South Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week: Yonhap

By Josh Smith SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. Citing an unnamed government source, the South Korean news agency said the suspension ...

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Taliban roaming Afghan cities at will, raising fears amid Eid euphoria

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s High Peace Council will hold a news conference on Sunday amid an unprecedented Taliban ceasefire and a day after President Ashraf Ghani said he would extend a government ceasefire but set no timeframe. People celebrate ceasefire in Rodat district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan June 16, 2018.REUTERS/Parwiz Dozens of Taliban militants entered the Afghan capital and other ...

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Prestigious medical journal admits it published FIVE flawed studies

Prestigious medical journal admits it published FIVE flawed studies and retracts a landmark paper about the benefits of a Mediterranean diet on the heart The New England Journal of Medicine took down a landmark study from 2013  But it did not remove the flawed Spanish data from their archives completely Instead, the experts have reanalysed the data and dampened down ...

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Georgia woman says she killed rabid bobcat with bare hands

As the large feline clawed her, the adrenaline kicked in and she decided to strangle it, she says. Phillips, 46, told CNN affiliate WGCL that the animal attacked on June 7 at her home in Hart County — about 110 miles northeast of Atlanta. She had just put a “Women Who Behave Rarely Make History” sticker on the back of ...

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South Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week – Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearise, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Amphibious assault vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps throw smoke bombs as they ...

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Taliban roaming Afghan cities at will, raising fears amid Eid euphoria

KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they continued to celebrate their Eid ceasefire with feasts and selfies, raising questions about what happens when the ceasefire ends at midnight. President Ashraf Ghani extended a government ceasefire on Saturday and urged the Taliban to do the same, garnering praise at home and international backing, but ...

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Taliban roaming Afghan cities at will, raising fears amid Eid euphoria

KABUL (Reuters) – Taliban militants headed into cities across Afghanistan on Sunday as they celebrate their unprecedented Eid ceasefire, raising questions about what happens should the hugs and selfies stop and the festive atmosphere and calls for peace turn sour. Taliban walk as they celebrate ceasefire in Ghanikhel district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan June 16, 2018.REUTERS/Parwiz TPX IMAGES OF THE ...

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South Korea, US to announce suspension of major military drills this week: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. South Korean and U.S. Marines take part in a winter military drill in Pyeongchang, South Korea, ...

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