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2 killed as militants hurl grenade, Jammu and Kashmir minister escapes unhurt

2 killed as militants hurl grenade, Jammu and Kashmir minister escapes unhurt Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Public Works Akhtar escaped unhurt in the attack. "The grenade was reportedly hurled at 11.45 am", a police official said. Akhtar, who was on his way to inaugurate a project in the town of Tral in south Kashmir, told Reuters he was safe. Three civilians lost their lives in grenade attack by terrorists. [Full Article...]

Seoul to Resume Aid to N. Korea but Doesn't Set Date

Seoul to Resume Aid to N. Korea but Doesn't Set Date The Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, reportedly asked the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, to reconsider the timing of the aid package in a recent telephone call. "Food and essential medicines and equipment to treat young children are in short supply". The U.N. assesses that 18 million of the 25 million North Koreans are experiencing varying levels of food shortages and the country also su... [Full Article...]

Philippine president declares September 21 "national day of protest"

Philippine president declares September 21 Duterte, in his speech during the awarding ceremony of the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers in Malacañang, said he is increasing the reward money to P3 million because no one has so far been busted. Following recent teen deaths involving police officers, Duterte reminded law enforcers that unlawful killings were not allowed and asserted that he would not condone police abuses. [Full Article...]

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Vanuatu, no damage reported

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits Vanuatu, no damage reported The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake did not pose a tsunami threat. The quake has a depth of around 124 miles. Vanuatu is part of the "Ring of Fire", a zone of tectonic activity around the Pacific frequently subject to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. [Full Article...]

Iran Says Ready to Supply Pakistan's Energy Needs

Iran Says Ready to Supply Pakistan's Energy Needs Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has claimed that Pakistan has developed short-range nuclear weapons as a counter to the 'Cold Start' military doctrine adopted by Indian armed forces. He said periodic meetings are held and a regular review is undertaken to ensure the safety and security of the country's nuclear assets. Pakistan, he said, wanted to expand its economic relationship ... [Full Article...]

South Korea Says Trump's North Korea Rhetoric Shows Resolve

South Korea Says Trump's North Korea Rhetoric Shows Resolve Netanyahu heaped praise onto Trump's speech . " Rocket man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime ", he said . Mr. Trump began his speech by espousing a form of worldwide cooperation based on the nationalism that propelled his 2016 presidential campaign before using unusually blunt language for a United Nations address to weigh in on some of the world's most intractable pro... [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi Urges NRIs to Work With Congress

Rahul Gandhi Urges NRIs to Work With Congress There are forces in India that are dividing the country. He added that this is very risky and is even hurting India's reputation overseas. "There are forces in our country that is dividing the country and it is very unsafe for our country and it ruins our reputation abroad". [Full Article...]

We will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea if…

We will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea if… In his September 19 speech, Trump spoke in tough terms about the threat to global security posed by North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles. Senator Payne will be meet with US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Thursday to discuss the North Korea issues. Trump said: "The success of the United Nations depends on the independent strength of its... [Full Article...]

McLaren creates futuristic hypercar for Playstation's Gran Turismo

McLaren creates futuristic hypercar for Playstation's Gran Turismo Gran Turismo Sport will be the seventh GT game so far, and to whet our appetites for its arrival McLaren has revealed a virtual concept auto. McLaren follows in the footsteps of other manufacturers such as Mercedes-AMG and Bugatti who have penned exclusive designs for the video game franchise. [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea president Moon Jae-in meets Thomas Bach

Winter Olympics 2018: South Korea president Moon Jae-in meets Thomas Bach The United States and South Korea conducted joint drills over South Korean airspace on Monday afternoon, weeks after North Koreaconducted its sixth nuclear test and the United Nations Security Council adopted sanctions curtailing oil exports to the country. [Full Article...]

Trump Calls For Reform In Muted UN Debut

Trump Calls For Reform In Muted UN Debut The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that North Korea's latest missile test violated United Nations Security Council resolutions, the Interfax news agency reported. forces and is determined to build a weapons system capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to hit the United States mainland. Haley says President Donald Trump's " fire and fury " threat against North Korea wasn't an empty... [Full Article...]

Delhi: Student tells man don't smoke, killed

Delhi: Student tells man don't smoke, killed A 21-year-old died and his friend was injured after a man allegedly plowed into their bike with his vehicle - minutes after they objected to him "blowing smoke on their faces". He also hit a cab and an autorickshaw before his auto turned off. The duo was rushed to hospital. This was when the incident occurred and the two were deliberately hit.While Maninder is under treatment and on a wheelchair... [Full Article...]

Pentagon Confirms South Korea Actually Considering Nuclear Rearmament

Pentagon Confirms South Korea Actually Considering Nuclear Rearmament Luke McNamara , at cybersecurity firm FireEye, says in a blog post ."Since May 2017, we have observed North Korean actors target at least three South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges with the suspected intent of stealing funds". Observers have reported that recent cryptocurrency heists appear to tie to the Pyongyang-based government of North Korea, officially known as the Democratic People's Repub... [Full Article...]

South Korean, Japanese, US militaries to mount pressure on Pyongyang

South Korean, Japanese, US militaries to mount pressure on Pyongyang It was a surprisingly brutal indictment, even by the standards of a president who has spoken about unleashing "fire and fury" on Kim's country if it didn't end its nuclear provocations . Arthur Herman of the National Review suggests that Putin himself may be working with the North Koreans to help them quickly develop working nuclear weapons capable of hitting the US/Canadian mainland. [Full Article...]

UN Envoy Slams North Korea's 'Reckless' Behavior

UN Envoy Slams North Korea's 'Reckless' Behavior Trump also spoke Monday with China's President Xi Jinping "to discuss North Korea's continued defiance of the worldwide community and its efforts to destabilize Northeast Asia", according to a statement issued by the White House. "He continues to test now hydrogen bombs". Haley repeatedly said the latest package of North Korea sanctions unanimously passed by the Security Council is significant, ... [Full Article...]

Jews in Mumbai bring in 5778th new year

Jews in Mumbai bring in 5778th new year The new year 5778 begins Thursday on the Jewish calendar. For Congregation Rodef Sholom, 1119 Elm St., a temple of Reform Judaism, Rosh Hashanah is celebrated one full day, from sundown to sundown. Yom Kippur starts off in a very solemn way with a 24-hour fasting period, but ends in a celebratory fashion with a positive outlook for the year ahead. [Full Article...]

SEC Discloses Breach That May Have Enabled Insider Trading

SEC Discloses Breach That May Have Enabled Insider Trading Specifically, a software vulnerability in the test filing component of the Commission's EDGAR system, which was patched promptly after discovery, was exploited and resulted in access to nonpublic information. Its EDGAR database houses millions of filings on corporate disclosures ranging from quarterly earnings to statements on mergers and acquisitions. A trader examines a chart at his post on th... [Full Article...]

Guy Verhofstadt: UK must find 'unique' Irish border solution

Guy Verhofstadt: UK must find 'unique' Irish border solution The burden of finding a solution to the issue of the Irish border after Brexit lies firmly with the UK Government, the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator has said. However, she insisted that any solution must be "UK-wide". If the United Kingdom as a whole left the customs union and single market but Northern Ireland stayed in, it would create major divisions between the province and mainl... [Full Article...]

Tillerson Says Iran Nuclear Deal 'Really Has to Be Revisited'

Tillerson Says Iran Nuclear Deal 'Really Has to Be Revisited' Addressing the UN General Assembly, Rouhani said his country would respond decisively if the agreement - signed between Iran and world powers under which Tehran agreed to curb its nuclear programme in return for relief from economic sanctions - is violated by any party. [Full Article...]

Auckland Council supports response to fuel shortage

Auckland Council supports response to fuel shortage Petrol stations, truck stops and fuel storage: Auckland Council is supporting the delivery of petrol and diesel to petrol stations, truck stops and their associated fuel storage locations, by truck, at any time necessary. Auckland Airport chief executive Adrian Littlewood confirmed oil companies were rationing fuel supplies to airlines. Air NZ was now assessing the financial impact of the fuel-... [Full Article...]


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