Obama to North Carolina voters: ‘Fate of the republic rests on your shoulders

Obama to North Carolina voters: ‘Fate of the republic rests on your shoulders

Campaigning for his former secretary of state and Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton, US President Barack Obama told a crowd of over 16,000 people in North Carolina that the fate of the country rested on their shoulders. North Carolina is an important battleground, where the president wooed young voters as well as the states African-American population. Nov 3, 2016
South Korea coast guard fires at Chinese boats illegally fishing

South Korea coast guard fires at Chinese boats illegally fishing

The South Korean coast guard has said it fired at two Chinese boats illegally fishing in the countrys waters in the Yellow Sea on 1 November. The coast guard said the shots were fired to protect officers abroad the fishing vessels, and no injuries or damage was caused. Nov 3, 2016
Cute twin pandas in a Vienna zoo are about to have their names revealed

Cute twin pandas in a Vienna zoo are about to have their names revealed

A pair of baby pandas born in summer are to be named at a ceremony on 23 November. An online poll picked a name for the male cub, with the zoo choosing the name for the female. Some 12,000 people voted on the poll, with almost half picking Fu Ban, which means happy companion. The zoo has also revealed the name it had picked for the female cub – Fu Feng. Feng stands for phoenix and together, with the dragon (long), the two form the duality symbolised by yin and yang. Nov 3, 2016