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Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies

Putin Reluctant To Cut Off North Korean Oil Supplies Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, on Monday called on the Security Council to impose the strongest possible sanctions on Pyongyang, noting that "every country that does business with North Korea" should be seen "as a country that is giving aid to their reckless and unsafe nuclear intentions" and could face sanctions. [Artigo completo...]

Will cross LoC if required, asserts Indian Army

Will cross LoC if required, asserts Indian Army Two porters were injured as Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing of small arms and automatic weapons along the Line of Control in Poonch sector on Thursday morning. "Those camps have not decreased". The citation read out during the award presentation ceremony said, "Naib Subedar Vipin Chandra, Havaldars Rankesh Chandra, Shuru Chaken and Dalip Kumar, Naik Yogesh Kumar and Paratrooper Iq... [Artigo completo...]

NATO urges trading partners to step up pressure on North Korea

NATO urges trading partners to step up pressure on North Korea The draft text takes aim directly at North Korea's leadership with a freeze on leader Kim's assets as well as those of the ruling Worker's Party of Korea and the government of North Korea. Putin called for all sides to calm down. No headway could be made without political and diplomatic tools, Putin said. "As never before, everyone should show restraint and refrain from steps leading to escala... [Artigo completo...]

Spanish PM Rajoy to ask court to revoke Catalan referendum law

Spanish PM Rajoy to ask court to revoke Catalan referendum law The so-called "transition bill", created to serve as the constitution of a sovereign Catalan state during the transition period, was championed by the pro-independence ruling coalition that submitted the motion late August. Ten hours into a tense plenary session, Catalan lawmakers are still holding a heated debate on a controversial bill that lays the groundwork for an October 1 referendum o... [Artigo completo...]

Haley says new North Korea sanctions unlikely to change behavior

Haley says new North Korea sanctions unlikely to change behavior Haley said on Monday she wants the United Nations Security Council to vote on September 11 to impose "the strongest possible" sanctions on North Korea over its sixth and largest nuclear test . 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. [Artigo completo...]

Korean nuke test, vow join efforts

Korean nuke test, vow join efforts For decades, the United States has defended South Korea and Japan, the nations most directly threatened by the North's missiles and massive conventional forces, through an extended "nuclear umbrella". By setting off a 100-kiloton bomb, after firing a missile over Japan, Kim Jong Un has gotten the world's attention. The North claimed it had detonated a hydrogen bomb underground. [Artigo completo...]

Pakistan, China, Russia Plus Turkey Bloc To 'Revolutionize' Geopolitics

Pakistan, China, Russia Plus Turkey Bloc To 'Revolutionize' Geopolitics In 2014, USA forces and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces started pulling out from Afghanistan and handed over security responsibilities to Afghan forces. Small wrote, "it wants Islamabad to benefit from solid United States economic and military support."China may also be reluctant to openly take sides, for fear of re-stoking tensions with India". [Artigo completo...]

Shailene Woodley gets candid about arrest

Shailene Woodley gets candid about arrest She even revealed that police officers looked for drugs in her behind at the time. She also talked about the psychological effects the experience had on her. But she accepted a plea deal earlier this year in which she pleaded guilty in exchange for one-year probation. People are too comfortable. According to Woodley, authorities searched her body, including her private parts, when she got ... [Artigo completo...]

Chinese woman jumps to death after family denies her a cesarean

Chinese woman jumps to death after family denies her a cesarean According to a statement from the hospital that has since gone viral, when examined by doctors, Ma was told by doctors that "the large fetal head circumference meant that vaginal delivery would have been very risky". "A married woman isn't a tool for producing babies, how can people still be so ignorant these days!" another user posted. However, after the incident, Yan Zhuangzhuang , Ma's hu... [Artigo completo...]

Hurricane Irma may have destroyed one of the world's most famous airports

Hurricane Irma may have destroyed one of the world's most famous airports Maximum sustained winds from the hurricane have been estimated at 185MPH with gusts over 200MPH. "No aircraft were visible on the tarmac", The Associated Press reports. The former Dutch colony is located on the southern part of the Caribbean island shared with a French territory, known as St. Martin. In the northern Leeward Islands, V.C. [Artigo completo...]

Putin says he believes U.S. willing to defuse Korea tensions

Putin says he believes U.S. willing to defuse Korea tensions Other measures could include preventing North Koreans from working overseas and putting top officials on a blacklist aimed at imposing asset freezes and travel bans. Beijing has signaled opposition to new penalties, potentially including an oil embargo, that the United States is now seeking through the United Nations. [Artigo completo...]

Trump, South Korean president talk North Korea

Trump, South Korean president talk North Korea The comments came after Pyongyang on Sunday triggered global alarm with its most powerful nuclear blast to date, claiming to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb . Haley did not spell out what measures Washington was seeking, but diplomats said they could target oil supplies to North Korea - potentially dealing a major blow to the economy. [Artigo completo...]

Turkey's Halkbank says all transactions in full compliance with global regulations

Turkey's Halkbank says all transactions in full compliance with global regulations Halkbank said all of its transactions have always fully complied with national and global regulations, adding that news regarding the US case "misleads" the public and investors. Before the deal, Iran was shut out of the US financial system, and the USA government sought to punish other banks and businesses trading with Iran. [Artigo completo...]

Putin: our friend Rex Tillerson fell in with the wrong crowd

Putin: our friend Rex Tillerson fell in with the wrong crowd As recently as July Mr Putin said Mr Tillerson was a "respected man" in Russian Federation because of the honour. Tillerson, who holds Russia's Order of Friendship for his contribution to Russian-U.S. At the time, the two had enjoyed a cordial relationship: Exxon and Rosneft, the Russian state oil company, announced a massive $500 billion deal in 2012 to develop Russia's oil reserves in the Arc... [Artigo completo...]

Ruling party, government, Blue House agree on need for N. Korea countermeasures

Ruling party, government, Blue House agree on need for N. Korea countermeasures They called for stronger sanctions against North Korea . The United States said that the closures of Russian diplomatic property would achieve "parity" in the country's respective diplomatic missions, a word borrowed from the Russian side which cut the USA diplomatic mission by 755 employees last month. [Artigo completo...]

Putin kicks Trump to the curb, saying Don is "not his bride"

Putin kicks Trump to the curb, saying Don is Trump " is not my bride ". "He [Trump] is not my bride and I'm not his groom". North Korea's latest nuclear test underneath a mountain appears to have triggered several landslides, according to satellite images, raising fears of radioactive leaks into the atmosphere. [Artigo completo...]

New UN report urges investigation into human rights violations in Yemen

New UN report urges investigation into human rights violations in Yemen Rebel forces were also found to have carried out widespread arbitrary or unlawful detentions. Information gathered by the United Nations human rights office shows apparent indiscriminate attacks on civilian populations by both sides to the conflict, with civilians directly targeted by airstrikes and shelling. [Artigo completo...]

Putin calls for talks with North Korea

Putin calls for talks with North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump says he has given the go-ahead for Japan and South Korea to buy a "substantially increased amount" of sophisticated military equipment from the United States. Geng says the THAAD system would aggravate tensions on the Korean Peninsula and jeopardize the strategic and security interests of China and other countries. [Artigo completo...]

Trump says United States not 'putting up with' North Korea's actions

Trump says United States not 'putting up with' North Korea's actions This nuclear test was North Korea's sixth since 2006. "The Chinese government expresses resolute objection to and strong condemnation of it", the ministry's statement said. Putin said North Korea would not give up its nuclear program no matter how tough the sanctions. By comparison, China provides it with about 520,000 tonnes of crude a year, according to industry sources. [Artigo completo...]

Here's why a North Korean 'city-busting' thermonuclear ICBM changes the game

Here's why a North Korean 'city-busting' thermonuclear ICBM changes the game Tests conducted in July led the U.N. Security Council, including China and Russian Federation, to vote unanimously to tighten existing sanctions and to impose strict new sanctions on Pyongyang, which is certainly cause for cautious optimism. [Artigo completo...]


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