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British PM Won't Appear In TV Debate Before June Vote

A victory would give Ms May a powerful mandate extending until 2022, long enough to cover the Brexit negotiations plus a possible transition period into new trading arrangements with the European Union - a prospect that has strengthened the pound.


US Vice President holds talks with Japan's PM about Pyongyang

US Vice President holds talks with Japan's PM about Pyongyang

Vice-President Mike Pence has warned North Korea not to test United States military might by pursuing its nuclear weapons programme, citing recent strikes in Syria and Afghanistan as proof of American "strength and resolve". White House spokesman Sean Spicer said China had taken some "very helpful" steps, although it remained to be seen how effective these would be. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters he hopes "there will be no unilateral actions like those ...



AIADMK symbol row: Dinakaran served notice by Delhi Police

An influential section of Sasikala loyalists led by Palaniswami late last night made the dramatic announcement to keep away the General Secretary and Deputy General Secretary Dhinakaran from the party and affairs of government, saying people and party workers were against them.



Russian Federation vetoes, China abstains action against Syria chemical attack

He said working groups would be established to improve U.S. Tillerson's trip to Moscow represented the highest-level contact between the US and Russian Federation since Trump took office in January. Meanwhile, Mr Trump has also declared North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is "no longer obsolete" - and has said he is committed to the military alliance.


North Korea showcases new missiles in parade

North Korea showcases new missiles in parade

An official from South Korea's Defence Ministry could not immediately confirm whether any of the rockets paraded represented a new type of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM), the Associated Press reported. China is seeking Russia's help to cool tensions. If not, we will solve the problem without them! "We call on all parties to refrain from provoking and threatening each other, whether in words or actions, and not let the situation get to an irreversible and unmanageable stage", ...



UK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 snap election

The pound held onto its gains after May announced a snap poll for June 8 as she looks to cement a mandate heading into key Brexit talks with her European Union counterparts. "The British pound literally exploded after Theresa May took the market by surprise with her general election announcement", said Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets U.K.