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North Korean Leader Warns 'Deranged' Trump Will 'Pay Dearly' For Threats

Trump would make the announcement about economic penalties on Friday during a meeting NY with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, United States officials said. On Tuesday, Trump said in his first address to the United Nations that he would " totally destroy " North Korea if it threatened the USA and its allies, and called Kim a " rocket man " on a "suicide ... [Full Article...]

What's a 'dotard' anyway? Kim's insult to Trump

What's a 'dotard' anyway? Kim's insult to Trump For the moment though, tiny, impoverished North Korea has pulled off an worldwide public relations coup by drawing the world's most powerful man into a direct war of words with its leader. North Korea's official news agency has ridiculed the recent United Nations sanctions as "the dirty excrement of the reactionaries of history". "North Korea has apparently reached the limit of what it can a... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Announces New Sanctions; Praises China Bank Decision on North Korea

Donald Trump Announces New Sanctions; Praises China Bank Decision on North Korea As North Korea hints that it has no intention of putting a stop to its nuclear ambition, Seoul, Washington and Tokyo are continuing to call for stronger pressure on the regime. Asked to respond to Kim's statement , White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told CNN on Thursday night, "Not at this time ". "It's about time that somebody stuck up for the people of this country and for the... [Full Article...]

Macron says United Kingdom clarification needed over Ireland in Brexit negotiations

The warning comes after Theresa May called on European leaders to strike a " bold and ambitious " trade deal with Britain within two years of the official Brexit date. There was no need to impose tariffs where there are none now, the prime minister said. May did not mention how much the United Kingdom would be prepared payments to Brusseles for two years after it leaves, but it has been estimate... [Full Article...]

Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test

Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test If so, the United States has "to bring unbearable pressure" on North Korea , Hayden said, adding that Trump would need to have "broader consensus" from other world leaders that such a test "can't happen". According to Unification Ministry spokesman Baik Tae-hyun, it was the first time that the North issued a statement under the title of the "Supreme Leader" and the "chairman of the State Affairs ... [Full Article...]

Abbasi arrives in London to attend PML-N huddle

Abbasi arrives in London to attend PML-N huddle The consultative meeting will also review issues related to Sharif family's appearance before the NAB court. Nawaz Sharif stepped down from his post after a Supreme Court bench disqualified him on July 28 from continuing his duties at the office for being involved in the Panama Papers scandal. [Full Article...]

Rapid spread of 'super malaria' global threat: Scientists

Rapid spread of 'super malaria' global threat: Scientists The spread of this dominant artemisinin drug resistant P falciparum C580Y mutant malaria parasite lineage across the entire Mekong Sub-region is a serious threat to malaria control and eradication efforts, the scientists say in a letter published today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases . [Full Article...]

Quake recorded in North Korea a suspected explosion

Quake recorded in North Korea a suspected explosion Wang said that the situation of North Korea is of utmost importance and is of common concern among the United Nations member countries. China's natural disaster administration said the tremors in North Korea were felt at 08:30 hours (GMT). [Full Article...]

China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion'

China says N Korean quake 'suspected explosion' China's natural disaster administration said in a statement on its website that the quake, which occurred around 0830 GMT, was recorded a depth of zero kilometres. That involved a midrange Dongfeng-2 missile being launched from a deep inland rocket facility to the Lop Nur nuclear test site in the country's far west. [Full Article...]

Governor Cuomo traveling to Puerto Rico to assist in hurricane relief

Governor Cuomo traveling to Puerto Rico to assist in hurricane relief Notice he didn't travel to Houston or Florida, where there are also many transplanted New Yorkers and family members for him to be concerned about. And the governor is bringing several power system engineers with him to assess how best to fix the damaged electrical grid. [Full Article...]

Haley: U.N. out of options for N. Korea

Haley: U.N. out of options for N. Korea US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in spoke on Saturday by phone and committed to "continuing to take steps to strengthen deterrence and defence capabilities and to maximize economic and diplomatic pressure" on North Korea , according to a White House statement. [Full Article...]

Kenya Supreme Court delivers verdict on nullified elections

Kenya Supreme Court delivers verdict on nullified elections Mwilu said that while voting day had gone off smoothly on August 8, the "system thereafter went opaquely awry". President Kenyatta has called for calm and peace after the court ruling earlier this month, and said that he was ready to go back to the campaign trail and face voters again. [Full Article...]

Details emerge on murder of Syrian opposition figure and her daughter

Details emerge on murder of Syrian opposition figure and her daughter The bodies of 60-year-old Arouba Barakat and 22-year-old Hala Barakat were discovered late Thursday, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported, when friends anxious that the journalist had not showed up for work alerted police. "We accuse the Syrian regime, the gangs, because we are against the unjust government, this deadly oppressor, which has killed three quarters of the Syrians and displaced the... [Full Article...]

New Zealand's ruling National Party regains wide lead over Labour

New Zealand's ruling National Party regains wide lead over Labour With nearly 88 percent of the vote counted, the ruling National Party was on 46.3 percent and Labour on 35.7 percent, meaning both are likely to need the support of the anti-immigration New Zealand First to gain office. These accounted for around 12 percent of the vote in the 2014 election and could have a considerable impact. In past elections, advanced votes were indicative of final results. [Full Article...]

Mike Pence cancels scheduled trip to Alabama

Mike Pence cancels scheduled trip to Alabama Human Rights Council "attracts and welcomes numerous worst human rights violators in the world". Joe Donnelly into supporting the Republican's tax code plans. "I work for the people of IN". So is Southeastern Indiana Congressman Luke Messer, who is running for the Republican nomination to challenge Donnelly in 2018. [Full Article...]

Tremor Detected from Area near N. Korean Nuclear Site

Tremor Detected from Area near N. Korean Nuclear Site She spoke on condition of anonymity, citing office rules. Nuclear proliferation watchdog CTBTO said it was examining what it called "unusual seismic activity" in North Korea. The size of Saturday's tremor is smaller than that usually detected when North Korea has tested weapons. North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, now in NY for a United Nations meeting, warned on Thursday that Kim could... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un threatens to 'tame' Trump

Kim Jong Un threatens to 'tame' Trump Trump responded by tweeting that Kim is "obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people". Hours later, Kim branded Trump as "deranged" and warned that he will "pay dearly" for his threat to " totally destroy " the North if it attacks. [Full Article...]

'Murdered' au pair had become thin and unhappy

'Murdered' au pair had become thin and unhappy Ms Kouider, a French Algerian, and her boyfriend, Ouissem Medouni, 40, appeared before Wimbledon magistrates' court yesterday morning charged with the murder of an unknown person. Both the defendants wore grey prison issued track suits and Kouider was gasping for breath and on the verge of tears during the hearing. The couple were remanded in custody to appear at... [Full Article...]

Iran 'unveils powerful new nuclear missile' in defiance of 'ignorant' Trump

Iran says it has successfully tested a new-medium range missile, in defiance of US President Donald Trump . "We will not seek permission from anyone to defend our country". The khorramshahr missile capable of carrying multiple warheads. He said: "Exiting such an agreement would carry a high cost for the United States of America, and I do not believe Americans would be willing to pay such a hig... [Full Article...]

Modi in Varanasi on two-day visit

Narendra Modi will inaugurate Varanasi-Vadodara Mahanama Express on Friday. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday attended a Sahkar Sammelan in New Delhi on the occasion of the birth centenary celebrations of Shri Laxmanrao Inamdar. [Full Article...]


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