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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Warns US of ‘Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Warns US of ‘Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike’

North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and has shown no let-up in its missile tests.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Threatens to ‘Reduce US to Ashes’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Threatens to ‘Reduce US to Ashes’

“In case of our super-mighty preemptive strike launched it will completely wipe out US imperialists’ invasion forces and reduce them to ashes,” Sinmun said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang to US: ‘Don’t Mess With Us’

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang to US: ‘Don’t Mess With Us’

North Korean state media warned the Americans of a “super-mighty preemptive strike” and said don’t “mess with us”.

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USA POLITICS: Donald Trump Blows Hot and Cold Airs

USA POLITICS: Donald Trump Blows Hot and Cold Airs

Despite tensions between the global superpowers, US President Donald Trump has promised that “things will work out fine” between the USA and Russia.

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USA POLITICS: Tillerson to World: ‘US Will Hold Responsible Anyone Who Commits Crimes Against Humanity’

USA POLITICS: Tillerson to World: ‘US Will Hold Responsible Anyone Who Commits Crimes Against Humanity’

Tillerson said the United States would not let such crimes go unchallenged. “We rededicate ourselves to holding to account any and all who commit crimes against the innocents anywhere in the world,” he told reporters while commemorating a 1944 German Nazi massacre in Sant’Anna di Stazzema.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Assad Allies to Trump: US Crosses ‘Red Lines’ For Bombing Syria Air Base

SYRIA POLITICS: Assad Allies to Trump: US Crosses ‘Red Lines’ For Bombing Syria Air Base

Assad Allies: “From now on we will respond with force to any aggressor or breach of red lines from whoever it is, America knows our ability to respond well.”

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UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson Cancels April 10 Visit To Moscow Due To Events In Syria

UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson Cancels April 10 Visit To Moscow Due To Events In Syria

“Developments in Syria have changed the situation fundamentally,” British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in a statement.

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TAIWAN POLITICS: ‘Don’t Use Taiwan’, Taipei Frets Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

TAIWAN POLITICS: ‘Don’t Use Taiwan’, Taipei Frets Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

At issue for Taipei is whether Trump-Xi meeting will harm Taipei’s interests as US begins new arms package for Taiwan, a move sure to anger China.

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CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

CHINA POLITICS: Tillerson Ends China Trip With Warm Words From President Xi Jinping

“The joint interests of China and US far outweigh the differences, and cooperation is the only correct choice for us both,” Chinese President Xi said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S., China to Work Together On North Korea

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: U.S., China to Work Together On North Korea

“Once there is chaos in North Korea, it would first bring disaster to China. I’m sorry, but the United States and South Korea don’t have the right to demand this of China,” it said in an editorial.

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USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia

USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Faces Tough First Trip to Asia

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press China to do more on perhaps the most serious security challenge confronting President Donald Trump.

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CANADA POLITICS: Canada Steps Up Campaign Against U.S. Border Tax

CANADA POLITICS: Canada Steps Up Campaign Against U.S. Border Tax

Canada stepped up its campaign against a possible move by Washington to impose border tariffs, telling the new U.S. commerce chief that such a move would hurt both countries.

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USA POLITICS: Official! Michael Flynn Resigns As National Security Adviser

USA POLITICS: Official! Michael Flynn Resigns As National Security Adviser

Michael Flynn, resigned after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States.

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USA POLITICS: Official: Tillerson Confirmed As Secretary of State

USA POLITICS: Official: Tillerson Confirmed As Secretary of State

56 senators backed Tillerson, and 43 voted no. The tally was largely along party lines, with every Republican favoring Tillerson, along with four members of the Democratic caucus, Senators Heidi Heitkamp, Joe Manchin and Mark Warner as well as Angus King, an independent.

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CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Protect South China Sea Sovereignty

CHINA POLITICS: Beijing to Protect South China Sea Sovereignty

China claims most of the South China Sea, while Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Brunei claims parts of the sea that commands strategic sealanes and has rich fishing grounds along with oil and gas deposits.

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USA POLITICS: McCain, Graham Approve Rex Tillerson Nomination

USA POLITICS: McCain, Graham Approve Rex Tillerson Nomination

“After careful consideration and discussion with Mr Tillerson, we decided to support his nomination to be secretary of state,” McCain, Lindsey Graham said.

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SUDAN POLITICS: Trump Approval Facilitates Lifting Sudan Sanction

SUDAN POLITICS: Trump Approval Facilitates Lifting Sudan Sanction

Obama administration’s preliminary decision to ease sanctions on Sudan came with approval of the Trump administration and after months of secret meetings.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Praises Trump’s Secretary Of State Pick Rex Tillerson

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Praises Trump’s Secretary Of State Pick Rex Tillerson

“We are ready at any moment,” Russia President Vladimir Putin said when asked about the possibility of a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Picks Rick Perry For US Department Of Energy

USA POLITICS: Trump Picks Rick Perry For US Department Of Energy

President-elect Donald Trump named former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the U.S. Department of Energy, handing the job to a climate change sceptic.

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USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Biography And Profile

USA POLITICS: Rex Tillerson Biography And Profile

Rex Tillerson was born on March 23, 1952. Donald Trump taps Rex Tillerson for US secretary of state. Read Rex Tillerson Biography And Profile. Rex Tillerson

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