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Japanese Government Preparing for Mass Refugees from the Korean Peninsula Japanese Government Preparing for Mass Refugees from the Korean Peninsula
- April 22, 2017

The Prime Minister said that at the meeting, he plans to conduct a "frank exchange of views on North Korea", noting that he would require Russian Federation to play a constructive role. The UN Security Council resolutions ban any activities related to the development of nuclear weapons by North Korea and their means of delivery. Abe said he is also looking into measures that would prevent North Korean agents and armed soldiers disguised as refugees coming into Japan. (more...)
Venezuelan opposition protest against Maduro again
- April 22, 2017

There, he asked officers to allow the protesters to assemble peacefully, and held out a Bible. Maduro's government is so far resisting the pressure of the most serious protests in three years. Amnesty International warned of the repression of rights and UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres urged "concrete gestures from all sided to reduce the polarization". (more...)
Cameroon : Statement by the Special Representative on the Re-Establishment of Internet Cameroon : Statement by the Special Representative on the Re-Establishment of Internet
- April 22, 2017

Internet has finally been restored to the Anglophone regions of Cameroon. Internet services had been cut off in both regions in January after protests against political and economic discrimination by the country's French-dominated government. (more...)
Tillerson and Putin find little more than disagreement in meeting
- April 22, 2017

However, Mr Trump said that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's meetings in Moscow this week, which included a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, went better than expected. -Russia relations. "There is a low level of trust between our two countries", Mr Tillerson told reporters in Moscow . "This means that they do not want success in the peace process", Muallem said during a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov . (more...)
Lebanese PM criticizes Hezbollah press tour on Israel border Lebanese PM criticizes Hezbollah press tour on Israel border
- April 22, 2017

His comments and his trip to the south came a day after Hezbollah took a group of over 100 local and global journalists on a rare tour of the border area. The Lebanese militant party Hezbollah organized Thursday a tour along the Lebanese-Israeli borders, hosting journalists from several media outlets "to overlook the Israeli occupation forces drilling inside the occupied Palestine borders", the party said in a statement. (more...)
When US President Trump gets a sharp nudge from First Lady Melania When US President Trump gets a sharp nudge from First Lady Melania
- April 22, 2017

Hayes when he opened the gates to the south lawn of the White House for the local children. A child crosses the finish line, egg in hand, during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday. The White House transmitted through Facebook the Trump message to the nation. The president and his family, meanwhile, sat at the decoration workshop tables and helped children compose letters to the troops, along with greeting the guests. (more...)
North Korea: Nuclear War With US May Be Near North Korea: Nuclear War With US May Be Near
- April 22, 2017

Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks amid saber-rattling from the USA and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea is preparing for a sixth nuclear test. North Korea has a long history of portraying mock violence against the United States in propaganda videos. In 1994, the North Korean government agreed to shut down its nuclear development program. (more...)
'New weapons' on display at North Korean military parade 'New weapons' on display at North Korean military parade
- April 22, 2017

Also on show for the first time was the North's submarine launch ballistic missiles (SLBM). The US Pacific Command said the missile "blew up nearly immediately", adding the type of missile was being analysed. Trump tweeted on Sunday. "I have great confidence that China will properly deal with North Korea". What is clear, however, is that North Korea intends to keep working on its nuclear strike capabilities, Lewis said. (more...)
Marine Le Pen slips behind Emmanuel Macron in French election race
- April 22, 2017

The attack came conspicuously in the middle of a primetime televised debate for the four frontrunners and seven other presidential candidates, spurring speculation the assailant, Karim Cheurfi , was actively trying to sway the election . "I think we must one and all have a spirit of responsibility at this extreme time and not give in to panic and not allow it to be exploited, which some might try to do", he told French radio. (more...)
Premier Kathleen Wynne's housing plan won't cool prices, realtors assert Premier Kathleen Wynne's housing plan won't cool prices, realtors assert
- April 22, 2017

Wynne says the plan will make buying or renting a home a fairer and more affordable process for residents in Ontario. Mayor John Tory says he plans to discuss Toronto's lagging rental supply, a vacant property tax and the lack of real estate data when he meets Tuesday with the federal and Ontario finance ministers. (more...)
Liberal government introduces bill to legalize marijuana Liberal government introduces bill to legalize marijuana
- April 22, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau believes the new measures would restrict youngsters' access to marijuana and reduce drug-related crime. Under the proposed legislation, adults 18 years of age and older will be able to legally buy and cultivate small amounts of cannabis for recreational use. (more...)
Columbus Blue Jackets Defenseman Zach Werenski Out for Remainder of Playoffs Columbus Blue Jackets Defenseman Zach Werenski Out for Remainder of Playoffs
- April 22, 2017

Columbus Blue Jackets star rookie defenseman Zach Werenski has been ruled out of the rest of the postseason due to a broken cheekbone. Later on in the press conference, Tortorella was asked about his goalie, Sergei Bobrovsky , and how important he is in avoiding a sweep. (more...)
We won't discuss reports Russian troops moving towards North Korea border - RIA We won't discuss reports Russian troops moving towards North Korea border - RIA
- April 22, 2017

United Nations diplomats said the proposed statement had consensus from the other 14 Council members, including China, North Korea's biggest ally and a Council permanent member. "Many relate this to the situation in the Korean peninsula". "We had 22 drills of different types", Gordeyev said. Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. (more...)
U.S. reviewing Venezuela's seizure of GM assets U.S. reviewing Venezuela's seizure of GM assets
- April 22, 2017

Despite Venezuela's grim outlook, many vehicle makers have made a decision to stay put and avoid the drastic step of shutting down operations to avoid losing market share in case the economy dramatically improves or a more business-friendly government takes power. (more...)
U.S. Military Considers Shooting Down North Korea Missile Tests
- April 22, 2017

Several senior administration officials told CNN that China was now the focus of President Donald Trump's North Korea strategy. In a trip dominated by concerns about North Korea's nuclear intentions, Vice President Mike Pence assured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today that the United States is ready to work closely with its Asian allies in the region to achieve "a peaceable resolution and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". (more...)
Dana Air plane aborts trip after mid-air collision with bird Dana Air plane aborts trip after mid-air collision with bird
- April 22, 2017

The airline said bird strike was responsible for the incident which left hundreds of its passengers stranded. Bird strikes are a major menace in the Nigerian aviation industry, responsible for over $180 million in annual losses across the country's airports and airfields. (more...)
May and Corbyn hit campaign trail as MPs back election May and Corbyn hit campaign trail as MPs back election
- April 22, 2017

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn set the tone for his campaign by criticising Ms May for her "broken promises" on healthcare and education, and took aim at her for not agreeing to take part in television debates before the election. Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Demmer said Wednesday: "The German government assumes that the negotiations can be continued without disruption". (more...)
Venezuela Officials: 12 Dead Overnight Violence Venezuela Officials: 12 Dead Overnight Violence
- April 22, 2017

GM can seek compensation and damages for its lost plant in several different worldwide venues, said Nigel Blackaby, a lawyer at the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer law firm, which has battled Venezuela in several high-profile cases in global courts. (more...)
"I am mature", Dhinakaran ready to leave AIADMK, blames BJP for opposition
- April 22, 2017

Dinakaran was the party's nominee for the election. He adds: "Today TN farmers are suffering. We want to convene an Assembly session to discuss the issue". "We compelled him (Dhinakaran) to step aside and he did it happily", Vaithilingam said. While the demands of the Panneerselvam camp are not new, the manner in which they are being raised has not gone unnoticed. (more...)
Millions Of Gallons Of Drilling Mud Spills Into Ohio Wetlands Millions Of Gallons Of Drilling Mud Spills Into Ohio Wetlands
- April 22, 2017

The company spilled 50,000 gallons of the naturally occurring mud call bentonite the next day in Richland County about 70 miles (113 kilometers) northeast of Columbus. As Bloomberg noted, "i$3 t's the latest challenge for the pipeline developer that, just past year, drew heat after demolishing a historic house near the line's path in Ohio". (more...)