EU news: Juncker suggests EU integration of Balkans needed to save Europe from war | World | News

EU Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker suggested integrating the Balkan states into the European Union could be a necessary step to avoid conflict kicking off again in the region. During the 1990s the Balkans were involved in a series of ethnically motivated wars which that unleashed chaos across the continent that saw at least 130,000 people dead. Mr Juncker told Deutsche Welle that admitting the former Yugoslav states into the EU might help prevent spiralling Europe into a new conflict. He said: “People in the EU need to be made aware…

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North Korea news: Kim Jong-un ready to nuke US in July says MoD | World | News

North Korea could have developed nuclear missiles capable of reaching the United States by mid-summer 2018, with experts predicting the earliest attack could take place by July 23. The British Ministry of Defence warned of the increasing threat in its report Rash or rational? North Korea and the threat it poses, suggesting Pyongyang could be on the verge of outfitting intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) with nuclear warheads. In a hearing discussing the findings in January, defence minister Earl Howe said: “We judge that North Korea is now certainly capable of reaching…

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