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US vice-president to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Mattis credited China with trying to help get the North Korea situation "under control" with the goal of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. Lu said Beijing wants to resume the multi-party negotiations that ended in stalemate in 2009 and suggested that US plans to deploy a missile defense system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China.



In Kashmir, Students Protest Despite University Shutdown

With a view to discuss the current turbulent situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu and Minister of State in the Prime Minister's office Jitendra Singh on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike'

North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike'

The State Department said Monday that China sent the Trump administration "positive signals" that it will increase economic sanctions to pressure its ally North Korea to abandon its development of missiles and nuclear weapons. However, the United States is in the first phase of deploying the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense anti-ballistic missile system-THAAD-in South Korea.


Palestinians Stage Massive Hunger Strike To Protest Israeli Jails

Palestinians Stage Massive Hunger Strike To Protest Israeli Jails

Top Israeli officials have vowed not to negotiate with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike, adding that the death penalty would "prevent" imprisoned Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti from staging the nationwide protest. "He was given five consecutive life terms after being convicted in an Israeli criminal court of premeditated murder for his role in terrorist attacks that killed five people, along with other crimes".


Ivanka Trump And Kushner's Roles Inappropriate, Poll

Ivanka Trump And Kushner's Roles Inappropriate, Poll

On the April 18 edition of CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 , correspondent Tom Foreman noted that the trademark acquisitions are "big business" for Ivanka Trump's brand and added that the president's staff are held to legally enforceable prohibitions against conflicts of interest.


Trump Plans To Put 'Maximum Pressure' On North Korea

Trump Plans To Put 'Maximum Pressure' On North Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence will also travel to South Korea on Sunday, in a signal of commitment to defending the country from North Korean aggression. North Korean soldiers are facing the death penalty after spreading a joke comparing Kim Jong-un to a kindergartner. South Korean military officials said they regard it as a new type of ICBM.