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Pence to Focus on Trade With Japan

Pence to Focus on Trade With Japan

Mr Pence arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday fresh from a pilgrimage to the Demilitarised Zone dividing the Korean Peninsula, where he pledged to bring Pyongyang to heel and stabilise the region "by whatever means are necessary". The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly on the results of the policy review and requested anonymity. North Korea said it is ready to respond to aggression from the United States, amid the deployment of an American nuclear aircraft carrier in waters close to the ...


China calls for calm on Korean Peninsula

China calls for calm on Korean Peninsula

Earlier, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe described his conversation with Trump as a "thorough exchange of views". North Korea asserts that it fears nothing and will obliterate the USA and its allies with its " treasured nuclear sword ", yet the reality is that Pyongyang is deeply concerned that it may one day cease to exist, that it will be destroyed by the US and its strategic partners.


Arsenal beat Manchester City in FA Cup second semifinal

Arsenal beat Manchester City in FA Cup second semifinal

Arsene Wenger has described Alexis Sanchez as an "animal" after his victor against Manchester City sent Arsenal through to the FA Cup final - and promised that the Chile striker will remain at the club next season. "People can question my decision but not my loyalty and commitment to the club", he said . We have a very strong overall situation and a very strong team.


Gloves off in French election as Le Pen aide slams Macron

Gloves off in French election as Le Pen aide slams Macron

Le Pen hailed a "historic vote" in front of her supporters, adding: "The first stage has been passed". Conservative Francois Fillon was on 19.94 percent, left-winger Jean-Luc Melenchon on 19.54 percent and Socialist Benoit Hamon on 6.36 percent.


French elections: Macron and Le Pen tipped for second round runoff

French elections: Macron and Le Pen tipped for second round runoff

The two will now face a run-off to determine who will be president on May 7. 'For months and again today I've heard the doubts, the anger and the fears of the French people. French presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections. Le Pen took the stage Sunday night, with a France-first message, and said she would "liberate the French people" and fight against the "wild type of globalization" that would include "no ...



Macron, Le Pen To Face Off In Final Round

Proclaiming that "the left is not dead", he also urged supporters to back Macron. Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon , who was far behind in Sunday's results, quickly conceded defeat. Voter turnout was 69.42 percent, according to the French interior ministry, one point below turnout at the same time in 2012. President Francois Hollande, who decided in December not to seek re-election after a tumultuous five-year term in which he failed to turn around a moribund economy, cast ...