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Assume that 'North Korea can reach us with a ballistic missile'

Assume that 'North Korea can reach us with a ballistic missile'

Forces Korea confirms the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense [THAAD] system is operational and has the ability to intercept North Korean missiles and defend the Republic of the Korea", said Col. However, the cruise missile firing do not violate U.N. Security Council resolutions against the North, which ban launches using ballistic missile technology.


World population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050

World population to reach 9.8 billion in 2050

The world population is now at least 7.6 billion, up from 7.4 billion a year ago, spurred by the relatively high levels of fertility in developing countries - despite an overall drop in the number of children people have around the globe, revealed World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision .



Iran to respond more decisively to terrorist attacks on its soil: Rouhani

The attack last week, which included shootings and at least one suicide bombing, was on Iran's parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic . The Iranian missile strike was an intended provocation on Tehran's part, analysts say. Speaking to the Al-Miyadin network, Al-Islam said that the missile strike showed the strength of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and that Iran "will not allow terrorism to determine the future of the region".


Labor MP demands Hanson apologise over 'ill-informed' autism comments

Labor MP demands Hanson apologise over 'ill-informed' autism comments

Ten-year-old Mitch is on the autism spectrum and his mum is seething that the One Nation leader said children with disabilities were putting a strain on teachers and schools and should be educated separately. "I think that we have more autistic children and yet we are not providing the special classrooms or the schools for these autistic children , and if there are, they're at huge expense to parents".


LeT militants killed in encounter in South Kashmir's Pulwama

LeT militants killed in encounter in South Kashmir's Pulwama

A police official told PTI that a mob pelted stones at security forces to distract them from the operation. Police sources said an Army Major was also injured during the fierce exchange of gunfire. "Searches are still going but the firing has ended", the police spokesman said. The security forces have laid a siege to the area. The local residents obstructing security forces during the counter-insurgency operation in the Valley has become a routine in the last two years.