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China calls for 'six-party' diplomacy on North Korea China calls for 'six-party' diplomacy on North Korea
- September 23, 2017

Earlier this month, branches of three major banks - Bank of China , China Construction Bank and Agricultural Bank of China - in the border area reportedly suspended transactions for North Koreans. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Friday that North Korea's remarks and behaviour were "absolutely unacceptable" and provocative to regional and worldwide security. (more...)
Pakistan Navy successfully fires anti-ship missile into Arabian Sea from helicopter Pakistan Navy successfully fires anti-ship missile into Arabian Sea from helicopter
- September 23, 2017

Muhammad Zakaullah witnessed the firing demonstration and praised the entire naval fleet. Stressing war preparedness and the professional capabilities of Pakistan, Zakalullah said that the Pakistan Navy will safeguard the sea borders and interests of Pakistan at every cost. (more...)
3.4 magnitude natural disaster detected in North Korea - China quake Networks Center
- September 23, 2017

The area where the quake struck, authorities said was near the nation's known nuclear test site. China said a magnitude 3.4 quake detected in North Korea on Saturday was a "suspected explosion", raising fears the isolated state had conducted another nuclear bomb test just weeks after its last one. (more...)
EU Drafts New Sanctions against N. Korea
- September 23, 2017

Earlier this month, when North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test ever, officials detected a 6.3-magnitude natural disaster, which was followed by a 4.1-magnitude quake - caused by the collapse of a tunnel at the mountainous site. (more...)
Pakistan underlines no role for India in Afghanistan Pakistan underlines no role for India in Afghanistan
- September 23, 2017

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said in his address at the UN General Assembly that safe havens of the Taliban does not exist in Pakistan, but in Afghanistan. Gambhir further charged that Pakistan was now speaking of the high cost of its terror industry. India today tore into Pakistan saying the neighbouring country has become "Terroristan", with a flourishing industry producing and exporting global terrorism. (more...)
Kim vows to make Trump 'pay dearly' for threatening N Korea: KCNA Kim vows to make Trump 'pay dearly' for threatening N Korea: KCNA
- September 23, 2017

Trump signed the executive order two days after he warned North Korea of "total destruction" if its leader Kim Jong-Un, whom he mockingly described as a " Rocket Man ", continued with his provocative behaviour. The U.S. just slapped new economic sanctions on North Korea on Thursday. "Morning Joe" host Mika Brzezinski ripped President Donald Trump for his tweet Friday calling Kim Jong Un a "madman", saying "you are not a child". (more...)
North Korea: "Mental gangster Trump is playing with fire"
- September 23, 2017

North Korea, earlier this month, had detonated a powerful hydrogen bomb at its Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the north-east of the country. The war of words between Kim and Trump escalated on Friday as the regime's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho hinted that North Korea may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean in response to the US President's threat. (more...)
North Korea threatens H-bomb test in Pacific Ocean North Korea threatens H-bomb test in Pacific Ocean
- September 23, 2017

President Donald Trump's threat to destroy the North. In their statements , Trump and Kim combined insults with threats. "He is surely a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire, rather than a politician". " We are quite challenged but our diplomatic efforts continue unabated ", he said, adding that the "strongest economic sanctions ever" placed against the country were still being tested. (more...)
Donald Trump brands Kim Jong Un a 'madman' Donald Trump brands Kim Jong Un a 'madman'
- September 23, 2017

Earlier this month, North Korea conducted its most powerful nuclear test to date, drawing stiffer United Nations sanctions . "Tolerance for this disgraceful practice must end now". The executive order Trump inked just ahead of the lunch enhances Treasury Department authorities to target individuals who provide goods, services or technology to North Korea, Trump said. (more...)
Brexit transition period to last two years: British PM
- September 23, 2017

She is likely to commit Britain to continue paying into the European Union budget in return for continued access to its tariff-free market for a limited period, according to multiple British media reports . and Canada. She said stakeholders should not "start from the false premise there is no pre-existing regulatory relationship between us". "We would want to make an ongoing contribution to pay our fair share of the costs involved", she added. (more...)
Tremor Detected from Area near N. Korean Nuclear Site Tremor Detected from Area near N. Korean Nuclear Site
- September 23, 2017

The United Nations agreed fresh sanctions - including the textiles and petroleum restrictions - in response. North Korea in past months has been stepping up the aggressiveness of its nuclear and missile tests. In a statement on Friday, Kim responded by calling the U.S. head of state "mentally deranged" and a "dotard" who would " pay dearly " for his comments - triggering Trump to describe him as a "madman". (more...)
China to limit oil exports to North Korea China to limit oil exports to North Korea
- September 23, 2017

He added: "Of course, it's going to take months for the impact of these sanctions to be felt, but certainly banning imports of North Korea textiles will hurt the regime because textiles provides what the regime really needs most right now, which is hard currency". (more...)
In Defiance to US, Iran Unveils New Missile During Parade
- September 23, 2017

Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and not seek any country's permission, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday rejecting demands from U.S. Rouhani once again reiterated Iran's full commitment to the landmark 2015 nuclear accord with six world powers, called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). (more...)
Cuomo, Velázquez head to Puerto Rico to aid in hurricane recovery
- September 23, 2017

Teams will conduct damage assessments of the island's generation, transmission and distribution system, the governor's office said, prioritizing restoration and rebuilding work and coordinating works between NY and Puerto Rico-based utilities as well as federal agencies including the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Energy. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen corrects Ivanka Trump Chrissy Teigen corrects Ivanka Trump
- September 23, 2017

Writer Meg Zukin caught the eye of Teigen, as she shared a snap of herself holding five. Within 10 minutes Chrissy had enough banana submissions for her bread and closed the search. He responded: "Yes and I approve. My dog is brown and I can dress is in a banana costume.". The request sounded so absurd that she had to assure people she was not kidding. (more...)
Mattis: Diplomacy still leads in effort to denuclearize N. Korea Mattis: Diplomacy still leads in effort to denuclearize N. Korea
- September 23, 2017

When asked whether it was possible that such nukes might be deployed to the Korean Peninsula, Mattis said the two sides had " discussed the option ", but declined to elaborate. Amid calls for the United States and Japan to shoot down such missiles, Mattis said there was no need to do so because they were not a direct threat. (more...)
Ex-Leicester boss Pearson happy with OH Leuven chance Ex-Leicester boss Pearson happy with OH Leuven chance
- September 23, 2017

Speaking, per the BBC , about Pearson's reappointment under King Power International, Chief Executive Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha said: "Nigel is an incredibly good manager with a wealth of knowledge, good people skills and a strong winner's mentality". (more...)
Drunk man reportedly forced 8-year-old to chauffer him around Drunk man reportedly forced 8-year-old to chauffer him around
- September 23, 2017

The caller told dispatchers there was a small child operating the vehicle, according to the complaint. Darlington Police say Kevin Cook forced the girl into his auto on September 3rd and told her to drive toward Ohio. Arriving officers said Cook was so drunk that he couldn't finish a sobriety test. A woman there said Cook regrets what happened, and said the 8-year-old is a relative of his girlfriend. (more...)
Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission Kenya's Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission
- September 23, 2017

Kenya's Supreme Court on Wednesday criticised the election board for failing to verify official results of last month's presidential election before announcing them but stopped short of saying there was rigging. "No accountability, no election", Wetangula said. "The (board) can not therefore be said to have verified the results", she said. In 2013, the Supreme Court dismissed his petition. (more...)
Dissecting the Insider Trading Patterns of Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN)
- September 23, 2017

Wall Street is only getting more bearish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover WIN having a buy-equivalent rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 5 by Raymond James. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece of content was originally published by Week Herald and is owned by of Week Herald. (NASDAQ:WIN) rating on Tuesday, August 8. (more...)
Church calendar for Saturday, Sept. 23 Church calendar for Saturday, Sept. 23
- September 23, 2017

Sunday service. The guest speaker will be Bro. The Men's Day service is at 4 p.m.at the Emery Mack Varrie I campus, 395 Jakway Ave. Pastor Tommy Smith of Devout Praise will be the guest speaker . The church is located at 380 Indian Creek Road, Huntsville. The theme is "Created to Serve". David Riggs will be the speaker for the His Hands Extended Devotional at Garden Plaza, 3500 Keith St., on Wednesday at 7 a.m. (more...)
3.4 magnitude natural disaster possibly triggered by nuclear test hits North Korea 3.4 magnitude natural disaster possibly triggered by nuclear test hits North Korea
- September 23, 2017

Kim and Trump have been trading insults this week amid mounting tension between the USA and North Korea. In a statement, the administration said that the quake was recorded at a depth of zero kilometres at around 8:30 am GMT close to North Korea's nuclear test site. (more...)
Alliance for Social Justice sweeps students' union election at University of Hyderabad Alliance for Social Justice sweeps students' union election at University of Hyderabad
- September 23, 2017

The elections were held at a time when the UoH hit the headlines following the suicide of research scholar Rohith Vemula previous year, and the students were protesting against the Justice Roopanwal Commission report attributing his death to personal reasons and declaring him as a non-Dalit. (more...)
North Korean leader: Trump is 'mentally deranged' North Korean leader: Trump is 'mentally deranged'
- September 23, 2017

Trump mocked Kim as a "rocket man" on a suicide mission in his United Nations speech, which was his most direct reference to military action so far against the North, which conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test on September 3, reports Reuters . (more...)
China, Russia begin drills near North Korea China, Russia begin drills near North Korea
- September 23, 2017

The official Xinhua news agency said the joint exercises will take place between Peter the Great Bay, just outside of the Russian far eastern port of Vladivostok, not far from the Russia-North Korea border, and into the southern part of the Sea of Okhotsk, to the north of Japan. (more...)
Rouhani: Iran to boost missile capabilities
- September 23, 2017

Iranian military experts and technicians have in recent years made great headways in manufacturing a broad range of indigenous equipment, making the armed forces self-sufficient in the defense sphere. On Friday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed that Iran would boost its ballistic missile capabilities despite United States criticism. "We will not seek permission from anyone to defend our country", Rouhani said in a speech broadcast on state television. (more...)
Inaugural run of Mahamana Superfast Express train gets delayed Inaugural run of Mahamana Superfast Express train gets delayed
- September 23, 2017

Earlier, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for toilet under his government's cleanliness campaign Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in the presence of CM Yogi in Shahanshahpur and inaugurated a newly-constructed gaushala (cowshed). The Prime Minister also said that "Swachhta" has to become " Swabhav " and it's our collective responsibility. Our government has the same dream that a poor has for its next generation. (more...)
PCB announces Test squad for series against Sri Lanka PCB announces Test squad for series against Sri Lanka
- September 23, 2017

Wahab Riaz has been added back to the team for the, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq said when he announced the squad for the Test series against Sri Lanka in a press conference on Thursday. Uncapped batsman Usman Salahuddin could get his chance of a Test debut and there is also a call for left-arm fast bowler Mir Hamza, who has been a prolific wicket-taker in domestic cricket. (more...)
USA envoy Haley says Trump 'not happy' with Iran nuclear deal USA envoy Haley says Trump 'not happy' with Iran nuclear deal
- September 23, 2017

According to the top American diplomat, the agreement has a very concerning shortcoming that the President has mentioned as well, and that is the "sunset clause", where one can nearly set the countdown clock to when Iran can resume its nuclear weapons programmes, its nuclear activities. (more...)
Full Text of Kim Jong Un's Statement as Published by KCNAWatch Full Text of Kim Jong Un's Statement as Published by KCNAWatch
- September 23, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who addressed the UN General Assembly, said sanctions were needed to bring Pyongyang to the negotiating table, but Seoul was not seeking North Korea's collapse. "Rocket man should have been handled a long time ago", the president said at a rally in Alabama, appearing to suggest that past American presidents - Bill Clinton, George W. (more...)

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