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Author: 0 N. Korea Unveils 'Satellite Photos' of THAAD in S

Xi told Moon that China has always upheld the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and that the nuclear issue should be resolved through talks, which are in everyone's interests, according to the state television report. The new president wants to increase contacts with North Korea , while continuing to pressure its government. Mr Moon assumed presidential duties early in the morning after the national election commission finished counting Tuesday's votes and declared him victor of the ...

Author: 0 USA to renew sanctions waivers on Iran Wednesday

Iran criticised a fresh round of USA sanctions imposed on its missile programme on Thursday, warning they would undermine the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. This could in turn limit the growth of North Korean missile capabilities while providing new reassurance to Iran's other adversaries, including Saudi Arabia.

Global Media Rape inquiry dropped, WikiLeaks' Assange remains in embassy
Author: 0 Rape inquiry dropped, WikiLeaks' Assange remains in embassy

Assange believes the United States wants him extradited and arrested in connection with WikiLeaks' publication of classified US documents. "Chief prosecutor Marianne Ny has today made a decision to discontinue the preliminary investigation regarding suspected rape concerning Julian Assange", the statement said.

Author: 0 President Trump slams special counsel appointment in Russian Federation investigation as 'witch hunt'

But that's a minor point beside the obvious fact that Donald Trump's response to the appointment of a special counsel isn't any more "measured" than his response to anything else that isn't direct Trump-praise. Trump tweeted earlier Thursday, adding no special counsel was ever appointed for "all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration".

Global Media Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe
Author: 0 Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

The draft is expected to be approved by the SPD's party leadership next week and is likely to be adopted at a party congress on June 25. During Macron's first foreign visit since his inauguration Sunday, he told Merkel that he was " happy " to work together with Germany "on a common roadmap for the European Union and the eurozone ".

Global Media Danny DeVito urges voters to put their trust in Jeremy Corbyn
Author: 0 Danny DeVito urges voters to put their trust in Jeremy Corbyn

One of the world's best-loved film stars has endorsed the Labour leader in the United Kingdom general election. "In particular Labour will ensure there is no return to a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and that there is no change in the status or sovereignty of Gibraltar", the partY said in the manifesto.

Global Media Massive cat set to break a Guinness World Record
Author: 0 Massive cat set to break a Guinness World Record

But he soon started to grow. Three-year-old Omar , meanwhile, is fed a diet of human-grade kangaroo meat by his Aussie owners. Attention around Omar began when his Melbourne owner Stephy Hirst uploaded a picture of the massive moggie to the exceptionally popular 'cats of instagram' account which, unsurprisingly, is dedicated to all things feline and has a whopping 8 million followers.

Global Media Macron to unveil first French government
Author: 0 Macron to unveil first French government

In 2014, Le Drian wrote in a statement that France "requests that Israel" minimize any harm to civilians in its attacks on Hamas. The 52-year-old German-speaker is a prominent pro-Europe politician and was elected a member of the European parliament in 2009.

Global Media 3 fall from Ferris wheel in Washington
Author: 0 3 fall from Ferris wheel in Washington

A cart they were riding in flipped upside down which caused them to fly into the air and land on the metal flooring below the Ferris wheel, authorities say. "The others may have landed on her", Beezley said. Talking to one Rhody organizer who had been attending Rhody Festivals for 40 years, Beezley said, "She couldn't remember another incident like this".

Author: 0 Voters face straightforward choice between SNP and Tories - Nicola Sturgeon

Former council leader Frank McAveety held on to his seat in Shettleston but two other Labour seats were lost to SNP candidates Laura Doherty and Michelle Ferns and 20-year-old Conservative Thomas Kerr. "There are 77 members of North Lanarkshire council, the SNP have 33, so numerically they are not in a position to form an administration so I will meet with senior colleagues, we'll sit down and look at the all the options while ruling nothing in and nothing out".

Global Media Syria talks on constitutional issues begin
Author: 0 Syria talks on constitutional issues begin

Syrian opposition delegation leader Nasr al-Hariri said it was not possible to reach a political solution or to fight terrorism as long as Iran and its militias remained in Syria, and reiterated the opposition's demand to remove President Bashar al-Assad.

Global Media North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to kill leader Kim Jong
Author: 0 North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to kill leader Kim Jong

It's all caused North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency to label U.S. President Donald Trump as a "warmonger" and threaten a nuclear war. President Trump has warned of "major, major conflict " with North Korea. When 13 North Korea restaurant workers in China defected to the South a year ago, Pyongyang claimed that South Korean spies kidnapped the workers.

Global Media Three years on, Modi remains people's PM but key issues remain unaddressed
Author: 0 Three years on, Modi remains people's PM but key issues remain unaddressed

Almost half of the people (49 per cent) said that corruption had not reduced since demonetisation and 51 per cent of people believe that demonetisation was a decision in right direction. At the same time, the survey finds that if last year 34% citizens approved of the way India handled Pakistan, this number jumped nearly 2-folds to 64% this year due to, to quote from the report, "the strict measure taken by the government in the last 1 year".

Author: 0 Trump decries 'witch-hunt' after special counsel picked for probe

In August, Trump said to an enthusiastic crowd that a special prosecutor must take over the investigation into his Democratic rival's emails. But here's the thing. What was the president's rationale? At a joint White House news conference with the President of Colombia, the President also had especially tough words for former Director James Comey , whom he fired just over a week ago, saying Comey was not the right person to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Author: 0 Trump denies telling Comey to back off Flynn investigation

The president's comments come as he deals with backlash from firing Comey last week and subsequent reports that raised questions about whether he might have tried to interfere with an investigation. That move, along with several after it, however, appears to have done the opposite. Reporters pressed the Colombian president to comment on Trump's " America First " policy and the proposed southern border wall, but Santos sidestepped controversy by praising cooperation with the USA in ending the ...

Author: 0 Sweden drops Julian Assange rape investigation

Long added: "This has gone on long enough". Samuelsson also said that the decision meant Assange "is free to leave the embassy whenever he wants", though he later told the TT news agency that he did not know when Assange might leave. But it adds that Assange is now wanted for a "much less serious offence" than the original sex crimes claims, and police "will provide a level of resourcing which is proportionate to that offence".

Author: 0 Young, Untested New French Leader Faces Massive Economic, Social Crises

Commentators were already focused on Macron's next battle as part of his planned "revolution" of French politics: parliamentary elections on June 11 and 18. Macron's foreign policy is expected to largely follow the course set by Hollande, a Socialist under whom Macron served as economy minister from 2014-16.

Global Media IS fighters attack government-held areas in central Syria
Author: 0 IS fighters attack government-held areas in central Syria

IS is on the defensive across most of the territory it still holds in Syria, with an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters pressing towards its most important bastion, Raqa in the north. commandos have been training and advising local forces fighting IS. "They were brought with all forms of deformations but majority appear to have died as a result of gunfire", he told the AP news agency.