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North Korea warns U.S. to end its 'military hysteria' or face retaliation

North Korea warns U.S. to end its 'military hysteria' or face retaliation

The isolated country is now preparing a military parade in honor of 105th birthday of the country's founder Kim Il-Sung on Saturday. North Korea, still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce but not a treaty, has on occasion conducted a missile or nuclear tests to coincide with big political events and often threatens the United States, South Korea and Japan.



Boris Johnson insists Britain will 'stand alongside' Donald Trump against North Korea

South Korea's acting President Kyo-ahn said South Korea would "ensure the early deployment and operation" of a US THAAD anti-ballistic missile system which is now in the country. Japanese government, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is still reeling from the U.S. decision to drop the ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.



Dem Lawmakers Respond To Mulvaney's O'Care, Border Wall Proposal: No Way!

The Trump administration has already asked Congress for money to begin construction of the wall along the southwest border to make good on a central campaign promise. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said before the recess that bipartisan negotiations were underway and that he expected an agreement that would allow the House and Senate to vote on a budget deal to keep the government funded until September 30, when the new fiscal year begins.



More Than 100 Dead In Taliban Attack On Afghan Army Base

By the end of the bloodshed Friday, "I saw more than 80 to 100 people killed in front of me", the 25-year-old soldier said. Another Balkh official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the news media, said 137 soldiers had been killed.



Christians observe Easter Eve

Meanwhile, Holy Saturday is celebrated as the eve of Easter and marks the day that the body of Jesus Christ was laid in the tomb. The Christians prepare lavish feasts and celebrate the festival in full fervour. Whilst there are many people who think that the Christian faith and the message of Easter is increasingly irrelevant in the modern world, there are many who testify that this is not the case.


French citizens in NY vote, but aren't thrilled with the lineup

French citizens in NY vote, but aren't thrilled with the lineup

In the aftermath of the Champs Elysees attack, Le Pen called for France to "immediately" restore controls at European Union borders and deport all foreigners on a terror watchlist. While Islam has been a big part of Le Pen's campaign and the electoral debate, French voters in Muslim-majority Egypt said the topic did not affect their voting choices.