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South Korea military reports North Korea has launched a missile

Yoon quoted Moon as saying South Korea is "leaving open the possibility of dialogue with North Korea , but we should sternly deal with a provocation to prevent North Korea from miscalculating". Abe said he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed by phone North Korea's latest missile test, while his top national security adviser also spoke with his USA counterpart.



Green vote helped NDP more than Liberals, says UBC prof

The NDP leads in one riding, Courtenay-Comox, by just nine votes over the Liberals. At a separate press conference, Horgan said the two men also believe the Liberals have failed on child care, and the housing crisis. "I think, in general, the high-profile policies in the Green platform are closer to the NDP but it's not clear that the leaders are so close, nor necessarily that their voters are", she said, noting that the popular narrative that the greens split the vote isn't supported by the ...



South Korean military: North Korea launches projectile

The missile is not believed to be an intercontinental ballistic missile but the type of missile is still being determined, U.S. Pacific Command said. The latest "provocation" should serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against the North, it said.



China conducts new missile tests aimed to counter THAAD

Taiwan's Central News Agency reported Wednesday Beijing's defense ministry had announced the test of a newly developed rocket in the Bohai Sea, the interior gulf of the Yellow Sea, on the coast of northeastern China. The defense ministry said last month it would respond by continuing to test new types of weapons under conditions simulating actual combat. "China's position on the issue of THAAD is clear and consistent".



Pakistan signs nearly $500 mln in China deals at Silk Road summit

According to officials in New Delhi , India may be represented at the event but only by junior embassy officials. Also present in the delegation are the Prime Minister's Special Envoy to China, Tan Sri Ong Ka Ting, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Rahman Dahlan, Trade and Industry Minister II Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan and Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek.



Trump Denies Collusion Between 'Me and My Campaign and the Russians'

Trump fired Comey Tuesday night, originally citing recommendations by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. But in an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt aired on Thursday , Trump said - surprise! - that he had chose to fire Comey before Rosenstein weighed in with his criticism.