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China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

He said the US plans to strengthen its presence in the Asia-Pacific region and remained dedicated to the protection of Japan. North Korea has promised " nuclear thunderbolts " and "all-out war", but any conflict between the USA and Kim Jong Un's regime would likely be bloody and result in the near destruction of North Korea, unacceptable civilian losses in South Korea and possibly Japan, and the devastation of USA military bases in the region by missile and artillery fire.



Turkish election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

The complaints would be reviewed before noon, Sadi Guven said in Ankara, state-run Anadolu Agency reported. On Tuesday, the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) submitted a petition demanding the cancelation of Sunday's referendum to Turkey's Supreme Board of Election.


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All "good people" should come together: Delhi CM

Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, who is also a Polit Bureau member, was present during the meeting. It will be of no use to depend on the congress to face the BJP. Kejriwal, with Mr. Vijayan by his side, added. Former chief minister and administrative reforms commission chairperson V S Achuthanandan has reportedly communicated his unhappiness at the style of functioning of the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government in Kerala to the CPI (M) central leadership.



Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike leader sent to solitary

Barghouti and another strike leader, Karim Younis, were reportedly transferred to solitary confinement by the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) on Monday in an apparent attempt to curb the protest. Prisoners are demanding that Israel resume regular family visits and allow prisoners to take photographs with their relatives. " Israel knew about this imminent strike and prepared itself so it would have what it calls "maximum stamina", Zalzberg said.


United Kingdom lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

United Kingdom lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

She said: "It's great to be here in Bolton, fresh from the House of Commons, fresh from winning a vote in the House of Commons, which has approved my decision to hold a general election on 8 June". The constituency was held by Labour from 1997-2005 and is the party's top target seat in London, needing just a 0.2% swing to overturn Conservative Gavin Barwell's wafer-thin majority of 165.



Cong welcomes revival of charges in Babri demolition

Asked whether Singh and Bharti should resign following the charge sheet in the case, Jaitley shot back, saying if that is the criteria then some of the current Congress chief ministers will have to quit. Bharti said she was "proud, unapologetic and unrepentant" about her association with the Ram Janmabhoomi movement and was prepared to get "hanged or be jailed" over construction of a Ram Temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya.