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Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vladimir Safronkov told the council before the vote that a resolution was unnecessary, and the draft put forward by the Western powers pre-judged that the Syrian government was responsible for the April 4 attack on Khan Sheikhoun in which almost 90 people died.
  • Trump Administration Demands Russia Stop Supporting Syria

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    McMaster says Russian Federation will have to decide whether it wanted to continue backing a "murderous regime" as Trump weighed next steps after ordering airstrikes last week. Haley said "getting Assad out is not the only priority" and that countering Iran's influence in Syria was another. Russian and Iranian presidents in a phone conversation stressed the inadmissibility of "aggressive" US actions against Syria in violation of worldwide law, the Kremlin said in a statement issued on Sunday.
  • North Korean minister: Trump building "vicious cycle" of tensions

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    Another nuclear test would invite tougher measures from Beijing , Gui said. Russian Federation has urged all sides involved in the crisis in the Korean Peninsula to show "restraint", warning of any "provocative steps" amid reports of potential military confrontation between North Korea and the United States.
  • Russian Federation on 'wrong side' of Syria argument, Theresa May says

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    In his first interview since an April 4 attack on the northern town of Khan Sheikhoun that killed more than 80 people, sickened hundreds and angered the world, President Bashar Assad reasserted the government's denials of responsibility but contended that the episode had been fabricated as a pretext for a US retaliatory missile strike.
  • Don't expect to see those White House visitor logs any time soon

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    Senior White House officials cited privacy and national security concerns for the decision, which they say is in line with what previous administrations have done - except for President Obama's. Barack Obama may have released more than 6 million records of who visited the White House during his presidency, but now we're in for a little, let's call it, Trumparency: Zip, until Trump's long gone from office.
  • Calgarians commemorate 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

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    The sun peaked its head out of the clouds just in time for the city's ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge Sunday afternoon. The World War I battle was a costly victory for Canada, but one that helped shape the former British colony's national identity. Military boots symbolizing dead soldiers are seen at Canadian National Memorial in Vimy, France on Sunday.
  • U.S. and Russian Federation at 'low point' after no breakthrough in Moscow

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    The strike, on a Syrian airfield and nearby military infrastructure, was in response to the Syrian president's use of chemical weapons against civilians in one of the worst attacks in that country's civil war in years. White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Wednesday said that the president was not ruling out another attack on Syrian government installations if Assad continued to use chemical weapons against civilians.
  • Will There Be A Nuclear War Between North Korea And US?

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    NBC News reported late Thursday the United States may launch a preemptive strike against North Korea in response to a nuclear weapons test, but others are challenging the report . China today warned its ally North Korea against carrying out a nuclear test, saying such a "dangerous and irresponsible" move could lead to a breakout of conflict at any moment amid soaring tensions with the US.
  • Afghan officials: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

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    Trump called Thursday's operation a "very, very successful mission". More than 9m (30 ft) in length, it was first tested in 2003 but had not been deployed in combat before. "We were unable to see each other at home because of the excessive dust inside the room", he said. The statement said it is the responsibility of Afghans to remove the Islamic State group from the country not the U.S.
  • Kabul: 36 Suspected ISIS Militants Killed in Massive US Bomb

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    Commander for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Afghanistan said , referring to ISIS' regional branch, noted CNN . Some residents in areas of Achin recently liberated from Islamic State occupation welcomed Thursday's strike, which hit headlines around the world and has been widely interpreted as a deliberate show of strength by U.S.