North Korea launches missile over Japan

September 21, 2017

( CNN) In a major evidence of provocation to the international community, North koreans fuelled a tomahawk missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Friday. North Korean state media has already been to cite the launch, but a commentary are presented in the Rodong Sinmun newspaper Friday said “no matter how strong the pressure is, it doesn’t is currently working on us.” The weapon that acquires N. Korea more…

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Tillerson dials back rhetoric after Trump’s North Korea ‘fire and fury’ threats

August 29, 2017

(CNN)US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has sought to allay fears of a military confrontation with North Korea after President Donald Trump warned he could unleash “fire and fury” on the pariah state. Why does North Korea hate the US? His unscheduled remarks, on a flight out of the region early Wednesday, appeared designed to dial back the unprecedented rhetoric from Trump. In comments that were significantly more incendiary than…

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Trump administration dismisses climate change advisory panel

August 28, 2017

(CNN)The Trump administration has fired another shot at the scientific community, this time dismantling a federal advisory committee on climate change. “On behalf of the Department of Commerce and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), I am writing to inform you that per the terms of the charter the Federal Advisory Committee for the Sustained National Climate Assessment (Committee) will expire on August 20, 2017,” the email read. “The…

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US detects ‘highly unusual’ North Korean submarine activity

August 26, 2017

Washington (CNN)The US military has detected “highly unusual and unprecedented levels” of North Korean submarine activity and evidence of an “ejection test” in the days following Pyongyang’s second intercontinental ballistic missile launch this month, a defense official told CNN on Monday. Carried out on land at Sinpo Naval Shipyard, Sunday’s ejection test is the third time this month — and fourth this year — that North Korea has conducted a…

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Trump promises North Korea ‘fire and fury’ over nuke threat

August 24, 2017

Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump problem an extraordinary ultimatum to North koreans on Tuesday advising Pyongyang not to make any more threats against the United States or they will “face fire and fury like the world has never seen, ” during a photo op at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. North Korea have all along maintained it wants nuclear weapons and long-range missiles in order to…

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Unlearning the myth of American innocence

August 24, 2017

The long read: When she was 30, Suzy Hansen left the US for Istanbul and began to realise that Americans will never understand their own country until they see it as the rest of the world does My mother recently found piles of my notebooks from when I was a small child that were filled with plans for my future. I was very ambitious. I wrote out what I would…

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The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked

August 18, 2017

A shadowy operation involving big data, billionaire friends of Trump and the disparate forces of the Leave campaign heavily influenced the result of the EU referendum. Is our electoral process still fit for purpose? The connectivity that is the heart of globalisation can be exploited by states with hostile intent to further their aims.[] The risks at stake are profound and represent a fundamental threat to our sovereignty. Alex Younger,…

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This is the most dangerous time for our planet | Stephen Hawking

August 15, 2017

We cant go on ignoring inequality, because we have the means to destroy our world but not to escape it As a theoretical physicist based in Cambridge, I have lived my life in an extraordinarily privileged bubble. Cambridge is an unusual town, centred around one of the worlds great universities. Within that town, the scientific community that I became part of in my 20s is even more rarefied. And within…

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North Korea is ‘a cult’ to Kim Jong Un, undercover reporter says

August 13, 2017

( CNN) North Koreans are raised to be soldiers and “have no ounce of impunity, ” a journalist who lived undercover in the reclusive nation told CNN. Kim’s penetrations come as President Donald Trump this week waded into a battle of threats with North Korean commander Kim Jong Un, whose military leaders threatened to launch rockets at Guam, a US territory where the United States conserves two key military bases.

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