China warns against military show of force as North Korea mark celebrations

Military force cannot resolve tension over North Korea, China said on Thursday, while an influential Chinese newspaper urged the North to halt its nuclear programme in exchange for Chinese protection. With a U.S. aircraft carrier group steaming to the area and tension rising, South Korea said it believed the United States would consult it before… Read More China warns against military show of force as North Korea mark celebrations

Egypt, U.S. Presidents set to have meeting to renew bilateral ties

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi left Cairo for Washington on Saturday where both sides will seek a renewed relationship after tensions over Sisi’s crackdown on opponents. As well as meeting President Donald Trump, Sisi will see the top officials at the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, where he will pitch for help with his… Read More Egypt, U.S. Presidents set to have meeting to renew bilateral ties

Kansas man charged for fatally shooting Indian man, injuring another

A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with fatally shooting an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, as federal authorities investigated the incident as a possible hate crime. 51-year-old Adam Purinton was charged in Johnson County, Kansas with one count of premeditated first degree murder and two counts… Read More Kansas man charged for fatally shooting Indian man, injuring another

U.S. warns about possible Islamic militant attacks, issue Jordan travel warning

U.S. federal authorities cautioned local law enforcement on Friday to be aware that supporters of Islamic State have been calling for their sympathizers to attack holiday gatherings in the United States, including churches, a law enforcement official said. The warning, issued in a bulletin to local law enforcement, said there were no known specific, credible… Read More U.S. warns about possible Islamic militant attacks, issue Jordan travel warning

U.S. seeking approval for sale of super aircraft to aid in fight against Boko Haram

The U.S. administration is seeking to approve a sale of as many as 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to Nigeria to aid its battle against the extremist group Boko Haram, U.S. officials say, in a vote of confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari’s drive to reform the country’s corruption-tainted military. Washington also is dedicating… Read More U.S. seeking approval for sale of super aircraft to aid in fight against Boko Haram