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September 10, 2018 11:09 PM Michael Palin: Celebrating a 50th is rather un-Python

Michael Palin says “something will happen” to celebrate Monty Python’s 50th birthday – but marking a random year like 51.5 would be more appropriate. The first episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus was broadcast in 1969. Palin told the Press Association: “There are plans being hatched to flog our wares – you don’t miss an opportunity for an anniversary 12

September 10, 2018 9:07 AM Display of flower power from Kim

NORTH Korea held a major military parade to celebrate the country’s 70th anniversary – but without any intercontinental ballistic missiles. The festivities featured singing, dancing and even flower-waving in Pyongyang. Kim Jong Un was joined by one of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s closest advisors, Li Zhanshu. At the end of the parade, both joined hands 11

September 8, 2018 3:29 AM Former AP photojournalist Kim Chonkil dies at age 89

Former AP photojournalist Kim Chonkil dies at age 89 SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Former Associated Press photojournalist Kim Chonkil, whose images captured South Korea's turbulent transition from dictatorship to democracy, has died. He was 89. Kim's son, Kim Kuchul, said he died in New York on Thursday after suffering from kidney and respiratory problems 7

September 8, 2018 1:25 AM French actor Depardieu in Pyongyang ahead of anniversary

French actor Depardieu in Pyongyang ahead of anniversary PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - French actor Gerard Depardieu has arrived in the North Korean capital ahead of celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the socialist state. Depardieu was filmed by reporters in the lobby of a Pyongyang hotel on Friday. He refused to talk to journalists 7

September 6, 2018 4:00 PM Nicki Minaj Joins BTS In The Music Video For Their New Track 'IDOL'

BTS returned triumphantly at the end of last month with their new album Love Yourself: Answer, the concluding part of their Love Yourself series which included seven new songs. The title track they blessed us with 'IDOL' has been breaking records already - scoring the highest 24-hour debut in all of Youtube's history. This. Is. Not. A. Drill. BTS have just now released 23

September 5, 2018 9:24 AM Iran latest: US sanctions 'will CRIPPLE' Tehran and spark ‘CIVIL UNREST’

DONALD Trump’s new wave of sanctions to Iran will “cripple” the country’s economy, dealing a “major blow” to its growth and likely sparking major public discontent, according to a new analysis released by top economists. Oxford Economics warned the second wave of US sanctions attacking Iran’s main resources, its oil industry and crude exports, will badly 24

August 31, 2018 5:00 PM BTS Score Their First UK Top 40 Chart Hit With ‘IDOL’

South Korea’s unstoppable septet BTS just made their first official mark on the Official Singles Chart. ‘IDOL’, taken from their recent album repackage Love Yourself: ‘Answer’, just gave the boy band their first Top 40 single in the UK. Placing at No.21, ‘IDOL’ is this week’s highest new entry and is the first EVER song by a K-Pop group to enter the UK Official 12

August 24, 2018 8:38 PM Donald Trump CANCELS North Korea summit over ‘INSUFFICIENT’ progress

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has abruptly cancelled his top diplomat's planned trip to North Korea, publicly acknowledging for the first time that his effort to get Kim Jong-un to denuclearize had stalled. On Friday, Mr Trump partly blamed China for his insufficient progress with North Korea and suggested that talks with Pyongyang, led so far by Secretary 13

August 7, 2018 5:19 PM RUNNING SCARED: EU officials hold SECRET MEETING on Trump trade war

DONALD Trump’s economic rivals have held a secret meeting in Geneva where they discussed their planned response to US tariffs introduced in the ongoing trade war. The meeting in Geneva was attended by representatives from the EU, Canada, Japan, Mexico and South Korea, with a response to car tariffs high on the agenda and the prospect of launching a lawsuit 13

August 1, 2018 2:13 AM 'Humiliation' Iranian officials REBUFF Donald Trump's meeting offer as tensions ESCALATE

IRANIAN officials have rejected President Donald Trump’s offer to hold talks without preconditions, with President Hassan Rouhani branding the US’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal as “illegal”. President Trump suggested on Monday a meeting between the leaders could take place, just a week after threatening the Middle Eastern nation in a fiery tweet 11