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North Korea Threat: What Options Does the US Have? North Korea Threat: What Options Does the US Have?
- September 11, 2017

US President Donald Trump criticized Moon this week for seeking " appeasement " with Pyongyang, while in August, Moon issued a forceful statement rebuking Trump's threats of "fire and fury" against North Korea, saying that any military actions on the Korean Peninsula must be made in consultation and with agreement from Seoul. (more...)
India Asks Australia to Withdraw 'Offensive' Ad of Ganesha Eating Lamb India Asks Australia to Withdraw 'Offensive' Ad of Ganesha Eating Lamb
- September 11, 2017

It features various religious figures like Jesus, Buddha, Noah (another character from the Bible), Greek goddess Aphrodite, Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard and Ganesha sitting around a table for a lamb lunch. The ad has also been referred to the Advertising Standards Bureau , with the Hindu Council of Australia also calling on the MLA to take it off air, the SMH reported. (more...)
Frankfurt Airport attack: Tear gas incident leaves several people with breathing problems Frankfurt Airport attack: Tear gas incident leaves several people with breathing problems
- September 11, 2017

Commenting on this morning's incident, a spokesperson explained: "The cause is unclear, investigations continue". The airport administration said "no harmful substance" had been found in search operations. "Federal Police and fire brigade in action!" They were alerted to the man by a taxi driver who said the man had been behaving strangely moments earlier. (more...)
Hurricane Irma thrives on fateful mix of 'ideal' conditions Hurricane Irma thrives on fateful mix of 'ideal' conditions
- September 11, 2017

However, Jose is coming behind Hurricane Irma , a unsafe Category 5 hurricane that the National Hurricane Center is calling "potentially catastrophic". Hurricane Irma formed late last week in the middle of the Atlantic, and Tropical Storm Jose formed earlier this week not far behind Irma. Where Irma makes the turn will determine impacts to Florida. (more...)
Three killed in firing on vehicle in Quetta Three killed in firing on vehicle in Quetta
- September 11, 2017

Dr Waseem, a spokesman for Trauma Center Civil Hospital, told The Nation that one of the injured had received two bullets in chest and neck while another in abdomen. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Taliban militants have attacked Shiite Hazaras in the past. Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri and Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai condemned the incident and expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of human lives. (more...)
North Korea Not a Nuclear Power, Says Putin North Korea Not a Nuclear Power, Says Putin
- September 11, 2017

It described it as a "tentative" step to counter the growing threats from North Korea. Peskov stressed that Moscow is opposing the idea of driving Pyongyang into a corner with sanctions pressure. "He said Russian Federation opposes Pyongyang's nuclear weapons development, but worries the oil embargo could make the North Korean people suffer". (more...)
Senate passes hurricane aid plus debt limit, government funding extension Senate passes hurricane aid plus debt limit, government funding extension
- September 11, 2017

Conservatives in Congress have voiced opposition to tying the relief package to legislation keeping the government running and increasing the borrowing capacity. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., made a move to remove the debt limit language. A vote could come as early as Thursday. "Why don't we pay for this?" Ben Sasse (R-NE) to decouple the debt limit increase and the temporary budget from the Harvey aid. (more...)
Priyanka Chopra shuts troll for questioning her UNICEF Jordan visit Priyanka Chopra shuts troll for questioning her UNICEF Jordan visit
- September 11, 2017

Trolling PC even for her good cause, Ravindra wrote on Twiiter, " I would request Priyanka Chopra that do visit rural areas of India where malnourished kids waiting for food". She, in turn, asked him how he could compare problem of one child to the other. More than 5 million people have fled war-torn Syria since the civil war began in 2011 and have taken shelter in neighbouring countries like Lebanon, Iraq, Egypt, Turkey as well as Jordan. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp wants Philippe Coutinho back 'as quickly as possible' Jurgen Klopp wants Philippe Coutinho back 'as quickly as possible'
- September 11, 2017

If you want to blame me for the decision (not to play Coutinho ) then no problem. Now is the time for Jurgen Klopp to make Liverpool relevant again in European football's greatest competition, insists Champions League victor Luis Garcia. (more...)
MEHWAR: Nancy Dupree Dies In Kabul MEHWAR: Nancy Dupree Dies In Kabul
- September 11, 2017

During her time in Peshawar, Dupree preserved government and non-government documents relating to Afghanistan's history and culture during the Soviet invasion when many priceless books were sold to be used for fuel. USA special charge d'affaires Hugo Llorens, America's top diplomat in Afghanistan in the absence of an ambassador, said Dupree had been a "pillar of the American community in Afghanistan" and would be "forever remembered". (more...)
Indo-Afghan strategic partnership council meeting tomorrow Indo-Afghan strategic partnership council meeting tomorrow
- September 11, 2017

Afghanistan is expected to renew its demand for greater Indian involvement in the war-ravaged nation when acting foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani meets India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi on Monday. (more...)
Shakib Al Hasan allowed to skip Bangladesh tour to South Africa Shakib Al Hasan allowed to skip Bangladesh tour to South Africa
- September 11, 2017

However, the duration of the sabbatical is shorter than the six-month period which Shakib had asked for. Bangladesh are slated to play four Tests, two each against South Africa and Sri Lanka, over the next six months . We should also keep his fatigue into consideration, ' he said. This will be the first time that a Bangladesh player will voluntarily miss a Test, but Shakib is one of the busiest players in the country's history, with T20 league commitments around the world to go with his ... (more...)
UK: Anti-Brexit rally urges reversal of European Union exit UK: Anti-Brexit rally urges reversal of European Union exit
- September 11, 2017

The Bill overturns the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community and incorporates relevant EU laws into the United Kingdom statute book to prevent black holes in the law at the point of Brexit . The EU withdrawal bill is one of seven pieces of legislation the government has said it needs to pass to facilitate Brexit by the end of this two-year session of parliament. (more...)
North Korea warns USA will pay due price for spearheading United Nations sanctions North Korea warns USA will pay due price for spearheading United Nations sanctions
- September 11, 2017

Last Tuesday, the US circulated a draft resolution proposing the toughest-ever United Nations sanctions on North Korea, including a ban on all oil and natural gas exports to the country and a freeze on all foreign financial assets of the government and its leader, Kim Jong Un. (more...)
Teva names Danish veteran Kare Schultz as new CEO Teva names Danish veteran Kare Schultz as new CEO
- September 11, 2017

It recently shuffled its board and is shedding assets, while coping with new competitors. "We had to make sure we got the right person", he said . "With extensive global pharmaceutical experience, a strong track record executing corporate turnaround strategies, driving growth and worldwide expansion at low incremental cost and delivering on promises to shareholders, as well as a commitment to a culture of compliance, Kåre is the right leader to take Teva to the next level", Teva Chairman ... (more...)
Rahul Gandhi begins U.S. visit Rahul Gandhi begins U.S. visit
- September 11, 2017

Likely taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on creating a global image, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi left for the U.S. on Monday where he will be addressing students at the renowned University of California, Berkeley and also hold public meetings with global thinkers and overseas Indians. (more...)
Irma bringing rain, high winds to Columbia area Monday Irma bringing rain, high winds to Columbia area Monday
- September 11, 2017

Aiken and Barnwell, including Augusta just over the river, are under flash flood and high wind watches through Monday night. Winds up to 20-30 miles per hour. Irma is expected to weaken to a tropical storm this morning and into a depression by Tuesday afternoon. In the Upstate, rain from Irma should cease by Tuesday night, but there's always the potential that a front could hover back over the Upstate and drop more, Carroll said. (more...)
US Seeks UN Resolution For Oil Embargo, Asset Freeze On North Korea US Seeks UN Resolution For Oil Embargo, Asset Freeze On North Korea
- September 11, 2017

During an economic summit in Vladivostok, Russia , Moon urged Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping to play a role in stopping North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations. North Korean Minister for External Economic Affairs Kim Yong Jae told Sputnik on Thursday that Pyongyang is not against trilateral economic cooperation with Russian Federation and South Korea, but the situation is still not ripe for that. (more...)
S.Korea deploys United States anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters S.Korea deploys United States anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters
- September 11, 2017

The risk of a nuclear confrontation on Russia's doorstep-Vladivostok only lies about 200 miles away from the North Korean missile test site of Punggye-ri-concerns Putin, who has warned about inflammatory rhetoric and supported further dialogue. (more...)
North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin North Korea nuclear test provocative - Putin
- September 11, 2017

Japan is singing the same tune as the USA, with Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on Tuesday calling for additional measures. President Donald Trump pressed harder on potential military options in North Korea , offering billions of dollars in new American military equipment to allies in Asia and saying South Korea should use bigger conventional payloads on its missiles as deterrence, The Wall Street Journal reports. (more...)

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