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US, China, Japan welcome N Korea's decision to suspend n-tests

US, China, Japan welcome N Korea's decision to suspend n-tests

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said in a statement that the path was now open to a peaceful de-nuclearisation of the Peninsula following Kim's announcement that nuclear and missile tests were to end. Some analysts believe Kim feels he is entering the summit negotiations from a position of strength and is hoping to achieve tacit recognition that his country is now a nuclear power.


Beijing proposes China-Nepal-India economic corridor

Beijing proposes China-Nepal-India economic corridor

April 19, 2018-China reiterated the idea of linking Nepal , India and China to develop a trans-Himalayan economic corridor through infrastructure projects-or the "tri-lateral cooperation". But the growing number of Chinese projects in Nepal including an global airport in Pokhara, two special economic zones, road and rail projects, and hydropower facilities is causing unease in New Delhi as its influence wanes in South Asia.


Local high school students walk-out on the 19th anniversary of Columbine

Local high school students walk-out on the 19th anniversary of Columbine

Several students said thoughts and prayers are not bulletproof, and many warned that if their voices were not heard, their votes would be. "We are here to hold the adults accountable", Koeber said. "They say to protect the second amendment ". Crescent Valley Principal Aaron McKee said the students walking out followed district policy on planning a student protest.


Suspense over Siddaramaiah contesting from two constituencies

Suspense over Siddaramaiah contesting from two constituencies

Deve Gowda and his second son and former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy. Not acceding to Siddaramaiah's reported wish to contest from two seats, Chamundeshwari and Badami, the Congress in its list of candidates for 218 seats announced on April 15, had named Devraj Patil as its nominee from Badami.


US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks

US Treasury's Mnuchin considering trip to China for trade talks

The International Monetary Fund's policymaking committee said Saturday that a strong world economy is threatened by increasing tension over trade and countries' heavy debt burden. "At the same time, we urge the International Monetary Fund to speak out more forcefully on the issue of external imbalances, including by providing clear policy recommendations for countries with large surpluses, in support of more balanced global growth", Mnuchin added.


Western strikes on Syria, turning point that never was

Western strikes on Syria, turning point that never was

Chemical weapons inspectors have left the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria and should have results from any samples within around a week, ITV News understands. US, British and French air strikes on Saturday to punish Assad for suspected use of chemical weapons have done nothing to slow the advance of his forces, now in their strongest position since the early months of the seven-year-old war.