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by | February 04, 2018 | 17:23

Low-yield nuclear weapons, while still devastating, have a strength of less than 20 kilotons. Iran's nuclear deal, reached with six world powers, lifted some worldwide sanctions in exchange for curbs to its nuclear programme. "China has adhered to the policy of no-first-use of nuclear weapons at any time and under any circumstances", he said, adding that under no circumstances will China use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear-weapon states or nuclear-weapon-free zones.

by | February 04, 2018 | 17:02

The prospect of South Korean and North Korean athletes marching together under a "unification" flag at this month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics signifies a brief respite in tensions rather than being a genuine thawing on the Korean peninsula.

by | February 04, 2018 | 16:13

Wind chills are also likely to drop below zero at night Sunday through Thursday. "The ground is very cold and the transition to being above freezing will not take place as quickly as that of air". Ice accumulations of less than one-tenth of an inch are expected with little or no snow accumulation. After the weekend, temperatures are forecast to be seasonal with highs generally in the 60s and lows in the middle 30s to middle 40s.

by | February 04, 2018 | 16:05

Torture and imprisonment is standard, and some North Koreans are publicly executed, Lee said she would tell Trump. As for denuclearization, he said that "it is absolutely essential that serious discussions take place among the key actors in this process, and the United Nations will do everything possible to encourage them in that regard".

by | February 04, 2018 | 15:50

The Indian holed 10 birdies without a blemish at the Saujana Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur to finish at 21 under. A group of six players - Prayad Marksaeng , Hideto Tanihara , Ryo Ishikawa , Marc Warren , Nino Bertasio and Phachara Khongwatmai - are a shot ahead of Westwood.

by | February 04, 2018 | 15:37

Aides to former president Barack Obama said they do not recall him meeting with defectors. North Korea will reportedly show off dozens of the missile it most recently tested , which experts say could carry a nuclear warhead to any location in the US.

by | February 04, 2018 | 15:21

Businesses have three days to comply, and face possible civil fines and criminal prosecution if they can't prove they've fired employees hired illegally. A renewed national debate over immigration has seen questions resurface about the effectiveness of E-Verify, a 21-year-old electronic program created to filter out undocumented immigrants who apply for jobs.

by | February 04, 2018 | 14:43

A state of war has technically persisted on the Korean Peninsula since 1953, when the armies of China and North Korea signed an armistice with the United States and U.N. Following Trump's worrisome "fire and fury" comments and his boasts about having a "bigger and more powerful" nuclear button , sources indicate that cabinet officials like National Security Advisor H.R.

by | February 04, 2018 | 13:40

Emergency services have been pictures at the scene as they respond to the incident. Reports of injuries have been confirmed. There were eight crew members and around 139 passengers onboard. The local sheriff department said more than 50 people were injured in the crash, which happened early on Sunday. The Lexington County Coroner has now confirmed those two deaths.

by | February 04, 2018 | 13:11

Researchers found the structures by shooting lasers from planes to pierce the thick foliage and paint a 3-D picture of the ground below. The discovery was made in the Paten region of Guatemala, and includes such complex structures as industrial-sized agricultural fields and irrigation canals.

by | February 04, 2018 | 12:23

A 19-year-old Palestinian man shot and critically injured by an Israeli soldier earlier Saturday in the north of the West Bank has died in hospital. Israel had vowed to track down the killers of Rabbi Raziel Shevah, 35, who was shot multiple times from a passing vehicle as he drove.

by | February 04, 2018 | 11:59

Authorities said she bled to death. "Brooke Crews, I feel like she shouldn't even (have) been talking". In her words to the court, Crews said the person she needs to apologize to the most, LaFontaine-Greywind's daughter, was too young to understand what was going on.

by | February 04, 2018 | 11:11

And he offered no new policy details on infrastructure , prescription drug prices or other items he's mentioned as ripe for attention in 2018. The standoff leaves serious doubt whether the two parties can reach an election-year deal to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation, sharpen border security and take other steps to curb immigration .

by | February 04, 2018 | 10:14

The Chief surveyor who holds additional charge as director general of shipping BR Shekhar also shared that the owners of a ship have lost contact with their tanker on 1st February. The Indian government has also confirmed that it is working with its contacts in Nigeria and Benin to find out what happened to the ship. He said that the situation has been constantly monitoring.

by | February 04, 2018 | 10:10

Hello and welcome to live updates from the Hamilton Sevens at FMG Stadium in Waikato. The crowd traded chants of "All Blacks" and "Fiji" in an electric atmosphere but it was the Fijians, after leading 7-5 at the break, who held their nerve down the stretch.

by | February 04, 2018 | 09:59

To offset the accusation that cases of national importance were being allocated to "preferred benches", Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra unveiled a new roster system - along the lines of those at High Courts, that shows distribution and allocation of cases to the 12 seniormost judges of the top court.

by | February 04, 2018 | 09:33

We must invest in this supportive global atmosphere for the Palestinian rights and for our clear Arab position and intensify our efforts and continue our contacts with the worldwide community to achieve our goal of halting all unilateral steps aimed at imposing a de facto policy on the ground, he said.

by | February 04, 2018 | 09:02

Sources said Army officials were playing in a volleyball match when the bomb went off. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, one of the deadliest against the military in recent years. "God willing Tehreek-e-Taliban has started the process of revenge attacks", Taliban spokesman Mohammad Khurasani said in the statement. More updates to follow...

by | February 04, 2018 | 08:12

Strikers won by the slimmest of the margins after Pollard failed to seal the deal of Ben Laughlin's last ball. Head and Jake Weatherald made up for the loss of Dean as they amassed a 104-run partnership, during which Weatherald brought up his fifty.

by | February 04, 2018 | 07:20

Protesters who interrupted a university debate speech by Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg have been condemned by MPs from across the political spectrum after the event descended into a "violent" confrontation. "But rather than halting the event, or ignoring them, Mr Rees-Mogg approached them and walked up to the back of the theatre where they were and tried to talk them down".