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South Korea to Send Envoys to China to Discuss THAAD, North Korea


The U.S. legislation was meant to cut off supplies of cash that help fund North Korea's nuclear program, and increase pressure to stop human rights abuses such as the use of slave labor, the bill's sponsor said. The spokesman said: "The Prime Minister called the South Korean President Moon Jae-in earlier this morning to congratulate him on his recent electoral success". Read More »

Chibok girls to reunite with parents 'next week'

The statement reads, "In his inaugural address, President Muhammadu Buhari said the administration can not claim to have defeated Boko Haram without rescuing the Chibok girls". The District Head of Chibok, the member representing Chibok at the Borno State Assembly as well as other stake-holders from the community took time to speak to the girls in local languages to connect with their emotions. Read More »

How the Outcome of the French Election Will Impact Europe

Emmanuel Macron has won the French presidency , but right now he doesn't have a single seat in Parliament to his name. She said she would seek to rename her National Front party, a measure of the extent to which her defeat rattled supporters who just weeks ago harboured hopes of capturing the Elysee Palace. Read More »

Rural America target of federal health care discussion


The momentum appeared to carry over beyond health care. The House approved the bill Thursday by a vote of 217-213. The provision was of particular concern to a number of Senate Republicans who represent states that expanded Medicaid , including Nevada's Heller and Arizona's Flake, who may face tough re-election challenges next year. Read More »

Modi speaks to new South Korean President

Ties between South Korea and China, who are important trade partners, have been strained by Seoul's decision to host a U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system in response to a growing missile threat from North Korea. Read More »

Trump says he was always going to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Meanwhile, the New York Times reported that Trump pressed Comey for a pledge of loyalty over dinner only a week after his inauguration, according to an account by two associates of the lawman. LANKFORD: You have the resources you need for the Russian investigation, correct? Mr Trump also said he had asked Mr Comey point-blank if he was under investigation, showing no concern about the prospect of interfering in an active FBI probe. Read More »

South Korea to attend China's Silk Road summit amid diplomatic rift

The communist dictatorship - which has the world's largest military - vowed to cary out live fire drills and test new weapons to address national security threats in response to THAAD last month. The two Asian neighbors have experienced a chill in relations as Beijing has strongly opposed the installation of the THAAD battery for fear it could hurt its security and carried out retaliatory economic measures against South Korean businesses. Read More »

Angela Merkel recevra Emmanuel Macron lundi à Berlin

Les deux dirigeants devraient d'abord avoir un entretien, puis ils tiendront une conférence de presse commune avant le traditionnel dîner officiel. Aucune précision sur le déroulé de la rencontre, ni sur les thèmes abordés n'a été fournie, tandis que les deux dirigeants sont très attendus, notamment sur les questions liées à la réforme de l'Union européenne . Read More »

Donald Trump menace l'ex-patron du FBI

Contrairement à M. Comey, William Sessions (qui n'est pas lié à l'actuel ministre de la Justice Jeff Sessions) ne supervisait pas d'enquête susceptible de porter atteinte au président. Alors qu'ils discutaient de l'élection et de la taille de la foule aux différents meetings du républicain, Trump aurait demandé à Comey qu'il lui promette d'être "loyal". Read More »

Isuzu eyeing exports to 20 countries from India


It has only one diesel engine to offer - a 3-litre, four-cylinder oil burner that makes 174 bhp and develops a peak torque of 380 Nm. The mu-X will be available in 4×2 and 4×4 variants with a 5 speed sequential shift Automatic Transmission. Read More »

India PM arrives in Sri Lanka for UN Buddhist celebration


He later went to meet tea-plantation workers with Indian ancestry. Although no bilateral talks are scheduled, the visit is expected to give renewed momentum in India-Sri Lanka ties. "India's rapid growth can bring dividends for the entire region, especially in Sri Lanka", he said. Sri Lanka's government has tried to balance both Asian giants since coming to power in 2015. Read More »

Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises questions

Journalists were later allowed into the Oval Office and found Trump sitting alone with Henry Kissinger, who was national security adviser and secretary of state in the Nixon and Ford administrations. The president tweeted photos from his Wednesday meetings in the Oval Office with the directive, "lets make peace!" "It's standard practice", the official said. Read More »

Star Wars To Join FIFA On Nintendo Switch?

And players can use either Joy-Cons or the Pro Controller, depending on their preferences. The Nintendo red Tuk Tuk is equipped with numerous Switch consoles, according to LetsGoDigital . Play on the bus! Whether played handheld or on TV, the resolution and support of the Nintendo Switch won't have players experiencing anything other than 720p resolution in all modes . Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief aimed to expand Russian Federation probe before Trump fired him

That would undermine the White House contention that Trump's decision was mainly about Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation and not the Russian Federation probe. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said that while he couldn't be certain the request triggered Comey's dismissal, he said he believed the FBI "was breathing down the neck of the Trump campaign and their operatives and this was an effort to slow down the investigation". Read More »

Barack Obama reveals new presidential library

Barack Obama announced that he and Michelle will personally donate $2 million to summer jobs programs in Chicago . Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who served as Obama's first chief of staff, was also scheduled to speak at the South Shore Cultural Center event. Read More »

Pakistan says it killed 50 Afghan border troops

After a cross-border fire in the Chaman area that killed nine Pakistanis and injured 40 on Thursday, senior Pakistani and Afghan military officials have reached a consensus to defuse border tension. Ghafoor said Afghan forces have been creating hurdles for census workers since April 30 in the villages of Killi Luqman and Killi Jahangir, which are divided between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Read More »

Liberal candidate who lost by 9 votes requests recount

After a long night of back-and-forth lead changes in the riding Courtenay-Comox, NDP candidate Ronna-Rae Leonard was finally declared the victor to a room of cheering supporters. If the Liberals take Courtenay-Comox and Maple Ridge-Mission from the NDP, and retain the other three tight seats, it would have a comfortable majority of 45 seats. Read More »

New South Korean President willing to visit North Korea

He promised the Korean people he would lead by example. I will yield the president's imperial power to people as much as possible. I take office empty-handed, and I will leave office the same way. Video: What should we do about North Korea? He told the Post that "President Trump is more reasonable than he is generally perceived" and that he agrees with the USA strategy of "applying sanctions and pressure" to Pyongyang if it leads to negotiations. Read More »

Putin and Trump to meet in July

The source said they had been misled, and thought the man was the official photographer of Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov - they were therefore surprised to see the photos on Russian news agency Tass a short time later. "To me the big issue is how does the president put out coherent messages on his domestic and foreign policy when there is so much incoherence in his White House". Read More »

Will Moon and Trump hold a summit soon?


Park's removal from office triggered a May 9 presidential by-election that the liberal Moon won. Moon's election was top news on CCTV Wednesday morning, followed by detailed analyses of Moon's policies on denuclearization of North Korea, which include dialogue. Read More »