Thursday, 19 July 2018
Latest news
Home » Global

Global

Kim Jong Un Calls Trump 'a Frightened Dog' and 'Dotard'

perth_map

He said his country would "surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged U.S. dotard with fire". Returning insult with insult, Kim said the president was "unfit to hold the prerogative of supreme command of a country". Vice President Mike Pence told Fox News Channel on Thursday: "We do not desire a military conflict". Very powerful. We have submarines. Leonato defends himself against Claudio in "Much Ado About Nothing", telling the young soldier: "Tush, tush, man, never fleer ... Read More »

Raashi Khanna watches 'Jai Lava Kusa' with fans in London

perth_map

The movie has earned Rs.100 Cr at the Worldwide Box Office. Jai Lava Kusa is garnering well and it will compete with Mahesh Babu's Spyder film on Dasara Box Office. While these reports are yet to be clarified, it was expected that Jr NTR would've sported a look a la Vikram in "I" and Surya in "24" had things worked out. Read More »

Three tied for lead at TOUR Championship

perth_map

Spieth was two under through eight, but went eight holes without a birdie before making a 14-footer at No 16.The 24-year-old Thomas, who has won five times in 2017, had birdies on four of six holes beginning at the par-four No 7 and then capped his round with a birdie on 18, his sixth of the day. Read More »

Barzani delays Kurdish referendum press conference

perth_map

He did not elaborate. Barzani declared that "we may die for our goal". "Baghdad believed the Kurds were divided and could not complete the referendum". "They should have sent weapons to the Peshmerga, but they cut the budget", he said. The UN Security Council warned on Thursday that the referendum was "potentially destabilizing". Read More »

Ridiculous to put top-four pressure on Everton, says Koeman

perth_map

Koeman needs a win at home against Bournemouth in the Premier League after a poor start that has left his side in the relegation zone. However, Niasse - who the Dutchman cast aside after just one pre-season match last term - salvaged the points with a late double to lift Everton out of the bottom three. Read More »

Odinga: Kenya's presidential vote results 'manipulated'

perth_map

Kenya's electoral commission on Tuesday suspended three officers in the ICT department over irregularities that marred the August 8 presidential elections which were overturned by the Supreme Court . Mwilu said the IEBC refused a court order demanding it open its computer servers. "We all know that the former Prime Minister really fought so that this country can have a Constitution that will guide the running on this country (and) we are asking you (Raila) that you follow the Constitution ... Read More »

London mayor: Uber to blame for loss of license in city

perth_map

Kajal Odedra, UK director at Change.org said: 'That is the fastest growing petition we've seen in the UK this year. London's transport authorities stunned the powerful US start-up on Friday when they deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service for safety reasons and stripped it of its license from September 30, although it can operate while it appeals. Read More »

Iran tests new missile despite USA warnings

perth_map

At the time, President Trump tweeted that his administration would be less "kind" to Iran in the face of such tests . Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal, despite USA pressure to stop. Read More »

'No magic fix' on North Korea, expert says

While China has been angered by North Korea's repeated nuclear and missile tests and has signed up for the increasingly tough United Nations sanctions, it has also stressed the need to resume dialogue and for all sides to take steps to reduce tensions. Read More »

National leads in early NZ election count

perth_map

He served as Maori affairs minister when National was elected in 1990 but was sacked over outspoken criticisms of his own government and went on to form New Zealand First (NZF). She said it was not just about the race but about what the party could do afterwards. Ardern is bidding to become New Zealand's youngest leader since 1856 and only the third woman to lead the South Pacific nation of 4.6 million people. Read More »

Russia's Lavrov again scoff at interference claims

perth_map

That led to other expulsions by Russian Federation in retaliation. "However, no fact has been presented", Lavrov said, adding that there was also no presented evidence of the alleged Russian meddling in the elections in France and Germany. Commenting on the matter, Russian foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova had said: "We must consider that foreign intervention on an internal matter of a sovereign country could threaten communal harmony there". Read More »

Lavrov confirms Russia's commitment to maintain sustainability of Iran nuclear deal

perth_map

Elected on the slogan "America First", President Donald Trump is making his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly. "He sees a chance to somehow either jettison the agreement or more vigorously enforce it". Rouhani denied that Iran has ever sought to obtain nuclear weapons. The Iranian nation continues to produce "missiles and defensive weapons", said the Iranian chief executive, stressing that "the government's biggest responsibility is to defend people and national security". Read More »

Erdogan meets top United States executives, investors

perth_map

The Turkish president resumed speaking less than two minutes after the the attack . No injuries were reported , according to the Times . When Mr. Amos stood up, he said a lot of people tried to get to him but he was sitting between women and the elderly and that protected him for a moment. Read More »

Hurricane Irma insurance industry loss up to $55bn: RMS

perth_map

Rick Scott's emergency Executive Order 17-235 but will likely be extended due to the extensive damage. Data analyzer CoreLogic said total damages could reach $ 65 billion . Another impact from Irma will be flood damage, which is generally not covered by property insurers but falls under the National Flood Insurance Program , with 1.73 million policies in Florida, the most of any state. Read More »

Election officials: Russian hackers probed Oklahoma system

perth_map

Homeland Security officials say hackers believed to be Russian agents targeted voter registration systems in more than 20 states. Ebel on Friday said he wasn't aware that the Secretary of State's Office had been communicating with federal agencies about suspected Russian hacker IP addresses. Read More »

Trump strategy has turned around Afghan war:Ghani

perth_map

That compares with a high of more than 100,000 troops under Obama. While providing few details, Trump pledged stepped-up operations against the Taliban and an open-ended commitment of US military advisers, trainers and counter-terrorism units. Read More »

Protesters disrupt James Comey's convocation speech at Howard University

perth_map

As soon as he opened his mouth to speak, students started chanting things like " We shall not be moved ", "I love being black" and "Get out James Comey - you're not our homey". After several minutes, Comey tried to begin. "I think standing up for what you believe in is a essential part of America but the way in which it escalated to the point in which they were using profanity and elicit language was just unsavory to say the least", he said. Read More »

Rouhani says Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities

perth_map

Ahead of Trump's public criticism at the U.N. General Assembly, his administration slapped more than a dozen sanctions on Iranian individuals and groups in July for aiding its non-nuclear weapons program. Iran unveiled a new ballistic missile Friday as its president stepped up pressure on the United States by defending its right to strengthen military defenses. Read More »

Thousands Evacuated as Authorities Anticipate Bali Eruption

perth_map

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for the National Disaster Mitigation Agency, told Anadolu Agency that people within a radius of up to 7.5 kilometers (5 miles) had voluntarily left since Thursday. The volcano last erupted in 1963, killing more than 1,000 people and displacing 80,000 others. Hundreds of small tremors this week also have rattled the mountain, which is about 70 kilometers northeast of the tourist hot spot of Kuta. Read More »

Iranian President Blasts US Effort to Change Nuclear Deal

perth_map

Trump and Netanyahu share a mutual disdain for the deal, and Trump has already signaled he'd like to withdraw certification of the agreement in October and push for new USA sanctions against Iran, The Guardian reported . Israel sees Iran as its most unsafe adversary, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Tuesday for scrapping or changing the 2015 nuclear deal. Read More »

Teenager appears in UK court charged with London bomb attack

perth_map

Ahmed Hassan was accused of planting the bomb at Parsons Green station on September 15. Hassan will appear at Westminter Magistrates Court at 2pm BST. Three men were arrested in Newport, Wales, earlier this week and a 17-year-old was held early Thursday in south London . Two other men - aged 48 and 21- were released from police custody yesterday with no further action. Read More »

In Defiance to US, Iran Unveils New Missile During Parade

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said that although the 2015 Iran deal was not ideal, the global community should stick with it or risk facing another situation like North Korea . At the annual United Nations gathering in NY this week, Mr. Trump called the nuclear deal " an embarrassment to the United States ", and Mr. Rouhani retorted, in his own address: "It will be a great pity if this agreement were to be destroyed by "rogue" newcomers to the world of politics". Read More »

EU envoys reach draft agreement on more North Korea sanctions

perth_map

Some analysts saw Kim's statement as a clear announcement that North Korea would ramp up its already brisk pace of weapons testing, which has included missiles meant to target USA forces throughout Asia and the US mainland. "The kind of rhetoric that's being used at this point isn't terribly helpful because we're threatening to destroy North Korea ", said Ross. Kim Jong-Un has branded Donald Trump a "mentally deranged dotard" in a rare statement on Friday night in response to the ... Read More »

South Africa to play four-day 'test' against Zimbabwe on Boxing Day

perth_map

The Indian cricket team will be playing three Test matches along with six One Dayers and three T20 Internationals against South Africa starting from January 5th next year in South Africa. It was hinted on Tuesday that India are likely to see a full tour of South Africa despite grueling schedule for both the sides and the boards of both countries finally revealed the details on Wednesday. Read More »

Mattis: North Korea Sanctions Are Working

perth_map

Moon Jae-in on Thursday voiced support for stronger sanctions in response to the North's recent weapons tests, but his tone was in stark contrast to US President Donald Trump's dark warning at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that North Korea would be "totally destroyed" if it attacked. Read More »

Abe vents anger at North Korea in fiery United Nations speech

perth_map

Abe said that the world has already tried exhaustively to reach a negotiated settlement with North Korea, starting with the US-backed 1994 Agreed Framework that collapsed a decade later. Head strong North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared that continued sanctions on Pyongyang will only amount to increased "pace towards the ultimate completion of the state nuclear force". Read More »