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Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech

Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech

In a joint news conference with his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir, Tillerson urged newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to dismantle his country's "network of terrorism" and end "ballistic missile testing". Trump may seem an unlikely messenger to deliver an olive branch to the Muslim world. Daesh (ISIL) and other terrorist groups take advantage of Wahhabism to declare people of other faiths "infidels", a justification for their execution.



North Korea fires ballistic missile in latest weapons test

South Korea's foreign ministry condemned the launch saying in a separate statement that the missile launch was "reckless and irresponsible", dashing the new South Korean government's hopes for peace. North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year alone, possibly improving its ability to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles.


Jeremy Corbyn Isn't Visiting Labour's Most Vulnerable Seats

Jeremy Corbyn Isn't Visiting Labour's Most Vulnerable Seats

The plans in the manifesto include an "excessive pay levy" on salaries above 330,000 pounds ($426,000), 30 hours of free childcare for all two to four-year-olds, covering 1.3 million children and the nationalisation of England's 10 water companies.


China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct

China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct

India, along with the USA, has voiced its support for freedom of navigation in the South China Sea region, as foreign trade worth more than a trillion dollar moves through the disputed waters. Chee said at the joint conference with Liu Zhenmin that countries attending Thursday's meeting are encouraged to see that the situation in the South China Sea has been stable.


ICJ denies Pak request to play Jadhav's 'confessional' video

ICJ denies Pak request to play Jadhav's 'confessional' video

India has long insisted the issue should be resolved bilaterally, without any worldwide involvement. He added that Pakistan has not been able to give any justification in its claim towards giving death sentence to Jadhav except for the doctored video confession which was displayed on the television and that's all they had to show there.



United States seeks joint effort to ensure Venezuela head ends violence

The ruling was later partially reversed amidinternational criticism, but it sparked a protest movement that has continued for almost two months and left more than 40 people dead. Following Security Council talks, US Ambassador Nikki Haley called for countries to send a message to Maduro. US President Donald Trump has called the situation in Venezuela "a mess" and his aides have threatened tougher measures against Caracas .