German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves the Reichstag housing the Bundestag (lower house of parliament) after a meeting with the leadership of her conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party on June 14, 2018 in Berlin. - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is facing an escalating row within her conservative camp over the flashpoint issue of immigration that could threaten her political future. (Photo by Michael Kappeler / dpa / AFP) / Germany OUT (Photo credit should read MICHAEL KAPPELER/AFP/Getty Images)

German Migration Drama Could Spell The End For Angela Merkel

Many in the country can no longer stomach her open-door policy towards migrants and refugees, even as people keep trying to reach Europe.
15/06/2018 10:31 AM IST
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI - MARCH 02: A Lansing Forensic Laboratory truck is parked outside of Campbell Hall, where a shooting took place at Central Michigan University on March 2, 2018 in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Two people were killed in an on-campus shooting at Central Michigan University. The University is on lockdown as the police search for the suspect, a 19-year-old man. (Photo by Rachel Woolf/Getty Images)

2 Shot Dead At Central Michigan University

The victims in what authorities called “a domestic situation” weren’t students.
03/03/2018 9:53 AM IST
DAMASCUS, SYRIA - FEBRUARY 23: (EDITORS NOTE: Image contains graphic content) Civil defense team member carries a wounded baby rescued from a wreckage after Assad regime forces carried out airstrikes over the de-escalation zone in Arbin town of Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria on February 23, 2018. (Photo by Qusay Noor/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

The Real Reason Why Humanitarian Aid Isn't Reaching Eastern Ghouta

Shelling continued across Syria's eastern Ghouta district on Tuesday, despite Russia's call for a five-hour ceasefire to allow for civilian evacuations. Two main rebel factions control eastern Ghouta....
28/02/2018 8:19 AM IST
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media about the school shooting in Parkland, Florida as he heads to the Marine One helicopter to depart the White House on his way to address the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington, U.S., February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

U.S. Treasury Announces Most Aggressive Sanctions To Date On North Korea

“The United States will continue targeting persons, wherever located, who facilitate North Korea’s illicit shipping practices.”
24/02/2018 9:38 AM IST
Ice Hockey – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Women Preliminary Round Match - Korea v Japan - Kwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea – February 14, 2018 - North Korean cheerleaders. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

North Korea Has Yet To Broadcast Any Of The Winter Olympics On TV

The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang are well underway, yet North Korea's state media has only minimally covered the games, not bothering to feature any of the 22 athletes or hundreds of cheerleaders, j...
15/02/2018 9:33 AM IST
CAPTION CORRECTION/CLARIFICATION The Ballistic Missile DefenseOrganization (BMDO) announced July 15, 2001 it has successfullycompleted a test involving a planned intercept of an intercontinentalballistic missile target. The test took place over the central PacificOcean. A modified Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)(shown here) was launched from Vandenberg AFB, California and aprototype interceptor was launched approximately 20 minutes later 4,800miles away from the Ronald Reagan Missile Site Kwajalein Atoll in theRepublic of the Marshall Islands. The intercept took placeapproximately 10 minutes after the interceptor was launched, at analtitude in excess of 140 miles above the earth, and during themidcourse phase of the target warhead's flight.HK

India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM

India successfully test-fired a long-range intercontinental ballistic missile on Thursday in what officials called a "major boost" to the country's strategic defense system. The Agni-V missile, with a...
19/01/2018 8:35 AM IST