Yeonpyeong: The Island Bordering North Korea

On the sleepy island of Yeonpyeong, the threat of conflict is constant with North Korean coastal howitzers just 11 kilometers (7 miles) away and propaganda banners visible through binoculars. Yeonpyeong is located at the center of five islands off in the Yellow Sea — known as the West Sea by Koreans — and is strategically located to … Read more Yeonpyeong: The Island Bordering North Korea

Female Islamic State supporter jailed for plotting to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral

A female supporter of Islamic State has been jailed for life after plotting to kill as many people as she could by planting a bomb under the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral. Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, who is thought to be Britain’s first solo female Isil bomb plotter, gave a one fingered salute used by … Read more Female Islamic State supporter jailed for plotting to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral

St Paul’s Islamic State terror plotter jailed

A West London mother who converted to Islam has been jailed for life for plotting to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral during Easter celebrations. Safiyya Shaikh, 36, also planned to plant a bomb in a nearby hotel and then blow herself up in a suicide attack on the London Underground. She was foiled in an … Read more St Paul’s Islamic State terror plotter jailed

Congo Files: suspected international money laundering scheme revealed

In tonight’s show: two NGOs publish a damning report suggesting mining tycoon Dan Gertler could be evading US sanctions in DR Congo. Global Witness and the Platform to Protect Whistleblowers in Africa say there could be a possible international money laundering scheme involved. In Cameroon, health officials urge parents to vaccinate their children against measles. A … Read more Congo Files: suspected international money laundering scheme revealed

At Least Three Dead After Militants Attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

Militants attacked the stock exchange in the Pakistani city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least three people — two guards and a policeman, according to police. Special police forces deployed to the scene of the attack and in a swift operation secured the building, killing all four gunmen. A third security guard was reported … Read more At Least Three Dead After Militants Attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi

AK47s, Molotov cocktails, $400,000 cash seized in Mongols gang raids | nzherald.co.nz

More than 110 police staff executed search warrants at 10 properties across the Bay of Plenty seizing half a kilo of meth, two AK47s and two military-style semi-automatics, a home-made bomb and six Molotov cocktails. Full story: http://nzh.tw/12342189 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on Instagram: https://goo.gl/oLicXe … Read more AK47s, Molotov cocktails, $400,000 cash seized in Mongols gang raids | nzherald.co.nz

The India vs China border conflict explained

A spine-chilling tale, played out in pitch darkness on jagged precipices at 14,000 feet above the Galwan River valley between the foot-soldiers of two nuclear-armed regional superpowers, India and China. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) When an Indian commanding officer plunged to his death, reportedly pushed off a cliff, it triggered mayhem. And what happened next could, frankly, … Read more The India vs China border conflict explained

Windrush Day: A generation’s continued fight for justice | ITV News

Monday 22 June marks the third Windrush Day, the 72nd anniversary of the SS Empire Windrush arriving at Tilbury Docks in Essex carrying the first Caribbean migrants. Many of those who left sunnier climes were ex-servicemen who fought with the UK in the Second World War and had been invited to a bomb-damaged Britain to … Read more Windrush Day: A generation’s continued fight for justice | ITV News

Deadly blast hits Kabul mosque during Friday prayers

A bomb has ripped through a crowd of worshippers at a mosque in Kabul. At least four people were killed, including the imam who was leading Friday prayers. Al Jazeera’s Filio Kontrafouri reports from the Afghan capital. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera … Read more Deadly blast hits Kabul mosque during Friday prayers

Police in Northern Ireland recover gun used in journalist Lyra McKee murder | ITV News

Police in Northern Ireland have confirmed they have recovered the gun used to murder the journalist Lyra McKee. The weapon was found along with ammunition and a fully primed bomb during searches in Londonderry last week. Read the full story: https://bit.ly/30xDLbz • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more … Read more Police in Northern Ireland recover gun used in journalist Lyra McKee murder | ITV News

McEnany compares Trump’s church visit to Churchill during World War II

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on June 3 compared President Trump’s visit to a church to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill inspecting bomb damage during World War II. Read more: https://wapo.st/3h0w8Aq. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a deal on a Washington Post digital subscription: $29 for one year http://washingtonpost.com/youtubeoffer. Subscribe … Read more McEnany compares Trump’s church visit to Churchill during World War II

How Animal Games Set Us Free – Inside Gaming Feature

Since the dawn of man, we have sought to swim with the seals, to fly amongst the birds, to run with the noble cheetah, but our cruel god saw fit to not allow us these pleasures, instead, we are doomed to a life of tedium…until now. Yeah, this is a video about Maneater. Check out … Read more How Animal Games Set Us Free – Inside Gaming Feature

Hong Kong lawmaker hurls homemade stink bomb in legislative council

Pro-democracy legislator Ted Hui aimed a bottle of rotting vegetables at the head of the legislative council in Hong Kong on Wednesday. It came during debate on the controversial national anthem bill which would mean the criminalisation of any insults to the national anthem. For more on this story and the growing tensions on Beijing’s … Read more Hong Kong lawmaker hurls homemade stink bomb in legislative council

Early superannuation withdrawal: Shutdown lifeline or ticking financial time bomb? | ABC News

Almost a million and a half people have taken up the option of dipping into their super to help them survive the coronavirus shutdown, with the total withdrawal amount totaling more than $11 billion. For many young people the money is a lifeline to help them bridge a financial gap they’d otherwise fall into, but … Read more Early superannuation withdrawal: Shutdown lifeline or ticking financial time bomb? | ABC News