• Japanese ships join United States carrier for drills as it nears Korean waters

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    Tensions have risen sharply over North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile programmes. Pence has been patching up relations, reassuring allies who wonder about Trump's unpredictable ways, and diving into global crises like North Korea. "Where we are at is a diplomatic crisis with some military posturing". The tit-for-tat came as US Vice-President Mike Pence again attacked North Korea's weapons program while in Australia.
  • Lawyer's request to visit Marwan Barghouti in prison denied

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    Barghouti was "instigating mutiny and leading the hunger strike and that is a severe violation of the rules of the prison", said Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan. He is popular among Palestinians, with polls suggesting he could win the Palestinian presidency. "On this day, we are reminded of the pain of imprisonment, the cruelty of the occupation and the injustice of the prison cells, as we are reminded of our pride in your steadfastness and sacrifice", said Rami Hamdallah, prime ...
  • Stoltenberg: NATO Is Bedrock Of Security For Both Europe And North America

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    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says that the Alliance supports Georgia's aspirations to become a NATO member. United States President Donald Trump appeared to have moved the farthest yet from his determination to work with Russian Federation, when he suggested on Wednesday that bilateral relations were at an "all-time low" and that Moscow might have known about the chemical attack in Syria.
  • US Vice President Pence tries hand at koala diplomacy Down Under

    US Vice President Pence tries hand at koala diplomacy Down Under

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    The deal is about the USA resettling asylum seekers held in offshore processing camps on South Pacific islands in Papua New Guinea and Nauru, in exchange for Australia taking in refugees from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull clashed with the President. "We will honor this agreement out of respect to this enormously important alliance".
  • MCD polls: 46% polling till 4 pm

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    There are a total of 1,32,10,206 voters entitled to exercise their franchise in electing councillors for the wards falling under the three civic bodies-North Delhi Municipal Corporation (104), South Delhi Municipal Corporation (104) and East Delhi Municipal Corporation (64).
  • Iranian candidate says nuclear deal failed to lift sanctions

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    Former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his close ally Hamid Baghaei , both of whom were disqualified from running in the election, said in a joint statement that they will not support any of the candidates. Iranian Guardian Council approved six candidates to run for the presidential election including incumbent Hassan Rouhani . "Once the supreme leader had told him not to stand, it became impossible for him to be cleared by the Guardian Council", said Clement Therme, ...
  • Pence pledges US will stand with Japan on North Korea threat

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    After meeting with Abe, Pence held talks with Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on a new U.S. -Japan "economic dialogue" to be led by the two. "That's just something he believes has not served us well in the past", Spicer said. Japan boasts a massive trade surplus with the US. In Japan, Pence's two main goals are to spur increased USA access to Japanese markets and strengthen Japanese foreign investment.
  • College Student Killed During Track Competition

    College Student Killed During Track Competition

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    The hammer used in such competitions is a metal ball attached to a steel wire. The hammer weighs as much as 16lbs (7kg). Mr Roser, a freshman student at Wheaton College in IL, was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead. According to WCPO Channel 9 , Roser was a 2016 graduate of Mason High School in Mason, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati. He was studying to be a minister.
  • Bishop hits back after North Korea threatens 'nuclear strike' against Australia

    Bishop hits back after North Korea threatens 'nuclear strike' against Australia

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    North Korea could attack Australia with nuclear weapons if Canberra continues "blindly toeing the U.S. line", a spokesman of North Korean Foreign Ministry said Sunday, Sputnik reported. Australia opposition says the threat is of "enormous concern". With the communist state marking the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army on Tuesday, Seoul and Washington have been intensifying their warnings against any additional provocation.