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North Korea fires projectiles after saying it is ready for US talks

North Korea fires projectiles after saying it is ready for US talks

North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into the sea early Tuesday, South Korean media reported, just hours after the reclusive nation said it was ready for new talks with the US on its nuclear weapons programme.

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into sea

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into sea

North Korea on Saturday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles from a site on the country's east coast, the South Korean presidential office said, in the fifth such launch within weeks.

North Korea fires short-range missiles into sea, Seoul says

North Korea fires short-range missiles into sea, Seoul says

North Korea fired two short-range missiles into the sea off its eastern coast on Thursday, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said, despite hopes that Pyongyang may soon resume talks ...

EU fires first shot in possible new clash over Italy debt

EU fires first shot in possible new clash over Italy debt

The European Commission wrote on Wednesday to the Italian government asking it to explain a deterioration in the country's public finances, a move that sets the stage for a possible legal clash ...

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week

North Korea fires two short-range missiles in second test in a week

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in a likely protest by leader Kim Jong Un at the United States after he and President Donald Trump failed to reach agreement ...

Ministry issues fire safety tips to residents

Ministry issues fire safety tips to residents

Improper use of heaters, wood or coal or negligence towards safety procedures could sometimes lead to unexpected fires either at home or desert camps, MoI pointed out.

Don't burn charcoal or wood indoors, HMC warns

Don't burn charcoal or wood indoors, HMC warns

"One of the leading causes of carbon monoxide-related poisoning and death is the burning of wood or charcoal inside the home," HMC said in a statement.

Southern California fires force 200,000 people to flee

Southern California fires force 200,000 people to flee

Hundreds of Los Angeles area schools shut their doors on Thursday as raging wildfires wreaked havoc on Southern California, forcing about 200,000 people to flee and destroying hundreds of houses.

Texas chemical plant owners 'fully expect' more fires

Texas chemical plant owners 'fully expect' more fires

The chemical plant makes compounds with many commercial uses, including plastics, pharmaceuticals and construction materials -- compounds that can combust if not cooled to the proper temperatures.

Trump says 'all options' on table after N Korea fires missile over Japan

Trump says 'all options' on table after N Korea fires missile over Japan

President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that ‘all options are on the table’ as the United States considers its response to North Korea's firing of a ballistic missile over northern Japan's Hokkaido island into the sea.

Massive fires 'under control' in southern France

Massive fires 'under control' in southern France

Huge fires that forced mass evacuations of residents and holidaymakers in southern France were being brought under control on Thursday, firefighters said, although they warned new blazes were still starting.

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 fires on faulty batteries

The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung blamed faulty batteries on Monday for the fires that hit its flagship Galaxy Note 7 device last year, as it sought to draw a line under the humiliating recall.