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Germany: Merkel challenger predicts 'long, stony road' ahead

The March victory prompted President Trump to place a congratulatory call to Merkel just nine days after they had talked about the state elections at the White House. The nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD), which has no coalition allies, won 7.5 per cent. FDP's win was badly needed for the centrist party, which has been going through its worst crisis in post-war history.



North Korea says new long-range rocket can carry heavy nuke

Uruguay holds the council presidency this month and its U.N. Mission announced the closed consultations will be held on Tuesday afternoon. The Japanese Mission to the United Nations told CBS News that the request for an urgent meeting was a trilateral request by Japan, the USA and South Korea.



Phone calls from Trump, Xi show Duterte is an appreciated leader: Abella

Bharara, who was sacked by Trump in March when he refused to hand in his resignation after President Obama left office, wrote that the invitation of Duterte, who has been accused by rights groups of executing drug suspects in the Philippines, stunned the White House staff.



North Korea Tests Missile Days After South Korea Got A New President

Whatever the type of missile, the launch forces the new South Korean leader, Moon Jae-in, to put dealing with Pyongyang above the domestic economic agenda he made a priority during his early days in office. The test is also an immediate challenge to South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, a liberal elected last week who expressed a desire to reach out to North Korea.



UK Conservatives have 15 point lead over Labour: Opinium poll

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on Thursday launching a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the US election system. "But that is very far from the kind of unilateral wars and interventions that have nearly become routine in recent times ". In a major speech, the Labour leader said there was a "clear choice" for the electorate between a Labour Party that would seek to emphasise peace and diplomacy, and what he described as ...


Repercussions Continue From Global Ransomware Attack

Repercussions Continue From Global Ransomware Attack

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Saturday that 45 public health organizations were hit , but she stressed that no patient data had been stolen. Among those affected by the virus was Nissan UK, but the vehicle manufacturer said there had been no major impact. "In India, no reports have been formally received so far regarding this ransomware attack".