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by | May 15, 2017 | 13:15

North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency called the missile a "new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket", and said the "Hwasong-12" was "capable of carrying a large, heavy nuclear warhead". South Korean and USA military officials said the February launch was a significant development as it successfully tested a solid-fuel engine from a mobile launcher.

by | May 15, 2017 | 13:11

This composite image provided by Yonhap News TV shows North Korean diplomats Choe Son-hui (left), head of the foreign ministry's North America bureau, and Jang Il-hoon, deputy ambassador to the UN. The so-called track two talks would be the first since US President Donald Trump took office in January and come at a time of tensions over North Korea's efforts to develop a nuclear missile that can hit the United States.

by | May 15, 2017 | 13:04

Trump did, however, call on Abbas to address incitement. But Trump's commitment was met with skepticism in diplomatic quarters, coming just two months after he broke with the longstanding US policy of advocating a two-state solution, and vowed to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, breaking with US policies that have lasted decades.

by | May 15, 2017 | 12:47

Mr Morrison also announced new laws to "guarantee" Medicare and the PBS, with proceeds from the Medicare levy and a portion of income tax paid into a new Medicare Guarantee Fund. Revenue raised from the scheme - fees from which could be as high as $5,000 - would be redirected into the broader package of housing affordability , and would be in addition to current FIRB charges for approval of foreign purchases of Australian property which are now set at $5,000 and $10,000 for properties worth ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 12:45

Forty-two (42) committee members voted to reject the complaint. Opposition committee members argued Alejano should be heard, even if it had little chance of success. On May 9, the complaint was referred to the House justice panel. "Paano ka magpo-proceed kung walang pinagbabasehan ang complaint?" he added. Magdalo Rep.

by | May 15, 2017 | 12:35

Abbas assured Trump that Palestinians "are raising our youth, our children, our grandchildren on a culture of peace". Successive presidents have declined to do so despite having congressional authorization under the Jerusalem Embassy Act, warning that the move could endanger USA security and potentially upend peace talks between Israel and Palestine.

by | May 15, 2017 | 12:16

The weekend's cyber attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries, and that number could grow when people return to work on Monday, the head of the European Union's police agency says. It said Britain's electronic surveillance agency was "in charge of hacking us and protecting us from hackers", making it hard to balance the risks of keeping vulnerabilities secret.

by | May 15, 2017 | 12:03

In a report that added to critics' charges that Trump has overstepped the norms of his office, the New York Times reported that the president asked Comey in January to pledge loyalty to him, a request that would undermine the standing of the Federal Bureau of Investigation chief as an independent law enforcer.

by | May 15, 2017 | 12:00

Apparently, a part of Trump's complaints include the fact that his Cabinet members and staffers are being too self-centered on their praise or - get this - they aren't sufficiently praising the "brilliant diplomat" that our President believes himself to be.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:57

We aspire to out freedom, dignity and self-determination, Abbas added after recalling that they have been suffering the Israeli occupation for half a century. Abbas's support at home is dwindling, and a poll last month found almost two-thirds of Palestinians wanted the 81-year old leader of the Palestinian Authority to step down.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:49

They were joined by 11 producers outside the organization, including Russian Federation, in an effort to ease the oversupply of crude oil which has put severe financial strain on producing nations over the last three years. Iran's production is within the limits of the oil agreement in which the country was allowed to produce an average of 3.8 million bpd in the first half of the year.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:40

Chinese media have become increasingly critical of North Korea in recent months, with state-sanctioned tabloid Global Times even questioning the relevance of the friendship treaty between the two countries. Japan Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga declined to comment when he was asked whether the latest missile launch was a success, and whether it represented a new level of threat.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:38

The recipients of the subpoenas are former business associates of Flynn's, who worked with him after he was forced out as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014. Flynn attorney Robert Kelner declined to comment on the newly issued subpoena or say why Flynn declined to provide the information earlier. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates said she had warned the Trump administration that Flynn " essentially could be blackmailed " by Moscow more than two weeks before he was ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:38

After Sunday's handover, Macron will name an interim team to run day-to-day affairs pending the outcome of the legislative elections which take place in two rounds on June 11 and 18. And just as Obama and Hollande met each other at two key summits in the United States in May 2012, Trump and Macron will meet in Brussels during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit at the end of the month.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:34

Beauregard at the entrance to City Park and Robert E. Lee at Lee Circle - due to the "widely known intimidation, threats, and violence". Landrieu, the first white mayor of mostly black New Orleans since his father Moon held the job in the 1970s, called for removal of the monuments amid the lingering emotional aftermath of the 2015 massacre of nine black parishioners at a SC church.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:29

Iraq fully captured east Mosul in late January. "In the beginning, we thought the postings were a routine rotation.but it has now been confirmed that they are additional forces", he said , adding that most of the soldiers were sent to outposts south of Mosul and Haditha dam in Anbar province.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:29

Former CIA senior analyst John Nixon told CNN he expected the center to issue "sitreps" - situation reports for the intelligence community and the Trump administration - possibly twice daily, indicating an around-the-clock watch by an office of significant size.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:30

Ankit Bharadwaj walked up to Mishra and slapped him several times before he was stopped by the former minister's supporters. Later, Ankit said he wanted to attack Kapil because he has harmed the AAP. A case has been registered for voluntarily causing hurt and criminal intimidation and police are trying to find out more details about Bhardwaj. According to Mishra, the youth approached him at the strike venue around 5.30 pm and grabbed him by his neck.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:26

French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve submitted Wednesday the resignation of his government to outgoing president Francois Hollande in a formality following the proclamation of Emmanuel Macron as the country's new president. "There is one extremely important criterion and that is the sincerity of (the candidate's) support for the presidential program", he told Reuters. German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday praised Macron for the "courageous pro-European campaign" he waged against Le ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:20

During a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Trump praised the country's healthcare system - but he didn't seem to realize he was praising a universal healthcare system. His motorcade passed hundreds of protesters as it arrived at the Intrepid in the early evening. The crisis over North Korea's nuclear and weapons programs and a fence-mending trip by Vice President Mike Pence to Sydney appears to have eased tension between the United States and Australia.

by | May 15, 2017 | 11:04

South Korea, Japan and the US swiftly condemned the launch, which jeopardises new South Korean leader Moon Jae-in's willingness for dialogue with the rival North. Mr. Moon, the first liberal leader in Seoul in almost a decade, said as he took his oath of office that he'd be willing to visit the North if the circumstances were right.

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:54

He spoke Thursday in Fairbanks, Alaska, at a meeting of the Arctic Council, an advisory group made up of the eight Arctic nations and indigenous groups. bullsh*t ", but scientists say the Arctic will continue to feel the brunt of climate change at rates far higher than the rest of the world. Groups representing the indigenous peoples of the circumpolar north, known as permanent participants on the Arctic Council, were almost universally unified on the need to address climate change.

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:48

The university, founded in 2010 with donations from South Korean and American Christians, including the Illinois-based Church of the Brethren, remains the only private university in the country. He became a USA citizen in the 2000s, then returned to China. A naturalized American citizen who was born in South Korea, he is a businessman in his mid-60s who at one time lived in Fairfax, Virginia.

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:42

Setting out his party's stance on defence and security, Mr Corbyn branded the current war on terror as a "failure" adding that the world had become more risky as a result. "We will also we will also undertake a strategic defence review looking at all aspects of our defence priorities for the future". He later clarified: "Trident is part of the SDR but its renewal is not in question".

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:37

Moon Jae In, South Korea's newly elected president, has policy ideas of his own. Xi and Moon agreed to meet face-to-face at the earliest possible date, while re-affirming their common goal of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. [nL1N1IB1BE] Trump raised questions in the South about his understanding and commitment to the two countries' alliance when he said in a Reuters interview that he would like Seoul to pay for the missile defence system, which he said cost $1 billion.

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:32

The Students can check their results at official website once its declared. Name of the Exam: Kerala HSE / DHSE Class 12th Exam. Under normal circumstances, the Kerala DHSE VHSE Plus Two Class 12 Result evaluation process takes about 60 days from the date of conclusion of DHSE VHSE Plus Two Class 12 exams.

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:29

The EC subsequently pointed out that the hacking of any device that looks like an EVM does not mean that an EVM is hackable or has been hacked. It has sent status paper on EVMs and VVPAT to all the seven national and 48 state political parties.

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:31

Tabqa and the nearby dam, Syria's largest, were seized a day earlier by a coalition of Kurdish-led fighters in an offensive that lasted almost seven weeks, with the backing of airstrikes from the global coalition. decision to arm Syrian Kurdish rebels. Erdogan, who was speaking at a news conference in the capital Ankara, also said he would pursue the issue of the extradition of the USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen to "the end".

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:00

The White House has denied Mr Trump made such a request. I had several conversations with him, but I didn't ask that question directly: "'Had you already made that decision?' I went off of the information that I had when I answered your question".

by | May 15, 2017 | 10:01

A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said initial assessments showed the missile landed 97 km (60 miles) south of Russia's Vladivostok region.The missile flew 700 km (430 miles) and reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km (1,245 miles), according to officials in South Korea and Japan, further and higher than an intermediate-range missile North Korea successfully tested in February from the same region of Kusong, northwest of its capital Pyongyang.

by | May 15, 2017 | 09:54

One of the missiles looked similar to the KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missile that North Korea had included in previous parades. Shen Dingli, a professor of global relations at Fudan University in Shanghai, says North Korea conducted the test to show its "determination to develop nuclear weapons and missiles remains unchanged".

by | May 15, 2017 | 09:52

Flynn attorney Robert Kelner declined to comment on the newly issued subpoena or say why Flynn declined to provide the information earlier. Opinions on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey are dividing along familiar partisan lines: Republicans and Trump supporters see it as necessary, while Democrats view it with suspicion.

by | May 15, 2017 | 09:52

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is due to meet with President Trump on Tuesday just ahead of the US President's first foreign tour overseas when he will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican. Earlier, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told reporters the USA failure to consider Turkey's sensitivities "will surely have consequences and will yield a negative result for the U.S.as well".

by | May 15, 2017 | 09:47

Turkey's Prime Minister has bitterly criticised the U.S. government over its support for Kurds fighting so-called Islamic State in Syria just a few days ahead of a summit between Donald Trump and is own president. Erdogan, meanwhile, continues to lash out at political foes as he smarts over failing to score a decisive win at the polls - a stance in some ways reminiscent of Trump's continuing sensitivities over his receiving fewer popular votes than Hillary Clinton despite winning the electoral ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 09:45

Crowds of worshippers gather during a mass with Pope Francis at the Sanctuary of Fatima on Saturday in Portugal. - Asked by journalists about the alleged appearance of the Virgin Mary at Medjugorje, Pope Francis said the original apparitions more than three decades ago deserve further study, but voiced doubt in the supposed ongoing visions.