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Summit between Trump & Kim Jong-un may go ahead : Pompeo

AMN / WEB DESK US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hinted that the historic meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jongun might take place on the 12th of next month. The US secretary of state told the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee that he was “hopeful” that the meeting … Continue reading Summit between Trump & Kim Jong-un may go ahead : Pompeo

N.Korea may dismantle nuclear test site on Thu

WEB DESK South Korean reporters have arrived in North Korea to cover the planned shutdown of a nuclear test site. They quote North Korean officials as saying dismantling work may begin as early as Thursday if weather permits,report NHK. Pyongyang plans to allow foreign media to conduct on-site coverage of the destruction of the Punggye-ri … Continue reading N.Korea may dismantle nuclear test site on Thu

10 killed, 25 missing due to heavy rain in Sri Lanka

AMN / COLOMBO At least ten people have been killed and another 25 are missing due to heavy monsoon rain and strong winds across Sri Lanka. The Disaster Management Center (DMC) said that around 85 thousand people in 14 districts have been affected. The DMC report said 23,741 people have been displaced and sheltered in … Continue reading 10 killed, 25 missing due to heavy rain in Sri Lanka

Venezuela orders expulsion of two US diplomats after new sanctions

WEB DESK Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the expulsion of two top US diplomats a day after President Donald Trump ordered certain additional sanctions on Venezuela. The order also bans the sale, transfer or acceptance as a guarantee of any collateral in Venezuela in which the Venezuelan government or a public entity holds over 50 … Continue reading Venezuela orders expulsion of two US diplomats after new sanctions

Historic summit with Kim Jong-un may not work out: US Prez

AMN US President Donald Trump has said, his historic summit with Kim Jong-un may not work out, even as he asserted that the North Korean leader was serious about denuclearisation. Mr Trump said this at the White House where he met with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in. The US President told reporters that there … Continue reading Historic summit with Kim Jong-un may not work out: US Prez

Mark Zuckerberg apologises to EU Parliament for data breach

  WEB DESK Facebook Chief Mark Zuckerberg has apologised to the European Parliament for the recent data breach scandal involving British consultancy firm, Cambridge Analytica. During the livestreamed hearing in Brussels, Zuckerberg admitted that up to 87 million users, including 2.7 million Europeans, may have had their data hijacked by Cambridge Analytica, which worked for … Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg apologises to EU Parliament for data breach

Venezuela’s leftist leader Nicolas Maduro re-elected for another 6 year

WEB DESK Venezuela’s President and leftist leader, Nicolás Maduro has won re-election for another six year term. National Electoral Council chief, Tibisay Lucena said with more than 90 per cent votes counted, Maduro, got 67.7 percent while his closest challenger Henri Falcon, secured 21.2 per cent. The Election Council said, turn out in Sunday’s election … Continue reading Venezuela’s leftist leader Nicolas Maduro re-elected for another 6 year

China launches satellite for lunar exploration

AMN / WEB DESK China has successfully launched a relay satellite designed to establish a communication link between the Earth and a lunar probe planned to land on the far side of the Moon. The launch from a space center in Sichuan Province on Monday morning is part of China’s plan to explore the far … Continue reading China launches satellite for lunar exploration

N.Korea rejects list of journalists again, says S Korea

WEB DESK South Korea’s Unification Ministry says North Korea is still refusing to accept a list of reporters the South wants to send to the North to cover the shutdown of a nuclear test site. The ministry said it resubmitted the list on Monday but North Korea rejected it. It was initially submitted and rejected … Continue reading N.Korea rejects list of journalists again, says S Korea

Bangladesh police guns down 13 drug traffickers

AMN Bangladesh police have shot dead 13 drug traffickers and arrested thousands in an aggressive campaign against the surging trade in methamphetamines and other narcotics. According to police, around 2,300 suspected drug traffickers and users had been arrested in raids since early May and estimated 2.5 million dollars worth of drugs had been seized. Authorities … Continue reading Bangladesh police guns down 13 drug traffickers

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