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Two US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers

Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday, CNN has reported.

Official: Singapore likely venue for Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un meeting

Singapore is the most likely venue for a summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a U.S. official said, after Pyongyang cleared a major obstacle to the meeting with the release of three American prisoners.

Donald Trump welcomes U.S. prisoners released by North Korea, thanks Kim Jong-un

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed three former U.S. prisoners who landed at a military base near Washington on Thursday after being released by North Korea, thanking leader Kim Jong Un and sounding upbeat on a planned summit between the two.

Israel pulls fighter jets from Alaska drill amid tensions with Iran

The Israel Air Force has decided to scale back its participation in the Red Flag exercise amid increasing tensions on Israel’s northern border.

The sun to be cooler by 2050 – study

Based on the cooling spiral of recent solar cycles, scientists from University of California, San Diego believe the next “grand-minimum” is just decades away, during which the Sun will be seven per cent cooler.

Mike Pence announces toughest US sanctions on North Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday Washington would soon unveil its “toughest sanctions ever” on North Korea, adding that the regime in Pyongyang would not be allowed to “hijack” the upcoming Olympics.

Total lunar eclipse to grace the sky in most parts of China on Wednesday

Stargazers in North America, Hawaii, the Middle East, Russia, India, and Australia had the chance to witness a rare "super blue blood Moon" Wednesday, when Earth's shadow bathes our satellite in a coppery hue.

Tsunami warnings as powerful quake hits off Alaska

A powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.9 struck off the coast of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting tsunami warnings or watches as far away as California.

Oil spill disasters in the past 50 years

Concerns are growing over an oil slick off China’s east coast after an Iranian tanker, the Sanchi, exploded and sank a week ago following a collision at sea.

Russia to limit US military observation flights – report

Moscow will limit the scope of US military observation flights over Russia from Jan. 1 next year in retaliation for US curbs on similar Russian flights over the United States, the RIA news agency reported on Wednesday.

Sarah Palin’s son Track arrested in Alaska

The elder son of former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was in jail on Sunday facing assault and burglary charges in her home state of Alaska.

Donald Trump requests additional $4bn for missile defence programmes

U.S. President Donald Trump has requested for another four billion dollars for missile defence programmes to counter a threat from North Korea, the White House said on Tuesday.

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

US officials have told election authorities in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election.

Chronology of North Korean missile development

North Korea appeared to carry out a sixth nuclear test Sunday, with seismic monitors measuring an "explosion" of 6.3 magnitude near its main test site.

North Korea’s Guam strike plan: what we know

North Korea said Thursday it would complete a plan within days to launch a salvo of four intermediate-range missiles towards Guam, the US island territory in the western Pacific.

US lawmakers slam Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ toward North Korea

President Donald Trump faced criticism from lawmakers in both parties on Tuesday after warning that North Korea would “face fire and fury like the world has never seen” if Pyongyang keeps threatening the United States.

North Korea threatens missile strike on US territory Guam

North Korea said on Wednesday it is "carefully examining" a plan to strike the US Pacific territory of Guam with missiles, just hours after US President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to the United States would be met with "fire and fury".

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