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WW3 threat: China's new warship fires deadly missiles off North Korea

WW3 threat: China's new warship fires deadly missiles off North Korea

Noting Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said , "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve", or the USA armed forces in the region. Meanwhile, China made a plea for a return to negotiations. Pence, dressed in a green military jacket, said aboard the hulking USS Ronald Reagan that President Donald Trump's administration would continue to "work diligently" with allies like Japan, China and other global powers to apply economic and diplomatic pressure on ...


Pakistan to welcome United States efforts to improve ties with India

Pakistan to welcome United States efforts to improve ties with India

Underlining that the Nawaz Sharif Government has "turned around" the country's economy, Dar said Pakistan has set an ambitious target of becoming a member of G-20 by 2030. Global agencies are satisfied with the safety of Pakistan's nuclear installations. "Given the countless sacrifices our people have made, and continue to make every day in the fight against terrorism and extremism, it would be fair to say that no one understands and appreciates the desperate need for peace more than ...


General election 2017: Blair warns against Brexit 'blank cheque'

General election 2017: Blair warns against Brexit 'blank cheque'

The cut-and-thrust of electoral politics began in right earnest in the House of Commons on Wednesday after a government motion to hold a mid-term election on June 8 was passed by two-thirds majority, setting the stage for new political alignments.



N Korea threat to nuke Australia

The risk of a nuclear war breaking out is at the highest level since the end of the Cold War, a United Nations report has said amid rising tension between two major nuclear powers - the US and North Korea . Also on Saturday North Korea appeared to take aim at China in a thinly veiled warning of catastrophic consequences to their bilateral relations, as it asked its historic ally not to step up sanctions.


EU Brexit negotiator says PM's snap election 'will not strengthen hand'…

EU Brexit negotiator says PM's snap election 'will not strengthen hand'…

His comments are likely to irritate Mrs May, who has argued that an increased Commons majority would strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks, making it more hard for the opposition parties at home to obstruct her plans. Mrs May could also be ready to ditch promises made in David Cameron's 2015 general election manifesto, such as the commitment to spending 0.7% of national income on foreign aid.


A look at Iran's presidential candidates

A look at Iran's presidential candidates

Iran's Guardian Council says it will give the final list of candidates qualified to run in the forthcoming presidential election to the Interior Ministry in a matter of hours. In recent days, Raisi, who was appointed by Khamenei as the head of a multi-billion-dollar religious foundation previous year, has repeatedly blasted Rouhani's economic performance.