US VP Pence Says Seeks Fairer Trade With Indonesia

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier is undergoing scheduled maintenance at its home port. The Trump team has signaled it intends to chart a new path when it comes to dealing with North Korea, though analysts say there aren't too many new options to try.

President Rouhani Reiterates Iran's Non-Stop Military Growth

President Rouhani Reiterates Iran's Non-Stop Military Growth

In March 2016, he was appointed by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to head Astan Qods Razavi, a charitable foundation overseeing the Imam Reza shrine, as well as a huge business conglomerate with interests in everything from IT and banking to construction and agriculture.

UK's Labour vows to take on 'cosy cartel' that protects wealthy

But Mr Corbyn insisted that he would not do a deal with Nicola Sturgeon's party to forge a so-called " progressive alliance ", as the SNP was not a progressive party. But he added: "I can't countenance endorsing him for a role which I think even he, though he may say differently in front of the cameras, does not think he is fit to carry out".

USS Carl Vinson carrier group expected off Korea at end of April

The strike group has been conducting drills with the Australian navy in recent days, the official said. A series of glitches meant that the USS Carl Vinson and four other warships were actually sailing in the opposite direction when officials announced it was surging towards the West Pacific, The New York Times has revealed.

Syria moves warplanes to safety of Russian base

The US missile-strike came in response to a sarin nerve gas attack Syrian President Bashar al-Assad launched from Sharat air base, killing approximately 70 civilians. Israel closely monitors the civil war in Syria, a northern neighbour. Dan Kaszeta, a United Kingdom -based chemical weapons expert, said the Israeli estimate appeared to be conservative, but nonetheless was enough to be highly lethal.

Korea nuclear test most likely to come next week

Korea nuclear test most likely to come next week

But after a brief but bracing war scare, national security adviser H.R. McMaster and Defense Secretary James N. Mattis swooped in to moderate the commander in chief. deforested stretch of North Korea from a lookout post in the hillside. The U.S. has also never come through with threats of military intervention. Bold words indeed -"nuclear pre-emptive strike"- from a very senior government official.