Tuesday, 16 October 2018

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North Korea says peace talks not result of US pressure

SEOUL: North Korea Sunday warned Washington that claiming Pyongyang was forced into talks by US pressure risked returning the peninsula “back to square one”, as the world awaits a landmark summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump. The pair are set for the first ever face-to-face meeting between a ...

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Macron warns of risk of war if Trump withdraws from Iran deal

BERLIN: French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that war could ensue if US President Donald Trump withdraws from the 2015 deal in which Iran agreed to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief. “We would open the Pandora’s box. There could be war,” Macron told German weekly magazine ...

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China ‘installs cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts’

WASHINGTON: China has installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three of its outposts in the South China Sea, U.S. news network CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing sources with direct knowledge of U.S. intelligence reports. The move, if confirmed, would mark the first Chinese missile deployments in the ...

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US keeps China, Canada, India on IP priority watch list

WASHINGTON: China has made the US Trade Representative’s Priority Watch List for the 14th year in a row for alleged intellectual property failings. Alongside China, the 2018 Special 301 Report on intellectual property rights listed 35 other countries deemed to have “inadequate or ineffective” IP protection or enforcement or which ...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan takes dig at Trump

LONDON: Donald Trump is slated to visit the UK in July, much to the horror of many across the country. The news of the US leader’s trip has sparked a Twitterstorm, and London Mayor Sadiq Khan is fanning the flames of discord. Sadiq Khan has taken another swipe at his ...

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Trumps host first state dinner

President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron, pose for photographs as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON: There’s arguably nothing grander in the nation’s capital than a ...

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4 killed, 3 injured in Tennessee Waffle House shooting

Waffle House shattered glass from gunfire. PHOTO: FOX 17 News NASHVILLE: Four people were killed and three others were wounded in a shooting inside a Waffle House at 3571 Murfreesboro Pike in Antioch near Pin Hook Road. Metro Nashville Police told Fox 17 News the shooting took place at approximately ...

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Rouhani to Trump: Iran ready for any scenario toward nuclear deal

File Photo TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday warned U.S. President Donald Trump that Iran is ready for any scenario toward the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. “We have done essential planning for the JCPOA months ago and people will not face problem,” Rouhani ...

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North Korea’s Kim promises no more nuclear or missile tests

SEOUL: North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un announced his country will carry out no more nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests and will shut down its atomic test site, the North’s state media reported Saturday. The declaration, long sought by the US, will be seen as a crucial step in ...

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Former US first lady Barbara Bush dies

WASHINGTON: Former US first lady Barbara Bush, the only woman to see her husband and son both sworn in as president, died on Tuesday, the Bush family said. She was 92. Bush was the wife of the 41st president, George HW Bush, and mother of the 43rd, George W Bush. ...

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