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South Korea deploys parts of U.S. missile defense

South Korea deploys parts of U.S. missile defense

Pak Yong Sik told a meeting of thousands of senior military and civilian officials. Analysts had been concerned that North Korea might seek to mark important dates this month - the birthday of the state's founder was celebrated with a huge military parade on April 15 - with a nuclear or ballistic missile test.



Shutdown threat ebbs as Trump relents on wall funding

Having an outsider Republican president in the White House has not eliminated those divisions, as has already become clear from the House's failure to advance a health care bill. Both Democratic leaders had criticized Trump earlier Monday. Trump's insistence on funding to start construction had jeopardised the spending bill.



Melania Trump, son Barron moving to White House this summer

Spicer really did play the White House Easter Bunny when he was a spokesman for the US Trade Representative under President George W. Bush in 2008. "This year being our first, we've chosen to focus on the historic aspect of the Easter Egg Roll", she said, adding that the first lady was concerned increased attendance would create long lines at activities for guests.



Two Men Charged in Thwarted Pre-Election Attack

Sunday's round of voting will be followed by a second-round runoff on May 7 between the top two candidates. French municipal policemen observe a minute of silence on April 21, 2017 in the courtyard of the town hall in Bordeaux, southwestern France, to pay tribute to the police officer who was shot dead by an attacker on the Champs-Elysees the day before in Paris.


French analysis finds Assad regime was behind sarin gas attack in Syria

French analysis finds Assad regime was behind sarin gas attack in Syria

Lavrov says claims that the experts were warned by a United Nations body against traveling to the location because it's unsafe are "lies", adding that Moscow went back to the United Nations and found out that there was no such warning. The findings came in a 6-page report published Wednesday. He has said repeatedly that his forces turned over all chemical weapons stockpiles in 2013, under a deal brokered by Russian Federation to avoid threatened United States military action.


Sukma Naxal attack a challenge, no one will be spared: Rajnath Singh

Sukma Naxal attack a challenge, no one will be spared: Rajnath Singh

The attack took place yesterday on personnel of the CRPF's 74th Battalion as they were assisting the local population in road building activity in the district. "That could be as recent as the incident where 12 CRPF men were killed in Sukma on March 11", a senior officer said. Three of the troopers were residents of West Bengal.