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Japan's Abe urged to denounce PH drug war ahead of Duterte visit

Japan's Abe urged to denounce PH drug war ahead of Duterte visit

The Philippines president himself said the November talks would be particularly focused on the North Korean nuclear question. Oros and Solis expect the two leaders to highlight their resolve to put "maximum  pressure" and strong sanctions on North Korea in concert with the worldwide community to compel Pyongyang to alter its provocative behavior and return to credible denuclearization talks.


Guess who tweets for Rahul Gandhi? The answer will surprise you

Guess who tweets for Rahul Gandhi? The answer will surprise you

As the Rahul Gandhi, Congress Vice President introduced Pidi Gandhi, a person behind Mr. Gandhi's witty and sarcastic tweets, Pidi has become a top trend on Twitter these days. Others were delighted with Mr. Gandhi's tweet. However, his active Twitter presence has been suspected to be a result of bots retweeting and liking his tweets, according to news reports.


Kim Jong Un visits cosmetics factory

Kim Jong Un visits cosmetics factory

The visit came as North Korea and the U.S. continued to exchange threats. -South Korean military and diplomatic collaboration had taken on "a new urgency". Recent comments from the Trump administration suggest such a test would result in major friction between the two countries. According to the Daily Mail , this is the first time that North Korea has conducted drills on this scale since 2003.


United Kingdom minister under fire over sex toy claims

United Kingdom minister under fire over sex toy claims

The premier's letter was prompted by allegations against Mark Garnier by his former secretary in The Mail on Sunday . The Prime Minister raised the prospect of a code of conduct with "legal standing" as well as "a contractually binding grievance procedure available for all MPs".


Israel delays move to expand Jerusalem

Israel delays move to expand Jerusalem

Israel's hard-line government has been emboldened by the Trump administration's more sympathetic approach to Israel and its settlement enterprise than that of President Barack Obama, and the draft bill is part of a series of pro-settler steps the government has taken in recent months.


Iraqi Kurdish leader to devolve powers after thorny vote

Iraqi Kurdish leader to devolve powers after thorny vote

It was not clear whether he intends to leave public life or whether his resignation would simply curtail his powers and redistribute some authority to the legislature and the prime minister of the Kurdish Regional Government. His son is the head of the KRG security council, and his nephew is prime minister. Clashes broke out between the two sides after Iraqi forces captured the oil-rich city of Kirkuk from the Peshmerga, in a surprise offensive ordered by Abadi after the Kurds held an ...