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China calls for dialogue after North Korea missile test

By: AFP | Beijing | Published:May 29, 2017 5:12 pm But China, the North’s main trade partner and ally, has repeatedly called for a resumption of six-party talks that have been dormant since North Korea walked out on the negotiations in 2009. China pleaded again for dialogue today to ease …

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Donald Trump budget draws ire, concern from minority communities

By: AP | Washington | Published:May 29, 2017 2:41 pm Trump’s budget would slash Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which provide health insurance for millions of poor families, by 6 billion over the next decade. (File photo) Advocates for minority communities say President Donald Trump’s proposed budget answers …

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Europe can’t rely on US, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel

By: IANS | Berlin | Published:May 29, 2017 10:54 am US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her experience at international summits featuring US President Donald Trump showed her Europe cannot “completely” rely on Washington and other longstanding allies, the media reported. “The …

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North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

By: Reuters | Seoul | Published:May 29, 2017 8:49 am In this undated photo distributed by the North Korean government Monday, May 22, 2017, a solid-fuel “Pukguksong-2” missile lifts off during its launch test at an undisclosed location in North Korea. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP) North …

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Nawaz Sharif’s son quizzed by JIT in Panama Papers case

By: PTI | Islamabad | Published:May 29, 2017 6:10 am The JIT has to submit fortnightly progress reports to the court. Sharif had got a temporary breather from the Supreme Court which said there was “insufficient evidence” to remove him from office, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz …

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Fresh arrest in Manchester bombing raids, 12 in custody

By: PTI | London | Published:May 28, 2017 9:47 pm An army bomb disposal team works with members of the police in the Moss Side area of Manchester, England, Saturday, May 27, 2017.(Jonathan Brady/PA via AP) British police today conducted fresh raids in Manchester and arrested a 25-year-old man in …

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