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'Myanmar leader can not be stripped of prize'

'Myanmar leader can not be stripped of prize'

Witnesses in Myanmar's Rakhine state say entire villages have been burned to the ground since Rohingya militants launched a series of coordinated attacks on Aug 25, prompting a military-led crackdown. "My dear sister", he goes on to write, "If the political price of your ascension to the highest office in Myanmar is your silence, the price is surely too steep".


Hurricane Irma thrives on fateful mix of 'ideal' conditions

Hurricane Irma thrives on fateful mix of 'ideal' conditions

Like Irma , Hurricane Jose is a Cape Verde hurricane , a type of storm that forms in the far eastern Atlantic , near the Cape Verde Islands (now known as Cabo Verde). However, most people have not yet become aware of Hurricane Katia, which is now strengthening. The storm is forecast to strengthen up until landfall, with peak winds climbing to 105 miles per hour - which would make it a strong Category 2 hurricane, nearing major Category 3 status.


UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting over N Korea

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting over N Korea

In a separate phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin also on Monday, Moon said the U.N. Security Council should seek ways to sever North Korea's foreign currency income , including from its workers employed overseas and oil shipments, according to the South Korean statement .


UN Resolution Proposed by US Would Sanction Kim, Cut Oil Supplies

UN Resolution Proposed by US Would Sanction Kim, Cut Oil Supplies

The dangers of a "miscalculation" which could provoke a military action from North Korea were "extremely great", Sir Michael told the BBC's Andrew Marr. Guterres's comments came hours after a top North Korean diplomat warned that his country is ready to send "more gift packages " to the United States .


Liberal MLA Darryl Plecas becomes new Speaker

Liberal MLA Darryl Plecas becomes new Speaker

In August, he told reporters he had threatened to quit the party if Clark stayed the party's leader following her defeat in a confidence vote in June. I don't have to respect him", he added. "I understand Mr. Plecas was enthusiastic about (the new role) after the change in leadership in their party", Mr.


Donald Trump: North Korea

Donald Trump: North Korea "Behaving Badly And It Has Got To Stop"

Other measures could include preventing North Koreans from working overseas and adding top officials to a blacklist aiming at imposing asset freezes and travel bans. President Donald Trump who has vowed to stop Pyongyang from being able to hit the mainland United States with a nuclear weapon. "We estimate this was far bigger than previous nuclear tests", Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters.