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North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

Last month, the USA began sending the first elements of its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system to South Korea, though China opposed the move. Consequently we have witnessed North Korea continue to make qualitative improvements to its growing arsenal with the successful launch of a ballistic missile from a submarine, the use of solid rocket fuel, and the detonation of two separate nuclear devices in a single year.



France mobilised for election security after Paris attack

The shooting on Paris's world-renowned Champs Elysees avenue on Thursday thrust questions of security to the fore of campaigning after nine months of relative calm. The selection of Le Pen and Macron presents voters with the starkest possible choice between two diametrically opposed visions of the EU's future and France's place in it.


US Vice President Pence tries hand at koala diplomacy Down Under

US Vice President Pence tries hand at koala diplomacy Down Under

The US commitment to take the refugees was "a reflection of the enormous importance of the historical alliance between the United States and Australia. Mr Pence said the TPP was a "thing of the past" for the US. Pence also praised China's role in the escalating North Korean crisis but renewed calls for Beijing to use its "unique" position to bring Pyongyang to heel.



Delhi will vote against BJP's misgovernance: Manish Sisodia

Kejriwal cast his vote along with his parents and daughter at Underhill Road Transport Office polling station in Civil Lines. AAP Delhi convenor Dilip Pandey said people of Delhi have an opportunity to vote for a garbage free and Malaria Chikungunya Dengue free Delhi.



Israel marks Holocaust remembrance day with sombre ceremony

The state of Israel was established just three years after the end of the war and hundreds of thousands of survivors made their way here. He also named more recent instances where "the world stands idly by and does not prevent genocide", citing mass murders in Cambodia, Rwanda and Sudan.