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North Korea calls Trump's 'rocket man' comment an 'irreversible mistake'

North Korea's foreign minister says Donald Trump made an "irreversible mistake" calling Kim Jong Un a "rocket man".

US bombers and fighter jets fly off North Korea coast

US Air Force bombers and fighter jets have flown off North Korea's coast in what the Pentagon has called a "clear message".

US backed forces seize major Syrian gas field from Islamic State

The Syrian Democratic Forces have seized Syria's largest gas field from Islamic State militants, a senior commander has said.

Mexico rocked by 6.1 magnitude earthquake aftershock

An aftershock with a magnitude of 6.1 has hit Mexico, just days after a devastating tremor left 295 people dead.

Trapped man on spelunking trip in Indiana licked cave walls to stay alive

A university student licked moisture from the walls of a cave to survive after getting trapped for nearly three days.

North Korea earthquakes may be aftershocks of 3 September missile tests

Two seismic events recorded in North Korea were probably aftershocks from the state's missile test on 3 September, experts say.

Iran 'successfully' tests ballistic missile with 1,200 mile range

Iran has tested a new ballistic missile capable of hitting targets 1,200 miles away, according to state media.

Theresa May’s Brexit speech: What did Europe make of it?

Theresa May's keynote Brexit speech in Florence failed to make front page headlines on the continent.

The enduring electoral appeal of 'aloof' Angela Merkel

In the 12 years since she was first elected, through steady pragmatism, with no frills, no stardust, Angela Merkel has become the planet's most powerful woman and Europe's most influential leader.

Will Meghan join Harry at launch of Invictus Games?

The opening ceremony for the Invictus Games will be held in Toronto later with speculation growing over whether Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will officially appear in public together for the first time.

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Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump to 'pay dearly'

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump to 'pay dearly'

Donald Trump is "deranged" and will "pay dearly" for his threats, according to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

North Korea earthquakes may be aftershocks of 3 September missile tests

North Korea earthquakes may be aftershocks of 3 September missile tests

Two seismic events recorded in North Korea were probably aftershocks from the state's missile test on 3 September, experts say.

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