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Rex Tillerson vows 'peaceful pressure campaign' against North Korea Rex Tillerson vows 'peaceful pressure campaign' against North Korea
- September 21, 2017

In an interview that aired Sunday with CNN's Dana Bash on "State of the Union", Haley emphasized that Defense Secretary James Mattis has an array of options to destroy the nation of some 25 million people. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday (Sept. 17) that "our military option will be the only one left" if diplomatic efforts fail when it comes to North Korea. (more...)
United Kingdom companies ask for three-year Brexit transition arrangement United Kingdom companies ask for three-year Brexit transition arrangement
- September 21, 2017

Hoping to break the deadlock, No10 said the set piece would "update on Brexit negotiations so far" and it will "underline the Government's wish for a deep and special partnership with the European Union once the United Kingdom leaves the EU". (more...)
Military options against N.Korea effective, overwhelming Military options against N.Korea effective, overwhelming
- September 21, 2017

Defiant North Korea has fired 22 missiles during 15 tests since February, despite worldwide calls for the country to stop its weapon operations. "Now we can say it is a new day at the United Nations, what are you now seeing is the Israel bashing has become more balanced". (more...)
President Duterte: 'Kill my son if drug rumours are true' President Duterte: 'Kill my son if drug rumours are true'
- September 21, 2017

Duterte unleashed his bloody campaign the day he took office on June 30 a year ago, after promising Filipinos he would use deadly force to wipe out crime and drugs. Duterte's aides have cautioned journalists not to believe everything the president says, sometimes describing his comments as "merely rhetoric" or "hyperbole". (more...)
Kejriwal to meet Kamal Haasan today, AAP likely to offer its platform Kejriwal to meet Kamal Haasan today, AAP likely to offer its platform
- September 21, 2017

The two will have "political discussions" at Haasan's plush residence amid indications the veteran actor may join politics soon. "Arvind is going to Chennai only for this meeting, so they do have some plans", the website quoted the source has telling. (more...)
Le Pen's deputy quits party as National Front crisis rumbles on Le Pen's deputy quits party as National Front crisis rumbles on
- September 21, 2017

The former vice president of the anti-immigrant, euroskeptic party told broadcaster France 2: "I was told I was the vice president of effectively nothing". Returning to the controversy of the last few days, Florian Philippot said: "I saw the mayonnaise rise". But in reality the rift between the man, who had led the rebranding of the National Front from an extremist party into a populist, anti-establishment movement, dates back to the presidential election. (more...)
Three civilians killed in blast in occupied Kashmir Three civilians killed in blast in occupied Kashmir
- September 21, 2017

The injured have been admitted to Sub-district Hospital Tral, Greater Kashmir reported. Meanwhile, Indian forces' personnel also launched door-to-door searches in Banihal town after the killing of an Indian soldier and injuring of several others including an officer in an attack near Jawahar tunnel in Banihal, last night. (more...)
Seoul To Separate Aid To N Korea From Political Situations Seoul To Separate Aid To N Korea From Political Situations
- September 21, 2017

The South Korean Ministry of Unification (MOU) said on Friday that new United Nations sanctions have increased the need for Seoul to send humanitarian aid to the North. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha made the remark in a meeting held on Tuesday with Anthony Lake, executive director of the UN International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly underway in NY. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi says Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru, Ambedkar were NRIs who changed India Rahul Gandhi says Mahatma Gandhi, Nehru, Ambedkar were NRIs who changed India
- September 21, 2017

He said that for thousands of years India had peace and harmony, and it is being challenged now. "Every single one of them went to the outside world, saw it, returned back and used the ideas to transform India", he said. Verghese Kurien, the father of the White Revolution in India, was also once an NRI, he pointed out. (more...)
Strong magnitude 6.4 quake hits Vanuatu Strong magnitude 6.4 quake hits Vanuatu
- September 21, 2017

Initial fears of a tsunami threat across the Pacific region were squashed after it was revealed the natural disaster struck at a depth of 200 kilometres. A spokeswoman for Vanuatu's National Disaster Management Office said there were no immediate reports of damage. Mexico is reeling from a magnitude-7.1 quake that collapsed buildings and killed at least 225 people. (more...)
Pakistan PM Threatens India, Says We Have Short-Range Nuclear Missiles Pakistan PM Threatens India, Says We Have Short-Range Nuclear Missiles
- September 21, 2017

PM Abbasi also expressed Pakistan's concerns regarding the new USA policy for South Asia. Speaking to Geo News, Abbasi said: "Pakistan has made clear its national policy to America". Prime Minister Abbasi will address the UNGA on September 21 (today). In return, PM Abbasi assured the Iranian President that Pakistan has a strong commitment - rooted in common history, culture and people to people ties - towards strengthening relations with Iran. (more...)
South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump "barking dog"
- September 21, 2017

The bellicose speech came after months of escalating tensions over advances in the rogue weapons programme operated by Pyongyang, which has defied tough sanctions to launch its sixth and largest nuclear test and to fire a series of missiles over Japan. (more...)
Simon Marks Primary School marks Rosh Hashanah with special assembly Simon Marks Primary School marks Rosh Hashanah with special assembly
- September 21, 2017

Yaakov Finkelstein, Consul General of Israel in Mumbai, said, "The Rosh Hashanah symbolises a new beginning". It starts the ten days of repentence which ends with Yom Kippur, which is a week from Friday. "I would like to wish Jews in India and across the globe a very happy new year". Keeping up with the tradition, Jews in the city both local (Bene Israel and Bagdadi) as well as Jewish expatriates will aim to visit the synagogue on the first and second day of the new year listen to the sounds ... (more...)
President Trump addressed UN General Assembly for first time President Trump addressed UN General Assembly for first time
- September 21, 2017

But today global anxieties about nuclear weapons are at the highest level since the end of the Cold War", U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres said in his first state-of-the-world report since taking the helm of the organization. He said Tehran can not be allowed to continue developing its "dangerous missiles". Reprising a campaign slogan, Trump said "The main message is 'make the United Nations great.' Not again. (more...)
Moon Says Disagreements with US Cannot Shake Alliance Moon Says Disagreements with US Cannot Shake Alliance
- September 21, 2017

The US said it conducted the new military exercise with the South in response to the North's recent missile and nuclear tests, said the source. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday his country will work to set an example of economic democracy for the rest of the world, saying his election, following the peaceful ouster of his predecessor, may have set such an example for political democracy. (more...)
China says United States should stop issuing threats to North Korea China says United States should stop issuing threats to North Korea
- September 21, 2017

And Trump tweets that he's asked Moon about "Rocket Man" - an apparent reference to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon). "We said we needed to get value for our dollar, and what we're finding is that the worldwide community is right there with us in support of reform", the ambassador added. (more...)
Road rage: man killed for objecting to smoking Road rage: man killed for objecting to smoking
- September 21, 2017

At around 1 pm, they stopped at a food joint near Safdarjung hospital's casualty ward. The accused, identified as Rohit Krishna Mahanta, was arrested this evening from the Apollo hospital. Maninder said that Mahanta had rammed the bike from behind at great speed, dragging the two-wheeler for a distance before crashing into an Ola cab and a rickshaw. (more...)
Russian Federation can play larger role in influencing North Korea Russian Federation can play larger role in influencing North Korea
- September 21, 2017

The unification ministry will provide USD$4.5 million to the World Food Program (WFP) for projects providing nutrition-enhancing foods for children in daycare facilities and pediatric wards, as well as for pregnant women. "There's no way we can control them (the goods)", he said. The nexus between Russian Federation and North Korea seems to be underestimated. Realmeter, a South Korean polling organization, said on Thursday Moon's approval rating stood at 65.7 percent, weakening for a fourth ... (more...)
Trump Warns of Total Destruction for N. Korea at UN Trump Warns of Total Destruction for N. Korea at UN
- September 21, 2017

President Donald Trump likes nicknames and Elton John . US Secretary of Defense James Mattis played down the threat of North Korea's recent missile launches. Washington could not abide by an agreement "if it provides cover for the eventual construction of a nuclear program ", Mr Trump said. The United States has urged China, North Korea's main ally and trading partner, and Russian Federation to do more to rein in the despot. (more...)
Nikki Haley to North Korea: 'No problem' letting Mattis deal with you Nikki Haley to North Korea: 'No problem' letting Mattis deal with you
- September 21, 2017

But the view that countries have a say in how each other behaves is also antithetical to Trump's "America First" worldview. North Korea's ambassador and another top diplomat left the General Assembly chamber before he spoke to boycott his speech, leaving behind two empty chairs. (more...)
SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider information SEC says hackers may have traded using stolen insider information
- September 21, 2017

The hackers took advantage of a software vulnerability in the SEC's EDGAR system, a vast database that holds all the documents publicly traded companies have to file with the regulator. The statement is part of an ongoing assessment of the SEC's cybersecurity risk profile that Chairman Clayton initiated upon taking office in May. (more...)
Irish PM set to meet Guy Verhofstadt in Dublin Irish PM set to meet Guy Verhofstadt in Dublin
- September 21, 2017

ARCH-EUROCRAT Guy Verhofstadt today called for Northern Ireland to STAY in the EU single market after Brexit as he flew in to the United Kingdom for talks about the Irish border. "We all know this unique solution [to Northern Ireland] has to be proposed by the United Kingdom side, because the problem is a effect of the decision of the U.K.to leave the European Union", Verhofstadt told Irish broadcaster RTÉ during a two-day visit to both sides of the Irish border. (more...)
$338M Powerball victor busted for child sex assault $338M Powerball victor busted for child sex assault
- September 21, 2017

He lived in Passaic, New Jersey at the time. The Powerball victor, who was charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and child endangerment, was ordered held pending a detention hearing Wednesday in Central Judicial Processing Court in Paterson. (more...)
Trump Didn't Hold Back Against North Korea During His UN Speech Trump Didn't Hold Back Against North Korea During His UN Speech
- September 21, 2017

Pressed on what that decision might be he said, "I will let you know". During a speech earlier to the General Assembly, Rouhani warned the audience that "the Islamic Republic of Iran will not be the first country to violate the agreement". (more...)
Firing in SSB camp in J&K, one jawan killed, another injured Firing in SSB camp in J&K, one jawan killed, another injured
- September 21, 2017

Officials said the incident was reported at around 7:10 pm outside the base cap of Navayuga Engineering, a construction company that is implementing a tunnel project. "Right now I can't say whether it was a militant attack". SSP Ramban Mohan Singh said two men of SSB were out for patrolling at Banihal and sustained bullet injuries. (more...)

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