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South Sudan may be sliding back into war

It looks like civil war and it still could be - South Sudan's capital held to ransom by the warring forces of its president and his deputy. The UN is calling for an immediate arms embargo - and it's all too aware that its ability to protect civilians is once again in doubt. [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens 'physical response measures' over

South Korea's Yonhap news agency said that the missile likely flew only a few kilometers (miles) before exploding in midair, but the Defense Ministry official couldn't confirm the report. Still, Kim dismissed Pyongyang's threat as a routine statement - the kind Seoul and the United States have heard repeatedly. As words of the location for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD,... [Full Article...]

Will Indiana's Governor Join the Trump Ticket?

Will Indiana's Governor Join the Trump Ticket? We have to remember that. While 58 percent replied with "no difference" and 10 percent said "more likely", approximately 28 percent said that the decision made them "less likely" to support Clinton in the upcoming election. Judge Emmet Sullivan of the district court in Washington, who is overseeing a lawsuit accusing the State Department of not complying with records requests by the conservative w... [Full Article...]

David Cameron chairs 'emotional' cabinet meeting last time as UK PM

David Cameron chairs 'emotional' cabinet meeting last time as UK PM Many MPs are predicting a return to the frontline for two Eurosceptic former ministers and Leave campaigners, Liam Fox and David Davis, who both ultimately backed her for the leadership. Leadsom, who was energy minister in the Cameron-led Cabinet, threw her support behind May as "ideally placed" to enforce the vote for Brexit in last month's referendum on Britain's membership of the European Uni... [Full Article...]

North Korea Calls US Sanctions a "Declaration of War", Threatens Retaliation

North Korea severed all communications with the U.S. at the United Nations in NY. North Korea is already sanctioned because of its nuclear weapons program, but it was the first time that Kim has been personally sanctioned . Days after to and fro war of words and one failed submarine-launched ballistic missile test - North Korea has now issued yet another threat against arch-rival South Kor... [Full Article...]

North Korea 'test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile'

North Korea 'test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile' North Korea said it sees the sanctions imposed Wednesday by the United States as an "open declaration of war" against Pyongyang and if they are not removed it threatened to take "the toughest countermeasures". The North regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the South's main ally, the United States. Pyongyang said on January 6 that it had successfully carried out a hydrogen bo... [Full Article...]

Protest calm over Minnesota police shooting

J. Hill Montessori School, where Philando Castile worked, during a demonstration for Philando Castile on July 7, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Armour said Castile's lack of a criminal record and licensed firearm may endear him to the public more than previous victims of police shootings. [Full Article...]

Labor accuses China of bullying after South China Sea ruling

Indian External Affairs Ministry in a statement, issued soon after the arbitral tribunal's verdict in the case brought before it by the Philippines in 2013 over the rights of South China Sea, supported the UN-supported court's decision. The ruling comes as a major setback to China in the resource-rich South China Sea, which sees $5 trillion worth of trade. "Towards such an end, and while reaffir... [Full Article...]

Fresh fighting erupts in South Sudan, 300 dead

Fresh fighting erupts in South Sudan, 300 dead FILE - South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar (L) and President Salva Kiir (R) shake hands following the first meeting of a new transitional coalition government, in the capital Juba, South Sudan, April 29, 2016. "Around half the population has been forced to leave their homes", said Florence Mawanda, director of the Tearfund NGO, an aid-worker organization in Juba . [Full Article...]

Clinton says together with Sanders she will beat Trump

Clinton says together with Sanders she will beat Trump After being endorsed by the Vermont senator in their first joint campaign appearance in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Clinton thanked the lawmaker for his support, and acknowledged his work in the campaign that has inspired "a generation of young people who care deeply about our country and are building a movement that is bigger than one candidate or one campaign". [Full Article...]

Kashmir clashes over militant leader leave 30 dead

Kashmir clashes over militant leader leave 30 dead Defying curfews and paramilitary troops and riot police on patrol, crowds of youths threw stones at law enforcement officers and rallied in the main city of Srinagar and dozens of other places around the region. Chaudhry rejected Indian attempts to claim that the deteriorating human rights situation in IOK was an internal affair of India and emphasized the disputed nature of Jammu and Kashmir awai... [Full Article...]

Qatar Airways in advanced talks for 25-30 Boeing narrowbody planes

Qatar Airways in advanced talks for 25-30 Boeing narrowbody planes The industry is dogged by a record backlog for orders of planes, which - alongside weaker demand from airlines - sent orders tumbling nearly a third previous year. Large wide-body planes like its four-engined 747-8 and Airbus's A380 will account for only 530 deliveries, said Boeing . Already two deals have been announced, with China's Xiamen Airlines signing a memorandum of understanding fo... [Full Article...]

Stroud Labour supporters back Jeremy Corbyn

Meanwhile, Mr Watson told a meeting of the parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) that his abandoned peace talks with union leaders had failed to find a way around the impasse between MPs and pro-Corbyn elements of the party. Jon Trickett, Labour's election co-ordinator, has said that he believes a snap general election is essential and will prepare the party for that outcome. [Full Article...]

Slap sanctions on South Sudan — UN chief

Slap sanctions on South Sudan — UN chief The violence began with a shootout, and has since involved the use of heavy artillery, tanks and helicopters. The UN is calling for an immediate arms embargo - and it's all too aware that its ability to protect civilians is once again in doubt. [Full Article...]

Pokémon Go Robbers: Armed Robbers Targeting Game Users Arrested In Missouri

Pokémon Go Robbers: Armed Robbers Targeting Game Users Arrested In Missouri And it's getting the attention of crooks. "Using the geolocation feature of the Pokemon Go app, the robbers were able to anticipate the location and level of seclusion of unwitting victims", O'Fallon police Sergeant Bill Stringer said in a release, according to Reuters. [Full Article...]

Britain's next prime minister, Theresa May, heading to 10 Downing St.

No wonder, she won substantial support from her Conservative party in the leadership race, polling 199 votes to her rival and Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom's 84. But then we had a period in which people paid tribute to the extraordinary service the Prime Minister has given, led off by George Osborne and Theresa May our new prime minister. [Full Article...]

Dour games, joy for underdogs at violence-marred Euro 2016

Santos immediately began renewing the team, fielding more than 50 players in two years and Ronaldo himself was quick to appreciate the influence of his remarkably down-to-earth coach. The game would finally end for Ronaldo , sobbing, as he was stretchered off. With 109 minutes gone, Eder beat off a Laurent Koscielny challenge to fire a shot from outside the penalty area that French captain ... [Full Article...]

Egypt, Israel conduct first high level meeting in decade

Shoukry would hold talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, focusing on reviving the peace process with the Palestinians, Ahmad Abu Zeid, spokesperson of the Egyptian foreign ministry, said in a statement . Mr Netanyahu and Mr Shoukry were to meet again later for talks over dinner at the premier's Jerusalem residence. Netanyahu said it was striking that African countries were litt... [Full Article...]

China rejects binding South Sea ruling

The ruling may be a serious loss of face for China in ASEAN area over which it has tremendous influence. "The ruling against China by a UN Tribunal over South China sea islands must be cautiously assessed. Crucially, it ruled that none of the Spratlys, a chain of outcrops in the south of the sea, were "islands" under the meaning of UNCLOS , meaning that whoever had sovereignty over them - a... [Full Article...]

Larry the cat is safe from eviction from Number 10

Larry the cat is safe from eviction from Number 10 Larry soon after arriving at Downing Street in 2011. Cameron promptly announced his plans to vacate Downing Street by Wednesday. The battle between the pair came shortly after it was confirmed that Larry will remain at Downing Street when David Cameron leaves office tomorrow night. [Full Article...]


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