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In Afghanistan, Donald Trump has bowed to the advice of his generals

In Afghanistan, Donald Trump has bowed to the advice of his generals

Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi held a telephone conversation Wednesday with U.S. State of Secretary Rex Tillerson on China-U.S. relations and the Afghanistan issue. The President authorized more troops and declared that the U.S. will avoid nation building, concentrating instead on empowering the Afghans to fight their own battles.



Schumacher's son to demonstrate '94 title-winning auto at Spa

It unfortunately happened in the race weekend, and it kept me out of the auto. Schumacher won seven times at Spa in his career and also claimed his final championship at the circuit in 2004. Kehm said it was not possible to use the race-winning 1992 Benetton due to mechanical and insurance issues, reported BBC . The demonstration run will also come days after the private Michael Schumacher collection at Motoworld Cologne has been unveiled to the press on Thursday.


Lone uncovered USA county gets insurer for health exchange

Lone uncovered USA county gets insurer for health exchange

Although insurers could still defect in the next month, before they must sign federal contracts to sell ACA coverage for the coming year, the move by CareSource to sell marketplace health plans in Paulding County, on the western edge of OH, appears to end a recent scrambleby officials in seven states to persuade insurance companies to participate in a total of 81 counties.


Russian Federation warns against new sanctions on North Korea

Russian Federation warns against new sanctions on North Korea

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters at a regular briefing that China opposes unilateral sanctions and "the long-arm jurisdiction taken" by the U.S. statements about a desire to stabilize bilateral ties sound particularly unconvincing". The announcement on Tuesday by the US Treasury came a day after the US and South Korea began their annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military drills, with DPRK threatening a "merciless strike" ahead of the drills.


3 cops in Kian slay invoke right to silence

3 cops in Kian slay invoke right to silence

In the week since Delos Santos was killed, Filipinos have taken to the streets in greater numbers than ever before to demand justice for what they say is an unjustified killing. "Hindi naman performance of duty iyung ganoon e", the President said during the inauguration of the Solar Philippine factory in Sto. "You are not allowed to shoot a person who is kneeling down, begging for his life, that is murder", Duterte said.



Should India Fight America's War in Afghanistan ?

State Councillor Yang Jiechis remarks came two days after US President Donald Trump sternly warned Pakistan against providing safe heavens to militants. What does Trump's Afghan strategy mean for Pakistan? This would boost present numbers by around a third, although it would leave the American presence far short of its peak of 100,000 in 2010-11.