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The president's statement reflected that he was drifting away from his campaign promises of establishing better ties with Russian Federation. Only weeks ago, it appeared that Donald Trump, who lavishly praised Russian President Vladimir Putin throughout the election campaign, was poised for a potentially historic rapprochement with Russia.
  • U.S. vows to do more in Syria 'if needed'

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    LONDON, United Kingdom -UK foreign Minister Boris Johnson has cancelled a planned visit to Moscow in the wake of the developments in Syria where the Syrian regime stands accused of carrying out a chemical weapons attack against its own population in the northwestern rebel-held city of Idlib, killing 89 people, including children last week.
  • Islamic State insults Donald Trump

    Islamic State insults Donald Trump

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    The incident happened during the operation to retake the city from IS militants, the ministry of defence said. On Tuesday, the Islamic State's spokesman Abi al-Hassan al-Muhajer released the group's first official statement about the usa president, Reuters reports .
  • State paper says China would protect a denuclearized North Korea

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    The phone call, reported by China's state broadcaster, CCTV, came hours after Trump cautioned Beijing in a Twitter message and a television interview that it needed to help Washington rein in North Korea, a Chinese ally. North Korean state media warned on Tuesday of a nuclear attack on the U.S. at any sign of American aggression. Pyongyang has so far staged five nuclear tests, two of them previous year, and analysis of satellite imagery suggests it could be preparing for a sixth.
  • Boko Haram plans to attack British and USA embassies thwarted

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    The UN Children's Fund ( UNICEF ) said on Wednesday that the number of children used in suicide attacks, by suspected Boko Haram terrorists, had surged to 27 in the first quarter of 2017. "For purposes of operational security, we do not comment on our security posture", State Department spokesman Mark Toner said in Washington. "Society's rejection of these children, and their sense of isolation and desperation, could be making them more vulnerable to promises of martyrdom through ...
  • Montenegro's NATO membership important for keeping Russia at bay - McCain

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    During a joint press conference Wednesday afternoon with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Trump said his comments led the alliance to make changes that satisfied his concerns. "This has built for a long period of time, but we'll see what happens". Later, Trump said he asked Stoltenberg to look into collecting back-dues from countries, something that Stoltenberg did not verbally agree to do.
  • Still No Proof: Russia's Top Diplomat Demands Probe Into Syrian Chemical Attack

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    Given the frosty relations between Russian Federation and America, there was some doubt as to whether or not Mr Putin would meet Mr Tillerson during his visit to the Kremlin. The world's two leading superpowers "cannot" have such a poor relationship, he insisted. And as the men entered a day of tense talks, Mr Putin admitted that relations between Washington and Moscow have worsened in the three months that Mr Trump has been in office.
  • China reportedly sent 150000 troops to North Korea's border

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    North Korea marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of the state founder Kim Il Sung on Saturday and in 2012 launched a long-range rocket carrying a satellite to mark the date. No one has spoken of shooting down a North Korean missile unless it directly threatens the USA or its allies in East Asia. North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un guides the Korean People's Army Tank Crews' Competition 2017 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang.
  • South Korea raises 2017 growth outlook amid trade fears

    South Korea raises 2017 growth outlook amid trade fears

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    Lee Ju-yeol speaks at a press conference in Seoul, Thursday. In its quarterly revision of economic forecasts, the BOK raised its GDP growth forecast for this year to 2.6 percent from 2.5 percent previously announced. Federal Reserve. The revised outlook would have been much higher, the BOK said later, had it not been for China taking retaliatory measures against the deployment of a US anti-missile radar system in South Korea, which would slice 0.2 percentage points from GDP growth.
  • Trump gave Syria attack order 'during dessert' with Xi Jinping

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    Trump didn't realize his mistake until Fox Business' Maria Bartiromo corrected him. On the cake: "I was sitting at the table". Just five days after taking office, over dinner with his newly installed secretary of defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, President Trump was presented with the first of what will be many life-or-death decisions...