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North Korea fires 'several projectiles', says South

The launches end a relative lull after a spike in tensions that recently saw Pyongyang threaten to fire a barrage of missiles into the waters near the USA territory of Guam. While Seoul and Washington say the massive annual war games provide an opportunity for the allies to improve their defensive capabilities, Pyongyang keeps condemning them as a dress rehearsal for a war against North Korea. [Full Article...]

North Korea reveals plans for new missiles

North Korea reveals plans for new missiles This was in the backdrop of a recent heated exchange of fiery rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un regarding missile tests by North Korea where both threatened to turn each other's territory into a nuclear wasteland. [Full Article...]

North Korea fires several projectiles amidst US/South Korean military exercise

North Korea fires several projectiles amidst US/South Korean military exercise The missiles were launched from the eastern province of Kangwon at 6.49 am and travelled roughly 250 km before plunging into the sea, according to South Korea's joint chiefs of staff, Efe reported. "The reality vividly shows that the USA ambition for stifling the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] remains unchanged no matter how much water may flow under the bridge and the puppet group's... [Full Article...]

Sergio Pérez is risking our lives, fumes Esteban Ocon

Sergio Pérez is risking our lives, fumes Esteban Ocon He did accept blame for their first-lap coming together, which he said happened as he tried to regain momentum following a poor getaway caused by picking the wrong start mode. He is supposed to be a professional driver, but he is not acting like it. "The first one was 100 percent my fault", said the Mexican. I accept the first one. [Full Article...]

Trump's growing weakness is a powerful threat

Trump's growing weakness is a powerful threat Mexico's Foreign Ministry reiterated in its statement that "as the Mexican government has always maintained, our country will not pay, under any circumstances, for a wall or physical barrier that is built on USA territory along the border with Mexico ". [Full Article...]

Five German climbers die in accident on Austrian Alps

Five German climbers die in accident on Austrian Alps The accident occurred below the Mannlkarscharte pass , about 80 kilometres (50 miles) south of the central city of Salzburg, when a rope came loose after one of the group skidded while climbing on a glacier at an altitude of 3,000 meters. He said that six helicopters were at the scene. Another person died after being rescued and another was hospitalized. Five helicopters are involved in the rescu... [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

Rex Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks Japan's top government spokesman says there is no direct threat to Japan following North Korea's latest test-launch of three short-range missiles. "The first and third missiles... Hours later North Korea had said it was "carefully examining" plans to strike Guam. The missile blew up just after liftoff. However, some experts say North Korea is now mainly focused on the bigger picture of testi... [Full Article...]

We hope Afghanistan leaders heard all of Trump's speech, strategy

Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said terrorism is a transnational threat that can only be defeated through intelligence-sharing and coordinated effective border management. According to Inter-State Public Relations, Gen Bajwa assured full cooperation to Afghanistan, but said that Pakistan can not bring Afghan war into Pakistan. [Full Article...]

North Korea reportedly launches another missile, raising tensions

North Korea reportedly launches another missile, raising tensions Two of the missiles flew about 150 miles while the other one appears to have blown up nearly instantly. North Korea on Monday condemned President Moon Jae-in's recent "red-line" warning over its weapons programs, calling it "silly" talk. The missile blew up just after liftoff. Seoul said the war games will continue "even more thoroughly" in response to the launch, reports The Associated Pr... [Full Article...]

Asaram Bapu Case: SC slams Gujarat Govt over slow trial

Asaram Bapu Case: SC slams Gujarat Govt over slow trial Earlier this year as well, the apex court had asked the Gujarat court to speed up the recording of the evidence of the victims and other witnesses since more than 40 witnesses are believed to have not yet recorded their statements in the age-old case. [Full Article...]

North Korea Fires Another Series of Successful Ballistic Missiles

North Korea Fires Another Series of Successful Ballistic Missiles Initial assessments indicate that the first and third missiles failed in flight while the second appears to have blown up nearly immediately, spokesman Cmdr. "We confirmed there was no direct impact on our country's security". Tillerson had hoped that this could be the beginning of the signal from Pyongyang the USA had been looking for. [Full Article...]

United States says N.Korea missiles failed in flight, exploded on launch

Following an initial US assessment saying that two of the missiles had "failed in flight", a spokesman for the US Pacific Command later said the two weapons had not failed but "flew approximately 250 kilometres (155 miles) in a northeastern direction". [Full Article...]

Doklam stand-off resolved as India, China agree disengagement

Doklam stand-off resolved as India, China agree disengagement The 70-day bitter standoff between India and China over Doklam has ended with both the countries agreeing to withdraw troops from the border region. It is not clear whether China will cease the road construction activity at the site. The stand-off began on June 16 when a Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) team was spotted constructing a road on the Dolam plateau in the Doklam region. [Full Article...]

PM Abbasi inaugurates LNG terminal at Port Qasim in Karachi

PM Abbasi inaugurates LNG terminal at Port Qasim in Karachi Talking to them, the Prime Minister said elected representatives can play an important role in resolution of the problems of the people. He said the terminal will facilitate transporting LNG to power houses for producing cost-efficient energy. [Full Article...]

Trump still insists Mexico will somehow pay for border wall

Trump still insists Mexico will somehow pay for border wall Congress needs to pass a spending measure to keep the government open by September 30 - the same time it's facing a deadline to raise the nation's debt limit . After Mexico rejected a chief part of Trump's promise - that it would pay for the wall - the president said the USA would fund it initially and be repaid by its southern neighbour. [Full Article...]

Remembering the enduring legacy of Lady Diana: the People's Princess

Remembering the enduring legacy of Lady Diana: the People's Princess We'd obviously talk afterwards, she'd had a lot of struggles, and particularly in the last two or three years of her life, she would open up about them. However according to Sky News , Harry praised his father, Prince Charles of Wales, for his fatherly affection following his mother's demise and noted that "he was there for us" and acknowledged it was a hard task for him (Charles) to break ... [Full Article...]

Will Taylor Swift Appear at the MTV VMAs Tonight?

The AV Club suggested the transgender troops will likely be honoured in some form of on-air acknowledgement. MTV invited transgender members of the military to the VMAs as well, in a show of support after Trump's recent reversal on transgender military policy. [Full Article...]

GOP divided on Trump's shutdown threat; Dems opposed

GOP divided on Trump's shutdown threat; Dems opposed Trump also wrote that the United States was in the process of renegotiating North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) with Canada and Mexico and was considering terminating the deal altogether, to which Mexico replied that it would maintain "serious and constructive" approach to the renegotiation and would not be discussing NAFTA or any other aspect of the bilateral relationship "through socia... [Full Article...]

North Korea is reported to have launched several missiles, heightening tensions

North Korea is reported to have launched several missiles, heightening tensions North Korea last month fired intercontinental missiles capable of reaching the United States mainland, triggering heightened rhetoric from both the sides. The two countries say the annual military exercise is defensive but Pyongyang condemns it as hostile, and even as a rehearsal for invasion. North Korea warned Sunday that the upcoming US-South Korea military exercises are "reckless behavi... [Full Article...]

North Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles, says U.S. military

North Korea fires three short-range ballistic missiles, says U.S. military In Seoul , officials said on Friday South Korea is poised to complete the instalment of a U.S. missile shield next week. He added that there is a unified global voice echoing the U.S.' message that no one wants to see a nuclear Korean Peninsula, and the USA hopes for the opportunity to engage with the North. [Full Article...]


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