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N Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

The two leaders spoke on the phone for 35 minutes on Thursday morning, a day after North Korea launched a ballistic missile towards the Sea of Japan, public broadcaster NHK reported . John Hyten, the man in charge of shooting down any incoming missile, told Congress he's never sure what's coming next from North Korea . On February 11, Pyongyang said it had successfully tested a new ballistic... [Full Article...]

Missile attack doesn't change United States policies toward Syria, former ambassador says

Missile attack doesn't change United States policies toward Syria, former ambassador says It was the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Trump's most dramatic military order since becoming president just over two months ago. Hours after the airstrikes, Russian Federation announced it was severing a hotline the two countries have used since 2015 to ensure their aircraft don't accidentally clash in Syria's crowded skies. [Full Article...]

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Palm Sunday Terror Attacks In Egypt

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Palm Sunday Terror Attacks In Egypt The bombings come days after President Donald Trump welcomed el-Sisi to Washington and stressed his support for Cairo . "There was blood all over the floor and body parts scattered", said one woman who was inside the church. The explosive device was planted under a seat in the main prayer hall, it said. The attack comes just weeks before Pope Francis is due to visit Egypt. [Full Article...]

Trump tells Congress Syria attack ordered to protect United States interest

Trump tells Congress Syria attack ordered to protect United States interest It says the Syrian government launched the attack from the Shayrat air base. Trump stated that informing the Congress of the background and motives behind the decision to attack Syria was in consistent with the War Powers Resolution. would pursue Assad's ouster itself. Mr Putin and Iranian president Hassan Rouhani also called for an investigation into events in Idlib. Syria's ally Russian Fe... [Full Article...]

Stockholm truck-attack suspect was failed asylum-seeker

STOCKHOLM (AP ) — A Swedish prosecutor says a person has been formally identified as a suspect "of terrorist offenses by murder" by driving a hijacked truck into a crowd of pedestrians, killing four people and wounding 15 others. The man, detained on Friday night on terrorism charges after the attack in the capital, appeared to have acted alone but "we still can not rule out that more people are i... [Full Article...]

Trump administration seeks raw data from intelligence community instead of analysis

Trump administration seeks raw data from intelligence community instead of analysis Flynn has also been accused of cooperating with Turkish government officials in order to extradite the exiled Fethullah Gülen from the United States in an irregular manner.He has requested immunity if he testifies before the intelligence committees of the U.S. [Full Article...]

Japan To Extend Sanctions Against North Korea Amid Nuclear Threat

Pyongyang has pursued its nuclear and missile programmes at an unprecedented pace to expand its deterrence against US. "Years of previous attempts at changing Assad's behavior have all failed and failed very dramatically", Trump stated Thursday evening, suggesting that a new approach is needed. [Full Article...]

Twitter drops lawsuit against Trump administration

Several "alt" accounts have emerged after Trump's inauguration, they're accounts for USA government agencies claiming to be run by anonymous employees in the departments themselves. The complaint noted that many so-called resistance accounts have popped up since Trump's inauguration, claiming to be run by staff at various government agencies. [Full Article...]

Kashmir: Water-level in Jhelum recedes as rain stops

Kashmir: Water-level in Jhelum recedes as rain stops Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter to convey the above-mentioned. "Two out of five soldiers have been rescued". The girl's body was washed away by a roaring mountain stream. Dozens of houses across the state have been partially damaged by the floods and torrential rains. Residents were seen taking their cars to higher areas of Srinagar city. [Full Article...]

Kremlin to Tillerson: Trump's Syria strike 'plays into the hands of extremists'

Kremlin to Tillerson: Trump's Syria strike 'plays into the hands of extremists' Moscow has warned Washington that its cruise missile attack against the Syrian regime "plays into the hands of extremists". The Russian government has been implicated in numerous attacks against Syrians opposed to Assad's rule - something Moscow adamantly denies. [Full Article...]

Malaysia-North Korea ties not severed

Malaysia-North Korea ties not severed The two countries had been locked in a diplomatic row in the wake of the killing in Kuala Lumpur last month. Hours after the news emerged in South Korea, Malaysian police confirmed that a North Korean man had died at the airport, without disclosing his identity. [Full Article...]

Sporadic violence in protest against Zuma

Sporadic violence in protest against Zuma Zuma and the ruling party have been weakened by other scandals around the president. "It's time the peoples' voices of South Africa are heard, loud and clear - Zuma out", added another. "When I look at the beauty and the tapestry of our people, i am always reminded that it will always be the people for democracy and for the people and no one can defeat us", Maimane told a crowd of protesters. [Full Article...]

Did The Trump Administration Try To Block Sally Yates From Russia Testimony?

Did The Trump Administration Try To Block Sally Yates From Russia Testimony? Graham then shared what he would do if he were in Nunes' shoes. He dismissed those comments as "a lot of politics". But CNN reports Nunes has now issued a formal invitation to the Federal Bureau of Investigation director to testify before Congress. [Full Article...]

Basque group ETA gives authorities list of weapons caches

The Basque terror group ETA revealed the locations of weapons dumps in France, signaling the movement has disarmed after suspending its struggle for independence from Spain , according to worldwide monitors. So-called "peacemakers" drawn from French civil society were supposed to hand over an inventory of the weapons on behalf of ETA on the sidelines of a "big popular gathering" in Bayonne. [Full Article...]

Illegal migration at U.S. border at lowest point in 17 years- Kelly

Illegal migration at U.S. border at lowest point in 17 years- Kelly From that pool, the administration is expected to choose between 4 and 10 companies to build prototypes; the finalists will be announced in June and will be expected to complete a prototype by July. We need to protect the Southwest border in any way that that makes sense. In his prepared remarks, Kelly said, "it is important to acknowledge the long-standing operational needs of the U.S. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation reserves right to meet any French politician

Russian Federation has been accused of interfering in the United States election in an effort to sway results in President Donald Trump s favour, prompting a probe by American authorities. She branded the election of Le Pen, who wants France to leave the European Union , as crucial for the future of Europe. "Of course I know that the election campaign in France is actively developing", Mr Put... [Full Article...]

'SNL' gets Trump and O'Reilly just right

'SNL' gets Trump and O'Reilly just right We'll see what ends up being "legally required" of them, of course, but this is a good start for Fox amid all the O'Reilly drama. Walsh, a former Fox News guest, says O'Reilly rescinded a promise to make her a contributor after she rebuffed him. [Full Article...]

Egypt's Sisi declares three-month state of emergency

In December, an attack at a Coptic church in Cairo killed 25 people. The Euronews report on the left is dated but reveals the moment of the blast in one of the churches in the Nile Delta City of Tanta. They have long complained of discrimination and that the government does not do enough to protect them. "Our condolences to all the Egyptian people, I will not say our Christian brothers, our co... [Full Article...]

USA threatens more pressure on Syria after missile strikes

Kim considers Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad a key ally and North Korea claims the pair exchanged "warm wishes". Pyongyang has repeatedly warned that it aims to test an intercontinental ballistic missile or conduct another underground nuclear test. [Full Article...]

Violent clashes break out ahead of rally by far-right Le Pen

Violent clashes break out ahead of rally by far-right Le Pen This could imply they equally certified for that second-round run off planned on which Macron sometimes appears winning easily. The televised debate among the 11 candidates heated up Tuesday night when they discussed the "moralization" of French politics. [Full Article...]


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