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Korean threats in phone talks with Xi, Abe


Chinese President Xi Jinping called for restraint on North Korea in a phone call with Donald Trump, who also spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as the US and Japan began joint naval drills in the region. If not, we will solve the problem without them! North Korea also detained a U.S. citizen as he tried to leave the capital Pyongyang. SEOUL-Fresh off an huge North Korean parade that revealed an arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles, rival South Korea and its allies are ... Read More »

Murder investigation launched as a boy is stabbed to death in Battersea


The as-yet-unidentified victim was reportedly chased by a gang wearing balaclavas and carrying large knives who stabbed him multiple times. He was chased by a gang wearing balaclavas and left sprawled on the bonnet of a vehicle. The Metropolitan Police's Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating the stabbing but no arrests have been made. The boy was the eighth teenager to be killed in the capital so far this year, with five stabbings and three shootings. Read More »

Terror attack in Balkh province: Afghan Defence Minister, Army chief resign

The Taliban's deadly raid Friday on a northern army base that killed or wounded more than 100 people was revenge for the deaths of two of its officials in the region, a spokesman for the group told CNN . It also came five months after a suicide bomber managed to enter the main USA military base at Bagram, near Kabul , killing four people. After a brief argument, the attackers shot and killed the two guards and sped toward the third and final checkpoint, which they hit with a ... Read More »

Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in French presidential election


The Paris prosecutor says the Champs-Elysees attacker had a note defending the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) with him when he opened fire on police officers . Trump tweeted early Friday, "Another terrorist attack in Paris ". Three of his relatives were also brought in for questioning early Friday, but police said that was a routine procedure. Read More »

France votes in presidential nailbiter

He also urged his supporters to back Macron in the runoff. The seven other candidates, including the ruling Socialist party's Benoit Hamon lagged behind in opinion polls. Le Pen, whose father Jean-Marie stunned voters by qualifying for the run-off in 2002 before losing heavily to incumbent Jacques Chirac, told voters: "You have the choice of an alternative, a true one". Read More »

French Election: A win for pollsters; good for euro


France is now steaming into unchartered territory, because whoever wins on May 7 can not count on the backing of France's political mainstream parties. The historic first-round result clearly showed the strong rejection of the ruling political class, as it was the first time since the Second World War that the traditional left and right ruling parties were both ejected from the race in the first round, reports the Guardian. Read More »

North Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held


Warbler is a University of Virginia student and Kim is a Korean-American pastor. The official said the United States would work with the Swedish Embassy on the matter, but did not provide further comment. North Korea has said it is ready to sink the Carl Vinson, and on Sunday said it would strike Australia with nuclear weapons if it remained an ally of the United States. Read More »

Libéralisation du dirham en juin — Maroc


Jouahri à Reuters ce mardi 18 avril. Egalement présent lors de la rencontre du mardi, le ministre de l'Economie et des finances, Mohamed Boussaid a rappelé que l'agenda avait fixé comme date le deuxième semestre de cette année pour ledit processus, "mais si la banque centrale a décidé autrement, cela serait opportun en raison de la forte valeur du dirham". Read More »

North Korea threatens 'all-out war'

You read (Bill) Clinton's book and he said "Oh, we made such a great peace deal" and it was a joke. Pence also declared this week that "the era of strategic patience is over", and that while the "United States of America will always seek peace but under President Trump , the shield stands guard and the sword stands ready". Read More »

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to halt Syria strikes if elected

To the dismay of many Britons who do business with Europe, she has declared, "no deal is better than a bad deal", a "bad" deal being one that may be accused of compromising Britain's sovereignty in any sense. Whatever common ground Labour people may have with them on Brexit, we can not ignore or forgive this. It seems that May and her party were woefully unprepared for a general election campaign. Read More »

Prime Minister Abe: Japan to Continue Close Cooperation With US


North Korea will celebrate the founding anniversary of the Korean People's Army (KPA) on Tuesday amid speculation that it may conduct its sixth nuclear test or launch a long-range missile. Officials in Seoul announced Monday the USS Carl Vinson is scheduled to hold a joint training exercise with South Korean naval ships. "Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a United States nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike", Rodong Sinmun, the newspaper of the North's ... Read More »

French stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron tops poll

European Union spokesman Margaritis Schinas said that "the choice was a fundamental one". Macron topped Sunday's first round with 23.9 percent of votes, slightly ahead of National Front (FN) leader Le Pen with 21.4 percent, according to near-final results from the interior ministry. Read More »

AG Jeff Sessions praises NYPD after calling city 'soft on crime'

The Justice Department is threatening to cut off NY from a grant program named after an NYPD officer slain while protecting an immigrant because of New York's "sanctuary city" status - and knocking the city for being "soft on crime". "Did DOJ really say the NYPD is soft on crime?" responded NYPD spokesman J. Peter Donald on Twitter. Felony crimes in New York City are at their lowest level in recorded history. Read More »

Trump to hold rally in Pa., skip Correspondent's Dinner

ET rally at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center on April 29. "We will be celebrating the First Amendment at the White House Correspondents' Dinner next week, and we look forward to doing just that", said Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason, president of the association. Read More »

SC 'historic' verdict hangs PM's fate in balance


The case filed by various petitioners - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief Imran Khan, Jamaat-i-Islami emir Sirajul Haq and Sheikh Rashid Ahmed - sought disqualification of Prime Minister Sharif over his alleged misstatement in his address to the nation on April 5 and his speech before the National Assembly on May 16, 2016. Read More »

Another United Airlines Passenger Threatened with Handcuffs to Give Seat Up

Mr Munoz said the company would no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbooked flights. He has promised to review the airline's passenger-removal policy. United staff "shouldn't take precedence over the people who are paying", said Christie, adding, "That's why I think that the federal Department of Transportation has to stop the overbooking rules and give them latitude and take a breath". Read More »

Changes to Australian citizenship to focus on what's important to you


Other "sample questions" provided to The Daily Telegraph include "does Australia's principle of freedom of religion mean that in some situations it is permissible to force children to marry?" and "under what circumstances is it appropriate to prohibit girls from education?" The prime minister said five million people had committed to becoming Australian citizens since 1949, helping to secure and enrich the nation . Read More »

Could The U.K.'s Snap Election Signal A Softer Brexit Stance?

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the result of the country's upcoming national election is "not certain" despite the fact that polls suggest her Conservative Party is heading for a landslide victory. Labour doesn't support a second referendum on Britain's relationship with the European Union, a spokesperson for Jeremy Corbyn said this afternoon. Read More »

Korea detains United States citizen; 3rd American being held

North Korea detained a USA citizen for unknown reasons as he was planning to fly out of Pyongyang International Airport on Saturday morning. "The cause of his arrest is not known but some officials at PUST told me his arrest was not related to his work at PUST". Read More »

Long road back for veteran Ibrahimovic, admits United boss Mourinho

Speaking after the game, Mourinho said: "We cry because we have two important injuries in two incredible guys". If he can not play Thursday, he can not play Thursday and we play another one. "Marcos was probably in the best moment of his career". "If they have a insane mentality like I have, they would (play on Thursday)". Anthony Martial has endured a challenging second season at Manchester United, as he struggles to win over Jose Mourinho. Read More »