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Korea should put off aid to North, coordinate closely with Japan, US Korea should put off aid to North, coordinate closely with Japan, US
- September 24, 2017

In contrast, Japan's Asian rival China, and Russian Federation, have called repeatedly for a return to worldwide diplomacy and talks with North Korea to resolve the crisis over Pyongyang's weapons programs. The effectiveness of unilateral sanctions by the United States should be reinforced to urge Pyongyang to change its policies. Trump's latest warnings are the "sound of a dog barking", South Korea's Yonhap News reported on Thursday, citing North Korean foreign minister Ri Yong Ho, who is ... (more...)
Mattis hints at military options on North Korea, no details
- September 24, 2017

Mattis declined to elaborate further on his discussions with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo, but the two countries have revisited previous weapons agreements amid escalating tensions with North Korea. An official directly familiar with options planning within the Trump administration told CNN the question that now needs to be answered is whether North Korea's missile program has progressed to the level of being such an inherent threat that the Pentagon would recommend targeting ... (more...)
Nikki Haley: Trump's fire and fury comment 'not an empty threat' Nikki Haley: Trump's fire and fury comment 'not an empty threat'
- September 24, 2017

So now, United States is reportedly "getting ready to play hardball" or in other words, USA may be forced to launch a strike against the North Korea's nuclear program, in order to defend the U.S. "If that doesn't work, General Mattis will take care of it". Tillerson on Nikki Haley rumors: "I think we have a secretary of state now and I think he's planning to hang around". (more...)
Trump to Let Congress Decide Fate of Iran Deal, Like Everything Else Trump to Let Congress Decide Fate of Iran Deal, Like Everything Else
- September 24, 2017

One is fantasy, the other is reality. "The potential for a nuclear program , the need to block all paths to a nuclear weapon for Iran", he added. The fantasy, like the North Korean bombast, is for home consumption and to rattle its foes. Netanyahu met Sunday with leaders of four Jewish organizations he considers loyal to urge them to keep up the pressure on Trump and Iran. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said there was no question of reopening negotiations, a day after Trump ... (more...)
Saints CBs Lattimore, Moore to miss Panthers clash
- September 24, 2017

The series has been ultra competitive, with Carolina holding a 24-20 edge. At 7 and 9 the last two years, the Saints were a pair of those who did and then - as a result - didn't. The Carolina Panthers have seen plenty of Brees as he has faced the franchise the third most of his career. However, he won't have even practice experience in dealing with McCaffrey. (more...)
Grupo Financiero Galicia SA (GGAL) Analyst Coverage
- September 24, 2017

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (ADR) (GGAL) has $5.26 billion valuation. ( NASDAQ GGAL ) traded up 2.75% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $49.24. (more...)
Anuncia Peña estrategia de tres pasos para reconstrucción de México Anuncia Peña estrategia de tres pasos para reconstrucción de México
- September 24, 2017

Peña Nieto informó que el 40 por ciento de la Ciudad de México y 70 por ciento de los usuarios en Morelos están sin servicio eléctrico, por lo cual ordenó reforzar los esfuerzos para restablecer el servicio. "Nuestra solidaridad con México , nuestra solidaridad con Dominica, con todo el caribe, con Antigua y Barbuda, pero solidaridad concreta, nuestra solidaridad con Cuba, con todos los pueblos del mundo", afirmó. (more...)
China Says North Korean Quake 'Suspected Explosion' China Says North Korean Quake 'Suspected Explosion'
- September 24, 2017

Monitoring groups estimate that the nuclear test conducted in North Korea earlier this month had a yield of 250 kilotons, which is 16 times the size of the USA bomb that destroyed Hiroshima in 1945. The latest test was followed by a second magnitude 4.1 quake that experts said could have been caused by landslides or a tunnel collapsing after the explosion. (more...)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Calls President Trump's UN Speech 'Ignorant and Hateful' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Calls President Trump's UN Speech 'Ignorant and Hateful'
- September 24, 2017

There is plenty of proof that Iran is not complying, and the president has told his Cabinet leaders in no uncertain terms to bring him reasons for not certifying. Iran and North Korea are also actively coordinating on nuclear development and sharing technology. She said that with tensions growing between the US and North Korea over the North's nuclear program , the need for the treaty is even greater. (more...)
J&K: Five Injured in Grenade Attack in Sopore J&K: Five Injured in Grenade Attack in Sopore
- September 24, 2017

The incident took place at 9:35 am. But the grenade exploded in the return throw, Two special police officers (SPOs) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and four civilians suffered minor injuries, a police officer said. The injured were shifted to Sub-District Hospital Sopore for treatment where the condition of all of them is stated to be stable. Militant groups opposing New Delhi's rule are engaged in a guerilla war with Indian troops in the region since 1989. (more...)
Uri: One militant killed in encounter with security forces Uri: One militant killed in encounter with security forces
- September 24, 2017

During the gunfight, one armed militant was shot dead while two others are still firing on forces from different locations in the area. "#OpKalgaiUpdate. Operation is still now underway in the region, the report adds. "As the cordon was tightened, the militants opened fire at the security forces triggering the gunfight", a police official said. (more...)
Oil Spills From Pipeline After Syria Army Retakes Oil Field From ISIS Oil Spills From Pipeline After Syria Army Retakes Oil Field From ISIS
- September 24, 2017

The Syrian Democratic Forces have seized Syria's largest gas field from Islamic State militants, a senior commander has said . The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which tracks the war in Syria, said SDF fighters have not yet taken the field in the province of Deir az Zor, saying fighting is ongoing around it. (more...)
Use the vacations to explore India, says Modi in Mann ki Baat Use the vacations to explore India, says Modi in Mann ki Baat
- September 24, 2017

During his 30 minute address he called the monthly address as a platform where people convey their sentiments and ideas to be shared with the whole country. "The media has to play a very important role in the "Swachhata" campaign", Prime Minister Modi said. The PM also hailed the unwavering courage and dedication of Lt Swati Mahadik, wife of slain Col Santosh Mahadik and Lt Nidhi Dubey, wife of Naik Mukesh Dubey who joined the ranks of the Indian Army as commissioned officers despite all odds. (more...)
In Defiance to US, Iran Unveils New Missile During Parade In Defiance to US, Iran Unveils New Missile During Parade
- September 24, 2017

The missile was launched from an unknown location. We will not seek permission from anyone to defend our country. Criticism by the Donald Trump administration of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, including the United States, has focused heavily on Tehran's continuing missile programme. (more...)
Trump on NK nuclear threats: 'They won't be around much longer' Trump on NK nuclear threats: 'They won't be around much longer'
- September 24, 2017

Hours later, Kim branded Trump as " deranged ". There's no telling exactly where North Korea would conduct this test or when. Seoul's spy agency also warned the North could launch an ICBM on a standard trajectory toward the Pacific Ocean around its founding anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea on October 10. (more...)
China Limits Exports of Oil to North Korea, Bans LNG China Limits Exports of Oil to North Korea, Bans LNG
- September 24, 2017

Hours after the United States announced its toughest economic sanctions yet on North Korea , Kono said that more than 160 countries had diplomatic relations with Kim Jong-Un's regime. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons reports that the United States has 6,800 and Moscow 7,000, vastly more than the world's other nuclear nations put together. (more...)
Trump calls North Korea's Kim 'a madman' Trump calls North Korea's Kim 'a madman'
- September 24, 2017

The order also will allow the USA to sanction those involved in industries, including fishing, technology, textiles and manufacturing, that finance the North Korean regime, as well as those involved in the operation of the country's ports or in exporting and importing goods and services. (more...)
'Madman' Kim to be tested like never before, says Trump 'Madman' Kim to be tested like never before, says Trump
- September 24, 2017

Kim said he is "thinking hard" about his response and that Mr. Trump "will face results beyond his expectation". The remarks of the US President evoked sharp reaction from Jong-un. Ri met with U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres after delivering his speech. "It seems likely that these small tremors are related to the shifts in the ground due to the recent large test", said David Wright of the Union of Concerned Scientists in the United States . (more...)
Woman's Death in Revere Investigated as Woman's Death in Revere Investigated as "Suspicious"
- September 24, 2017

The victim's identity was not released, pending notification of family, authorities said. "I was just scared, I didn't know what was going on", said a neighbor. The incident is being investigated by Revere Police detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division, members of the Suffolk County State Police Detectives Unit and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. (more...)
Mexico City residents evacuate onto streets after another quake strikes
- September 24, 2017

While these tectonic events usually occur along coastlines, like near Pijijiapan, the Cocos Plate has a unique conformation that explains why so many earthquakes are hitting Mexico City, which lies farther inland, according to the U.S. (more...)
Iran slams Trump's 'ignorant hate speech' to UN
- September 24, 2017

Trump said Wednesday he had made his decision but was not yet ready to reveal it. If President Donald Trump decertifies the Iran deal, Congress would have 60 days to decide whether to re-impose sanctions waived under the accord. But since rising to the presidency in the U.S. a year after the implementation of the Iran deal had begun, Donald Trump has been actively seeking a pretext to potentially initiate an American withdrawal. (more...)
I Made a Decision on Iran Deal I Made a Decision on Iran Deal
- September 24, 2017

Rouhani declared that the Iranian nuclear deal, since it was backed by the worldwide community and endorsed by the United Nations , could not be legitimately scrapped or amended, as Netanyahu demanded Tuesday and as Trump has indicated he is considering. (more...)
Iran nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated -president Rouhani Iran nuclear deal cannot be renegotiated -president Rouhani
- September 24, 2017

And other governments say it is working. Here's more from NPR's Michele Kelemen. EUROPEAN UNION FOREIGN POLICY CHIEF FEDERICA MOGHERINI: All agreed on this. "And when you say, among other things, that the deal is an embarrassment to the USA, it's hard to see how you certify or stay in". If the US were to withdraw, the deal could collapse. (more...)
North Korea Leader Threatens US With 'Highest Level' Response North Korea Leader Threatens US With 'Highest Level' Response
- September 24, 2017

North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un recently called President Donald Trump a " dotard ". Kim's statement came after Trump issued a new Executive Order that expands USA sanctions on North Korea and companies or individuals that are involved in business with the nation, indulge in creating tension with nuclear and ballistic missile test. (more...)
Trump withholds decision on Iran nuclear deal Trump withholds decision on Iran nuclear deal
- September 24, 2017

If Trump ditches the nuclear deal with Iran , would he even have the option of trying to negotiate a nuclear deal with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un? " I have decided ", he repeated three times. Trump told the U.N. General Assembly this week that the USA will have no choice but to "totally destroy" North Korea if the North continues to threaten the US and its allies, including Asian neighbors South Korea and Japan. (more...)
China urges peaceful resolution of North Korea nuclear issue China urges peaceful resolution of North Korea nuclear issue
- September 24, 2017

Lavrov said Moscow was working with other countries "to strive for the reasonable and not the emotional approach - instead of the kindergarten fight between children (where) no one can stop them". During the council meeting, speaker after speaker including US allies in Europe and Japan spoke out in support of the 2015 nuclear deal that capped Iran's nuclear program, which President Donald Trump is threatening to scrap. (more...)
Two 'seismic events' recorded in North Korea unlikely to be explosions Two 'seismic events' recorded in North Korea unlikely to be explosions
- September 24, 2017

Hans Kristensen, a nuclear expert at the Federation of American Scientists, says he thinks the North Korean threat is likely bluster, but if it happened "there's a real possibility" the US would take military action in response, given the potential for an accidental detonation over a populated area and the potential threat to sea or air traffic. (more...)
China's c.bank tells banks to stop doing business with N.Korea China's c.bank tells banks to stop doing business with N.Korea
- September 24, 2017

She said there will be a very concerted and determined global response to such action. "It is only a forlorn hope to consider any chance that the DPRK ( North Korea ) would be shaken an inch or change its stance due to the harsher sanctions by the hostile forces", Ri told the UN General Assembly on Saturday. (more...)
Banaras Hindu University students protest against victim-shaming of molested girl Banaras Hindu University students protest against victim-shaming of molested girl
- September 24, 2017

The main gate of the university has been cleared of protesting students.The situation is under control, and officials say Dussehra holidays, which are about to begin, could diffuse tension. The incident sparked a furore in the girls' hostels, with students coming out to protest against the lack of safety on campus. "They told students that the hostel curfew timings will be shifted from 7 pm to 6 pm", she added. (more...)
U.S. bombers fly close to North Korea, tremor shakes test site U.S. bombers fly close to North Korea, tremor shakes test site
- September 24, 2017

It will also ban imports of textiles from North Korea. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) could not confirm whether the quake was manmade or a natural event, and measured it at a magnitude of 3.5. North Korea has one nuclear test site - Punggye-ri. The quake comes after days of increasingly bellicose rhetoric between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's regime over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions that has raised worldwide alarm. (more...)

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