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South Korea's Leader Transforms Into a North Korea Hawk
- September 11, 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae In is set to visit Russia today to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek support for his pressure- with-dialogue approach towards North Korea . Basically his message boils down to: THAAD deployment at this point was the best decision the South Korean government could make considering the growing threat from North Korea to ensure safety of the Korean people and their assets. (more...)
US historian who spent decades in Afghanistan dies at 90 US historian who spent decades in Afghanistan dies at 90
- September 11, 2017

Dupree first arrived in the Afghan capital in 1962 as the wife of a USA diplomat. Several years later, she met Louis Dupree, a celebrated USA archaeologist in Afghanistan. After the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979, Dupree was forced to leave the country, but instead, she moved to a refugee camp in Peshawar in Pakistan to help Afghan refugees. (more...)
Philippe Coutinho 'available' for Liverpool against Sevilla - Jurgen Klopp Philippe Coutinho 'available' for Liverpool against Sevilla - Jurgen Klopp
- September 11, 2017

Despite his apparent return to fitness, Klopp chose to keep him out of the side against Manchester City and does not think the 25-year-old's presence would have had any bearing on the 5-0 scoreline at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. I will have the situation all the time now over the next three or four weeks. And with Sadio Mane seeing red on Saturday and facing a domestic suspension, Coutinho's return will be a timely one for the Reds. (more...)
Strategic partnership with Afghanistan article of faith for India: Sushma Strategic partnership with Afghanistan article of faith for India: Sushma
- September 11, 2017

The two countries also discussed measures for enhancing trade and investment cooperation, she said. The EAM added to improve connectivity and transit, India would be expediting development of Chahbahar Port in trilateral cooperation with Iran. (more...)
Shakib Al Hasan's Test sabbatical request accepted Shakib Al Hasan's Test sabbatical request accepted
- September 11, 2017

However, the duration of the sabbatical is shorter than the six-month period which Shakib had asked for. Former cricketer and the chairman of BCB's cricket operations team Akram Khan said, "We will take a decision once he submits the official letter". (more...)
Thousands rally in central London to protest Brexit plan Thousands rally in central London to protest Brexit plan
- September 11, 2017

Labour will vote against the legislation, arguing so-called " Henry VIII " powers in the Bill allowing ministers to alter laws without full parliamentary scrutiny amount to a "power-grab". Davis denies this, saying the bill is a "pragmatic and sensible" way to deal with the huge amount of European Union legislation that must be incorporated into British law. (more...)
UN Resolution Proposed by US Would Sanction Kim, Cut Oil Supplies UN Resolution Proposed by US Would Sanction Kim, Cut Oil Supplies
- September 11, 2017

TRADE SHUTDOWN Trump on Saturday declared on Twitter that the USA was considering "stopping all trade with any country doing business with North Korea ". Russia's initiative to involve North Korea in economic cooperation in the region by developing trilateral projects with both Seoul and Pyongyang could help defuse tensions on the Korean Peninsula, experts told Sputnik. (more...)
Teva Names Kåre Schultz as President and Chief Executive Officer Teva Names Kåre Schultz as President and Chief Executive Officer
- September 11, 2017

There has been plenty of speculation about who might take the reins at Teva , with AstraZeneca PLC CEO Pascal Soriot cited at one stage as a contender by local media. The process of replacing both executives has now begun and the company's board said the strategic direction of the company will remain unchanged. The new chief executive joins from Denmark's H. (more...)
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to visit United States, to address university students Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi to visit United States, to address university students
- September 11, 2017

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will address students at a U.S. university during his visit to the country. Earlier, there was buzz on social media that Rahul Gandhi will speak on Artificial Intelligence. Taking a leaf out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's massive rallies involving the Indian diaspora across the world in the run-up to the 2014 elections, the Indian National Overseas Congress (INOC) is hopeful that its "most beloved leader" will drum up support for the party with his ... (more...)
Irma bringing rain, high winds to Columbia area Monday Irma bringing rain, high winds to Columbia area Monday
- September 11, 2017

Here's a look at the timeline. Flash floods are possible in some outlying sections of the Midlands. HIGH WIND WATCH is in effect for ALL the Upstate/NE Georgia and southern row of mountain counties in western North Carolina all day Monday where 50+ miles per hour wind gusts are possible. (more...)
US Seeks UN Resolution For Oil Embargo, Asset Freeze On North Korea US Seeks UN Resolution For Oil Embargo, Asset Freeze On North Korea
- September 11, 2017

According to a source who accompanied Abe on the visit, the Japanese side aimed to use the personal relationship of trust developed by both leaders as leverage "to gain understanding for sanctions that go further than previous measures had, even if Putin won't support a complete ban on oil exports to North Korea ". (more...)
North Korea crisis can be solved with 'common sense' - Putin
- September 11, 2017

President Donald Trump between 10:45 p.m. and 11:25 p.m. (Seoul time) and discussed countermeasures against North Korea's sixth nuclear test in-depth", Cheong Wa Dae spokesman Park Soo-hyun said in a press release. The country is believed to export more than 500,000 tons of oil to the North annually. North Korea also sends a number of workers to Russian Federation to make incomes in foreign currency. (more...)
Putin opposes military action against North Korea Putin opposes military action against North Korea
- September 11, 2017

Up until this point, the USA has shown little interest in much of what the Russian president has had to contribute on the North Korea file. Dozens of people were injured in clashes between South Korean protesters and police Thursday as the USA military added more launchers to the high-tech missile-defence system it installed in a southern town to better cope with North Korean threats. (more...)
[Newsmaker] THAAD system deployment completed: S [Newsmaker] THAAD system deployment completed: S
- September 11, 2017

Moon also expressed regret over clashes between protesters and police that left dozens injured Thursday when the USA military added the four launchers to the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense System in rural Seongju. Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Wednesday that the North Korean nuclear crisis can not be resolved by sanctions alone, and urged the worldwide community not to push Pyongyang into a corner. (more...)
Hurricane Irma curfews: Seminole, Orange counties start at 7 pm Sunday Hurricane Irma curfews: Seminole, Orange counties start at 7 pm Sunday
- September 11, 2017

A curfew order is in effect for Taylor County from 7 p.m. Sunday until 7 a.m. tomorrow morning due to security and safety concerns. The curfew will be enforced by all city police departments, Lee County Sheriff's Office and additional law enforcement agencies. (more...)
OIC summit on science and technology opens in Astana OIC summit on science and technology opens in Astana
- September 11, 2017

He added: "(But) I would like to draw your kind attention to the need for protection of the Rohingya Muslims, deprived of all rights, including citizenship, and faced with existential threat at repeated atrocities and displacements". He will emphasise that the contributions of the member states individually, jointly or collectively to science and technology would enhance the image of the Muslims, embolden their position in the world and give them due respect in global debate and discourse ... (more...)
National Basketball Association legend Dennis Rodman wants to mediate between US, North Korea
- September 11, 2017

President Donald Trump has warned North Korea multiple times to stop or the United States would have a "massive" military response. We laugh, we sing karaoke, we do a lot of cool things together. "We ride horses, we hand out, we go skiing". U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said at an emergency council meeting earlier this week after North Korea's sixth and largest nuclear test that the Trump administration wants to put the resolution to a vote Monday. (more...)
Merkel aide criticizes hecklers in German election campaign Merkel aide criticizes hecklers in German election campaign
- September 11, 2017

German Interior Minister Thomas de Mezier, who is campaigning on Saturday, said the generous contributions of asylum seekers in Germany did not contribute to improving the situation of migrants, which he criticized. The newspaper said there were no indications thus far of surveillance of the people on the lists, or of any concrete murder plans. If Russia's actions were allowed to stand, there was a risk they would be repeated, Merkel said. (more...)
North Korea: Russian President, Putin warns of 'global catastrophe' North Korea: Russian President, Putin warns of 'global catastrophe'
- September 11, 2017

Washington and Seoul agreed to lift restrictions on South Korean missiles they'd previously agreed upon, according to the South Korean presidential office, allowing Seoul to improve its pre-emptive strike capabilities against the North. China's envoy to the UN, Liu Jieyi, reiterated a call for all sides to return to negotiations. Still, Chinese leaders worry about instability on the Korean Peninsula if Kim's regime collapses, which would eliminate a buffer between China and South Korea , a ... (more...)
Korea marks founding anniversary with adversarial words to US Korea marks founding anniversary with adversarial words to US
- September 11, 2017

But he said trying to stop goods and material flowing from China to North Korea without United Nations backing would substitute a U.S. The U.S. Mission in NY has informed the Security Council it will seek a vote Monday on a draft resolution imposing additional sanctions on the regime, following its test last weekend of what it described as a missile-mountable hydrogen bomb. (more...)
Three injured in Birmingham church stabbing Three injured in Birmingham church stabbing
- September 11, 2017

A MAN has been charged with attempted murder after three worshippers were stabbed in a packed church. Authorities say a 24-year-old man has been arrested in a fatal stabbing in Magna of a man known to the suspect. I counted seven police cars and distressed worshippers. The air ambulance landed in the vehicle park of the old Staples building. A police cordon was in place for much of the morning but has now been removed. (more...)
Teen found dead inside hotel's walk-in freezer Teen found dead inside hotel's walk-in freezer
- September 11, 2017

It says her cause of death is not yet confirmed although an autopsy has been completed. In the wake of coming back to the inn to look for Jenkins once more, her sister recorded a missing individual report with the Rosemont Police Saturday evening. (more...)
US Department of Defence responds to Irma US Department of Defence responds to Irma
- September 11, 2017

As well as delivering emergency shelter kits, rations and water, Britain's ministry of defense said troops were working on re-establishing communications on the British Virgin Islands and clearing the runway to allow further aid to reach the islands. (more...)
Prediction: Climate Profiteers Blame Irma On Warming Prediction: Climate Profiteers Blame Irma On Warming
- September 11, 2017

Even as Hurricane Harvey left Texas bruised and Hurricane Irma began lashing Florida, NASA scientists have explained in a blog how hurricanes form and what steps the USA space agency has taken to study the most violent storms on Earth. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Allegedly Funded Practice Run Of 9/11 Attack Saudi Arabia Allegedly Funded Practice Run Of 9/11 Attack
- September 11, 2017

The complaint also reportedly cites Federal Bureau of Investigation documents which say that the "students" were part of the "kingdom's network of agents in the US" who actively participated in the strike. 'When the plane was in flight, al-Qudhaeein asked where the bathroom was; one of the flight attendants pointed him to the back of the plane, ' it added. (more...)

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