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U.S. launches 100,000-ton aircraft carrier
U.S. launches 100,000-ton aircraft carrier

  The United States has commissioned one of its most advanced aircraft carriers to [ ... ]

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Seoul flooded
Seoul flooded

  The rainy season is almost over in Korea,... but it seems to have saved the wo [ ... ]

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European Central Bank holds rates steady, but hints at possible stimulus easing in fall
European Central Bank holds rates steady, but hints at possible stimulus easing in fall

  The European Central Bank has once again frozen rates at zero-percent... and left  [ ... ]

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Mr Kim Jong-un is not crazy says U.S. intelligence chief
Mr Kim Jong-un is not crazy says U.S. intelligence chief

  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a very unusual person, but is not crazy. & [ ... ]

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Beached whale on the bank of the Seine
Beached whale on the bank of the Seine

  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a very unusual person, but is not crazy. & [ ... ]

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U.S. to ban Americans traveling to N. Korea due to 'serious risk of arrest'
U.S. to ban Americans traveling to N. Korea due to 'serious risk of arrest'

  The United States has come down hard on North Korea,... setting the ball in moti [ ... ]

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Three New Zealand cities declare state of emergency
Three New Zealand cities declare state of emergency

  Hundreds of people have been forced to flee their homes in New Zealand after a [ ... ]

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Getting muddy at the 2017 Boryeong Mud Festival
Getting muddy at the 2017 Boryeong Mud Festival

  If you're looking to cool off from the summer heat, the 20th Boryeong Mud Fest [ ... ]

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RIP Chester Bennington: Linkin Park singer dies aged 41
RIP Chester Bennington: Linkin Park singer dies aged 41

  "Heartbroken" and "shocked" bandmates have been paying tribute to Linkin Park sing [ ... ]

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2yr old Princess Charlotte gives first diplomatic handshake
2yr old Princess Charlotte gives first diplomatic handshake

  Two-year-old Princess Charlotte stole the show in Berlin after shaking hands wit [ ... ]

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Printing Fashion in 3D
Printing Fashion in 3D

  An exciting future is on the horizon and it's about one fast-changing technolo [ ... ]

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Small plane crashes into golf course killing two
Small plane crashes into golf course killing two

  A small plane crashed into a golf course in Arizona, killing two people.   [ ... ]

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85-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found in Morocco
85-million-year-old dinosaur footprints found in Morocco

  Dinosaur footprints from 85 million years ago have been revealed on a Moroccan bea [ ... ]

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Speeding SUV crashes into roof
Speeding SUV crashes into roof

  Amazing footage shows a sport utility vehicle lodged in the roof of a house  [ ... ]

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AI semiconductors used to develop new face recognition device
AI semiconductors used to develop new face recognition device

  Korean researchers have made use of artificial intelligence to develop a new f [ ... ]

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Watch as babies as young as three months stand up!
Watch as babies as young as three months stand up!

  An Icelandic developmental therapist is helping babies less than four months old to  [ ... ]

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Massive fight breaks out in Taiwanese parliament
Massive fight breaks out in Taiwanese parliament

  The Taiwanese parliament descends into chaos for a second day as scuffles break  [ ... ]

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One arrest after spate of acid attacks in London
One arrest after spate of acid attacks in London

  Two men on a moped carried out five acid attacks during a spree across Londo [ ... ]

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Trump tells French First Lady she's in 'good shape'
Trump tells French First Lady she's in 'good shape'

  US President Donald Trump is overheard telling French First Lady Brigitte Macron t [ ... ]

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Drowning elephant stranded at sea is saved by divers
Drowning elephant stranded at sea is saved by divers

  Astonishing sight of an elephant being rescued off the coast of Sri Lanka. &nb [ ... ]

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Psy's Gangnam Style loses YouTube crown
Psy's Gangnam Style loses YouTube crown

  It feels like yesterday when the world was dancing to the tune of the 2012 hit s [ ... ]

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Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks away from Antarctic ice shelf
Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks away from Antarctic ice shelf

  A 5,800 sq km iceberg breaks away from the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctic [ ... ]

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Three cups of coffee a day may help prolong life: Studies
Three cups of coffee a day may help prolong life: Studies

  Coffee has rarely been associated with health benefits. But a new study chall [ ... ]

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Crowds in Hong Kong line up to see China’s first aircraft carrier
Crowds in Hong Kong line up to see China’s first aircraft carrier

  Hundreds of ticket-holders gathered at the port in Hong Kong over the weekend to b [ ... ]

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Iraqi troops celebrate the liberation of Mosul
Iraqi troops celebrate the liberation of Mosul

  The Iraqi Prime Minister travelled to Mosul to congratulate troops on their succ [ ... ]

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WWII bunker turned into museum
WWII bunker turned into museum

  The 'Tirpitz' bunker was built as part of Hitler's 'Atlantic Wall.' Danish arc [ ... ]

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72,000 kilos of ivory seized in Hong Kong
72,000 kilos of ivory seized in Hong Kong

  Hong Kong customs seized $9million worth of elephant tusks this week, their bi [ ... ]

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Two Americans gored in Spanish bullrunning
Two Americans gored in Spanish bullrunning

  Three people are in hospital after being gored by bulls at the San Fermin Fiesta i [ ... ]

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Artist creates sculptures from old car parts
Artist creates sculptures from old car parts

  An Iranian man who used to service cars has turned his knowledge of metal work int [ ... ]

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Microsoft to lay off thousands staff globally amid restructuring
Microsoft to lay off thousands staff globally amid restructuring

  Microsoft is laying off thousands of workers in its sales and marketing department [ ... ]

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Tigers & Coati love their roman ice-creams
Tigers & Coati love their roman ice-creams

  Animals at a zoo in Rome are given ice treats to help them cope with high summer t [ ... ]

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Xi and Merkel meet pandas at Berlin zoo
Xi and Merkel meet pandas at Berlin zoo

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping have visited Berl [ ... ]

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You won't believe how many hot dogs the world champion eats
You won't believe how many hot dogs the world champion eats

  Joey "Jaws" Chestnut has beaten his own world record to take a 10th title at the a [ ... ]

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90mph winds batter Japan as Typhoon Nanmadol makes landfall
90mph winds batter Japan as Typhoon Nanmadol makes landfall

  Strong winds and heavy rain batter Japan as the season's third typhoon makes lan [ ... ]

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Former U.S. President Obama arrives in Seoul for his first visit since leaving office
Former U.S. President Obama arrives in Seoul for his first visit since leaving office

  Former U.S. President Barack Obama is in Seoul to attend a forum and meet with for [ ... ]

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Two endangered baby rhinos are welcomed into the world
Two endangered baby rhinos are welcomed into the world

  CCTV captures the incredible births of two Eastern black rhinos, born within one w [ ... ]

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Hong Kong marks 20th anniversary since British handover to China
Hong Kong marks 20th anniversary since British handover to China

  China's flag was raised over Hong Kong as the city marked two decades since the  [ ... ]

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Incredible robotic arm turns Russian into action man
Incredible robotic arm turns Russian into action man

  A man born without a hand has finally been given a robotic hand with which to purs [ ... ]

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U.S. approves $1.4 bil. arms sale to Taiwan
U.S. approves $1.4 bil. arms sale to Taiwan

  The U.S. State Department plans to sell about one-point-four billion dollars-worth [ ... ]

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Lionel Messi marries long term partner Antonella Roccuzzo
Lionel Messi marries long term partner Antonella Roccuzzo

  Argentinian foootballer Lionel Messi has married his long term partner Anton [ ... ]

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UK man jailed for hitting Muslim with bacon
UK man jailed for hitting Muslim with bacon

  A British man has been jailed for six months for hitting a Muslim teen with a sl [ ... ]

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Groceries that deliver themselves to your door
Groceries that deliver themselves to your door

  The UK's first ever driverless supermarket delivery service is being tested by Oca [ ... ]

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Song JoongKi's The Battleship Island to be released worldwide in August
Song JoongKi's The Battleship Island to be released worldwide in August

  Director Ryoo Seung-wan's "The Battleship Island" will make its international debu [ ... ]

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Helicopter attacks Venezuela's Supreme Court
Helicopter attacks Venezuela's Supreme Court

  Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked by grenades dropped from a helicopter  [ ... ]

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Picasso paints her mistress; now on sale
Picasso paints her mistress; now on sale

  A never-before-seen at auction painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso goes under [ ... ]

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Companies worldwide hit by Petya virus; another ransomware
Companies worldwide hit by Petya virus; another ransomware

  Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major r [ ... ]

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Man survives hit by bus
Man survives hit by bus

  Watch the astonishing moment pedestrian Simon Smith is hit by a bus in Reading - b [ ... ]

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Galaxy S8 Plus has best performing battery: U.S. Consumer Reports
Galaxy S8 Plus has best performing battery: U.S. Consumer Reports

  A new report rates Samsung's Galaxy S8 Plus as having the best-performing battery  [ ... ]

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Ballet Goes Mainstream
Ballet Goes Mainstream

  Once considered an elitist form of performance art, ballet now appeals to a wider  [ ... ]

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Tourist boat sinks in Colombia leaving at least nine dead
Tourist boat sinks in Colombia leaving at least nine dead

  Dramatic video shows a tourist boat carrying around 170 passengers as it sinks on  [ ... ]

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Over 130 killed by overturned tanker fire
Over 130 killed by overturned tanker fire

  Over 130 killed by overturned tanker fire in Pakistan as villagers flock to the sc [ ... ]

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Landslide in China buries hundreds
Landslide in China buries hundreds

  Landslide in the Chinese village of Xinmo buries hundreds of people.   R [ ... ]

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Johnny Depp jokes about killing Trump?
Johnny Depp jokes about killing Trump?

  Johnny Depp jokes about assassinating President Donald Trump during a speech at mu [ ... ]

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Policeman dance-off with kids in Belfast
Policeman dance-off with kids in Belfast

  A policeman was caught on camera busting some dance moves with Ajendance Dance Com [ ... ]

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Revellers at Stonehenge for the summer solstice
Revellers at Stonehenge for the summer solstice

  Approximately 13,000 people gathered to celebrate the Summer Solstice at Stoneheng [ ... ]

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International Yoga Day celebrated all over the world
International Yoga Day celebrated all over the world

  Millions around the world have been celebrating international yoga day.    [ ... ]

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Alligator bites man's hand as he wrestles it to the ground
Alligator bites man's hand as he wrestles it to the ground

  A 10-foot alligator threatening a farm in East Texas takes on a wrangler who tries [ ... ]

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Huge haul of Nazi artefacts found in Argentina
Huge haul of Nazi artefacts found in Argentina

  Argentine authorities believe they have found the biggest collection of Nazi artef [ ... ]

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Otto Warmbier, American student released by North Korea, dies
Otto Warmbier, American student released by North Korea, dies

  We start with shocking news that Otto Warmbier, the American student who was rel [ ... ]

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Brexit negotiations begin in Brussels
Brexit negotiations begin in Brussels

  Brexit Secretary David Davis has met with the EU's negotiator Michel Barnier in  [ ... ]

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Van hits Muslim worshippers in 'terror attack'
Van hits Muslim worshippers in 'terror attack'

  A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London, killing one man and in [ ... ]

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Glowing Fish: Small creatures play big roles in animal experimentation
Glowing Fish: Small creatures play big roles in animal experimentation

  And now we'll take a look at a couple of fascinating creatures that Korean scienti [ ... ]

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Grenfell Tower fire: Protesters march through central London
Grenfell Tower fire: Protesters march through central London

  Aerial footage shows protesters marching through London demanding 'justice' for th [ ... ]

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AIIB annual meeting wraps up
AIIB annual meeting wraps up

  The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has wrapped up its second annual meetin [ ... ]

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7 sailors missing after USS Fitzgerald collides with merchant ship off Japan
7 sailors missing after USS Fitzgerald collides with merchant ship off Japan

  A U.S. warship has suffered a collision at sea. The guided missile cruiser -- the [ ... ]

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Netflix changing movie industry paradigm
Netflix changing movie industry paradigm

  Now to an interesting story about the upcoming Netflix movie 'Okja.' A debate is  [ ... ]

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North Korea warmly welcomes NBA star Dennis Rodman
North Korea warmly welcomes NBA star Dennis Rodman

  Retired US basketball star returns to Pyongyang with a copy of Donald Trump's bo [ ... ]

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U.S. Fed raises benchmark interest rate for third consecutive quarter
U.S. Fed raises benchmark interest rate for third consecutive quarter

  In a widely anticipated move,... the Federal Reserve has announced its second rate [ ... ]

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Seoul Int'l Book Fair kicks off in southern Seoul for 5-day run
Seoul Int'l Book Fair kicks off in southern Seoul for 5-day run

  Book readership among Koreans has been steadily declining in recent years. As p [ ... ]

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17 confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower fire
17 confirmed dead in Grenfell Tower fire

  Met Police and Fire Brigade confirm 17 people have died in the Grenfell Tower bl [ ... ]

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Several people dead after blaze at London tower block
Several people dead after blaze at London tower block

  Residents who escaped the fire at the Grenfell Tower in north Kensington, London h [ ... ]

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North Korea releases American student Otto Warmbie
North Korea releases American student Otto Warmbie

  An American student detained in North Korea since 2016... has been released... and [ ... ]

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Korean Coffee winning hearts & taste buds
Korean Coffee winning hearts & taste buds

  The coffee market in Korea is seeing two distinctive trends - a price polarization [ ... ]

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Plane makes emergency landing in Australia
Plane makes emergency landing in Australia

  Passengers on China Eastern flight recall moment plane made emergency landing af [ ... ]

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Melania Trump finally moves into the White House
Melania Trump finally moves into the White House

  Melania and Barron Trump have finally moved into the White House, five months af [ ... ]

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Torrential rain hits China's Nanjing, worst rain in 112 years
Torrential rain hits China's Nanjing, worst rain in 112 years

  Torrential rain has drenched China's central region since Saturday, causing road [ ... ]

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E-biking wave in Korea
E-biking wave in Korea

  Bikes are more than just a good way to break a sweat..., for some, it's the main m [ ... ]

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Richard Hammond escapes injury in fiery car crash
Richard Hammond escapes injury in fiery car crash

  This amateur footage caught the moment TV Presenter Richard Hammond crashed an ele [ ... ]

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Electric car rally held to help fight global warming
Electric car rally held to help fight global warming

  A near 1000-mile drive using only electric cars is being held this week to raise a [ ... ]

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Seoul city offers lineup of festivals to enjoy in June
Seoul city offers lineup of festivals to enjoy in June

  Summer is in full swing, which means a host of exciting events await visitors. &n [ ... ]

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Theresa May confirms she will form minority government with DUP
Theresa May confirms she will form minority government with DUP

  Following her meeting with the Queen, Theresa May confirms she will form a minorit [ ... ]

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Comey recorded meeting with Trump
Comey recorded meeting with Trump

  Former FBI Director James Comey says President Trump's request to drop the investi [ ... ]

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London attack: Three more arrests in East London
London attack: Three more arrests in East London

  The police carried out a further three arrests in Ilford, East London. Taking the  [ ... ]

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OECD projects gradual recovery for world economy
OECD projects gradual recovery for world economy

  The world economy is on the mend, according to the OECD, which released its bian [ ... ]

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Attacker shot outside Notre Dame cathedral in Paris
Attacker shot outside Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

  An attack on a policeman near the popular tourist destination has sparked fears of [ ... ]

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Number of smokers worldwide will hit 1.5 billion by 2025: WHO
Number of smokers worldwide will hit 1.5 billion by 2025: WHO

  Smoking is expected to kill more than eight million people annually by 2030. &nbs [ ... ]

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U.S. nuclear-powered submarine Cheyenne arrives in Busan
U.S. nuclear-powered submarine Cheyenne arrives in Busan

  A U.S. nuclear-powered submarine docked in Korea's southeastern port city of Busan o [ ... ]

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Hero jumps into a moving car to save a stranger's life
Hero jumps into a moving car to save a stranger's life

  39-year-old Randy Tompkins has been dubbed a hero for jumping into a moving car  [ ... ]

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London terror attack: First footage of attackers
London terror attack: First footage of attackers

  Amateur footage appears to show the three London Bridge terrorists walking through B [ ... ]

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Prince Harry breaks the fast during Ramadan in Singapore
Prince Harry breaks the fast during Ramadan in Singapore

  Prince Harry breaks the fast during Ramadan on his state visit to Singapore.  [ ... ]

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Samsung takes 13% of global smartphone operating profit
Samsung takes 13% of global smartphone operating profit

  New data show the global smartphone market being winnowed down to just a couple of [ ... ]

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Edible flowers are organic and rich in nutrients
Edible flowers are organic and rich in nutrients

  Some flowers are not only good to look at,... but are also rich in nutrients inc [ ... ]

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Terror on London Bridge: How the attack unfolded
Terror on London Bridge: How the attack unfolded

  A look at how Saturday's deadly terror attack in central London unfolded.   [ ... ]

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32nd Korea World Travel Fair welcomes you
32nd Korea World Travel Fair welcomes you

  Before planning you Summer vacation, it would be helpful to have a small s [ ... ]

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Gunman torches Manila Casino leaving 36 people dead
Gunman torches Manila Casino leaving 36 people dead

  A suspect stormed the Resorts World Manila complex in the Philippines, stuffing  [ ... ]

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Nun shows off football skills in keepy uppy with policeman
Nun shows off football skills in keepy uppy with policeman

  An Irish nun whips out some surprising skills as she challenges a policeman to a g [ ... ]

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Nasa launches historic mission to 'touch the Sun'
Nasa launches historic mission to 'touch the Sun'

  Nasa has launched a historic probe to 'touch the Sun's surface' in a £1.2 billion [ ... ]

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Tiger Woods slurring in arrest footage
Tiger Woods slurring in arrest footage

  Dashcam footage shows the golfer being discovered at the side of the road, rough [ ... ]

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BGT Final: Mind readers DNA are impressing the magic world
BGT Final: Mind readers DNA are impressing the magic world

  The double act say they've had an "amazing" response from the magic community and fr [ ... ]

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Dramatic moment desperate migrants jump from burning boat
Dramatic moment desperate migrants jump from burning boat

  Migrants leap into the sea after their inflatable boat catches fire in the Mediter [ ... ]

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Tiger kills zookeeper in freak incident at UK zoo
Tiger kills zookeeper in freak incident at UK zoo

  Female zookeeper dies at Hamerton Zoo Park, near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, when a  [ ... ]

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Drunken Tiger arrested for DUI
Drunken Tiger arrested for DUI

  Golf star Tiger Woods has been arrested for driving under the influence. Polic [ ... ]

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Theresa May reduces UK threat level to severe
Theresa May reduces UK threat level to severe

  Prime Minister Theresa May has reduced the UK threat level from 'critical' to 'sev [ ... ]

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Farms getting very smart
Farms getting very smart

  Smart Farm technology grants control of the growth environment from anywhere using [ ... ]

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Cambodia's Killing Fields gets tour bus
Cambodia's Killing Fields gets tour bus

  For years tourists to Cambodia would have to haggle with tuk-tuk drivers to get a gl [ ... ]

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Woman foils carjacking by jumping on the car bonnet
Woman foils carjacking by jumping on the car bonnet

  Milwaukee woman Melissa Smith foiled a carjacking by jumping on the car bonnet. Po [ ... ]

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Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg's speech to 2017 graduates
Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg's speech to 2017 graduates

  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tells 2017 graduation class that "change starts loc [ ... ]

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Koalas who ate themselves out of house and home
Koalas who ate themselves out of house and home

  Australian environmentalists are keeping the koala population at bay after increas [ ... ]

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29yr old Playboy model charged for bodyshaming naked 70yr old
29yr old Playboy model charged for bodyshaming naked 70yr old

  29-year-old Playboy model Dani Mathers is facing criminal charges over photographi [ ... ]

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Second trial hearing for former president Park Geun-hye
Second trial hearing for former president Park Geun-hye

  We shift our focus to the second hearing for the nation's first ever impeached lea [ ... ]

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U.S. Federal Reserve eyes reversal of quantitative easing measures
U.S. Federal Reserve eyes reversal of quantitative easing measures

  The U.S. Federal Reserve is determined to reduce its bond holdings later this year [ ... ]

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Moody's downgrades China's credit rating from Aa3 to A1
Moody's downgrades China's credit rating from Aa3 to A1

  Credit ratings agency Moody's has downgraded China's credit rating from double-A-3 [ ... ]

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Smartphone users vulnerable to ransomware threat
Smartphone users vulnerable to ransomware threat

  Last weekend, a severe cyber attack affected more than 300-thousand computers arou [ ... ]

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Homeless man rushed to help children after Manchester attack
Homeless man rushed to help children after Manchester attack

  Stephen Jones, who was sleeping rough near Manchester Arena, describes how he help [ ... ]

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Terrifying amateur video captures moment of Manchester blast
Terrifying amateur video captures moment of Manchester blast

  Amateur video footage captures scenes of panic inside Manchester Arena as a susp [ ... ]

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Melania Trump 'slaps away' husband Donald's hand in Israel
Melania Trump 'slaps away' husband Donald's hand in Israel

  The First Lady appears to have 'batted away' her husband Donald Trump's hand a [ ... ]

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'Hanging Garden' of Seoul, Seoullo 7017 opens
'Hanging Garden' of Seoul, Seoullo 7017 opens

  South Korea's busy capital has a brand new tourist attraction. In some sense it's [ ... ]

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TPP countries agree to revive trade deal without U.S.
TPP countries agree to revive trade deal without U.S.

  Asia-Pacific trade ministers have agreed to explore options for continuing with th [ ... ]

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Sword dancing Trump sheaths campaign rhetoric on Saudi trip
Sword dancing Trump sheaths campaign rhetoric on Saudi trip

  President Trump is to give a speech on Islam during his official visit to Saudi Ar [ ... ]

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Teen killed after car driven into New York pedestrians
Teen killed after car driven into New York pedestrians

  A teenager was killed and 22 others injured when a speeding driver, who police sai [ ... ]

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