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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in to Xi Jinping: Do More on North Korea Nuclear Program

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in to Xi Jinping: Do More on North Korea Nuclear Program 0

“China is North Korea’s only ally and China is the country that provides the most economic assistance to North Korea,” Moon said. “Without the assistance of China, sanctions won’t be effective at all.”

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USA POLITICS: Karen Handel Wins Most Expensive Congressional Race in History

USA POLITICS: Karen Handel Wins Most Expensive Congressional Race in History 0

“Tonight I stand before you honored at the privilege and high responsibility you have given me,” Handel told a boisterous crowd that chanted Trump’s name.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump’s Son-in-Law Kushner Heading to Palestine

PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump’s Son-in-Law Kushner Heading to Palestine 0

Trump’s international envoy, Jason Greenblatt, will join meetings with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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PAKISTAN POLITICS: Trump Hardens Approach Toward Pakistan After Afghan War Review

PAKISTAN POLITICS: Trump Hardens Approach Toward Pakistan After Afghan War Review 0

Potential Trump administration responses being discussed include expanding U.S. drone strikes, redirecting or withholding some aid to Pakistan.

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USA POLITICS: Robert Mueller Team Lawyer Brings Witness-Flipping Expertise to Trump Probes

USA POLITICS: Robert Mueller Team Lawyer Brings Witness-Flipping Expertise to Trump Probes 0

“The time is now to make decisions about what you have and what leverage can be applied to get things you don’t have,” Ray said, referring to Mueller’s team.

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IRAN POLITICS: Iran Has Means to Punish US After US Senate New Sanctions Bill: Top General

IRAN POLITICS: Iran Has Means to Punish US After US Senate New Sanctions Bill: Top General 0

“The ruling establishment in the US is a hegemonic, expansionist, bullying and blackmailing regime and the root of hostilities with us is based in these things,” Deputy Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Decries ‘Ignorant’ Trump’s Cuba Policy Rollback

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Decries ‘Ignorant’ Trump’s Cuba Policy Rollback 0

“His speech was aggressive and threatening, … revealing his contempt and ignorance,” President Nicolas Maduro said in a speech. “We reject Donald Trump’s declarations against our brother Cuba. It is an offence against Latin America.”

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CUBA POLITICS: Trump Will Not Weaken the ‘Revolution’: Raul Castro

CUBA POLITICS: Trump Will Not Weaken the ‘Revolution’: Raul Castro 0

“The Cuban government denounces the new measures hardening the blockade that are destined to fail … and that will not achieve their aim of weakening the revolution,” Havana said.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Cancelling’ Obama Cuba Policy, Restricts Travel, Trade: Trump Says

USA POLITICS: ‘Cancelling’ Obama Cuba Policy, Restricts Travel, Trade: Trump Says 0

“Effective immediately, I am cancelling the last administration’s completely one-sided deal with Cuba,” Trump declared as he made a full-throated verbal assault on the government of Cuban President Raul Castro.

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QATAR POLITICS: US, Qatar Sign $12bn F-15 Fighter Jet Deal Amid Persian Gulf Row

QATAR POLITICS: US, Qatar Sign $12bn F-15 Fighter Jet Deal Amid Persian Gulf Row 0

Qatar’s Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday the country had signed a deal to buy F-15 fighter jets from Washington for $12 billion.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Mocks Trump Over ‘Russian Guy’ at Media Party

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Mocks Trump Over ‘Russian Guy’ at Media Party 0

“The Donald and I … we are winning in the polls. We are! Not the fake polls,” Turnbull said in the leaked recording. “I have this Russian guy…”

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USA POLITICS: Trump Faces Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe: Report

USA POLITICS: Trump Faces Possible Obstruction of Justice Probe: Report 0

US President Donald Trump is currently under investigation for possible obstruction of justice, a leading American newspaper report published.

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USA POLITICS: Bitter and Angry, Democrats Squabble Over Trump Impeachment Plan

USA POLITICS: Bitter and Angry, Democrats Squabble Over Trump Impeachment Plan 0

Representative Al Green (D-Texas) stood in solidarity with Sherman, saying, Trump “continues to validate the reasons why he should be impeached.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: US Senators Oppose Trump’s Bid to Sell Fighter Jets to Nigeria

NIGERIA POLITICS: US Senators Oppose Trump’s Bid to Sell Fighter Jets to Nigeria 0

Cory Booker, Rand Paul expressed concern Nigeria’s acquisition of the aircraft would “spur unrest, violence particularly north-eastern part of the country.”

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USA POLITICS: Jeff Sessions Publicly Takes Center Stage in US Senate

USA POLITICS: Jeff Sessions Publicly Takes Center Stage in US Senate 0

Sessions, supporter of Trump’s election campaign, will be the most senior government official to testify to the committee on Russia issue. The matter has dogged the Republican president’s early months in office.

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USA POLITICS: Democrats to Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments

USA POLITICS: Democrats to Sue Trump Over Foreign Payments 0

Trump has accused his Democratic opponents of “judge shopping,” even threatening to “break up” the unruly court that oppose his anti-immigration policies.

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GUINEA POLITICS: Alpha Conde Offers to Mediate in Gulf Crisis

GUINEA POLITICS: Alpha Conde Offers to Mediate in Gulf Crisis 0

“I would like to affirm my readiness as president of African Union and of Muslim country to work to find peaceful solution,” Conde wrote to King Salman.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Targets Illegal Immigrants Who Were Given Reprieves from Deportation by Obama

USA POLITICS: Trump Targets Illegal Immigrants Who Were Given Reprieves from Deportation by Obama 0

Trump administration has moved to reopen the cases of hundreds of illegal immigrants who, like Velasquez, had been given a reprieve from deportation, according to government data and court documents reviewed by Reuters and interviews with immigration lawyers.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Fired Him to Undermine FBI Russia Investigation: Comey

USA POLITICS: Trump Fired Him to Undermine FBI Russia Investigation: Comey 0

“I don’t think it’s for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct. I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning,” Comey told the committee.

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USA POLITICS: Comey’s Caution to Meet Trump’s Tweets in Russia Hearing

USA POLITICS: Comey’s Caution to Meet Trump’s Tweets in Russia Hearing 0

“I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go,” former FBI Director James Comey quoted President Donald Trump as saying.

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