World

13 killed in Baghdad explosion

13 killed in Baghdad explosion

The blast took place before noon when a booby-trapped vehicle detonated near the electricity office at Jamila wholesale market in Baghdad's Shiite district of Sadr city, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. Last Sunday, US-backed Iraqi troops launched a multi-pronged operation to retake Tal Afar. He noted in a statement that the federal police found a prison during the mopping-up operations in al-Saad neighborhood in western of Tal Afar.


Korea issues transaction alert for entities blacklisted by US

Korea issues transaction alert for entities blacklisted by US

David Benham said in an emailed statement. None of the missiles, which were launched near Kittaeryong, had posed a threat to either North America or the US Pacific territory of Guam , the spokesman said. The missiles appeared to be short-range. All US and Russian ballistic missiles are solid-fuel models. It has fired more than 20 missiles since February, further perfecting its technology with each launch.


North Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan

North Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan

It said that the second missile appears to have blown up immediately and that none posed threat to the US territory of Guam , which the North had previously warned it would fire missiles toward. The missile test capped yet another eventful week on the Korean peninsula , which began with the annual US-South Korea military exercises. "We hope that this is the beginning of the signal we've been looking for ...


Suffield Sailor Among Missing Aboard Navy Destroyer

Suffield Sailor Among Missing Aboard Navy Destroyer

Now that two sailors' remains have been recovered, eight others remain missing . It will include training and an expert assessment of each ship. The body has been medically examined and will be returned to Malaysian authorities, a statement from the United States navy's Asia-based 7th Fleet said .


Hunter 'immensely proud' despite World Cup final defeat

Hunter 'immensely proud' despite World Cup final defeat

The back row sees Alex Matthews and Marlie Packer retain their starting positions, with Sarah Hunter captaining the side at No.8. "Our defence won that game". Charmaine Smith and Kendra Cocksedge also crossed the line. And back Emily Scarratt says having permanent professional contracts in the future for the XV-a-side game would be a "dream".


Police Officer Photographed Saving American Flag During Hurricane Harvey

Police Officer Photographed Saving American Flag During Hurricane Harvey

Four people were saved when the boat called the "Signet Express" was almost sunk near Port Aransas, Texas Saturday. This comes after Hurricane Harvey slammed into dozens of cities in Texas. National center United States of America for the prevention of hurricanes (NHC) reported that hurricane Harvey weakened to the level of a tropical storm.