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N.Korea says missile can carry nuclear warhead

State news agency KCNA put out a report which claimed that the missile test was held to verify "the tactical and technological specifications of the newly developed ballistic rocket capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". Yesterday's launch was of a "newly-developed mid/long-range strategic ballistic rocket, Hwasong-12", the official KCNA news agency said, adding that leader Kim Jong-un "personally oversaw the test-launch of the new type of rocket".



Macron Takes Power as French President

In his inaugural address, Macron pledged to work to overcome divisions in society which had been shown by the presidential election campaign and seek to build a strong France that was sure of itself in the world. "In order to be the man of one's country, one must be the man of your time", Fabius told him. Twenty-one cannon blasts boomed out across Paris from Les Invalides, home to the army museum and the tomb of Napoleon, in a formal salute to Macron.


Obama delivers remarks on climate change at Milan convention

Obama delivers remarks on climate change at Milan convention

She's more important.' I've never seen a man so dedicated to a cause". "It's remarkable", Garrow said , "that someone could twice be elected president of the United States, serve eight years and huge pieces of his earlier life remain undiscovered".


Backed rebels say they wrested key Syrian city from ISIS

Backed rebels say they wrested key Syrian city from ISIS

Ankara says the Kurdish militia known as the YPG, which forms the backbone of the force, is an extension of the Kurdistan Worker's Party, or PKK, which has been waging a decades-old insurgency in Turkey and is considered a terrorist group by Turkey, the US and other Western countries.



Senator John Cornyn Commencement Address at Texas Southern University Cancelled

Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Senate minority leader from NY, told CNN's State of the Union that Comey's replacement should not be "a partisan politician - not in either party", and that it should be someone who is "experienced". But, as Comey's sudden sacking suggests, despite the prescribed 10-year term, the Federal Bureau of Investigation job would be filled with uncertainty, and the new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief would likely face a harsh judgment by partisans on one side or the ...


China urges its citizens in North Korea to return home

China urges its citizens in North Korea to return home

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last week warned the United Nations Security Council of "catastrophic consequences" if the worldwide community - most notably China - failed to pressure the North into abandoning its weapons programme.