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Aug 12 2017

Trump warns USA 'locked and loaded' as North readies missiles

The new Security Council resolution , UNSCR 2371, tightens existing sanctions by imposing a full ban North Korea's export of coal, iron, seafood and other items to other...

Aug 12 2017

United Nations chief 'heartbroken' by forced drownings of scores of African migrants

On Wednesday, traffickers pushed over 120 Somali and Ethiopian migrants into the Arabian Sea off Yemen's southern Shabwa governorate, according to the IOM. The journey th...

Aug 12 2017

Floods claim 5; hit train services

Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Biswanath, Baksa, Barpeta, Bongaigaon, Chirang, Kokrajhar, Dhubri, Jorhat, Majuli, Sivasagar, Charaideo, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts have been af...

Aug 12 2017

Opposition parties to meet Friday

Another UPA constituent, Kerala Congress (Mani), was also absent. A Congress leader said that invitations were being sent to opposition leaders for the mega protest in ...

Aug 12 2017

Donald Trump to call for China IT trade probe on Monday

Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 allows the president to unilaterally impose tariffs or other trade restrictions to protect U.S. industries from "unfair trade practic...

Aug 12 2017

Rep. Keith Ellison: Kim Jong-un is 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump

Well, he's acting more responsible than this guy", Congressman Keith Ellison said alluding to Trump during a gathering of online activists in Georgia. "The time for cra...

Aug 12 2017

PM Abbasi announces Rs25bn development package for Karachi

A smartly dressed contingent of Pakistan Navy presented guard of honour to Prime Minister Abbasi on his visit to the mausoleum of the father of the nation. Nawaz Sharif i...

Aug 12 2017

Japan Deploys Patriot Batteries to Tokyo to Counter North Korean Missile Threat

But Alaska leaders say they have full confidence in the military's ability to stop a North Korean missile headed toward the US, and they aren't planning additional public...

Aug 12 2017

Danish submarine creator arrested over missing reporter

A Danish inventor has been charged with the murder of a Swedish journalist who police said had been on his submarine before it was wrecked on Friday. Peter Madsen, 46, ...

Aug 12 2017

US Not Interested in Talking About Back Channels With North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has emphasized publicly that the US' goal is to start talks with North Korea - with the important caveat that Pyongyang first relinquish ...

Aug 12 2017

Trump ramps up Guam assurances over N. Korea threat

The President said he wanted to give his "highest respect and regards" to the people of Guam and that the military is rock solid "we've got the best in the world", he add...

Aug 12 2017

Pakistan scores victory, U-19 Asia Cup shifted from India

Sethi has replaced Shaharyar Khan as both PCB and ACC heads. He added that the debate will, among other matters, decide about the hosting venue of the Under-19 Asia Cup, ...

Aug 12 2017

Pakistan resorts to heavy firing and shelling along LoC in J&K

He further said, " Pakistan Army again initiated unprovoked firing on Indian Army posts in Krishna Ghati sector at around 5 pm". He hailed from Tarsana village in Morena...

Aug 12 2017

Trump's Rhetoric On North Korea Calls Diplomacy Into Question

Security Council resolution, if not for anything else. The North Korea threat has been a foreign policy priority for the Trump administration since it took office in Ja...

Aug 12 2017

North Korea to Donald Trump: Stop playing so much golf

The North then threatened to lob missiles near Guam , a tiny US territory some 2,000 miles from Pyongyang. The US hasn't taken any public steps to prepare for hostilit...

Aug 12 2017

Council of the European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

Mogherini, after meeting her global counterparts in the margins of the ASEAN Regional Forum in Manila, capital of the Philippines, has made a decision to call the extraor...

Aug 12 2017

Hideki Matsuyama, Kevin Kisner tied for lead at PGA Championship

Open. Tied second in the US Open at Erin Hills two months ago and fourth in the PGA past year, is this the weekend he provides Asia with just its second men's major champ...

Aug 12 2017

Trump touts new sanctions on North Korea

Wang later said it would not be easy to restart the multinational talks on North Korea's nuclear programme, but that doing so should be the goal for all sides. Wang sai...

Aug 12 2017

Light plane flips on landing in Queensland

The two passengers who freed themselves suffered minor injuries only. Sunshine Coast District Inspector Matt Wilson said the airport would remain closed for some time. ...

Aug 12 2017

Merkel doesn't speak for USA on North Korea

These are among the guidelines Guam has released as, amid escalating tensions with North Korea , the small Pacific island contemplates the nightmare scenario of a nucl...