1. North Korea conducts underwater nuclear weapons system test
- North Korea has carried out a test after drills by the US.
- The underwater drone was tested off the east coast.
- There is no other evidence and Seoul had said the North exaggerated the drones' capability.

2. Ecuador security forces launch major prison operation
- Security forces in Ecuador have launched an operation in a major prison complex in Guayaquil.
- Soldiers and police officers have entered the facility and restored order following riots across the country.
- Daniel Noboa has said his government is at war with gangs and organised crime.

3. Russian oil depot hit in Ukrainian drone attack
- Fire has broken out over an oil storage depot in Russia.
- Four oil tanks caught alight and then spread.
- The drone was intercepted and its explosives then fell on the oil depot.
1. North Korea conducts underwater nuclear weapons system test
- North Korea has carried out a test of its underwater nuclear systems in response to drills by the US.
- The underwater drone was tested off the east coast.
- There is no other evidence of the tests being conducted and Seoul had earlier said the North's descriptions of the drones' capability were exaggerated.

2. Ecuador security forces launch major prison operation
- Security forces in Ecuador have launched an operation in a major prison complex in Guayaquil.
- Soldiers and police officers have entered the facility and restored order following riots across the country.
- Daniel Noboa has said his government is at war with gangs and organised crime.

3. Russian oil depot hit in Ukrainian drone attack
- Fire has broken out over a large area of an oil storage depot in southern Russia.
- Four oil tanks caught alight and the fire then spread.
- The drone was intercepted and its explosives then fell on the oil depot.
1. North Korea conducts underwater nuclear weapons system test
- North Korea has carried out a test of its underwater nuclear systems in response to drills by the US.
- The underwater drone was tested off the east coast.
- There is no other evidence of the tests being conducted and Seoul had earlier said the North's descriptions of the drones' capability were exaggerated.

2. Ecuador security forces launch major prison operation
- Security forces in Ecuador have launched an operation in a major prison complex in Guayaquil.
- Soldiers and police officers have entered the facility and restored order following riots across the country.
- Daniel Noboa has said his government is at war with gangs and organised crime.

3. Russian oil depot hit in Ukrainian drone attack
- Fire has broken out over a large area of an oil storage depot in southern Russia.
- Four oil tanks caught alight and the fire then spread.
- The drone was intercepted and its explosives then fell on the oil depot.

Tags: north korea All Articles

Other Articles

Let individual states decide abortion rights, Trump says

2024-04-09

1. Let individual states decide abortion rights, Trump says- Donald Trump has said decisions about abortion rights should be left to the states.- The Republican Party wanted him to back a ban on...

Israel reduces troops in southern Gaza

2024-04-08

1. Israel reduces troops in southern Gaza- Israel is reducing its soldiers from southern Gaza, leaving just one brigade.- They said a significant force would remain in Gaza.- This is being interpreted...

Myanmar military loses border town in another big defeat

2024-04-07

1. Myanmar military loses border town in another big defeat- The Myanmar military has suffered a big defeat on the eastern border with Thailand.- Troops had suffered attacks by ethnic Karen insurgents...

US jobs boom raises doubts about rate cuts

2024-04-06

1. US jobs boom raises doubts about rate cuts- More than 300,000 jobs were added in the US last month.- The jobless rate fell to 3.8% as most sectors added roles.- This is another month of strong...

Nato chief Stoltenberg says Europe and US need each other

2024-04-05

1. Nato chief Stoltenberg says Europe and US need each other- The secretary-general of Nato has said Europe and the US need each other.- While the US provided Europe with security, the US also ne...

Ukraine lowers comb call-up age to boost numbers

2024-04-04

1. Ukraine lowers comb call-up age to boost numbers- Ukrainian President Zelensky has signed into law a bill lowering the military mobilisation age by two years from 27 to 25.- Russia has benefited fr...

Israeli air strike destroys Iranian consulate in Syria

2024-04-02

1. Israeli air strike destroys Iranian consulate in Syria- An Israeli strike has destroyed the Iranian consulate building in Damascus.- A senior Revolutionary Guards commander has died.- Smoke and dus...

Haiti: US guns pour into Port-au-Prince, fuelling surge in violence

2024-03-28

1. Haiti: US guns pour into Port-au-Prince, fuelling surge in violence- Even after a surge of violence, there is still no detail of a presidential transitional council.- This council will have to...

UN rights expert accused Israel of acts of genocide

2024-03-27

1. UN rights expert accused Israel of acts of genocide- Israel is believed to have committed acts of genocide in Gaza.- Israel's ambassador dismissed it, calling it a distortion of the Genocide Conven...

Biden faces high-stakes address to calm Democrat nerves

2024-03-07

1. Biden faces high-stakes address to calm Democrat nerves- President Joe Biden will deliver a speech to the American public as wants to answer questions about his age.- He will be given a rare chance...

Nikki Haley exits race but stops short of endorsing Donald Trump

2024-03-06

1. Nikki Haley exits race but stops short of endorsing Donald Trump- Nikki Haley is exiting the 2024 presidential race after winning just two Republican primaries.- This makes Donald Trump the only Re...

Moment astronauts hug as they arrive at space station

2024-03-05

1. Moment astronauts hug as they arrive at space station- A SpaceX crew has successfully arrived on the ISS.- The Endeavour spacecraft docked with the ISS from Florida.- The Crew-8 mission will be in...

Scientists have discovered why humans no longer have tails

2024-03-04

1. Scientists have discovered why humans no longer have tails- A genetic mutation alters tail development, causing apes and humans to lose their tails.- This mutation is believed to be what allow...

Donald Trump in court in Florida for hearing in classified documents case

2024-03-02

1. Donald Trump in court in Florida for hearing in classified documents case- Donald Trump is in court as a judge considers whether to delay his trial for alleged mishandling of classified documents.-...

Putin warns West against sending troops to Ukraine

2024-02-29

1. Putin warns West against sending troops to Ukraine- Vladimir Putin has warned Western countries not to send troops to Ukraine.- He said the consequences would be tragic.- He also accused the West o...

Joe Biden wins Michigan primary despite sizeable Gaza protest vote

2024-02-28

1. Joe Biden wins Michigan primary despite sizeable Gaza protest vote- Joe Biden is due to win Michigan's Democratic presidential primary despite a great protest vote over strong US support for Israel...

Democrats brace for Gaza backlash in Michigan vote

2024-02-27

1. Democrats brace for Gaza backlash in Michigan vote- Voters in Michigan have been organising to send Joe Biden a ceasefire message.- A protest vote about events in Gaza is a large concern for the Bi...

Odysseus Moon lander tipped over on touchdown

2024-02-25

1. Odysseus Moon lander tipped over on touchdown- The Odysseus Moon lander is lying on its side against a rock.- It is the first private robot to complete a soft lunar touchdown.- It has plenty of pow...

Whale song mystery solved by scientists

2024-02-22

1. Whale song mystery solved by scientists- Scientists have discovered how whales produce their complex songs.- Baleen whales have a "voice box" that helps them sing underwater.- Whale song has a...

UK sanctions Russian prison chiefs after activist's death

2024-02-21

1. UK sanctions Russian prison chiefs after activist's death- The UK has frozen the assets of six Russian prison bosses in charge of the Arctic penal colony where Alexei Navalny died.- They will...