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Trump says China 'tried' but failed on North Korea

The death of an American college student after his imprisonment in North Korea is threatening to overshadow the talks at the State Department. Any role for Brussels would need backing from Washington and European Union member states, neither of which is assured. Read More »

Pakistan to regulate visa for Chinese citizens

As of now CPEC has created 30,000 jobs for Pakistanis and more are sure to come, so owing to development which is bound to come government should make policies which benefit both Pakistan and Chinese investors. Nadra has been ordered to accelerate consolidation of information available on Chinese citizens now present in Pakistan and share that data with security agencies to ensure maximum security. Read More »

China security talks focus on North Korea

Otto Warmbier , 22, died at home on Monday , just days after being "medically evacuated" in a coma following 17 months being held there. "South Korea must realize that following psychopath Trump.will only lead to disaster", an editorial carried by the paper said. Read More »

Queen Elizabeth outlines government agenda in scaled-down speech

Her ministers had said some parts of the Conservative party manifesto would have to be "pruned" following the election result and numerous proposals were missing from the Queen's speech . She described the support on the ground after the Grenfell Tower blaze as "not good enough", and said that it failed to help people when they need it the most. Read More »

So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories


The seat in Georgia's 6th Congressional District became vacant after prominent Republican Tom Price went to serve as Trump's health secretary. The two Republican victories last night come as the latest set of close but no cigar losses for Democrats in special elections this year. Read More »

Could risky toothpick crossbow craze be new fidget spinner?


Enter the toothpick crossbow. The crossbow is created to shoot toothpicks, but can be used to propel metal nails or needles for up to 20 meters. The toy has become so ubiquitous that some cities have begun banning them, and parents are up in arms out of fear that children could easily be injured or blinded by accident. Read More »

What did Trump change about the Cuba policy?

Speaking earlier in Miami, Florida, Mr Trump said he was reimposing certain travel and trade restrictions eased by the Obama administration, condemning a "completely one-sided deal". Many are on the GOP side and are heavily critical of the previous administration for not doing more to insist on the return of Chesimard and other fugitives hiding out in Cuba . Read More »

U.S. pushes China to rein in dealings with North Korea

It rarely produced significant results. "Moon said he hopes he will be able to meet with Kim Jong-un "before the end of the year" if the conditions "become right" for dialogue", the report said. Wambier's parents cited "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea. "The cause of his arrest is not known, but some officials at P.U.S.T. told me his arrest was not related to his work at P.U.S.T.", Park told Reuters. Read More »

North Korea 'top security threat,' US & China officials agree

On Tuesday, a US official said USA spy satellites had detected movements recently at North Korea's nuclear test site near a tunnel entrance, but it was unclear if Pyongyang was preparing for a new nuclear test, perhaps to coincide with Wednesday's high-level talks. Read More »

Tech Titan CEOs Strategize at the White House

That changed yesterday, when Kushner spoke to the first meeting of the newly created American Technology Council , part of Trump's Office American Innovation, which is meant to nudge government into operating more like the business world. Read More »

After deadly London tower fire, local council chief resigns

May said that at least 100 buildings a day are being tested and that residents will be informed of the findings. "We thought after the first 24 hours they would just go anyway, we have been abandoned, we are nearly living in the People's Republic of Ladbroke Grove". Read More »

Donald Trump`s new idea -- a `solar wall` on Mexican border


Trump explained at an Iowa rally, the BBC reports . "And this way, Mexico will have to pay much less money, and that's good, right?" President Trump is reported to have first raised the prospect of a "solar wall" with Republican congressional leaders earlier this month, with Axios reporting that the U.S. Read More »

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration


Macron is breaking with tradition and plans to hold talks with the leaders of Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, most of whom have challenged the refugee plan. Andrius Kubilius, a Lithuanian former prime minister and a member of its Brexit committee, thought the Tories' lack of a clear mandate would make Brexit talks more complicated but possibly less confrontational. Read More »

Another van attack: more terror death in London


Osborne was taken into custody shortly after the attack when bystanders in the crowd restrained him until police arrived. Security Minister Ben Wallace said the suspect was not known to the security services, and was believed to have acted alone. Read More »

Republican health care bill demands transparency

It would eliminate much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and limit the government's role in providing coverage. "We had thousands of people standing up and cheering us on, saying we're going to repeal it and now they've gotten pretty weak-kneed and I think they want to keep it", Sen. Read More »

Srikanth, Praneeth progress into Australian Open quarters

India's B Sai Praneeth and Kidambi Srikanth set up a quarterfinal clash at the Australian Open Superseries after winning their respective second-round clashes on Thursday, when PV Sindhu also booked her place in the quarterfinals. Both of them fell two places each in the latest rank update by the BWF. HS Prannoy, who defeated Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei and Rio gold medallist Chen Long in Indonesia Open last week, got a direct entry into the main draw and he will take on ... Read More »

JD(U) in Kerala not to back Kovind in presidential poll

The Chief Minister is expected to meet senior party colleagues, including Sharad Yadav, later this evening including and could formally announce the support. "This was the intent of wider consultations with the opposition parties". He was the Governor of Bihar and he has been chosen as presidential nominee because of this factor. Read More »

USA police officer stabbed at MI airport in suspected 'terror' attack

The FBI has taken over the investigation but said it is "too early" to tell if the knife attack, which happened at about 9:30 a.m., was an act of terrorism. It showed three women, their faces concealed by blankets, being led away by Canadian gendarmes and provincial police officers. Authorities interviewed Fthoui extensively after the attack and said the stabbing appears to have targeted law enforcement. Read More »

In protest: French bus drivers wear skirts

According to the International Business Times , the drivers called the shorts ban "absurd", and pointed out that female drivers are allowed to wear skirts, but men are not allowed to wear shorts. In the United Kingdom, a call centre worker who was sent home for wearing shorts, showed up at the office the next day in a bright pink dress. "And given we have no air conditioning on our buses, it's unbearable". Read More »

IT export's growth to slow down to 7-8%, predicts Nasscom


The more-than-$150 billion industry saw exports rising 7.6 percent a year ago, according to a statement from The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM). The industry association, however, admitted that it was imperative for new and existing talent to reskill to prepare for emerging job roles which required new skillsets. Read More »

Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he expected to give colleagues a draft of the bill on Thursday. McConnell's approach with the Republican health bill is sometimes compared to how Democrats pushed through the Affordable Care Act - Obamacare - in 2009 and 2010 when they controlled both chambers of Congress. Read More »