• In Seoul, US Vice President Pence makes geopolitics personal

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    The presence of the naval strike force and its ships increase the US presence in and near South Korea (a presence that in itself multiplies the number of possibilities for a move toward hostilities on the Korean peninsula), where the American and South Korean militaries are now engaged in the largest joint combat exercises in the allies' history.
  • Kenya: Australia Curtail Shujaa's Run in Singapore

    Kenya: Australia Curtail Shujaa's Run in Singapore

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    Fiji will play the U.S. in tomorrow's quarter-finals, while Australia are set for a mouthwatering battle with South Africa, the current Series leaders who suffered a surprise 17-12 reverse at the hands of England, winners of Pool C. Kenya broke through the Aussies' defence for its consolation try with a strong run up the sideline by Oyoo, eliciting memories of the performance which won them last year's Singapore title.
  • Paul Manafort to Register as Foreign Agent

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    The spokesman says Manafort's lobbying work was not conducted on behalf of the Russian government and began before Manafort started working with the Trump campaign. The source of the money for the real estate purchases is not clear, and Mr. Manafort never filed lobbying registrations for his work in Ukraine that would have disclosed his compensation.
  • Pence at Korean DMZ after North's missile

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    McMaster praised China's decision to abstain last week from a UN Security Council resolution condemning Syria's recent chemical weapons attack, calling it a "courageous" move. Beijing has long feared that economic collapse in North Korea would flood China with refugees and leave it to deal with chaos on the Korean peninsula.
  • US and allies weigh options on North Korea

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    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump had been briefed on the latest test but had "no further comment", while at the Easter dinner at Yongsan military base, Pence brought greetings for the troops from Trump. A White House foreign policy adviser on board immediately tried to downplay the significance, making clear it wasn't a matter of if, but when, the North Koreans would try to flex their military might again.
  • North Korea puts military muscle on show

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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 .