North Korea Fires Projectiles – WSJ

SEOUL—North Korea launched three short-range projectiles off its east coast on Monday, Seoul’s military said, in Pyongyang’s second weapons test in a week after a period of inactivity. South Korea’s military said the projectiles were fired from the Sondok area of the North’s South Hamgyong…

Kim Says North Korea Will Unveil a ‘New Strategic Weapon’

SEOUL—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the world will witness a “new strategic weapon” from the isolated regime in the near future as he sees little reason to stick with his country’s suspension of testing long-range missile technology. But Mr. Kim left vague whether…

Treasury ‘to rewrite rules to favour the North’

Image copyright Getty Images The Treasury is reportedly planning to rewrite rules governing public spending in a move that may benefit areas in the Midlands and North of England. The changes, reported by the Times, would make it easier for cash to be allocated to…

Australia bushfires north of Sydney ‘too big to put out’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Sydney’s mega fire is getting out of control’ A “mega blaze” raging across a 60km (37 mile) front north-west of Sydney cannot currently be put out, Australian fire officials have warned. The fire across almost 300,000 hectares…