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North Korea defiant after new sanctions, rejects talks North Korea defiant after new sanctions, rejects talks
- August 08, 2017

South Korea's Kang Kyung-wha asked the North to swiftly respond to the South's proposals to improve ties with North Korea , the official said of the meeting. Singapore's foreign minister, Vivian Balakrishnan, said on Sunday it was premature to conclude the outcome of the negotiations, but added: "Surely when we move into the COC, it has got to have some additional or significant legal effect". (more...)
On Vacation, Donald Trump Thunders Against Fake News On Vacation, Donald Trump Thunders Against Fake News
- August 08, 2017

Donald Trump kicked off his campaign for president [VIDEO ] back in the summer of 2015 and did so in controversial fashion. It followed a poll by Quinnipiac University showing his overall approval rating down to a new low of 33 per cent, from 40 per cent on June 29. (more...)
Jennifer Rubin: Mueller's grand juries are a key milestone in Trump investigations Jennifer Rubin: Mueller's grand juries are a key milestone in Trump investigations
- August 08, 2017

But, in high-profile cases, like the Russian Federation connection to the Trump presidency, proving wrongdoing beyond a reasonable doubt through a trial or a negotiated guilty plea usually proves much more hard. It may be significant, that while his remarks about the Russian Federation probe on Thursday night were scathing and scornful, they did not specifically focus on Mueller himself. (more...)
New Orleans dries out following torrential rain New Orleans dries out following torrential rain
- August 08, 2017

The council meeting, held at City Hall, is open to the public. There are 121 pumps throughout the city and 24 different stations. "The city said all pumping stations were up and running and yet many of us flooded", mayoral candidate Michael Bagneris said in a news release Sunday. (more...)
Malia Obama Seen Rocking Out At Lollapalooza Malia Obama Seen Rocking Out At Lollapalooza
- August 08, 2017

Last year, Malia was at the center of a drug scandal after she reportedly smoked a joint at the same event. She helps her friend up. We're told she was with her friends backstage for most of the set, but came out to the general area to dance later. (more...)
Kenyan People Should Work for Peaceful, Credible Election - Obama Kenyan People Should Work for Peaceful, Credible Election - Obama
- August 08, 2017

Odinga, 72, is also the son of a leader of the independence struggle and has cast himself as a champion of the poor and a harsh critic of endemic corruption in many state institutions. New constitution devolves power and money to 47 newly created counties, spreading opportunities for political patronage and removing the winner-takes-all trigger for violence in the next presidential election. (more...)
Jordan's king on rare visit to Ramallah: Palestinians Jordan's king on rare visit to Ramallah: Palestinians
- August 08, 2017

Jordan's king and the Palestinian Authority president held a short meeting in the West Bank on Monday, a move seen by some observers as an act of unity during a time of heightened tension with Israel. Abbas suspended security ties with Israel over the crisis. The decision sparked Israeli anger, with accusations he was encouraging violence. A former Israeli ambassador to Jordan said that "Israel is now paying the price of the childish and provocative behavior that Netanyahu did when he ... (more...)
Return son visits mother in Mumbai, finds her skeleton in bedroom Return son visits mother in Mumbai, finds her skeleton in bedroom
- August 08, 2017

He then summoned a key-maker and a hole was drilled in the door. Sahani told police that his last conversation with his mother was in April past year during which his mother complained about loneliness and her wish to be moved to an old age home. (more...)
China sets terms for start of talks over sea dispute China sets terms for start of talks over sea dispute
- August 08, 2017

China claims almost all of the resource-rich South China Sea that is also claimed by Asean members the Philippines , Vietnam, Malaysia, and Brunei. By readjusting its approach and attitude, and sincerely joining hands with the other ASEAN members to consolidate the positive progress made in ASEAN-China ties over the past year, Vietnam can help raise China-ASEAN relations to a new level. (more...)
Pressure on Nepal over Doklam standoff Pressure on Nepal over Doklam standoff
- August 08, 2017

The visit, announced by the foreign ministry on Monday, comes against the backdrop of a almost two-month military standoff between India and China. "For official information please refer to the statements of foreign ministry and defence ministry spokespersons", China's Defence Ministry spokesman Sr. (more...)
USA pushes Asian nations on North Korea USA pushes Asian nations on North Korea
- August 08, 2017

Further, the U.S. Defense Department has expressed caution regarding China's recent attempts to strengthen its de facto control over the Spratly and Paracel island groups in the South China Sea. "The leaders committed to fully implement all relevant resolutions and to urge the worldwide community to do so as well", the White House said. "Sanctions are needed but sanctions are not the final goal", Wang said. (more...)
DFA: ASEAN ministers agreed on legally binding sea code DFA: ASEAN ministers agreed on legally binding sea code
- August 08, 2017

Beijing claims nearly all of the South China Sea, including a cluster of islands, reefs and atolls further south called the Spratlys. Four ASEAN member states - Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam and the Philippines, have claims in the waters that compete with China's. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: For the 273rd time Alexis Sanchez is staing at Arsenal Arsene Wenger: For the 273rd time Alexis Sanchez is staing at Arsenal
- August 08, 2017

I have spoken at length about how Lacazette should be made to earn the striker position given the competition for the role. Another AS Monaco player to leave France for England, this time Manchester City. Here he speaks to Man City TV after joining the Citizens. Chelsea's bench is woefully inadequate, and Conte will struggle to influence his team from the sidelines without genuine depth in his options. (more...)
US, Australia, Japan slam Beijing for militarisation of South China Sea US, Australia, Japan slam Beijing for militarisation of South China Sea
- August 08, 2017

They urged China and the Philippines to abide by last year's global arbitration ruling, which invalidated China's claim to nearly the entire South China Sea , where more than US$3 trillion worth of sea-borne goods passes every year. The framework was finalized during the senior officials meeting in Guiyang, China, last May. Wang said that through joint efforts of China and ASEAN countries, the situation in the South China Sea has stabilized and shown positive progress. (more...)
The Moment Anthony Scaramucci Called Reince Priebus a 'F-king Paranoid Schizophrenic' The Moment Anthony Scaramucci Called Reince Priebus a 'F-king Paranoid Schizophrenic'
- August 08, 2017

According to a report Saturday in Axios that quoted sources close to President Donald Trump , Miller is not the top contender for the post , and efforts are still focusing on building a list of candidates. In a meeting with some 200 White House staffers on Friday, Kelly reportedly told the assembled that he expected them to put country first, the president second, and themselves and their priorities last. (more...)
Six TMC MLAs to switch over to BJP in Tripura Six TMC MLAs to switch over to BJP in Tripura
- August 08, 2017

Addressing a well-attended BJP rally to welcome six Trinamool Congress MLAs to the party fold, Pradhan said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a target that no household is left without LPG connection by 2019. "They are joining my party, a strengthened party in Tripura. We thought for the greatest interest of the people of state that the BJP has given a platform to fight the CPM in Tripura", he said. (more...)
ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea ASEAN overcomes communique impasse, urges non-militarisation in South China Sea
- August 08, 2017

Manila: Vietnam urged other South-East Asian nations to take a stronger stand against Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea , as a tense regional security forum began with North Korea also under fire over its nuclear programme. Beijing claims almost all of the South China Sea, despite partial counter-claims from Taiwan and Asean members like the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, and Vietnam. (more...)
Trump Says His Base Is Stronger Than Ever Trump Says His Base Is Stronger Than Ever
- August 08, 2017

But on Saturday, he tweeted this was not a vacation, and said he would be holding meetings and taking calls. The responsibilities of the office, even under Trump , are simply too great. Trump tweeted Monday that he would be heading to NY for meetings. He stayed 67 days away from the office through August 2009, mostly in Camp David (39 days) and his ranch in Texas (24 days). (more...)
Secretary of state says U.S. wants to work with Russian Federation Secretary of state says U.S. wants to work with Russian Federation
- August 08, 2017

I think an alternative to that simply does not exist", Lavrov said after what he described as "a long meeting with Rex Tillerson ". Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (sir-GAY' lahv-RAWF') says President Donald Trump's special representative for Ukraine negotiations will soon make his first trip to Moscow. (more...)
At least 26 injured as explosion in Lahore's outskirts At least 26 injured as explosion in Lahore's outskirts
- August 08, 2017

Rescue teams have shifted the injured to nearby hospitals while the area has been cordoned off by security officials. The injured were rushed to nearby Mayo Hospital, Services Hospital and Mian Munshi Hospital where an emergency has been imposed. (more...)