An official of the US State Department said the detentions underscored 'the risk associated with travel to North Korea'. Four US citizens are now being held in North Korea, a country with which the US has no diplomatic relations and has technically remained at war with since the 1950-53 Korean conflict.
Something as small as a sound defeat in the French presidential elections wasn't going to stop Marine Le Pen from enjoying a bit of a boogie. If all Macron offers is more of the same, but with a fresh coat of paint, he is bound ultimately to feed the cynicism on which Le Pen and her ilk thrive.
In Syria, coalition-backed Kurdish and Arab forces have been gradually recapturing towns and villages, with the focus now on isolating Raqa ahead of a major offensive to seize back the city after more than two years of jihadi rule. President Donald Trump authorized the Department of Defense to arm Syrian Kurds in the fight against the Islamic State on Monday, a decision which is likely to anger Turkey, a another key ally in the fight.
The Turkish leader told Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah Monday that he was working to prevent the "judaization" of Jerusalem. He also condemned a Knesset bill to muffle the "azan", the Muslim call to prayer, in Israel and occupied east Jerusalem.
The government of West Bengal has intervened over the discussions of NEET question paper being hard in the Bengali language that the English question paper. The minister also accused the Centre of trying to block meritorious students from West Bengal and hampering their future. Questions set in English were easier.
The study also shows that with the average price of renting a one-bed apartment in Clare at around €454, it's more expensive to rent smaller properties than to make mortgage repayments. In Cork, the cost of rents rose by 10.4pc to €1,107. The average monthly rent nationwide during the first quarter of 2017 rose by 13.4 percent. Rents in Galway saw a similar rate of increase, rising by 10.6% in a year, while rents in Limerick have risen 12.6% in the same period.