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
South Korea president denies being part of religious cult

South Korea president denies being part of religious cult

South Korean President Park Geun-hye has apologised for the political scandal she is alleged to have caused. Park is accused of letting close friend Choi Soon-sil influence state affairs. Choi was arrested on Monday but denies the allegations. Chois late father, Choi Tae-min, was leader of a religious sect and close to Park’s father, the late president Park Chung-hee. Local media has accused Park Geun-hye of taking part in sect rituals which she denied. Nov 4, 2016
Jay Z and Beyonce headline concert for Hillary Clinton

Jay Z and Beyonce headline concert for Hillary Clinton

Music superstars Beyonce and Jay Z appeared at a concert in Cleveland, Ohio, for Hillary Clinton aimed at urging black voters and millennials to vote during the US presidential elections on Tuesday 8 November. The couple addressed the audience, urging them to vote for Clinton. Clinton told the audience that there was still more to be done. Nov 5, 2016
Donald Trump bundled off stage by secret service agents over gun scare

Donald Trump bundled off stage by secret service agents over gun scare

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was rushed off stage by secret service agents following a false gun scare, while he was speaking at a rally in Reno, Nevada. Many in the gathering heard shouts like hes got a gun sending an alarm when the Republican contender was 30 minutes into his speech. Nov 6, 2016
Donald Trump is fired at Edenbridge and Lewes Bonfire Night celebrations

Donald Trump is fired at Edenbridge and Lewes Bonfire Night celebrations

An effigy of Donald Trump was burned as part of Bonfire Night celebrations.The celebrations in the town Edenbridge feature effigies of unpopular celebrities.In Lewes, where effigies have been burned for centuries, Trump featured too.So did Theresa May, Boris Johnson, David Cameron and Nigel Farage. Nov 6, 2016