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Pakistan signs nearly $500 million in China deals at Silk Road summit

Pakistan signs nearly $500 million in China deals at Silk Road summit

The two-day summit sees state leaders and global delegates meet for the first time to discuss China's Belt and Road initiative, which aims to boost trade through a trillion dollars' worth of investmen...

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North Korea carries out new ballistic missile test

He called it a "grave challenge" to the peace and security of the Korean Peninsula and the worldwide community, presidential spokesman Yoon Young-chan told reporters. "The president. expressed deep re...

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Macron to take office as French president

Macron to take office as French president

After the inauguration, 21 cannon shots were fired from across the Seine River at the Invalides monument, where Napoleon is entombed. Macron has promised to breathe new life into French politics, an...

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China agrees to open market to U.S. beef, gas

China agrees to open market to U.S. beef, gas

Asian countries already make up some of the largest markets for US beef , with Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan making up four of the top six export markets, accounting for $3.6 billion in value in...

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Pope says he'll seek common ground with Trump, won't preach

But I have never wanted to make a judgment without first listening to the person". I will say what I think and he will say what he thinks. Trump promptly hit back, calling Francis' comments "disgrac...

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New York Mets considering giving Tim Tebow promotion

New York Mets considering giving Tim Tebow promotion

That's not eye-popping, but it is better than expected for a guy who hadn't played competitive baseball in more than a decade. Of the Columbia Fireflies' outfielder/DH, Mike Puma of the Post tweeted...

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Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov

Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov

On Wednesday, they focused on areas of budding agreement. "He was not doing a good job", Trump said . President Trump shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the White Hous...

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Blue House: S.Korean leader Moon discuss N.Korea with China's Xi

China has vigorously opposed the deployment of a USA anti-missile system in South Korea, saying it threatens Chinese security and will do nothing to resolve tensions with North Korea. The two leaders ...

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Trump will put America first on climate: Tillerson

Trump will put America first on climate: Tillerson

President Donald Trump pledged to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris climate accord but has yet to make a formal decision. Rex Tillerson told a meeting of the eight Arctic nations in Ala...

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US calls for stronger sanctions against N Korea

South Korea's newly elected President Moon Jae-in, who is seeking deeper engagement with the North, said it was a "reckless provocation". The US Treasury Department said it is looking at "every tool...

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British councillor suspended after posting offensive tweet about Ireland

British councillor suspended after posting offensive tweet about Ireland

The Warwick District Councillor appeared to be responding to Ireland giving the United Kingdom "nul points" during last night's Eurovision. His Twitter account also appears to have been deleted foll...

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Philippine President issues ASEAN Chairman's statement

Philippine President issues ASEAN Chairman's statement

Chinese officials were pressing for any phrase that could be interpreted as alluding to last year's ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration to be kept out of the statement, particularly the term ...

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Manhunt for hackers behind global cyberattack

It demands users pay Dollars 300 worth of cryptocurrency Bitcoin to retrieve their files, though it warns that the payment will be raised after a certain amount of time. Dozens of countries were hit w...

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Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open

That's according to three former Obama administration officials. Flynn had been fired by the Obama administration as the head of the military's intelligence branch. Because she, as acting attorney gen...

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BC minority could have major implications for Alberta

NDP-Green vote splitting may also have helped the Liberals in three of Richmond's four ridings. The popular vote on Tuesday gave the Liberals about 17,800 more votes than the New Democrats. "They wa...

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US institutions "under assault': Ex National Intelligence head"

When asked if he meant if those institutions were "under assault" internally by the president himself, Clapper said "exactly" and added that he believed Trump was undermining the checks and balances i...

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Another US Citizen Is Detained In North Korea

According to the spokesperson, South Korea then infiltrated the "human scum" into North Korea, with instructions past year on how to assassinate Mr. Kim. "I waited until the train doors closed, but I ...

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US, Russia Pledge to Avoid Clashes Over Syria

US, Russia Pledge to Avoid Clashes Over Syria

Moualem said there would be no role for either the United Nations or other "international forces" in the de-escalation zones, but said, without giving further details, that Russian Federation had said...

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Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

Emmanuel Macron has won a resounding victory in the French presidential election but the focus will shift immediately to whether he can govern the country without the support of a traditional party. "...

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Trump calls for stronger sanctions on North Korea after missile test

Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada said the missile could be a new type. Writing on his organization's blog, Wright pointed out that If the missile did reach that height and fly that long, it co...

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