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Musharraf accuses Zardari for Benazir Bhutto's murder

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On Monday, while challenging the verdict of the lower court, the PPP had submitted three appeals, one challenging the order separating Musharraf's trial from the case, the other is against the "lenient" sentences against the police officers and the last against the suspected militants exonerated in the case, on behalf of PPP Co-Chairman and Benazir's widower Asif Ali Zardari . Read More »

Three major military powers began maneuvers near North Korea

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Col. Oliver North (Ret.) on Monday said the recent imposed sanctions against North Korea won't be enough to stop its nuclear weapons program. President Donald Trump, while addressing the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, warned Kim Jong Un that he would not survive an attack by the United States: "The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea ". Read More »

Mattis says United States effort on North Korea aims for diplomatic solution

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He was referring to an accelerating series of missile tests by North Korea that have defied US and worldwide warnings to stop. September 20, 2017 (EIRNS)-During brief remarks at the Pentagon on September 18, Secretary of Defense James Mattis, in response to a question, claimed that there are military options available against North Korea that would not result in mass casualties from North Korea artillery bombardment of Seoul, but he declined to elaborate. Read More »

One Nation senator fronts High Court

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But Senator Roberts remained defiant on Thursday telling the court he always believed he was an Australian citizen, despite being born in India - where he became a Indian and British citizen by descent. "Not once did he do that, if he'd known that, he would have", he said. This came after BuzzFeed News obtained documents showing that Roberts had previously registered as a United Kingdom national, and the Australian citizenship application he signed when he was 19 showed he was British. Read More »

Trump says he won't impose United States values overseas

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Trump announced Wednesday that he had made a decision on the deal, which Tillerson said would need "additional work" before being released publicly. He says no one disagreed that Iran is technically complying but it's a political discussion now about whether to remain in the deal. Read More »

Istanbul's Ataturk airport closed after private jet crashes

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A private plane caught fire when it made an emergency landing at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport Thursday. The jet, registered as TC-KON, crashed as it was landing, Dogan said. The airport's website showed some delays continuing, in particular for incoming flights. Turkish Airlines confirmed that its flights to and from the airport were still being operated but encouraged travelers to check their flight status in advance. Read More »

Afghan President backs new United States policy on terrorism

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Current fulminations by Pakistani officials and politicians against the USA, together with Islamabad apparently having prepared a "three-option toughest diplomatic policy" against the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, provide New Delhi with an excellent opportunity to achieve its objective of diplomatically isolating Pakistan . Read More »

Japan's Abe calls for enforcement of sanctions against North Korea

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But concerns over Kim's missile program have increased after the tyrant threatened to shoot a rocket at Guam, a U.S. territory in the Pacific, just 2,100 miles away from North Korea . "North Korea goes for [a] nuclear test , launch of missiles, and provocative actions after provocative actions". North Korea's foreign minister likened Trump to a "barking dog" in response. Read More »

US, Russian militaries hold talks on Syria: Pentagon

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Syrian armed forces supported by the Russian Air Force have regained control of 87.4 percent of the country, Russia's military said , adding that Russian warplanes had destroyed over 96,000 terrorist targets in the course of the two-year campaign. Read More »

Options for North Korea are 'effective and overwhelming'

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The North also fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific on Friday, responding to fresh new United Nations sanctions with what appeared to be its longest-ever missile flight. The Security Council last Monday imposed a new raft of sanctions on North Korea - but their impact depends largely on whether China, Pyongyang's ally and main economic partner, will fully implement them and on Russian Federation, which is hosting tens of thousands of North Korean workers. Read More »

In debut at UN, Trump to offer assurances, warnings

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She says war is undesirable but adds that "something has got to be done" if North Korea continues to threaten the US and its allies. Asked about President Donald Trump's warning last month that the North Korean threat to the United States will be met with "fire and fury", Haley said, "It was not an empty threat". Read More »

Gareth Barry explains why he left Everton

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Barry drew level with Giggs on 632 during West Brom's 0-0 draw with West Ham United, when he also became the first player to start 600 Premier League games. Gareth Barry has revealed Arsenal tried to sign him twice as he prepares to break the Premier League appearance record against them on Monday Night Football. Read More »

Kardashians' Dash Boutique Attacked by Woman Wielding a Gun and Machete

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Police were called after she left the store. "On Thursday, at approximately at 11:20 am PST, a female white adult walked into the store with a revolver", a spokesperson for the West Hollywood Sheriff's Department tells PEOPLE . A Sheriff's Department helicopter took part in the search for the woman but could not find her. Video footage shows the woman turning toward a cameraman to ask if he wanted to "get stabbed", before shoving the machete into a gap in the boutique's front entrance and ... Read More »

Trump, Turkish president meet with 'many issues' to discuss

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The Turkish president says they have "many issues" to discuss. "Frankly he's getting very high marks", Trump said, sparing Erdogan any public admonition over global concerns about election violations and human-rights abuses. Relations between Turkey and the United States were strained over Turkish security officials involved in street fighting with protesters during a visit to Washington in May. Read More »

Rohingyas are illegal immigrants, says Rajnath Singh

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Home minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said Rohingyas are not refugees who have applied for asylum in India but illegal immigrants who "will be deported". Don't mistake illegal immigrants with refugees. More than 420,000 Rohingya have been forced to flee violence in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state in what the United Nations has described as "ethnic cleansing". Read More »

China urges North Korea to not to go further in 'dangerous direction'

Meeting on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in New York , Wang told Kono that China has been fulfilling its global obligations by fully enforcing U.N. But he also emphasized Beijing's view that the North Korean issue should be solved through dialogue and negotiations. "The global community should act in an objective and impartial way to facilitate dialogue and promote peace rather than stirring up trouble or making things more hard", Wang said. Read More »

Four countries expel North Korean diplomats

In the Middle East, Kuwait followed suit on Sunday by passing down the same order on the North Korean ambassador and four other diplomats there. The United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a US-drafted resolution a week ago mandating tougher new sanctions against the reclusive nation that included banning textile imports and capping crude and petrol supply. Read More »

United States allies say sanctions the key to ending North Korea standoff

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The composition of the panel may spark a row about neutrality, as most of its members have liberal perspectives toward North Korea issues. South Korea's unification ministry launched a new committee of civilian experts Wednesday to review previous conservative government's North Korea policies and offer policy recommendations. Read More »

Senate To Vote On ACA Repeal As Insurers Balk

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On another health care topic, Reynolds defended Iowa's decision to switch most of its $5 billion Medicaid program to privately managed care, saying the system that commenced in April 2016 is "not perfect" but is working to replace a fee-for-service approach that was not sustainable or affordable for taxpayers. Read More »

The rare, potent fuel powering North Korea's weapons

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Two North Korean missiles recently flew over northern Japan. One critic tells VOA that Pyongyang will divert at least 30% of food aid "to the military or the elite". Long gas lines forming in North Korea . Just two days ago, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, the latest in a series of missile tests defying the global community. Read More »

China Rejects US Demands For Pressure On North Korea

The announcement from Spain comes hours after Kuwait chose to expel North Korea's ambassador to the country and other diplomatic officials in a move to limit ties with the country. The president said: " Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and his regime ", mocking Kim even as he sketched out potentially cataclysmic consequences. Read More »