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US, Japan, S. Korea envoys discuss N. Korea

US, Japan, S. Korea envoys discuss N. Korea

She praised China's increased pressure on North Korea. Trump has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile and has said all options are on the table, including a military strike, although officials say tougher sanctions are the preferred route.



Govt taking attack on CRPF by Naxals as challenge: Rajnath Singh

He said around 10-12 naxalites must have got killed in the "befitting" retaliation by the CRPF contingent. "A considerable number of Maoists are believed to have been eliminated (in retaliatory action by CRPF men) as the tell-tale sign indicate from the ground", the statement added.


Senate To Go To White House For North Korea Briefing

Senate To Go To White House For North Korea Briefing

The briefing comes as Washington and Pyongyang exchange repeated threats toward one another after missile and nuclear tests by North Korea. A senior aide, said it was President Trump's idea to hold the meeting at the White House. David Popp, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, said: "The President (Donald Trump) offered to host the meeting and the Majority Leader agreed".


Diplomats representing ancient civilizations meet in Athens

Diplomats representing ancient civilizations meet in Athens

The Iranian foreign minister arrived in Athens on Sunday on a two-day visit to attend the worldwide forum and hold talks with the country's senior officials. Foreign Ministers and top officials from various countries att. Greece's Foreign Ministry will host the global Forum of Ancient Civilizations in Athens on Monday in a bid to promote cultural heritage and cooperation between the 10 participating countries, including Greece, Egypt, Bolivia, India, Iraq, Iran, Italy, Mexico, China and Peru.



Global markets: French election spurs equity market, euro rally

Early results indicate that centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right Marine Le Pen are through to the final round. Le Pen and Macron's contrasting views were best captured by Anne-Sylvaine Chassany of the Financial Times: "The French presidential election has turned into a binary contest between two political outsiders: one a staunch defender of the postwar liberal order and the other a fierce populist intent on tearing it down".