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North Korea's nuclear tests pose radiation threats

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:48:58 -0500

Concerns about radiation and contamination are on the rise on the Korean Peninsula. But claims by North Korean refugees are hard to prove.


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Unpredictable North Korea is scaring off visitors for Winter Olympics

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:05:03 -0500

It isn’t just American visitors staying away. International tourism to South Korea has been bleak overall in 2017, according to the Korean Tourism Organization.


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Putin: Russia to end military operation in Syria

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:45:04 -0500

Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria that tipped the scales in the devastating war in favor of government forces, President Vladimir Putin said at surprise talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad.


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Teenage suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria mosque attack, police say

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:06:11 -0500

The AFP news agency reported that the attack was blamed on extremists from the militant group Boko Haram.


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Raw: Assad and Putin meet in Sochi

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:32:05 -0500

Russian state TV is reporting that Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi. It was the second time Assad has traveled to Russia to meet with Putin in the course of the country's six-year civil war. (Nov. 21)


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Why are condoms so unpopular in this country of 1.3 billion?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:49:26 -0500

Condoms are among the least popular contraceptive methods in India. The government has introduced an unprecedented online condom distribution service.


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Zimbabwe counts down to Mugabe impeachment

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:26:54 -0500

The clock is ticking in the run up to an impeachment vote that could finally oust Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe. Video provided by Reuters


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It came from outer space: Astronomers discover first asteroid from outside our solar system

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:16:13 -0500

Although he object is similar in composition to some objects in our solar system, its long shape is unlike anything found around our sun.


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Germany's Merkel prefers 'new election' option

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:25:24 -0500

Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would prefer a new election to ruling with a minority after talks on forming a three-way coalition failed, but Germany's president told parties they owed it to voters to try to form a government. Video provided by Reuters


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Impeachment proceedings to begin against Zimbabwe's President Mugabe

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:48:46 -0500

Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose firing as vice president was the catalyst for the army’s takeover, called on Mugabe to quit.


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Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:48:21 -0500

Ratcheting up his tough stance on North Korea, President Trump says he’s ready to declare Kim Jong Un’s regime as a state sponsor of terrorism. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports


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Scientists throw cold water on Mars water finding

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:20:36 -0500

The red planet might not actually have liquid water on its surface as scientists previously reported. Video provided by Newsy


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The campaign to ban killer robots before they become a reality

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:19:03 -0500

Killer robots are closer to becoming a reality than you might think. Mary Wareham is part of the fight to stop them before it's too late. Video provided by Newsy


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2018 could be a big year for earthquakes

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 13:55:19 -0500

Scientists are predicting there could be a huge increase in the number of disastrous earthquakes in 2018.


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Zimbabwe ruling party fires Robert Mugabe as leader

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:33:41 -0500

Zimbabwe’s ruling party Central Committee fired longtime President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday, saying that if he doesn’t resign as the country’s president by noon Monday they will begin impeachment proceedings.


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The Argentina Navy is continuing search for missing submarine

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:22:20 -0500

The Argentina Navy is continuing its search of a missing submarine with 44 crew on board.



Argentina: Satellite calls 'not from missing submarine'

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:20:22 -0500

Argentina's navy says a series of satellite signals picked up at the weekend did not come from the missing ARA San Juan submarine.


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Victoria's Secret show slays Shanghai

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:05:07 -0500

This year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show goes ahead in Shanghai, with performances from musicians including Harry Styles and Miguel. (Nov. 20)


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Germany's political crisis: What's next for Angela Merkel, Europe's most powerful nation

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 05:51:53 -0500

Merkel is now entering into uncharted territory requiring her to seek an agreement with smaller parties to rule.


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Turkey's Ankara bans LGBT events, including theater, cinema

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:37:18 -0500

LGBT gender events have been banned, days after authorities barred a gay film festival. The governor's office cited the need for "peace and security."


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German coalition collapse jolts European markets

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:10:57 -0500

European stocks slipped and safe haven government bonds were in demand early on Monday as the collapse of coalition talks in Germany served as a reminder of political risk that still runs as an undercurrent in Europe. Video provided by Reuters


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Rare Tintin drawing fetches nearly $600,000 at Paris auction

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:56:53 -0500

A rare Tintin drawing depicting journalist and his companion Snowy by Belgian cartoonist Herge sold for 505,000 euros ($595,900) at a Paris auction. Video provided by Reuters


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North Korea's 'ballistic submarine': Will Kim Jong Un's gamble pay off?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:02:39 -0500

The North's submarines may be advanced, but they pale in comparison with U.S. naval assets that they face. Why is Kim lavishing millions on them?


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LGBTI pride celebrated on Brazil's Copacabana beach

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:19:55 -0500

Thousands of people sing, dance and celebrate Brazil's 22nd LGBTI pride parade at the famous Copacabana beachfront. Video provided by Reuters


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