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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson canceled a planned trip to Russian Federation because of fast-moving events in Syria. "It's important that we keep our priorities straight", said Tillerson. In Florida with the president, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said additional economic sanctions on Syria were being prepared. Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people last week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory USA missile strike on a ...
  • North Korea preparing for nuclear test, suggest satellite images

    North Korea preparing for nuclear test, suggest satellite images

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    The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier coming into Busan port while participating in South Korea-US military exercises, March 15. United States officials said Trump was considering tougher sanctions that could possibly include an oil embargo, banning North Korea's airline, intercepting cargo ships, and punishing Chinese banks doing business with Pyongyang.
  • U.S. and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

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    He says both countries have agreed that their lines of communications must stay open. And they've been suggesting that this use of chemical weapons is more of a provocation to justify further USA strikes. "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this sort of relationship". The U.S. also accused Russian Federation of mounting a disinformation campaign aimed at exonerating Assad from blame for the attack.
  • Japan PM: NKorea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

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    The North Korean US-based monitoring service 38 North has said the country's nuclear site is "primed and ready" for a sixth nuclear test. His warning came amid looming concern about another missile or nuclear test by the communist country, reported Nikkei Asian Review.
  • Kulbushan Jadhav case: Pakistan top Generals say no compromise will be made

    Kulbushan Jadhav case: Pakistan top Generals say no compromise will be made

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    The 201 conference held at the General Headquarters (GHQ) was presided over by Army Chief General Qamar Bajwa, who was briefed about progress in the Indian spy's case. The Pakistan Army had also released a "confessional video" of Jadhav after his arrest. Amid spiralling Indo-Pak tensions over the death sentence handed down by Pakistan to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, the United Nations on Thursday underlined the need for the two countries to engage in dialogue.
  • Donald Trump's National Security Advisor to visit Afghanistan

    Donald Trump's National Security Advisor to visit Afghanistan

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    Stoltenberg welcomed the "very strong commitment of the United States to the security of Europe", but also noted that the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Afghanistan "is a major contribution to the fight against worldwide terrorism" and said all North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies are part of the global coalition to counter Islamic State.
  • Truck attack suspect admits to terror crime

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    Some reports suggested the suspect was a father of four who had previously posted jihadist propaganda on his Facebook page and had images of people injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon in April 2013. On Saturday, the police chief, Dan Eliasson, said: "We have found something in the truck in the driver's compartment, a technical device that should not be there".
  • Dao goes to court; wants United to save video, records from plane

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    United has now offered Dao a honest apology-Munoz said Wednesday morning that he felt "shame" over the incident-and one suspects they will soon be offering him a lot of money too. "I share all of those sentiments", Munoz said in a statement Tuesday. Nearly 24 hours later, after global condemnation of the airline's behavior had time to sink in, Munoz struck a far more contrite tone.
  • Russian Federation relations may be at their worst, says Donald Trump

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    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson struck a similar tone in his two-hour meeting with Putin on Wednesday in Moscow , stating that the two nations had reached a "low point" in their relations. "Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all", Trump said at a White House press conference with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.
  • Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic elected president

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    Some 6.7 million people were eligible to vote in Serbia, RIA reported, adding that those voters include people living overseas and in Kosovo and Metohija, with OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) representatives having monitored the election process in the region.
  • Vimy Ridge: Royals to commemorate defining WW1 battle

    Vimy Ridge: Royals to commemorate defining WW1 battle

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    The battle claimed the lives of more than 3,500 Canadian soldiers and wounded 7,000 others - among them, about 400 from Saskatchewan - as they fought German forces in the Nord-Pas-De-Calais region of France between April 9 and 12, 1917. At one point, more than half of all Canadian physicians served overseas to help support the war effort. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , left, takes a selfie with military personnel following the Poppy of Peace Ceremony in Arras, France on Sunday, ...