Fri04272018

LAST_UPDATEFri, 27 Apr 2018 12pm

China Warns Of More Action After Military Drills Near Taiwan

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: A series of Chinese military drills near Taiwan were designed to send a clear message to the self-ruled island and China will take further steps if Taiwan independence forces persist in doing as they please, a government spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Ahead Of Summit With North, South Koreans Hope More For Peace Than Unification

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: As North and South Korea gear up for their first summit in over a decade this Friday, many South Koreans have lowered their expectations since previous summits, hoping for peace rather than any swift reunification.

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S Korea, US Reaffirm Joint Efforts For Successful Summits With North Korea

Kim Jong Un

SEOUL -- South Korea and the United States will continue to work closely together to ensure the success of their leaders' separate summits with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Seoul's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said Wednesday on the outcome of recent talks between the countries' top security advisers.

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10 Killed, Scores Injured As Oil Well Catches Fire In Indonesia's Aceh

JAKARTA -- 10 people were killed and scores injured as an oil well in Indonesia's Aceh province caught fire, spokesman of national disaster management agency Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told China’s Xinhua news agency on Wednesday.

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Trump Says North Korean Top Leader "Honorable"

Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump

WASHINGTON -- US President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the top leader of North Korea Kim Jong Un as "very honourable", China’s Xinhua news agency reported.

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Over 200 Remains Of Rwandan Genocide Victims Found As New Mass Graves Discovered

Rwandan genocide memorial

KIGALI -- Over 200 human remains have been unearthed from a mass grave of the 1994 Rwandan genocide discovered last week in Rwanda's capital city of Kigali, survivors' association Ibuka said on Tuesday, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.

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Trump Hosts Macron At First White House State Dinner

President Trump welcomed French President Emanuel Macron to the White House Tuesday evening for the first state dinner of the Trump administration.

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Calexit Gets Go-Ahead To Start Collecting Signatures

Advocates who want California to secede from the rest of the United States were given the green light Monday to begin collecting signatures for their initiative.

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Iran Will ‘Pay A Price Like Few Countries Have Ever Paid’ If US Is Threatened - Trump

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Iran “will pay a price like few countries have ever paid” if the Middle Eastern nation threatens the US in any way.

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‘That Will Teach Them’: Israeli Soldiers Gloat & Cheer As They Shoot Palestinian Protesters (VIDEO)

Disturbing footage from the West Bank published by an Israeli human rights group shows IDF soldiers discussing how to improve land shots on unarmed Palestinian protesters and cheering as they hit them with rubber bullets.

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