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The weapons display comes amid heightened concerns that the country may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a missile launch though there was no record of seismic activity from a test site Saturday morning, according to a media report .
  • Syria threatens military measures against United States over missile attack

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    Thursday night's strikes - some 60 cruise missiles fired from two ships in the Mediterranean - were the culmination of a rapid, three-day transformation for Trump, who has long opposed deeper US involvement in Syria's civil war. Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, agreed. Neutral countries should investigate whether a chemical weapon was used, and if used, its source should be found, Rouhani said.
  • Pence says 'era of strategic patience' is over

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    Pence also visited USA troops stationed in South Korea. Hours later U.S. Vice President Mike Pence landed in South Korea for talks on the North's increasingly defiant arms program. The US vice president's three-day visit to South Korea began on Sunday. United States cooperation and diplomatic efforts are also important, he told lawmakers, warning that Kim's regime is believed to hold a "substantial" amount of chemical weapons and may be able to place sarin on a ballistic missile.
  • Trump officials tell Russia to drop its support for Syria's Assad

    Trump officials tell Russia to drop its support for Syria's Assad

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    She told CNN's "State of the Union" programme on Sunday, "there's not any sort of option where a political solution is going to happen with Assad at the head of the regime". "The Russians were never targeted in this particular strike", Tillerson said. Assad's principal backer, Russia, has said the chemical release in Khan Sheikhun was the result of Syrian jets bombing a rebel weapons store.
  • Germany glad bitter Turkish referendum campaign over -foreign minister

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    But according to the state-run Anadolu Agency, with 100 percent of the ballots counted, Erdogan appeared poised to win with 51.2 percent of voters casting ballots in his favor. "He's governing so well". The AP reports that supporters of the "yes" vote have dominated the airwaves, while supporters of the "no" vote have complained of intimidation .
  • Putin meets Tillerson as US, Russia in wrangle over Syria

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    Tillerson, who met with Putin earlier Wednesday, deplored the "low level of trust" between the countries, whose relations have dropped to a post-Cold War low over Ukraine and Syria . "U.S. and Russian interests, whether in Syria, toward North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, human rights, etc. are far too different despite President Trump's earlier interest in an understanding", White said.
  • United States confident it can thwart North Korean missiles

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    It follows ballistic missile tests in February and March, as the isolated country defies United Nations sanctions and works on a missile that could deliver a miniaturized nuclear weapon to the continental U.S. North Korea has reportedly fired a ballistic missile on Tuesday and went into waters off the peninsula. A USA defence official later said that the missile was an extended range Scud and had suffered an in-flight failure.
  • India, Australia to kick-start deadlocked CECA talks soon

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    Australia and India both agreed to sign six pacts while trade agreement remained hard to pin down. "Both countries remain strongly committed to the breadth of their defence ties, including through ongoing annual staff talks for army, navy and air forces", it stated.