Thursday, January 23, 2020
Officials said the plane twice violated the airspace over the Dokdo/Takeshima islands, which are occupied by Seoul but also claimed by Japan. South Korea's Ministry of Defence said it scrambled fighter jets in response and fired 360 machine-gun rounds. Russia has...
Pope Francis warned ideological attempts to sow fear or division in society on Sunday as he paid tribute to Christians in Romania killed or persecuted under Communism. His comments came on the final day of his visit too the majority-Orthodox...
The U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment probe into President Donald Trump intensified on Monday, as Trump raged about the inquiry and news reports suggested he had used additional diplomatic channels to go after his adversaries. Three House committees said a...
Amazon wants to become number 1 in  delivering everything you want to your doorstep, anywhere in the world. But the e-commerce giant has several challenges in its pursuit of a global empire. WSJ's Karan Deep Singh resolve the basics...
Theresa May has been accused of betraying the legacy of the suffragists by failing to impose abortion law reform on Northern Ireland. The Prime Minister has insisted that Ulster’s strict abortion laws can only be relaxed by the power-sharing government...
A former student at a Florida high school returned to his campus with deadly intent on Wednesday, reportedly donning a gas mask and killing at least 17 people with an AR-15 assault rifle. Pupils at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

Anak Krakatau volcano

There is now some very good optical satellite imagery of the collapsed Anak Krakatau volcano, which generated the devastating tsunami on 22 December. Poor weather conditions over Indonesia's Sunda Strait had frustrated spacecraft that view the Earth in the same...
A massive hunt is underway for a gunman who opened fire near a popular Christmas market in the center of the French city of Strasbourg Tuesday, killing three people and injuring 13 others. More than 350 police gendarmes and soldiers supported...
Multiple fake bomb threats have been reported across the country, according to authorities. The New York Police Department  said it was monitoring multiple bomb threats sent electronically to various locations throughout the city. The threats were deemed not credible, the department...
Illegal violence is pushing Hong Kong to the brink of great danger, the city government said on Monday, after a weekend of clashes that included the first gun-shot and the arrest of 86 people, the youngest just 12. Police fired...

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