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Trump opens United Nations comments with mention of Trump World Tower


The President's call for protecting UN officials who speak up about internal wrongdoing came as he spoke about what he sees as the worldwide body's failures and the needed reforms that could "make the United Nations great". The United States is the biggest UN contributor, providing 22 percent of its $5.4 billion biennial core budget and 28.5 percent of its $7.3 billion peacekeeping budget. Read More »

Merkel's coalition plans threatened by party bickering

But at no point has she wavered or apologized for pursuing a principled policy, even at the expense of some vile attacks against her or losing, at least temporarily, public support. He doubted the SPD could overtake Merkel's conservatives, who he expected to be the largest parliamentary party with the Social Democrats the second biggest. Read More »

Police question men from over Parsons Green attack


ITV News, however, obtained CCTV footage showing a man near Joneses' Sunbury house Friday morning carrying a bag from Lidl supermarket. A 21-year-old, believed to be Farroukh, was arrested late on Saturday after being stopped by officers outside a fried chicken shop in Hounslow, west London . Read More »

Biafra separatists sponsored by Nigerian government's opponents -minister


The PDP has accused the president of mounting a witch-hunt against its members. "On April 26 and as published by The Nigerian Tribune Newspaper and its online publication on April 27, 2017, Fayose said he was working in conjunction with Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, to raise funds for Kanu, stressing that he was taking his support for Kanu beyond showing solidarity in court by raising funds that would be deposited in an account opened in Kanu's name", Olatunbosun stated. Read More »

U.S. stealth fighter jets, bombers fly over Korean peninsula


The combined practice came three days after the North fired another intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan in the wake of a sixth nuclear test early this month. Efforts to tame the increasingly belligerent North are set to dominate US President Donald Trump's address to the UN General Assembly and his meetings with South Korean and Japanese leaders this week. Read More »

Trump calls Kim Jong-un "Rocket Man" ahead of UN meetings


Haley warned of a tougher United States response to future North Korean provocations , and said she would be happy to turn the matter over to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis "because he has plenty of military options". In a tweet , Trump said he had asked Moon "how Rocket Man is doing" - a barely veiled reference to Kim. However, an oil pipeline between China and North Korea that provides nearly 90 per cent of crude oil to Pyongyang was excluded from the sanctions. Read More »

North Korea says sanctions will accelerate nuclear programme


President Donald Trump and other leaders. The sanctions were enacted after North Korea launched its sixth and most powerful nuclear test earlier this month. Security Council resolution. Trump on Friday said that his administration's options toward North Korea are "effective and overwhelming". Last month, Trump threatened to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if the country continued to threaten the U.S. Read More »

Boardman man wears clown mask to scare daughter, gunshot is fired


She shouted about a clown trailing right behind her, according to police, as relayed by WKBN . 48-year-old Dion Santiago, who lives in the apartment, told police that when the girl ran in, he turned off the lights, looked out the apartment window and saw a man dressed in a clown mask on the lawn outside. Read More »

United States hostile acts in contrast with JCPOA spirit: Salehi

Jean-Yves Le Drian called to respond to the north Korean threat by a new package of sanctions. The warning from Trump came in a message to the United Nations agency's annual meeting, being held in Vienna , that was read by U.S. The IAEA has the authority to request access to facilities in Iran, including military ones, if there are new and credible indications of banned nuclear activities there, but diplomats say Washington has yet to provide such indications. Read More »

Bangladesh accuses Myanmar of violating its airspace


A joint report prepared by a group of United Nations agencies and two charities said at least a woman and two children had lost their lives "in a stampede during an unauthorized clothing distribution on the road in Balukhali Pan Bazar area" earlier on Friday. Read More »

USA aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill in S.Korea


The United States with its allies Japan and South Korea flew fighter jets and bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force against President Kim Jong Un's regime after it fired an intercontinental ballistic missile over Japan last week, the U.S. Read More »

3 die as buses collide at New York City intersection


Seven critically injured people were initially taken to hospitals; two of them later died, including the driver of the Dahlia tour bus, authorities said. One of the buses also hit a building with firefighters forced to extinguish a blaze inside. Images from the scene showed the Dahlia tour bus crashed into a Kennedy Pizza & Chicken storefront. Read More »

Bullet Train Project To Create 20000 Jobs: SBI Report


The study for this high speed train popularly referred to as Bullet Train has been done by Japan International Cooperation Agency ( JICA). "Instead, we are getting a bullet train without having asked for it", the Shiv Sena said. The train is expected to cut the journey time from the current six hours to less than three hours. "The Prime Minister's dream is not of the common man, but for the interest of the wealthy and the business class, and this is the reason for making Piyush Goyal the ... Read More »

Union Strikes At Chevrolet Equinox Assembly Plant


A General Motors plant in Ingersoll, Ont., has been hit by a strike. The plant has been building the 2018 Chevrolet Equinox since January 2017. Workers were expected to walk off the job at 11pm Sunday if there was no tentative agreement with the automaker. Read More »

Snapchat pulls Al Jazeera channel from its app in Saudi Arabia


So, tl;dr, the law enshrines a regime of total state-control of media. Although this is not the first hit out towards the Al Jazeera network.Saudi authorities had previously demanded the Qatar government shut down the network completely as one of the 13 conditions to remove sanctions against the country but were later withdrawn. Read More »

Pakistan concerned over Guardian drones deal between India and US


He said the preparation for the prime minister and his delegation's visit for the UNGA session was ongoing. This was certainly by no means an easy task to find in these important regional countries echoing views held by Pakistan. "Conflict in Afghanistan is persisting for around four decades , which has created ungoverned spaces there, which have become safe havens for various terrorist outfits. Read More »

Durga idols should be in the river by 8pm: Home minister


The West Bengal chief minister said that her government is not doing minority appeasement. No idol immersion on Muharram . Banerjee said the "BJP should not do politics using CBI, ED and foment riots". He said immersion would again be allowed on October 2. Insisting that her government did not put any curb on celebration of Vijaya Dashami rituals, Banerjee said, "There is misinformation campaign by certain outfits that we are stopping Vijaya Dashami celebrations at puja pandals and ... Read More »

Typhoon tears across Vietnam, skirting key coffee region


Ten other people were injured by falling trees or debris, he added, and another 50,000 homes were damaged. Ha Tinh: Typhoon Doksuri tore a destructive path across central Vietnam on Friday, flooding hundreds of thousands of homes, whipping off roofs and knocking out power in the country's most powerful storm in years. Read More »

Canelo fight ends in controversial split-decision draw


However, the judges ended up scoring the match a questionable draw. After a closely fought bout in Las Vegas , one judge scored it 118-110 for Alvarez, another 115-113 for Golovkin and the third a 114-114 draw. Reminding us that all week he was saying that there would be some controversy in the fight. The problem I have is how is it that judge Adelaide Byrd gave a score of 118-110 in favor of Alvarez? "I'm going to rest for the rest of the year". Read More »

Small plane crash in Garfield County kills family of four


The exact time of the crash was unknown, sheriff's office spokesman Walt Stowe told the Aspen Times . Jeff and Jennifer Makepeace of Fort Collins and their two children, Addison and Benjamin, both 10, perished in a private plane crash Saturday morning in the Flat Top Mountains wilderness north of Glenwood Springs and Rifle. Read More »