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Vice Minister Han Song Ryol made the comments in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press in Pyongyang on Friday. "The closer large targets approach [North Korea], including the United States nuclear aircraft carrier, the more effective the annihilating strike will be", the General Staff said.
  • North Korea says it 'will go to war' if USA provokes it

    North Korea says it 'will go to war' if USA provokes it

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    On Thursday, the U.S. dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb - a Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) - on Islamic State positions in Afghanistan, a move the Trump administration said was aimed at denying the group's freedom of movement. "Trump is always making provocations with his aggressive words", he said. The adviser also said Mr Pence expected to talk about the "belligerence" of North Korea at stops in Tokyo, Jakarta and in Sydney.
  • Stowaway scorpion stings man on United Airlines flight

    Stowaway scorpion stings man on United Airlines flight

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    Lawyer Thomas Demetrio said that his client had suffered concussion, a broken nose and lost two front teeth in the episode which sparked global outrage as video film went viral. The legislation, expected this spring, is to outline what passengers can expect from airlines in situations such as bumping from overbooked planes or for lost or damaged luggage.
  • Mistaken coalition airstrike in Syria kills 18 US-backed local forces

    Mistaken coalition airstrike in Syria kills 18 US-backed local forces

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    The first incident was December 18, 2015 when a strike hit Iraqi army forces in Fallujah, killing about 25 soldiers. A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle fighter aircraft roars off into the sky over Afghanistan Oct. Army Col. Joe Scrocca, a Baghdad-based spokesman for the coalition. The U.S. military is supporting Syrian Democratic Forces with airstrikes, helicopter gunships and Marine artillery in the battle around Tabqah, which is part of an overall offensive to isolate and then clear ...
  • Chinese experts play down chances of US-North Korea fighting

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    North Korea has warned that a "big event" is near, and USA officials say signs point to a nuclear test that could come as early as this weekend. Tensions are deepening as the U.S. Oh, by the way.Vice President Pence will be in South Korea today. "So no matter what the outside world thinks, I came here to enjoy Black Day". There is a school of thought that Kim will use his nukes if he feels that the United States is about to overthrow the regime.Since he can't hit the United States, he would ...
  • "I said it was obsolete. It's no longer obsolete".

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    Despite Trump's assertion last year, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has been involved in counter-terror activities for years, including commanding International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan from 2003 to 2014. "Instinctively, you would say, 'Isn't that a ridiculous thing, '" he said of the bank he once panned as "featherbedding" and pledged to eliminate. The president also expressed support for the Export-Import Bank, which guarantees loans for US companies.
  • China urges correcting historical injustice to allow Palestinian state

    China urges correcting historical injustice to allow Palestinian state

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    Palestinians must be allowed to build an independent state, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday after meeting Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, who pushed Beijing to do more in the Middle East peace process. Al-Maliki said the two-state solution is the only way to resolve conflict in the region and that establishing the Palestinian state is the "cornerstone of the fight against terrorism".
  • Massive vigil held at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino

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    But most of all, as Karen Smith and Jonathan Martinez are laid to rest, we must first imagine, then act to create, an America in which there are fewer and fewer guns. "In a world where individuals are against one another and taking deadly actions every day, we could all learn a great deal from those with Williams syndrome whose most extraordinary gift is the gift of natural joy and understanding, and their incredible ability to share their joy with everyone they meet".
  • UK: Sarin-like gas used in Syria chemical attack

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    Wicker told the Stennis Press Forum on Tuesday that sarin gas and chemical weapons are both forms of weapons of mass-destruction, the use of which is a "red line" allowing the U.S.to act on its vital national security interests. "That crosses many, many lines, beyond a red line, many, many lines". President Assad appears to be casting doubt on whether an attack on Khan Sheikhun happened at all.
  • Korea army vows 'merciless' response to United States provocation

    Korea army vows 'merciless' response to United States provocation

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    But North Korea does not seem to be backing down, accusing the USA of attacking Syria last week. Tension has risen since the US Navy fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield last week in response to a deadly gas attack, raising concerns about US President Donald Trump's plans for North Korea, which has conducted missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations and unilateral sanctions.
  • 'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 Islamic State militants, Afghanistan officials say

    'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 Islamic State militants, Afghanistan officials say

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    Afghan officials say the largest non-nuclear bomb the U.S. has ever used in combat killed at least 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan , according to the AFP News Agency. Mr Trump has said he will allow the military more freedom, so this may simply be the result. "We have Afghan and U.S. Forces at the site and we see no evidence of civilian casualties nor have there been reports", Gen.
  • Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismisses chemical attack as '100% fabrication'

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    Russian Federation has alleged that the victims were killed by toxic agents released from a rebel chemical arsenal and warned against putting the blame on Damascus until an independent inquiry has been conducted. "I would like to stress that the USA missile attack on the Shayrat air base was actually a provocation", the Russian top diplomat said. Moallem said.