• Russian Federation hits out over Boris Johnson's decision to cancel Moscow trip

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    Would Trump just go back and say, "Now we can go back to focusing on ISIS"? The signs communicated by the Trump administration largely indicate that there is still no significant shift in the U.S. In one interview, Tillerson said he sees no reason for retaliation from Russian Federation for the USA missile strikes. Syria: What led to the United States airstrikes? Haley said she doesn't see a political solution in Syria with Assad remaining as president, but that other US priorities were ...
  • Tillerson, Other G7 Foreign Ministers Meet In Italy, With Syria On Agenda

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    At the weekend, USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley suggested regime change in Syria was inevitable in the wake of last week's chemical weapons attack that was widely blamed on the Assad regime. "What we should do is focus on ISIS". During the campaign, Mr. Trump also advocated against military intervention in Syria. International Development Secretary Priti Patel said Britain will provide medical teams on the ground in Syria following the chemical attack .
  • North Korea: Friendship with Syria 'Will Be Strengthened and Developed'

    North Korea: Friendship with Syria 'Will Be Strengthened and Developed'

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    A military parade is expected in the North's capital, Pyongyang, to mark the day. The deployment of the THAAD missile defense system to the Korean peninsula was not mentioned in the briefing, but in a phone call with South Korea's acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn, Trump reportedly conveyed America's stance on THAAD to the Chinese leader.
  • US Naval Carrier Group Inbound to Korean Peninsula

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    U.S. intelligence indicated "that Syrian military forces operating from this airfield were responsible for the chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians in southern Idlib Province, Syria, that occurred on April 4", Trump wrote. Despite intense worldwide pressure, Assad has clung to power since a civil war broke out in his country six years ago, helped by financial and military support from both Russian Federation and Iran.
  • Two shot dead in 'domestic dispute' at US school

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    Jonathan Martinez , 8, died at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda after being airlifted from the school, the police chief said. A second wounded student, a nine-year-old boy, was in critical but stable condition. Students at the school were evacuated to the nearby campus of Cal State San Bernardino, where they were picked up by their parents. Husband-and-wife shooters Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik were later killed in battle with authorities.
  • Pope still plans Egypt visit despite bombings

    Pope still plans Egypt visit despite bombings

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    At least 43 people have been killed and about 100 more wounded when bombs exploded at two Coptic churches in two Egyptian cities in attacks claimed by Islamic State. "These atrocious gestures make us firmer in the faith and stronger", he said. "They see them as infidels", he said. The attacks also raised security fears ahead of a visit to Cairo by Roman Catholic Pope Francis planned for April 28-29 meant to promote interfaith dialogue between Muslims and Christians.
  • Donald Trump leaves world guessing on next move in Syria

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    Tillerson said the administration remains hopeful of a solution to ending the civil war within Syria - part of which will include beginning the process of political discussions. Retired US Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling, a CNN military analyst, said the frigate appeared to be a show of force by Russian Federation, which since late 2015 has been conducting airstrikes in Syria against forces opposing the Syrian regime.
  • China's nuclear envoy holds talks S.Korea

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    A Chinese envoy has held talks in South Korea on North Korea's increasingly defiant weapons program as a US Navy strike group headed to the region amid concerns that Pyongyang may be preparing a fresh nuclear test. "(The U.S. President said that) during the summit, considerable time was spent in discussing issues of the Korean Peninsula", it said. While a United States unilateral strike on North Korea from a shorter range might be more effective, it would likely endanger many civilians in ...
  • North Korea Calls U.S. Aircraft Carrier Dispatch Outrageous

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    Pyongyang's response on Saturday suggested the reclusive state was determined to continue with its nuclear weapons programme. U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. "US Pacific Command ordered the Carl Vinson Strike Group north as a prudent measure to maintain readiness and presence in the Western Pacific", Commander Dave Benham, spokesman at US Pacific Command, told AFP .
  • U.S. 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

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    Assad accused the United States of trying to boost the morale of "terror groups" in Syria. "We will listen to what Tillerson has to say (about the USA missile strike in Syria)". It is a well-known fact that it was Russian Federation which came to Assad's rescue when he was on the verge of being demised during the Syrian revolt in 2014.