Friday, 17 August 2018

Tag Archives: US

North Korean Hackers Stole US And South Korean Wartime Plans

TOKYO: North Korean hackers stole a huge trove of classified U.S. and South Korean military documents last year, including a plan to “decapitate” the leadership in Pyongyang in the event of war, a lawmaker in Seoul said Tuesday. The purported revelations come at a time of heightened tensions over North ...

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US forces aiding Islamic State in Afghanistan, alleges Karzai

KABUL: Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai has said that the ISIS was a ‘US construct’ whose forces have been helping the militant group in Afghanistan. “Absolutely,” he told Russia Today in an exclusive interview in London when asked whether he agrees that the ISIS was a US construct. Asked if ...

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Kim Jong Un praises nuclear program, promotes sister

SEOUL: North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un said his nuclear weapons were a “powerful deterrent” that guaranteed its sovereignty, state media reported on Sunday, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump said “only one thing will work” in dealing with the isolated country. Trump did not make clear to what he ...

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Iran warns U.S. against imposing further sanctions

TEHRAN: Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said U.S. regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions were passed. The warning came after the White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump would announce new U.S. responses ...

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North Korea preparing long-range missile test

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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Mattis says will try to work with Pakistan ‘one more time’

WASHINGTON: U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday the United States would try “one more time” to work with Pakistan in Afghanistan before President Donald Trump would turn to options to address Islamabad’s alleged support for militant groups. Relations between the two countries have been frayed over the past ...

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Mattis suggests backing Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON: The US should consider staying in the Iran nuclear deal, Defence Secretary James Mattis has suggested. Asked in a Senate hearing whether he thought this was in the national interest, he said that it was. President Donald Trump, who is highly critical of the deal, is to decide by ...

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