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U.S. to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

U.S. to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

Speaking to USA and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier Wednesday, he called North Korea the most urgent and unsafe threat to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific region. Pressure on North Korea is crucial, the prime minister said. The comments were made during Pence's 10-day trip to the Asia-Pacific region, which includes South Korea, Japan, Indonesia and Australia.


MPs back May's call for snap election

MPs back May's call for snap election

May, who had taken charge as Prime Minister just weeks after Britain s voted to leave the European Union in June 2016, had repeatedly dismissed the idea of an early election. Investors were reacting to Mrs May's plans to hold a general election on June 8, which will face a House of Commons vote this afternoon. "The Prime Minister says we have a stronger economy, yet she can't explain why people's wages are lower today than they were 10 years ago or why more households are in debt, six ...


Easter Sunday: marking the triumph of good over evil

Easter Sunday: marking the triumph of good over evil

The holiday is the most important in Christianity, remembering the day Jesus rose from the dead after his crucifixion. "We are an Easter people!" The cleric added that: "For our nation, the experiences of insecurity, economic pains and various other challenges we had faced are the seemingly hopeless pre-Sabbath painful challenges, and a glorious dawn will soon emerge as the Lord, through his power of resurrection acts in our favour..." "With these things in mind, I wish all the citizens ...


Nepal Prez Bidya Devi Bhandari to arrive in Bhubaneswar today

Nepal Prez Bidya Devi Bhandari to arrive in Bhubaneswar today

President Bhandari is scheduled to visit Odisha on Thursday. She will offer puja at the temple. "We take pride in welcoming Nepal's President here as India and Nepal share the same cultural heritage", said Pradeepsinh Jadeja at Somnath. She is scheduled to visit the Puri Jagannath temple on Friday morning. She is also likely to meet Gujarat CM and other top dignitaries of the state besides members of the Nepalese community in the state.


Tens of thousands of Venezuelans march against Maduro

Tens of thousands of Venezuelans march against Maduro

The region seems split in its support for Maduro's government. Maduro's government claims foreign-backed opposition leaders are fomenting violence in an attempt to remove him from power. "We have to protest because this country is dying of hunger said Alexis Mendoza, a 53-year-old administrator marching in the Caracas neighborhood of El Paraiso".


Pence warns North Korea the USA

Pence warns North Korea the USA "sword stands ready"

However, North Korea said that the presence of USA troops in the Korean peninsula had created a situation in which "a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment". Mr Abe said it was a "matter of paramount importance for us to seek diplomatic efforts as well peaceable settlements of the issue". Another official said the missile was a Scud variant.