North Korea’s Kim received photos taken by spy satellite of White House, Pentagon -KCNA

SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received photos of the White House, Pentagon and US aircraft carriers in the naval base of Norfolk, taken by its recently launched spy satellite, state media KCNA said on Tuesday. North Korea last week successfully launched its first reconnaissance satellite, which it has said was designed to monitor … Read more

Russian students urged to donate vapes to help nation’s military effort

Most universities around the world post flyers encouraging a healthy lifestyle and warning of the dangers of addiction. But at Russia’s University of Samara, students are being urged to do something a little different. A wacky propaganda-style poster featuring a disposable vape has emerged from the campus, seemingly encouraging young people to combine their vaping … Read more

Symposium on fatwas to be held at Prophet’s Mosque

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and South Korea came together at the Red Hall in Princess Noura University Theater on Sunday night for a series of performances blending the two cultures. The show, which will conclude on Nov. 28, was launched by the Saudi Royal Institute of Traditional Arts in partnership with the Korea National University of … Read more

Palestinian diplomat appeals for peace in Gaza at a meeting between EU and Arab nations in Spain

DHAKA: Bangladesh is facing its worst dengue fever outbreak on record, with the annual death toll reaching 1,606, according to official figures released on Monday. Dengue is a recurrent health risk during the monsoon season, which normally runs from July to September. According to the Directorate General of Health Services, so far this year, more … Read more

Australians on alert for scammers after bushfire destroys 18 homes, businesses in Perth’s north

A devastating bushfire that wreaked havoc on homes and business has sparked fears scammers might exploit fake fundraisers, as the long road to rebuilding gets underway. Families slowly started returning to their homes in Mariginiup, on Perth’s northern fringe, this week after a bushfire destroyed 18 homes and businesses. Consumer Protection warned that while it … Read more

Willian converts two penalties including stoppage-time winner as Fulham win amid VAR controversy

LONDON: Willian converted two of the game’s three second-half penalties — including the winner in the fourth minute of stoppage time — to help Fulham defeat Wolverhampton 3-2 in another English Premier League match dominated by VAR calls on Monday. The former Brazil winger’s first spot kick in the 59th minute made it 2-1, only … Read more