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World Media Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia
Author: 0 Tillerson takes North Korea pressure campaign to Asia

Wang also urged the USA and South Korea "to stop increasing tensions" and said that all sides should return to negotiations. The development comes after UN Security Council unanimously backed a US-drafted resolution to strengthen sanctions on North Korean exports in response to Pyongyang's intercontinental ballistic missile tests.

World Media Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea
Author: 0 Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea

China , North Korea's only worldwide ally and a veto-wielding member of the UN Security Council, voted in favour of the resolution after negotiations with the U.S. According to a 2016 United Nations report, Sudan has bought ground-to-air missiles from a North Korean front company under sanctions since 2009. Beijing is also furious about the deployment of a US-funded missile defence system in South Korea and wants it to be scrapped.

World Media ASEAN wants talks on nonaggression pact with China soon
Author: 0 ASEAN wants talks on nonaggression pact with China soon

He noted that Asean and China also agreed that a meeting will be convened at the end of August to discuss the modalities for the negotiations of the actual COC with the approved framework as the basis for the talks. In their statement, the ASEAN ministers did not address the possible USA proposal for excluding North Korea from the ARF but called on Pyongyang to "positively contribute" to realising the forum's vision of maintaining Asia and the Pacific "as a region of lasting peace, ...

Author: 0 Watch Colbert Bid Scaramucci Farewell with a Queen-Inspired Serenade

Scaramucci, 53, who was appointed as the White House Director of Communications only 10 days ago and was reporting directly to the president. "That was his chief (some might say only) duty", Axios added. Noah bid farewell to Scaramucci and played a tribute video, as he did with former White House press secretary Sean Spicer . The photo swapped out Hudson and her co-star in the film, Matthew McConaughey, for President Donald Trump and Scaramucci.

World Media Muguruza cruises into semi-finals, Kvitova out
Author: 0 Muguruza cruises into semi-finals, Kvitova out

Bellis and Kvitova brought two of the most compelling stories into the tournament this year. She broke serve with running lob shot midway to go up 3-2, then promptly held at love, before closing out the opening set with an ace a few minutes later.

World Media Dilip Kumar's Condition Is Improving
Author: 0 Dilip Kumar's Condition Is Improving

There have been reports that the 94-year-old actor is suffering from a renal ailment. Tweets from the actor's Twitter handle said, "Dilip Saab is doing much better now". "Mujhe news dekhkar pata chala ki Dilip Kumar ji ki tabiyat acchi nahi hai". Dilip Kumar was born in Pakistan. He was a great actor and was the first khan of the Bollywood industry.

Author: 0 Ever Hindu in Pak Cabinet in over two decades

The post of the new foreign minister is now given to Khawaja Muhammad Asif, who was previously minister of defence and power. Abbasi is said to be close confidant of Sharif. Earlier Nawaz Sharif , who was disqualified by the top court in the Panama Papers case on July 28, had nominated his brother Shahbaz Sharif to succeed him after winning a by-election on his vacant seat in Lahore constituency NA120.

World Media Venezuelan Leaders Say They Squashed Attempted Uprising At Military Base
Author: 0 Venezuelan Leaders Say They Squashed Attempted Uprising At Military Base

An eyewitness who lives near the Venezuelan military base where troops suppressed an apparent uprising says residents gathered nearby and shouted "freedom!" as the attack was underway. "They come walking down the middle of the street barking orders, treating rulers like their maids", Maduro told Argentina's Radio Rebelde in an interview.

World Media Gist of 72nd Hiroshima Peace Declaration
Author: 0 Gist of 72nd Hiroshima Peace Declaration

A peace rally by students was held here today and a pledge was taken by them to work for peace and a nuclear-free world. However, in June, Japan had supported the United Kingdom, France and the USA in dismissing a United Nations treaty banning atomic weapons.

World Media Anambra Church Attack: Perpetrators Must Be Punished - Saraki
Author: 0 Anambra Church Attack: Perpetrators Must Be Punished - Saraki

On getting to the church, he had left and out of anger, probably, they rained bullets on worshippers in the church. The statement added that police were searching for the perpetrators of the attack and called on the citizens to stay vigilant and to report about suspicious people.

World Media Here's what Russian President Vladimir Putin is doing on his vacation
Author: 0 Here's what Russian President Vladimir Putin is doing on his vacation

Russian President Vladimir Putin relaxes after fishing in southern Siberia. In other pictures, Putin is decked out in outdoor gear and is shown wading into water to fish. Shoigu, at left in the photo above, joined Mr. Putin for part of the trip. "He was chasing a pike for two hours and just couldn't hit it, but he managed to get it in the end", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call on Friday.

World Media Kagame secures third term by landslide in Rwanda election
Author: 0 Kagame secures third term by landslide in Rwanda election

Kagame is credited by supporters with modernizing a nation once at war with itself and helping it develop a flourishing economy. With four-fifths of votes counted, the 59-year-old former guerrilla leader appeared likely to win with nearly 99% of votes cast, the national electoral commission's executive secretary, Charles Munyaneza, told a news conference on Saturday.

World Media Police seek cause of Minnesota mosque blast
Author: 0 Police seek cause of Minnesota mosque blast

Bloomington police said in a tweet Saturday evening that a preparatory examination "demonstrates the blast was caused by a damaging gadget infringing upon government law". Trevin Miller, who lives across the street, said the explosion woke him up and felt the blast on his "insides". Authorities are investigating a reported explosion at mosque in a Minneapolis suburb.

World Media British model kidnapped and put up for sale on the dark web
Author: 0 British model kidnapped and put up for sale on the dark web

Herba freed her on July 17 and accompanied her to the British consulate in Milan . Her kidnapper , described as British-Polish, then reportedly tried to auction her on the "deep web" for €300,000 - or around £270,000. He also allegedly told the agent that he was operating on behalf of "the Black Death group", an organization involved in illegal trafficking on the dark web , a layer of the Internet accessible only through anonymizing networks like Tor.

World Media Trump defends McMaster in wake of criticism on the right
Author: 0 Trump defends McMaster in wake of criticism on the right

In an interview with MSNBC's Hugh Hewitt that aired Saturday, McMaster said Trump has been "deeply briefed" on the strategy on North Korea. "He is a good man and very pro-Israel", Trump said in a statement Friday night. General McMaster is a true public servant and a tremendous asset for the president and the administration. On July 21, Rich Higgins , a former Pentagon aide and another NSC official close to Bannon, was sacked after writing and circulating a memo accusing the "deep ...

World Media BJP won't succeed in making Congress-mukt Bharat: Chidambaram
Author: 0 BJP won't succeed in making Congress-mukt Bharat: Chidambaram

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi accused the BJP "goons" of carrying out the "dastardly" attack. On Friday, Rahul Gandhi faced hostile black-flag waving crowds shouting slogans in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tour of flood hit Dhanera town in Gujarat's Banaskantha district, forcing him to beat a retreat.

World Media Bank of England downgrades growth expectations
Author: 0 Bank of England downgrades growth expectations

The Bank slashed its economic growth forecasts for 2017 to 1.7% from 1.9% and lowered next year's estimate to 1.6% from 1.7%. The decision means interest rates have remained at rock bottom for one year in order to hit the bank's self-imposed inflation target of 2%.

World Media Stephen Colbert blasts Donald Trump for taking long vacation
Author: 0 Stephen Colbert blasts Donald Trump for taking long vacation

Here are photos of Trump and his staff and family's arrival in New Jersey, along with more details about the vacation and what will be happening over the next 17 days. You're an American, too. "Only way for me to get the truth out!" That's not the way, usually, journalists think. Her tweets and occasionally liberal-sounding comments strengthen her brand, but they should not distract us from her father's actions or her own complicity.

World Media Venezuelan chief prosecutor's office blocked by security forces
Author: 0 Venezuelan chief prosecutor's office blocked by security forces

The Vatican on Friday urged the inauguration of the new assembly be suspended . But mixed messages have also accompanied Washington's increasingly aggressive stance towards Venezuela . "I said it clearly, and I think that the global community has as well, that this assembly had illegal and spurious origins". Mr. Cabello, speaking on state television on behalf of the new constituent assembly, said Ms.

World Media Who will be India`s new Vice President: Venkaiah Naidu vs
Author: 0 Who will be India`s new Vice President: Venkaiah Naidu vs

The election is speculated to be a cake-walk for Naidu , because of the BJP's current strong position and their allies in the Parliament. He was however elected to the Rajya Sabha three times from Karnataka and now represents Rajasthan in the Upper House of Parliament.

Author: 0 Special counsel requests Michael Flynn documents

The newspaper said the document request was not a formal subpoena. The New York Times , which first reported this development, said that though the documents were not sought through a subpoena, this was the first instance of records being sought from the White House.

World Media Doklam: War Of Words Intensifies Between India And China
Author: 0 Doklam: War Of Words Intensifies Between India And China

The reaction from the Chinese defence ministry late Thursday night came a day after the Indian External Affairs Ministry in a statement said that the peace and tranquillity of the India-China boundary constitutes the important prerequisite for the smooth development of bilateral relations.

World Media Search for three Marines missing in Osprey 'mishap'
Author: 0 Search for three Marines missing in Osprey 'mishap'

The plane, an MV-22 Osprey, was carrying 26 personnel including crew when it crashed about 4pm on Saturday off the central Queensland coast at Shoalwater Bay. The Marine Corps did not say what caused the crash but indicated it is under investigation. The battle phase of the training exercise centred around the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Central Queensland.

World Media Gopal Gandhi rejects suggestion to decline support of JD-U
Author: 0 Gopal Gandhi rejects suggestion to decline support of JD-U

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad has already appealed to Yadav to come out of the JD (U) and join the fight by secularists against communal forces. Resonating similar sentiments, another JD (U) leader Rajiv Ranjan said Lalu Yadav had the opportunity to protect the Grand Alliance from breakdown, but he lost it for his son.

World Media U.S. court throws out Blackwater murder conviction
Author: 0 U.S. court throws out Blackwater murder conviction

The judges determined those sentences violated the constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment because prosecutors charged them with using military firearms while committing another felony. Guards claimed the convoy was ambushed and they fired in defense of the convoy. There were no witnesses during the 2014 trial who said that they saw the guards come under threat and no evidence of a two-sided firefight was ever produced.

World Media Rahul Gandhi's vehicle pelted with stones in Gujarat
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi's vehicle pelted with stones in Gujarat

The Congress on Friday alleged that BJP workers attacked Gandhi's convoy. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday promised the flood-affected people of Assam to raise the state's perennial problem of flood in the Parliament while demanding adequate relief and compensation to the flood-hit people from the government.

World Media Bikers escort bullied boy to first day of school
Author: 0 Bikers escort bullied boy to first day of school

A group of more than 50 bikers in northeastern in stepped in to help with they found out a local sixth grade student was having trouble with bullying. "I got a guardian angel watching over me", he said. Phil Mick, 11, has spent his a year ago being teased for his weight as well as being regularly punched, leaving him bruised and battered.

World Media Governor Jim Justice Switches to Republican Party
Author: 0 Governor Jim Justice Switches to Republican Party

Given his conservative streak, prolific support for the coal industry he invests in and personal relationship with the president's family - he has been on hunting trips with Trump's sons and considers the Trumps to be personal friends - Justice's step into the GOP aisle is not necessarily indicative of a leap in terms of political ideology.

World Media Secret Service abandons their command center at Trump Tower - here's why
Author: 0 Secret Service abandons their command center at Trump Tower - here's why

The Secret Service previously leased space in Trump Tower just one floor below Trump's personal apartment, in order to protect the president's family. But experts said that the lack of a nearby command post could make the situation less safe in an emergency. A former Secret Service official speaking under the condition of anonymity sees the dispute as something that can have a significant impact on how the agency operates.