• Trump bangs table as Seoul differs over North Korea sanctions
Trump bangs table as Seoul differs over North Korea sanctions

Deputy foreign ministers of China, North Korea, and Russian Federation on Wednesday issued a joint communiqué reiterating the strong ties between the three nations and calling for a loosening of sanctions against the DPRK. The law is needed to deal with cases of North Korea espionage in the South, Jeon said, adding North Korea's laws allow huma...

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  • Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey requests Saudi consulate search
Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey requests Saudi consulate search

It says the journalist left the consulate shortly after arriving, while Turkey says he was not seen leaving the building. "The consulate officials can not save themselves by simply saying 'he has left, '" the Turkish president added. daily soon after Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan challenged the Saudis to prove he left the consulate unha...

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  • DUP’s Foster challenges May with 'blood red lines' over new Brexit ‘backstop’
DUP’s Foster challenges May with 'blood red lines' over new Brexit ‘backstop’

Just minutes before this story broke, a Downing Street source was asked whether the PM felt she could rely on DUP votes. He also stressed the EU's insistence that Britain must accept possible checks on goods moving between its mainland and its province of Northern Ireland, saying Brexit will trigger the need for customs, value-added tax and...

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  • Nicondra: Tropical Storm In the Gulf of Mexico Likely
Nicondra: Tropical Storm In the Gulf of Mexico Likely

In a Facebook post Monday, the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office said no shelters would be open because Wakulla County shelters were rated safe only for hurricanes with top sustained winds below 111 miles per hour (178 kph). The next tropical storm name on the hurricane center's list is Michael . The cross-track spread among the spaghetti models...

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  • USA 'green growth' duo win Nobel Economics Prize
USA 'green growth' duo win Nobel Economics Prize

The mainstream economic analysis of the 1970s, when Romer was a graduate student and Nordhaus was an assistant professor, was mostly dedicated to what's known as general equilibrium analysis : If consumers were to maximize their utilities, and producers were to maximize their profits, what would happen? Nordhaus has called for the world to comba...

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  • Turkish Investigators to Search Saudi Consulate in Disappearance of Saudi Journalist
Turkish Investigators to Search Saudi Consulate in Disappearance of Saudi Journalist

A Turkish official told the New York Times on the condition of anonymity that a team of Saudi agents killed the 59-year-old writer within two hours of his arrival at the consulate, and then dismembered his body with a bone saw they had brought for the goal.

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  • ANC and opposition parties welcome Mboweni, praise Nene
ANC and opposition parties welcome Mboweni, praise Nene

Nene has become a divisive figure after testimony he gave last week at the Zondo inquiry into state capture, in which he admitted to the previously undisclosed visits. He previously served as minister of finance from May 25, 2014, until his controversial removal by former President Jacob Zuma on December 9, 2015.

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  • Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife begins trial for misuse of state money
Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife begins trial for misuse of state money

Sara Netanyahu allegedly misused around $100,000 (approximately Rs 68 lakh) of official funds for catering services at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem. Sara married Benjamin Netanyahu in 1991 in a second marriage. Sara Netanyahu, 59, has inspired a multitude of headlines in the past over what family spokesmen call an undeserved reputa...

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  • Anger, dismay as Indonesia says search for quake victims to end
Anger, dismay as Indonesia says search for quake victims to end

The official death toll has risen to 1,763 but bodies are still being recovered, at least 34 in one place alone on Saturday and more on Sunday. Balaroa was one of the areas particularly hard hit by liquefaction, which turns the ground into a roiling quagmire, destroying houses and dragging people under the mud and debris.

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  • Nikki Haley resigns as United Nations ambassador
Nikki Haley resigns as United Nations ambassador

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump's Ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley , has resigned from her post . Trump said the 10:30 a.m. A second go-round for Powell? Trump advisers outside the White House have assumed Haley would have her own presidential aspirations at some point, but doubt she would mount a run against Trum...

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  • Was Khashoggi sent to Istanbul by Embassy in DC?
Was Khashoggi sent to Istanbul by Embassy in DC?

In March, the State Department approved a $670 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia , part of a promised $110 billion in deals touted by Trump after his first presidential trip to the Saudi capital a year ago. Nor has Turkey fully explained why officials fear Khashoggi has been killed . "Our security officials are investigating the issue in every...

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  • Pompeo says Kim 'ready' to invite inspectors to nuclear site
Pompeo says Kim 'ready' to invite inspectors to nuclear site

As Pyongyang continues to take big diplomatic strides, analysts say the USA may soon be pushed into a corner to relax sanctions. Given how short the visit was, Pompeo wasn't expected to be able to resolve critical issues over getting North Korea to disarm or make much progress on a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War.

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  • Governor: Limo that crashed shouldn't have been on the road
Governor: Limo that crashed shouldn't have been on the road

Investigators are still piecing together details about the accident, however, law enforcement sources said the limo driver lacked the proper license to operate the vehicle and officials are looking to see if safety protocols were violated. Beneath a 12-foot bronze statue of a mother and child, they prayed for strength and observed a moment of silen...

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  • Turkish police focus on 7 suspects in Khashoggi case
Turkish police focus on 7 suspects in Khashoggi case

Erdogan, who said he was personally following the case, added that Turkey had no documents or evidence regarding the case. However, before Erdogan spoke, unnamed Turkish police sources as well as an adviser to Erdogan told the media that they believed that Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi Consulate , which he entered October 2.

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  • Skripal attack: Second Salisbury suspect 'decorated' officer
Skripal attack: Second Salisbury suspect 'decorated' officer

The website alleges Miskin travelled under the alias Alexander Petrov. The man, who used the alias Alexander Petrov to travel to the United Kingdom, was unmasked as a trained military doctor employed by the GRU - Russia's military intelligence agency.

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  • What the shock United Nations climate report means for Southern Africa
What the shock United Nations climate report means for Southern Africa

To get there, emissions would have to be cut by 45 per cent from 2010 levels by 2030, with further action required by 2050. However, keeping global warming below this level will require "annual average investment needs in the energy system of around $2.4 trillion (around €20.8 trillion)" between 2016 and 2035, according to the report .

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  • Susan Collins: I don't believe Kavanaugh was Ford's assailant
Susan Collins: I don't believe Kavanaugh was Ford's assailant

The FBI conducted a supplemental investigation into Kavanaugh's background but found no one who could corroborate her account. Rice is not now a ME resident - she has family ties to the state - but would bring political celebrity that could make it hard for the state's shallow bench of lesser-known Democrats to stand out.

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  • Pro-Russia party wins most votes in Latvian elections
Pro-Russia party wins most votes in Latvian elections

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation now has more than 1,000 troops deployed in the Baltic country of 2 million and even the potential of a minor shift in allegiance in Latvia will worry both Brussels and Washington. "That's where the populism kicks in", he said. "I am going to make my choice for Latvia as part of the European Union and North Atl...

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  • Brazil's Far-Right Candidate Grabs Lead Ahead Of Second Round Presidential Election
Brazil's Far-Right Candidate Grabs Lead Ahead Of Second Round Presidential Election

But with far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro getting 46 percent of the vote Sunday, short of the 50-plus percent he needed, voters also signaled they were not quite ready to make a final decision. The vote will be held on October 28. Experts predict political pyrotechnics between now and then as the two men lock horns on their dramatically d...

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  • Cuomo: Limo in crash that killed 20 failed inspection last month
Cuomo: Limo in crash that killed 20 failed inspection last month

Andrew Cuomo said Monday. "We are performing a detailed internal investigation to determine the cause of the accident and the steps we can take in order to prevent future accidents". According to the New York Times , the limousine lost control while going through an intersection that residents of the area say is notoriously risky.

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