First female infantry officer emerges in US Marines

A female US Marine has made history by becoming the first woman to complete the Corps’ famously gruelling infantry officer training. The lieutenant, who wants to keep her identity private,

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US dismisses North Korea’s war allegations

The US has said a statement from North Korea accusing Washington of declaring war on it was “absurd”. The White House also warned Pyongyang to stop provocations after it said

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Victorious Merkel vows to win back right-wing voters

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants to win back the voters who deserted her party for right-wing nationalist AfD. Mrs Merkel is set for a fourth term

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US first to declare war on our country – North Korea

North Korea’s foreign minister has accused US President Donald Trump of declaring war on his country. Ri Yong-ho told reporters in New York that North Korea reserved the right to

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Health minister performs successful surgery on siamese twins

In most countries, health ministers are seen as bureaucrats more interested in paperwork than medical miracles. Not in Madagascar, where Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo recently picked up a scalpel and separated

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North Korea to complete nuclear program despite sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has warned his country is nearing its goal of “equilibrium” in military force with the United States, as the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned

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Theresa May, others berate Trump over comment on London attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May has rebuked US President Donald Trump for suggesting suspects in Friday’s London train blast were known to police. “I never think it’s helpful for anybody

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North Korea aggression divides world powers

The latest missile test by North Korea, its furthest-reaching yet, has split world powers who united behind new UN sanctions just days ago. US President Donald Trump said he was

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Another terror incident hits London

An “improvised explosive device” was detonated on a Tube train in south-west London during Friday’s morning rush hour, injuring 29 people. The blast, at Parsons Green station on a District

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Hurricane Irma wrecks massive havoc on Florida

Parts of the city of Miami are under water as Hurricane Irma heads for mainland Florida, triggering storm surges across the south of the state. Irma was downgraded to a

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