• Trump to make China visit after hosting Xi for talks

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    Chinese President Xi Jinping and his USA counterpart Donald Trump on Friday pledged to expand mutually beneficial cooperation and to manage their differences based on mutual respect. Regarding the biggest pending issue between them, North Korea, Trump and Xi managed only a pledge to strengthen cooperation toward denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.
  • US and Russia set to square off over Syria

    US and Russia set to square off over Syria

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    Last Thursday, Trump ordered a series of missile strikes against Syrian regime airbases in response to the chemical attack , which a Pentagon spokesperson said were "intended to deter the regime from using chemical weapons again". has yet to respond to reports of additional airstrikes on the northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhou. Putin's spokesman has said there are no scheduled plans for Putin to meet Tillerson on Wednesday, but Russian media have cited unnamed sources as ...
  • Kim Jong-Nam Deceased's body returned to North Korea

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    The travel bans left nine Malaysians stranded in North Korea but after Kim Jong-nam's body was returned to his native country, the group have now been allowed to return home. "If you maintain a relationship with North Korea that includes the presence of many North Koreans in your country, you run certain risks". Pyongyang banned all Malaysians in North Korea from leaving the country until Kim's corpse was repatriated.
  • USA carrier diverts to north Asia amid North Korea tension

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    Tensions remain high on the Korean peninsula as North Korea has conducted four missile launches this year and US officials have said it appears another North Korean underground nuclear test could occur at any time. The move will raise tensions in the region and comes hard on the heels of a USA missile strike on Syria that was widely interpreted as putting Pyongyang on warning over its refusal to abandon its nuclear ambitions.
  • Macron's lead in French election polls shrinks

    Macron's lead in French election polls shrinks

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    The debate may be pivotal. The top two finishers will go to a runoff on May 7. However, polls show his support is wobbly, with many of his potential voters still unconvinced he's the man to run this nuclear-armed country. "The non-candidate president was perhaps not wrong", Noblecourt said. Melenchon would yank France out of NATO, European treaties and global trade pacts.
  • China to Broaden Financial Market Access, Beef Import

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    Mr Trump informed South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn in a Saturday telephone call of his summit discussion with Mr Xi. As the two presidents went into their final lunch there were no specifics though, and in the aftermath of the US missile strike on Syria, all the big questions which bedevil the US China relationship have been kicked down the road for President Trump's visit to China later this year.
  • USA internet privacy law repealed

    USA internet privacy law repealed

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    Internet service providers' ad targeting capabilities have been given a significant boost in the U.S. after congress repealed an Obama-era internet privacy law , allowing them to share customer data with marketers and other third parties without the need for customer consent.
  • Australia Sports Partnership launched (With Images)

    Australia Sports Partnership launched (With Images)

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    Malcolm Turnbull. India and Australia on Monday made a decision to deepen their bilateral defence and security partnership and boost cooperation in maritime safety and security. Australian PM also extended strong support for India's membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. Notwithstanding the frequent metro travel, Modi went in for tokens instead of a smart card, said officials, with the rest of the entourage following suit.
  • British foreign secretary cancels Moscow visit

    British foreign secretary cancels Moscow visit

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    While he did not rule out the future use of military force, he said the U.S. administration was mindful of "the lessons of what went wrong in Libya when you choose that pathway of regime change". President Donald Trump ordered the missile strike after watching television images of infants suffering from chemical weapons injuries. The Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom hit back at that decision on Sunday saying: "It is deplorable that Boris Johnson found himself unfit to stand Western ...
  • A narrow win for US Republicans in first post-Trump election

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    National Republicans showed some concern in the closing days of the race, however. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) and the national political director of the Chamber of Commerce, then cast his vote. In a special election for Montana's lone House seat, a folk singer and Bernie Sanders supporter raised $1.3 million to try to win a seat that a Democrat hasn't held that since 1996.
  • Sweden: Man arrested over terror attack with lorry admits guilt

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    Over the weekend, Swedish police arrested a suspect in the attack-a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan who had reportedly been facing deportation from Sweden. Security services said he had expressed sympathies with extremist organisations, among them Islamic State, but had not viewed him as a militant threat.