Why North Korea's latest missile test is a huge step forward

Kim said North Korea would stage more nuclear and missile tests in order to flawless nuclear bombs needed to deal with U.S. China might support a new round of United Nations sanctions against North Korea after Pyongyang launched another missile test just hours before Beijing held its biggest diplomatic event of the year, the belt and road forum, observers said.

Dozens trapped as coal mine in north of Iran explodes

The rescue mission was not going well as rescue tunnels filled with poisonous gas. Ambulances and rescue teams were dispatched to the scene of the mine blast near the city of Azadshahr. Iran says it has 68 types of minerals including iron ore, coal, gold, copper, and zinc, with reserves totalling 43 billion tonnes. Iran extracted 1.68 million tons of coal in 2016, an increase on previous years, thanks to an easing of global sanctions.

Putin Doesn't See Eye-To-Eye With Trump On North Korea

In a statement, adopted unanimously, the 15-member council urged the communist nation to show "sincere commitment to denuclearization through concrete action". China is feeling increasingly alienated from its wayward North Korean ally and Sunday's headline-grabbing missile launch won't have helped matters. The Rodong Sinmun said the issue of nuclear weapons is a matter of concern between the North and the USA and warned against South Korean interference, accusing the South of being a ...

North Korea missile launch tests Trump's China outreach

Sunday's test missile flew 787 kilometers (489 miles) across North Korea and into the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, according to state media, and it appeared to have struck near the eastern coast of Russian Federation. Beijing has cited United Nations resolutions for all of its measures against North Korea. Within North Korea's existing operational arsenal are the Hwasong-5 and 6, Rodong, and Musudan missiles.

Federal Bureau of Investigation needs protection from White House

Trump's repeated references to the Russian Federation investigation in interviews, tweets and the letter firing Comey could be interpreted as an effort to "obstruct or impede" the investigation, the legal experts said . As Mr Trump works to fast-track Mr Comey's successor, lawmakers from both parties urged him to steer clear of any politicians for the job and said he must "clean up the mess that he mostly created".

Trump says FBI director search 'moving rapidly'

While the Senate was in session last week in the midst of Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey, the House returns this week from a recess. Comey was in charge of the agency's investigation into whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation in that country's attempts to interfere with the US presidential election previous year.