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US Intelligence: North Korean Engine Dismantlement at Sohae Reversible 'Within Months'

US Intelligence: North Korean Engine Dismantlement at Sohae Reversible 'Within Months'

The U.S. State Department did not have an immediate comment on the negotiations, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said last week North Korea had committed to return the first remains "in the next couple of weeks". Command, and the commander of the "Chinese People's volunteers". "We've been pressing for there to be inspectors on the ground when that engine test facility is dismantled consistent with Chairman Kim's commitment", Pompeo , who was in North Korea earlier this month, said.


Turkish central bank move raises questions over independence

Turkish central bank move raises questions over independence

The Turkish lira has plunged 29.5% this year versus the United States dollar. "We like to hear policymakers telling us that they will work with markets and bring inflation down and respect the independence of central bank, but we want to see these words backed up with action", said Tilmann Kolb of UBS Wealth Management.


U.S. prepares new sanctions against Russian Federation

U.S. prepares new sanctions against Russian Federation

Scott Schober, a cybersecurity expert, said in an interview that the technology would be unlikely to be used for espionage and that any gift a US President receives would be thoroughly vetted to ensure it is safe . He called for Russian Federation to respect principles and "end its occupation of Crimea". His testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee included a vigorous defense of Trump's policies.


A student activist prevented an Afghan man from being deported

A student activist prevented an Afghan man from being deported

A Swedish student delayed the deportation of an Afghan asylum-seeker on board a plane by refusing to sit down until the man was removed from the plane. She's not trying to change the entire immigration system in Sweden with one act; she's not even trying to ensure that the man on the plane can stay in Sweden long term.


USA to impose sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor

USA to impose sanctions on Turkey over detained pastor

Turkish prosecutors are seeking a maximum prison sentence of 35 years for the pastor, who has led a congregation in Turkey for years, and the court has imposed a travel ban on him. He was also charged with supporting outlawed PKK Kurdish militants. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also spoke at the conference. The High Criminal Court no:2 in Izmir made a decision to turn Brunson's detention into house arrest due to his "health problems".


Almost 250 dead in IS attacks on south Syria

Almost 250 dead in IS attacks on south Syria

IS said "soldiers of the caliphate" carried out the attacks in the Druze heartlands, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported 127 civilians killed. A fourth blast hit the provincial capital later in the day. Two other attackers blew themselves up as they were chased by security forces. The Islamic State group said it was behind the violence.