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US, Japan strongly condemn N. Korea's missile launch

US, Japan strongly condemn N. Korea's missile launch

Security Council response. North Korea routinely conducts weapons tests, but the latest launch came after North Korea warned of unspecified "physical counter-actions" against a USA plan to deploy an advanced missile defense system in South Korea by the end of next year.


Hillary Clinton stands up to 'moment of reckoning'

Hillary Clinton stands up to 'moment of reckoning'

Mrs Clinton promised to be a president for not just Democratic party supporters, but also for Republicans and independents, some of whom have lent their support to her on the podium despite being from rival parties. Citing recent terrorist attacks in the USA and overseas by "determined enemies that must be defeated", Clinton plans to say: "No wonder people are anxious and looking for reassurance - looking for steady leadership".


Govt to develop 300 villages as growth centres, says PM Modi

Govt to develop 300 villages as growth centres, says PM Modi

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched an app on Saturday creating a portal for citizens to have discussions and directly submit grievances to the Prime minister's office (PMO) right from their smartphones. But its ill-effect is that people do not realise their responsibilities and due to it governance suffers badly. He said, if democracy is limited to voting and choosing a government then the spirit of democracy would not develop and hence participatory democracy is essential.


Erdogan says coup was 'scenario written from outside' Turkey

Erdogan says coup was 'scenario written from outside' Turkey

However, he also noted resilience in the local economy, including the quick reopening of the stock exchange. According to Korb, the post-coup backlash marks Turkey's shift away from the secular, democratic values that underpinned the country in the 20th Century and towards an Islamist autocracy under Erdogan.


Philippines president expresses hopes over continuing talks with rebels

Philippines president expresses hopes over continuing talks with rebels

A spokesperson from the Duterte government said Sunday that the government's unilateral cease-fire could be re-implemented despite the cancellation. Sison said that the New People's Army were actually set to announce their own cease-fire on Saturday but were preempted by Duterte's announcement.


FactCheck Q&A: is Owen Smith copying Jeremy Corbyn?

FactCheck Q&A: is Owen Smith copying Jeremy Corbyn?

Now I've been a member of my party since a teenager in 1982 and have fought the Labour Party for many years and I'm certainly no friend of Peterborough Labour Party - but I know many good and honourable Labour MPs and they deserve better than Jeremy Corbyn and his adolescent Trotskyist platitudes.