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'The sword stands ready': US Vice President Mike Pence warns North Korea

'The sword stands ready': US Vice President Mike Pence warns North Korea

If they were, North Korea wouldn't have been able to conduct over the years five nuclear tests and a series of ballistic missile tests. "If the U.S. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Tuesday that China conducts "normal business interactions" with its neighbor North Korea, but adheres to the United Nations sanctions.



Trump's first 100 days: a chaotic discovery of power

Sometimes Trump's policy announcements get less attention than his tweets, often written in the early morning hours. President Donald Trump on Thursday reflected on his first 100 days in office with a wistful look at his life before the White House.


European Union leaders to discuss Brexit without UK

European Union leaders to discuss Brexit without UK

Britain was not invited to the special summit of 27 European Union nations, where the leaders finalized the guidelines for two years of what are set to be grueling divorce talks. In a letter to fellow EU Council members ahead of their Brussels summit, Mr Tusk wrote: "Before discussing our future, we must first sort out our past.


EU Votes Unanimously on Brexit Guidelines

EU Votes Unanimously on Brexit Guidelines

Speaking to reporters ahead of talks today, Tusk said: "We need to remain united as EU-27". "It is only then that we will be able to conclude the negotiations which means that our unity is also in the UK's interest", he said. The call for a united front comes hot on the heels of a war of words between May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who said Britain should not have "illusions" about the talks.


North Korea Threatens to Sink USS Carl Vinson

North Korea Threatens to Sink USS Carl Vinson

Pacific Command. Some experts believe South Korea will eventually need more THAAD systems to cover a broader part of its territory if it wants to counter recent efforts by the North to beef up its arsenal of solid-fuel midrange missiles that can be fired from mobile launchers and submarines.


Ivanka Trump Denies Merkel Using Her to Get Close to Her Father

Ivanka Trump Denies Merkel Using Her to Get Close to Her Father

According to a senior administration official, Trump recently pitched the idea to World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, who then discussed it with other leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Asked whether she represented the president, the American people or her business, Ivanka Trump replied: "Well, certainly not the latter, and I am rather unfamiliar with this role as it is quite new to me, too".