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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.

 

Hamas’s decision to dissolve the Gaza administrative committee and hold talks with Fatah is the strongest signal yet from the Islamist group that it is ready to cooperate in finding common ground with its political rival.

 

The world has never seen such a crisis. North Korea not only antagonizes the US, but also pours disdain on the authority of the UN Security Council.

 

United States President Donald Trump has derided the UN as a good-time club for chatting, but on September 18 he is making his debut at the UN headquarters in New York by convening a summit to back Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's efforts to reform the creaky global organisation.

 

North Korea launched a new ballistic missile on Friday morning, which Japanese and South Korean reports said flew over Hokkaido, Japan before falling into the Pacific, traveling 3,700 kilometers. The launch is the first since North Korea's sixth nuclear test and the new UN sanctions on Pyongyang.

 


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