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Sep 17, 2016

Bombing in northwestern Pakistani mosque kills 24, wounds 28

A suicide bomber attacked a Sunni mosque in northwest Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 24 worshippers and wounding 28 others, officials said. Several children were also among those killed or wounded in the deadly attack. A breakaway Taliban group claimed responsibility for the ...

Sep 17, 2016

Pakistan may be building new nuclear site, analysts say

Pakistan, estimated to have the world’s fastest-growing nuclear stockpile, could be building a new uranium enrichment complex, according to commercial satellite imagery analyzed by Western defense experts. The construction of a new site, based in the town of Kahuta 30 kilometers (19 miles) east ...

Typhoon Meranti leaves 16 dead or missing in China

Sep 16, 2016

Typhoon Meranti leaves 16 dead or missing in China

Typhoon Meranti has left at least 16 people dead or missing in China and an ancient bridge destroyed as it wreaked havoc on the country’s eastern coast, the government said Friday. The storm, described by the official Xinhua news agency as the world’s strongest ...

Pyongyang ready to 'counterattack' amid U.S. 'provocation'

Sep 16, 2016

Pyongyang ready to 'counterattack' amid U.S. 'provocation'

North Korea is ready to “counterattack” in the face of ongoing “provocation” from the United States, its foreign minister said Thursday amid a spike in tension caused by Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test. “The Korean people have indicated that we are ready to wage a ...