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Britain blames Russian Federation for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack

Britain blames Russian Federation for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack The U.S. strike on a Syrian air base came in response to the Assad regime chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Shaykhun, Idlib province, killing some 100 civilians and wounding hundreds of others, mostly children. "But they're not disconnected from Bashar Assad and the Al Qaeda - the war crimes that have been taking place". Sir Michael said the attack had happened "on their watch" and tha... [Full Article...]

North Korean Minister Accuses Trump Of Raising Tensions

North Korean Minister Accuses Trump Of Raising Tensions A Pyongyang official told the Associated Press on April 14 that the Hermit Kingdom is prepared to launch a preemptive strike of its own if the US shows any signs of "reckless" military aggression. Many experts believe North Korea is on track to develop the technology necessary to launch an ICBM equipped with a nuclear warhead within the next few years, the AP reports. [Full Article...]

North Korea prepares 'pre-emptive strike' in wake of United States 'recklessness'

North Korea prepares 'pre-emptive strike' in wake of United States 'recklessness' Donald Trump's decision to send an "armada" of warships to waters off the tense peninsula, coupled with recent USA strikes in Syria and Afghanistan, were proof that Washington had chosen the path of "open threat and blackmail", KCNA said. Air China, the only Chinese airline with regular flights to North Korea, has cancelled some flights between Beijing and Pyongyang based on their ticket sales s... [Full Article...]

Wall Street's Charging Bull sculptor wants Fearless Girl statue removed

Wall Street's Charging Bull sculptor wants Fearless Girl statue removed However, " Charging Bull" was in a similar situation as "Fearless Girl". "Men who don't like women taking up space are exactly why we need the Fearless Girl ", he said. Under the cover of night and without a permit, he installed his massive " Charging Bull" directly before the New York Stock Exchange , a gift New Yorkers loved but New York City initially hated. [Full Article...]

Pakistan, India should negotiate to resolve all disputes: Stephane Dujarric

Pakistan, India should negotiate to resolve all disputes: Stephane Dujarric The Pakistan Army has taken custody of a Karachi-based underworld don who they claim was helping Kulbhushan Jadhav to spy against the country. "The conviction for spying and sabotage of Kulbhushan Jadhav has the potential to inflict lasting harm on bilateral relations if not handled sensibly", the Dawn said in an editorial. [Full Article...]

US 'Mother of All Bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

US 'Mother of All Bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan Gen. John W. Nicholson, NATO commander in Afghanistan, at a news conference. According to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, caves and ammunition caches were also destroyed. Asked about this Thursday, President Donald Trump said: "I don't know if this sends a message" to North Korea, before appearing to dismiss the suggestion. [Full Article...]

Trump, Who Scorned Obama's Golf Habits, Outpacing Him in Rounds

Trump, Who Scorned Obama's Golf Habits, Outpacing Him in Rounds Because Mar-a-Lago is incorporated as a club, it pays lower property taxes than hotels. The temporary road closures and adjusted traffic patterns around Mar-a-Lago will be in place through Sunday evening, April 16. 'I don't ever think that I'd see anything. The White House didn't respond to questions about the reason the helicopter was there. Trump's use of his own golf courses has also drawn cr... [Full Article...]

British tests show sarin use in Syria

British tests show sarin use in Syria Russian Federation vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning last week's alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria and calling for an independent investigation. While Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Tillerson expressed agreement when they met on Wednesday on what the future of Syria should look like, they laid out vastly different paths to get there. [Full Article...]

Stockholm attack: Suspect has ISIS sympathies

A stolen truck rammed into people on a central Stockholm street before crashing into a department store on Friday, killing four and injuring 15 others. The bomb or bombs in question were said to have been in a suitcase carried out of the then-destroyed truck by the man, who after realizing his plan had not worked fled on foot before being captured by police. [Full Article...]

U.S. sends aircraft carrier close to North Korea waters

He didn't specify North Korea, but the context was clear enough. United States military warships, stationed in the eastern Mediterranean, fired dozens of Tomahawk cruise missiles at Shayrat air base near the Syrian city of Homs on Friday, following allegations that the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons on a town in the Idlib province earlier. [Full Article...]

Syria's allies pledge to retaliate after U.S. airstrike

Syria's allies pledge to retaliate after U.S. airstrike Navy ships in the Mediterranean Sea. The strikes also prompted a backlash from Russian Federation. The US is "disappointed but not surprised" at Russia's response to its strikes on a Syrian air base suspected of storing chemical weapons, said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. [Full Article...]

Massive anti-Maduro protests continue in Venezuela

State Comptroller Manuel Galindo imposed the ban on Mr Capriles due to his alleged "administrative irregularities" while serving as governor of the northern state of Miranda. "They're seeking a provocation, that will lead to violence", El Aissami said on Friday, adding the march could block crucial services like ambulances. [Full Article...]

South Korea | Liberal front-runner in presidential race wins party nomination

South Korea | Liberal front-runner in presidential race wins party nomination If Moon Jae-in is elected, it would end almost a decade of conservative rule in South Korea , during which ties with North Korea have plunged to one of the lowest points in decades due to the North's nuclear and missile tests and the South's response. [Full Article...]

United Nations votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

The call comes after an investigation by the Associated Press revealed details of sexual abuse against Haitian children, committed by at least 134 Sri Lankan peacekeepers. peacekeeping mission was coming near my home in Chattanooga..." Honoré, however, said it was time to reshape the partnership among the worldwide community, the United Nations and Haiti, "with a view to monitoring concern... [Full Article...]

'Show Us the Evidence': Russia's Foreign Minister Dismisses Election Interference Allegations

Tillerson noted the low level of trust between the two countries. "I know that there are numerous culprits of people who want to subvert our relations... The U.N. special envoy for Syria is warning that the fragile peace process is "in grave danger" and is urging the United States, Russia and other key players to work for a real cease-fire and negotiations to end the six-year conflict. [Full Article...]

Chemical weapons experts in Turkey to investigate alleged Syrian sarin attack

President Donald Trump received widespread support from Jewish leaders and elected officials last week for ordering a missile strike on the airbase from which Syrian President Bashar Assad is believed to have launched a chemical weapons attack on his own civilians. [Full Article...]

North Korea official blames Trump for rising tensions

Han told AP that Pyongyang won't "keep its arms crossed" in the face of a US pre-emptive strike. A new Marist poll released Friday shows 72 percent of Americans believe tensions around the world are rising with big majorities viewing ISIS and North Korea as major threats to US security. [Full Article...]

N.Korea 'Finishes Preparations for Another Nuke Test'

N.Korea 'Finishes Preparations for Another Nuke Test' A Japan-based combat-ready Air Force wing showed off its aircraft Wednesday in a clear warning to North Korea, the Washington Examiner reported . And the state-run Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un had received a note from Assad offering commiseration and affirming their relationship. [Full Article...]

Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana

Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana When news that Canada was soon going to announce the legislation appeared online last month, rapper Snoop Dogg tweeted an enthusiastic "Oh Canada!" Canadian folk singer Pat Robitaille released a "Weed song" to coincide with the government's announcement. [Full Article...]

PM Modi, PM Turnbull's day out: Metro ride, Akshardham tour

PM Modi, PM Turnbull's day out: Metro ride, Akshardham tour Welcoming Turnbull on his first visit to India , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the passage of Australian legislation meant the country was now able to export uranium to India. He is also the first Australian to score three centuries in a Test series in India. It groups the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and a further half-dozen countries, including India, with wh... [Full Article...]


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