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Russian Federation says Damascus embassy hit in mortar attack, no casualties

Russian Federation says Damascus embassy hit in mortar attack, no casualties

The Russian Embassy in Damascus was targeted in a mortar attack today in which none of the embassy staff were hurt, Russia's Foreign Ministry said in a statement. A Reuters report which claims the Russian death toll in Syria this year was four times higher than officially released data has drawn strong criticism from Moscow, with the defense ministry saying it causes nothing but contempt.


US Successfully Tests ICBM Following North Korea Missile Launch

US Successfully Tests ICBM Following North Korea Missile Launch

North Korea objects to the presence of USA ships and joint military exercises, which it alleges are a rehearsal for an invasion despite Washington's insistence that the drills are defensive in nature. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told ABC News the July 4 missile test posed a serious risk to airlines and shipping vessels. The intercontinental ballistic missile ( ICBM) that Kim Jong Un's regime launched on Friday flew for about 45 minutes before landing in the Sea of Japan - ...



Speaker Ryan releases awkward music video ad to promote border wall funding

The White House is conceding that Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto did not call up President Donald Trump to praise his immigration policies, as Trump had claimed. Pena Nieto's office rejected that account. Nieto was forced to put out a statement which said that he "has not recently spoken to President Donald Trump over the telephone".


Philippines president calls North Korea leader a fool

Philippines president calls North Korea leader a fool

If he commits a mistake, the Far East will become an arid land. Duterte, you may recall, once also called Barack Obama a "son of a bitch". "That chubby face looks kind". This year, Mr Duterte is the chairman of Asean, and on Monday, Manila will host the Asean Regional Forum, which brings together 27 countries that include Australia, China, India, Japan, Russia, North and South Korea and the US.


Oxford University employee hunted by Chicago Police over stab death of man

Oxford University employee hunted by Chicago Police over stab death of man

Warren's fellow suspect was named as Wyndham Lathem , 42, an expert researcher of the bubonic plague, and an associate professor of microbiology and immunology a Northwestern University in Chicago . Warren serves as a senior treasury assistant in charge of payroll and pensions at the prestigious British university according to his Linkedln profile.