• UN Security Council set to impose new North Korea sanctions
UN Security Council set to impose new North Korea sanctions

Coal exports would be capped at about $400 million, or 7.5 million metric tons a year. Coal is one of North Korea's only sources of hard currency and its largest single export item. Security Council never taken issue with the nuclear tests and satellite launches conducted by other countries?" The new sanctions would cap North Korean coal export...

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  • UN Security Council set to approve new NKorea sanctions
UN Security Council set to approve new NKorea sanctions

While the draft text said that the Security Council condemns the latest North Korea nuclear test on September 9, it pointed out that the sanctions are not meant to harm the ordinary citizens of the North. The sale or transfer of luxury items to North Korea has always been banned by the Security Council. "These resolutions determined that our nu...

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  • UN May Finally Be Able To Hit North Korea Where It Hurts
UN May Finally Be Able To Hit North Korea Where It Hurts

Coal is particularly important to the economic health of North Korea because it is one of its only sources of hard currency and its largest single export item. "We do note that our action will be felt and will impede the DPRK [North Korea] regime's ability to continue these program". After a fall in exports following the announcement of the March s...

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  • UN May Finally Be Able To Hit North Korea Where It Hurts
UN May Finally Be Able To Hit North Korea Where It Hurts

Coal is particularly important to the economic health of North Korea because it is one of its only sources of hard currency and its largest single export item. "We do note that our action will be felt and will impede the DPRK [North Korea] regime's ability to continue these program". After a fall in exports following the announcement of the March s...

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  • Morocco TV show apologizes for advising makeup to hide abuse
Morocco TV show apologizes for advising makeup to hide abuse

The petition, due to be sent to the country's High Authority of Audiovisual Communication , also calls for "severe sanctions" against the channel and show. Of these women, 55% said their husbands committed the violence. What's your reaction to the video? The makeup artist who performed the tutorial said "in no way are we endorsing [domestic ...

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  • House lawmakers sign on to Jewish rep's letter seeking Bannon dismissal
House lawmakers sign on to Jewish rep's letter seeking Bannon dismissal

Miller disputed the characterization of Bannon as anti-Semitic or a white supremacist, calling him a "fantastic example of really being inclusive". This, combined with House Republicans' failure to stand up to this appointment, is troubling.

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  • Amnesty fears Syria detaining men in Aleppo
Amnesty fears Syria detaining men in Aleppo

The Russian defense ministry reported Tuesday that, after weeks of heavy fighting, Syrian rebel factions had lost 12 districts in eastern Aleppo, i.e. For Assad, taking back Aleppo would shore up his grip over the main population centers of western Syria where he and his allies have focused their firepower while much of the rest of the country rema...

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  • At least 7 transported after Ohio State University issues active shooter alert
At least 7 transported after Ohio State University issues active shooter alert

Abdul Razak Ali Artan drove a auto into a crowd of people, then got out and stabbed several more before he was shot and killed by campus police. A police officer narrating the six-minute online video says to fight only as a last resort and until police arrive.

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  • Never complain, never explain: Shilpa Shetty responds to Animal Farm fiasco
Never complain, never explain: Shilpa Shetty responds to Animal Farm fiasco

She got into this mess after she suggested that George Orwell's Animal Farm be included in ICSE's curriculum. Well, while mentioning the books , she mentioned that Animal farm will teach the students about loving and caring for the animals.

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  • Shilpa Shetty believes Animal Farm is about loving animals, gets trolled online
Shilpa Shetty believes Animal Farm is about loving animals, gets trolled online

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty shot to fame when she won Big Brother in 2007, but on Monday she unwittingly betrayed her ignorance of George Orwell´s work when she said Indian schoolchildren should read Animal Farm to learn how to care for animals.

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  • How youngsters will fulfill Narendra Modi's dream of cashless society
How youngsters will fulfill Narendra Modi's dream of cashless society

Law will take care of it. "But please don't play with the lives of poor". However, they should not lure the poor to help save their black money. " Mann Ki Baat has now become Modi Ki Baat". "The Western-style democratic system of India allows little room for such bold moves". Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, a respected economist, said ...

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  • 'Bye': Terrified Family Tweeting From Inside Aleppo Says Farewell
'Bye': Terrified Family Tweeting From Inside Aleppo Says Farewell

Alabed, whose tweets from Aleppo are followed by over 130,000 people, tweeted the following messages (the account is moderated by her mother, Fatemah) on Sunday night as the situation grew bleaker for many Aleppo residents. They have tweeted about the steady stream of bombing, sent pleas to end the conflict to politicians, and shared short vi...

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  • More than 400 civilians flee east Aleppo
More than 400 civilians flee east Aleppo

Masaken Hanano was the first district the rebels took in the summer of 2012 in a move that divided the city into a rebel-held east and a regime-controlled west. Rebel forces also intensified rocket attacks on western districts overnight, killing at least four civilians and wounding dozens, the Observatory said.

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  • Obama urged Clinton to concede on Election Night
Obama urged Clinton to concede on Election Night

This makes Trump the first Republican to win the state since 1988. We live in the United States of America. A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump mocked Hillary Clinton supporters Thursday, November 24th for "not accepting the presidential election results".

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  • Swedish moves to interview Julian Assange in embassy welcomed by Ecuador
Swedish moves to interview Julian Assange in embassy welcomed by Ecuador

Robinson would not be drawn on whether Assange would provide a DNA sample wanted by Swedish prosecutors. "Mr Assange's Swedish defence counsel had travelled to London in the hope of being able to attend". "It is clear that the Swedish prosecutor has seriously mishandled the case and subjected Julian to unreasonable delays that have denied his...

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  • At least 40 killed in east China scaffolding collapse
At least 40 killed in east China scaffolding collapse

In a scaffolding collapse in the province of East China which killed nearly 40 people on Thursday morning at the construction site, as per the media reports. The construction of two 1,000-megawatt coal-fired power units at the Ganneng Fengcheng power station began last July and were expected to be completed by early 2018.

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  • United Kingdom group delivers Rohingya petition to Myanmar embassy
United Kingdom group delivers Rohingya petition to Myanmar embassy

He said the Myanmar government under the leadership of Nobel Peace Prize victor Aung San Suu Kyi must stop the carnage by its military which had aroused anger among the global community, more so when the country was moving towards democracy.

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  • Bangladesh pushes back Rohingya Muslims fleeing from neighbouring Myanmar
Bangladesh pushes back Rohingya Muslims fleeing from neighbouring Myanmar

It said Ali expressed "serious concern on the influx of Rakhine Muslims into the territory of Bangladesh in spite of Bangladesh Border Guard's efforts to stop the flow" as he briefed the foreign diplomats on the evolving situation in Myanmar and Bangladesh-Myanmar relations at the state guest house of Padma.

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  • UN Chief Urges All Parties to Honor Iran Deal
UN Chief Urges All Parties to Honor Iran Deal

Obama to take no more action on Iran that could reinforce the nuclear deal before he leaves office. In addition to lifting sanctions on Iran, some of which dated back to the 1979 seizing of the American embassy in Tehran and the subsequent holding of American diplomats for more than 400 days, the arrangement also thawed an estimated $150 billio...

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  • Trump Justice Dept. could shift drug prosecution policies
Trump Justice Dept. could shift drug prosecution policies

So far we have seen only a few of President-elect Donald Trump's choices. While marijuana legalization and medical cannabis won big on Election Night, the specter of Sessions as the nation's top law enforcement official has advocates anxious about a crackdown.

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