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Pence's new warning to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Pence's new warning to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Pyongyang is seeking to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the USA mainland with a nuclear warhead, and has so far staged five nuclear tests, two of them a year ago. The maneuvers came as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson embarked upon his first Asian trip, landing in Japan on March 15. The visit follows Pence's trip to South Korea, where he warned that the "era of strategic patience is over", referring to the doctrine advocated by Trump's predecessor Barack Obama in dealing ...



Trump signs order curbing foreign workers

Trump's executive order also declares that American projects should be made with American goods. "There is a 99 percent success rate in the program", stated Chugh. The order asks for a review of waivers of these rules in free-trade agreements. The visit also would take him to the congressional district of House Speaker Paul Ryan, who won't be joining the president because he's on a bipartisan congressional trip visiting North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries.



Will death penalty be the death knell for EU-Turkey talks?

The Republican People's Party, or CHP, called for the vote on the referendum to be annulled citing a series of irregularities, particularly an electoral board decision to accept ballots that didn't bear official stamps, as required by Turkish law.


BP Reports Oil Spill in Alaska

BP Reports Oil Spill in Alaska

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation spokeswoman Candice Bressler says the well operated by BP Exploration Alaska Inc., a subsidiary of BP, was successfully controlled overnight. Alaskan and federal officials had identified two leaks spewing methane gas which is linked to climate change. Afterwards, BP must coordinate a cleanup with its internal oil spill response organization and Alaska Clean Seas, a nonprofit that specializes in oil spill response.


British PM Calls For Early Election To Strengthen Brexit Hand

British PM Calls For Early Election To Strengthen Brexit Hand

Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Opposition, welcomed May's decision to hold the snap election. However, she became prime minister in the post-Brexit reshaping of the government through an internal party selection process, rather than a public vote.


Japan backs tougher U.S. stance on North Korea

Japan backs tougher U.S. stance on North Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence reiterated his country's commitment to the security of Japan on Tuesday, as North Korea intensified concerns over its weapons programme with a vow to launch missile tests "every week". "We are with you 100 percent", he said. Trump has said that the United States and its allies will go it alone in the battle with North Korea if China's unwilling or unable to provide additional leverage.