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Full text of Moon's address at UN General Assembly - Korea JoongAng Daily

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:25

Korea JoongAng Daily

Full text of Moon's address at UN General Assembly
Korea JoongAng Daily
The following is the text of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's address to the U.N. General Assembly in New York on Thursday. Address by President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly ...

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Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:26

Washington Post

Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops
Washington Post
MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday issued a stern warning to U.S. forces and their allies in Syria, saying it has deployed Russian special forces alongside Syrian government troops in the battle to recapture the strategic city of Deir el-Zour and that Moscow ...
Russia: Special Forces Helping Syria Win Key CityVoice of America
Raqqa faces deadly 'barrage' from US-led coalitionAljazeera.com
Russia Warns Of Retaliation If Syrian Government Forces Are AttackedRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
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Former Australian PM Abbott 'attacked by same-sex marriage supporter' - CNN

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:12

CNN

Former Australian PM Abbott 'attacked by same-sex marriage supporter'
CNN
(CNN) Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was allegedly assaulted while campaigning for a "no" vote in an increasingly divisive national survey over whether to allow same-sex marriage. Abbott was headbutted Thursday by a man wearing a "yes" ...
SSM: Tony Abbott 'headbutted' by man wearing 'Vote Yes' badge in HobartABC Online
Tony Abbott Says He Was Head-Butted By A Same-Sex Marriage SupporterBuzzFeed News
Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott says he was 'headbutted' by same-sex marriage campaignerTelegraph.co.uk
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EU official raises doubts about Brexit talks progress - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:47

Mirror.co.uk

EU official raises doubts about Brexit talks progress
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — A senior European Union official is doubtful that Britain's talks on leaving the EU can advance to a new phase next month, fueling concern that a Brexit deal might not be found by the 2019 deadline. EU leaders meet Oct. 19-20 and were ...
Theresa May Brexit speech to be 'open and generous offer' to EUBBC News
May Considering Brexit Bill Offer to Unlock Talks in FlorenceBloomberg
Theresa May chairs Cabinet meeting ahead of Brexit speechSky News
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China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea: sources - Reuters

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:44

Reuters

China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea: sources
Reuters
A Chinese national flag flutters outside the headquarters of the People's Bank of China, the Chinese central bank, in Beijing, April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic. BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's central bank has told banks to strictly ...
North Korea's Kim keeps teen sex slaves, executes musicians with anti-aircraft guns, defector revealsFox News
Public Execution by Anti-aircraft Guns in North Korea, Says DefectorThe Epoch Times
Anniversary Ties Kim Jong Un to North Korea's Founding GenerationRadio Free Asia
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View: What does Kim Jong-un hope to win? - euronews

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 05:39

euronews

View: What does Kim Jong-un hope to win?
euronews
Kim Jong-Un is like Roman Emperor Caligula but with nukes. Like the most decadent of the Caesars, he lives in a gilded palace, surrounded by concentric rings of Praetorian Guards running a network of informants that suppress dissent. Like Caligula, Kim ...
Kim Jong-Un ordered anti-aircraft gun executions and kept teenage sex slaves, defector claimsNew Zealand Herald
North Korea 'guest workers' could undermine Kim regime, defector saysUPI.com
North Korea defector saw 11 musicians 'blown to bits' by anti-aircraft guns then 'ground into dirt' by tanksMirror.co.uk

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1000s of protesters slam martial law, killings under Duterte - Washington Post

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 01:50

Philippine Star

1000s of protesters slam martial law, killings under Duterte
Washington Post
MANILA, Philippines — Thousands of protesters are marking the anniversary of the 1972 martial law declaration by the Philippines then-dictator Ferdinand Marcos by raising an outcry against what they say is the current president's authoritarian ...
Philippines' Duterte says son will be killed if involved in drugsChannel NewsAsia
LIST: Rallies on 45th anniversary of martial law declarationPhilippine Star
CPP hails opposition vs Duterte plan to 'replicate' Marcos; Luneta rally will be on Roxas BlvdInterAksyon
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North Korea: Trump's UN speech amounted to 'the sound of a dog barking' - CNN

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 23:23

CNN

North Korea: Trump's UN speech amounted to 'the sound of a dog barking'
CNN
(CNN) North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Wednesday US President Donald Trump's threat to destroy the hermit kingdom sounded like "a dog barking." "If he was thinking he could scare us with the sound of a dog barking, that's really a dog ...
NKorea minister calls Trump's threat 'sound of dog barking'Washington Post
South Korea approves aid to North Korea, North calls Trump 'barking dog'Reuters
Trump sounded like 'barking dog' at UN, North Korean official saysFox News
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South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided later - Reuters

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 21:52

Reuters

South Korea approves $8 million aid to North Korea, timing to be decided later
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: South Korean national flags hang on a barbed-wire fence near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea, August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji. SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea approved a plan on Thursday to ...
Seoul to Resume Aid to N. Korea but Doesn't Set DateU.S. News & World Report
South Korea will send $8 million in aid to North Korea because it says humanity trumps politicsQuartz
South Korea to Send Humanitarian Aid to North, Keeping Diplomatic Channels OpenVoice of America
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Why Sanctions Against North Korea Are Causing Pain in China - Bloomberg

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 19:31

Bloomberg

Why Sanctions Against North Korea Are Causing Pain in China
Bloomberg
Along China's border with North Korea, residents are more worried about feeding their families than the possibility of nuclear war. In Hunchun, a city of about 230,000 people near China's shared frontier with North Korea and Russia, protests briefly ...

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Lewandowski: Manafort should go to jail for the rest of his life if he colluded - The Hill

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 19:23

The Hill

Lewandowski: Manafort should go to jail for the rest of his life if he colluded
The Hill
President Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said this week that, if anyone on Trump's campaign colluded with Russian officials during the 2016 election, they should "go to jail for the rest of their lives." "I think if anybody, and I've ...
Report: Manafort offered to brief Russian billionaire on electionCNN
AP News in Brief at 12:03 am EDTWashington Post
Paul Manafort reportedly offered 'private briefings' to a Putin ally about the Trump campaignBusiness Insider
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Pakistan's Leader Says Military Has Routed Taliban From Afghan Border - New York Times

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 19:10

New York Times

Pakistan's Leader Says Military Has Routed Taliban From Afghan Border
New York Times
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of Pakistan at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Wednesday. Credit Jeenah Moon/Reuters. Pakistan's new leader, stung by President Trump's threat to crack down on his country for harboring terrorists, ...
Will Never Accept Political Or Military Role For India In Afghanistan: Pak PM Shahid Khaqan AbbasiNDTV
Cold Start: India's clever plan to punish a nuclear-powered PakistanEconomic Times
Indian aggression along LoC meant to divert attention from Kashmir struggle: Pakistan PM AbbasiThe Indian Express
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Trump Pushes to Reopen Iran Nuclear Deal, and Asks Allies to Help - New York Times

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:41

New York Times

Trump Pushes to Reopen Iran Nuclear Deal, and Asks Allies to Help
New York Times
President Trump met with President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. President Trump is seeking to reopen the nuclear agreement with Iran to toughen its provisions rather than scrap it right ...
'I have decided,' Trump says of Iran deal — before big talksWashington Post
Rouhani says Iranians are waiting for an apology from TrumpABC News
Democrats in Congress brace for new Iran nuclear fightReuters
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Palestinian President Abbas says peace closer with Trump engaged - Reuters

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 18:31

Reuters

Palestinian President Abbas says peace closer with Trump engaged
Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ...
Trump heard about Mideast peace as a boy, now wants to solveWashington Post
Palestinians submit Israel 'war crime' evidence to ICCAljazeera.com
'Stranger things have happened': Trump hopeful for Mideast peaceNew York Post
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Russia Claims to Kill Hundreds of Militants in One Day as US Battle Against ISIS Nears End - Newsweek

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:37

Newsweek

Russia Claims to Kill Hundreds of Militants in One Day as US Battle Against ISIS Nears End
Newsweek
Russia said Wednesday its forces and Syrian troops killed up to 850 jihadists in a counterattack in rebel-held northeastern Syria. The news came shortly after U.S.-led fighters said their separate, increasingly rival campaign against the de facto ...
Battle against IS in Raqqa is in 'final stages,' force saysWashington Post
Mattis Said US Would Use 'Annihilation Tactics' To Retake Raqqa. He Was Right.BuzzFeed News
US-backed forces in Syria say ISIS on verge of losing RaqqaNew York Post
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Japan's Abe, at UN General Assembly, calls for 'action now' on DPRK nuclear programme - UN News Centre

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 16:11

UN News Centre

Japan's Abe, at UN General Assembly, calls for 'action now' on DPRK nuclear programme
UN News Centre
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's seventy-second session. UN Photo/Cia Pak. Tweet. Print. 20 September 2017 – Saying that “all options are on the table,” Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe today ...
US allies divided over Trump's threat against North KoreaWashington Post
Japan PM Shinzo Abe Says Time for North Korea Dialogue is OverNews18
Pressure, not dialogue needed on North Korea: AbeNK News
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Theresa May threatens to hold back MILLONS from 'bloated' United Nations - Express.co.uk

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:31

Express.co.uk

Theresa May threatens to hold back MILLONS from 'bloated' United Nations
Express.co.uk
THERESA May has warned Britain could withhold tens of millions of pounds from the United Nations –unless the organisation can transform itself into something more "agile, transparent and joined up". By Ross Logan. PUBLISHED: 00:00, Thu, Sep 21, 2017 ...

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Trump's puzzling speech to African leaders, annotated - Washington Post

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:21

Washington Post

Trump's puzzling speech to African leaders, annotated
Washington Post
President Trump delivered a brief speech to African leaders Wednesday at the United Nations, and in the span of about 800 words, he twice conjoined the names of two countries, Namibia and Zambia, creating the nonexistent nation of “Nambia,” and told ...
Trump to dispatch Haley and Price to AfricaPolitico
Trump congratulates African leaders: 'I have so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich'ABC News
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