NY Times public editor raps paper for omitting Palestinian writer's terrorist past

It is known that he has been placed into solitary confinement. The failure to identify Barghouti's crimes, she wrote, "risks the credibility of the author and the op-ed pages". He said Israel has established field hospitals outside the prisons to respond to any immediate medical needs. "It is to be emphasised that the [prison service] does not negotiate with prisoners", he said.

Trump warns North Korea to behave

Trump warns North Korea to behave

North Korea relies heavily on China for food and fuel and the vast majority of its exports go through China. By keeping discussions focused squarely on North Korea and shared USA and Chinese interests in preventing war on the Korean peninsula, United States officials have also avoided getting dragged into making other concessions - like recognizing China's territorial claims to Taiwan - in order to win China's full support on North Korea.

Student lynched over "blasphemy"

The Interior Ministry also threatened to block all social media websites with blasphemous content, and said Facebook was sending a delegation to Pakistan to discuss their concerns, although Facebook would not confirm that to AFP . An official at Abdul Wali Khan University who spoke on condition of anonymity said Mr Khan was disliked by other students for his liberal and secular views.

Germany hopes UK election to help Brexit clarity

But the election still carries risk for May, with voters' potentially wary at being asked to go to the polls again, less than a year after the European Union referendum. Mrs May indicated that Conservative candidates will be expected to sign up to her election manifesto in full, putting pressure on remaining Europhiles within her party to toe the line.

Pentagon to test ability to shoot down North Korean missiles

Pentagon to test ability to shoot down North Korean missiles

Cha noted Pence's reference to " strategic patience ", an Obama administration strategy in which diplomatic and economic pressure from sanctions were given time to change the North's behavior. "And that's a frightful outcome, obviously, for everyone, including the innocent North Koreans who are just held as prisoners of his regime", Stewart said.

Theresa May Calls Snap General Election

Over at the Liberal Democrats, the party are hoping to regain some of the votes they lost in in general election in 2015. The EU parliament's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt , said that the election would be an opportunity for the British people to form the future of its withdrawal and planned to "work with the new government for the best common future possible".