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Moon then went to Yeouido to visit the headquarters of rival parties to make good on a campaign promise to work toward national unity. The United States and South Korea, as little more than an accident of each of their democracies, have failed to simultaneously place governments in office that see perfectly eye-to-eye on North Korea policy.
  • North Korea accuses United States of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

    North Korea accuses United States of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

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    A statement from North Korea's official media announced the accusation and added that their government will "ferret out and mercilessly destroy" USA and South Korean "terrorists" who purportedly targeted Kim. "They hatched a plot of letting human scum Kim commit bomb terrorism targeting the supreme leadership during events at the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun and at military parade and public procession after his return home", Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said.
  • Nepal, China sign agreement on Belt-Road initiative

    Nepal, China sign agreement on Belt-Road initiative

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    China aims to provide a platform for financial connectivity where participants can share profits and risks, Yi said. China has taken umbrage at suggestions that the new Silk Road is about it trying to dominate the world and mould it to Beijing's liking, saying it is good for all and anyone can join.
  • US government shutdown possible if Democrats don't act better: Mulvaney

    US government shutdown possible if Democrats don't act better: Mulvaney

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    Democrats are trying to "cover up the fact that they cut a deal with president Trump", he said, and wanted a government shutdown , but didn't get it. The agreement makes the U.S. "stronger and safer", House Speaker Paul Ryan said in statement, because "it acts on President Trump's commitment to rebuild our military for the 21st century and bolster our nation's border security to protect our homeland".
  • North Korea calls US-South Korea plot a 'declaration of war'

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    Moon wants to increase dialogue and engagement with North Korea while also maintaining pressure and sanctions to encourage change. Moon advocates a less confrontational policy. The report also said North Korea is using military provocations to bolster the authority of supreme leader Kim Jong-un and perpetuate his rule. Japan has been concerned that Moon will take a tough line on feuds stemming from the bitter legacy of its 1910-45 colonization of the Korean Peninsula and could fray ties at a ...
  • China's Xi hails ties with Philippines as Duterte cools on US

    China's Xi hails ties with Philippines as Duterte cools on US

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    Trump was condemned by human rights groups and some U.S. legislators for what they see as tantamount to an endorsement of Duterte's bloody war on drugs, which has killed thousands of people since he took office 10 months ago. "He was quite sensitive also to our worry about drugs". "It doesn't mean that human rights don't matter", a Trump aide sought to clarify. For Trump, an insult to President Obama is more important than any number of deaths.
  • Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Ousted After Network Scandals

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    Ailes was in charge, no doubt, but Shine certainly helped propel Fox News to its current status as a leading platform for conservative views. "I know Bill was respected and liked by everyone at Fox News", Mr Murdoch wrote. Ailes has denied all allegations made against him. Another day, another natural disaster in the executive suite at Fox News. According to Sherman, Scott is named throughout lawsuits against the company.
  • Jindal's visit was not discussed between PM, COAS: Marriyum

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    The report quoting a ruling PML-N leader said Mr Sharif was tight-lipped on his meeting with Mr Jindal. Earlier on Thursday, reports were circulating that the civilian leadership informed the Army officials that meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian steel tycoon Sajjan Jindal was "a part of a back-channel diplomacy".
  • Trump approves arms to Syrian Kurds despite Turkey's objection

    Trump approves arms to Syrian Kurds despite Turkey's objection

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    Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also denounced the US move, saying "every weapon that reaches the (Kurds') hands is a threat to Turkey". Otherwise, he warned , "the outcome won't only affect Turkey, a negative outcome will also emerge for the United States". YPG spokesman Redur Xelil described the move as "somewhat late", but would still "provide a strong impetus" to all forces fighting I.S.