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On other issues like United States arms sale to Taiwan - which China regards as a breakaway province to be reunited at some point in time - Mr Trump would not have given way on this and could even increase the quantity and quality of the arms sold to Taipei, said Prof Shi.
  • United States of America v North Korea? Will the U.S. attack North Korea?

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    Amid concerns that Pyongyang could be preparing to launch a sixth nuclear test, U.S. president Donald Trump ordered the Singapore-based USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and several smaller vessels to sail towards the Korean peninsula. Till now it has staged five nuclear tests, two of which were tested previous year. Satellite imagery analysis suggests it could be preparing for a sixth, with U.S.
  • USS Carl Vinson sent to South Korean waters as tensions rise

    USS Carl Vinson sent to South Korean waters as tensions rise

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    Intelligence officials cited by The New York Times said the movements of the Carl Vinson aircraft carrier were meant to anticipate the birth of Kim Il Sung, the founder of North Korea, next Saturday. "We will bolster up in every way our capability for self-defence to cope with the USA evermore reckless moves for a war and defend ourselves with our own force", it said.
  • Families gather after Egypt church attack, state of emergency approved

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    At least 17 people were killed at St Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria, the historic seat of Christendom in Egypt. The scene outside St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt, after a suicide bomb on April 9. In the United Arab Emirates, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan also strongly condemned the terrorist attacks, saying the Gulf Arab state "is standing by the side of the brotherly nation in confronting this criminal ...
  • "Shocked and saddened" wife of Khalid Masood condemns Westminster attack

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    Dr Wilcox said to the families who were there "I wish you all well" and asked the families to pass on her condolences to those who were unable to attend. Westminster Coroner's Court heard on Thursday that Kent-born Masood, who lived in Birmingham earlier mounted the kerb twice in a Hyundai vehicle as he sped across Westminster Bridge.
  • PM Modi inaugurates India's longest road tunnel

    PM Modi inaugurates India's longest road tunnel

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    Reacting to PM's Udhampur speech after the inauguration of a tunnel on Sunday, AICC spokesman Manish Tewari said, "Modi should introspect if Jammu and Kashmir and the Kashmir valley requires estrangement or engagement". He said the tunnel is a long jump towards development for Jammu and Kashmir and would act as an engine of growth and employment to the people. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned back to New-Delhi after inaugurating Nashri- Chenani tunnel on the Sunday, hundreds of BJP ...
  • Islamic State 'war minister' killed in airstrike

    Islamic State 'war minister' killed in airstrike

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    The US-led anti-Islamic State coalition said it was unable at the moment to confirm the information that was reported earlier in the day by Iraqi state-run TV. They came during targeted strikes on ISIS facilities. "The high civilian toll suggests that coalition forces leading the offensive in Mosul have failed to take adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths, in flagrant violation of global humanitarian law", Rovera added.
  • Bruins to face Senators in first round of playoffs

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    The Stanley Cup Playoff bracket is set. It's Cup or bust for the Caps this year, expectations nearly entirely at odds with the young Leafs, who are simply trying to soak up playoff experience for future Cup runs. The most recent game was on April 4, and was a 4-1 drubbing by the Capitals against Curtis McElhinney . With Martin Marincin and Alexey Marchenko waiting in the wings, you hope both Zaitsev and Polak will be ready to go for Game 1 on Thursday.
  • Bookmakers refuse to be drawn into Gibraltar Brexit row

    Bookmakers refuse to be drawn into Gibraltar Brexit row

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    In its negotiating guidelines published last week, the European Union said any deal struck between the bloc and Britain won't apply to Gibraltar, unless Spain agrees to it. "Spain is going to jump at this opportunity to try and take advantage of the situation but when it comes to the crunch I think we've got to take one step at a time and not overreact, be calm", said firefighter Liam Byrne, speaking in a street on the peninsula.
  • US Seeks to Fight ISIS and Oust Assad: Trump Advisors

    US Seeks to Fight ISIS and Oust Assad: Trump Advisors

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    The strikes were launched early Friday in retaliation against Assad for a chemical attack that killed Syrian civilians earlier in the week. The Russians had hoped that relations with the United States might improve under President Donald Trump, who expressed admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin during the campaign.
  • Israel condemns Marine Le Pen's Holocaust remarks

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    The French government has previously apologized for the role French authorities played in the round-up of 13,000 Jews at the Vel d'Hiv cycling track in 1942 at the behest of Nazi officers. If he reaches the second round, all polls predict he would easily beat Le Pen, whose plans to ditch the euro and hold a referendum on European Union membership have spooked many investors.
  • Duterte to bring home pardoned death row OFWs from the Middle East

    Duterte to bring home pardoned death row OFWs from the Middle East

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    According to the Department of Foreign Affairs, there are about 760,000 Filipinos in Saudi Arabia, 60,000 in Bahrain, and 250,000 in Qatar. However, he also said that there are still a lot of areas of cooperation between the countries that can be explored despite of the current warm relationship between the Philippines and Saudi Arabia.