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North Korea threatens US with nuclear weapons

President Donald Trump has taken a hard stance against North Korea's military aggression. Military planes flew in formation, creating the number "105" above Kim Il Sung Square. "Our toughest counteraction against the USA and its vassal forces will be taken in such a merciless manner as not to allow the aggressors to survive".



Getting Tough on North Korea

Last week, NBC News reported the Trump administration is prepared to launch a preemptive attack on North Korea if it proceeds toward a nuclear weapons test. "We've seen China begin to take some actions to bring pressure on North Korea, but there needs to be more", he said. USA officials, including Tillerson and former defense secretaries Chuck Hagel and Ashton B.



British pound jumps higher after election is called

Voters are in favour of a snap election according to a poll. Still, Labour may vote to hold the election in the hopes of gaining back ground in Parliament. But, after thinking "long and hard" during a walking holiday in Wales, decided it was necessary to try to stop the opposition "jeopardising" her work on Brexit.



IS seeking alliance with Al Qaeda, says Iraqi vice president

Iraqi forces launched the Mosul operation in October, moving toward the city from the south, west and north before assaulting its eastern side, which was recaptured earlier this year. US-backed Iraqi forces are now battling IS militants in the more densely-populated western half of Mosul . "Civilians in Mosul face incredible, terrifying risks", said the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Iraq, Lise Grande.


Hundreds March Through Hebron on Palestinian Prisoners Day

Hundreds March Through Hebron on Palestinian Prisoners Day

More than 1,000 prisoners in six Israeli prisons have joined the strike, making it one of the largest in recent years. According to Palestinian prisoner rights group Addameer, there are 6,300 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons.


Japan says differences with US on economic talks

Japan says differences with US on economic talks

Seng said the United States and Japan should soon negotiate a bilateral free trade agreement so beef import tariffs are lowered. "This exercise will rigorously test our aerial combat capability and highlights the ironclad commitment between the USA and (South Korea), and the multifaceted capabilities we possess in this theater", said Lt.