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US working with allies on N.Korea: Pence

US working with allies on N.Korea: Pence

Pence said at a joint news conference with Jokowi that the USA wants to strengthen its strategic partnership with Indonesia. "They don't want to see chaos in North Korea but they also are not fans of a unified Korean peninsula because what they don't want to see is US military force on their border in a unified Korea", Townsend said.


Pence praises Indonesia's moderate form of Islam

Pence praises Indonesia's moderate form of Islam

But analysts say Pence's Muslim outreach in Indonesia, while welcomed, will likely not be enough to assuage fears that the Trump administration is anti-Islam. Although Mattis did not identify the type of missile, he said it was not of intercontinental range, meaning it could not reach United States territory.


One person remains in custody in wake of Westminster attack

One person remains in custody in wake of Westminster attack

BIRMINGHAM, England Before he killed at least four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. A white Ford Ka, a silver BMW estate auto and a red Renault Kangoo were recovered from the scene on Friday afternoon (24 March), shortly after police officers emerged from the property carrying a plastic box.



Jeremy Corbyn asks the country not to count out a Labour victory

In a statement, however, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn greeted the announcement with optimism. A female prime minister calls an election when the Opposition is divided, squabbling over policies and led by an unpopular socialist who's prompted some lawmakers to jump ship.


China Warns of War Risk as Trump Rattles Saber at North Korea

China Warns of War Risk as Trump Rattles Saber at North Korea

Japan's Foreign Ministry and the Prime Minister's office released nearly identical statements late Sunday, citing the US announcement about North Korea's failed ballistic missile launch from its east coast. Pence will discuss the US response when he visits South Korea and Japan as part of his Asian tour. The North Koreans use Sinpo shipyard for their submarine activity, and United States satellites have observed increased activity there in April, a U.S.


Spanish leader to testify in party-related corruption trial

Spanish leader to testify in party-related corruption trial

The daily "El Pais" newspaper, however, has reported that the public prosecutor considered testimony from Rajoy to be irrelevant to the case. The only comparable events since Spain's transition to democracy following dictator Francisco Franco's 1975 death, he added, were the court appearances of two former prime ministers.