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Esteri UNSC approves sanctions against N.Korea
Author: 0 UNSC approves sanctions against N.Korea

They will have to discuss what a peace treaty would look like to conclude the Korean war, diplomatic recognition of Pyongyang , security guarantees, economic engagement and perhaps even in the long run the departure of USA forces. Since then, North Korea has successfully tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles, capable of hitting mainland United States, along with a variety of other short and medium-range weapons.

Esteri Storm Katia weakens after reaching Mexican coast
Author: 0 Storm Katia weakens after reaching Mexican coast

Irma is about 300 miles from Miami and moving about 13 mph toward the west. Hurricane Katia wheeled in place off the Mexican Gulf coast on Thursday, but it was expected to gain strength before it approached land by late Friday or early Saturday, the U.S.

Esteri PM Modi to welcome his Japanese counterpart in Ahmedabad today
Author: 0 PM Modi to welcome his Japanese counterpart in Ahmedabad today

Xi was given a grand public reception back in 2014, the kind of which had not been extended to any Chinese leader since the two countries went to war in 1962. Abe and Modi will agree to open up six airports each in Japan and India initially, with more to come in the future. The Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train will have an average speed of 320kmph and maximum speed of 350kmph.

Esteri Trump's deal with Democrats strengthens Ryan's grip as speaker
Author: 0 Trump's deal with Democrats strengthens Ryan's grip as speaker

In a speech in North Dakota last week, Trump defended his proposal to repeal the estate tax by saying it would help farmers. Mr Sasse was one of 17 Senate Republicans who voted against the deal on Thursday. Instead of allowing GOP leaders to determine the details of the legislation, the president is aggressively pushing for his stipulation that the corporate tax rate come down to 15 percent.

Esteri Iran: Women's Groups Slam Violence Against Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 Iran: Women's Groups Slam Violence Against Rohingya Muslims

The 57-member OIC, meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan expressed "serious concern about recent systematic brutal acts committed by the armed forces against the Muslim community of Rohingya in Myanmar". Nobel Prize victor and de facto leader of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi has been sharply criticized for her equivocation in the face of the military's campaign, despite questions about her influence.

Esteri China urges North Korea to 'take seriously' bid to halt nuclear programme
Author: 0 China urges North Korea to 'take seriously' bid to halt nuclear programme

A Sanctions Committee, which acts as a subsidiary of the Security Council, is tasked with implementing, monitoring and providing recommendations to the council on particular sanctions regimes. But later in the day, the USA put forward another draft that removed the full oil embargo, asset freeze, travel ban for Kim and softened the language on foreign workers and other issues.

Esteri Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Condemning Hate Groups
Author: 0 Senate Unanimously Passes Resolution Condemning Hate Groups

The House version of the resolution , introduced by Republican and Democratic House members from Virginia, asks Mr. Trump to "use all resources available to the President and the President's Cabinet to address the growing prevalence of those hate groups in the United States".

Esteri Japan backs U.S. bid for fresh sanctions against North Korea
Author: 0 Japan backs U.S. bid for fresh sanctions against North Korea

The United States is pushing for a vote as early as Monday on new sanctions that would impose an energy stranglehold on North Korea by banning sales of oil and natural gas to the reclusive country. He credited a "strong relationship" between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping for successful resolution of negotiations.

Esteri Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose is moving away from outer Caribbean islands

There will be heavy rain accumulations into Wednesday in parts of Florida , Georgia , Alabama, South Carolina , Mississippi and North Carolina, forecasters said . Authorities said they evacuated more than a million people overall as a precaution. "We have no cell service, no electricity, and no water", Monroe County Commissioner Heather Carruthers said.

Esteri Independence vote divides Kurdish groups
Author: 0 Independence vote divides Kurdish groups

Iraq's Kurdish leader Massoud Barzani vowed on Tuesday to press ahead with a referendum on Kurdish independence on September 25 despite a vote by Iraq's parliament to reject the move. Turkey and Iran, concerned about separatist leanings among their own Kurdish populations, are also opposed to the referendum, and the United Nations mission to Iraq has said it will not be "engaged in any way or form" in the vote.

Esteri ESPN calls Jemele Hill comments on Donald Trump 'inappropriate'
Author: 0 ESPN calls Jemele Hill comments on Donald Trump 'inappropriate'

Read the full USA Today article . The statement makes no mention of disciplinary action. "The rant began in response to a news story about singer Kid Rock - who has hinted he might run for Senate next year - accusing the media of calling him a racist when, he says, he "[loves] black people".

Esteri Eyes Turn to Difficult-to-Predict Hurricane Jose
Author: 0 Eyes Turn to Difficult-to-Predict Hurricane Jose

Hurricane Jose had maximum sustained winds at 75 miles per hour and is moving east at 5 miles per hour, according to the National Hurricane Center . Hurricane Jose continues moving slowly eastward with little change in strength. The NHC expects a full six days of movement, with Hurricane Jose already 300 miles away from its current location.

Esteri UN Security Council unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 UN Security Council unanimously approves new sanctions on North Korea

The original draft would have authorized states to use force to inspect vessels suspected of carrying North Korean cargo. The sanctions caps oil exports, bans all textile exports, restrict future employment of North Koreans overseas, allow countries to inspect ships going and coming from North Korea but without using force, and add more weapons-related items and technologies to the list of items prohibited for transfer to Pyongyang .

Author: 0 N.Korea warns USA over sanctions push

Beijing and Moscow have called for a freeze-for-freeze agreement with North Korea, which would see the US and South Korea halt military drills on the Korean Peninsula in exchange for Pyongyang stopping its nuclear and ballistic missile program.

Esteri United Nations rights chief: Rohingya seemingly face 'ethnic cleansing'
Author: 0 United Nations rights chief: Rohingya seemingly face 'ethnic cleansing'

The government said in a statement the mob dispersed after police with riot shields fired rubber bullets. Monday's protest was organized by the Islamic Movement in Israel. "The situation seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing". The committee called on the Pakistan government to engage multilaterally with the global community on the issue, demanding that the government raise the matter of brutalities against the Muslims in the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Esteri Asian shares up as North Korea tensions enter new sanctions phase
Author: 0 Asian shares up as North Korea tensions enter new sanctions phase

The spike in activity began soon after the USA said it planned to ratchet up sanctions against North Korea . The North Korean ambassador to the UN on Tuesday said the DPRK strongly condemned the passage yesterday by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) of new sanctions against the country.

Esteri New UN sanctions on North Korea: what do they mean?
Author: 0 New UN sanctions on North Korea: what do they mean?

It also bans all textile exports and prohibits any country from authorizing new work permits for North Korean workers - hitting at two major sources of foreign currency for the isolated regime. Chinese UN ambassador Liu Jieyi again called for talks "sooner rather than later". NIKKI HALEY: Today we are saying the world will never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea.

Esteri Battered Florida tries to assess scope of Irma's destruction
Author: 0 Battered Florida tries to assess scope of Irma's destruction

Many cities along the state's coastline became virtual "ghost cities" after millions of residents fled the lethal superstorm and the rest remain in their homes . "Just got the heck out there and I really don't care about what happens to it at this point", Fulton said . Now around three million people live there.

Esteri Irma recovery could require 11M meals, 24000 tarps and more
Author: 0 Irma recovery could require 11M meals, 24000 tarps and more

National Hurricane Center said it was expected to remain a powerful storm as it moved through the Florida Keys and near the state's west coast. Jacksonville, the largest city geographically in the country, is grappling with a record storm surge and huge flooding.

Esteri North Korea sanctions: United Nations council unanimously agrees on new measures
Author: 0 North Korea sanctions: United Nations council unanimously agrees on new measures

The United Nations passed a resolution last month imposing additional sanctions on the DPRK and banning its export of coal, iron, iron core and sea food, after its tested two ICBM missiles in July. "Today the Security Council has acted in a different way We are done trying to prod the regime to do the right thing". The final draft, seen by Kyodo News, dropped some of the strict measures the United States had initially proposed, which included an oil embargo and a freeze on North ...