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Jan 12, 2017
US sanctions Kim Jong-un's sister, N Korean officials over human rights abusesUS authorities have imposed sanctions on seven senior North Korean officials, including leader Kim Jong-un's younger sister, in response to "serious human rights abuses and censorship".
Jan 10, 2017
Int'l community concerned about N Korean ballistic missile threat: White HouseThe international community is concerned about North Korea's "destabilising" rhetoric that it will launch an inter-continental ballistic missile and the reclusive country's refusal to abide by the obligations about its nuclear weapons programme, the White House has said.
Jan 09, 2017
Seoul warns against Pyongyang's threats of intercontinental ballistic missile launchSouth Korea on Monday warned against North Korea's possible launch of a long-range missile, saying it would bring stronger sanctions and pressure from the international community.
Jan 08, 2017
Just another Sunday? North Korea low key on Kim Jong Un's birthdayNorth Korea marked Kim Jong Un's birthday on Sunday in a decidedly low-key manner.
Jan 03, 2017
Donald Trump: No North Korean missile will be capable of reaching USPresident-elect Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to promise North Korea would not develop a nuclear missile capable of reaching US territory.
Dec 20, 2016
From beauty pageants to bathroom battles, five major gains for LGBTI rights in 2016 | ReutersBy Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From bathrooms and beauty pageants to diplomatic disputes and Donald Trump's U.S. presidential victory, 2016 was a turbulent year for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people worldwide.Gay and transgender rights took more prominence than ever in the global media spotlight after several high-profile legal battles, and celebrity and cultural endorsements. Yet LGBTI people worldwide still face discrimination in many aspects of life such as employment, education and healthcare, and are subjected to widespread violence, campaigners say.However, gay and transgender rights groups are being increasingly backed, and are fighting to change policies and laws to protect LGBTI people from violence and discrimination.Here are five of the biggest gains for LGBTI rights in 2016: 1) United Nations appoints first gay rights investigatorThe United Nations in September appointed its first gay rights independent investigator to help protect homosexual and transgender people worldwide from violence and discrimination.Vitit Muntarbhorn's three-year role was created by the U.N.
Dec 16, 2016
China conducts first aircraft carrier battle group live-fire exercises amid increasing tensions with the US over South China SeaChina's first aircraft carrier battle group has carried out its maiden live-fire exercises on a massive scale, in a show of strength amid increasing tensions with the US over the South China Sea and Taiwan.
Dec 10, 2016
U.N. council meets on North Korea human rights despite China opposition | ReutersBy Michelle Nichols | UNITED NATIONS UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council discussed on Friday what a senior U.N. official described as "appalling human rights violations" in North Korea, despite a failed attempt by China to stop the third annual meeting on the issue.China's U.N.
Dec 04, 2016
Samba attack: Focused research is necessary for detection of underground infiltrationTunneling affects our security and should not be treated as the baby of the BSF alone. The MoD should be looking at this seriously including developing a concept for our armed forces – both defensive and pro-active.
Dec 01, 2016
UN Security Council hits North Korea with toughest-ever sanctions following nuclear testsThe United Nations Security Council on Wednesday unanimously imposed its toughest sanctions on North Korea, placing a cap on the hermit state's key coal exports after its defiant nuclear tests.