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Japan Marked the 72nd Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

Japan Marked the 72nd Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima During the final stage of the Second World War, the United States dropped nuclear bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945 respectively, killing 140,000 people. Using last year's peace declaration as a reference point, Matsui repeated his description of nuclear weapons as "absolute evil". Since then, nuclear proliferation has created a unsafe modern worl... [Full Article...]

'Terrorist attack' on military base in Venezuela foiled

'Terrorist attack' on military base in Venezuela foiled The supreme Court of justice (TSJ), which has been accused by the opposition to be subservient to the power, announced later that Mrs. Ortega would be considered for "irregularities". Authorities said the men were mercenaries working for a USA -backed opposition to bring down almost two decades of Socialism in oil-rich Venezuela, raising the specter of a further government crackdown on dissent in ... [Full Article...]

ASEAN ministers endorse framework code in South China Sea

ASEAN ministers endorse framework code in South China Sea He said the framework is an outline and countries can put in more substantive aspects of the code when the negotiations start. "When the situation in the South China Sea is generally stable, if there is no major disruption from outside parties", he said. [Full Article...]

India still talking to China, says MEA

India still talking to China, says MEA It is a line that has been echoed nearly word for word this week by the foreign ministry, the official Xinhua news agency, the ruling Communist Party mouthpiece the People's Daily , the official military news website of the Chinese armed forces, and other outlets. [Full Article...]

Mueller Investigation Expands Focus to Probe Flynn's Finances

Mueller Investigation Expands Focus to Probe Flynn's Finances Special counsel Robert Mueller, who is probing the 2016 US election, asked the White House for records on former national security adviser Michael Flynn, US media reported Friday. While Mueller steps up his investigation into allegations of Russian interference in 2016 United States presidential election, Trump again angrily denied that his campaign team colluded with the Kremlin. [Full Article...]

Venkaiah Naidu elected India's next Vice-President

Venkaiah Naidu elected India's next Vice-President Later, he turned an academic, author and columnist. By virtue of being the Vice-President, Naidu will also preside over the Rajya Sabha as its Chairman. Vice-president Election Today: The Vice-president elections 2017 will be held today and the leaders of both the houses of Parliament will decide the next Vice-president of the country. [Full Article...]

Afghan policeman shot dead before attacking North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Kandahar

Afghan policeman shot dead before attacking North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Kandahar In June, three American soldiers were killed and seven more wounded in a pair of incidents that took place in the span of a single week, reports Reuters. Of the roughly 13,500 troops that make up the Resolute Support mission , about 870 are Georgian - the largest non-NATO contribution in the 39-country coalition and the fourth-largest overall, behind the U.S., Italy and Germany. [Full Article...]

Northwestern Professor And Oxford Employee Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Chicago Man

Northwestern Professor And Oxford Employee Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Chicago Man Warren works as a senior treasury assistant at Somerville College where he is in charge of payroll and pensions. "The U.S. Marshals in Oakland have been working throughout the week with the U.S. On the night of the slaying, police said the front desk of the high-rise building where Lathem lived in Chicago's trendy River North neighborhood received an anonymous call from a person who said that a ... [Full Article...]

What the Trump-Russia Grand Jury Means

What the Trump-Russia Grand Jury Means After Mueller uses the grand jury to compel the production of documents and other evidence from targets and witnesses in the investigation, he will likely begin bringing witnesses in for testimony. President Trump has expressed concern that Mueller might not be fair in his investigation. In his speech in West Virginia, a state he won by over 40 points last November, Trump repeated his asse... [Full Article...]

Most Americans Support Open Transgender Military Service

Most Americans Support Open Transgender Military Service The margin of error for this demographic in this new poll is 6.5 percentage points, according to Quinnipiac, so it is possible that his approval with the group is still slightly positive. ADVERTISEMENTThe president, in previous months, has touted the Rasmussen poll on Twitter, calling it "one of the most accurate in the 2016 Election" while bragging about his approval rating at the time. [Full Article...]

New Bloodshed in Troubled India-Controlled Kashmir

New Bloodshed in Troubled India-Controlled Kashmir The spokesperson further said that over 110 people mostly young boys were injured after Indian forces used excessively brutal forces, bullets, pellets and teargas shells on defenceless Kashmiris during peaceful protests in occupied Kashmir. [Full Article...]

Trump signs new Iran sanctions into law over his own objections

Trump signs new Iran sanctions into law over his own objections Iran and the P5+1 group of countries - the US، the UK، France، Russia، and China plus Germany - inked the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in July 2015. The law of penalties has been enacted the day before by Donald Trump. "Space launch vehicles use technologies that are closely related to those of an intercontinental ballistic missile, and this launch represents a threatening step... [Full Article...]

Death on Ocean City Beach Ruled an Accident

Death on Ocean City Beach Ruled an Accident She died of asphyxiation and suffocation, the medical examiner said. Investigators are still trying to determine if O'Connor fell into the hole or climbed in on her own accord, police said . Her body was discovered around 6:30 a.m. covered in sand. "Sand is very, very unstable". Richard didn't know the exact depth of the hole, but said it was significant. [Full Article...]

School building collapses after possible gas leak in Minneapolis

School building collapses after possible gas leak in Minneapolis Fire Chief John Fruetel confirmed a body was pulled from the rubble just before a 2.45pm local time. Fruetel says it's possible a void was created when the building collapsed. Injuries include broken bones, lacerations and head wounds, officials added. All students at the Minnehaha Academy school in Minnesota were accounted for following the blast. [Full Article...]

Trump dictated son's misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

Trump dictated son's misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer They agreed the best move was to release a statement "to get ahead of the story", reported the Post . He denied at least twice, pretty unequivocally, that the president played any role in the drafting of that statement. That it was, in fact, from him and I believe it was his lawyer was in consultation - I'm sure his lawyer was in consultation. It has emerged that Donald Trump personally dicta... [Full Article...]

US Issues Ban Prohibiting Its Citizens From Traveling To North Korea

US Issues Ban Prohibiting Its Citizens From Traveling To North Korea He added that the USA would like a dialogue with North Korea at some point. Tillerson's remarks came days after the DPRK launched its second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in a month, following the first being launched on July 4. [Full Article...]

Trump will take "all necessary measures" against North Korea

Trump will take Schumer called on Trump to use the inter-agency committee "to suspend the approval of all mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. by Chinese entities". The US administration says neither sanctions nor pressuring China - which North Korea relies on for food and fuel - has had much success in curbing the regime's nuclear and missile programmes in the past. [Full Article...]

Family of boy encouraged to kill self 'haunted'

Family of boy encouraged to kill self 'haunted' A 13-year-old sister, Camden Roy, testified that she's "haunted" by the realization that she'll never see her brother Wednesday or be an aunt to his children. Despite her own mental health struggles, Moniz said Carter had a responsibility to take action to stop a life-threatening risk. While the judge did not give credence to the psychiatrist's contention in his verdict, it is likely that he w... [Full Article...]

China trade nothing to do with N Korean conflict: Beijing

China trade nothing to do with N Korean conflict: Beijing Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade, yet they do NOTHING for us with North Korea , just talk. Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi said Monday that it is up to the US and North Korea to solve the problems, not China. In an interview with Reuters Friday, the top USA counter-intelligence official suggested the Tr... [Full Article...]

Another voice: Drop the bluster on North Korea

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, said in a statement China must decide if it is willing to back imposing stronger U.N. sanctions on North Korea over Friday night's long-range missile test, the North's second this month. Reports indicate that over 90 percent of North Korea's foreign trade is with China and 95 percent of its foreign direct investment comes from China. Abe told r... [Full Article...]


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