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Japan renews territorial claim to Dokdo in new diplomatic paper

Japan renews territorial claim to Dokdo in new diplomatic paper

The Foreign Ministry summoned Hideo Suzuki, a minister at the Japanese Embassy in Seoul, to deliver the protest over the claim reiterated by its Japanese counterpart in its annual "Diplomatic Bluebook" released the same day. South Korea has stationed security personnel there and constructed lodgings, a monitoring facility, a lighthouse, and port and docking facilities. South Koreans see Japan's territorial claims to the islets as a sign that the former colonial ruler still fails to repent ...



Trump Slams 'Fake News' Polls While Praising Them For 'Very Positive Info'

Forty percent said they approve of the president's handling of foreign policy and 44 percent said they approve of his handling of the economy. Gallup's historical presidential approval numbers showed most presidents were near the height of their popularity in the beginning of their first terms.


UK Labour Leader Corbyn Says Could Suspend Syria Air Strikes

UK Labour Leader Corbyn Says Could Suspend Syria Air Strikes

Jeremy Corbyn hit back at Tony Blair after the former Labour prime minister advised voters to consider backing Conservative or Liberal Democrat candidates in June's general election, if they promise to have an open mind about the terms of the final Brexit deal.



Xi calls Trump, seeks restraint on North Korea

China " hopes that all relevant sides exercise restraint, and avoid doing anything to worsen the tense situation on the peninsula ", the statement paraphrased Xi as saying. Kim Sang Duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. Trump also spoke by telephone with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.



Iran not living up to 'spirit' of nuclear deal, says Donald Trump

On Tuesday the administration notified Congress that Iran was continuing to comply with the terms of the deal , a notice that must be given every 90 days. On Iran, Trump and his top officials have been walking a narrow line as they seek to show an aggressive stance. He described the 2015 nuclear deal as "not clear" in his recent interview.