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Tour of the 'hidden' 5th floor of North Korea's Yanggakdo Hotel

(Pyongyang, North Korea) -- For nearly a decade, Young Pioneer Tours offered travelers from the United States and other countries the chance to see another side of North Korea. Videos on the Young Pioneer’s YouTube channel feature activities ra... Read More

Over 800 north London public housing apartments being evacuated over fire safety concerns

(LONDON) -- More than 800 public housing apartments in London are set to be evacuated over fire concerns in the wake of the deadly Grenfell Towers blaze that killed at least 79 people.

The tower blocks, located in the Camden area of north ... Read More

After Otto Warmbier’s death, what are Trump’s options for responding to North Korea?

(WASHINGTON) -- As his body is laid to rest in his Ohio hometown, the shock of Otto Warmbier’s death is now giving way to anger -- and the Trump administration is actively weighing how to respond.

“It's a total disgrace what ha... Read More

Dennis Rodman: 'People don't see ... the good side' of North Korea

(NEW YORK) -- Former professional basketball player Dennis Rodman spoke out in an exclusive interview with ABC News about his recent trip to North Korea, suggesting that he is partly responsible for the reclusive nation's release of American college ... Read More

London high-rise fire caused by refrigerator, police say

(LONDON) -- A massive fire at a residential high-rise building in London last week that killed dozens was caused by a faulty refrigerator, police said Friday.

Detective superintendent Fiona McCormack of London's Metropolitan Police Service... Read More

Mosul's historic Great Mosque of al-Nuri and leaning minaret destroyed

(MOSUL, Iraq) -- The Great Mosque of al-Nuri and its iconic leaning minaret, which has towered over Iraq's second-largest city for over eight centuries, was destroyed by ISIS militants late Wednesday, according to Iraqi officials.

It was t... Read More

Policeman rescues toddler from oncoming cars in China

(BEIJING) -- A toddler running in the middle of a road was swept up by a nearby traffic cop today in southwest China.

As seen in surveillance video footage, a toddler jumps off a motorcycle and runs into the busy intersection.

A... Read More

North Korea conducts another missile test

(NEW YORK) -- North Korea has held yet another missile test on Wednesday, a U.S. official says.

According to the official, North Korea conducted a static rocket engine test at its Sohae launch facility. It marked the first such test since ... Read More

Regional AQAP leader killed in airstrike in Yemen

(WASHINGTON) -- A regional leader for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was killed last week in a U.S.-led airstrike, the U.S. military announced Thursday.

According to U.S. Central Command, a June 16 airstrike killed Abu Khattab al Awlaqi... Read More

No royal wants to be king or queen, Prince Harry says in new interview

(LONDON) -- Prince Harry reveals in a candid new interview that he believes no one in the royal family wants to be king or queen.

"We are involved in modernizing the British monarchy. We are not doing this for ourselves but for the greater... Read More

Three panda cubs born in China

(BEIJING) -- Northwest China just got three new residents.

Three panda cubs were born in China at the Shaanxi Rare Wild Animals Rescue and Breeding Research Center last week. They now weigh 11.2 ounces, according to the center, and are all... Read More

Despite Trump tweet, Mattis, Tillerson are full steam ahead on China, North Korea

(WASHINGTON) -- After a day of meetings with top Chinese officials, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. and China have made progress on a handful of issues and are pushing ahead on pressuring North Korea ... Read More

US military: ISIS destroyed historic mosque

(BAGHDAD) -- ISIS has destroyed a historic mosque in western Mosul, the U.S. military announced on Wednesday.

The destruction of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri was announced by the Iraqi government on Wednesday. That mosque was the site where... Read More

Russia cancels meeting with US on improving relations amid updated sanctions

(NEW YORK) -- The Russian deputy foreign minister has canceled his meeting with his American counterpart –- a long-planned summit to address more minor problems in the relationship –- because of the updated U.S. sanctions announced Tuesda... Read More