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Referring to North Korea's leader, Ri Gul Chol, 37, said: "Whatever Kim Jong Un decides and instructs will succeed and all the citizens will support him". foreign adviser travelling with Mr Pence, adding that the launch was not unexpected. He suggested plans to deploy a US missile defense system in South Korea were damaging its relations with China.
  • IS uses chemical weapons against Iraqi forces in Mosul

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    Iraqi officials have said IS periodically uses chemical weapons but that the effect on military operations has been minimal. At least six Iraqi soldiers have suffered inhalation problems following a chemical attack launched by Islamic State on Sunday.
  • Mike Pence: 'Era of strategic patience' with North Korea is over

    Mike Pence: 'Era of strategic patience' with North Korea is over

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    Labelling North Korea's failed missile test at the weekend a "provocation", Mr Pence said the regime "would do well not to test [President Trump's] resolve or the strength of the armed forces of the United States in this region". "It was the policy of the United States of America during prior administrations to practice what they called strategic patience", Pence said. He reiterated U.S.
  • Nearly half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

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    Already, more than 493,000 people have left, leaving nearly everything behind, ” Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, said in a news release issued by the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs ( OCHA ). More trauma injures are reported and there are fears that food stocks and drinking water could run out. "The sheer volume of civilians still fleeing Mosul city is staggering", Grande said.
  • North Korea warns USA on 'provocative' action

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    In a statement on official news agency KCNA, the North's Korean People's Army said Trump had "entered the path of open threat and blackmail against the DPRK ". U.S., South Korean and other officials are closely monitoring the North amid indications it could conduct another missile test or nuclear explosion to coincide with an important national anniversary this weekend.
  • North Korea won't talk to China

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    While eating "the most handsome piece of chocolate cake", with Xi on the evening of April 6, Trump told the Chinese president that he had ordered US forces to fire missiles at a Syrian airbase, following the poison gas attack on Syrian civilians apparently by forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad.
  • Trump goes after leading Democrat in Georgia race

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    Ossoff, 30, had $8.3 million in contributions compared to $717,500 for Republican Bob Gray . Polls now indicate that a runoff is the most likely outcome, but pollsters were also quick to point out special elections are notoriously difficult to model because it's hard to predict voter turnout.
  • Turkey referendum flawed and one-sided, say European observers

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    While supporters claim the new system will stabilize a government that faces growing internal and external threats, detractors say it will effectively give the Middle East yet another authoritarian leader. The relationship has soured ever since. "We should offer Turkey a thematic partnership, for example on the fight against terrorism, migration and economic policy, as well as student and cultural exchange".
  • PM Modi's view on triple talaq echoed sentiments of Muslim women BJP

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    In October previous year, when he addressed a rally in Uttar Pradesh, Modi said he opposed the triple talaq practice among Muslims and in the same breath he condemned the prevalence of female foeticide in Hindu society. Amit Shah said he would like his party to win in leftist states like West Bengal, Kerala, and Tripura, too, besides stand-alone states like Odisha.
  • Pence visits Korean Demilitarized Zone

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    The regime followed that - according to USA and South Korean officials - with an attempted missile test Sunday from the eastern port of Sinpo. The center is first to detect whenever North Korea launches a missile. The failed launch from North Korea's east coast, ignoring repeated admonitions from major ally China, came a day after North Korea held a grand military parade in its capital, marking the birth anniversary of the state founder, displaying what appeared to be new long-range ballistic ...