire la suite »

Guam sees North Korea tensions as easing

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Both the United States and South Korea say the war games are defensive in nature and crucial to maintaining a deterrent against North Korean aggression. The President also wanted to provide assistance to Pyongyang, claiming that Seoul does not want "the collapse of North Korea" and that his government will not pursue " reunification by absorption". Lire la suite »

Palace wants killings in anti-drug raid in Bulacan probed

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This is the highest number of drug users killed in a single day by police since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his anti-drug campaign past year. Reports said 32 drug suspects were killed and more than a hundred were arrested after the police launched raids on several towns in Bulacan. Lire la suite »

Firefighters battle blaze at London Southend Airport

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The fire brigade was called to the incident near the terminal at 10.42am local time. An Essex Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "When firefighters arrived at the scene they reported the large hangar, which is used to livery aeroplanes, was on fire."Six fire engines were requested to help tackle the fire. Lire la suite »

Australian terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and sons believed killed in Syria

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Sharrouf's children (clockwise from top left) Zaynab, Hoda, Abdullah, Humzeh, Zarqawi. He was later followed to Syria by his now-deceased wife and their five children. Pendennis involved groups of men in Sydney and Melbourne gathering guns, ammunition and bomb-making equipment to use in terrorist attacks in both cities. Lire la suite »

Un chasseur meurt piétiné par un éléphant

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L'arroseur arrosé? Triste illustration de cet adage, pour ce chasseur argentin de 46 ans. Selon le Namibian , la victime suivait un troupeau accompagné de quatre autres chasseurs en quête de nouveaux trophées. Joze Monzalvez, employé d'une compagnie pétrolière, possédait un permis de chasse. Le cas de Jose Monsalvez et loin d'être un cas isolé. En mai dernier, un chasseur sud-africain renommé, Theunis Botha, avait été lui aussi écrasé par un éléphant. Lire la suite »

Sonic Mania Has An Irritating Home Button Bug On Switch

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Hey, Sonic the Hedgehog fans: never change. During the unboxing video of the " Sonic Mania " Collector's Edition, the " Sonic Mania " team also revealed that the PC launch has been set back to Tuesday, Aug. To unlock & Knuckles Mode in Sonic Mania , players will have to collect medals found in the game's numerous bonus stages. According to multiple Switch owners , there's a delay with hitting the Home button when playing the game in handheld mode. Lire la suite »

Apple Has $1 Billion To Spend on Content

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They will also be taking control of the programming responsibilities from the Apple Music team, the WSJ reports. The $1bn figure is said to be roughly half of what HBO spends on programming each year. The two original shows it has made so far (" Planet of the Apps " and " Carpool Karaoke ") were in Apple Music. Cherniss has been named as head of domestic creative development at Apple, having left his role president and general manager of USA basic cable channel WGN America (WGNA). Lire la suite »

Sonic Mania on Switch has home button glitch, fix on the way

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Sonic Mania is out today, bringing old school Sonic the Hedgehog goodness to modern gaming consoles. The mileage that you receive by using this cliche will again only depend on the way you want to play the game. As reported , Sonic Mania is now available for download/purchase on Xbox One . In order to access this mode you simply need to hold the B and Y buttons down on your controller of choice on the title screen before the "Press Any Button" prompt appears. Lire la suite »

Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt — BBCI

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The tombs unearthed in the area of al-Kamin al-Sahrawi, in the province of Minya, south of Cairo, were in a cemetery, built between the 27th dynasty (based in 525 av JC), and the period of greco-roman (between 332 bc BC and the Fourth century), said the ministry in a press release. Lire la suite »

North Korea sets targets on Guam, but waits for US

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According to the North Korea media outlet, Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Kim praised the "close and careful plan" of attack prepared by KPA, as he was "freshly inspired" seeing the "Hwasong artillerymen's combat preparedness and sky-high spirit" himself, during a visit in the military base. Lire la suite »

Une kamikaze se fait exploser au Nigéria, tuant 27 personnes

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Ce qui, selon des témoins a créé de la panique. Des sources à l'intérieur de l'établissement ont fait part " d'un grand nombre de personnes qui sont arrivées ", mardi, en fin de journée. Konduga est l'un des épicentres des violences commises par le groupe djihadiste depuis que l'armée a forcé les combattants islamistes à décrocher de leur base de la forêt de Sambisa, en décembre 2016. Lire la suite »