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22 October, 2017 1:55 PM Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sweeps to resounding victory in Japan vote

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swept to a resounding victory in a snap election today, winning a mandate to harden his already hawkish stance on North Korea and re-energise the world's number-three economy. Abe's conservative coalition was on track to win 311 seats in the 465-seat parliament, according to a projection published by private broadcaster 23

21 October, 2017 5:28 AM Strong typhoon nears southern Japan a day before election

Heavy rain and powerful winds are expected to lash large areas of Japan on Sunday as a strong typhoon sweeps ashore, possibly hindering voter turnout in a national election. Typhoon Lan was classified as an intense Category 4 storm on Saturday, with winds of up to 250 km/h (156 mph), according to the Tropical Storm Risk web site. By midday, it was south 24

21 October, 2017 3:10 AM US biased, always tries to create pawns: Jittery China on growing New Delhi-Washington ties

Despite a series of problems with most of its neighbours, China says it is Asian solidarity - and not biased views of the United States - that is the way forward. New Delhi: Growing Indo-US ties may well be making Beijing slightly jittery. With US secretary of state Rex Tillerson appreciating India's efforts for a global rule-based order and accused 34

20 October, 2017 3:49 PM Having nuclear weapons 'matter of life and death' for North Korea: Report

Moscow: Pyongyang does not plan to hold any talks with Washington about its nuclear programme, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Friday, saying that possessing nuclear weapons was a matter of life and death for North Korea, the RIA news agency reported. The United States would "have to put up" with North Korea`s nuclear status, Choe Son-hui, director-general 51

20 October, 2017 1:24 AM No problems with Iran despite Trump action: UN nuclear watchdog chief

Paris: The U.N. atomic watchdog chief said on Thursday his inspectors had yet to encounter problems with Iran a week after U.S. President Donald Trump refused to certify that Tehran was complying with a 2015 nuclear deal. In a significant U.S. policy shift on Oct. 13, President Donald Trump disavowed Iran`s compliance with the deal it sealed with world 50

19 October, 2017 2:04 AM Nikki Haley Pushes United Nation to Follow United States Stance on Iran

Washington: US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council on Thursday to follow in the US footsteps and confront Iran over what she described as its "aggressive, destabilising and unlawful behaviour" in the region. The council met for its monthly debate on the Middle East just days after US President Donald Trump refused to certify the Iranian 48

19 October, 2017 1:41 AM Tillerson seeks stronger ties with India, chides China

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Wednesday for the U.S. and India to expand strategic ties. He also pointedly criticized China, which he accused of challenging international norms needed for global stability. Tillerson’s remarks on relations between the world’s two largest democracies, ahead of his first trip to South Asia as secretary 36

18 October, 2017 7:24 PM Haley pushes UN to follow tougher US stance on Iran

UNITED NATIONS: US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the UN Security Council on Wednesday (Oct 18) to follow in the US footsteps and confront Iran over what she described as its "aggressive, destabilising and unlawful behavior" in the Middle East. The council met for its monthly debate on the region just days after US President Donald Trump refused to certify 27

18 October, 2017 10:33 AM India can get on UN Security Council if global powers agree 'not to touch the veto', says Haley

India can help America in keeping an eye on Pakistan and ensure that it is held accountable for giving safe havens to terrorists, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said. She also stated that for India to become a permanent member of the Security Council, global superpowers will have to agree to reform the structure of the UN body. She said that one of the pillars 173

17 October, 2017 10:57 PM Atomic Bomb Survivor Wants Nuclear Weapons Ban as Trump and North Korea Exchange Threats

A Japanese survivor of one of the only two nuclear attacks ever conducted in history has appealed to world leaders to abandon the weapons of mass destruction and enact a comprehensive ban on their production, testing and possession. "None of them having (nuclear) weapons will contribute toward having peace," Tokuko Kimura, 82, said Monday at an anti-nuclear 138 1