World


Ousted South Korean President Charged with Bribery

The prosecutors' probe has already convulsed the country's biggest conglomerate, Samsung Group, with its chief Jay Y. Lee under arrest for bribing Park and her friend, Choi Soon-sil. Still, the AP reports it's unclear whether that trial will kick off prior to the May 9 special election that will decide South Korea's next president.


100 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

100 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

Eleven more migrants of unknown origin were pulled from a small vessel in the Mediterranean Sea after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation aircraft alerted the maritime rescue service. "We know we need to be out there, we have to be out there". "#Iuventa and @seaeyeorg are unable to move due to the high amount of people on board and nearby us in rubber boats!" Her husband and co-MOAS founder Christopher Catrambone said that this weekend's events was unprecedented and that it was a "miracle" ...


Tom Hardy apprehends thief in 'superhero mode' chase

Tom Hardy apprehends thief in 'superhero mode' chase

A stolen moped carrying two men crashed into a £50,000 Mercedes at a busy road junction on Sunday afternoon. Arun Pullen , 22, said: " Tom must have been walking down the road". And when officers made an appearance on the scene, Tom apparently proudly told them: "I caught the ****". Witnesses claim the actor said: "This little s*** nicked something and now he's got himself a broken leg".


Hundreds rescued from the Mediterranean, at least 6 dead: aid organizations

Hundreds rescued from the Mediterranean, at least 6 dead: aid organizations

The coastguard also confirmed that one person had died when the boats sank, but gave no details. Young migrants from North Africa trying to reach Europe are being increasingly caught up and sold as cheap labor in what is becoming "slave trade" in Libya, the International Organization for Migration ( IOM ) said .



Venezuela's unrest claims 21st victim as new protests loom

A Venezuelan opposition activist demonstrates against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas , on April 24, 2017. She joined thousands of protesters who gathered in Caracas under a scorching sun, many dressed in white and waving Venezuelan flags of red, yellow and blue.


White House to Host Entire Senate for North Korea Briefing

White House to Host Entire Senate for North Korea Briefing

Alongside Mr Tillerson and Gen Mattis will be National Intelligence Director Dan Coats and Gen Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Officials said the briefing would take place in the auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, which can be adapted for such an event.