The US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, on Tuesday (16 May) urged countries to decide whether they support North Korea or oppose its nuclear and missile ambitions. Speaking ahead of an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council following Pyongyangs latest missile test on 14 May, Haley vowed to call out states backing the reclusive state. She suggested that some countries were failing to adhere to UN-imposed sanctions and warned she would target them with sanctions for supporting the Kim Jong-un regimes missile programme.
May 17, 2017
In an unexpected turn of events on Tuesday (May 16), following a vital meeting between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump in Washington, two groups of protesters clashed outside the Turkish embassy. Altercations broke out between pro-Erdogan and Kurdish supporters outside the Turkish ambassadors official residence in the US capital. The two groups were carrying their respective flags and placards, shouting slogans outside the embassy. Footage from the Armenian National Committee of America showed policemen trying to intervene and stop the violence. The situation was reportedly brought under control after a reinforcement team reached the spot.
May 17, 2017
Trinamool Congress wins Mirik civic poll: Mamata's politics of mobility has outsmarted GJM in Darjeeling hills
The Labour manifesto promises a better future for our country, Jeremy Corbyn said on 16 May, as he set out his blueprint for government. The document shows what Britain could be and a pledge of the difference a Labour government can and will make, he said at the launch of the manifesto in Bradford.
May 16, 2017
Mamata Banerjee meets Sonia Gandhi: Is this how the anti-BJP front starts before the presidential election?
Twitter hails Harish Salve after Sushma Swaraj says he charged only Re 1 to fight Kulbhushan Jadhav case
North Korea state-run television KRT, on 15 May, showed footage of the countrys latest ballistic missile launch, called Hwasong-12. Experts agree the missile fired on Sunday (14 May) was a new kind of weapon considerably different the earlier versions of Scud, Nodong, and Musudan. Japan fears the missile launch indicates a big advancement in North Koreas technological capabilities, while experts from 38 North, a US-based North Korean monitoring agency said in its analysis that Hwasong-12 demonstrates Pyongyang is close to fulfilling its ambition of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM).
May 16, 2017
- Student answers exam the epic way, with due references to Baahubali, KGF; goes viral
- Pawan Kalyan's Jana Sena announces 3rd list for Lok Sabha elections in Andhra Pradesh
- India's defence manufacturing get big boost as Chile shows interest to buy BrahMos missile
- Horrifying video! Muslim family in Gurugram beaten up with iron rods by 40 men
- Female teacher in TN arrested for sexually abusing students; husband provides evidence