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North Korea test fires 'new longer range missile'

Before the missile test, the US Treasury said it was considering "every tool in our arsenal" to cut off sources of global financing for illegal activities in the North. If the North's latest missile launch is confirmed to be a success, Pyongyang is now equipped with a wide range of ballistic missiles that can target USA military installations in South Korea, Japan, Guam and potentially Hawaii, observers noted.


Emmanuel Macron sworn in as 25th French President

Emmanuel Macron sworn in as 25th French President

Mr Macron held a private meeting with outgoing Socialist president Francois Hollande on state affairs, which included the transfer of access to France's nuclear missile launch codes, after arriving for the ceremony at the 18th century palace.



Arsenal fans are not happy with Wenger's team to face Stoke

There have been several recent instances of Arsenal fans calling for the manager to leave at the end of this season, and early on during the match at the bet365 Stadium a plane flew over the ground with a banner on display that read 'WENGER - OUT MEANS OUT!'.


Trump calls for stronger sanctions after North Korea missile test

Trump calls for stronger sanctions after North Korea missile test

While North Korea regularly tests shorter-range missiles, it is also working to master the technology needed to field nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the U.S. "We don't comment on future sanctions, but we are obviously going to consider every tool in our arsenal to combat any illicit activity and terror financing", a senior Treasury Department official said.



Japan, US, South Korea Discussed North Korea on Phone Call: Japan's Abe

The North Korean missile flew about 435 miles, South Korea's military said, and was a possible response to the election of Moon four days ago. In his inauguration speech, Moon had said that he wanted to visit Pyongyang "in the right circumstances" to settle the issues on the Korean peninsula.


North Korean missile lands in sea near Russia

North Korean missile lands in sea near Russia

The Trump administration has called North Korean ballistic and nuclear efforts unacceptable and has swung between threats of military action and offers to talk as it formulates a policy. "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil-in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan-the President can not imagine that Russia is pleased", the White House said, referring to U.S.