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North Korea`s new missile has unprecedented range

North Korea`s new missile has unprecedented range

In the statement on Monday, the UN Security Council stressed on the importance of North Korea "immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action". South Korea's Defense Ministry said more analysis was needed to verify the North's claim on the rocket's technological features. Some outside analysts believe the Hwasong-12 missile, if proven in further tests, could help North Korea achieve its goal of developing missiles with nuclear warheads capable of ...



USA court blocks Trumps 'Muslim ban' for the second time

A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban , saying it "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination". It would take five votes to stay the decision. Further, the appeals court found that while the president of the United States has broad powers related to entry to the country, those powers are not absolute.



McMaster isn't fazed by Jared Kushner 'back-channel' reports

President Donald Trump is actively discussing major changes in the White House , including having lawyers vet his tweets and shaking up his top staff, as he grapples with the fallout from probes into his campaign's dealings with Russian Federation, according to several senior administration officials and outside advisers.


That awkward moment when Donald Trump pushes Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

That awkward moment when Donald Trump pushes Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

To the White House, Trump's first trip overseas was an embodiment of the promises he made as a candidate to put America's interests first and break through the guardrails that have long defined USA foreign policy. Trump also held talks with new French President Emmanuel Macron , with the pair appearing to engage in a brief yet weird battle to see who could shake hands the hardest.



Trump angry at NATO allies for not spending enough on defense

But to European leaders, Trump's words fell far short of an explicit affirmation of NATO's Article 5 clause, the "one-for-all, all-for-one" principle that has been the foundation of the alliance since its establishment 68 years ago, after World War II.


Philippines says its ready to hold talks with the Maute group

Philippines says its ready to hold talks with the Maute group

Fighting between government forces and the Maute group, an Islamist militant organization based in Mindanao, began Tuesday afternoon in Marawi , a city of about 200,000 people. "We want to finish this problem as soon as possible". The Philippine military has said foreign militant fighters including Malaysians, Indonesians and Singaporeans are involved in the clashes, joining what the government says is a bid "to establish an Islamic state (in Mindanao)".