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Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi This brought to 233,000 the total number of Rohingya who have sought refuge in Bangladesh since last October. "The world is waiting and the Rohingya Muslims are waiting". Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has also come under increasing global pressure to resolve the humanitarian crisis engulfing Rakhine state. [Full Article...]

Buildings shake as 8.2-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Mexico

Buildings shake as 8.2-magnitude quake strikes off coast of Mexico It is the strongest to hit quake-prone Mexico at least since 1985, when an 8.1-magnitude natural disaster in Mexico City killed more than 10,000 people. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says the New Zealand Embassy in Mexico City had received no requests for consular assistance, and it was monitoring the situation "closely". [Full Article...]

Chemical plant explosion causes traffic trouble on I-75 in Cleveland

Chemical plant explosion causes traffic trouble on I-75 in Cleveland The Sheriff's Office saying parents are now able to pick up kids from Walker High School and should resume activity as normal. The interstate is shut down in that area. Stay out of the area of Charleston. Dispatchers have ordered all emergency responders except the fire department to assemble on Lauderdale Highway north of the plant, and emergency management authorities are calling for respirato... [Full Article...]

10 sharks seized from basement pool in NY home

10 sharks seized from basement pool in NY home Officials also found three dead sharks-a hammerhead and two leopard sharks, according to the Daily Freeman and Albany Times-Union . The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation , which announced the August 23 discovery on Wednesday, was investigating allegations that someone was harboring illegal wildlife. [Full Article...]

Mandatory evacuations ordered for more South Florida counties

Mandatory evacuations ordered for more South Florida counties At this time airlines are adding flights or using larger airplanes to accommodate the high demand of flights out of Florida as residents continue to evacuate. Officials also advised residents in low-lying areas to begin evacuating. All of the district schools' aftercare programs will be in operation until 6 p.m. [Full Article...]

Australia forced into intercontinental playoffs for World Cup spot

Australia forced into intercontinental playoffs for World Cup spot Needing to boost their goal difference to hold off Saudi Arabia in the standings, the Australians instead missed chance after chance against much weaker opponents. South Korea endured a misfiring campaign which included surprise losses to Qatar and China . Iranian women were briefly delighted when they find out they were allowed to buy tickets for the Fifa World Cup qualifier against Sy... [Full Article...]

North Korea exploded 100-kiloton bomb, risking disaster

North Korea exploded 100-kiloton bomb, risking disaster Han added that the North will carry out more tests as long as the United States refuses to rescind its sanctions against the regime, reiterating that the missile and nuclear development programs will "never, under any circumstance" be negotiable. [Full Article...]

Modi visits Shwedagon pagoda in Myanmar

Modi visits Shwedagon pagoda in Myanmar The Advisory Commission on Rakhine State, chaired by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, recently submitted its final report and recommendations over the situation. Modi made the announcement during his joint press statement with Suu Kyi after the two leaders held wide-ranging talks here. He assured them the Indian government has taken a number of measures for the diaspora. [Full Article...]

Moon and Abe agree to a truce on historical issues friction

Moon and Abe agree to a truce on historical issues friction Han Tae Song, ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva , has confirmed that North Korea successfully conducted its sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday. China is a veto-wielding permanent member of the U.N. Security Council, as well as North Korea's main trading partner and source of food and fuel aid. [Full Article...]

USA defends Russian Federation posts closure after Kremlin vows to sue

USA defends Russian Federation posts closure after Kremlin vows to sue Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the idea of driving Pyongyang into a corner with sanctions pressure to solve the current crisis didn't make sense. But he stopped short of expressing support for imposing more United Nations sanctions on North Korea, and said Russian Federation viewed them as "useless and ineffective". [Full Article...]

Moon, Abe call for stronger sanctions on NKorea

Moon, Abe call for stronger sanctions on NKorea The bilateral summit between Moon and Abe was held on the sidelines of the regional economic summit, Eastern Economic Forum, in Vladivostok, Russia . "It would be extremely hard to advance the situation at hand without political and diplomatic instruments", he said. Haley may have trouble getting other Security Council members - especially Russian Federation and China, which each hold veto powe... [Full Article...]

Young Dreamers React To The DACA Decision With Sadness And Determination

Young Dreamers React To The DACA Decision With Sadness And Determination For many, America is the only home they have ever really known, and they are proud to work and contribute to its success. Asked Wednesday whether the tweet meant that he was reconsidering his stance, Trump stood firm, saying he had "no second thoughts". [Full Article...]

India vs Australia ODI and T20I series to start on September 21

India vs Australia ODI and T20I series to start on September 21 Both teams had visited India during the 2016-17 season as well, Australia for Tests, which they lost 2-1 and New Zealand for Tests and ODIs, although they too were beaten in each series. The series against New Zealand will be preceded by two warm-up matches on October 17 and October 19 in Mumbai. Chennai , Kolkata , Indore , Bengaluru and Nagpur are the cities for ODI contests while Ranc... [Full Article...]

United Nations mulls USA push for North Korea oil embargo, textile export ban

United Nations mulls USA push for North Korea oil embargo, textile export ban U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that if the Security Council did not act, he had an executive order prepared to send to President Donald Trump that would "authorize me to stop doing trade and put sanctions on anybody that does trade with North Korea ". [Full Article...]

Defending DACA: Bradenton protesters blast Trump's immigration announcement

Defending DACA: Bradenton protesters blast Trump's immigration announcement However, on Tuesday, the Trump Administration announced a different priority: ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), which it plans to phase out over the next six months. "No changes to our policies have occurred, and NC State will continue to support all DACA students to the fullest extent possible". "New Hampshire has nearly 80,000 immigrants, the vast majority... [Full Article...]

Mariano Rajoy on Catalonia: 'There won't be a referendum'

Mariano Rajoy on Catalonia: 'There won't be a referendum' The so-called "transition bill", created to serve as the constitution of a sovereign Catalan state during the transition period, was championed by the pro-independence ruling coalition that submitted the motion late August. Rajoy made the statement after an extraordinary cabinet meeting, which was held to deal with the law on the referendum passed on Wednesday by the Catalan parliament. [Full Article...]

UConn Football game against USF may be impacted by Hurricane Irma

UConn Football game against USF may be impacted by Hurricane Irma The change was made due to the anticipated impact of Hurricane Irma on the State of Florida . The issue for USF was the potential impact the storm may have on the Tampa area, including if it would impede the Bulls getting home after the game. [Full Article...]

Sanctions won't necessarily work on North Korea: Haley

Sanctions won't necessarily work on North Korea: Haley Mr Putin denounced North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear bomb test on Sunday, saying Russian Federation did not recognise its nuclear status. Brooke Singman is a Politics Reporter for Fox News. Other measures could include preventing North Koreans from working overseas and adding top officials to a blacklist aiming at imposing asset freezes and travel bans. [Full Article...]

Qatar, North Korea on agenda for Trump's Kuwait meeting

Qatar, North Korea on agenda for Trump's Kuwait meeting Trump on Thursday opted instead for a thinly veiled warning that did not mention Qatar by name, but made clear the United States will not tolerate ongoing financing of terrorist groups by Doha. Trump's comment came during a joint news conference with the Emir of Kuwait , who has also attempted to mediate the dispute between Qatar and its neighbors. [Full Article...]

Putin, Moon urge swift end to North Korea crisis

Putin, Moon urge swift end to North Korea crisis North Korea could be preparing another missile launch, Seoul said on Monday as it strengthened its defences following Pyongyang's biggest-ever nuclear test and declaration it had a hydrogen bomb . "We will not be putting up with what's happening in North Korea". Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for the foreign ministry, said that a search that U.S authorities carried out at Russia's diplomatic ... [Full Article...]


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