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Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis - South Korea envoy

What the rest of the world can only do right now is just wait and watch how things would play out as two "mad men" in Washington and Pyongyang could potentially square off against one another. "It is meant to defend against North Korean missiles", he said. Defense Minister Han Min-koo likewise told the National Assembly's defense committee that the ministry determines that " North Korea has not been able to acquire re-entry technology" following North Korea's announcement that it had ...



Trump defiant, doubting top advisers as White House in turmoil

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller says he accepts the responsibility of being appointed as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 election.



Special counsels serve to overcome conflicts of interest

A date has not been set for the public hearing. Democrats and even some Republicans had always been calling for such an appointment, particularly after President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Trump argued in a statement after the appointment that, "As I have stated many times, a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity".



Ex-FBI boss Mueller named special prosecutor for Russian Federation probe

In a statement released by the White House, Trump said: "As I have stated many times, a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity". Demands intensified from Democrats on Capitol Hill for the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel or prosecutor to oversee the case. Last week, a memo drafted by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was held up by the White House as justification for the firing of ...


New French Government Unveiled, Le Drian Foreign Minister

New French Government Unveiled, Le Drian Foreign Minister

Collomb, a 69-year-old Socialist, has been a long-time mayor of Lyon . Le Drian vowed to promote the country's "key role" in the global community, noting continuity between his previous position and his new diplomatic job. He served as defense minister under the previous president, François Hollande. In addition, Richard Ferrand , secretary general of Macron's La Republique En Marche! The government appointments are part of a delicate balancing act Macron who was elected president on ...


Poll shows third of French satisfied with Philippe nomination

Poll shows third of French satisfied with Philippe nomination

Mr Philippe began his political life as a Socialist activist, before switching sides and serving as Mr Juppe's campaign spokesman during the Republicans party primary. Le Drian, taking over from predecessor Jean-Marc Ayrault on Wednesday, said he sees continuity between his previous position as head of the French defense ministry and his new diplomatic job.