by | September 04, 2017 | 05:30

Manoj Sinha, Minister of State in Railways, is being tipped to be promoted as the Railway Minister. The other three ministers from bureaucratic or military background are former Army chief V K Singh, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Arjun Ram Meghwal , a former IAS officer from Rajasthan.

by | September 04, 2017 | 05:30

British Prime Minister Theresa May's deputy urged Conservative lawmakers late on Saturday to back the government's European Union repeal bill, warning them not to help the opposition Labour Party, which is planning to seek several changes to the legislation.

by | September 04, 2017 | 04:55

This would follow an earlier ban on North Korean coal , iron and lead imports to China , Pyongyang's biggest trading partner and occasional ally. " North Korea's reckless action is a threat" to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told his National Security Council.

by | September 04, 2017 | 04:12

On Friday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said the Federal Bureau of Investigation was planning to search the general consulate premises, including homes of diplomatic staff, which would violate diplomatic immunity.

by | September 04, 2017 | 04:08

Under the bilateral pact last revised in 2012, South Korea is allowed to develop ballistic missiles with a range of up to 800 kilometers (500 miles) and a payload weight of up to 500 kilograms (1,100 pounds). Japan also raised the prospect of further sanctions, saying curbs on North Korea's oil trade would be on the table. In a statement, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the national security team was "monitoring this very closely" and the President would meet with the team ...

by | September 04, 2017 | 03:59

The resulting explosion was considerably larger than previous tests and was felt by residents in Chinese cities hundred of kilometres from the North's border. Mr Mattis, who did not take questions from reporters, said he had attended a "small group" national security meeting with Mr Trump and others. -South Korea military exercises, when it fired a potentially nuclear-capable midrange missile over northern Japan.

by | September 04, 2017 | 03:44

But there are important clues about North Korea's ambitious push to send its missiles farther into the Pacific Ocean in an attempt to make them an accepted part of life in the region, as leader Kim Jong Un expands the weapons program he sees as his country's best chance of survival against encircling enemies.

by | September 04, 2017 | 03:41

If Truex can finish the race with a lead that is more than 61 points, he will clinch the regular season title and the 15 points that come with it. "This has been a really good racetrack for us and it's been a lot of fun this weekend". "Just didn't make quite a big enough adjustment for the last round, so still a top-10 starting spot". Dale Earnhardt Jr . also struggled during qualifying, only making it into the second round and finishing his day 22nd.

by | September 04, 2017 | 02:22

In April, there were leaks that the United States was about to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), forcing Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to hurriedly phone Washington to object.

by | September 04, 2017 | 02:15

He said troops at the Khatam al-Anbiya base were doing " a very good job " protecting Iran and said having " educated, prudent, courageous and tireless human resources " in the country was crucial for its safety. Bavar (which means "belief") is Tehran's first long-range missile defense system, and is set to be operational by March 2018, he added. Iran began manufacturing Bavar-373 in 2010 after the purchase of the S-300 from Russian Federation was suspended due to worldwide sanctions.

by | September 04, 2017 | 02:17

RQ-4 drone on August 26 and in March issued warnings to a U2 reconnaissance plane. The general warned that Iran would not hesitate to down a foreign spy aircraft if it violates the country's airspace. The Pentagon regularly complains about what it calls harassment by Iran of its Navy ships and aircraft in worldwide airspace near Iran, calling the Iranians' behavior " unprofessional " and " unsafe ".

by | September 04, 2017 | 02:05

The other officer was shot in the arm and leg. O'Toole said the male officer, 35, and female officer, 32, were in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries. In addition to the officers, an 24-year-old innocent bystander was struck by the suspects' gunfire while standing in her home on N. 9th Street. Police are searching for a suspect.

by | September 04, 2017 | 02:02

A statement released by the Russian Foreign Ministry said the United States authorities had illegally seized the Russian consulate in San Francisco and the trade office in Washington which, it said , were Russian properties and enjoyed diplomatic immunity, Efe news reported.

by | September 04, 2017 | 01:31

May toured Japan's flagship Izumo helicopter carrier for a military briefing with minister of defence Itsunori Onodera before attending the national security meeting. The three-day trip is focusing on Brexit , trade and security issues. Addressing 300 business chiefs alongside Mrs May in the Japanese capital, Mr Abe said it was important to the world economy that Britain made a "successful exit" from the EU.

by | September 04, 2017 | 01:21

That quickly changed with the beginning of the United States and South Korea's annual 11-day joint military exercises, which appeared to provoke an especially vitriolic response from the North this year, prompting not one but two rocket launches over the next few days.

by | September 04, 2017 | 01:04

Trump's company was pursuing a Moscow real estate deal while he was running for USA president in late 2015 and early 2016 , The Washington Post reported on Sunday. Michael Cohen is one of Donald Trump's lawyers and, according to everyone, a world-class doofus. The email, first reported by The Washington Post on Monday, concluded with Cohen "respectfully" requesting "someone, preferably you;" contact him to discuss "the specifics as well as arranging meetings with appropriate ...

by | September 04, 2017 | 01:05

Song also met with U.S. Pacific Command (Pacom) chief Adm. Harry Harris in Hawaii on Thursday. The North Korean group also said Pyongyang's military will "continue to train many times in the targeting of us imperial invasion bases in the Pacific Ocean".

by | September 04, 2017 | 01:02

Las Vegas sportsbooks were not offering a money line on the game, but the Bison could be found as 600-1 long shots and even higher at some offshore books. UNLV was paying Howard $600,000 for a tune-up and to get the season off to a strong start, but suddenly, thanks to Howard quarterback Caylin Newton, the younger brother of former Heisman Trophy victor and current Panthers star Cam Newton, the Rebels found themselves in a dogfight with the Bison.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:54

The state average is up from $2.33 a week ago. Experts predict it could rise to $2.35 or more over coming days. The Environmental Protection Agency has issued fuel waivers for 38 states and Washington, allowing fuel additive requirements to be temporarily suspended to help alleviate demand on supplies.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:48

President trump has warned north Korea that any threat to the U.S. Will be met with fire and fury . North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday. Tensions between the United States and North Korea have been rising in recent months over Pyongyang's development of its nuclear programme. -South Korea alliance has been a cornerstone of peace in the region since the armistice halted the Korean War in 1953.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:45

A hydrogen bomb, also called a thermonuclear weapon, produces a much more powerful blast than atomic weapons like the bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II. Last month , North Korea fired a potentially nuclear-capable midrange missile over northern Japan.Earlier, photos released by the North Korean government showed Kim talking with his lieutenants as he observed a silver, peanut-shaped device that was apparentlythe purported thermo nuclear weapon destined for an ICBM.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:36

On Ramirez's second home run, barely clearing the wall in right, the ball tipped off the out-reached glove of Alex Presley . He is the third player in Indians history (and 13th in major-league history) to produce five extra base hits in one game - the last was Kelly Shoppach in 2008.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:34

How did news of the test emerge? North Korea's nuclear test was detected by South Korean, Chinese and other authorities, at about 12:29 p.m. The North has previously claimed to have miniaturised a nuclear weapon but experts have cast doubt on this. China's Foreign Ministry released a statement saying it is resolutely opposed to and strongly condemns North Korea's test , reports NPR's Anthony Kuhn from Beijing.

by | September 04, 2017 | 00:20

Trump's administration is now pursuing what it calls a strategy of "peaceful pressure" to get North Korea to bring its nuclear weapons program to the negotiating table. president, Donald Trump , who ramped up the rhetoric on Sunday by accusing South Korea in a tweet of favouring a policy of "appeasement", telling Seoul that method would not work because the North Koreans "only understand one thing!" USA monitors measured a 6.3-magnitude tremor near the North's main testing site, which South ...

by | September 03, 2017 | 23:58

She revealed they talked for the first time at the event for students ahead of a study-abroad program, and then started dating. Princess Mako and Komuro graduated from ICU in 2014. Next in line is Princess Mako's father Akishino, Naruhito's younger brother. The happy news is not necessarily good news for the future of a royal family facing concerns about a declining population to keep their 2,000-year-old bloodline going.