North Korea ‘working on new missiles’

North Korea ‘working on new missiles’

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Image copyright KCNA Image caption North Korea carried out a series of long-range missile tests in 2017 North Korea appears to be building new ballistic missiles despite recent warming ties with the Trump administration, media reports say. Unnamed US officials told the…

Sexual abuse ‘endemic’ in aid sector

Sexual abuse ‘endemic’ in aid sector

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Image copyright Oxfam Image caption Allegations surfaced about abuse in Haiti after the earthquake in 2010 The aid sector is guilty of “complacency verging on complicity” over an “endemic” sex abuse scandal, a damning report from MPs has said. International Development Committee…

IS claims Tajik foreign cyclist attack

IS claims Tajik foreign cyclist attack

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Image copyright Travel_Nerd Image caption The victims had been on a cycle tour of the Central Asian country (file image) The Islamic State group (IS) has said it was responsible for an attack in Tajikistan on Sunday, in which four foreign tourists…

Trump has ‘no problem’ with a shutdown

Trump has ‘no problem’ with a shutdown

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The president inspected border wall prototypes in California earlier this year US President Donald Trump has said he has “no problem doing a shutdown” to pry funding from Congress for his planned border wall. Hosting Italy’s…

Pussy Riot detained again on leaving jail

Pussy Riot detained again on leaving jail

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nika Nikulshina, Olga Kurachyova and Olga Pakhtusova were detained shortly after leaving prison Members of the Russian activist group Pussy Riot, jailed after running on to the pitch during the World Cup final, say they have been…

Air marshals secretly track US passengers

Air marshals secretly track US passengers

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The TSA was founded in response to the 9/11 terror attacks with the mission of preventing similar attacks The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is facing criticism for secretly tracking Americans on flights, US media report….