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North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

The plan is to more closely simulate a North Korean ICBM aimed at the US homeland. The Missile Defense Agency plans to conduct the test Tuesday, with the ground-based interceptor blasting out of an underground silo at Vandenberg between noon and 4:14 p.m.in an attempt to intercept the target, which is set to lift off from the Kwajalein Atoll.



North Korea leader oversees 'new' weapon system test: KCNA

Repeated weapons tests by North Korea , including the most recent on 20 May, have escalated tensions in the region and with Washington , who has hinted at possible pre-emptive strikes. The Pentagon has a variety of missile defense systems, but the one designed with a potential North Korean ICBM in mind is perhaps the most technologically challenging.


Manchester Arena attack: Police arrest man from suburb, tenth person in custody

Manchester Arena attack: Police arrest man from suburb, tenth person in custody

A 16-year-old boy who had been arrested was released without charge, police said. Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, Britain's top counterterrorism police officer, said authorities have dismantled a "large part" of the network around Abedi, who killed 22 people and wounded dozens by bombing an Ariana Grande concert Monday in Manchester.



Trump's Middle East approach partly right

By emphasizing the importance of an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement first , Trump continues to backtrack on campaign promises he made to Israel , as the complex realities of the Middle East are becoming increasingly apparent after his assuming the presidency.



G7 leaders end summit split on climate change

Abe adds, "there is a danger it can spread like a contagious disease". Concrete news of the U.S. stance could come quickly - U.S. President Donald Trump used social media on Saturday to indicate he would make his decision on the Paris deal "next week".


Iran's president criticizes U.S. after Trump's sharp words

Iran's president criticizes U.S. after Trump's sharp words

The Trump administration had planned not to use the kind of highly charged rhetoric the president used during the 2016 election. The three swayed along with the music, swords perched on their shoulders, during the performance outside the Murabba Palace.