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At UN, Tillerson pushes for tougher stance on N. Korea

At UN, Tillerson pushes for tougher stance on N. Korea

The Security Council has imposed six sets of sanctions on North Korea - two adopted a year ago - to significantly ramp up pressure and deny Kim Jong-Un's regime the hard currency revenue needed for his military programs. Tensions on and around the divided Korean Peninsula have been running high. Two Japanese destroyers, the Samidare and the Ashigara, have been conducting naval exercises with the Carl Vinson as it heads north toward the Korean Peninsula for a joint exercise with South Korea.


Modi urges Muslims not to politicise triple talaq

Modi urges Muslims not to politicise triple talaq

Referring to triple talaq, Modi said, "I am sure enlightened people will also emerge from among Muslims and come forward to end this practice, liberating our Muslim daughters and mothers from the scourge". The government said the paradox is that Muslim women in India are more vulnerable in their social status because of the prevalence of such practices, even though they live in a secular country and that their position is weaker than women who live in theocratic societies or countries where ...


Guns at the gun convention? Not with the president there

Guns at the gun convention? Not with the president there

Trump's appearance in Atlanta sparked protests from people advocating for stricter gun control measures. Trump began his speech by thanking NRA-ILA executive director Chris Cox and NRA senior Vice President Wayne LaPierre for their hard work in defending freedom.



North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Test

ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore said it was unclear how US President Donald Trump would react. He said the U.S. The United States holds the council presidency this month and organised the ministerial session that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chaired.


Freeland sees progress in 'polite, amicable' Canada-US trade war

Freeland sees progress in 'polite, amicable' Canada-US trade war

Clark said small producers are "the meat in the sandwich" in a battle between major players, and she expected to speak Tuesday to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about additional Employment Insurance and other measures that could help affected workers.