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Iran not living up to 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Iran has so far made no public comments on the latest developments. President Trump warned that Iran is not "living up" to the "spirit" of its global nuclear deal at a press conference on Thursday. Both Iran and Hezbollah are now fighting in support of Syrian President Bashar al Assad's forces. The US has ordered a review of the Iran nuclear deal, although it admits Iran is complying with its commitments.



Two police officers shot in Paris, one killed and one wounded

He said the entire area is on lockdown and a full investigation will be carried out to figure out the motive. French President Francois Hollande said shortly after the attack that authorities were convinced it was "terrorist-related". Police officers frisk a man on the Champs Elysees in Paris after the deadly shooting. Tweeting following the attack, he said his thoughts are with the dead policeman's family and relatives of the wounded officers - adding that a national day of mourning ...


Mike Pence says Trump will attend 3 Asian summits in November

Mike Pence says Trump will attend 3 Asian summits in November

Duterte was asked about a possible visit by Trump to the country after an official said the United States leader had verbally confirmed his attendance to the ASEAN Leaders' Summit in November this year, to be held in Manila. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson adjusts his headphones during a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov following their talks in Moscow, Russia, April 12, 2017.



With eye on North Korea, China puts bombers on 'high alert'

The U.S.is also taking action to deter North Korea. China , a permanent member of the Security Council and one of North Korea's closest allies, had agreed to the statement, according to a Security Council diplomat. But, mindful that this would likely trigger massive retaliation and casualties in South Korea and Japan, U.S. officials say Trump's main focus is on tougher economic sanctions.


Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visiting Moscow

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visiting Moscow

In response to that attack, President Donald Trump ordered a USA military strike against a Syrian air base where the attack is thought to have originated. McMaster also made clear that Trump wants a world-wide response to Assad's action that would include Russian Federation and Iran. "Once Daesh threat has been reduced or eliminated, I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilising the situation in Syria", he said.