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PAKISTAN POLITICS: ‘Our Country is Run Like a Company’: Imran Khan

PAKISTAN POLITICS: ‘Our Country is Run Like a Company’: Imran Khan 0

“They are getting richer and richer with each passing day by exploiting the country’s resources and taking them out of Pakistan,” said Imran Khan.

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JAPAN POLITICS: Cabinet Approves Bill to Allow Emperor to Abdicate

JAPAN POLITICS: Cabinet Approves Bill to Allow Emperor to Abdicate 0

Japan’s cabinet approved bill to allow Emperor Akihito to step down, paving the way for the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in nearly two centuries.

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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Philippine Ties With EU Set for ‘Rollercoaster Ride’: Minister

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Philippine Ties With EU Set for ‘Rollercoaster Ride’: Minister 0

“We have good relations with the EU, but it’s going to be a rocky period, or a rollercoaster ride,” Cayetano said, adding that he would meet the EU ambassador next week when he returns from an overseas trip.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Threatened to Use Nukes? US CSCE Produces Wildest Claims in Push for Military Buildup

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia Threatened to Use Nukes? US CSCE Produces Wildest Claims in Push for Military Buildup 0

Some claimed Russia bears full responsibility for the death of an American OSCE monitor, Joseph Stone, who was killed on April 23 after the vehicle he was in struck a landmine in eastern Ukraine.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Trump Did Not Divulge Secrets to Russia: Putin Offers Transcript to Prove it

RUSSIA POLITICS: Trump Did Not Divulge Secrets to Russia: Putin Offers Transcript to Prove it 0

President Putin deployed his trademark sarcasm on Wednesday to make clear he thought the accusation that Trump had divulged secrets absurd.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: ‘High Possibility’ for War With North Korea: Moon Jae-in

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: ‘High Possibility’ for War With North Korea: Moon Jae-in 0

“The reality is there is a high possibility of a military conflict at NLL (Northern Limit Line) and military demarcation line,” President Moon Jae-in said.

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JAPAN POLITICS: Yuriko Koike Biography And Profile

JAPAN POLITICS: Yuriko Koike Biography And Profile 0

KOIKE Yuriko was born on July 15 1952. Read Yuriko Koike Biography and Profile.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: THAAD Detected North Korea Missile, Pyongyang Missile Progressing Faster than Expected: South Korea

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: THAAD Detected North Korea Missile, Pyongyang Missile Progressing Faster than Expected: South Korea 0

North Korea’s missile flew 787 km (489 miles) on a trajectory reaching an altitude of 2,111.5 km (1,312 miles), KCNA said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Missile Test Aimed at Carrying Large Nuclear Warhead: KCNA

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Missile Test Aimed at Carrying Large Nuclear Warhead: KCNA 0

“The test-fire aimed at verifying the tactical and technological specifications of the newly developed ballistic rocket capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead,” KCNA said.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Fires Ballistic Missile in Defiance of Calls to Rein Its Weapons Program

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Fires Ballistic Missile in Defiance of Calls to Rein Its Weapons Program 0

The North Korea missile flew 700 km (430 miles) and reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km (1,245 miles), according to officials in South Korea and Japan

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Says Will Have Dialogue With US Under Right Conditions: Yonhap

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Pyongyang Says Will Have Dialogue With US Under Right Conditions: Yonhap 0

A senior North Korean diplomat who handles relations with the United States said on Saturday that Pyongyang would have dialogue with the U.S. administration if conditions were right, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Says Moscow Ready to Help Calm Down Tensions on Korean Peninsula

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Says Moscow Ready to Help Calm Down Tensions on Korean Peninsula 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is ready to help calm down tensions on the Korean Peninsula. In a 20-minute phone call on Friday, President Putin told his newly elected South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, that the Kremlin was ready

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INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government

INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government 0

Accusing the Siddaramaiah government of bad governance, corruption and betraying the people’s trust, the chargesheet lists its 29 major lapses.

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NEPAL POLITICS: Local Elections Take Center Stage First Time in 20 Years

NEPAL POLITICS: Local Elections Take Center Stage First Time in 20 Years 0

Nepal votes in local elections on Sunday for the first time in 20 years, a major step in the young republic’s difficult transition to democracy more than a decade after the end of its civil war.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Urges ‘Parallel’ Talks and Sanctions to Rein in North Korea

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Urges ‘Parallel’ Talks and Sanctions to Rein in North Korea 0

“The resolution of North Korean nuclear issue must be comprehensive and sequential, with pressure and sanctions used in parallel with negotiations,” Moon’s spokesman, Yoon Young-chan, quoted Moon as telling Xi.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Vows to Address North Korea, Broader Crisis ‘Urgently’

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Vows to Address North Korea, Broader Crisis ‘Urgently’ 0

South Korea President Moon Jae-in was sworn in and vowed to immediately tackle the difficult tasks of addressing North Korea’s advancing nuclear ambitions.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Biography

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Biography 0

Moon Jae-in was born 24 January 1953 South Korea, to father Moon Yong-hyung and mother Kang Han-ok as eldest of five children. Read Moon Jae-in Biography.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Political Quote: ‘WW2 Started Due to Disunity of World’s Leading Countries’: (2017 Victory Day Parade on Red Square)

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Political Quote: ‘WW2 Started Due to Disunity of World’s Leading Countries’: (2017 Victory Day Parade on Red Square) 0

Putin on 2017 Victory Day Parade: “This allowed Nazis to appropriate themselves to decide the fate of other peoples, to unleash brutal, bloody war.”

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Wins Election: Exit Polls

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Moon Jae-in Wins Election: Exit Polls 0

“We will need to calmly wait and see as this was just exit polls,” Liberal politician Moon Jae-in told party members

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RUSSIA POLITICS: 2017 Victory Day Parade on Red Square (Video)

RUSSIA POLITICS: 2017 Victory Day Parade on Red Square (Video) 0

Thousands gathered in Russia’s Red Square for Victory Day Parade and to mark 72nd anniversary of capitulation of Nazi forces. Watch the Victory Day Parade.

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