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Armenian leaders face crunch talks after protests

Armenian leaders face crunch talks after protests The organiser of anti-government protests in Armenia says he’ll maintain talks with Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan early on Sunday. Nikol Pashinyan has been main requires Mr Sargsyan to resign over a constitutional change that opponents say is an try and retain energy. The change transferred vital energy to the prime minister, a task Mr Sargsyan solely took on final week. He stepped down

North Korea 'halts missile and nuclear checks', says Kim Jong-un

North Korea 'halts missile and nuclear tests', says Kim Jong-un North Korean chief Kim Jong-un says he has suspended all missile checks and can shut down a nuclear check website. “From 21 April, North Korea will cease nuclear checks and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles,” the nation’s state information company stated. Mr Kim stated additional checks had been pointless as a result of Pyongyang’s nuclear capabilities had been “verified”. The

South Africa: Ramaphosa leaves Commonwealth summit to cope with protests

South Africa: Ramaphosa leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has lower brief his attendance on the Commonwealth summit in London to cope with violent protests at dwelling. Clashes have taken place in North West province the place protesters are demanding jobs, housing and an finish to corruption. Retailers have been looted, roads barricaded and autos set alight. President Ramaphosa, who took workplace in February,

Trump 'will stroll out' if North Korea talks not fruitful

Trump 'will walk out' if North Korea talks not fruitful Media playback is unsupported in your machine US President Donald Trump says that if his deliberate talks with North Korean chief Kim Jong-un should not fruitful he’ll “stroll out”. At a joint information convention, he and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe mentioned most stress have to be maintained on North Korea over nuclear disarmament. Mr Abe is on the president’s Mar-a-Lago

Mike Pompeo, CIA chief, made secret journey to North Korea – stories

Mike Pompeo, CIA chief, made secret trip to North Korea – reports CIA director Mike Pompeo travelled to Pyongyang for a secret assembly with North Korean chief Kim Jong-un, US media report. The assembly to organize for direct talks between US President Donald Trump and Mr Kim passed off over Easter weekend, unnamed officers stated. Mr Trump had earlier alluded to high-level direct talks with Pyongyang. However this sudden and

Syria chemical assault: Investigators allowed to go to web site

Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria shall be permitted to go to the location of an alleged chemical assault on Wednesday, Russia has mentioned. The worldwide workforce has been within the nation since Saturday, however has not been allowed to go to Douma. The assault on 7 April prompted army strikes on Syrian authorities targets by the US, UK, and France every week

Ex-FBI chief James Comey says Trump 'morally unfit to be president'

Ex-FBI chief James Comey says Trump 'morally unfit to be president' Former FBI director James Comey has mentioned Donald Trump is a person “morally unfit to be president”, who treats girls like “items of meat”. Mr Comey was giving his first main tv interview since he was was fired by President Trump final 12 months. He informed ABC Information that Mr Trump lies continuously and should have obstructed justice. Hours

Syria air strikes: US nonetheless 'locked and loaded' for brand new chemical assaults

Syria air strikes: US still 'locked and loaded' for new chemical attacks Media playback is unsupported in your system President Donald Trump has warned Syria’s authorities the US is “locked and loaded” to strike once more if it carries out new chemical assaults. The warning got here after the US, UK and France struck three Syrian websites in response to a suspected lethal chemical assault within the city of Douma

US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons websites

US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites Media playback is unsupported in your machine The US, UK and France have bombed a number of authorities targets in Syria in an early morning operation concentrating on alleged chemical weapons websites. The strikes are in response to a suspected chemical assault on the Syrian city of Douma final week. Explosions hit the capital, Damascus, in addition to two areas

Russia warns of 'harmful' escalation over Syria

Russia warns of 'dangerous' escalation over Syria Russia has warned the US that launching air strikes in response to a suspected chemical assault in Syria may spark a struggle between the 2 nations. “The instant precedence is to avert the hazard of struggle,” Moscow’s UN ambassador Vassily Nebenzia stated on Thursday. He accused Washington of placing worldwide peace in danger and stated the scenario was “very harmful”. Western powers are