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17 October, 2017 1:34 AM North Korea says `a nuclear war may break out any moment'

Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly's disarmament committee that North Korea is the only country in the world that has been subjected to ``such an extreme and direct nuclear threat'' from the United States since the 1970s _ and said the country has the right to possess nuclear weapons in self-defense. ``The entire U.S. mainland is within our firing 30

11 October, 2017 5:56 PM The online bots behind Vladimir Putin's birthday wishes

When President Vladimir Putin turned 65 on 7 October, he was not short of online well-wishers. But how many were real? A hashtag which translates as "Happy Birthday President" began trending in early that day in Russia. While the tweet was shared more than 800 times, many of those sharing it did not appear to be Russian speakers. The also seemed to lack personality 64

6 October, 2017 12:09 PM Watch: Saudi King forced to walk like a common man after his golden escalator gets stuck

Saudi Arabian King Salman's shiny-shiny escalator got stuck midway while transporting him down to the ground as he landed in Moscow, and Twitter couldn't keep calm about it. The plan was, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz will fly to Moscow in fancy ariplane, come down from it on a fancy golden escalator, and go on to discuss oil market and the Syrian 82

5 October, 2017 4:53 PM S Arabia says to buy Russia S-400 defence systems, other arms

Saudi Arabia signed today preliminary agreements to buy S-400 air defence systems and receive "cutting-edge technologies" from Russia during King Salman's landmark visit to Moscow, the Saudi military industries firm said. The agreement was announced as King Salman, who is on the first official trip to Russia by a Saudi monarch, and Russian President 46

3 October, 2017 2:44 AM Saudi King to visit Russia over cooperation

Saudi Arabian King will visit Russia on Thursday. Riyadh: Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud will visit Russia on Thursday at an invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Saudi Press Agency reported on Monday. The two leaders will discuss bilateral relations and means to boost cooperation in various fields, in addition to reviewing 9

22 September, 2017 11:43 AM Amid New Sanctions, Trump Calls North Korea's Leader 'Madman' Whose Regime Will Face New Tests

President Trump lashed back Friday at North Korea's leader, calling Kim Jong Un a "madman" whose regime will be "tested like never before" amid new U. S-imposed financial sanctions. The latest economic pressures announced Thursday come as the Trump administration seeks to build international support for more aggressively confronting the rogue nation 294

4 September, 2017 1:29 PM BRICS countries urge UN reform, cooperation on terrorism

The BRICS group of five major emerging economies called Monday for reform of the United Nations and tougher measures against terrorist groups, while denouncing North Korea’s latest nuclear test at a summit in China that seeks to enlarge the organization’s presence on the world stage. The nations — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa— agreed 38

3 September, 2017 6:25 PM Will US attack North Korea after its nuclear test? 'We'll see,' says President Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump sharply reacted to North Korea testing a nuclear bomb and said that the US is considering a global trade embargo on Pyongyang. North Korea on Sunday claimed a "perfect success" for its most powerful nuclear test so far, a further step in the development of weapons capable of striking anywhere in the United States 56

3 September, 2017 10:36 AM Chinese President Xi Jingping Opens BRICS Summit, Asks Members To Shelve Differences

Outlining BRICS cooperation in the last 10 years, Xi Jinping said treating each other as equals and seeking common ground while shelving differences is important part of cooperation. Xiamen: Chinese President Xi Jinping today asked BRICS members to shelve their differences and accommodate each other's concerns by enhancing mutual trust and strategic 35

2 September, 2017 4:31 PM Post Doklam, PM goes to BRICS taller and more effective

BEIJING: After the Doklam episode, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will walk in taller than earlier when he arrives at the BRICS summit on Sunday because this is the first time in three years that an Asian country had taken on the might of China. But he may avoid any references to the event, and try to improve person-to-person relationship when he meets 44