North and South Korea soldiers cross DMZ in peace

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The historic moment was caught on camera by both sides North and South Korean soldiers have made several friendly crossings into each other’s territory for the first time since the countries were divided. The men were checking the dismantling of guard posts in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) along the…

Syria war: Turkey warns of fresh anti-Kurd offensive in north

Image copyright Getty Images Turkey will launch a new operation against US-backed Kurdish militias in northern Syria “in the next few days”, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says. The move, which he said would focus on territory to the east of the Euphrates river, risks confrontation with the US. America’s support for the Kurdish YPG forces…

US snowstorm kills one in North Carolina

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A snow storm struck the US south-eastern states over the weekend A heavy snowstorm has swept through US south-eastern states, killing at least one person and leaving hundreds of thousands without power. A state of emergency has been declared in North Carolina, with some areas reporting as much as…

New satellite images reveal activity at unidentified North Korean missile base

The satellite imagery offers evidence that the Yeongjeo-dong missile base and a nearby, previously unreported site remain active and have been continuously upgraded, underscoring the reality of just how far apart Washington and Pyongyang are on the issue of denuclearization despite five months of sporadic talks. While the base at Yeongjeo-dong has long been known…