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Trump Threatens to 'Totally Destroy' North Korea

Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea. If the United States is forced to defend itself or its allies, "we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea," President Trump said in his address to the General Assembly. He denounced North Korea and its leader, Kim Jong-un, saying the

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-19 09:00:28

Sen Gardner: 21 Countries Should Close Embassies in North Korea, Expel It From U.N.

A photo posted on an official regime propaganda website shows Kim Jong-un purportedly overseeing the launch of a Hwasong-12 ballistic missile that overflew Japan on September 15, on the longest flight yet of any missile fired by the regime in Pyongyang.. (Photo: Uriminzokkiri) (CNSNews.com) - A Repu

CNS NEWS - 2017-09-19 08:18:43

Why Is Egypt's Sisi Buying Arms From Kim Jong Un?

On September 12, during a visit to Seoul, South Korea, Egypt's Defense Minister reportedly announced that Egypt would be severing military ties with the Democratic People's Republic of North Korea. The alleged announcement and subsequent speculation, which was not immediately confirmed by the Egypti

NEWSWEEK - 2017-09-19 14:45:50

The Survivors of An African Dictatorship Testify In A Film of Rare Power

Honoring the victims of Habre's regime.Icarus Films Over the course of its simple, unadorned 82 minutes, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's Hissein Habre: A Chadian Tragedy wrecks you in ways you might not have known were possible. Habre, the paranoid and brutal strongman who ruled Chad from 1982 to 1990, confi

VILLAGE VOICE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

The power of trade in Africa - NewsDay Zimbabwe

Provided by NewsDay Africa's terms of trade, the ratio of export prices to import prices, have improved markedly over the past decade. This improvement was driven mainly by development in resource-rich countries, which benefited from the international commodity price boom fuelled by the global econ

MSN.COM - 2017-09-19 00:38:07

Smoking Gun Videos Emerge: US Citizen, Libyan Warlord Haftar Ordering War Crimes

The International Criminal Court very recently issued an arrest warrant for a militia leader in Libya which should catch the attention of U.S. policymakers, diplomats and prosecutors because of the possibility that his most senior commander-an American citizen by the name of Khalifa Haftar-ordered s

JUSTSECURITY.ORG - 2017-09-19 13:20:00

13 Countries with the Highest Road Accidents and Fatalities in the World

If you ever wanted to learn about the countries with the highest road accidents and fatalities in the world, then we have the answer for you. Since the invention of motor vehicles, road accidents have been a serious concern. Thankfully, most road accidents do not result in fatalities, but nobody wan

INSIDERMONKEY.COM - 2017-09-19 10:02:00

Egypt says it will host 'reorganization' of Libyan army

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, Libyan militia commander General Khalifa Hifter meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia. Egypt said Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, that it will host the reorganization of Libya's army, currently an eastern-based force led by Hifter. A st

MADISON - 2017-09-19 15:27:18

Tunisia Survey Snapshot - February 2017

Download PDF (402.52 KB) This snapshot forms part of a wider, ongoing data gathering project with respondents who have recently transited through North Africa on their way to Tunisia. To date, data has been gathered from 230 respondents in Tunisia with respondents coming from countries such Burkina

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-19 08:59:00

Fuel shortage in Libya capital after fighters close pipeline

Libyans queued in long lines outside petrol stations in the capital Tripoli on Tuesday after fighters forced the closure of a fuel pipeline to the city. On Monday, "an armed militia trespassed (at) Zawiya Oil Storage Depot and forced the workers (in) the control room to stop pumping the fuel to Trip

MSN.COM - 2017-09-19 15:34:03

Nigeria, Libya likely to attend OPEC-led panel; Saudi may not -sources

Nigeria's oil minister and the head of Libya's state oil company are likely to attend a joint meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC nations on Friday, two OPEC sources said, to discuss the progress of their deal to limit output. Both countries are exempt from an OPEC-led deal to cut output and their res

MSN.COM - 2017-09-19 14:39:21

Macron's speech at the UN was the opposite of Trump's in almost every way

French president Emmanuel Macron may have buddied up with America's Donald Trump for Bastille Day in July (paywall). But at the UN general assembly today, Macron took advantage of German chancellor Angela Merkel's absence to stake out his position as the anti-Trump and his natural replacement as lea

QUARTZ - 2017-09-19 13:00:09

For many Germans, this election is about refugees

The German capital's trademark hipsters, wearing black and sporting tattoos and piercings, duck in and out of craft coffee shops and boutique bistros. A few traditional German pubs are scattered along side streets. But the lion's share of restaurants and shops cater to Arab and Turkish clientele. Ab

PRI - 2017-09-19 17:30:00

UNHCR Europe Monthly Report (August 2017)

Download PDF (3.55 MB) Between 01 January 2017 and 31 August 2017, 130,400 refugees and migrants arrived by sea and land to Europe (Greece, Italy, Spain and Cyprus only, including arrivals to the Canary Islands and by land to Spain). Arrivals by sea in this period comprised of 16% children, 12% wome

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-19 18:29:00

It's All to Play for in Syria, and Russia Is Winning

Because "soft power" diplomacy counts as much as our military punch. ISIS's so-called caliphate will be dismantled in the coming months, which means the Syrian civil war is approaching a turning point. Whatever happens, the principal non-U.S. participants - Russia, Iran and Turkey - have grand ambi

OZY - 2017-09-19 04:23:36

What to Expect from Libya's Crude Oil Production in September

Libya is an OPEC member. The EIA (U.S. Energy Information Administration) estimates that Libya's crude oil production fell by 145,000 bpd (barrels per day) to 860,000 bpd in August 2017-compared to the previous month. Production fell 14.4% month-over-month but rose by 610,000 bpd or 244% year-over-y

MARKETREALIST.COM - 2017-09-19 17:32:00

U.N. Seeks to Rally Foreign Backing for New Libyan Peace Plan

TUNIS - The United Nations is seeking to marshal international support this week for a new push to break a political stalemate in Libya and end the turmoil that followed the country's 2011 uprising. The world body's Libya envoy, Ghassan Salame, is expected to set out an "action plan" on the sideline

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-19 20:30:29

Rescued migrants say lucky to dodge Libyan coastal clampdown

ABOARD AQUARIUS RESCUE SHIP (Reuters) - Migrants rescued in the Mediterranean last week said they had been lucky to dodge increased sea and police patrols along the Western coast of Libya that have dramatically reduced arrivals in Italy since July. Last month, Reuters reported that an armed group w

REUTERS - 2017-09-19 14:11:43

Egypt Sentences ISIS Killers to Death for Beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya

(Photo: Reuters/Social Media via Reuters TV)Men in orange jumpsuits purported to be Egyptian Christians held captive by the Islamic State kneel in front of armed men along a beach said to be near Tripoli, in this still image from an undated video made available on social media on February 15, 2015.

CHRISTIAN POST - 2017-09-18 11:16:10

Rand Paul: Unconstitutional Saudi War in Yemen Is Not In Our Interest & Congress Should Vote

Last week, on the Senate floor, Senator Rand Paul [R-KY] called out U.S. participation in the Saudi war in Yemen. Senator Paul affirmed that U.S. participation in Saudi Arabia's Yemen war has never been authorized by Congress - in violation of the Constitution and the War Powers Resolution - and de

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-18 22:46:41