Russia won’t heed US request to break ties with North Korea, Lavrov says

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Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has rejected a U.S. call to cut ties with North Korea. He said the U.S. appears to be provoking Pyongyang, one day after President Donald Trump promised to impose fresh sanctions on the country in … Read More

IDF: Islamic Jihad Carried Out Gaza Mortar Fire in Retaliation for Tunnel Strike

Up to 12 mortar shells fired at Israeli forces near Gaza border ■ In response, Israeli military strikes six times in Gaza The Israeli military said Islamic Jihad fired 10 to 12 mortar shells at Israeli forces near the northern … Read More

MERKEL LOSING GRIP: Germany more DIVIDED than ever before in threat to EU integration

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Theresa May: MPs must ‘come together’ to deliver Brexit The German Chancellor is already suffering from a damaged ego over a failure to form a coalition following September’s embarrassing election defeat. And now Angela Merkel is struggling to maintain grip … Read More

5 deadly diseases that could hit South Africa

Reports of the recent plague outbreak in Madagascar were scary. But what about other diseases and epidemics we should be looking out for?   These are the diseases that could probably strike SA.  ~  On 26 October 2017 Health24 reported … Read More

Report: Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in coming days

Two days after US VP Mike Pence says Trump ‘actively considering when and how’ to fulfil his campaign pledge of moving the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, reports surface that the US president is considering announcing his recognition … Read More

Europe’s Muslim population to grow, migration or not

Figures suggest stark east-west divide, with UK population share rising from 6.3% to 16.7% in one scenario. The Muslim share of Germany’s population could grow from 6.1% to 19.7% between 2016-2050 if high migration continues. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images The … Read More

North Korea Fires a Ballistic Missile, in a Further Challenge to Trump

The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, with two scientists — Ri Hong-sop, second from left, and Hong Sung-mu, right — in Pyongyang in September. CreditKorean Central News Agency WASHINGTON — North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday that flew … Read More

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