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US-led United Nations forces battled Chinese and Soviet-backed North Korea in the war, which ended with a truce on July 27, 1953. North Korea has accused the US of escalating tensions with its actions and refers to its own missile launch tests as measures to safeguard its country, while Washington believes the joint military drills with Seoul are important to safeguard against any North Korean threat.
  • Lithuania signs first deal to buy US natural gas

    Lithuania signs first deal to buy US natural gas

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    However, only part of the USA cargo will be stored in it. "We opted for delivery from Cheniere after evaluating several offers for LNG", the spokesman said . The Korea Gas Corp. commenced a 20-year sales and purchase agreement with Cheniere Energy Inc., which operators the only facility in the United States with the permits necessary to export super-cooled LNG.
  • Clinton, Democratic Party 'colluded' against Sanders

    Clinton, Democratic Party 'colluded' against Sanders

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    Hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee previous year revealed coordination among top party officials, including then-chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.), to help Clinton defeat Sanders in the 2016 cycle. Trump , his campaign and Russian officials have denied any collusion took place between them . The list contains Trump's contradictions on a slew of topics, like the Iraq War , NATO, the administration's controversial travel ban, the crowd size at ...
  • South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

    South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

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    Its development has been complicated by the bitter rivalry between the communist North and capitalist South. Participation in Pyeongchang could "provide a turning point for the reconciliation between the South and North", Moon said. The US official confirmed to AFP that Pyongyang tested a rocket engine on Thursday, on condition of anonymity and without providing further details.
  • The Qatar Crisis and the Absurd Saudi Ultimatum

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    It calls on Qatar to stop all contact with opposition groups in those countries. A mosque is seen alone a coastline in Doha, Qatar. Doha, however, denies all the allegations. Qatar must also formally declare all of these as "terrorist groups". The United Arab Emirates warned Qatar that the sanctions imposed by the Arab neighbors could last for years if they do not accept these requirements, and Doha answered it will not negotiate with them until the sanctions are lifted.
  • Cabinet Praises Trump at First Formal Meeting

    Cabinet Praises Trump at First Formal Meeting

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    Democratic New York Senator Chuck Schumer filmed a amusing spoof of President Trump's cabinet meeting where his senior-level officials praised his leadership. KEITH:.And in a departure from past presidents' Cabinet meetings , to bathe in the adulation of department heads. President Donald Trump , accompanied by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and rear, from left White House Senior Advisers Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner and National Security Adviser H.R.
  • Rajnath conveys peace message to Kashmir on Eid

    Rajnath conveys peace message to Kashmir on Eid

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    Indian government forces fired tear gas and pellet guns at protesters brandishing Pakistani flags as the disputed territory of Kashmir marked the Muslim festival of Eid today. At least 10 protestors were injured in the clashes in Anantnag, Sopore, Kulgam, Pulwama and Pattan towns, said police. As per a statement, before the Eid prayers, Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq would shed light on the philosophy of Eid-ul-Fitr in his sermon from 9:00 am.
  • Helmut Kohl, father of reunified Germany, dies at 87

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    The longest-serving chancellor since Bismarck, Kohl, despite his hardliner reputation and huge physique, however, did not foresee the Russians backing off without much resistance, facilitating German reunification. His first wife, Hannelore Kohl , killed herself in 2001, ostensibly because of a rare allergy to light, which had forced her into a nocturnal existence.
  • Sir John Major: Tory-DUP deal may endanger fragile peace process

    Sir John Major: Tory-DUP deal may endanger fragile peace process

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    But she must remember that the national interest comes before her party's interest. Mr Adams was speaking following remarks by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny following his conversation with British Prime Minister Theresa May . But a major question mark now hangs over the talks as a result of developments at Westminster. In an extraordinary intervention, Major warned that the deal could cause the peace process, which he played a large part in securing as prime minister, to " unwind " and urged ...
  • Modi to Address US Indian Diaspora

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    It was an unusually simple affair. Modi will visit Israel next week. Things have changed rapidly since then. Trump called out India while announcing that decision, slamming the country for apparently demanding "billions" in foreign aid for signing the agreement.
  • Saudi forces foil plot to blow up Mecca's Grand Mosque

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    Lebanon's Hezbollah has condemned a bombing near the Grand Mosque in Mecca . Saudi officials said three terror groups had planned Friday's attack against the Grand Mosque: two based in Mecca and a third in the nearby city of Jeddah. OIC Secretary-General Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen commended the alertness of the Saudi security men who foiled and countered this terrorist operation. "Unfortunately he started shooting towards security personnel once he noticed their presence in the area, which ...
  • Theresa May to hear updates on Grenfell Tower recovery effort

    Theresa May to hear updates on Grenfell Tower recovery effort

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    The insurance industry warned the British government of the dangers of flammable external surfaces on buildings a month before the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people . In London, Islington, Lambeth and Wandsworth are now also named as areas with "at risk" buildings, alongside Barnet, Brent, Camden and Hounslow. Camden Council leader Georgia Gould said officials would visit residents still in their homes, as they required them to leave the blocks before work on making the ...