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People US, South Korea say North Korea can have 'brighter future'
Author: 0 US, South Korea say North Korea can have 'brighter future'

Ri and Wallstrom dined together at the foreign ministry on Thursday evening, then met again on Friday at Villa Bonnier, a lavish building used by the government for official functions which is located near the U.S. Finland's STT news agency said North Korean representatives will be conducting negotiations tomorrow at the Japanese Embassy in Helsinki, adding no American officials would be involved in the low-level meeting.

People How did Russian weapon of mass destruction enter UK?
Author: 0 How did Russian weapon of mass destruction enter UK?

Russia has denied any involvement and has accused London of whipping up anti-Russian hysteria. United Kingdom officials believe they were exposed to a nerve agent known as Novichok that was developed in Russian Federation. The Kremlin says it is preparing steps to retaliate against Britain's decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats and halt high-level meetings between British and Russian officials.

People Turkish forces have surrounded Afrin city in Syria operation, says state media
Author: 0 Turkish forces have surrounded Afrin city in Syria operation, says state media

In a written statement, the Turkish General Staff said the center of Afrin has been surrounded since March 12 and "critically important areas" have been seized as a result of the ongoing operations in the region. Turkey launched its assault on the border enclave on January 20 to drive out Syrian Kurdish forces that it views as "terrorists" linked to Kurdish rebels fighting inside Turkey.

People FAA Curbs Helicopter Flights After New York Crash
Author: 0 FAA Curbs Helicopter Flights After New York Crash

Following the crash, New York City Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said divers had to cut passengers out of their harnesses. Although no cause has been cited, the pilot told investigators that passenger luggage may have inadvertently bumped the helicopter's fuel cutoff valve, stopping the engine.

People 'Constructive talks': N Korean and Swedish foreign ministers meet
Author: 0 'Constructive talks': N Korean and Swedish foreign ministers meet

Well, if there really was no concrete invitation, Trump got snookered, looked gullible and revealed that he won't ask for meaningful conditions if and when the United States and North Korea meet (at whatever level). The minister, however, said that Moscow openly told Tokyo that the deployment of the Asian segment of the United States global missile defense in Japan and South Korea had a direct effect on Russia's national security.

People Hacker Who Gave Up Chelsea Manning Dead at 37
Author: 0 Hacker Who Gave Up Chelsea Manning Dead at 37

The cause of Lamo's death has not yet been made public, but a Sedgwick County coroner in Kansas, where Lamo lived, confirmed the news last night. In the post, Mr Lamo's father Mario wrote: "With great sadness and a broken heart I have to let know all of Adrian's friends and acquaintances that he is dead ".

People Russian Federation spy poisoning: 23 United Kingdom diplomats expelled from Moscow
Author: 0 Russian Federation spy poisoning: 23 United Kingdom diplomats expelled from Moscow

On Friday, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said it was overwhelmingly likely that Russian President Vladimir Putin himself had made the decision to use a military-grade nerve toxin to strike down Skripal. "It is possible that (Britain) will continue to respond; we are ready for this". On March 12 British Prime Minister Theresa May says it is "highly likely that Russian Federation was responsible for the act", saying Moscow could be directly to blame or may have "lost control" ...

People Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against Britain over spy attack row
Author: 0 Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against Britain over spy attack row

British Ambassador Laurie Bristow was called to the Foreign Ministry Saturday morning to be informed of the moves. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain's quarrel was not with the Russian people but with the Kremlin. On March 15 Britain, France, Germany and the U.S. say in a rare joint declaration that "there is no plausible alternative explanation" to Russian involvement and call on Moscow to provide "full and complete disclosure" of the Soviet-era chemical programme that ...

People Pakistan calls back envoy from India over 'harassment incidents'
Author: 0 Pakistan calls back envoy from India over 'harassment incidents'

However, New Delhi did not fail to bring to attention that Pakistan was allegedly responsible for carrying out an equivalent campaign of harassment against its own diplomats posted in Islamabad , accusing Pakistani intelligence agents for having entered the embassy's residential compound.

People Boris Johnson blames Vladimir Putin personally for Salisbury nerve agent attack
Author: 0 Boris Johnson blames Vladimir Putin personally for Salisbury nerve agent attack

If true, it would mean the Skripals' would-be assassins never entered Britain, which would make it far harder to pinpoint those responsible for their attempted murders. The comment from Williamson, tipped as a possible successor to May, is not the first barb he has aimed at Russian Federation. "The reason they've chosen this nerve agent is to show that it's Russian Federation, and to show people in their agencies who might think of defecting or of supporting another way of life, of believing ...

People Karachi Kings win toss, bowl first against Islamabad
Author: 0 Karachi Kings win toss, bowl first against Islamabad

Quetta secured their place in the last four despite losing their last game against Lahore Qalandars while Islamabad had their place confirmed with 12 points in eight matches, so the tie will decide who will be in a better position to finish as number one team in the league.

People Man killed after boulder crashes through windshield on highway - FOX10 News
Author: 0 Man killed after boulder crashes through windshield on highway - FOX10 News

Authorities sought public help Thursday to find whoever pushed a boulder off of a freeway overcrossing in Pasadena , sending it crashing through the windshield of a moving vehicle and killing the motorist's husband. California Highway Patrol officer Chris Cassidy told the Pasadena Star News that officials are examining footage from nearby cameras and have visited a homeless encampment in the area to speak with potential witnesses.

People North Korean press report of Trump talks is suppressed
Author: 0 North Korean press report of Trump talks is suppressed

They also agreed that a "brighter future is available for North Korea , if it chooses the right path", the White House stated. North Korea's foreign minister met briefly with Sweden's prime minister Friday during a surprise trip to Stockholm that has fuelled speculation about a possible meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .

People Vladimir Putin 'personally ordered United Kingdom nerve agent attack on spy'
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin 'personally ordered United Kingdom nerve agent attack on spy'

That it would be employed in a civilian setting, endangering not just former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter but scores of other people, too, is not just a crime but also an act of state terrorism. Two days ahead presidential elections in Russia , the Russian Investigative Committee has opened a case in the poisoning of Yulia Skripal. Britain is also expected to cut off all high-level contacts with Moscow .

People Russia to expel UK diplomats, crisis deepens
Author: 0 Russia to expel UK diplomats, crisis deepens

Russian Federation denies any involvement and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused London of behaving in a "boorish" way, adding that this was partly due to the problems Britain faces over its planned exit from the European Union next year.

People Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter
Author: 0 Nerve agent planted in luggage of Russian agent's daughter

Sergei Skripal is a former Russian military intelligence officer who, in 2006, was convicted by Moscow and imprisoned for high treason. A Russian diplomat also claimed on Friday that the country had never had a programme called "novichok" and denied any production of the agent, despite one of the scientists who created it telling Sky News that only Russia could have been behind the attack .

People Sweden says happy to help on North Korea amid summit speculation
Author: 0 Sweden says happy to help on North Korea amid summit speculation

At a news conference in Washington last week, Trump thanked Swedish prime minister Stefan Lofven for helping American detainees in North Korea and particularly in securing the release of US student Otto Warmbier previous year. According to a press release issued prior to Ri's arrival in Sweden, Ri and Wallstrom's discussions would focus on "Sweden's consular responsibilities as a protecting power for the United States , Canada and Australia".

Author: 0 Tillerson thanks staff but doesn't mention Trump in exit letter

Just after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's sudden firing Tuesday morning, American diplomats at posts spanning the globe were then increasingly surprised - and in some cases disturbed - to receive guidance from Washington telling them not to post or retweet the statement from Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein on how Tillerson was sacked by President Donald Trump , according to multiple diplomats who spoke to CNN about the guidance.

People Xi re-elected China's President sans term limit
Author: 0 Xi re-elected China's President sans term limit

On a proposal given by Communist Party of China for the constitutional amendment for removing the two-term limit for President and Vice President , over 2,900 delegates of NPC have voted in a favor of it. "Choosing Wang as vice president is certainly to consolidate his power", Hua told AFP. An "amazing" economist, Wang could now form a "dream team" with another member of the party leadership, Wang Yang, to deal with US President Donald Trump's trade threats, said Kerry Brown, director of ...

People Trump signs bill on Taiwan cooperation, defying China's warnings
Author: 0 Trump signs bill on Taiwan cooperation, defying China's warnings

In doing so, the U.S.is letting China know that its approach to its relationship with Taiwan and China may be "completely different" from how it was in the past, according to Su. lawmakers presented to Trump on March 5, aims to increase travel and visits "at all levels", including state officials and business leaders, both on the American and the Taiwanese side.

People ICE: Man killed in pursuit was not person agents were targeting
Author: 0 ICE: Man killed in pursuit was not person agents were targeting

Agents arrived at Garcia and Profecto's home Tuesday, believing it belonged to a previously removed Mexican citizen, Haley said. Police said the couple pulled over when the officers activated their emergency lights but raced away when the officers exited their vehicle.

People Facebook Suspends Trump-Linked Data Firm for Obtaining User Data
Author: 0 Facebook Suspends Trump-Linked Data Firm for Obtaining User Data

The data was given to the company by Aleksandr Kogan , a professor at Cambridge who legitimately gained access to Facebook users' personal data, but then broke the rules by passing it along to a third party. What this means for Facebook: The company says it's still trying to get to the bottom of what happened. If true, this is another unacceptable violation of trust and the commitments they made.

People North Korean foreign minister begins Sweden trip
Author: 0 North Korean foreign minister begins Sweden trip

The talks about talks come after the head of the US Pacific Command said the United States could not be overly optimistic about the outcome of any summit between US President Donald Trump and Kim, aimed at ending the North's nuclear and missile programmes, and must go into it with 'eyes wide open.

People Romanian court tells man he's dead
Author: 0 Romanian court tells man he's dead

His wife obtained the death certificate after she lost contact with him for a period of several years after he moved to Turkey for work, the Associated Press reported . After his failed court action, magistrates explained that under Romanian law his appeal was made too late - nearly two years after his death was certified - and as a result can not be considered by the court.

People Sisulu reprimands Australia‚ stops short of saying farmers should stay in SA
Author: 0 Sisulu reprimands Australia‚ stops short of saying farmers should stay in SA

Farm violence in South Africa is a racially charged and sensitive political issue, particularly given the Government's push to seize land from farmers without compensation. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Friday sidestepped a direct question about whether Australia would retract the statements, saying the High Commissioner has regular discussions with the South African government "on a range of issues and concerns" and citing the country's high murder rates.

People North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation
Author: 0 North Korean foreign minister in Sweden amid speculation

Trump also described Kim as a "maniac", condemned his country's nuclear bomb tests and ballistic missile launches, and dubbed him "little rocket man". If North Korea did extend the invitation, it could have its own conditions. During Ri's meeting with the prime minister , they also discussed confidence-building measures with the U.S., including the release of American citizens from detention in North Korea.

People Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats, crisis deepens
Author: 0 Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats, crisis deepens

The diplomats are due to leave London on March 20, RIA news agency quoted Russia's ambassador to Britain as saying . Russian Federation has repeatedly denied any involvement in the attack. Speaking to the AP, he called it unlikely that some of the nerve agent could have gone missing in the years after the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union.