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North Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles

North Korea says leader Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missiles

While this means it can not act against the type of intermediate-range missiles, North Korea has been testing its capability to undermine THAAD's radars in recent months. North Korea tested new precision short-range anti-ship cruise missiles Thursday. "If Japan is concerned about its security, it should not act (as) a poodle of the US but withdraw its hostile policy toward the DPRK and remove the USA military bases for aggression from its territory", a spokesman for the North's ...


Trump fires back after Merkel criticism

Trump fires back after Merkel criticism

In the last two-three months, both Trump and Merkel have been in the news, mostly because of US' high-handed approach towards Germany . Separately, Mr Trump used Twitter to complain about a United States trade deficit with Germany and his belief that the country must pay more for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance.



Leader condoles families of terrorist attacks victims

Larijani also criticized a Wednesday decision by the U.S. Senate to move forward on a new set of sanctions against Iran , including its elite Revolutionary Guards, a move that came on the same day as the Tehran attacks. The attackers were armed with rifles and pistols and at least two blew themselves up with suicide vests, Iranian media reported . The change in tone may have reflected Trump's growing recognition of Qatar's importance to the US; more than 11,000 USA and coalition forces are ...


Vaiko: MDMK party founder denied entry into Malaysia

Vaiko: MDMK party founder denied entry into Malaysia

MDMK supporters protested in front of Malaysian Consulate in Chennai after MDMK Chief Vaiko was denied entry into Malaysia on Friday. He was also questioned for several hours over his alleged links with LTTE. Vaiko showed his passport and said that he is an Indian citizen. He was asked to sit in the immigration office and not to move anywhere, the party claimed, adding officials allowed an aide of Vaiko who travelled with him to get him something to eat.


Aid group anxious Qatar dispute may affect Gaza

Aid group anxious Qatar dispute may affect Gaza

His remarks were made in the funeral of a Hamas militant, who was killed in an accident in a military training camp that belongs to Hamas armed wing in Rafah town in southern Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has stopped paying monthly stipends out to Palestinians released by Israel in a 2011 prisoner swap, according to the Palestinian Prisoners' Information Office, an NGO.



Sen. King grills Trump intelligence officials

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats on Wednesday declined to comment on a bombshell Washington Post report that alleges he told associates in March that President Donald Trump asked him to calm down the FBI's investigation into Michael Flynn .