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Venezuelan security forces clashed with rock-throwing protesters in the capital city Caracas after an opposition march against the unpopular President Nicolas Maduro on the National Assembly was blocked on Tuesday (4 April). Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, told reporters: "They used tear gas bombs against us". The clashes began after authorities closed subway stations, set up checkpoints and cordoned off a square where opponents had planned their latest ...
  • Trump accepts Xi's China invitation

    Trump accepts Xi's China invitation

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    Yet they did so without any clear guidance from Washington on the next steps in Syria. The White House, in its statement released Sunday about the previous day's call, said Trump thanked Abe for his support of the USA missile strikes and they "also agreed to further cooperation on a range of regional issues, including the threat posed by North Korea".
  • Beijing may offer concessions to avoid trade war with Washington

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    PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Don't forget, we're the piggy bank. In a recent interview with the Financial Times , Trump pledged to curb the regime's nuclear ambitions alone, if China fails to step up pressure on its North Korean ally. Pyongyang claims it is pursuing nuclear weapons to defend itself from what it calls U.S. aggression. Arabella also recited two poems by Tang dynasty (618-907 AD) poet Li Bai for Xi and Peng, the reports said.
  • Pakistan's army sentences alleged Indian spy to death

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    He was found guilty by a military court which was closed to the public and was sentenced to death. And Pakistan has repeatedly refused to grant India consular access to him. In this photograph taken on March 29, 2016, Pakistani journalists watch a video showing Indian national Kulbhushan Yadav, arrested on suspicion of spying, during a press conference in Islamabad.
  • South Korea's Park behind bars

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    The Seoul Central District Court earlier issued a warrant to detain Ms Park on charges of bribery, abuse of authority, coercion and leaking government secrets, after a almost nine-hour court hearing on Thursday. Park lost her immunity from prosecution when South Korea's Constitutional Court dismissed her from office on March 10 after concluding that she had "continuously" violated the law.
  • North Korea calls US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

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    Trump has recently threatened unilateral action against Pyongyang if Beijing fails to help curb its neighbour's nuclear weapons programme. US National Security Adviser H.R. "Armed with nuclear weapons, he would hardly flinch at the attack in Syria", Chang said. South Korean acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn ordered the military to intensify monitoring of the North's activities and to ensure close communication with the ally the United States.
  • EU Expands Sanctions Against N. Korea As Trump Meets Xi

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    Navy strike group Carl Vinson canceled a planned trip to Australia and was moving toward the western Pacific Ocean near the Korean peninsula as a show of force , a U.S. "Pre-emptive strikes may be aimed at resolving North Korea's nuclear problems, but for us, it is also related to defending the safety of the public", he told reporters.
  • Chinese media cheer Xi-Trump meeting

    Chinese media cheer Xi-Trump meeting

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    The talks come shortly after Trump hosted Chinese leader Xi Jinping for a summit at which he pressed Pyongyang's key ally to do more to curb the North's nuclear ambitions. If President Trump were willing to amend current executive orders on the books, his administration would presumably target Kim Jong-un and not be penalized under the criminal code.
  • United CEO says upset by man dragged off plane

    United CEO says upset by man dragged off plane

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    I know better than to judge this issue on the basis of one incident, but I'm extremely doubtful numerous passengers aboard Flight 3411 would have felt more secure if the three uniformed officers who carried out the airline's dirty work were carrying firearms.
  • M'sia-N. Korea ties intact, in spite of tension: PM

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    The body of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has arrived in Pyongyang, Chinese officials say. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said in a statement that the coroner approved the move as the autopsy on Kim Jong-nam had been completed.
  • Residents of Town Hit by Chemical Strikes Claim New Attacks

    Residents of Town Hit by Chemical Strikes Claim New Attacks

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    Security Council. President Trump has fallen for this scam and now the war machine is in motion. "A lot of this is an emotional response, but nothing about this strike suggests that the fundamentals of the Syria conflict have shifted", said Noah Bonsey, a Syria analyst with the International Crisis Group.