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Pence makes surprise stop to demilitarised zone during Korea trip

Ahead of Pence's arrival, North Korea's vice foreign minister told The Associated Press in an interview that Trump was the culprit of escalating tensions through his tweets and expansion of mili...

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North Korean missile launch fails a day after pompous weaponry parade

Tensions between Pyongyang and Washington have soared in recent weeks, as a series of North Korean weapons tests have wrought ever-more bellicose warnings from Donald Trump's administration. Vice Mini...

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MPs call for Syrian president's wife to lose British citizenship

MPs call for Syrian president's wife to lose British citizenship

Tom Brake , a Liberal Democrat member of Parliament, on April 16 accused Asma al-Assad of using her global profile to defend "a barbarous regime". British Members of Parliament are calling on London...

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Duterte tops Time readers' poll

Duterte tops Time readers' poll

Duterte says he 'doesn't give a s** a href="http://www. rappler .com/nation/167068-duterte-praises-trump-calls-him-deep-thinker?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=referral&utm_medium=share_bar" rel="nofoll...

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German President Urges French to Resist Appeals of EU Skeptics

In the past few days, radical left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon and conservative ex-premier Francois Fillon have also gained ground, transforming the election into a tight four-way race. Meanwhile, Ms...

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Mike Pence Lands in South Korea After North's Failed Missile Launch

Speaking at the DMZ, Pence said the USA "has always sought peace through strength and my message here today. standing with courageous soldiers from the Republic of Korea is a message of resolve". Whil...

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Opposition calls for Turkish vote annulment after Erdogan wins powers

Tana de Zuleta of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, which monitored the vote, said the ballot decision undermined important safeguards against fraud and contradicted Turkey's ow...

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Pence sees North Korea's failed missile test as 'provocation'

We highlighted earlier Saturday North Korea's annual celebration of its founder Kim Il Sung and the exhibition of a long line of missiles through the streets of Pyongyang. Aside from improving the tec...

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Jadhav row: India scraps talks with Pak coast guards

Pakistan military court on April 10 announced death sentence to Indian citizen Kulbhushan Jadhav for his alleged role in sabotage and espionage activities. He said Yadav was tried under the law of the...

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Multi-state search targets suspect in Facebook video murder

Police said Stephens may have left Ohio. The man, named Steve Stephens, is considered armed and unsafe, according to a Cleveland Police Department statement . "That motherfucker dead 'cause of ...

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Britain urges Russian Federation to end support for Assad

Speaking on Fox News Sunday , McMaster said the United States would take further action in Syria if necessary. In a phone call with Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad, Rouhani told him, "Allegation...

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North Korean official: Pyongyang ready for war if Trump wants it

North Korean official: Pyongyang ready for war if Trump wants it

Washington and Seoul deny that, but reports that exercises have included "decapitation strikes" aimed at the North's leadership have fanned Pyongyang's anger. They confirmed they would make every ef...

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US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

US Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

The vote is expected at 11:30 a.m. EDT (1530 GMT) on Friday. They have praised Gorsuch as one of the brightest legal minds in the country and have seen the thoughtful approach he took while serving on...

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Russia warns US against unilateral strike on North Korea

Pence declared that the era of U.S. "strategic patience" in dealing with the North was over, after more than two decades. United States national security adviser General H.R. Chinese media reporte...

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US Envoy Says Sex Abuse by UN Peacekeepers 'Must Stop'

If the United Nations replaces MINUSTAH without doing right by Haiti, its successor mission, whose mandate will focus on promoting rule of law, will lack the credibility to succeed from its inception....

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Russia says hopes USA will not act unilaterally against North Korea

North Korea conducting nuclear tests is in defiance of United Nations resolutions on the country. After the test, General HR McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, was careful to include China...

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Despite tough talk on North Korea, Trump's options limited

Aside from improving the technology, North Korean missile and nuclear tests are seen by outside analysts partly as efforts to bolster the domestic image of leader Kim Jong Un and apply political press...

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China reiterates opposition to South Korea's THAAD anti-missile system

The U.S. Navy this month struck a Syrian airfield with 59 Tomahawk missiles after a chemical weapons attack. On Thursday, the US military said it had dropped "the mother of all bombs", the largest non...

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Mike Pence begins Korea visit amid growing tension over North's missile test

North Korea's failed missile test highlighted what one Republican Senator said is the first true test of the Trump presidency. The national security adviser said the latest failed test "fits into a ...

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Pence calls US commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

To protect South Korea from North Korean missiles, the conservative government of former president Park Geun-hye agreed in July to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. China ...

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Porcello allows 4 homers as Red Sox fall to Rays

Eduardo Rodriguez got the start but did not factor in the decision, giving up a long 2-run homer to Andrew McCutchen in the first inning, and three runs overall in 5 2/3 innings of work. So, too, is ...

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Japan says North Korea may have missiles equipped with sarin gas

That is kind of the deterrence we need to have", Abe said. North Korea appears to be taking an aggressive posture after the USA bombed Syria last week. -South Korea wargames now underway and recent ...

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Are US-Russia relations at 'all-time low?' Trump says so

Meanwhile, Mr Trump has also declared North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is "no longer obsolete" - and has said he is committed to the military alliance. Lavrov said he had a "frank" talk with Tillers...

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GOP hangs on to Kansas seat in special election

The Kansas election was the first of four special elections to fill seats in the House of Representatives - where Republicans now hold a 237-193 majority - to replace Republicans who took top jobs i...

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Ecuador socialist wins presidency, rival alleges fraud

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa , right, bites into a birthday a cake during the Change of Guard Ceremony in Quito , Ecuador, Monday, April 3, 2017. However, many on the opposing side, including ...

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Can Cavs 'turn it on' in playoffs?

The Oklahoma City Thunder visit the Houston Rockets and the Atlanta Hawks face the Washington Wizards. IN knocked Cleveland from the 1998 playoffs, in the first round. Playing his second career play...

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Pence arrives in South Korea to start Asia trip

Sinpo, where the Sunday launch took place, is the site of a North Korean submarine base and where the North has tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile it is developing. After a two-month policy...

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Gorsuch OK'd as new justice

Gorsuch OK'd as new justice

This isn't just a monumental win for the conservative movement, this is a monumental win for the American people. Democrats are seeking payback for the Republicans' inappropriate refusal to give Pre...

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Iran's President Rouhani to run for second term

Thirty women registered on the first day alone, but they are blocked from running on constitutional grounds.President Rouhani's time in office has often been marred by conflicts with hardliners who op...

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Let us strive to be more like Jesus - Senator Oluremi Tinubu

These people are missing out because Easter is so much more than a tradition; it is the power of God unto salvation and could be the beginning of that something new that so many are longing for. You k...

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