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North Korea nuclear issue a key concern

Russian Federation has denounced North Korea's nuclear ambitions as a "direct threat" to the country. The UN Security Council has extended its sanctions against North Korea with a resolution that adds more individuals and groups to the list.


US troops kill 3 civilians amid attack

US troops kill 3 civilians amid attack

On the same day, two members of the Afghan Border Police were killed in a US friendly fire that also killed 17 Taliban militants in southern Helmand province. The Afghan army said one of its soldiers turned his gun on the Americans before he was shot dead. The Afghan soldier who conducted the attack was killed in return fire, according to Attaullah Khogyani, spokesperson for the governor of Nangarhar Province.


Britain votes: 6 takeaways from the UK's general election

Britain votes: 6 takeaways from the UK's general election

May on Saturday announced that Gavin Barwell, a former Conservative member of parliament who lost his seat to Labour in Thursday's election, would serve as her chief of staff, a role that had been shared by Timothy and Hill. One of the main criticisms aimed at the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn before the election campaign was that he did not step up to his role as leader of the opposition.



How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament

Senior Conservatives said there was no longer support in Parliament for a so-called "hard Brexit" after the party saw its Commons majority wiped out. Polls closed at 10 p.m. Thursday and full results are expected by Friday afternoon. The Warwick & Leamington constituency is known as the "bellwether seat", as it often changes hands between Labour and the Conservative Party, usually swinging towards whichever party forms the new government.



Two of Theresa May's closest aides quit following General Election result

May formally triggered the two-year Brexit departure timetable in March. As per the forecast by University of East Anglia's Chris Hanretty showed a huge majority for the Conservative Party. "And this gives me the confidence to believe that we will be able to work together in the interests of the whole UK", May said . The voting across the Britain will end at 10 P.M and the first results are expected to come at 11 P.M.



Puerto Rico votes for U.S. statehood in referendum

Asked which status Puerto Rico should have, more than 97 percent of voters chose statehood, against 1.5 percent who chose independence or free association and 1.3 percent who prefer to stay as a territory. But, this isn't the Caribbean island's first merry-go-round with statehood voting. But Puerto Rico is seen as a low priority in Washington. Governor Ricardo Rossello claimed victory, even though opposition leaders boycotted the ballot and turnout was less than 23 per cent.