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North Korea demands handover of suspects in assassination plot

Tensions between the USA and North Korea rose after a tense exchange between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , which prompted President Trump to announce the deployment last March...

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Trump on Mideast peace: 'We will get it done'

President Donald Trump said there was a "very, very good chance " that he could bring the Palestinians and Israelis together to achieve peace during a Wednesday press conference alongside Palestinian...

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US intel chiefs express doubts about Kaspersky security software

But given increasingly tense relations between the USA and Russian Federation, concerns about the company and its access to US computer networks is on the rise. "I think that due to political reasons,...

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North Korea sends rare letter of protest over new US sanctions

But Moon also has to navigate a complex web of regional issues. But the system has led to a deep schism in relations between Beijing and Seoul , prompting widespread boycotts in China of popular Sout...

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North Korea sends rare letter of protest over new USA sanctions

Trump may be boxed into the lengthy nuclear negotiations with North Korea that the Chinese government and South Korea's new leader prefer. The South Korean statement said Trump said North Korea's nu...

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Betsy DeVos Booed and Shunned by Graduating Class While Giving Commencement Address

Betsy DeVos Booed and Shunned by Graduating Class While Giving Commencement Address

But perhaps they were asking themselves if they failed in their goal of educating the next generation over the last four years or succeeded? As the lightning-rod secretary of education stepped beh...

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Russian photographer's visit to Oval Office raises security concerns

Russian photographer's visit to Oval Office raises security concerns

The security slip-up that allowed a Russian state photographer to enter a private White House meeting between President Trump and top Kremlin officials was a "disturbing" lapse in protocol that could ...

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Trump, Who Has A Golden Apartment, Called FBI Director Comey A 'Showboat'

US President Donald Trump has blasted ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey as a "showboat", standing by his claim the Federal Bureau of Investigation was in "turmoil" before his ...

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New Hamas chief latest step toward worldwide acceptance

Haniyeh's election came days after Hamas published a new political manifesto, rebranding itself as a Palestinian national movement and distancing itself from the Brotherhood, which has been outlawed...

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After UNESCO vote, Israel cuts another $1m from UN budget

On Tuesday, UNESCO passed a resolution that criticises Israel over its continuing archaeological excavations in East Jerusalem's Old City. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu decried the reso...

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Trump congratulates Moon on election win, planning summit at White House soon

It quotes Moon as saying he's aware of Chinese worries about the system and saying he hopes the two countries would have more understanding on each other's positions on the system. It's highly unlikel...

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Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker

Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker

The deputy medical superintendent of the Mastung Civil Hospital, where all the victims were initially shifted to, confirmed that they have received 17 bodies, according to local reports. I am injure...

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United Nations panel calls for revising Japan-S. Korea 'comfort women' deal

The election also largely conformed to traditional patterns of regionalism . China is key to any breakthrough, according to Mr. DeTrani, who said during an unofficial meeting with several members...

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Plot to kill Kim Jong Un: N Korea seeks extraditions

The previous government initially planned to make the state-authored textbooks as the only option available to educators but later said that schools would be able to choose between them and approved t...

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History lesson: S. Korea's Moon scraps state textbooks

Security Council resolutions. Mr. Moon's conservative predecessors generally shared America's approach to North Korea, which is basically to pressure the North through sanctions and other measures t...

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BC election brings uncertainty for business sector, pipelines

If Clark can't maintain the confidence of the legislature, Guichon could invite the opposition parties to attempt to form their own government-or she could dissolve the legislature and drop the writ o...

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Arctic Nations Meet in Alaska Under Climate Change Concern

The agreement Tillerson signed with foreign ministers from the other seven countries of the Arctic Council made only a fleeting reference to the Paris pact which was signed by almost 200 nations to cu...

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Jeremy Corbyn expects to lose the General Election to the Conservatives

Jeremy Corbyn expects to lose the General Election to the Conservatives

Pollsters got the result of the 2015 election badly wrong, concluding that they had underestimated support for the Conservatives and had over-represented Labour supporters in their surveys. In Scotlan...

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Atletico recognizes it needs to improve to succeed in Europe

Atletico recognizes it needs to improve to succeed in Europe

We are a side who depend on the team; Real Madrid are a side who depend on individuals and individuals can just have their moments. Real Madrid host Sevilla this Sunday and then will play two cr...

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Pope to canonize 2 Fatima children a century after visions

Pope to canonize 2 Fatima children a century after visions

The children being canonized, brother and sister Francisco and Jacinta Marto, who were nine and seven at the time of the apparitions and died of influenza two years later. The visit has seen the Gover...

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Turkey 'concerned' by USA flags beside terrorist 'rags'

We don't think such a choice is necessary, but it is worth considering what that choice entails. "We are not going to tip off the terror groups and the Turkish Armed Forces could come at any moment". ...

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Backed Syrian forces expects Raqqa assault soon, await weapons

SDF commander Abdul Qader Hevdeli declined to say when exactly the assault on Raqqa would begin, but said it would be soon during a news conference in the town of Tabqa , which the SDF captured this ...

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Backed Fighters Hunt for IS Holdouts in Syria's Tabqa

Syrian Kurds make up just over half of the SDF, according to the United States military. "YPG has proved to the whole world, especially the global coalition forces, that it is the main force fight...

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Trump gets roasted after Twitter blunder

Trump gets roasted after Twitter blunder

Yates' comments came after former Obama officials revealed that the outgoing president himself firmly warned Trump against naming Flynn as national security adviser, only two days after the November 8...

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Defense Department launches investigation into Michael Flynn over payments from Russian government

Defense Department launches investigation into Michael Flynn over payments from Russian government

As a retired Army officer, Flynn was obligated to request permission from the Department of Defence and State Department before receiving payments from foreign governments, members of the Oversight Co...

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Forum on China's economic reach helps leader extend his own

Forum on China's economic reach helps leader extend his own

China has signed currency swap agreements with 21 countries along the Belt and Road, six of which have RQFII (RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors) quota. " One Belt One Road will be a new h...

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Haniya, from soccer player in Gazan refugee camp to Hamas chief

Spokesman al-Qanou said that the Hamas movement is pumping new blood into its leadership, referring to the election of hard-liner Yehya al-Sinwar as the leader of the movement in the Gaza Strip, and...

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South Korea to attend China's Silk Road summit amid diplomatic rift

Moon says the confrontational approach did nothing to prevent North Korea from expanding its arsenal of nuclear weapons and missiles and only reduced Seoul's voice in global efforts to deal with its...

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PM Nawaz, chief ministers head to China for Belt and Road Forum

Those include connections between China and Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Leaders of 29 countries plus senior delegates from other nations gather in Beijing for a two-day summit starti...

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Trump in new TV ad declares 100 days as President a success

Trump in new TV ad declares 100 days as President a success

Trump will escape the pressures of his office for a campaign-style rally in front of a typically adoring crowd Saturday evening in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He's decided not to rip up the NAFTA trade ...

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