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Author: 0 North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

In a speech after he took the oath of office on Wednesday, Moon said he plans to eventually move out of the Blue House, which was seen as part of an attempt to be a more accessible leader. First freeze North Korea's nuclear development, then engage with them economically before before working towards the ultimate goal of denuclearization.

World Congo death signals new Ebola outbreak-ministry
Author: 0 Congo death signals new Ebola outbreak-ministry

The DRC went through a three-month long outbreak of the virus in 2014, which killed 49 people. He was referred to the nearest hospital with laboratory test facilities, but died on the way, infecting the motorcycle driver and another passenger who traveled with him.

Author: 0 U.S. complains to China about North Korea's attendance at Silk Road summit

Additionally, India is yet to finalise its attendance at the forum and is reserved about the initiative, citing sovereignty issues over China's involvement in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). "When we look at the Belt and Road Initiative, we see a very important contribution to this solidarity in addressing global problems with worldwide cooperation, where China plays a very central role", said Guterres in an interview with several UN-based Chinese media outlets earlier this week.

Author: 0 Moon, Abe agree to co-operate on North Korea

That would risk upsetting President Trump, with whom the South Korean leader spoke late on Wednesday night. Moon expressed his hope for a meeting with Modi in the near future. Regarding THAAD, President Moon reportedly asked Xi to consider easing the restrictions China has placed on South Korean companies in the country. The new South Korean president faces the daunting task of finding a way to restore relations without upsetting worldwide partners such as the US, given Pyongyang's ...

Author: 0 UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

Mr Corbyn's visit comes as Labour pledges to protect the "triple lock" pension policy, which was introduced under David Cameron and means pensions increase in line with average earnings, inflation or 2.5%, whichever is highest. Betting markets and prediction models all point to the Conservatives getting around 390 seats in the House of Commons, giving May a majority of 130, the ElectionsEtc blog reported.

World Macron unveils fresh faces for parliamentary election
Author: 0 Macron unveils fresh faces for parliamentary election

With the next National Assembly elections taking place in June, Macron is now under the hammer to find candidates to run for the country's 577 seats. Many of his newcomers will also face seasoned politicians with long careers and local networks of activists and supporters.

World Ten laborers killed in Gwadar gun attack
Author: 0 Ten laborers killed in Gwadar gun attack

At least ten labourers were gunned down by unknown assailants in a broad daylight at a coastal village of Pishukan in district Gwadar, ARY News reported Saturday. Mineral-rich Balochistan has been plagued for decades by a separatist insurgency and sectarian killings and gunmen have previously targeted labourers seen as outsiders in the region.

World Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds
Author: 0 Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

US Defense Secretary James Mattis has assured Turkey that Washington is committed to protecting its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, while Ankara is infuriated by a US plan to arm Kurdish fighters. "We never have and never will". Otherwise, the outcome won't only affect Turkey. "A negative outcome will also emerge for the United States". In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017 photo, Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, sits at a helicopter gunship, during a visit at IDEF'17, the ...

World Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified
Author: 0 Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified

Milliken, 38, was killed Thursday in a remote area approximately 40 miles west of the capital Mogadishu as USA forces were conducting an advise-and-assist mission with members of the Somali National Army. He said the USA troops were "a distance back" from the compound which had been "associated with some attacks on facilities that we use and that our Somali partners use nearby".

Author: 0 Pakistan PM travels to China to attend Belt and Road Forum

It would connect China with Europe through Central Asia, and with south-east Asian regions through the country's southern provinces. "China's record so far is not comparable to colonialism in the sense Malaysia has previously known it", Beatson, a researcher with the Lau China Institute, said in a South China Morning Post (SCMP) report today.

World English is losing importance in Europe — EU's Juncker
Author: 0 English is losing importance in Europe — EU's Juncker

She said: "During the Conservative Party leadership campaign I was described by one of my colleagues as a bloody hard woman". Details of the diplomatic dinner were leaked to the German press, describing how Juncker and Prime Minister Theresa May "clashed" over a number issues, with the Eurocrat quoted as saying he was "10 times more skeptical than I was before" about the prospects for negotiations.

World Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks
Author: 0 Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

The tweet: "James Comey better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" When asked whether he could announce a nominee by Friday, when he is scheduled to leave for the Middle East and Europe on his first trip overseas as president, Trump responded, "Even that is possible".

World Tour bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 24 people
Author: 0 Tour bus tips over in Turkey, killing at least 24 people

Death toll in a bus accident in the resort district of Marmaris located in the Aegean province of Muğla has risen to 23, according to Muğla Governor, Hurriyet Daily News wrote. The preliminary data suggested that the accident could have been caused by the brake system failure, when the bus was passing a risky turn on a mountainous part of the road to Marmaris.

World Nearly all systems have been recovered, says Home Secretary — NHS cyberattack
Author: 0 Nearly all systems have been recovered, says Home Secretary — NHS cyberattack

Two security firms " Kaspersky Lab and Avast " said they had identified the malware behind the attack in upward of 70 countries, although both said the attack has hit Russian Federation hardest. Eisen says the internet itself is diseased and these attacks will continue until some serious restructuring is done. It initially said 16 NHS organizations had reported being hit, and more reports came in as the day went on.

World Russian Foreign Minister Holds Press Conference After Meeting With Trump
Author: 0 Russian Foreign Minister Holds Press Conference After Meeting With Trump

Tensions surrounding Russia's involvement in the US election remain high. Trump on Tuesday fired Comey, who had been leading the investigation into potential ties between members of the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. A White House official told the official pool reporter that the only media present for Trump's meeting were official Russian and United States government photographers.

Author: 0 French ex-premier gives backing to Macron

The Republicans party, whose candidate Francois Fillon crashed out in the first round of the presidential election after being charged over giving his wife allegedly "fake" jobs on the public payroll, is also aiming to become the majority party in parliament.

Author: 0 Hamas elects Haniya as new chief of Islamic movement

Ismail Haniyeh, the new Hamas leader speaks to the press during his visit to a solidarity tent for hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners held by Israel , at the main square in Gaza City, Monday, May 8, 2017. The document continues to state that the mission and objective of Hamas is the violent destruction of Israel. Hamas needs to change it actions, not only its rhetoric, if it wants to achieve political rehabilitation, but most importantly it must become part of the mainstream political ...

World Haryana: Baby snake found in govt school's mid-day meal
Author: 0 Haryana: Baby snake found in govt school's mid-day meal

When the principal and other faculty members found the snakelet when they checked the food. The quality of mid-day meals - or free lunch provided by the government under a scheme to draw the poorest to schools across India - has been notoriously erratic, with reports of dead rats and insects found in them.

World CT companies named to Forbes best employers list
Author: 0 CT companies named to Forbes best employers list

The process was similar in Canada, where 8,000 Canadian employees working for large firms or institutions were asked to rate how likely they were to recommend their own companies on a scale of 1 to 10. "This honor is further testimony to the efforts of everyone who makes Mercy a great place to work", Mr. Mullen said. Costco tops the list of larger employers.

World BC Green leader begins talks with other parties
Author: 0 BC Green leader begins talks with other parties

Milligan analyzed the absentee vote in these tight ridings from 2013, then plugged the numbers into a simulation that he ran one million times. "So if you reside in Victoria but you voted in Prince George, your ballot would go into a certification envelope and be sent to your home district of residence to be counted there", said Andrew Watson, communications manager for Elections B.C.

Author: 0 White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos

Trump tweeted the images after the White House had been left fuming when the Russian Embassy published photos of Trump's closed-door meeting with Lavrov, as well as the Russian ambassador in Washington , Sergei Kislyak. Instead of being part of the conversation, USA reporters were sent to an unannounced meeting for Trump, this time with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger , who most notably served under President Richard Nixon.

World What was in Comey's farewell letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation colleagues
Author: 0 What was in Comey's farewell letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation colleagues

White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders accused Comey of committing "atrocities" and failing to do his job. "Sir", he told Sen. "The work of the FBI continues despite any changes in circumstances... "The president asked that they put those concerns and their recommendation in writing, which is the letter that you guys have received", Sanders said, describing the president's instructions to Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

World Senate Intelligence panel subpoenas former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn
Author: 0 Senate Intelligence panel subpoenas former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied interfering in the USA election and the Trump administration denies allegations of collusion with Russian Federation. President Obama previously warned Trump about Flynn. . The Senate intelligence committee subpoenaed former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn for documents related to the panel's investigation into Russia's election meddling.