Saturday, 25 November 2017
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

Ukraine denies selling missile technology to North Korea

perth_map

Earlier in the day, The New York Times , citing a missile expert, said the Yuzhmash is "most likely" source of the engines for the DPRK's intercontinental ballistic missiles launched in July. The missiles used by North Korea could reportedly be designed in Yuzhnoye and produced by Yuzhmash manufacturer. The report notes that state-owned factory, known as Yuzhmash, is not far from territory controlled by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. Read More »

Gunmen kill 18 in attack on Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso

perth_map

In a press briefing he said searches of the neighborhood around the restaurant were still continuing. The victims were from different nationalities, he said. The Istanbul restaurant attacked on Sunday is just 200m from a hotel and cafe targeted in an assault in January previous year that left 30 people dead and 71 wounded, many of them foreigners. Read More »

Canada lays out its NAFTA priorities

perth_map

Noting that Canada had withdrawn its chief negotiator from 1987 talks on a bilateral trade treaty with the United States over the same issue, Freeland said "our government will be equally resolute". "I think we all do need to be prepared for some moments of drama", she said. Among tools that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer may look to increase automobile employment in the country is reinforcing the rules of origin to lock out more parts from Asia, and possibly an unmatched U.S. Read More »

Mattis: If North Korea hits Guam 'then it's game on'

perth_map

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford is visiting Seoul to discuss the rise in tensions ahead of major U.S. Shares in Asia outside Japan on Monday climbed together with United States equity-index futures, with South Korea's benchmark index rising as much as 1 percent. Read More »

Legendary Arkansas coach, athletic director Frank Broyles passes away at 92

perth_map

Between his stints as Razorbacks' coach from 1958 to 1976 and then as the school's athletic director from 1974 to 2007, it would be hard to argue there's a bigger name than Broyles in Arkansas football history. "The thoughts and prayers of the entire Razorback nation are with his wife Gen, his children and the entire Broyles family". His Razorbacks teams won seven Southwest Conference championships. Read More »

BBC television programme puts airport alcohol sales in the spotlight once again

perth_map

Often seen as a "shop window" for many companies and brands, duty free is often home to numerous exclusive and limited edition releases and in places such as the Far East is an enormous industry. They are making it very, very readily available'. In the year running up to its introduction last August, the airline had refused boarding to more than 500 passengers because of disruptive passengers and issued more than 50 lifetime bans. Read More »

Texas A&M cancels planned white nationalist rally

perth_map

Wiginton says his upcoming rally was inspired by the demonstrations in Charlottesville over the weekend that turned deadly, according to The Battalion. The Houston Chronicle also reported that Wiginton may pursue legal action against the State of Texas. Dallas Democratic Rep. Helen Giddings said during a House floor speech Monday that A&M administrators should "unequivocally denounce and fight against" racist groups and that Texas should reject hate in all forms with one voice. Read More »

Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' Any North Korean Missile Aimed at US

perth_map

Nobody wants war, especially nuclear war, not even the evil President Trump. "This is real progress as a direct result of what President Trump has done and the way we have communicated the threat, not only to America and to Japan and South Korea, but to the entire world, from this rogue leader", the CIA Chief said adding that Trump has made it pretty clear that he would not allow North Korea to have nuclear weapons. Read More »

Schools to remain open for total solar eclipse

perth_map

The best place for students to learn about the eclipse is at school under the instruction of teachers. Some schools in the tri-state area are providing proper eye protection, some aren't. and 4:30 p.m. will be moved indoors. Parents will also receive a phone call Sunday to encourage them to speak with their kids about listening to their teachers about how to experience the eclipse safely. Read More »

Police Officer On Charlottesville Attack: "Hahahaha Love This"

perth_map

An unnamed Facebook user called out Lariviere for his comments, and the officer continued to stand his ground. Lariviere has since responded to Masslive .com, the site which originally noticed the Facebook comment thread, saying that he's a "good man who made a stupid comment". Read More »

White nationalist fired from his job at Charlottesville rally

perth_map

Peter Cvjetanovic , 20, told KTVN that he traveled from Reno to Charlottesville to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. The university in a statement acknowledged a student was identified in the photo and, without naming Cvjetanovic, denounced the movement as corrosive to society. Read More »

Gorka: Tillerson Comments Taken Out of Context

perth_map

Just hours after Trump made the threat , North Korea said it is considering plans for a missile strike on the US Pacific territory of Guam. In this context, Tillerson used the weekend gathering of the ASEAN regional forum, Asia's biggest security group that also includes "outside" nations such as the United States, North Korea and Japan, to try to isolate Pyongyang by "drastically" reducing their dealings with it. Read More »

Rare white moose caught on video

perth_map

No mention of who keeps track of these things, but "white moose counter" seems like a pretty good job description to me. The animals are not albino, but grow white fur due to a generic mutation. The group of hikers were stranded in the canyon when the moose charged at them. And believe it or not, they can run up to 35 miles an hour. Last month, an extremely rare pale tiger in Southern India also went viral after it was photographed for the first time. Read More »

Girl killed as auto rams pizzeria in village near Paris

perth_map

Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said on BFM television the man was believed to have tried to commit suicide last week. He said eight others were slightly injured. A auto has crashed into a pizzeria in a village east of the French capital Paris, killing a girl of eight and injuring at least five other people. Investigators believe the act was "deliberate. Read More »

Body found during search for missing hiker in Donegal

perth_map

On Saturday, authorities became aware that a hillwalker had gone missing in the Derryveagh Mountains in Co Donegal. Malin Head Coast Guard were alerted on Saturday after one of the diving group was reported missing. The missing man who has not yet been named, was last seen on Thursday, August 10 when he was spotted walking in the Sliabh Sneachta area of the Glenveagh National Park. Read More »

London Wins Silver Medal in London

perth_map

Yeah, they're disappointed. They went in thinking they could win. Returning three of its four runners from the 2016 Olympics team that was disqualified in the semifinals because of a lane violation, Trinidad & Tobago had a crew that averaged nearly 26 years old per man. Read More »

New York Governor Demands Presidential Denunciation Of White Supremicists

perth_map

President Donald Trump delivered a statement on Monday, August 14, condemning the violent white supremacist marches in Charlottesville, Virginia, that killed three people . "It has no place in America". President Trump on Monday was in damage control mode, changing his schedule to address the growing outrage over his tepid reaction to the violence caused by neo-Nazis and white supremacists in Virginia. Read More »

Restaurant attack leaves 17 dead in Burkina Faso

perth_map

One soldier had said there were hostages on the first and second floor of the two-storey building housing the restaurant. At least eight people were injured in the attack. For many it was a grim echo of a similar attack on a restaurant and hotel in Ouagadougou in January 2016 in which 30 people were killed. Al-Qaeda's North African affiliate, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM ), claims responsibility . Read More »

Leeds United star reportedly wanted by three Premier League clubs

perth_map

The 25-year-old striker shone at Elland Road last season after finishing as the Championship's top goalscorer with 27 goals, leading to a number of Premier League clubs supposedly taking an interest in the New Zealand global. They have already rebuffed a £15m bid from a Premier League club - believed to be Burnley - and would want at least £20m for their Kiwi global. "Many bids can come, of course, he is a good striker". Read More »

President Trump considering pardon for convicted criminal Joe Arpaio

perth_map

Arpaio said last week that he was "not going to ask him", about a pardon, referring to Trump, but that "many, many people around the country are saying, 'Trump should pardon'". Arpaio gave himself the nickname "America's toughest sheriff" while working in Maricopa County, where he operated a "tent city" jail and made inmates wear pink underwear and uniforms featuring stars and stripes . Read More »

Iranian drone buzzes U.S. aircraft carrier

perth_map

The Iranian Sadegh drone flew without any warning lights during the encounter Sunday night with the USS Nimitz, said Lt. Ian McConnaughey, a spokesman for the Bahrain-based 5th Fleet. The Super Hornet maneuvered out of the way, creating lateral separation of about 200 feet and vertical separation of about 100. McConnaughey says the drone was unarmed. Read More »

Flood-hit Assam and Bihar seek help

perth_map

I have also called a meeting now so that I tell them what is to be done next. The flood situation has taken a critical turn in Assam and parts of Bihar after incessant rains lash the states. He assured the flood affected people of adequate relief measures and said that district administration has already been pressed into the service to meet the requirement of flood victims. Read More »

Chainz kicks off tour in pink 'trap wheelchair'

perth_map

So the rapper's producer hit up Sean Mahaney of Seanco Custom Wheelchairs. and Sean tells TMZ his team got a tricked out 2-wheeler in less than a week.in time for the tour's show in Tuscon. Let's be straight here: 2 Chainz is a real one for this. Although he couldn't walk, he was able to wheel around the stage a little bit to show each section some love. Read More »

Trump says Merkel doesn't speak for United States on NKorea

perth_map

In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged Pyongyang and Washington to sign up to a previously unveiled joint Russian-Chinese plan under which North Korea would freeze missile tests and the United States and South Korea would impose a moratorium on large-scale military exercises. Read More »

Conyers, Dems warn against attack on N. Korea

perth_map

One of President Trump's most famous critics came to his defense this week after a vow of "fire and fury" for North Korea: former Vice President Al Gore. South Korean President Moon Jae-In is calling for a complete overhaul of South Korea's military in the face of North Korea's rapidly evolving nuclear capabilities, and in Japan, some lawmakers are pushing for new weapons that could give the country a preemptive strike capability, reports Tracy. Read More »

U-turn on North Korea; US opts for diplomacy

perth_map

Trump had previously said that he was "disappointed" with China lack of action on North Korea and urged the country to do more as the North's main trade ally. "The US is willing to negotiate with Pyongyang", the two secretaries wrote in a Wall Street Journal article published Sunday. Locked and loaded - that's how President Trump described the US military solutions for dealing with North Korea. Read More »