“In an informal discussion that we had in Stockholm, an official made an observation that there isn’t at present a way for the US and North Korea to work together to prevent an accident. I thought that was an interesting observation that I had not heard them say before,” said Suzanne DiMaggio, a senior fellow at the New America thinktank who has played a leading role in back-channel contacts with Iran and North Korea, and who attended the Stockholm meeting. … [Read more...] about North Korea ready to open direct talks with US, says Russia’s Sergei Lavrov
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By authorising military action, Donald Trump is differentiating himself from his predecessor - showing that he is prepared to act, that crossing a red line will have consequences - and that is a message designed to be heard by the leaders of China and North Korea as well. … [Read more...] about Could North Korea be next after US airstrikes on Syria?
The park sits about four hours north of Mexico City if you're travelling by car, but if you don't fancy making the trek for a day there are some in-resort hotels. You can find out more about the hotels on the resort's official website as well as general tips if you're planning a visit to the springs. … [Read more...] about Forget regular spas – you can swim in thermal springs on the side of a mountain
Bushfires ravage Australia Economic toll The Insurance Council of Australia said on January 7 that the bushfires have caused at least US$485 million (€435 million) in damage and that number was likely to rise. Separately, authorities warned of looters in towns where people have evacuated and scammers taking advantage of fundraisers for relief efforts. … [Read more...] about Australia bushfires: Heavy rains provide some relief