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Leader Kim Jong-un personally oversaw the test on Sunday, the official Korea Central News Agency said , and pictures by state media showed him gazing at the missile in a hangar before the launch. At the request of the United States and Japan, the United Nations Security Council will convene an urgent session on Tuesday to discuss the situation.
  • Solemn duty to remember Holocaust victims, says Donald Trump on memorial visit

    Solemn duty to remember Holocaust victims, says Donald Trump on memorial visit

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    The shoe-leather tasks of day-to-day discussions with leaders in Jerusalem , Ramallah, Amman and the Gulf to gather input and regional perspective has been handled by Jason Greenblatt, a real-estate lawyer and long-term Trump loyalist. Netanyahu and Abbas were not scheduled to meet during Trump's visit. It's a mindset that could help to coax Netanyahu, a man who has always been saying that Israel is building connections with some Arab states and who strongly believes that any deal would ...
  • Manchester Attack Suspect Possibly Trained by Libyan Militants - Home Secretary

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    This means another attack is imminent in the United Kingdom and military personnel will be deployed in key locations to help armed police protect the public. Daesh, which is outlawed in Russian Federation, has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. The terror threat level in Britain has since been raised to its highest point (a first since 2013) by Prime Minister Theresa May who said that a "wider group of individuals" may have been involved in the attack.
  • Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

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    Pope Francis and President Donald Trump exchanged gifts on Wednesday during a meeting Trump later called "fantastic" and "an honor". " Potica? " - a reference to a calorie-laden cake from Slovenia, Melania's country of birth. The meeting came a year after the pope suggested that Trump "is not Christian " because of his plan for a U.S-Mexico border wall. In Brussels, team Trump will meet European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials before returning to Italy for the G7 ...
  • Seven memorable images from Trump's tour of Israel

    Seven memorable images from Trump's tour of Israel

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    Mr Trump has vowed to do whatever necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians, dubbing a peace accord "the ultimate deal". Trump, fresh off two days in Saudi Arabia, will journey to Jerusalem on Monday and his stay will include separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
  • Donald Trump promises peace push after talk with Pope Francis

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    Trump was bringing "a message of tolerance and of hope to billions", he said. Trump shook hands with the pope after a half-hour conversation in the pontiff's private study in the Vatican on Wednesday morning and presented Francis with a special edition of the works of US civil rights leader Martin Luther King.
  • 3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

    3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

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    Troops will fan out at sites such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster and foreign embassies in London to free up armed police for anti-terror duties. The traditional ceremony is a major tourist attraction in London . "We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appalling terrorist attack", she said in a statement. Authorities have discovered no evidence of a link between the attacker and an established terror group, a British counterterrorism ...
  • N Korea 'flatly rejects' United Nations vow to tighten sanctions

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    Uruguay's mission to the world body said the meeting, the second in as many weeks, is set for Tuesday and was requested by the United States , South Korea and Japan . Over the past few years North Korea has often talked up its drone programme, and in 2013 state media reported that Kim Jong-un watched a drone attack simulation.