World

Former FBI chief James Comey has speech interrupted by protesters

Former FBI chief James Comey has speech interrupted by protesters

Comey twice sought to ask to be permitted to speak, but the protesters continued chanting. Howard, a historically black college, hired Comey as a special guest lecturer. Media accounts of his comments referred to this as a "Ferguson effect", a reference to the 2014 fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Missouri.


N. Korea says Chinese state media kowtows to US

N. Korea says Chinese state media kowtows to US

Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia took issue with the meeting, saying a discussion on nonproliferation "should be general, not pegged to someone's idea of 'pariah states.'" He said a US "concept note" sent to council members before the meeting "artificially links three country situations which have absolutely nothing to do with each other".


What is a hydrogen bomb that North Korea is threatening to test?

What is a hydrogen bomb that North Korea is threatening to test?

In a rare personal attack published hours after Washington announced the tougher sanctions, Kim said Trump was "mentally deranged" and will "pay dearly" for his threat to destroy his country. Lewis, from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies' James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, agrees with most experts that we'll only know for certain when they do it.


Iran warns Trump on reopening nuclear deal

Iran warns Trump on reopening nuclear deal

A possible third pillar would involve "open discussions with Iran about the current situation in the region". Rouhani continued by defending his country's participation in the nuclear agreement and offered a threat directed towards the US, saying that Iran "will respond decisively and resolutely to its violation by any party".


No Durga Idol Immersion Without Police Permission: Mamata Banerjee

No Durga Idol Immersion Without Police Permission: Mamata Banerjee

The Calcutta High Court today allowed immersion of Durga idols on all days from Vijayadashami on the 30th of this month, including on Muharram , and directed the West Bengal government to make necessary security arrangements. While condemning the critics accusing Muslim appeasement, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that it is humiliating to her. During the hearing, the court said that one can not impose restrictions on the basis of a mere assumption of law and order ...


Rescues Continue as Mexico Quake Deaths Rise to 273

Rescues Continue as Mexico Quake Deaths Rise to 273

Sofia was believed to be trapped between broken furniture and concrete slabs. The Navy said it had been working to rescue the girl, amid reports that she was in contact with schoolmates and had been seen wiggling her fingers. As the rescuers continued to communicate with Sofia, she told them there were two more students trapped near the place she was. Now change the version.