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North Korea warns of 'merciless' strikes as US carrier joins South Korea drills

SEOUL: North Korea warned the United States on Tuesday of “merciless” attacks if an aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson, which is joining South Korean forces for exercises, infringes on its sovereignty or dignity. North Korea, which has alarmed its neighbours with two nuclear tests and a string of missile launches… Read More »

Zidane warns Real to be wary of 'game of the year' for opponents

REUTERS: Real Madrid’s players need to be prepared for rival teams raising their game when they meet the La Liga leaders, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Saturday. “We know we have to always improve but it’s difficult because when teams play us it’s always their game of the year,” Zidane told a news conference. “Sometimes… Read More »

Former US Justice Department official warns Europe on election hacking

SAN FRANCISCO: A former Justice Department official who served in the Obama administration said European countries must be willing to respond forcefully to efforts by Russia or others to use cyber attacks to meddle in their elections, saying the U.S. response fell short. Former Assistant Attorney General John Carlin, who ran the national security division… Read More »

Germany's Schulz calls Trump 'un-American', warns against lifting Russia sanctions

BERLIN: Germany’s centre-left chancellor candidate Martin Schulz has criticised U.S. President Donald Trump’s policies as “un-American” and warned against lifting sanctions imposed against Russia over its role in the Ukraine crisis. In one of the sharpest remarks yet by a senior German politician since the new American leader took office, Schulz told the Funke media… Read More »

Pope warns media over 'sin' of spreading fake news, smearing politicians

VATICAN CITY: Media that focus on scandals and spread fake news to smear politicians risk becoming like people who have a morbid fascination with excrement, Pope Francis said in an interview published on Wednesday. Francis told the Belgian Catholic weekly “Tertio” that spreading disinformation was “probably the greatest damage that the media can do” and… Read More »

Spain's acting PM warns forming new government still 'a wish'

MADRID: Spain’s acting prime minister warned on Saturday (Aug27) that forming a government remained a “wish”, in downbeat comments ahead of a crunch parliamentary vote over the country’s political deadlock. Speaking to supporters of his conservative Popular Party (PP), Mariano Rajoy also warned that the country’s economic recovery could be jeopardised if Spain once again… Read More »