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United Nations vows sanctions on N. Korea

United Nations vows sanctions on N. Korea

Moon campaigned on a promise to engage North Korea, in contrast to Park, who was bent on cutting all ties to the reclusive regime. Pyongyang has stepped up its missile tests over the past year. A Republican senator warned Monday that North Korea's missile test over the weekend "appears to be one of its most advanced yet" and that the United States must put more pressure on China to address the issue.


Syrian government denies U.S. mass killings allegations

Syrian government denies U.S. mass killings allegations

Syria vehemently rejects Washington's accusations of building a crematorium for thousands of executed prisoners. The allegation could test the Trump administration's willingness to respond to atrocities , other than chemical weapons attacks, that it blames on President Bashar Assad's government.



Anti-terror fight 'not a battle between different faiths'

He is to characterize it as a " battle between good and evil " and appeal to Arab leaders to "drive out the terrorists from your places of worship". "This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilizations".



Netanyahu to discuss peace efforts with Trump

Arriving from Saudi Arabia at approximately 12:15 p.m., Trump will fly by helicopter from Ben-Gurion to Jerusalem where he is scheduled to meet with President Reuven Rivlin at 1 p.m.at his official residence on Hanasi Street. The last round of talks reached an impasse on April 2014, mainly over Israel's refusal to halt the construction in the West Bank settlements. The map angered Israeli officials, and likely also alienated Palestinians for listing Trump's schedule in both West Jerusalem ...


Hamas sentences 3 to death for killing of senior commander

Hamas sentences 3 to death for killing of senior commander

A Hamas security court said the three men had confessed to the killing of Mazen Fuqaha, a Hamas military wing commander, who was shot in the head and the chest in his vehicle on March 24 near his Gaza home. Faqha had spent years in an Israeli jail before being released as part of a 2011 prisoner exchange deal. Hamas said Faqha was shot four times in the head with a silenced gun.


Passenger tried to get into cockpit on flight to Hawaii

Passenger tried to get into cockpit on flight to Hawaii

The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity. "When the Airbus A321 was in the air, the man allegedly tried to break through the cockpit door, throwing himself up against a beverage cart as he tried to force his way into the first class cabin".