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This weekend David Cameron didn't resign, North Korea sounded excited about having missile sights set on the US and more.

by Zoe Denton
11 April 2016, 12:00am

Piggy Piñata
THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE CALLED FOR CAMERON'S RESIGNATION
The protest was organised in response to last week's Panama Papers revelations

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Thousands of people took to the streets of London on Saturday in a protest calling for David Cameron's resignation in the wake of the Panama Papers' revelations about the Prime Minister's tax dealings.

Cameron was actually at the Tory spring forum in central London during the rally – outside which an offshoot of the protest chanted for some time – and made his audience of Conservatives laugh when he said it had "not been a great week".

Saturday's protest saw those marching wear pig masks and snouts, in reference to an allegation in September 2015 that Cameron put his "private parts" into a dead pig while at uni.

Missile Missives
NORTH KOREA SAID THEY'VE GOT A NEW MISSILE ENGINE
And their aim is apparently to put the US within "strike range"

This is obvs not the North Korean missile engine, but a Romanian rocket (Photo: Petrică Mihalache via)

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North Korean state media reported the successful test of an inter-continental ballistic missile engine on Saturday, claiming that the engine puts the US in "strike range" of a missile.

The engine was reportedly ignited at leader Kim Jong-un's command, and follows the launch of a long-range rocket in February – a move that was generally met with disdain and condemnation from the rest of the global community.

"Dear Comrade Kim Jong-un said now we can mount an ever more powerful nuclear warhead on a new intercontinental ballistic rocket," state news agency KCNA reportedly announced, "and put the den of evil in the United States, and all over the world, within our strike range."

South Korea had not confirmed the accuracy of North Korea's version of events.

Border Crackdown
POLICE TEAR GASSED REFUGEES ALONG THE GREEK-MACEDONIAN BORDER
Macedonian police used force to disperse those approaching the border from a refugee camp

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Refugees and migrants were hit with rubber bullets and teargas launched by Macedonian police at Idomeni refugee camp, which is close to spilling over from Greece into Macedonia.

More than 500 people reportedly surrounded the fence separating the two countries, demanding entry into Macedonia. Since February, more than 10,000 migrants have been reported as stuck in the refugee camp as border controls have tightened. A large group of migrant stormed the fence on Sunday morning, according to an anonymous Macedonian official speaking to Reuters.

"They threw rocks at the Macedonian police. The police fired tear gas in response," the official said. "The migrants were pushing against the fence but standing on the Greek side of the border. The fence is still there, they have not broken through."

Aid groups were on the scene offering people treatment for tear gas exposure.

Terror Fallout
AUTHORITIES CONFIRMED LINKS BETWEEN THE BRUSSELS AND PARIS ATTACKS
The group that hit Brussels had allegedly planned a second attack in France

Inside Maelbeek train station, in Brussels (Photo: Ståle Grut via)

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Belgian authorities said Sunday that the terrorists who bombed Brussels twice last month had originally planned a second attack on Paris following the November massacre of 130 people.

The suspected perpetrators were "surprised by the speed of the progress in the ongoing investigation" into their whereabouts, and instead launched the deadly attacks in Brussels, according to the Belgian federal prosecutor's office. The raids in the lead up to the attacks in Brussels have now been considered part of a motivating factor behind the bombings at Maelbeek train station and Brussels Airport.

"It's fresh proof of the very real threat that weighs on all of Europe, and on France in particular," French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said to the Associated Press.

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