Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Tag Archives: Russia

Hillary warns that Trump may start a nuclear war

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 19:  Democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks off stage as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump smiles after the third U.S. presidential debate at the Thomas & Mack Center on October 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tonight is the final debate ahead of Election Day on November 8.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

LONDON: Former US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she is genuinely worried that President Donald Trump will in a moment of rage launch a nuclear missile – and that there’d be no way to stop him. Speaking at the Southbank Centre’s London Literature Festival on Sunday evening, Clinton, who ran ...

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What’s at stake for business in Iran’s nuclear deal

Hassan Rouhani

If the Iran nuclear deal fails then all the countries involved have a lot to lose – and not just for political and security reasons. US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he will not certify to Congress that Iran is complying with the deal, which could pave the ...

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North Korea preparing long-range missile test

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MOSCOW: North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile which it believes can reach the west coast of the United States, a Russian lawmaker just returned from a visit to Pyongyang was quoted as saying on Friday (Oct 6). Anton Morozov, a member of the Russian lower house of ...

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Russia & Saudi Arabia sign billion dollar arms & energy contracts

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MOSCOW: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, on a landmark visit to Russia, and President Vladimir Putin on Thursday signed a slew of arms and energy deals as the key US ally seeks to deepen cooperation with Moscow. The leaders of the world’s largest energy exporters discussed an extension of an OPEC ...

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May Pledges Britain Will Defend EU From Russian Aggression

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LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May pledged that Britain will defend its allies from an increasing Russian threat even after Brexit, as she carried on her courting of European Union leaders. “Russia’s continued aggression represents a growing threat to our friends here,” May told British troops in Estonia on Friday. “Our ...

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This is no way to dismantle a nuclear bomb

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un are doing their best to make a bad situation in the Korean Peninsula worse. For now, they are only hurling abuse and threats at each other, but there is no sign of either de-escalating their confrontation over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. During the Cold War, ...

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Trump Threatens ‘to Totally Destroy North Korea’

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Trump to UN: ‘Rocket Man is on a suicide mission’ U.S. President Donald Trump dispensed with diplomacy at the United Nations, vowing in his maiden speech to the General Assembly that the United States “will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea” if it is forced to defend ...

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China, Russia urge end to North Korea vicious cycle

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right gestures next to Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov before they leave after a joint press conference held at the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing, China, Friday, April 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

NEW YORK: The Chinese and Russian foreign ministers called for a peaceful end to the “vicious cycle” on the Korean peninsula as they met in New York for the UN General Assembly, Beijing said Tuesday. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov urged all parties to ...

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Burger King has launched its own version of bitcoin in Russia

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MOSCOW: Fast food chain Burger King has issued its own cryptocurrency or virtual currency in Russia called “whoppercoin,” according to an online press release by whoppercoin’s blockchain platform, Waves. Cryptocurrency, in a nutshell, is any digital currency backed by a digital ledger of transactions monitored and verified by a global ...

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Who are the key players in Afghanistan?

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By James Griffiths Like two US Presidents before him, Donald Trump has a plan to win the United States’ longest-running war. In a long-awaited speech this month, Trump made it clear the US will remain a major actor in Afghanistan for years to come – doubling down on the conflict ...

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