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Moscow rejects cutting off North Korea from Russian oil supplies
- September 11, 2017

The US on Monday demanded the "strongest possible measures" against North Korea for detonating what Pyongyang said was a hydrogen bomb that could be mounted on a missile. Guterres told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY on Tuesday that North Korea's nuclear and missile tests threaten regional and global stability. (more...)
S.Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea S.Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea
- September 11, 2017

Though he took a more critical view this week, Moon previously raised the notion of military talks between North and South as a way to possibly ease the growing strain. Haley did not spell out what measures Washington was seeking, but diplomats said it could target oil supplies to North Korea - potentially dealing a major blow to its economy. (more...)
China Supports UN Action on North Korea While Urging Talks China Supports UN Action on North Korea While Urging Talks
- September 11, 2017

Two launchers have been operational at the site since May. Geng urged South Korea and the United States to stop the deployment of THAAD, adding that its powerful radar could probe Chinese territory and therefore undermine the country's security. (more...)
SSC CGL 2017 Tier I exam answer keys released; Download from here SSC CGL 2017 Tier I exam answer keys released; Download from here
- September 11, 2017

The CGL Examination was conducted by the SSC from August 5 to August 23 in Computer Based Mode. As per notification Tier 1 Result 2017 will be announced on October 31. The result is for Paper I examination 2017. Of the total candidates, around 52 percent appeared in the Tier 1 examination held in August. It was one hour paper. (more...)
Abe, Moon agree to coordinate for stronger N Korea sanctions Abe, Moon agree to coordinate for stronger N Korea sanctions
- September 11, 2017

Trump and his counterpart in Seoul on Monday agreed to lift payload restrictions on South Korean missiles and push for even stronger United Nations sanctions against North Korea. The countries have suggested that the US and South Korea halt all major war games in exchange for North Korea halting its testing programme. Meanwhile, South Korean Defence Minister Song Young Moo and his Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera affirmed close bilateral cooperation against the North in a phone call ... (more...)
Khawaja Asif leaves for Iran on one-day visit Khawaja Asif leaves for Iran on one-day visit
- September 11, 2017

Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif is embarking on a visit to neighbouring Iran on Monday on the second leg of his regional tour as part of Islamabad's diplomatic initiative to offset the possible negative fallout of US President Donald Trump's new strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia. (more...)
Macron, in Greece, pushes vision of deeper euro zone integration Macron, in Greece, pushes vision of deeper euro zone integration
- September 11, 2017

Echoing Pavlopoulos, Macron urged Europe to carry out reforms that would restore its independence in dealing with economic shocks like the Greek debt crisis. Tsipras also said that "Greece is leaving the hard years behind.(and) is standing at the end of the financial crisis". "We are absolutely ready and determined to move in this direction and I'm certain our lenders have the same approach of avoiding hurdles and delays", Tsipras said. (more...)
John McCain: North Korea must know price for aggression is 'extinction'
- September 11, 2017

However, the government of North Korea has huge expenses on their military every year. Trump made the remarks amid heightened tensions in Northeast Asia and beyond after North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday following Pyongyang's test-launches of two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. (more...)
New fires ravage Rohingya villages in northwest Myanmar New fires ravage Rohingya villages in northwest Myanmar
- September 11, 2017

The top United Nations human rights official on Monday denounced Myanmar's "brutal security operation" against Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state, saying it was disproportionate to insurgent attacks carried out last month. Authorities say they have lost 15 security personnel since the August attacks. ARSA's declaration drew no formal response from the military or the government of Buddhist-majority Burma. (more...)
NATO wants pressure ramped up on North Korea NATO wants pressure ramped up on North Korea
- September 11, 2017

We'll see whether or not he can do it. "We can solve this problem through diplomatic means". Xi, who has been under pressure from Trump to do more to help curb North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, told the US president during their 45-minute call that the North Korean issue must be resolved through "dialogue and consultation". (more...)
Tennessee sends 151 responders to help in Florida hurricane Tennessee sends 151 responders to help in Florida hurricane
- September 11, 2017

Days ago, Hurricane Irma was forecast to travel west through the Caribbean, rolling over islands including St. Martin and Puerto Rico, before turning north to Florida. Following the launch, the data is sent back to the office; based on the GPS position relative to the forecast office, the wind speeds aloft can be calculated. (more...)
Trump's plan to starve North Korea of oil is a long shot Trump's plan to starve North Korea of oil is a long shot
- September 11, 2017

And each day, new equipment is delivered; new and lovely equipment, the best in the world - the best anywhere in the world, by far. The trade issue is unrelated to North Korea but has been a source of tension between the two allies. In recent talks, when Americans have asked whether any combination of economic and diplomatic benefits, or security guarantees, could induce Pyongyang to give up nuclear weapons, the answer has been no. (more...)
South Africa's Tutu asks Myanmar's Suu Kyi to help Rohingyas
- September 11, 2017

Critics have accused the Burmese leader - and Nobel peace prize victor - of turning a blind eye to the violent persecution of Rohingya Muslims . "Every time I see the news, my heart breaks,"she wrote on Twitter". By comparison, communal violence in 2012 in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine, led to the killing of almost 200 people and the displacement of about 140,000, majority Rohingya. (more...)
U.S. ambassador a 'skirt-swishing prostitute' - North Korea
- September 11, 2017

The commentary termed her "a novice in politics and diplomacy" and said that she was making a "laughing stock" of herself in the world by falsely accusing the country of "non-existent human rights issues" and calling for military action. (more...)
Hyderabad: Don't send me to school, girl begs dad Hyderabad: Don't send me to school, girl begs dad
- September 11, 2017

The girl says that she went to school wearing the regular school uniform . A private school teacher in Lucknow allegedly slapped a Class 3 student 40 times and dragged him for not responding to roll call in August, following which she was booked by the police. (more...)
Taiwan activist pleads guilty in China Taiwan activist pleads guilty in China
- September 11, 2017

Lee's trial is due to start on Monday at the intermediate people's court in Yueyang, according to his wife. Lee Ming-che, along with Peng Yuhua (彭于華) from China, were accused of subversion of state power. After Lee went missing Chinese authorities confirmed he was being investigated for suspected activities "endangering national security". "Taiwan has democratic freedoms and Lee has the right to share his ideas", Xiao told Reuters by phone, describing Lee as a "prisoner of conscience". (more...)
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...)