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Israel not to engage in talks with Palestinians on hunger strike: Minister

Israel not to engage in talks with Palestinians on hunger strike: Minister

Men play the role of jailed Palestinians and Israeli soldiers during a rally in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, in Gaza City April 17, 2017. Barghouti (57) is a former senior official in Fatah, the political movement of the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, and is a popular figure in Palestinian society.


North Korea Detains American Citizen In Pyongyang

North Korea Detains American Citizen In Pyongyang

At the meeting, army Gen. Pak Yong Sik, North Korea's minister of defense, reiterated Pyongyang's claim that the country is ready to use pre-emptive strikes or any other measures it deems necessary to defend itself against the "U.S. For example, North Korea freed three USA citizens during visits by former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter in 2009 and 2010, respectively. KUHN: The U.S.


Will US Launch Preemptive Strike Against North Korea?

Will US Launch Preemptive Strike Against North Korea?

It wasn't immediately clear what kind of missile was test-fired from the east coast city of Sinpo. Tensions have escalated on the Korean Peninsula, as this Saturday marks the anniversary of the birth of the nation's founder - Kim il-Sung, grandfather of the current leader, Kim Jong-un.


USA war games all set before Duterte's trips to China, Russia

USA war games all set before Duterte's trips to China, Russia

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) has invited military forces from several other nations to be part of the global observers. "Preliminary work on community infrastructure projects began mid-April", it added. The annual military exercises dubbed Balikatan is set to begin in May this year, ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte's trips to controversial allies China and Russian Federation.


North Korea, planning to sink an American aircraft carrier at any moment

North Korea, planning to sink an American aircraft carrier at any moment

It denies that it provides any such support to the Taliban, which ruled Afghanistan until the US-led invasion in 2001, but has said it maintains ties with Taliban officials to push for peace negotiations. In a phone conversation with president Trump, Chinese president Xi Jinping urged all parties to avoid any measures that might heighten tensions on the Korean peninsula, according to Chinese state media's CCTV .


Hollande calls on French to back Macron, prevent Le Pen risk

Hollande calls on French to back Macron, prevent Le Pen risk

Final results from the election's first round show that Macron got almost 1 million more votes than Le Pen , with both advancing to the May 7 runoff. Opponents still dismiss him as deliberately vague, with Le Pen landing a blow during a televised debate in March when she attacked him for waffling.