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North Korea detains another American citizen

North Korea detains another American citizen

However, North Korea did carry out three ballistic missile tests last month in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, though two are believed to have failed. The reported detention comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula run high, driven by harsh rhetoric from Pyongyang and Washington over the North's pursuit of nuclear weapons in response to what it says is a threat of US -instigated war.


ICJ has given no order on 'consular access' for Jadhav: Aziz

ICJ has given no order on 'consular access' for Jadhav: Aziz

ICJ was convinced that there existed an impending danger to Jadhav's life after a military court sentenced execution for espionage, he added. Zakaria said, "After India stood exposed on state-sponsored terrorism and financing terrorism, it tried to divert attention by presenting the Kulbushan Jadhav case with a humanitarian angle".


United Kingdom parties suspend election campaign after Manchester blast

United Kingdom parties suspend election campaign after Manchester blast

An investigation should reveal whether the bomber was part of a wider network. "My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and all those affected by this atrocity", Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins described the attack as "the most horrific incident we have had to face in Greater Manchester and one that we all hoped we would never see".


Militants kill 10 Afghan soldiers in base attack - defence officials

Militants kill 10 Afghan soldiers in base attack - defence officials

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the incident so far. Since a counterterrorism-only solution is unlikely to be efficacious, the U.S. In April, the Taliban launched an attack in which it killed more than 140 soldiers stationed at Camp Shaheen, which serves as a headquarters of the Afghan National Army.


Trump, Family to Stay in 'Armored Suite' at Hotel in Israel

Trump, Family to Stay in 'Armored Suite' at Hotel in Israel

In office, Trump has backed away from two decades of USA commitment to a sovereign Palestinian state and given Israel wider latitude to build homes in the Jewish settlements in the West Bank free of American rebuke. The U.S. opposed those measures, which makes the sudden vagueness on the Western Wall somewhat odd. Israeli officials were furious and demanded an explanation from the White House, which later clarified that the diplomat's comments do not reflect official policy.



Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment

During the 2016 campaign, Flynn himself had made light of people who had taken the Fifth in the investigation of Hillary Clinton's email server, as well as those who were granted immunity. Mr. Cummings said Mr. Flynn told background check investigators last March that American companies paid for a 2015 trip to Moscow. The person spoke on condition anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly discuss private interactions between Flynn and the committee.