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Kim said "with pride" that the Pukguksong-2 was a "very accurate" missile and a "successful strategic weapon", KCNA said, adding he "approved the deployment of this weapon system for action". Its state media, meanwhile, have stepped up their calls for even more missile launches because of what the government says is an increasingly hostile policy from President Trump.
  • Duterte asks Putin for 'soft loan' for arms

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    President Donald Trump repeatedly addressed the possibility of a US nuclear attack on North Korea in a private call last month with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte , according to a transcript of the call obtained by The Intercept .
  • President Trump arrives at the Vatican for meeting with Pope Francis

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    Trump told his host as he left: "Thank you". But the two men appeared on good terms Wednesday, including during a traditional gift exchange. Francis gave Trump copies of the three major texts he has published as pope, including one on the environment which urges the industrialised world to curb carbon emissions or risk catastrophic consequences for the planet.
  • Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

    Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

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    Marco Rubio said Tuesday he is not optimistic that a major peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians is near, despite recent comments made by President Donald Trump . British Prime Minister Theresa May was more obliging when she took his hand down a slope during her official visit to the White House in January. "This visit has been quite high on performance and symbolism and quite low on substance", Tareq Baconi, a policy adviser for Al-Shabaka, The Palestinian Policy Network, ...
  • Watch Game 5 Of The NBA Playoffs Online

    Watch Game 5 Of The NBA Playoffs Online

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    Thomas, who told Bradley before the game that Bradley would have a big night, scored eight straight in the fourth quarter to finish with 18 points. Isaiah Thomas was only 5-13, with 18 points, but it didn't matter for Boston . Isaiah Thomas failed to score 20 points for a third straight game, and he'll need to put up points in order for the Celtics to keep pace on the road.
  • Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

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    Their discussion was private, but after their meeting Francis handed him his book on the importance of protecting the environment and holding man largely responsible for climate change . Trump and first lady Melania Trump had been scheduled to have private tour of the Sistine Chapel before the meeting. He later flew to Brussels where he was to meet Belgium's king and prime minister on Wednesday evening before a day of meetings with European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ...
  • Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East

    Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East

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    Meetings between Trump and Netanyahu concluded on Monday with Trump promising to help broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, but gave little indication of how he could revive negotiations that collapsed in 2014. A screen on the official White House website previewing upcoming statements by Trump and Netanyahu noted the location as " Jerusalem , Israel". But people familiar with Trump's plans said officials might offer a subtler gesture to recognize Israel's strong feelings about ...
  • Melania slaps away President Trump's hand in Israel

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    One user said: "Melania declines to hold hands with Trump in Israel". The last time Donald and Melania Trump were analyzed for their hand-holding ritual was a few months ago when the two arrived in Florida on their way to Mar-a-Lago. Haaretz reports there were a number of awkward moments involving the USA president after he got off the plane. "She was really concerned that Spicer was not doing a good job, that they were not proactive in defending the president", an outside adviser told ...
  • Rouhani takes on Trump

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    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday stability could not be achieved in the Middle East without Tehran's help, responding to criticism of the Islamic Republic from US President Donald Trump who is visiting the region. Iran has vehemently denied supplying terrorist organizations with weapons or in any way supporting terrorism or its ideology. This didn't happen, in part was because Iran's biggest trade deals were created to benefit state-controlled industries and firms ...