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Author: 0 First N Korea-Russia Ferry Service Opens Despite UN Sanctions

The trip marked the beginning of a once-weekly regular cargo-passenger service, according to TASS. Khmel said the vessel will make the return journey on May 19. One of them showed reporters a photograph on her smartphone she said had been taken on board. Until now transport connections between Russian Federation and North Korea were only possible by the air (two flights per week between Vladivostok and Pyongyang performed by Air Koryo) and by railways via the Hasan station.

Global Media Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors
Author: 0 Cavaliers take 3-0 series lead over Raptors

Lowry was injured Wednesday when teammate Norman Powell fell on him, Powell pushed down by the Cavs' Tristan Thompson , 27 seconds into the second half of the Cavs' 125-103 victory at Quicken Loans Arena. Kyle Lowry is doubtful for Sunday's win-or-go-home game. They can do that here in Sunday's Game 4 . After a dunk by Rockets forward Trevor Ariza that cut the deficit to 76-72 with 7:50 left, Aldridge and Leonard combined to score the next 12 points for the Spurs.

Global Media China invokes Panchsheel to discuss CPEC
Author: 0 China invokes Panchsheel to discuss CPEC

Sri Lanka, which attended the recently concluded Belt and Road Forum in China, has backed India's concern over the Kashmir issue saying it is hard for New Delhi to accept the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as it goes through the "heart of Indian interests", the Economic Times reported on Wednesday.

Author: 0 White House struggles to answer GOP questions on Capitol Hill

Trump went on to tweet that, as president, he had the "absolute right" to declassify and share any such information related to terrorism with Russian Federation. It also reported that, in response to the "spontaneous" sharing of the sensitive intelligence, administration officials immediately contacted the CIA and NSA in damage control, fearing that Trump's actions could place Israel's source in danger.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions wants all those prisons full

The Sessions memo orders federal prosecutors to charge defendants with the most serious possible offense-which would carry the longest prison sentence. The latest memo issued by the Attorney General is also set to impact the nation's incarceration rate. During remarks at the Sergeants Benevolent Association Awards presentation in New York City on Friday , Sessions said his new approach is simply the "right and moral thing to do", noting upticks in violent crime in several cities across the ...

Global Media Sixth round of UN-brokered Syria peace talks resume in Geneva
Author: 0 Sixth round of UN-brokered Syria peace talks resume in Geneva

U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters Tuesday that the United Nations can not independently verify US reports of a crematorium in the Saydnaya military prison, where the USA says the bodies of those executed are burned. Syria denied the allegations. The negotiations set to run to the weekend are the latest effort to end a war that has killed more than 320,000 people and displaced millions.

Author: 0 Israel was source of intel Trump gave to Russians, say officials

Sergey Kislyak. The development comes after a tumultuous 24 hours in Washington following reports that the USA president shared classified information with the Russian foreign minister during a meeting in the Oval Office last week. A former intelligence official says that if another country had done the same thing to the USA, it would send the message that whoever revealed the information "can't be trusted".

Global Media New South Korean leader to go to White House summit in June
Author: 0 New South Korean leader to go to White House summit in June

The election of South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, has given fresh hope of a thawing in relations with China, which have recently been strained due to the deployment of a controversial missile defense system in South Korea. Yoon said Chung and Pottinger reaffirmed that Pyongyang's denuclearization is the ultimate goal of their countries, and that all options, including sanctions and dialogue, should be considered.

Global Media US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region
Author: 0 US spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

Trump is reportedly planning to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City. In an unprecedented move on Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu published meeting notes from his visit with Trump at the White House in February, in order to affirm that he tried to convince Trump to relocate the U.S.

Author: 0 With You We Have Hope: Palestinian President Tells Trump

Trump added that an agreement can not be imposed on the two sides by any foreign country, including the United States , and would have to be negotiated directly between them. According to the Palestinian president, he presented Trump with his position on a number of global issues and emphasized the Palestinian leadership's aspiration for a settlement based on the two-state solution.

Author: 0 ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in raid

Last month, a Pentagon spokesman said Hasib had probably been killed during a raid by US and Afghan special forces in Nangarhar, during which two US Army Rangers were killed. It also underscores the widening military attention on Nangahar, where the us military on April 13 dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb on a complex of caves and tunnels used by the Islamic State, reportedly killing 36 militants.

Global Media Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds
Author: 0 Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

Prior to the commitment of direct American support to the SDF, the Kurdish-led forces suspended their offensive in the 15 days following surprise Turkish airstrikes on Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq. The capture of Tabqa seven weeks after the launch of the SDF offensive, with help from the USA -led coalition, sets the stage for an advance on Raqqa, the de-facto capital of the extremists' self-styled caliphate, some 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the east.

Global Media Palestine President to come on 4-day India visit
Author: 0 Palestine President to come on 4-day India visit

Mr. Mahmoud Abbas , President of the State of Palestine arrives in Delhi", External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted. On Tuesday, President Abbas will be given a ceremonial guard of honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan followed by wreath laying by him at Mahatma Gandhi's Samadhi, Raj Ghat.

Global Media TMC wins 4 civic bodies, GJM captures 3 in the hills
Author: 0 TMC wins 4 civic bodies, GJM captures 3 in the hills

Although the GJM manged to retain three civic bodies in the hills, the TMC put up a creditable performance by winning six of the nine seats in Mirik. The Bimal Gurung-led party - that fought elections with slogans of Gorkhaland vs Bengal- secured 31 of 32 wards in Darjeeling, 17 of 20 wards in Kurseong and 18 of 23 wards in Kalimpong district.

Global Media United Nations vows sanctions over new NKorea missile test
Author: 0 United Nations vows sanctions over new NKorea missile test

The Council demanded North Korea conduct no further nuclear and ballistic missile tests, adding it was ready to impose new and tougher sanctions on the regime. Council diplomats say the U.S. and China, the North's closest ally, have been working on a new sanctions resolution. "It is considered an IRBM [intermediate range ballistic missile] of enhanced caliber compared to Musudan missiles that have continually failed", Han said while also stating Sunday's test was "successful in flight".

Author: 0 New South Korean president will visit US next month

The announcement came days after North Korea successfully tested a powerful new missile that analysts believe could reach Alaska when perfected. Trump and Moon will likely discuss their close cooperation over North Korea. Pottinger later told reporters that the countries reaffirmed "desires to get the two leaders together quickly" following a telephone conversation last week that Trump used to invite Moon to the White House.