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UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test

At present, the longest-range missiles in North Korea's arsenal, such as the one just tested, are intermediate-range ballistic missiles (IRBM) capable of striking the US base at Guam. Cha noted in an analysis that the missile may have been "purposely launched at a steep angle and that the real range of the missile if shot at a normal angle could be upwards of 4,500 kilometers" - suggesting it could possibly reach Guam.



U.K.'s Labour Unveils 'Radical and Responsible' Election Program

He said: "Holding another referendum on leaving the United Kingdom is the wrong thing to do for Scotland's economy, especially when there is so much economic uncertainty from the Tories' plans for a reckless Brexit". The launch comes as Labour came under fire for hiring former hardline Communist and chairman of the Stop The War Coalition, Andrew Murray, to help with Mr Corbyn's election campaign.


US navy chief says fleet needs to expand as maritime competition rises

US navy chief says fleet needs to expand as maritime competition rises

The next edition of the exercise is scheduled to be conducted off Singapore from May 18 to 24. The gathering of navies from around the world to celebrate the Singapore navy's 50th birthday is testament to the Republic's strong network of global friendships, which is all the more critical as security challenges have become increasingly transnational, President Tony Tan Keng Yam said yesterday.



EU urges end to Venezuela violence against protesters

The so-called Board of Democratic Unity (MUD, in Spanish) called a big protest on the main avenues of Caracas on Monday, despite the government's calls for dialogue. The protests that erupted after the government-stacked Supreme Court issued a ruling March 29 nullifying the opposition-controlled National Assembly, a decision it later reversed amid a storm of domestic and global criticism.



Labour's policies 'more popular with voters than Jeremy Corbyn'

Mrs May mocked shadow chancellor John McDonnell as a "maybe, maybe not, Marxist" and said that "proud and patriotic" traditional Labour voters were "appalled" by the far-left policies which he and Mr Corbyn had put into the party's manifesto.



White House refuses to say if Comey tapes exist

The president tweeted: "Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" "I want to get to the bottom if Russian Federation or anybody is trying to tamper or play with our election", Trump told Fox News' Jeanine Pirro.