Day: January 5, 2018

Olive branch or booby trap? N. Korea’s new tone divides analysts

open view web desk North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un could be laying a trap for the US and the South with his apparent olive branches towards Seoul, analysts say, warning that Pyongyang’s ultimate goal is to divide their 70-year alliance. After months of high tensions over the North’s […]

In small breakthrough, Koreas will meet for talks on Tuesday

open view web desk SEOUL, South Korea — The rival Koreas will sit down for their first formal talks in more than two years next week to find ways to cooperate on the Winter Olympics in the South and to improve their abysmal ties, Seoul officials said Friday. […]

Saudi intercepts ballistic missile near Yemen border

open view web desk Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], Jan 5: Saudi Arabia on Friday intercepted a ballistic missileover the kingdom’s southern province of Najran, bordering Yemen. According to Al Masirah, a TV network run by the Houthi rebels, stated that the group claimed responsibility for the attack. “This hostile act by Iran-backed Houthis proves the Iranian […]

Rahul attacks govt over delay in appointing Lokpal

open view web desk New Delhi, Jan 5: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the Modi government over continued delay in appointment of Lokpal, even four years after the enactment of the law for setting up the institution, asking how long will it “blow the tune of […]

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