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Korea's missile threat in 'new phase': regional powers

Korea's missile threat in 'new phase': regional powers

North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile as Americans celebrated Independence Day on July 4 marked a significant step toward young North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's goal of developing a missile with a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the United States .


Major emergency response after group gets into difficulty in Mourne Mountains

Major emergency response after group gets into difficulty in Mourne Mountains

A Coastguard helicopter at Annalong Marine Park, close to the Mourne Mountains. "We must admit that a huge support operation swung into help, we are very grateful to the police, search and rescue, and the ambulance service". The Ministry of Defence said 43 young people from Middlesbrough and 10 leaders were in the group that got into trouble. Rescue teams from Newcastle, Bangor and Kilkeel are supporting the Irish and United Kingdom coastguards on scene.


Etihad Airways assisting Australia over terror attack

Etihad Airways assisting Australia over terror attack

The men are being held on suspicion of hatching a bomb plot involving a meat mincer with assistance from Islamic State in Syria. "This investigation remains ongoing, and further information will be provided at an appropriate time". Security has been strengthened at major domestic and worldwide airports across Australia since the raids, with passengers asked to arrive early and to limit their baggage, reported AFP .


U.S. 'not seeking regime change' in North Korea, says Tillerson

U.S. 'not seeking regime change' in North Korea, says Tillerson

Brownfield is also already well-known in Latin America, having served as USA ambassador to Chile, Venezuela, and Colombia over the past 15 years, among other positions. Trump plans to sign the bill nevertheless, another potent reminder of the political baggage that has beset his efforts to mend ties to Russian Federation.


Trump to back plan that would curb legal immigration

Trump to back plan that would curb legal immigration

President Trump is set to unveil controversial legislation Wednesday that would sharply curtail legal immigration to the United States, according to a White House official. Lastly, it would limit refugees offered permanent residency to 50,000 per year. "Right now, only one in 15 immigrants come here due to their skills".


Oath-taking ceremony of PM Shahid Khaqan's cabinet postponed

Oath-taking ceremony of PM Shahid Khaqan's cabinet postponed

Shehbaz Sharif, former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar attended the meeting among other dignitaries. The Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, former Federal Ministers Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Ahsan Iqbal, Pervez Rasheed and Asif Kirmani were also present in the meeting.