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South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea South Korea's Moon says he and Putin share understanding on North Korea
- September 11, 2017

He said the United Nations should take "necessary measures", but added that sanctions and pressure should spur negotiation between the sides towards the goal of a peaceful solution on the Korean peninsula. "Russia exports very little amount of petroleum to the north which is about 40,000 tons a year". Russian Federation and China both share a border with North Korea. (more...)
Tutu implores 'beloved sister' Daw Suu to end violence in Rakhine Tutu implores 'beloved sister' Daw Suu to end violence in Rakhine
- September 11, 2017

Ms Suu Kyi was awarded the prize in 1991 while under house arrest at the hands of Myanmar's military junta, from which she was released in 2010. Accusing Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar's of disgracing noble prize, AIP chief and MLA Lagate Er Rasheed Thursday ridiculed her claim that "Myanmar is facing the same situation what India is facing in Kashmir". (more...)
Newly unearthed ancient tomb with mummies unveiled in Egypt Newly unearthed ancient tomb with mummies unveiled in Egypt
- September 10, 2017

The discovery was made in the southern city of Luxor. The event was attended by Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany, Luxor's governor, a number of Egyptian officials, foreign diplomats as well as local and global archaeologists. (more...)
Mexico natural disaster toll rises to 61, search and rescue ops underway Mexico natural disaster toll rises to 61, search and rescue ops underway
- September 10, 2017

The natural disaster of magnitude 8.1 quake, which was felt as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City, was also registered off Mexico's southern coast just as heavy rains from Hurricane Katia lashed the east. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported waves of 3.3 feet (1 meter) above the tide level off Salina Cruz, Mexico. Scientists were still reviewing data, but a preliminary analysis indicated the quake was triggered by the sudden breaking or bending of the Cocos plate, which dives ... (more...)
OIC to hold special session in Astana over Rohingya crisis OIC to hold special session in Astana over Rohingya crisis
- September 10, 2017

The Rohingya have always been subjected to discrimination in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, which denies them citizenship. The IRGC further said "the displacement of over 100,000 people and the carnage of at least 400 oppressed and defenseless Myanmar Muslims have sparked the outrage of the Muslim world and increased the responsibility of the Myanmar government in the face of this tragic incident". (more...)
Backed forces kick off offensive against ISIS in Syrian city Backed forces kick off offensive against ISIS in Syrian city
- September 10, 2017

Russia's Defense Ministry said the strike was carried out in eastern Syria after an intelligence report showed top Islamic State commanders were meeting at a secret underground command post . The Russian announcement comes a day after the US-led coalition, who are also attacking IS from the skies over Syria, announced they had "removed" senior members of the group from the battlefield. (more...)
What has happened to Aung San Suu Kyi? What has happened to Aung San Suu Kyi?
- September 10, 2017

More than 125,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled west toward Bangladesh following the worst wave of violence in Rakhine since communal conflict broke out in the region in 2012. The Burmese army is letting few outsiders into the northern part of Rakhine state, near the border with Bangladesh, so it is hard to be certain about the scale of the atrocities. (more...)
Hurricane Irma shifts, target is now Tampa, Florida Hurricane Irma shifts, target is now Tampa, Florida
- September 10, 2017

Category 5 is the NHC's most powerful designation. What's next: Hurricane Jose is following in Irma's path. While major buildings withstood the winds, reports indicated that there were several downed power lines, toppled trees, debris, littered roads and roofs damaged. (more...)
US formally requests UN vote on North Korea sanctions US formally requests UN vote on North Korea sanctions
- September 10, 2017

Videgaray on Friday stressed that Mexico was not breaking diplomatic ties with North Korea, but that the country "wanted to send a clear message of absolute rejection" of the recent tests. China is a veto-wielding permanent member of the UN Security Council, as well as North Korea's main trading partner and source of food and fuel aid. (more...)
Gurgaon: Boy, 7, found brutally murdered in school toilet Gurgaon: Boy, 7, found brutally murdered in school toilet
- September 09, 2017

Those detained for questioning included Class IV staff like sweeper, gardner, bus driver and conductor, the police said. "As soon as the boy entered the toilet, Kumar held him. Varun Thakur, father of victim, said "It is a clear case of murder, don't know what happened but I am sure its murder". They did not take care of my son. (more...)
Congress to replace Bihar unit chief Ashok Chaudhary Congress to replace Bihar unit chief Ashok Chaudhary
- September 09, 2017

According to reliable sources, Rahul Gandhi called the senior Congress legislators to Delhi in a damage-control exercise to prevent a section of Members of legislative assembly from deserting the party. Moreover, Ashok Chaudhary also enjoys the support of Bihar CLP leader Sadanand Singh. "As I had some prior personal engagements for the day, I could not attend the meeting". (more...)
White Christians No Longer A Major Of US Population, Study Finds White Christians No Longer A Major Of US Population, Study Finds
- September 08, 2017

Researchers based this number on the church a respondent attended, not self-reported evangelicalism. According to the Washington-based Public Religion Research Institute (PRRL), Christianity is still the predominant faith in the United States, with 70 percent of Americans identifying as such, but white Christians, who once made up the lion's share of the group now only comprises 43 percent of the population. (more...)
Afghanistan: Blast at Bagram Airfield results in causalities Afghanistan: Blast at Bagram Airfield results in causalities
- September 08, 2017

Taliban Government was overthrown within few days of USA invasion. Relations deteriorated when Osama bin Laden was located in Pakistan and taken out in 2011. The essence is that, strategy is essential for a war fighting; tactics is the tool, which keeps changing, according to situation and environment. The rising insurgency in Afghanistan can not be defeated without air support from the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, who have promised to invest some $7 billion in ... (more...)
Britain's Prince George heads off for first day of school Britain's Prince George heads off for first day of school
- September 08, 2017

He said: "It went well". "It was really nice actually". George struck a confident pose as he set off with his father this morning (7 September) and it seems that his confidence carried him through the day. Whether the little prince enjoys his first day of school or remains on the shy side, odds are, as with most kids, he'll come around to school in near future. (more...)
Arrested After Missing Alexandria Teen Found Arrested After Missing Alexandria Teen Found
- September 08, 2017

Jasmine Block , 15, was reunited with her family this week after she disappeared from her Alexandria home in August, news station WCCO reported . "She's an incredible woman with a lot of strength", said Alexandria Police Chief Richard Wyffels. She managed to identify the vehicle to police. "Mr. (more...)
Let the vomiting commence: Donald Trump likes Ivanka to call him Let the vomiting commence: Donald Trump likes Ivanka to call him "Daddy"
- September 08, 2017

He continued to gush about the blonde beauty, adding, "Look at Ivanka. You have them", Trump informed the locals at his public appearance. President Donald Trump encouraged his daughter Ivanka Trump to come to the podium in North Dakota on Wednesday, September 6. (more...)
Trump agrees to Democrat deal on spending and Harvey aid Trump agrees to Democrat deal on spending and Harvey aid
- September 07, 2017

Lawmakers are facing pressing legislative priorities. A source familiar with the meeting said McConnell chose to throw in a continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded through December 15, so that the deal could all happen at once. (more...)
Dozens rally to fight closing state's only abortion clinic Dozens rally to fight closing state's only abortion clinic
- September 07, 2017

The state argued that the clinic lacked "important safeguards" necessary in protecting women's health. The only abortion clinic left in Kentucky is in Louisville. A woman having to travel to another state for an abortion is definitely an undue burden. Kentucky is among seven US states with just one clinic left. (more...)
Four more THAAD launchers ready for deployment in South Korea Four more THAAD launchers ready for deployment in South Korea
- September 07, 2017

In the call to Turnbull, Trump "reaffirmed his commitment to defending the homeland, territories, and allies of the United States, using all available diplomatic and military capabilities". Marine F-35Bs, two F-15Js, and four South Korean F-15Ks. Geng says the THAAD system would aggravate tensions on the Korean Peninsula and jeopardize the strategic and security interests of China and other countries. (more...)
Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence Indian PM says shares Myanmar's concerns over Rakhine violence
- September 07, 2017

They also called for setting up a special fund to help the Rohingya seeking refuge in Bangladesh, suspending diplomatic relations with Myanmar, boycotting Myanmarese goods, and to contact the OIC and the United Nations to find an immediate solution to the problem. (more...)