برچسب مطالب ‘the-weekend’

Erdogan ‘rolled’ spineless Trump on Syria

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump said he’d support a Turkish military excursion into northern Syria.

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Protests Against Algerian President’s Bid For Fifth Term End In Chaos

Waves of demonstrations swept across Algeria Friday, continuing days of protest against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who earlier this month confirmed he is seeking a fifth term in office. But unlike previous marches, which have remained largely peaceful, processions in the nation’s capital at the start of the weekend ended in chaos and violence.

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Sino-US trade war: a truce, not a lasting armistice

As expected, the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires, which drew to a close over the weekend, turned into a virtual “G2” summit between the United States and China amid their raging trade war.

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New Tropical Storm Hector continues to strengthen off Mexico

A strengthening Tropical Storm Hector is swirling far off the coast of Mexico in the eastern Pacific, and forecasters expect it to become a hurricane by the weekend.

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UK between a rock and a hard place in South China Sea

he British warship HMS Sutherland docked in Australia on the weekend. The Royal Navy’s Type 23 anti-submarine frigate will conduct exercises and patrol operations with the naval forces of allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region. More important, it will sail into the South China Sea while returning home from Down Under next month.

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South Korea asks North to explain canceled visit

South Korea on Saturday requested North Korea to explain why it abruptly canceled plans to send a delegation over the weekend to prepare for a visit by an art troupe during next month’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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Kim Jong-un praises cosmetics factory staff for making North Korea’s women ‘more beautiful’

North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un took a break from warmongering and firing ballistic missiles at the weekend to inspect a cosmetics factory in the country’s capital, Pyongyang.

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EU to discuss further sanctions on North Korea after nuclear test

The European Union’s foreign and defence ministers will discuss further sanctions for North Korea, the bloc’s top diplomat said, part of increasing international pressure after Pyongyang conducted its largest nuclear test at the weekend.

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‘Hate is a cancer’: Apple’s Tim Cook slams Trump’s response to Charlottesville

Apple boss Tim Cook has added his voice to the chorus of condemnation of Donald Trump after the US President’s response to the “alt-right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia at the weekend.

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South Korea questions six rescued North Koreans as it eyes engagement

South Korean authorities were questioning on Monday six North Koreans rescued on the weekend as they drifted in the sea off the east coast and will send them home if they want to go, the South’s Unification Ministry said.

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North Korea claims missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

North Korea said on Monday that the missile it launched over the weekend was a new type of “medium long-range” ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. A jubilant leader Kim Jong-un promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned that North Korean weapons could strike the US mainland and Pacific holdings.

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