Category: World News

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South Korea has disputed North Korea’s claim to have an intercontinental ballistic missile that can strike the U.S. mainland, saying Kim Jong Un’s regime may not yet have re-entry capability for such projectiles.The re-entry feature of North Korea’s missile program is not established, said Yi Wan-young, a South Korean lawmaker who was briefed by National Intelligence Service chief Suh Hoon on Tuesday in a closed-door session for lawmakers.Re-entry capability is critical for intermediate-range mi ...
One month after Russia reported that it had likely killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during a May airstrike in Syria, moments ago ISIS declared that its supreme leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has died, Al Masdar news reported, with the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights telling Reuters it has "confirmed information" of his death.  BREAKING Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi has been killed - Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says it has "confirmed information" pic.twit ...
Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament, has said Europe is underestimating the scale of the migrant crisis, and that we could face migration of ‘biblical proportions’ if the problem isn’t dealt with properly now.Speaking to the Il Messagero newspaper, Tajani said: “If we don’t confront this soon, we will find ourselves with millions of people on our doorstep within five years.“Today we are trying to solve a problem of a few thousand people, but we need to have a strategy ...
The violent riots that engulfed the city of Hamburg during the G20 summit have prompted some deep soul-searching among ordinary Germans while provoking a wave of indignation among German politicians, who demanded a radical change of approach toward violent protests, as well as to left-wing extremism. Speaking to Bild, Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said “Germany’s image in the international community has been severely damaged due to the incidents in Hamburg" following three nights of ...
Germany began on Sunday to pull its troops out of a Turkish air base where they have supported international operations against Islamic State following a row with Ankara over access, a German defense ministry spokesman said.The withdrawal from the Incirlik base, approved by the German parliament last month, marks a further step in one of many bilateral disputes, ranging from a post-coup clampdown by Ankara to Turkish political campaigning in Germany.German tornado jets were due to keep operating ...
Much has been said about the much vaunted trip of US President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia where he was lavished with extravagant royal pomp. The $110 billion arms deal was signed and the plans to create an Arab NATO set the agenda. The visit – the president’s first foreign trip - was described as a major step to boost the US clout in the Middle East but the days when the region was Washington’s exclusive sphere of influence are gone.The Kingdom has launched an ambitious Vis ...
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Thursday that Russia was seeking to "prep the battlefield" for the 2018 and 2020 elections amid suspicions that intelligence officials are seeing more spies entering the U.S."This certainly fits the standard Russian pattern, which comports with their behavior going back decades," Clapper, who served under former President Barack Obama, told CNN's Jim Sciutto."They want to I'm sure repair the loss by virtue of the 35 operatives that were ...
- German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policy was not a masterpiece of humanitarian politics; it was dictated by the fear of television images spread all over the world. - Even the suffering of our enemies disturbs us, in the humanitarian culture of the West. We are therefore increasingly amenable to policies of appeasement, censorship and retreat in order not to have to face the possibility of such horribleness and actually having to fight it. That is why radical Islam has been able to ...
Russia's Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak admitted in a new interview that working with the Trump administration is difficult.The Washington Examiner reports Kislyak as telling a state-run media outlet in Russia there's still work to be done before the two countries can grow closer."Work with [President] Donald Trump's administration is unfolding uneasily," Kislyak said.The longtime diplomat, who some have suggested is a Russian spy, noted that U.S. sanctions on Russia are a "heada ...
By all accounts, Bill Gates has all of the standard credentials for a card carrying globalist. He’s incredibly wealthy, promotes globalism and denigrates nationalism, he has suggested that socialism can fight climate change, and has repeatedly called for a reduction of the global population. He’s an “insider” through and through, so when he makes a public statement, you know that you’re receiving an insight into what the globalist elites are thinking about. Which makes his latest statement al ...
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