• Nuclear watchdog: North Korea tremors unlikely man-made
Nuclear watchdog: North Korea tremors unlikely man-made

When asked about the new nickname for North Korea's Supreme Leader, Ri said of Trump "I feel sorry for his aides". He described Mr Trump as "mentally deranged" , adding: "After taking office, Trump has rendered the world restless through threats and blackmail against all countries in the world".

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  • Syrian Kurds vote as part of move toward federal system
Syrian Kurds vote as part of move toward federal system

Turkey, Iran and Iraq have agreed to consider countermeasures against the Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government over a planned independence referendum, Turkey's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. The Turkish parliament convened at 4pm for a debate and vote on extending a mandate that authorizes Turkish troop deployments to Iraq and Syria, and Prime ...

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  • Iran shows off new missile
Iran shows off new missile

Images of the "successful" launch were carried by broadcaster IRIB, including video from an on-board camera. Earlier in the day Iran said it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile, in defiance of warnings from Washington that it is ready to ditch a landmark nuclear deal over the issue.

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  • Russian Foreign Minister accuses Trump of 'demonizing' North Korea in United Nations speech
Russian Foreign Minister accuses Trump of 'demonizing' North Korea in United Nations speech

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said he believes an exchange of insults and threats between the United States and North Korea is "unacceptable" and both sides need to take a step back. Lavrov recalled World War II when the United States and Russian Federation fought as allies against Nazi Germany. China has always supported Somalia in p...

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  • Polls open in knife-edge New Zealand election
Polls open in knife-edge New Zealand election

New Zealand's ruling National Party has succeeded in maintaining its top position in the general election Saturday, with 58 seats, though this falls short of a simple majority. The 55-year-old English has run a more low-key campaign, highlighting his experience and the economic growth the country has enjoyed. He's promising tax cuts for most worke...

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  • North Korea Says Sanctions Will Only Speed Up Nuclear Programme
North Korea Says Sanctions Will Only Speed Up Nuclear Programme

The new set of USA sanctions on financial institutions that do business with North Korea is not targeted specifically at China , Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Thursday. time, Moon's office said. "That was a tremendous move, and we have great respect", Trump said. Asked on CNN whether the Trump administration should continue to den...

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  • Emma Stone Looks Nude In Pose With Hillary Clinton
Emma Stone Looks Nude In Pose With Hillary Clinton

In the picture, she is pointing at a little green monster, beneath the caption, "I'm bigger than my anxiety! ". She continued: "I was a very, very anxious child and I had a lot of panic attacks ". She explained: "But [Billie] was so warm and welcoming and open to all of it". "I'd curl up on the couch backstage at the Second City and [say] don...

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  • Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath
Rohingyas illegal immigrants, not refugees: Rajnath

Human rights activists today staged a demonstration against violence inflicted on Rohingya Muslims by the Myanmar government, in front of the Myanmar embassy, Lalitpur. "Anifah said as Malaysia reiterated its commitment to extend support and assist the Myanmar government to address the complex challenges in Rakhine State, the latter must al...

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  • What Can Be Done About North Korea?
What Can Be Done About North Korea?

Gabriel said that requires direct negotiations with North Korea and argued that the U.S., China and Russian Federation should participate. "The government is sternly responding to North Korea's provocations with pressure and sanctions", Baik pointed out.

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  • Mamata won't allow? Now, wants police permission for idol immersion on Muharram
Mamata won't allow? Now, wants police permission for idol immersion on Muharram

City Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, who was also present at the press conference, said that around 2,600 pujas would be held in the city and no organiser has applied for permission for immersion on the day of "Ekadashi" on October 1 which coincides with Muharram .

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  • First refugees to leave for the United States
First refugees to leave for the United States

Three refugees from the African country of Sudan, now on Manus Island, have been accepted for resettlement in the United States. The first group of refugees being held at Australian offshore detention centers on Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus Island will leave for the United States in the "coming weeks", the Australian government has confirme...

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  • United States weighs whether to stay in Iran nuclear deal
United States weighs whether to stay in Iran nuclear deal

He noted that while there are differences of opinions within the USA administration on a possible withdrawal, Trump appeared to agree with him that " the agreement must either be changed or scrapped ." . CHANG: OK, so President Trump called this deal an embarrassment , and he's signaling he might walk away from it. Iran's president, Hassan Rouhan...

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  • Fighting Breaks Out at Turkish President's Speech in NY
Fighting Breaks Out at Turkish President's Speech in NY

It was unclear if the suit-clad men escorting the protesters were hired security or of members Erdogan's personal detail. His security team was seen beating up protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C. Video published by VOA Turkish appeared to show Erdogan watching a violent clash between Turkish security officials ...

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  • Iran nuclear deal: What is it?
Iran nuclear deal: What is it?

The sunset provisions simply is not a sensible way forward. Trump has said repeatedly that he is inclined not to certify Iranian compliance after having twice found it compliant at earlier deadlines. President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed "we really have a chance" to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Then he went on t...

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  • N.Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump 'deranged'
N.Korea may consider H-bomb test in Pacific, Kim calls Trump 'deranged'

While lecturing Trump to be more prudent in selecting words when making a speech, Kim said he can not avoid thinking that the US president is "unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country". President Donald Trump announced an expansion of sanctions on North Korea Thursday and praised China for taking action to limit financial...

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  • CT notified Russians scanned election system
CT notified Russians scanned election system

Secretary of State Kim Wyman said in a statement that the Department of Homeland security informed her office Friday of the attempted breach, which state officials had already been aware of. The disclosures to states come as a special counsel probes whether there was any coordination during the 2016 campaign between Russian Federation and associate...

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  • Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Sues New England Patriots, NFL
Aaron Hernandez's Fiancee Sues New England Patriots, NFL

Former Patriots tight end and convicted murderer Aaron Hernandez had "severe" CTE when he committed suicide in a MA prison, Boston University announced Thursday . When contacted by Fox News, Patriots spokesman Stacey James said he did not anticipate the team would comment on the lawsuit. His name had also come up in an investigation into a s...

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  • The world's richest woman dies
The world's richest woman dies

Bettencourt passed away in the early hours of Thursday after suffering from dementia at her old age. This yeas, Forbes magazine estimated her fortune to be worth $49 billion. Both her father and her husband Andre Bettencourt were accused of being ardent Nazi collaborators during World War II. With L'Oreal chief executive Jean-Paul Agon in 201...

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  • Protesters try to block Rohingya aid
Protesters try to block Rohingya aid

The United Nations says more than 420,000 Rohingya have fled for safety to Bangladesh in the face of an army campaign that includes the burning of villages and rape. Rohingya, who are predominantly Muslim, are reviled by many in Buddhist-majority Myanmar. The violence in Myanmar has occurred just across the border in Rakhine state, where police...

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  • Nations sign nuclear weapons ban treaty
Nations sign nuclear weapons ban treaty

The agreement was signed on Wednesday in NY by more than 50 United Nations member states, but several nuclear powers, including the US, UK and France, boycotted the signing ceremony. He cited as an example "the Treaty of Tlatelolco, which in 1968 declared Latin America an area free of nuclear weapons". During Thursday's ceremony, new signatories ...

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