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Japanese defense in the age of North Korean missile successes

Yahoonews   The United States and South Korea began large-scale air-defense exercises on Monday, ignoring pleas from Russia and China to call off the annual military drills in hopes that, in exchange, North Korea would slow its weapons programs. The decision signaled that the U.S. and its regional allies, including South Korea

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World leaders warn Trump against moving US embassy to Jerusalem

  International leaders have warned United States President Donald Trump that he risked outraging Muslims and jeopardising Middle East peace efforts if he recognised Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and moved the US embassy there. Yesterday, Mr Trump informed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of his "intention to move" the US embassy to

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These were African,Arab leaders: they are dead, deposed or driven from their homelands

  On Oct. 10, 2010, at an Afro-Arab joint summit in the Libyan coastal city of Surt, more than two dozen Arab and African leaders posed together for a group picture. What a difference seven years has made. In a sign of the changes that have swept the region, many of those leaders

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Trump plans to recognize Jerusalem capital of Israel,speaks with Palestinian leader Abbas

Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday amid reports the United States is planning to formally recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a source familiar with the call told Reuters. A senior administration official said last week that Trump would likely make the announcement on

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Nigeria, Switzerland Sign MoU On Return Of $321m Looted Funds

  Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of understanding ( MoU) with Switzerland for the return of 321 million US dollars in looted funds to Nigeria. The MoU was signed Monday by Minister of Justice and Attorney-General Abubakar Malami, who expressed gratitude for the international support Nigeria was receiving in the current Administration's

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The Super Eagles’ step-by-step guide to getting out of World Cup Group D

KweséESPN Nigeria were handed a tough assignment in Friday's World Cup group-stage draw; how do they negotiate a pathway through to the knockouts? Stick to tried and tested players: Gernot Rohr has done a great job in reducing the average age of the squad since his appointment in 2016. In the run-up to

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Yemen’s ex-president Saleh shot dead after switching sides in civil war

Reuters   VeteranYemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed in a shooting on Monday after switching sides in Yemen's civil war, abandoning his Iran-aligned Houthi allies in favor of a Saudi-led coalition, foes and supporters said. Sources in the Houthi militia said its fighters stopped Saleh's armored vehicle with an RPG rocket

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ABC News suspends Reporter After erroneous Flynn report

Associated Press ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a "serious error." Ross, citing an unnamed confidant of Flynn, the former national security adviser, had reported Friday that then-candidate Donald Trump had directed Flynn to

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