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US decision to move a Navy strike group toward the Korean peninsula is a "prudent" reaction to a pattern of provocative behavior from North Korea, White House national security adviser H.R. Moscow and Washington have traded barbs over last week's chemical attack, which killed 89 people, and prompted the USA to carry out its first strike against the Syrian regime in the six-year conflict, taking out aircraft and infrastructure at a Syrian military air base.
  • London attack: Khalid Masood's wife condemns his actions

    London attack: Khalid Masood's wife condemns his actions

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    Masood's mother expressed her condolences to the families of victims in a seperate statement. She was on her way to collect her children from school. "I am saddened and shocked by what Khalid has done. United Kingdom police on Monday said they had not found any evidence linking Masood to terrorist organizations, such as IS or al-Qaeda. Westminster attacker Khalid Masood died from a single gunshot wound to the chest, an inquest has heard.
  • Spanish police detain Leicester fans ahead of Atletico match

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    Some fans are upset they are moving from their southern home to the north of the city but it will give their final Champions League nights at the stadium a special edge. It was deja vu for Leicester after another dubious penalty at the Vicente Calderon helped knock them out of the UEFA Cup in 1997. The penalty came after Griezmann was clipped by Leicester defender Marc Albrighton after making a long run down the left flank.
  • US Official Says Assad Must Go as Syria's Leader

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson seemed to take a more patient stance in regard to Assad, saying on Saturday that Washington's first priority is the defeat of Islamic State. According to Al Arabiya , Iran has condemned the USA missile strike on Syria , saying the "unilateral action is unsafe, destructive and violates the principles of worldwide law".
  • Global Geo-political Series Japanese ships join USA armada to Korean Peninsula

    Global Geo-political Series Japanese ships join USA armada to Korean Peninsula

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    President Trump later blasted the comments on Twitter - saying the communist country was "looking for trouble" and that the USA would "solve the problem" with or without China's help. North Korean state media warned on Tuesday of a nuclear attack on the US in light of US Navy operations. The South's prime minister and acting president warned of a "grave provocation" by the North to coincide with other anniversaries, including the army's founding day on April 25.
  • Spicer apologizes for Hitler comment

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    The comments came a day after Spicer said during a White House briefing with reporters that "someone as despicable as Hitler. didn't even sink to using chemical weapons ". Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former USA president Bill Clinton and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, was among those who criticised Mr Spicer on social media.
  • Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria chemical weapons attack

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    Though President Donald Trump has spoken with Putin by phone, the meeting was believed to be the first between Putin and a top member of Trump's administration since the new American president took office in January. "We have seen very alarming actions recently with an unlawful attack against Syria", Lavrov said, referring to the 59 Tomahawk missiles Trump launched at an air base to punish Assad for using chemical weapons.
  • Cathay Pacific reshuffles top leadership after annual loss

    Cathay Pacific reshuffles top leadership after annual loss

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    Hogg takes over as CEO at a time when the airline is undergoing a major overhaul of its business after reporting a loss of HK$575 million past year. Though that may involve ceding greater control to the state-owned flag carrier, without such a move the future "will be very hard for Cathay".
  • Vladimir Putin met with Rex Tillerson in Moscow

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    Putin has publicly raised doubts about whether Assad was responsible for the strike, which killed dozens, and even suggested the US might fake a subsequent gas attack and blame it on the Syrian leader. "It seems the Trump's administration is using the attack as a gambit to see if it can get concessions out of Russian Federation, but the entire affair is a dubious proposition on the basis of 59 cruise missiles", Kofman said.
  • Iran's Ahmadinejad Defends Decision To Run

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    Ahmadinejad's decision shocked Iran as Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei offered a thinly veiled warning in September that his candidacy would be a "polarized situation" that would be "harmful for the county". In the first day of registration for the next presidential election in Iran, 126 people put their names at the list of candidates in Interior Ministry on Tuesday, IRNA news agency reported .
  • Troops kill militant blamed for beheadings of Canadians in 2016

    Troops kill militant blamed for beheadings of Canadians in 2016

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    The United States and the Philippines both list Abu Sayyaf as a terrorist organization for bombings, kidnappings for ransom and beheadings. Some Abu Sayyaf commanders have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. As the government moved to contain the fallout on the lucrative tourism industry, the military said it would repel similar incursions. Officials said the fighting erupted in the village of Ilaya in Inabanga town where civilians reported to the police the presence of Abu Sayyaf ...