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Hua Chunying, spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry, said she was unaware of a South Korean media report stating that 150,000 Chinese troops had been deployed to the North Korean border after U.S. Although he was upbeat about the exchange, he stressed that the United States was prepared to tackle the North Korean crisis without China's help, if necessary.
  • UK says killings in South Sudan conflict amount to genocide

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    In February, the United Nations declared starvation in some parts of the country. Patel, who met South Sudanese President Kiir on Tuesday, revealed that she told Kiir to stop aid blockage and accused Juba of food as a weapon of war. "African heads of state ... they need to do a lot more and they should not just rely on others in the worldwide community", she protests. "African heads of state.
  • China warns N Korea of sanctions, calls USA to ease tension

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    China's foreign ministry said Wednesday that Xi had urged Trump to use "peaceful means" to resolve tensions in the Korean peninsula, after the United States president sent a carrier-led strike group to the area. The Trump administration deployed an aircraft carrier to the region this week in a show of force that also could expose American weakness. Xi said that China sticks to the target of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and that China is committed to peace and stability of ...
  • Putin meets with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    Putin meets with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

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    U.S. warships deployed to the eastern Mediterranean launched a barrage of 59 Tomahawk missiles against Shayrat Airfield, southeast of the western Syrian city of Homs, on April 7. "Our policy is consistent and it's formulated exclusively on the basis of worldwide law and not under the impact of current opportunistic motives or false choice: 'You are with us or against us, '" Lavrov told Tillerson.
  • Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

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    The attack outside Saint Mark's church in Alexandria on Palm Sunday killed 17 people and was claimed by the Islamic State group. IS said that two suicide bombers carried out the blasts. They comprise almost 10 percent of Egypt's 82 million people. Copts, who make up about one tenth of Egypt's population of more than 92mn, have been targeted several times in recent months.
  • Trump's quick wins on China trade won't wipe out the deficit

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    United States President Donald Trump's grandchildren serenaded Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan with a traditional Chinese folk song and a recital of Chinese poetry during the presidents' first meeting. President Donald Trump's administration is drafting an executive order to investigate the extent to which the unfair dumping and subsidization of certain imports adds to the U.S.
  • Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria

    Political parties stage anti-Zuma protests in Pretoria

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    In an unprecedented show of unity, all but two opposition parties will march on the Union Buildings on Wednesday calling for President Jacob Zuma to be recalled. Thousands gathered under a large tent, while others outside made merry, some performing the high-stepping "toyi toyi" dance as pro-Zuma and anti-apartheid tunes blasted from huge speakers.
  • President Trump says America is 'not going into Syria'

    President Trump says America is 'not going into Syria'

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    Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, told the U.N. Security Council. President Donald Trump ordered the strike, accusing Syria of the chemical attack that killed dozens of people, including children. More than 80 people were killed in what the US has described as a nerve gas attack that Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces undoubtedly carried out.
  • Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria gas attack probe

    Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria gas attack probe

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    But Russia, an ally of Syria, blocked a draft UN Security Council resolution which would require President Assad to provide information about air operations and grant inspectors immediate access to air bases. Earlier in an interview broadcast on Wednesday before the meeting with Tillerson, Putin said mutual trust between Russian Federation and the USA, especially on the military level, had eroded in the first few months of Trump's presidency.