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North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans

North Korea says more sanctions will spur it to hasten nuclear plans

The Spanish foreign ministry said it has asked North Korea's ambassador to leave Spain before the end of the month because of his country's refusals to cease its nuclear weapons programme. The Spanish government had reacted to Pyongyang's ballistic missile test on August 31 by telling the North Korean envoy directly that it had chose to reduce from three to two the number of diplomatic personnel at Pyongyang's mission in Madrid.



Big moments from the Emmys

The Creative Arts Emmys , the umbrella under which "Fixer Upper" fell, were held the week prior to the 69th Emmy Awards ceremony Sunday night. Later on the evening, Sterling K. "They were thanking her from the stage and I was thinking, 'Oh, she's got to be in the audience, ' and it was very nice to see her get up on the stage with them".



UK PM takes direct charge of EU negotiation team from Brexit department

It is thought Philip Hammond , the Chancellor, and David Davis, the Brexit Secretary, are close to agreeing a compromise, whereby Britain pays into European Union coffers £10bn a year over a three-year transition period to access European Union markets, paving the way to a new trading and customs deal outwith the Brussels bloc.


Spanish foreign ministry says to expel North Korean ambassador

Spanish foreign ministry says to expel North Korean ambassador

But these efforts have intensified following North Korea's huge nuclear test on September 3, which experts say appears to have been the detonation of a hydrogen bomb, as Pyongyang claimed, rather than the relatively smaller atomic bombs it had previously exploded.


Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, near US-backed forces

Syrian army sends more troops across Euphrates, near US-backed forces

He says the levels of those talks have also varied, with some including ground-level commanders. Syrian troops battling the Islamic State crossed to the eastern bank of the Euphrates River in Deir el-Zour on Monday, threatening a potential standoff with the US-backed forces operating there.