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Fate of Iran nuclear deal hanging on tough United Nations policing

Energy Secretary Rick Perry. President Donald Trump has suggested that the United States will walk away from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers if it deems that the UN's atomic agency is not tough enough in monitoring it. [Full Article...]

Battle for 2018 Giro d'Italia maglia rosa to begin in Jerusalem

Battle for 2018 Giro d'Italia maglia rosa to begin in Jerusalem The tour will have a stage finish in Tel Aviv, Israel's de facto capital (the United Nations does not recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital). The last kilometers will be inside Tel Aviv and the arrival will be right on the seafront. To launch the Israeli stages, the cycling race's organizers have recalled that late Italian champion Gino Bartali on October 10, 2013, was recognized as Righteous ... [Full Article...]

Here's Sean Spicer appearing as himself/Melissa McCarthy at tonight's Emmys

At press time , Trump hadn't responded to Colbert's monologue - yet. It's been a few weeks since Sean Spicer left his role as White House press secretary, bringing to an end a very eventful period . "Back in 1980, in that movie, we refused to be controlled by a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot", said Fonda. "But knock first, you don't want to just walk in", and at talk-sh... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief, Trump call for change of United Nations bureaucracy

United Nations chief, Trump call for change of United Nations bureaucracy The President's call for protecting UN officials who speak up about internal wrongdoing came as he spoke about what he sees as the global body's failures and the needed reforms that could "make the United Nations great". President Donald Trump , accompanied by U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, arrives at the United Nations on September 18. Less than a month after the country's sixth nuclear test... [Full Article...]

US Navy fires two commanders after deadly sea collisions in Asia

US Navy fires two commanders after deadly sea collisions in Asia The firings were approved by Vice Adm. Philip Sawyer, the 7th Fleet commander who was installed last month after his predecessor was held accountable for the fatal McCain and Fitzgerald collisions, as well as two earlier 2017 accidents, a grounding and a collision involving USA guided missile cruisers. [Full Article...]

Syria Army Crosses to Eastern Bank of Euphrates in Key City

Syria Army Crosses to Eastern Bank of Euphrates in Key City USA -backed fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces have been advancing against IS militants along the eastern bank of the Euphrates , while Syrian government forces and their allies are pushing from the west. The army pushed into the city this month with the help of Russian air power and Iran-backed militias, breaking an Islamic State siege of an enclave there that had lasted three years. [Full Article...]

Military drills bracket North Korea

Military drills bracket North Korea The UN Security Council will on Thursday hold a ministerial-level meeting on the threat from the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction that will focus on enforcing sanctions on North Korea, diplomats said. Media captionHow would war with North Korea unfold? The country fired its latest missile over Japan on Friday, in what was described as its farthest-reaching test. [Full Article...]

Women fight for Sarees in Telangana, Bathukamma sarees set afire

Women fight for Sarees in Telangana, Bathukamma sarees set afire Some were seen loudly complaining about the poor quality of the gift. In theory women expected sarees from famous places like Gadwal and Sricilla, but when in reality the quality of the sarees was substandard and purchased from Surat. "We will extend the distribution dates based on their feedback", said Shailaja Ramaiyer, director of Handlooms and Textiles. Also, the design, color, and the quality... [Full Article...]

United Nations options exhausted on Korean Peninsula issue: Haley

United Nations options exhausted on Korean Peninsula issue: Haley Meanwhile, the US and South Korea have agreed to increase pressure on North Korea after its latest missile test, the White House said on Sunday. The warplanes also conducted formation training with Japanese fighter jets over water near Kyushu island. [Full Article...]

Germany stands with Britain in terror fight: Merkel

It's telling that the main speculation ahead of the election doesn't surround the putative victor, but rather the potential coalitions Merkel could form. Coalitions are sometimes referred in Germany by colors, eg, a " Jamaica coalition " would be one between the Christian Democrats (black), Greens (green), and Free Democrats (yellow). [Full Article...]

Myanmar faces 'defining moment', must stop the violence

Myanmar faces 'defining moment', must stop the violence According to the United Nations, over 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled violence in that country and are now in neighbouring Bangladesh, living in small camps in dire conditions. "That is in our common interest for the region", said MFA. Dozens also gathered in Ghana's capital Accra on Monday to march against the violence and especially against the sale of weapons to the Myanmar government by I... [Full Article...]

Iran leader Khamenei warns U.S. against 'wrong move' on nuclear deal

Iran leader Khamenei warns U.S. against 'wrong move' on nuclear deal During the negotiations with the world powers in 2013-15, "the country's officials reached the conclusion that they should negotiate and ignore some of their rights so that sanctions would be removed", he said . Iran has already stated that it could abandon the accord "within hours" if the U.S. imposes new sanctions. On Thursday, the US Treasury Department imposed financial penalties against ... [Full Article...]

German IS bride could face death penalty in Iraq

German IS bride could face death penalty in Iraq She was found in a basement in Mosul in July during an offensive by Iraqi forces to drive Isis from the city. She ran away from her home in eastern Germany to join Isis in Iraq after talking to extremists online and is believed to have spent around a year in the country. [Full Article...]

N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed

N. Korea: We'll speed up nuclear plans if more sanctions imposed The flurry of military drills came after Pyongyang fired another mid-range ballistic missile over Japan on Friday and the reclusive North conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3 in defiance of United Nations sanctions and other worldwide pressure. [Full Article...]

President accepts dissolution of Parliament

President accepts dissolution of Parliament The current cabinet will carry out government business until the election. Benediktsson on Friday called for a new parliamentary election after Bright Future, a junior partner in the three-party governing coalition, chose to quit due to a "breach of trust" within the center-right government. [Full Article...]

Maria prompts Barbados to issue hurricane warning - NHC

Maria prompts Barbados to issue hurricane warning - NHC Lee, the third storm in the Atlantic, fizzled from a tropical storm to a tropical depression Sunday, the hurricane center said. The storm was moving north at 9 miles per hour. It continues to meander off the East Coast as a 90-mph Category 1 hurricane. Irma hit St. Martin with Category 5-force winds, turning the picturesque island into a jumble of blown apart buildings and shredded trees. [Full Article...]

Trump says 'bureaucracy' holding United Nations back

Trump says 'bureaucracy' holding United Nations back Trump has accused Iran of supporting terrorists and is threatening to rip up the 2015 deal to rein in its nuclear programme. On Tuesday, Trump will address the General Assembly during which he will tackle multiple global issues such as North Korea's nuclear ambitions and the crisis in Syria. [Full Article...]

Sanctions accelerate the completion of the nuclear program - North Korea

Sanctions accelerate the completion of the nuclear program - North Korea Kim was shown beaming as he watched the missile fly from a moving launcher in photos released by the agency, surrounded by several officials. For the 15 years since then-Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi made a historic visit to North Korea , little substantive progress has been made on Japan's efforts to bring back Japanese nationals abducted by North Korean agents. [Full Article...]

Attacco metrò Londra, secondo arresto

Attacco metrò Londra, secondo arresto Ha 18 anni, poco più che un ragazzo, ed è sospettato d'essere lui il terrorista che venerdì ha collocato un ordigno assemblato artigianalmente, ma in potenza micidiale, su un vagone della metropolitana di Londra . Nel frattempo sono centinaia i militari britannici dispiegati a protezione di obiettivi sensibili nell'ambito dell'operazione Tempora, annunciata ieri dalla premier Theresa May e p... [Full Article...]

Apple's updated developer guidelines ban "useless" virus-scanning apps

Apple's updated developer guidelines ban The company has now explicitly stated that it will ban apps that offer fake services at a premium, like many virus scanning apps that have thronged the App Store, which don't really do the job they promise to. Apple are requiring that all ARKit apps "provide rich and integrated augmented reality experiences", which means that something as simple as dropping a model into an ARKit view or replaying ... [Full Article...]


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