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North Korea Nuclear Ambitions to Overshadow Annual UN Assembly North Korea Nuclear Ambitions to Overshadow Annual UN Assembly
- September 21, 2017

The UN has shifted over the past several months. It's not just about talking. Unknown to the general public until only a few months ago, Haley sounds insistently today as a favorite to become the next Secretary of State and even as a possible candidate for the White House in the not-too-distant future. (more...)
North Korea: the United Nations has 'exhausted' all but military intervention North Korea: the United Nations has 'exhausted' all but military intervention
- September 21, 2017

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Sunday "North Korea will be destroyed" if the U.S.is forced to defend itself against the belligerent country. U.S. "None of us want war", she said. The UN has passed two rounds of sanctions against North Korea, which has continued nonetheless to advance its nuclear program and test its missile capabilities despite condemnation from the worldwide community. (more...)
Imran happy with North Waziristan cricket match Imran happy with North Waziristan cricket match
- September 21, 2017

Pakistan's top current and former players including Younis Khan, Inzamam ul Haq, Umar Gull, Junaid Khan, Shahid Afridi, Kamran Akmal, Riaz Afridi and Wajahatullah are in action for this series. Hailing the successful hosting of World XI, the former captain and current chief selector expressed hope that global cricket would soon return to Pakistan. (more...)
S.Korea to send N.Korea aid amid tensions S.Korea to send N.Korea aid amid tensions
- September 21, 2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the situation on the Korean peninsula was getting more serious by the day and could not be allowed to spin out of control. "By offering a token $8 million of humanitarian assistance to the U.N., South Korea is signaling that it has not completely shut the door for engagement, humanitarian or otherwise", said Andrew Yeo, an associate professor of politics at the Catholic University of America, in Washington. (more...)
James Corden's bleurgh! Rueful star says sorry for Sean Spicer kiss
- September 21, 2017

Trump's show The Apprentice was nominated for an Emmy in 2004 and again in 2005. Jimmy Fallon still hasn't fully recovered from being friendly and playful with Trump during an interview previous year even though being friendly and playful with everyone is the essence of his persona. (more...)
Saudi Arabia's PIF To Launch Entertainment Investment Company Saudi Arabia's PIF To Launch Entertainment Investment Company
- September 21, 2017

Additionally, the company will expand the scope and variety of entertainment offerings according to the latest global standards. Its efforts will enable the development of the entertainment sector and provide incentives to build local potential. (more...)
Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with Bibi in NY Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meets with Bibi in NY
- September 21, 2017

General Assembly's meeting. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu publicly for the first time in NY to discuss Middle East peace after US President Donald Trump said he would push for resuming stalled negotiations. (more...)
US, Iran meet amid moves to save nuke deal US, Iran meet amid moves to save nuke deal
- September 21, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met as parties to the 2015 accord at an EU-hosted event alongside the UN General Assembly. Washington and Tehran's top diplomats confronted each other for the first time Wednesday as envoys scrambled to save the Iran nuclear deal from a skeptical Donald Trump. (more...)
Elusive goat wanders around MA town Elusive goat wanders around MA town
- September 21, 2017

A goat ended a weekend stroll across Auburn at a hotel in town, apparently thinking it was a good idea to take a rest inside. The department's Facebook post included footage of the goat wandering the lobby and halls of the hotel before being captured. (more...)
Donald Trump's threat is 'sound of dog barking' - North Korean minister Donald Trump's threat is 'sound of dog barking' - North Korean minister
- September 21, 2017

Editor's Remarks: Trump repeated his "rocket man" jibe towards North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and said that the USA would "have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea" if it carries on with its aggressive behaviour. Ahead of the meeting, UNICEF's regional director for East Asia and the Pacific Karin Hulshof said in a statement the problems North Korean children face "are all too real". (more...)
North Korea: Sanctions Will Accelerate Our Nuclear Development North Korea: Sanctions Will Accelerate Our Nuclear Development
- September 21, 2017

It is just one of several that major world powers are engaged in on, over and near the Korean Peninsula amid heightened tension in the wake of North Korea's increasingly frequent missile tests and its sixth nuclear test this month. But the liberal-leaning government of President Moon Jae-in said it has no intention of requesting that the USA bring back such weapons. "If North Korea keeps on with this reckless behavior, the United States has to defend itself or defend its allies in anyway, ... (more...)
Japan deploys missile interceptor near North Korea flight path Japan deploys missile interceptor near North Korea flight path
- September 21, 2017

It had already stepped up sanctions against North Korea in response to a nuclear bomb test on September 3rd, imposing a ban on North Korea's textile exports and capping its imports of crude oil. The sanctions resolution curtailed North Korea's oil supply by nearly 30 per cent, and banned all of its textile exports worth $800 million and remittances of North Korean labourers from overseas. (more...)
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Meets Counterparts From Six Nations
- September 21, 2017

Sushma Swaraj held meeting with a number of world leaders on the sidelines of 72nd annual session of the UN General Assembly in NY. The epicentre was near Raboso town in Puebla, about 122 km southeast of Mexico City, at a depth of 51 km, the US Geological Survey said. (more...)
Myanmar police fire warning shots in Rakhine as mob attacks aid boat Myanmar police fire warning shots in Rakhine as mob attacks aid boat
- September 21, 2017

Since Aug. 25, more than 421,000 Rohingya have crossed from Rakhine into Bangladesh, according to the UN. There were more than one million Rohingyas in Rakhine state before the current crisis, though almost half have fled since the deadly attacks on military posts by militants from The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) on August 25. (more...)
North Korean minister says Trump's United Nations speech was just 'dog-barking noise' North Korean minister says Trump's United Nations speech was just 'dog-barking noise'
- September 21, 2017

He actually thanked the United Nations for its work in levelling economic sanctions on North Korea , and saluted the role played by China and Russian Federation. headquarters in NY, U.S., September 20, 2017 . Trump's speech "reaffirmed that North Korea should be made to realize denuclearisation is the only way to the future through utmost sanctions and pressure", it added. (more...)
Polls: Trump's approval ratings are ticking up Polls: Trump's approval ratings are ticking up
- September 21, 2017

Twelve percent of Democrats approve of the job Trump is doing as president, while 84 percent disapprove. In their nightly newscasts over the summer, the MRC found, the big three networks covered the Russian Federation investigation with 415 minutes (94 percent negative); the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare with 176 minutes (97 percent negative); the North Korean nuclear saber-rattling with 136 minutes (86 percent negative); and Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville with ... (more...)
Steve Smith Looks Forward To Play His 100th ODI Thursday
- September 21, 2017

I'm not in a bad place with my captaincy. In their last 10 completed ODIs, Australia have only won one game and that too against Ireland in 2016. "Guys are in a fine space". In a recent interview, Zampa spoke about the spell and said, "I pride myself on bowling well under pressure but the other day I did not execute how I would have liked to in the over against Hardik". (more...)
British PM seeks to restore cabinet unity ahead of Brexit speech
- September 21, 2017

The Prime Minister will chair a special Cabinet meeting after returning from NY, where she used the gathering of world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly to hold talks with key European Union counterparts. A trade deal between the United Kingdom and the EU will take should not be expected quickly after Britain formally leaves the bloc, the European Union's chief negotiator has reportedly said. (more...)
South Korea's Moon says pushing to guarantee safety at Pyeongchang Olympics South Korea's Moon says pushing to guarantee safety at Pyeongchang Olympics
- September 21, 2017

A sharp escalation in rhetoric by US President Donald Trump against North Korea and its leader will only harden Pyongyang's resolve to continue developing its nuclear programme, analysts warned . "The last thing you would do in [North Korea's] situation is give up your independent nuclear capability", Jeffrey Lewis, who directs an East Asia program at the Middlebury Institute for International Studies, told the New York Times . (more...)
Salma Hayek donates $100000 to Mexico earthquake victims
- September 21, 2017

You can donate to Oxfam's appeal, as I have, here: " http://bit.ly/2wxjMff ". "A lot of my friends have died, including an uncle who was very, very, very close to me". As the rescue effort continues Perez - Mexico's only Formula One driver - has lent his support to the endeavours with the donation, while his foundation will also contribute. (more...)
Merkel: Germany disagrees with Trump's remarks on DPRK in UN Assembly Merkel: Germany disagrees with Trump's remarks on DPRK in UN Assembly
- September 21, 2017

Meanwhile, China's Communist Party newspaper on Sept 18 criticized the United States for demanding that Beijing put more pressure on North Korea to rein in its weapons programs. "What we can see from the history of the UN Security Council putting in place sanctions for non-proliferation reasons, we have yet to have an incident of a bomb being dropped on somebody", she said. (more...)
Tony Abbott Assaulted By Same-Sex Marriage Supporter In Hobart Tony Abbott Assaulted By Same-Sex Marriage Supporter In Hobart
- September 21, 2017

He wasn't very good at it I've got to say. "I went over to shake his hand and he head-butted me". "This is a debate which is about treating people fairly and with respect", he told HuffPost Australia. Mr Croome noted that earlier in the week a Burnie Cafe was threatened with arson for supporting the Yes campaign while a 14 year old Dubbo girl received a death threat for supporting marriage equality on social media. (more...)
Hurricane Jose weakens into tropical storm
- September 21, 2017

Virgin Islands. Maria tore the roof off the Prime Minister's residence. "Once we're able to go outside, we're going to find our island destroyed", said Abner Gomez, Puerto Rico's emergency management director. Many now believe it will take weeks, if not months, to restore power. The storm has left a trail of destruction over the past few days, devastating Dominica and the Virgin Islands before slamming into Puerto Rico. (more...)
Journalist Santanu Bhowmik abducted and killed while covering IPFT agitation Journalist Santanu Bhowmik abducted and killed while covering IPFT agitation
- September 21, 2017

Section 144 has been imposed in West Tripura and Khowai due to the clashes. The DIG of Tripura Arindam Nath said that four IPFT members have been arrested in connection to the death, Indian Express reported. A CBI inquiry has been demanded by The Tripura Journalists' Union (TJU). The CPI (M) and the BJP left no attempt to politicise the accident with the CPI (M) terming the killing of the journalist as BJP's frustration and the BJP criticising the government saying that the law and order ... (more...)
Sonia asks Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill Sonia asks Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill
- September 21, 2017

The Rajya Sabha had passed the bill on March 9, 2010. At present, there are only 62 out of 543 MPs are women in the Lok Sabha, according to a PRS data. She also said that it was the Congress which initiated the process of reservation of women in panchayats and nagarpalikas. A stronger women's voice at the top would have a trickle-down effect, leading to the development of policies and laws that would help women at the grassroots level fight abuse, discrimination and inequality, has been ... (more...)
Narendra Modi government in talks with Dawood Ibrahim: Raj Thackeray Narendra Modi government in talks with Dawood Ibrahim: Raj Thackeray
- September 21, 2017

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS ) chief Raj Thackeray today launched sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP alleging that they were using foreign relations and issues of national security for electoral politics. According to Thackeray, the ruling BJP party is planning to portray bringing back Dawood from Pakistan as a victory for the party, ahead of elections. (more...)
Iraqi forces launch assault for last IS bastions in Anbar Iraqi forces launch assault for last IS bastions in Anbar
- September 21, 2017

The operation, supported by the aircraft of the worldwide coalition antidjihadistes and the helicopters of the iraqi army, aims to seize three towns still in the hands of the AES, a hundred kilometers from the syrian border in the vast desert in the western province of al-Anbar. (more...)
Pence reinforces tough position against North Korea at UN Pence reinforces tough position against North Korea at UN
- September 21, 2017

General Assembly Tuesday. Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday pressed Myanmar's military to end its violent campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority and urged the U.N. "The president has wanted to make it clear and he's made it clear that in the event that North Korea takes action that threatens the United States or our allies, that our response will be overwhelming and effective", Pence said. (more...)
Michigan State Police trooper dies injuries in motorcycle crash Michigan State Police trooper dies injuries in motorcycle crash
- September 21, 2017

The crash happened just before 8:00 a.m.at the intersection of Wolverine Blvd. O'Neill was rushed to the hospital, where he later died. "It is with a substantial heart that I affirm the passing of one of our own, Trooper Timothy O'Neill", Col. (more...)
Focusing the Lens on Spdr Ftse/Macquarie Global Infrastructure 100 Etf (GII) Shares
- September 21, 2017

Divergence shows when momentum is slowing, but it doesn't indicate when a reversal will occur (if it occurs). Chart analysts may also use the indicator to project possible price reversals and to define trends. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: "Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US ETF ( VEU ) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.30" was first published by Equities Focus and is owned by of Equities Focus. (more...)

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