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China Fires Off Missile In Possible 'Warning' To US, South Korea

China Fires Off Missile In Possible 'Warning' To US, South Korea

The timing of the announcement coincides with the election of South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in and comes amid a continued dispute between Beijing and Washington over the deployment of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system on South Korean soil.


Korea's KN-17 Ballistic Missile Launch Fails

Korea's KN-17 Ballistic Missile Launch Fails

And I will tell you, a man that I've gotten to like and respect, the president of China, President Xi, I believe, has been putting pressure on him also. Speaking after the meeting, North Korea's deputy ambassador to the United Nations said the country's nuclear weapons would never be part of political bargains and economic deals.



Syria fighting eases as Russian deal comes into effect

The United States and Russian Federation will resume an airspace deconfliction agreement aimed at avoiding mid-air collisions, Reuters reported Saturday. The Syrian government is backed by Russian Federation and Iran and has gained the military upper hand in the six-year conflict. However, Brig. Gen.


Korea 'litmus test' of US-China relations: Snyder

Korea 'litmus test' of US-China relations: Snyder

Pompeo's visit to South Korea included "detailed security discussions" with Seoul intelligence officials and a visit to an island near the border with the North, according to the US military command in Korea. The chemical attack was due to be carried out during a public parade. "However, this course of action imposes on China higher risks than the country has been willing to take so far".


White House connects Comey firing, 'conclusion' of Russian Federation probe

White House connects Comey firing, 'conclusion' of Russian Federation probe

You know that; I know that; everybody knows that. Rosenstein, who recommended Comey's firing in a letter to President Trump Tuesday , had a private meeting with Sens. He told aides there was "something wrong with" Comey, the Times reported . May 9, 2017 - In a shocking move, Trump fires Comey. She contended that Comey "took a stick of dynamite" and threw it into the Justice Department by "going around" the chain of command in announcing his initial decision about Hillary ...


Invitation to Duterte draws flak

Invitation to Duterte draws flak

The White House defended the invitation as Trump tries to build support in Asia to rein in North Korea, but on Monday, Duterte told The New York Times that he had a busy schedule and "cannot make any definite promise". "I am tied up", he said . Abella's remarks reflect the friendlier attitude Duterte has taken with Trump versus the antagonistic stance he had toward President Barack Obama, who he once asked to " go to hell " for criticizing the Philippine leader's bloody anti-drug ...