• Pakistan's army sentences alleged Indian spy to death

    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'

    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.
  • 'Regime change... is going to happen': USA on Assad's future in Syria

    'Regime change... is going to happen': USA on Assad's future in Syria

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    His message came just days after dozens of USA cruise missiles struck a Syrian air base in response to another massacre, a chemical attack that killed more than 80 people in rebel-held Idlib province. "That choice is to stick like glue to the Assad regime - that toxic regime which poisons its own people and is indeed poisoning the reputation of Russian Federation - or to work with the rest of world to find a political solution", he said.
  • Trump drops China bashing in summit with Xi

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    What was billed as a showdown between the leaders of the United States and China over trade and North Korea ended with little sign of confrontation Friday - or of concrete progress in resolving their differences. Officials have said the leaders are expected to discuss North Korea's nuclear ambitions and trade, among other issues important to the world's two biggest economies.