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Putin Condemns North Korea's Putin Condemns North Korea's "Provocative" Nuclear Test
- September 07, 2017

North Korean has been seen readying another launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile that could come before it marks the anniversary of its founding on Sept 9. With its relations with China still sour over its deployment of a USA missile shield, South Korea is looking to Russian Federation for support. U.S. (more...)
China may be open to more North Korea sanctions - South Korean minister China may be open to more North Korea sanctions - South Korean minister
- September 07, 2017

He does not want to see what is happening there either". North Korea is clear about China's opposition to its nuclear tests, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a regular briefing, adding that China upholds talks as the means to resolve the Korean peninsula issue. (more...)
Seoul rules out military solution for North Korea crisis despite USA statements Seoul rules out military solution for North Korea crisis despite USA statements
- September 07, 2017

The phone call between the two leaders liberates South Korea from missile guidelines imposed 38 years ago, which limited the weight of payloads to 500 kg, and enables it to begin developing "bunker busters", missiles that can destroy North Korean underground military facilities. (more...)
From Friday, Aadhaar and other govt IDs mandatory for booking domestic flights From Friday, Aadhaar and other govt IDs mandatory for booking domestic flights
- September 07, 2017

The central government will issue the final rules for "no fly list" of airlines on Friday. To book an global flight, you need to give the passport number anyway. The No Fly Rules have three sets of offences classified into three tiers: Level 1 - disruptive behavior, Level 2 - physical abuse and Level 3 - life threatening behavior. (more...)
President Moon heads to Russian Federation for regional forum President Moon heads to Russian Federation for regional forum
- September 07, 2017

China is deeply suspicious of any USA backed military build up in the region and has repeatedly expressed anger at the deployment of a US anti-missile defence system in South Korea. The statement by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, senior Democrat Richard Neal and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch and senior Democrat Ron Wyden said talks to improve South Korea's implementation and compliance with the trade agreement were welcome. (more...)
Investor Radar: Checking on Carnival PLC (CCL.L) Investor Radar: Checking on Carnival PLC (CCL.L)
- September 07, 2017

It is negative, as 45 investors sold CCL shares while 198 reduced holdings. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of Carnival Corporation by 2,672.9% in the first quarter. Shares of Carnival Corporation (CCL ) traded down 0.01% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $66.96. The company has market cap of $3.26 billion. (more...)
Island of Barbuda 'totally demolished' by Hurricane Irma Island of Barbuda 'totally demolished' by Hurricane Irma
- September 07, 2017

After today's hit by Hurricane Irma this industry changed in minutes. After the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, the island of Barbuda was hit by Hurricane Irma which destroyed 90 percent of its structures and killed one person according to ABC News . (more...)
China military holds drills in waters near Korean Peninsula China military holds drills in waters near Korean Peninsula
- September 07, 2017

Putin reiterated that the crisis around North Korea should be resolved only by political means, and that it posed a threat to peace and stability in the region. The yen strengthened on Lee's remarks. China is North Korea's biggest diplomatic and economic ally, and contends that tighter sanctions against Pyongyang will do little to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula. (more...)
Vladimir Putin 'WON'T stand for nuclear armed North Korea' Vladimir Putin 'WON'T stand for nuclear armed North Korea'
- September 07, 2017

Please Wait while comments are loading. "Regarding the North's nuclear test and missile launches, the leaders of the two countries noted it was time to increase pressure on the North rather than engage the country in dialogue under the current conditions where the worldwide community's condemnation and pressure against the North continue to intensify", Moon's chief press secretary Yoon Young-chan said earlier. (more...)
Secondary school bans skirts in favour of gender neutral uniform Secondary school bans skirts in favour of gender neutral uniform
- September 07, 2017

Parents were furious that their children were punished for not wearing the exact grey pants sold by the school's preferred outlet, or for wearing shoes that could not be polished. Commenting on Facebook , Joanne Pearson said: "Gender neutral?" Priory School in Lewes has a "small but increasing number of transgender students and therefore having the same uniform is important for them", headteacher Tony Smith told the Brighton Argus newspaper. (more...)
White House: Denuclearizing North Korea Is Top Priority White House: Denuclearizing North Korea Is Top Priority
- September 07, 2017

Han told the UN conference that he was "proud" to confirm that his nation had "successfully carried out the hydrogen bomb test". "The US will receive more " gift packages ".as long as it relies on reckless provocations and futile attempts to put pressure on the DPRK ", Han said in a conference. (more...)
Irma prompts mandatory evacuations in parts of Florida Irma prompts mandatory evacuations in parts of Florida
- September 07, 2017

The Archdiocese of Miami: all elementary and high schools in Miami-Dade and Broward will be closed Thursday, Sept. 7 and Friday, Sept. 8. Palm Beach County public schools are closed Thursday, Sept. "Everybody who needs shelter in Miami-Dade County is welcome, and you should do so without any fear of any repercussions". Closures of criminal and civil courts on Thursday and Friday are forcing dozens of proceedings to be rescheduled, including a major racketeering trial. (more...)
Nagpur woman dumped in suitcase in Karnataka after being raped and killed Nagpur woman dumped in suitcase in Karnataka after being raped and killed
- September 07, 2017

The Kataki police have arrested two persons- Niklesh Patil and Akshay Valode- in connection with the crime, and they have reportedly confessed to raping and subsequently killing Ankita. "Nikhilesh and Akshay claim to have thrown the body near Kolhapur on the Pune-Belgaum route", said Chaudhari to Mid-Day, adding that they have made Nilesh the complainant in the case. (more...)
Trump to push Democrats on tax overhaul in North Dakota Trump to push Democrats on tax overhaul in North Dakota
- September 07, 2017

We are the highest taxed nation in the world - that will change. According to the right-leaning Tax Foundation, the US comes in third out of 188, behind the United Arab Emirates and Puerto Rico. But the most comprehensive measure to judge Trump's claim, combining both corporate and individual taxes actually paid, is tax burden as a percentage of GDP. (more...)
North Korea warns more North Korea warns more "gift package" for US
- September 07, 2017

The U.S.is weighing a number of military, economic and diplomatic responses following North Korea's sixth nuclear test conducted over the weekend. Following today's reported nuclear bomb test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the head of the United Nations atomic agency has spoken against " an extremely regrettable act " that completely disregarded the worldwide community's repeated demands. (more...)
North Korea threatens more 'gift packages' for the US North Korea threatens more 'gift packages' for the US
- September 07, 2017

Han Tae-song, ambassador to the United Nations , added: 'The US will receive more gift packages from my country as long as it relies on reckless provocations and futile attempts to put pressure on the DPRK '. For there to be a war on the Korean peninsula, the United States will have to be the aggressor. As a comparison, the US exported $11 billion in corn alone in 2016. (more...)
Pyongyang promises to send new Pyongyang promises to send new "gift packages" in the United States
- September 07, 2017

GENEVA | The recent firing of ballistic missiles and nuclear test of North Korea as a " gift package " to the intention of the United States , that Pyongyang will continue to send if Washington does not stop its "provocations", said Tuesday the ambassador of north korea to the UN. (more...)
More help arrives for northwestern Colorado fire More help arrives for northwestern Colorado fire
- September 07, 2017

Low moisture and strong winds have pushed the Routt County fire to almost double in size to 1,405 acres. "Hand crews and dozers worked on containment lines on the southwest and southeast flanks of the fire. The fire ran to the south and west overnight. The public should expect to see smoke in the area, though no smoke alerts have been issued. "It was really blowing and going last night and I just couldn't believe it", he said. (more...)
Call with Chinese leader on N. Korea 'very frank and very strong' Call with Chinese leader on N. Korea 'very frank and very strong'
- September 07, 2017

But no previous USA administration has pressed the case as an implicit choice between cutting off the fuel and potential military action. North Korea's 5.9 to 6.3 magnitude nuclear test explosion September 3 marks a new and more unsafe era in East Asia. (more...)
EAM Swaraj's visit to EEF 'historic' for India-Russia relationship: Indian envoy EAM Swaraj's visit to EEF 'historic' for India-Russia relationship: Indian envoy
- September 07, 2017

She said the leadership of the two countries had identified trade and economic relations as a top priority in their overall partnership and both the nations made "very significant" investments in each other's countries past year. "There has been no better time to engage with India". "East and India can also result in achieving the business target of $30 bn by 2025, " Swaraj said. (more...)