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N. Korea threatens U.S. with 'nuclear hammers of justice' after missile test

The United Nations Security Council agreed at an emergency meeting late Wednesday requested by the United States and Japan to consider issuing a statement on the missile launch. Kim called for his nation's scientists to work towards mounting nuclear warheads on all types of ballistic missiles and to be able to deliver them in order "to cope with the unpredicted total war and nuclear war with the U.S.


Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 13 dead

Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 13 dead

Terrified students recounted barricading themselves in classrooms or jumping from the second floor in order to escape. Slamming the deadly attack on the American University of Afghanistan here in Kabul , chancellor of the university, Tawfiq Tamas, in talks with local media pointed out that the attack on the university virtually is attack on talents and knowledge which gives the message that even the educational centers is not safe here, saying the attack also demonstrates the security lapse ...


Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

Experts flew in by helicopter to take samples of the dead reindeer, amid a rising stench of decay, as part of a project to monitor elk and deer for diseases. Hundreds of wild reindeer were killed by lightning in Central Norway. "It's unusual. We've never seen anything like this on this scale", Mr Knutsen said.


Nephew: Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Nephew: Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Because once Gene Wilder donned that top hat, cocked his head and that look of Peter Pan wonder tinged with brilliance and more than a dash of mania radiated from his crystal-blue eyes, the 1971 cult-classic was his. I make my wife laugh once or twice in the house, but nothing special. "I think I can be, in the movies". "I think I can be in the movies", he said.


Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage

Uzbek president's daughter says he suffered brain hemorrhage

The statement further said only that in the opinion of the specialists a full medical examination and subsequent treatment will require a certain amount of time. The reported arrest of the once-untouchable Gulnara Karimova, 44, came after a war of words played out in the worldwide media during which she accused her mother and younger sister of sorcery, and assailed the country's security chief on Twitter for harbouring presidential ambitions.


Kidnapped Australian Aid Worker Freed

Kidnapped Australian Aid Worker Freed

Afghanistan's main intelligence agency, the National Directorate of Security (NDS), said Wilson was released in a "special operation", without offering details. Zardozi , in particular, helps poor Afghan women earn a steady income from embroidery and handicraft production, according to the Development Aid website.