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Jewish group cancels meeting with Netanyahu in protest

The wall is at the foot of the Temple Mount, which is also revered by Muslims. Israel's Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi lauded the prime minister's decision to temporarily nullify the plan. Israel's government on Sunday canceled a landmark deal to create a space for women and men to pray together at the Western Wall, angering activists who have fought for the change for years.


Moon watches test of Korea's longest rocket

Moon watches test of Korea's longest rocket

USA spy satellites have detected new activity at North Korea's underground nuclear test site that involve some modifications around one of the tunnel entrances to an underground test area, United States officials said . A North Korean coach and 20 other ITF officials, mostly North Koreans, also came to South Korea. American student Otto Warmbier speaks as he is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea .


North Korea Tests New Missile Engine, Possibly for ICBM

North Korea Tests New Missile Engine, Possibly for ICBM

The 32 members of the North Korean team performed a taekwondo exhibition at the opening ceremony of the championship on Saturday, but the ITF canceled a press conference with North Korean officials. In addition to developing its own missiles, South Korea is now protected from a North Korean missile strike by a U.S. THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) missile battery, which was brought into the country in March and deployed in the southeast.


BJP slams Congress for 'dividing' nation on Presidential election

BJP slams Congress for 'dividing' nation on Presidential election

Ram Nath Kovind's role as Bihar Governor has been admirable, he worked impartially. Kumar said the decision to support Kovind was taken at the meeting of JD (U)'s core committee. Kumar, daughter of Congress leader Jagjivan Ram, occupied Speaker's office between 2009 and 2014, during the UPA's second term. Everybody knows that Ramnath Kovind is the victorious candidate.


Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

In her Facebook post, Professor Katherine Dettwyler repeatedly used the words "young, white, rich, clueless males", which some have suggested shows the professor's bias. The spokesman said that North Korea treated Warmbier appropriately during his imprisonment. Dettwyler made similar remarks in the comments section of an article published by the National Review.