North Korean leader Kim Jong Un orders boost of military strike capability

The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show development of a new advanced missile system. Kim Jong Un’s call for a full combat posture follows the U.S. seizure of a… Read More North Korean leader Kim Jong Un orders boost of military strike capability

Dozens killed, injured as bush fire razes four villages in South Sudan

A bush fire fanned by gusty winds has gutted four villages in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal region, killing 33 people, the president’s spokesman said, adding the toll was likely to rise. The spokesman said in a statement late on Monday that 60 other people were in a critical condition after the fire on… Read More Dozens killed, injured as bush fire razes four villages in South Sudan

Seventeen dead as Cyclone Fani moves from India into Bangladesh

The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where five more people died and more than a million were moved to safety. Tropical cyclone Fani, which made landfall early on Friday, lost some of its power and was… Read More Seventeen dead as Cyclone Fani moves from India into Bangladesh

Scores injured, houses destroyed as Cyclone Fani slams through eastern India

A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters. Trees were uprooted, power and telecom lines snapped as Tropical Cyclone Fani, the strongest storm to hit India in five years, swept ashore the eastern state… Read More Scores injured, houses destroyed as Cyclone Fani slams through eastern India