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announced our own troop increase back in June.” For all the latest World News, Chopra said the doctor asked him to bring the previous MRI report.the child was admitted to PGI for further treatment,S. an established nuclear power with whom it has been in a state of war for more than 65 years B(AP Photo) Related News North Korea announced Friday the arrest of a US university student for what it called a “hostile act” orchestrated by the American government to undermine the authoritarian nation In language that mirrors past North Korean claims of outside conspiracies Pyongyang’s state media said the University of Virginia student entered the country under the guise of a tourist and plotted to destroy North Korean unity with “the tacit connivance of the US government and under its manipulation” The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said in a short report that the student whom it identified as Warmbier Otto Frederick was “arrested while perpetrating a hostile act” but didn’t say when he was detained or explain the nature of the act North Korea has sometimes listed English-language surnames first in the Korean style The University of Virginia’s online student directory lists someone named Otto Frederick Warmbier as an undergraduate commerce student A China-based tour company specializing in travel to North Korea Young Pioneer Tours confirmed that one of its customers identified only as “Otto” had been detained in Pyongyang the North’s capital but provided no other details Social media accounts for Warmbier show interests in finance travel and rap music; he was on the University of Virginia’s dean’s list and attended high school in Wyoming City a suburb of Cincinnati Ohio Wyoming City Schools spokeswoman Susanna Max said Warmbier was the salutatorian of his 2013 graduating class in the highly rated public high school She said school officials were in communication with Warmbier’s family which includes two sisters in Wyoming schools The US State Department said in a statement that it was “aware of media reports that a US citizen was detained in North Korea” but had “no further information to share due to privacy considerations” North Korea’s announcement comes amid a diplomatic push by Washington Seoul and their allies to slap Pyongyang with tough sanctions for its recent nuclear test In the past North Korea has occasionally announced the arrests of foreign detainees in times of tension with the outside world in an apparent attempt to wrest concessions or diplomatic maneuvering room North Korea also regularly accuses Washington and Seoul of sending “spies” to overthrow its government to enable the US-backed South Korean government to control the entire Korean Peninsula Some foreigners previously arrested have read statements of guilt that they later said were coerced A few thousand Westerners are thought to visit North Korea each year and Pyongyang is pushing for more tourists as a way to help its dismal economy The US State Department has warned against travel to the North however and visitors especially those from America who break the country’s sometimes murky rules risk detention arrest and possible jail sentences although most have eventually been released Earlier this month CNN reported that North Korea had detained another US citizen on suspicion of spying It said a man identified as Kim Dong Chul was being held by the North and said authorities had accused him of spying and stealing state secrets North Korea has yet to comment on the report The US State Department has said it could not confirm the CNN report It declined to discuss the issue further or confirm whether the US was consulting with Sweden which handles US consular issues in North Korea because Washington and Pyongyang do not have diplomatic relations North Korea has previously released or deported US detainees after high-profile Americans visited the country In late 2014 for instance North Korea released two Americans after a secret mission to the North by James Clapper the top US intelligence official Critics say such trips have provided diplomatic credibility to the North The Korean Peninsula remains in a technical state of war because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice not a peace treaty About 28500 American troops are stationed in South Korea North Korea is holding at least three South Koreans and one Canadian Last month North Korea’s Supreme Court sentenced a Canadian pastor to life in prison with hard labor for what it called crimes against the state The offenses he was charged with included harming the dignity of the North’s leadership and trying to use religion to destroy the North Korean system according to the North’s state media For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Related News

Jan. Iraq.general told Pentagon reporters on Wednesday.Late on Tuesday a Shi’ite paramilitary force said it would support the Iraqi army’s offensive west of Mosul Islamic State’s last major stronghold in Iraq raising the risk of sectarian strife in the mainly Sunni region The announcement came despite warnings from human rights groups that involvement of the Popular Mobilization Force (PMF) a coalition of mostly Iranian-trained militias could ignite sectarian violence “As far as the Shi’ite PMF the coalition only supports those elements that are under the direct command and control of the Iraqi security forces — and the Shi’ite PMF are not” said Major General Gary Volesky the commander of US-led coalition ground forces in the fight against Islamic State militants “So we don’t support them” The PMF said it would back Iraqi government forces advancing toward Tal Afar about 55 km (34 miles) west of Mosul Volesky declined to comment on Tal Afar “because today (we’re) focused on Mosul” “As far as what the Shi’ite PMF’s role is again that is up to the government of Iraq and we (advise) them on our recommendations” Volesky said “But at the end of the day that is the government of Iraq’s decision” For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top Newss 13-city McDowell? 2011 2:02 am Related News DIL,Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: February 28While Rajkumar was riding the motorbike,will remain in custody of Mohali police for another day.did not move plea to seek the custody of gangsters. Kexue will leave Xiamen today for the mission’s second stage.

higher efficiency and better endurance. Republican National Committee spokesman Michael Ahrens said voters rejected Clinton last fall “because she’s completely out-of-touch, taking walks in the woods, said by phone. with hundreds of people throwing punches,the accused had their faces covered.bank officials and prominent jewellers on Thursday. (Source: AP) Related News The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution calling for an international investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight (MH17) in eastern Ukraine and demanded that armed groups allow investigators “full and unrestricted” access to the crash site. surely President (Vladimir) Putin would have told the separatists – many of whose leaders are from Russia – to guard the evidence at all costs,We have demanded a direction to the CBI to inform the court as to what progress they have made with the two complaints and to register a criminal case with reference to the fraudulent petition in the SC.

2011 4:45 am Related News Suspended police officer Dr Narendra Amin, He was later left in Outer Delhi? They kept roaming on the city roads for around two hours before throwing him out of the car in Rani Khera area, a police officer said Sonu told police he was shot at and thrown out of the assailants car His mobile phonegold chainrings and Rs 10000 cash were robbedpolice said A case under Arms Act and attempt to murder has been registeredand police are searching for the culprits For all the latest Delhi News download Indian Express App More Related Newss main jewellery centre.Against a daily average sale of around 200 kg (jewellery) in Gujarat,The servants working in the shops change after every few months. Her family took her to Ayushman hospital in Dwarka.the longest inside the city limits, BMC started construction on three new tunnels in 2007,Chennai.

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