US senator says Trump ready for war with North Korea

2017-08-01 22:33

A Republican senator claims US President Donald Trump has told him he would go to war to destroy North Korea rather than allow it to develop a long-range nuclear-armed missile.

No winners if Korea war breaks out - China foreign minister

2017-04-15 13:36

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said there can be no winners in a war between the US and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programmes.

10 threats to globalisation in 2017

2017-01-23 07:20

Research by Credit Suisse identified trends signalling changes in globalisation and the start of a multipolar world.

Gordhan the real target of 'judicial inquiry into banks' - MP

2016-09-22 12:53

Leaked information that a PR firm knew about a mooted judicial inquiry into banks was likely an attempt to intimidate Pravin Gordhan, says DA MP David Maynier.

Boko Haram seized 300 children in 2nd 2014 school attack

2016-03-31 09:26

Boko Haram seized hundreds of children from a remote town in northeast Nigeria in late 2014 but initial calls to report the kidnapping were ignored with locals fearful of the government's response, residents told AFP on Wednesday.

First UN aid reaches civilians fleeing clashes in Sudan's Darfur

2016-02-12 08:36

The first UN convoy carrying aid to civilians fleeing clashes in Sudan's Darfur has reached a peacekeeping base where up to 23,000 people have taken shelter, the United Nations said Thursday.

Angola joins UN chemical arms watchdog

2015-10-17 14:37

Angola has joined the UN chemical arms watchdog, meaning only four countries remain, including Israel and North Korea, which have not signed the convention prohibiting such weapons.

South Korea turns off propaganda as Koreas reach deal

2015-08-25 07:25

After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea have pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert the bloodshed they've been threatening each other with for weeks.

South Korea won't end broadcasts without 'clear' apology

2015-08-24 09:33

South Korea says it would not switch off propaganda broadcasts unless Pyongyang offered a 'clear apology' over a series of alleged provocations, as the two Koreas were locked in negotiations to end a military standoff.

Killing of journalists should be a war crime – AP chief

2015-03-30 10:31

The president and CEO of The Associated Press has called for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.

WATCH: Ruins, demolition and destruction - Mosul 3 years after war

After three years of war with extremist group, ISIS, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, declared victory over Islamic State forces in Mosul. This is the city, before and after. Watch.

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This Syrian car lover wants to revive his 'wounded' classics

2017-03-14 08:54

Car enthusiast Mohammed Mohiedin Anis is desperately trying to save his collection of vintage cars 'wounded' in battles that have ravaged the Syrian city of Aleppo.

Syria army, civilians reclaim ruined Aleppo streets

2016-12-24 08:52

Syrian troops have cemented their hold on Aleppo after retaking full control of the city, as residents anxious to return to their homes moved through its ruined streets.

What you need to know about South Sudan's conflict

We hear from an International Organization of Migrants was in Juba when skirmishes began last week.

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UN: Afghan children used as child soldiers

2016-02-17 18:01

A UN official has condemned all sides in Afghanistan's conflict for using child soldiers, noting that while government forces have reduced the number of under-age recruits, insurgent groups continue to train large numbers of child fighter.

S Korea to resume propaganda into North

2016-01-07 18:59

South Korea says it will resume propaganda broadcasts into North Korea "in response to the North's latest nuclear test".

South Korea is open to lifting sanctions on North

2015-08-26 13:01

South Korea says it could resume suspended talks with North Korea, including the lifting of economic sanctions, as tensions ease.

How evil is ISIS?

2015-08-24 09:55

Hordes of black clad fighters overrunning historic Middle Eastern cities, brutal Hollywood-style executions and thousands of recruits flocking from across the globe has made ISIS a priority enemy as its shift from contagion to pandemic gathers momentum.

North Korea approves 'final attack'

2015-08-21 13:09

A North Korean military official says a meeting of senior party and defense officials led by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have met and 'reviewed and approved the final attack operation.'

Bangladesh’s war crimes trials - A history

2015-02-24 21:02

Bangladesh have set up the International Crimes Tribunal to prosecute those accused of atrocities committed in the 1971 war of independence with Pakistan.

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