US bombers and fighter escorts flew off the coast of North Korea on Saturday in a show of force against its nuclear weapons program, escalating already sky-high tensions. The hermit state's foreign minister meanwhile derided Donald Trump as "mentally deranged" at the United Nations, while the US president fired back on Twitter with fresh threats. The latest exchange of bellicose rhetoric comes as international alarm mounts over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions -- including a suggestion this week that the country is considering detonating an H-bomb over the Pacific.
Bodybuilder Pradip Subramanian suffered a “cardiac arrest respiratory failure episode” which led to his death following a celebrity kick-boxing bout against YouTube personality Steven Lim. This was the finding stated in the preliminary medical report released by Singapore General Hospital (SGH), according to a media statement by the match organiser AFC Holding Singapore on Sunday (24 September). A final medical report will be released in 30 to 60 days, the statement added.
Chinese vase sells for 10,000 times estimated price as auction involving amateur buyer gets way out of hand
Shamila clutches her daughter's hand so tightly it turns white as she recounts how soldiers broke into her home in Myanmar and gang-raped her in front of her children -- a story heard over and over in Bangladesh refugee camps. UN observers say they have seen scores of rape and gang rape survivors among the Rohingya who have fled ethnic violence in Myanmar in recent weeks. Almost all said the perpetrators were men in uniform who they identified as Myanmar military.
Meghan Markle's ex-husband to produce story of man whose wife leaves him for a British prince
Polls have opened in Germany for an election that could serve a bittersweet victory for incumbent chancellor Angela Merkel. Five out of the last five polls published before the vote have put Alternative für Deutschland in third place on 10 to 13%, behind Merkel’s CDU and the SPD. Merkel spent Saturday appearing at smaller events within her own constituency in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, while her main challenger Martin Schulz, of the Social Democratic Party, held the last event of his campaign in front of around 4,000 people on the Katschhof square in Aachen, near his hometown of Würselen.