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Meeting under the grim shadow of the overnight Las Vegas massacre, the leadership of the global organisation on October 2 renewed its commitment to embodying Mahatma Gandhi's belief in the power of nonviolence.

 

He said that Moscow would go into Syria to quell the raging conflict that much of the western media still insist on referring to as a civil war.

 

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has gambled his career by calling snap elections to the Lower House of the Japanese Diet in late-October.

 

Hugh Hefner has gone to the great playpen in the sky, leaving behind a world changed by his life and work.

 

A second concerted push by Republicans in the U.S. Congress to “repeal and replace” the landmark health-care reform law passed by the Obama administration ended in tears when it failed to garner the minimum 50 votes necessary to pass on the floor of the Senate.

 

The apprehension was justified. US President Donald Trump’s disregard for institutions and fondness for reckless rhetoric meant that his maiden appearance at the annual UN General Assembly was a closely watched affair.

 

U.S. President Donald Trump’s opposition to the Iran nuclear deal is not new. But by choosing his first address at the UN General Assembly

 

The Babel Fish argument has failed North Korea. Douglas Adams’ science fiction account of the death of God went like this: The “small, yellow leech-like creature” could translate to and from any language in the universe.

 

In an unprecedented warning delivered at a world forum, United States President Donald Trump on September 19 threatened North Korea with total destruction if his country is forced to defend itself and its allies against the threats from Pyongyang.

 

US President Donald Trump dubbed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un "rocket man" when speaking to his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in by phone on Sunday, and then posted the nickname on Twitter. Such mockery may have an adverse impact on solving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.

 


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Could the North Korean nuclear issue which is giving the world an anxious time due to presence of hotheads on each side, the invasion of Iraq and its toxic fallout, and above all, the arms race in the teeming but impoverished South Asian subcon...

 
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