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For decades the United States has yo-yoed between sanctions and support for Pakistan . "So it's an honor to have you and all of your representatives with us", said the United States president. These GLOCS (ground lines of communication) were considered to be vital for the U.S. running its war in Afghanistan for the past 15 years. Ghani stressed that he "does not ask for a blank check", vowing that his country would not squander USA resources and that it would hold itself accountable for ...
  • Former Spy Apologizes for Supporting Anti-Semitic Article

    Former Spy Apologizes for Supporting Anti-Semitic Article

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    Plame Wilson's tweet will surely leave her open to a barrage of attacks and criticisms. Written by Philip Giraldi , a former counter-terrorism specialist for the Central Intelligence Agency, and published on the fringe opinion site The Unz Review , the article Plame retweeted places the blame for the United States' foreign wars on the purported machinations of Jewish-Americans.
  • Turkey's Largest Airport Closed After Private Jet Crash on Runway

    Turkey's Largest Airport Closed After Private Jet Crash on Runway

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    All the dead and injured were shifted to nearby medical facility and fire was brought under control. The jet's two pilots, flight attendant and one passenger were able to make it off the jet on their own, Anadolu reported. Images showed the stricken wreck of the plane on the airport apron, covered in fire fighting foam and apparently split in two. Istanbul Airport 'was closed after the incident, later the Turkish Airlines later informed that both runways at the airport were now ...
  • Malaysia Arrests Seven Suspected of Involvement With Abu Sayyaf Militant Group

    Malaysia Arrests Seven Suspected of Involvement With Abu Sayyaf Militant Group

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    One of the suspects is floored as police begin their crackdown. One of them, 22 years old, had previously engaged in battles against Filipino troops and kidnappings in the southern Philippines. Of the total, the eight suspect Abu Sayyaf members aged between 20 and 52 were held in Cheras on Aug 30. In a separate statement earlier Thursday, Fuzi said police had detained 41 foreign militant suspects this year alone.
  • What Can Be Done About North Korea?

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    China is the closest diplomatic and economic ally of North Korea, but last week joined forces with the rest of the UN Security Council states, voting for imposing the economic sanctions against Pyongyang. Pyongyang says it needs nuclear weapons to protect itself from the U.S. . A growing number of North Korea's traditional allies are also announcing either the cutback or complete halt of trade with the isolated state.
  • Russian Federation can play larger role in influencing North Korea

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    The speed, stealth and success with which he built the hydrogen bomb caught U.S. intelligence by surprise, particularly when every effort had been made to stop this development. "North Korea's nuclear programme is a grave threat to peace and security in our world, and it is unacceptable that others financially support this criminal, rogue regime", he said.
  • Medals for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

    Medals for PyeongChang Winter Olympics

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    While the obverse of the medals shows the Olympic rings, the reverse features the name of the discipline and event, alongside the PyeongChang 2018 emblem. Lee Suk-woo, an industrial designer selected for the job, said: "I have worked on many projects over my career, but this is particularly special". Meanwhile, the Blue House announced that Moon plans to hold a summit with US President Donald Trump for the last day of his NY visit on September 21 to discuss the response to North Korea's ...
  • Israeli aid delegation assists rescue efforts in Mexico

    Israeli aid delegation assists rescue efforts in Mexico

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    Thirty-seven people, including 32 children, have been confirmed dead after the collapse of a school in the southern Mexico City borough of Coyoacán during yesterday's 7.1-magnitude natural disaster. More victims remained buried beneath rubble. She has been trained since the age of two and has now earned the title of "specialist in search of lost persons", with rescue missions in Honduras, Ecuador and Haiti.
  • St Croix "Significantly Impacted" By Hurricane Maria

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    Dean said: "All indications are, as we head into the weekend, that this storm is going to move between Bermuda and this area of high pressure across the East Coast". On the island of Guadeloupe, two people were killed, floodwaters have inundated towns and nearly half the population is without power. A flooded road and a bus stop in the French territory of Guadeloupe after the passage of Hurricane Maria.
  • California sues Trump administration over plan for US-Mexican border wall

    California sues Trump administration over plan for US-Mexican border wall

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    District Court, but the reason behind it is something you wouldn't expect. "The United States government has the control of that border and a responsibility to secure it". He has also accused President Trump on going back on his promise of making Mexico provide funds for constructing this wall. Last month the Trump administration said it had selected four construction companies to build concrete prototypes for a wall, which will be will be 30 feet tall and about 30 feet wide and will be ...
  • Ex-US Naval Leader: N. Korea Won't Denuclearize

    Ex-US Naval Leader: N. Korea Won't Denuclearize

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    The missile was launched from Sunan, the site of Pyongyang's worldwide airport, and flew over northern Japan before landing in the Pacific Ocean. "No country conducts a nuclear test in border areas, but North Korea poses a grave threat to China by enforcing the nuclear test in a place very close to China", rights activist Yu Yunfeng, who led the protest, was cited as saying.
  • South Korean President Calls For Eased Tensions Over Nuclear Crisis

    South Korean President Calls For Eased Tensions Over Nuclear Crisis

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    General Assembly's annual debate. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, argued for a "peaceful resolution" to North Korea's nuclear weapons program and an end to the "vicious cycle" on the Korean peninsula during a meeting in NY on Monday evening, according to a statement from China's foreign ministry released on Tuesday.
  • Trump's first speech to UN General Assembly

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    This was also the nation's first response to Trump's speech to the UN on Tuesday , in which he threatened to "totally destroy North Korea" if Pyongyang didn't back down on its nuclear threats. Trump claimed that China's central bank has ordered its banks to curb trade with North Korea . The diplomat seems to have a touch of humor: when asked about the nickname " rocket man " assigned by Trump to Kim Jong-un, the diplomat replied that he felt "sorry for the advisors of Trump".
  • Fratman in UST law student death left PH: BI

    Fratman in UST law student death left PH: BI

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    Lawyer Ma. Antonette Mangrobang, BI spokesperson, disclosed that based on the agency's records, a certain Ralph Caballes Trangia left the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) on September 19 aboard an Eva Airways flight for Taipei. For other suspects, Dela Rosa said it would be better that they all surrender rather than playing hide-and-seek with the police. He was tagged by police as the driver of the red pickup vehicle that brought Castillo to the hospital.
  • McMaster: 'There Is a Military Option' in Response to North Korea

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    McMaster appeared alongside U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley at the daily White House press briefing, where the two addressed the ongoing situation in North Korea. "I have no problem with kicking it to General Mattis because I think he has plenty of options", Haley said. "The president doesn't want war". "But we also have to look at the fact that you are dealing with someone who is being reckless, irresponsible and is continuing to give threats not only to the United States, ...
  • Trump targets North Korea in new executive order

    Trump targets North Korea in new executive order

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    Trump added the new Executive Order will "significantly expand" the U.S.' power to target "individuals, companies, financial institutions", that help North Korea trade with other countries. Trump's announcement came shortly after North Korea's biggest booster and primary economic partner, China , unveiled its own surprise punishments on Pyongyang.
  • Roy Moore and Luther Strange debate in Montgomery

    Roy Moore and Luther Strange debate in Montgomery

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    The sartorially challenged Goldman Sachs veteran, now running Breitbart after a failed attempt to run the USA government, is responding to the new political reality diagnosed by Bill Maher: Trump isn't bipartisan; he's bipolar . The only major backer of Trump's 2016 presidential run who has endorsed odd is the National Rifle Association (NRA), whose political arm threw its support behind the incumbent in May.