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Abe, Putin to hold talks amid North Korean nuclear crisis Abe, Putin to hold talks amid North Korean nuclear crisis
- September 11, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin urged North Korea to learn from the fall of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, warning that it could suffer a similar fate unless it tones down its nuclear program, CNN reported. Putin falsely claimed that Russian Federation conducts no significant trade with North Korea, when in fact Russian Federation supplies a great deal of North Korea's fuel, imports slave labor from them, and increased its trade with them by an estimated 73 percent in the first few months ... (more...)
Dutch seek to restore security amid looting on St Martin Dutch seek to restore security amid looting on St Martin
- September 11, 2017

While the landing strips appeared to be intact, the Dutch navy said the airport is "unreachable" for now. French Overseas Territories Minister Annick Girardin said "pillaging took place right in front of us" during a trip to St Martin , where a majority of the 80,000 inhabitants have lost their homes. (more...)
Malaysia vows to shelter fleeing Rohingya Muslims Malaysia vows to shelter fleeing Rohingya Muslims
- September 11, 2017

He said the number of internally displaced persons - those who have left their homes but not left Myanmar - is unknown. Ministry of External Affairs has urged Myanmar that the situation in Rakhine state be handled with restraint and maturity, focusing on the welfare of civilian population alongside those of the security forces. (more...)
Trump DACA decision followed months of meetings involving senior Democrat Trump DACA decision followed months of meetings involving senior Democrat
- September 11, 2017

On September 5, the Trump administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that has provided 800,000 young adults with work authorization and a reprieve from deportation. Democratic Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly, who voted against the DREAM Act as a member of the House of Representatives, likewise criticized the decision. (more...)
Twelve picnickers of a family drown at Hawkesbay Twelve picnickers of a family drown at Hawkesbay
- September 10, 2017

However, the authorities apparently failed to implement the ban on swimming, which prompted Sindh CM Murad Ali Shah to take notice of mass drowning deaths. Edhi foundation told Radio Pakistan that all victims belong to Nazimabad area of Karachi . While talking to the media, the mayor said that the people visit the beaches despite restrictions and disregard the warnings and do not cooperate with the life guards there which is not a productive behaviour by the locals. (more...)
Russian Federation and China agree sanctions against North Korea useless Russian Federation and China agree sanctions against North Korea useless
- September 10, 2017

But I believe the current conditions require us to strongly condemn North Korea's unsafe provocations and pressure the North, and that right now is not the time for dialogue", the South Korean president said in an interview with TASS Russian News Agency, released Tuesday by his presidential office Cheong Wa Dae. (more...)
Kentucky Guardsmen deploy to Caribbean for search and rescue operation Kentucky Guardsmen deploy to Caribbean for search and rescue operation
- September 10, 2017

Maarten today. Roughly 2,500 soldiers with the 32 infantry brigade will be sent to Florida this week, said Capt. Joe Trovato. Because the storm's track keeps changing, their plans include every part of the state, from the west to the coast. (more...)
Malala says world should protect Rohingya Muslims Malala says world should protect Rohingya Muslims
- September 11, 2017

The South African, a veteran of the fight against apartheid, said Ms Suu Kyi's "silence" was "too steep" a price to pay for her position and called on her "to be courageous and resilient again". Ms Suu Kyi has dismissed the Rohingya crisis as a misinformation campaign. "Should the systematic and extensive violation of the basic human rights of the Rohingya Muslims be left unattended, it would encourage extremism and instigate violence even beyond the borders of Myanmar and become a ... (more...)
Congress sends aid bill, debt hike to Trump Congress sends aid bill, debt hike to Trump
- September 11, 2017

Not so long ago, Trump delighted in unveiling Cohn, his new top economic adviser and a wealthy former investment banker like a trophy at photo-ops. President Trump struck this deal with Democrats, and the fact that he went around his own party is rattling Trump's conservative allies while Democrats say it could be the beginning of an unlikely partnership. (more...)
Fire erupts in govt building in Pakistan; 2 killed Fire erupts in govt building in Pakistan; 2 killed
- September 11, 2017

Fire erupted in Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) building in Islamabad, while fire brigade reached the venue to extinguish it. 2 people have died after jumping off the building to save their life. Later in the day, fire Tenders of Pakistan Navy also arrived at the site to take part in the operation to stop the fire from spreading. Initially, the fire started due to a short-circuit in an air-conditioning plant and nearly engulfed the entire tower which is located on the Constitutional ... (more...)
Here's Why North Korea Vs US War 'Not Happening' In Near Future Here's Why North Korea Vs US War 'Not Happening' In Near Future
- September 11, 2017

North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date on Sunday, detonating a device that it claimed was a hydrogen bomb created to be carried by a long-range missile capable of reaching mainland United States. On Monday, at the United Nations in New York, US envoy Nikki Haley argued that only the strongest sanctions would enable the problem to be resolved through diplomacy. (more...)
Alex Wootton Lights Up Thomond Park With Sensational Four-Try Performance Alex Wootton Lights Up Thomond Park With Sensational Four-Try Performance
- September 10, 2017

The valiant Cheetahs , whose scrum and running game improved in the closing stages, will learn a lot from his eight-try mauling. Ian Keatley , 9. Duncan Williams. The Director of Rugby has made one change from the side who beat Benetton Treviso comprehensively - with Ian Keatley coming into the fly-half position in place of Tyler Bleyendaal. (more...)
Ministry: More THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday Ministry: More THAAD launchers to be deployed Thursday
- September 11, 2017

The move comes after North Korea's recent string of ballistic missile and nuclear tests. Two launchers have been operational at the site since May. The United States and South Korea are moving forward with plans to install four more Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) rocket launchers at a USA base in Seongju, in spite of widespread opposition and protests from local residents and activists. (more...)
'US does not support tactical nuke deployment to South Korea' 'US does not support tactical nuke deployment to South Korea'
- September 10, 2017

North Korea has ratcheted up worldwide tension and fear with its sixth and largest nuclear test on Sunday, but South Koreans feel increasingly doubtful it would start a war, a poll showed on Friday. Officials stressed the government's stance that the additional launchers are a "tentative" measure resulting from the urgent threat posed by North Korea. (more...)
North Korea crisis: South Korean protesters clash with police over THAAD North Korea crisis: South Korean protesters clash with police over THAAD
- September 10, 2017

Clashes occurred throughout the night as some 400 residents fought police officers near their community center in Seongju. They continue to block the only road leading to the site. The new government of President Moon Jae-in had considered whether to stick to the decision to deploy THAAD, but it ultimately chose to keep the agreement as the North ratcheted up its nuclear and missile provocations. (more...)
Activists in South Korea brace for latest round of THAAD Activists in South Korea brace for latest round of THAAD
- September 10, 2017

President Moon Jae-in has not yet spoken to Chinese President Xi Jingping on the phone since the North's latest nuclear test on Sunday. The demand contradicted the stance of their host, Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has dismissed sanctions as a solution. (more...)
Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment: Donald Trump Japan, South Korea can buy more sophisticated U.S. military equipment: Donald Trump
- September 10, 2017

The Seoul-based Asia Business Daily reported that North Korea was preparing to launch an intercontinental ballistic missile before Saturday. His comments reflect concern that the US could renege on the alliance as North Korea develops the capability to target American cities with nuclear weapons. (more...)
Trump calls for a tax reform 'speed-up' in light of Hurricane Irma
- September 10, 2017

Jeff Masters, director of the Weather Underground forecasting service, said Thursday that the biggest threat to Mar-a-Lago won't be Irma's winds, which could top 140 miles per hour (225 kph) when it reaches Palm Beach. Earlier Friday, FEMA Administrator Brock Long warned at a news conference that parts of Florida would be out of electricity for days, if not longer, and that more than 100,000 people may need shelter. (more...)
Military strikes against North Korea 'not first choice' Military strikes against North Korea 'not first choice'
- September 10, 2017

The White House stressed the USA and Chinese leaders' joint commitment to ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons . Russia's exports of crude oil to North Korea are about 40,000 tonnes a year. A United Nations human rights investigator said in 2015 that North Korea was forcing more than 50,000 people to work overseas, mainly in Russian Federation and China, earning between $1.2 billion and $2.3 billion a year. (more...)
Is Irma really one of the strongest hurricanes ever? Is Irma really one of the strongest hurricanes ever?
- September 11, 2017

Accurate forecasts can be life-saving, partially because they increase the confidence residents have in storm predictions and make them more likely to follow evacuation orders. The question is how we will choose to process, understand, and act on them. Considering how much is at stake for the future of humans on the planet, one would think that the sensible thing to do is to allow a variety of views to flourish, which would allow us to pick sense out of nonsense and to challenge ... (more...)

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