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ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel Played Negative Role Fueling Conflict in Syria: Analyst

ISRAEL POLITICS: Israel Played Negative Role Fueling Conflict in Syria: Analyst

“The Israelis do not want peaceful solution. They are using pretext to destroy Hezbollah and bomb ammunition depot,” Rustem Safronov says.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Test-Fired New Ballistic Missile

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Test-Fired New Ballistic Missile

“North Korea disrespected the wishes of China & its highly respected President when it launched, though unsuccessfully missile today. Bad!,” Trump said.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Wants South Korea to Pay $1bn THAAD Bill, Seoul Says No

USA POLITICS: Trump Wants South Korea to Pay $1bn THAAD Bill, Seoul Says No

“I informed South Korea it would be appropriate if they paid. It’s a billion dollar system,” said U.S. President Donald Trump.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Assad Negotiating With Russia to Buy Russian Missile Defense Systems to Help Defend Against Israeli, American Aggression

SYRIA POLITICS: Assad Negotiating With Russia to Buy Russian Missile Defense Systems to Help Defend Against Israeli, American Aggression

“It’s natural we should have such systems,” said Assad. “Israel has been committing aggressions on the Arab states surrounding it since its creation in 1948.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ADF Warns Australia Needs to Defend Itself From Ballistic Missile Attack

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ADF Warns Australia Needs to Defend Itself From Ballistic Missile Attack

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has told radio station 3AW the Government is taking the threat posed by North Korea “very, very seriously”.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Seeks ASEAN’s Help to Avert ‘Nuclear Holocaust’ as Trump Warns of ‘Major Conflict’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Seeks ASEAN’s Help to Avert ‘Nuclear Holocaust’ as Trump Warns of ‘Major Conflict’

“There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely,” Trump told Reuters. “We’d love to solve things diplomatically but it’s very difficult.”

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YEMEN POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Uses Money to Silence World Over Yemen War: Analyst

YEMEN POLITICS: Saudi Arabia Uses Money to Silence World Over Yemen War: Analyst

“Everyone is being silenced with [Saudi] petrodollars,” Kim Sharif, director of Human Rights for Yemen said.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Major, Major Conflict With North Korea Possible’: Trump Says

USA POLITICS: ‘Major, Major Conflict With North Korea Possible’: Trump Says

“We’d love to solve things diplomatically but it’s very difficult,” U.S. President Donald Trump says.

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UK POLITICS: Britain Could Bomb Assad Forces Without MPs Approval: Boris Johnson

UK POLITICS: Britain Could Bomb Assad Forces Without MPs Approval: Boris Johnson

Johnson’s view may again spark discussion of a potential War Powers Act, increasingly popular in the wake of the 2003 Iraq War, which would require any conventional military action to be democratically rubber-stamped by MPs.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Eurovision-2017: Supremacy of Law vs Tolerance

EUROPE POLITICS: Eurovision-2017: Supremacy of Law vs Tolerance

Therefore, prohibition to Russian participant in entering the territory of the state hosting Eurovision this year was quite predicted response of the authorities.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Israel Says Airstrike at Damascus Airport ‘in Line With Israel Policy to Stop Iran Arms Transfers’

SYRIA POLITICS: Israel Says Airstrike at Damascus Airport ‘in Line With Israel Policy to Stop Iran Arms Transfers’

According to “senior” Syrian rebel sources who spoke to Reuters, the blasts allegedly struck an ammunition warehouse “used by Iranian-backed forces.”

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USA POLITICS: Russia, China Endangered By US Global Anti-Ballistic Missile: Russian General Staff

USA POLITICS: Russia, China Endangered By US Global Anti-Ballistic Missile: Russian General Staff

“The presence of US missile defense bases in Europe, missile defense vessels in seas and oceans close to Russia creates a powerful covert strike component for conducting a sudden nuclear missile strike against the Russian Federation,” Poznikhir explained.

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ESTONIA POLITICS: US Deploys F-35 Jets to Estonia Even Closer to Russia Doorstep

ESTONIA POLITICS: US Deploys F-35 Jets to Estonia Even Closer to Russia Doorstep

US Air Force is deploying F-35 jets to Estonia, putting the newest fighter jets closer to Russia doorstep. The deployment is seen as marketing tactic by US to show off the aircraft’s capabilities to its European allies.

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USA POLITICS: US to Launch Minuteman III ICBM Missile to Show Nuclear Capabilities Amid North Korea Tensions

USA POLITICS: US to Launch Minuteman III ICBM Missile to Show Nuclear Capabilities Amid North Korea Tensions

“These Minuteman launches are essential to verify our national nuclear force status and demonstrate our national nuclear capabilities,” Colonel Moss says.

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JAPAN POLITICS: ‘North Korea Missile Could Strike Japan in 10 Minute’: Japanese Civil Security Website Warns

JAPAN POLITICS: ‘North Korea Missile Could Strike Japan in 10 Minute’: Japanese Civil Security Website Warns

Japanese civil security website says North Korean missile will reach Japan quickly, “missile could cover distance of 1,600km and reach Japan in 10 minutes.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Islamic State Once ‘Apologized’ to Israel for Attacking IDF Soldiers: Israeli Defense Minister Says

ISRAEL POLITICS: Islamic State Once ‘Apologized’ to Israel for Attacking IDF Soldiers: Israeli Defense Minister Says

Tel Aviv remains so “neutral” in the Syrian conflict that even Islamic State terrorists have on at least one occasion “apologized” to Israel for mistakenly attacking IDF soldiers in the occupied Golan Heights, according to a former Israeli Defense Minister.

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UK POLITICS: Fallon’s Preemptive Nuclear Strike Option Risks UK Being ‘Wiped Off the Earth’ With Nuclear Counterstrike: Russian Senator

UK POLITICS: Fallon’s Preemptive Nuclear Strike Option Risks UK Being ‘Wiped Off the Earth’ With Nuclear Counterstrike: Russian Senator

“The statement made by UK’s Defense Minister Michael Fallon calls for a harsh response and I’m not afraid of going too far,” Frants Klintsevich says.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Conducts Large-Scale Live-Fire Artillery Drill

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Conducts Large-Scale Live-Fire Artillery Drill

North Korea is engaged in a large-scale live-fire artillery exercise intended to signal to a hostile United States that Pyongyang is combat-ready.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Revealed! Russia to Deploy Ground Forces to Syria: Syrian Military Says

SYRIA POLITICS: Revealed! Russia to Deploy Ground Forces to Syria: Syrian Military Says

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Damascus and Moscow were engaged in negotiations to put into operation more air defense systems inside Syria.

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USA POLITICS: Russia Arming Taliban in Afghanistan: US General Suggests

USA POLITICS: Russia Arming Taliban in Afghanistan: US General Suggests

“We’ll engage with Russia diplomatically,” Mattis said. “We’ll do so where we can, but we’re going to have to confront Russia where what they’re doing is contrary to international law or denying the sovereignty of other countries.”

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