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The reason for Kim's arrest was unclear but was "not connected in any way with the work of PUST", the school said in a statement . "North Korea's unlawful weapons programs represent a clear, grave threat to U.S. But an end goal of Korea's reunification as a militarily denuclearized and strategically neutral state is key because of Korea's historical centrality to Asian security and its rising standing as a regional and even global player.
  • French election: Emmanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen

    French election: Emmanuel Macron beats Marine Le Pen

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    Mr Macron, who quit current president Francois Hollande's Socialists only past year ago to launch a new party, led the way with 23.7% of the first round vote, according to an exit poll by Ipsos and Sopra Steria. France's legislative election in June now takes on a vital importance, with huge questions about whether Le Pen and even the more moderate Macron will be able to rally sufficient lawmakers to their causes.
  • Vijay Mallya Arrested By The Scotland Yard In London

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    Mallya, who is accused of defaulting on loans worth thousands of crores, was arrested by the Metropolitan Police in London. "Vijay Mallya, 61, was arrested on behalf of the Indian authorities in relation to accusations of fraud ", the police said in a statement .
  • USA carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

    USA carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

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    Tensions are again flaring up between the United States and North Korea as concerns grow that the communist state will celebrate another important national holiday with a nuclear test or an intercontinental ballistic missile. Australia and New Zealand stiffened their rhetoric against North Korea yesterday, after the isolated state threatened Canberra with a nuclear strike, urging it to think twice before "blindly and zealously toeing the United States line".
  • Takes on the #AustralianValues in Turnbull's new citizenship test

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    Australia's citizenship test is getting a shake-up, and the changes are expected to make it more hard to become an Australian. The Prime Minister said the focus is to ensure that Australian jobs are "given to Australians first". "Any conduct that is inconsistent with Australian values will be considered as part of this process", he said. "The high and increasing numbers of IT professionals are being granted 457 visas".
  • Trump, Abe reaffirm united front against Pyongyang

    Trump, Abe reaffirm united front against Pyongyang

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    Meanwhile, two Japanese destroyers joined a military exercise with the USS Carl carrier strike group that is en route to the Korean peninsula region. Kim Jong-un appears determined to achieve nuclear armament posing a threat to mainland US. 'The US seeks to occupy the DPRK by the concerted efforts of Japan and south Korea, intentionally provoking the latter and driving the situation on the Korean Peninsula to the brink of a war'.
  • US, Mexico & Canada confirm joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup

    US, Mexico & Canada confirm joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup

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    US Soccer Federation chief Sunil Gulati , who announced the bid in NY with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts, insisted they had the full backing of President Donald Trump, despite the US leader's rocky relations with Mexico . "We have very specifically addressed this with the president", Gulati said of the Trump controversies. All three countries involved can all deliver several stadiums capable of hosting matches immediately, with the Americans featuring a slew of National ...
  • Macron vows to unite France

    Macron vows to unite France

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    Martin Schulz has also viced his support for Emmanuel Macron, appearing to shun Ms Le Pen. With 90 percent of votes counted, the Interior Ministry said Macron had almost 24 percent, giving him a slight cushion over Le Pen's 22 percent. She says European Union membership has stripped France of its autonomy, on topics including immigration, monetary, and fiscal policy. Media in several countries pointed to the historic defeat suffered by the mainstream left and right, with the Wall Street ...
  • North Korea warns of 'great war' as U.S. tensions escalate

    North Korea warns of 'great war' as U.S. tensions escalate

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    Two Japanese destroyers have joined the carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific, and South Korea said on Monday it was also in talks about holding joint naval exercises. "I told him that we highly appraise USA words and actions that show all options are on the table", Abe told reporters following the call. "We will maintain close contact with the United States, keep a high level of vigilance and respond firmly", he said.
  • Iran's FM says United States not living up to nuke deal

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    Bash referred to Trump's joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Thursday, where the U.S. president stated while Iran may formally be complying with the nuclear deal, "they are not living up to the spirit of the agreement".
  • Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm ties

    Egypt president in Saudi Arabia to reaffirm ties

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    Subsequently, the two leaders discussed a range of issues including "regional and worldwide issues of common interest", according to the office of the Egyptian president. Moscow is a staunch supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad while Riyadh is a key backer of the rebels who are fighting his government. RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a decree late Saturday naming one of his sons, an air force pilot who has taken part in coalition strikes against the ...
  • North Korea 'detains US citizen trying to leave Pyongyang'

    North Korea 'detains US citizen trying to leave Pyongyang'

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    According to South Korean news agency Yonhap , Mr Kim had also been involved in an aid programme for children in rural parts of North Korea. He was previously employed as a professor at Yanbian University in China. Mr Kim's detention takes the number of USA citizens stuck in the secretive state to three. "Due to privacy considerations, we have no further comment", the official said.