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Photos of the military drill, which was observed by North Korean leader Kim John-un, were released by the North Korea's state owned news agency, KCNA, on Sunday. North Korea - which in the past has made similar, unverified statements - also vowed to "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" what it branded "terrorists" recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea's IS.
  • North Korea detains another USA citizen: state media

    North Korea detains another USA citizen: state media

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    He has been linked to the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ( PUST ), though the reasons for his detention are now unclear. KCNA provided no further detail. A member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Gardner has urged the Trump administration to put North Korea back on the list of state sponsors of terror and increase pressure on the North to give up its nuclear weapons program.
  • Palestinian President arrives in India to strengthen ties

    Palestinian President arrives in India to strengthen ties

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    Mahmoud Abbas was received with ceremonial honours at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He is also slated to give an address at New Delhi's India Islamic Cultural Center in the evening. Abbas and Modi will sign several deals "on cooperation in various areas", the Foreign Ministry said, without providing specific details. Vice-President M.
  • The Tax Proposals Of French President-Elect Macron

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    But neither party got through to Sunday's presidential runoff, when Macron defeated the far-right's Marine Le Pen. "The second act in the redrawing of our political life will be the building of a parliamentary majority in the elections in June", secretary general of the movement, Richard Ferrand, told reporters on Monday.
  • Clark to continue governing B.C.

    Clark to continue governing B.C.

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    If there are sufficient absentee votes to change the outcome in either Courtenay/Comox or Maple Ridge/Mission, the Liberals could obtain the 44 seats necessary for a majority. When asked whether Kinder Morgan is concerned about the British Columbia election, President Ian Anderson said its pipeline project continues to move forward.
  • UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests

    UN Security Council condemns North Korea missiles tests

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    However, while THAAD's installation by the USA last month has been largely criticized by China-which has made claims the U.S.is only increasing tensions in the region and potentially could use the system's radar to spy on China-it did prove successful in detecting the North's latest in a number of tests that are escalating in frequency.
  • Supreme Court to continue hearing Triple Talaq case today

    Supreme Court to continue hearing Triple Talaq case today

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    Overall, there seems to be a convergence of views: The AIMPLB's legal counsel too admits triple talaq is not desirable. "Why can't there be a modern and model Nikah Nama to provide for talaq? ". Sibal asked the apex court. He asked whether the court should decide the faith of over 16 crore people. He used the example of Lord Ram's birth in Ayodhya being a faith to defend triple talaq .
  • Syria 'built crematorium to hide killings', says US

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    On Monday, the U.S. State Department announced that Assad had set up a crematorium next to Saydnaya Military Prison, where thousands have been executed since the start of the war. The allegation comes at a time when another round of Syria peace talks between government and opposition begins in Geneva on Tuesday. Jones also said that the United States thinks that the crematorium will serve to hide evidence of mass murder in the prison and that Washington will present evidence of the ...
  • Despite sharp differences, Trump and Erdogan clasp hands after cozy meeting

    Despite sharp differences, Trump and Erdogan clasp hands after cozy meeting

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    US President Donald Trump asked Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their meeting on Tuesday to immediately release imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson, the White House said in a press release. Turkey believes they're linked to a Turkish Kurdish group, known as the PKK, which the USA, the European Union and Turkey all consider a terrorist organization.
  • This is Why North Korea Demonstrates Its Military Capability to the World

    This is Why North Korea Demonstrates Its Military Capability to the World

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    SEOUL: South Korea's left-leaning new leader Moon Jae-In will travel to the USA for a summit with President Donald Trump next month, Moon's spokesman said on Tuesday, amid high tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. Yoon said Chung and Pottinger in their meeting reaffirmed that Seoul and Washington share a common goal in the "complete discarding" of North Korean nuclear weapons and will pursue "all methods, including sanctions and dialogue" to reach the goal.