|Chest of News|
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
UN experts say North Korea brought in $200M in 9 months despite sanctions
UNITED NATIONS -- North Korea is flouting U.N. sanctions on oil and gas, engaging in prohibited ballistic missile cooperation with Syria and Myanmar, and illegally exporting commodities that brought in nearly $200 million in just nine months last year ...
Pentagon unveils new nuclear weapons strategy, ending Obama-era push to reduce US arsenal
The Pentagon released a new nuclear arms policy Friday that calls for the introduction of two new types of weapons, effectively ending Obama-era efforts to reduce the size and scope of the U.S. arsenal and minimize the role of nuclear weapons in ...
The Denver Post
Trump meets with North Korean defectors in Oval Office in bid to raise pressure on Kim Jong Un
The Denver Post
President Donald Trump meets with North Korean defectors in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in Washington. By David Nakamura | The Washington Post. February 2, 2018 at 9:41 pm. WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump met with ...
Sprawling Maya network discovered under Guatemala jungle
Researchers have found more than 60,000 hidden Maya ruins in Guatemala in a major archaeological breakthrough. Laser technology was used to survey digitally beneath the forest canopy, revealing houses, palaces, elevated highways, and defensive ...
Treasury warns of wide impact if US sanctions Russian debt
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department said in a report submitted to Congress this week that expanding sanctions on Russia to include new sovereign debt would have “negative spillover effects” on global financial markets and businesses ...
Vatican 'closer to historic recognition of Beijing bishops'
The Vatican is moving closer to a historic agreement with China over the major stumbling bloc of who ordains bishops, a source close to the matter told AFP Friday, with seven Beijing-appointed bishops due to earn recognition. Beijing and the Vatican ...
PHOTOS of Chinese 'secret railgun' mounted on ship emerge online
The Chinese military may be about to test a railgun at sea. A weapons system of a suitable size has been mounted on one of China's landing ships, along with several containers of what may be relevant equipment. Photos of the Type 072 III ship ...
(2nd LD) (Olympics) N. Korean short track skater injured in training
GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb. 2 (Yonhap) -- North Korean short track speed skater Choe Un-song sustained a right leg injury in training on Friday. Choe took a bad spill and crashed hard into safety padding during his first training session at Gangneung ...
America's slow-motion military and policy disaster in Afghanistan and Pakistan
In Kabul in December, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani told Vice President Pence that more senior Taliban members had been killed in 2017 than in the previous 15 years combined. “Real progress,” Pence said. The dry language of wire reports does not reveal ...
As Government Ignores Court Order, Kenya's Media Blackout Goes Into 4th Day
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga holds up a Bible as he swears himself in as the "people's president" on Tuesday in Nairobi. Authorities shut the top three independent TV channels ahead of the event. They remain closed. Patrick Meinhardt/AFP ...