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Iran threatens to increase its missile range - despite USA pushback

Iran threatens to increase its missile range - despite USA pushback On Saturday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the Iranian military has tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile which " has the ability to hit parts of Europe and any location in the Middle East ". The US secretary of state blamed Iran and China for instability in the world at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting of foreign ministers in Brussels . [Full Article...]

Trump requests Pakistan's help on Afghan peace after Twitter tirade

Trump requests Pakistan's help on Afghan peace after Twitter tirade The American leader went on to emphasize that the two countries "should explore opportunities to work together and renew partnership", the spokesman added. Earlier, during an address in a ceremony related to government's 100 days, PM Imran said he will give eggs ‎and chickens to rural women so they can start their own poultry business. [Full Article...]

Saudi crown prince holds bilateral trade talks with Algeria

Saudi crown prince holds bilateral trade talks with Algeria When asked about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , Pompeo cited a lack of direct evidence linking Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the murder on October 2 in Istanbul. "I came with the clear message that Britain is open for business and that we are looking forward to future trade agreements", she said. "I was clear with him that we can indeed do a trade deal with the United Stat... [Full Article...]

Theresa May to address Parliament one week out from key Brexit vote

Theresa May to address Parliament one week out from key Brexit vote According to the Sunday Times, Cox told ministers in a letter that the only way for the United Kingdom to withdraw from the Northern Ireland "backstop" arrangement under May's proposed deal would be to sign a new trade deal, a process that would likely take years to complete. [Full Article...]

George H.W. Bush, 41st U.S. President, Dies at Age 94

George H.W. Bush, 41st U.S. President, Dies at Age 94 At Mrs Bush's funeral, son and former Florida governor Jeb Bush said he believed the last time his mother got sick that his dad got sick on objective so he could be with her. ambassador and chairman of the Republican National Committee. After losing a campaign for the Senate in 1970, Bush was appointed to a series of high-level political positions: U.S. [Full Article...]

Putin's spokesman displays Trump lawyer's emails

Putin's spokesman displays Trump lawyer's emails And they said Cohen lied about efforts to finalize a Trump business project in Moscow during the heart of the campaign because he knew it was Trump's "strongly voiced mantra" to minimize the investigation into connections between his campaign and the Kremlin. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu’s legal troubles mount as police seek new bribery charges

Netanyahu’s legal troubles mount as police seek new bribery charges The Bezeq case, known as Case 4000 , is the most serious of all those of which Mr Netanyahu has been accused. It's believed that Netanyahu fired Communications Ministry Director-General Avi Berger and hired his loyalist and ex-campaign manager Shlomo Filber in order to provide Elovitch and his companies special treatment. [Full Article...]

English couple thanks NYC police for finding lost engagement ring

They have since been in touch with police and they are working to return the ring safely. "Thank you, Twitter . Case closed!" the NYPD posted Sunday afternoon, along with a photo of the happy couple. Daniella said yes straight away but they both knew the ring wasn't the right size. The man was captured on CCTV getting on one knee and proposing to his girlfriend in Times Square . [Full Article...]

US Migrant Caravan: Tijuana officials brace more incoming migrants

US Migrant Caravan: Tijuana officials brace more incoming migrants Officials with Mexico's human rights commission said the new facility opened on Thursday is bigger than the sports complex, which can handle only about 2,000 people, and will ensure migrants are not forced to sleep out in the open. "You want to get up and get out of there really quickly", Bayron, 27, of Honduras, who declined to give his last name, said. Meanwhile, Secretary of Defense James Mat... [Full Article...]

Trump Tried to Sell Argentina Weapons at G20

Trump Tried to Sell Argentina Weapons at G20 In remarks opening Saturday's session, Argentine President Mauricio Macri said his country is committed to the Paris accord, protecting marine areas and lowering emissions, calling sustainable development "the north star of all our economic, social and environmental goals". [Full Article...]

MBS and Vladimir Putin are all smiles at G20 summit

MBS and Vladimir Putin are all smiles at G20 summit Saudi Arabia has long sought to diversify away from its reliance on the United States and has increasingly stepped up its engagement with China, its largest trading partner with US$42.36 billion in bilateral trade in 2017. Argentinian President Mauricio Macri's wife Juliana Awada and French President Emmanuel Macron's wife Brigitte laugh during a ceremony at the Casa Rosada Presidential Palace. [Full Article...]

Israel bombs Syria in 'first strike' since air defences were upgraded

Israel bombs Syria in 'first strike' since air defences were upgraded Syrian opposition sources and groups on the ground said the area was close to where the Iranian-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah has a powerful presence with several bases. In October, Moscow equipped Damascus with the advanced S-300 surface-to-air missiles, days after Israeli fighter jets attacking Syrian targets used a Russian surveillance plane flying nearby as a shield and misled the Syrian air... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump scraps G20 meet with Vladimir Putin over Ukraine crisis

Donald Trump scraps G20 meet with Vladimir Putin over Ukraine crisis All during those months, candidate Trump was telling the American public that he had no business interests in Russian Federation. "Even if he was right". Just a short time before sending the tweets , as he left the White House, Trump told reporters his planned meeting with Putin at the G-20 was still on and that it would " probably " be happening. [Full Article...]

Putin and Saudi Crown Prince 'high five' at G20 photo op

Putin and Saudi Crown Prince 'high five' at G20 photo op The meeting between the two leaders comes a few months after it was announced that - following US's reimposition of sanctions against Iran - India will cut its oil imports from Tehran to zero . With the latter conflict ongoing for more than three years, one wonders if in the past Macron hasn't been firm enough, or maybe the Saudi prince isn't quite as honorable as he claims. [Full Article...]

Cindy Hyde-Smith wins runoff for Senate seat in Mississippi

Cindy Hyde-Smith wins runoff for Senate seat in Mississippi Still, bolstered by unwavering support from President Donald Trump in historically conservative Mississippi, Hyde-Smith cruised to a relatively easy victory. Yet, Hyde-Smith's win and the (relatively small) size of it makes a lot of sense when put in the context of this election cycle. Having been heavily favored to win the reliably Republican state, Hyde-Smith became engulfed in a political... [Full Article...]

Nooses found outside MS legislature day before Senate vote

Nooses found outside MS legislature day before Senate vote Senate seat in Mississippi. Voters in MS will decide on Tuesday a US Senate special election runoff marked by racial controversy and capped by a last-minute visit by President Donald Trump to shore up the beleaguered Republican incumbent. [Full Article...]

Pompeo: No Direct Link Between Crown Prince, Khashoggi Death

Pompeo: No Direct Link Between Crown Prince, Khashoggi Death Earlier Wednesday, both Pompeo and Mattis framed USA. support for Saudi Arabia as a national security matter, even though Riyadh's conduct in Yemen's civil war has drawn worldwide condemnation. The Liberals have faced calls to cancel the armoured-vehicles contract, but Trudeau has said the penalty for doing so would be "in the billions of dollars". [Full Article...]

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about Russian Federation deal

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying about Russian Federation deal Cohen's new guilty plea comes at a particularly perilous time for Trump, whose presidency has been threatened by Cohen's statements to investigators. But his lawyer said: "Mr Cohen has co-operated". "Cohen made the false statements to (1) minimize links between the Moscow Project and [Trump] and (2) give the false impression that the Moscow Project ended before the Iowa caucus and 'the very firs... [Full Article...]

‘Not airworthy’ - Investigators DRAMATIC conclusion on crashed Lion Air flight

‘Not airworthy’ - Investigators DRAMATIC conclusion on crashed Lion Air flight Lemme said he was also troubled that there weren't easy checks to see if sensor information was correct, that the crew of the fatal flight apparently wasn't warned that similar problems had occurred on previous flights, and that the Lion Air jet wasn't fully repaired after those flights. [Full Article...]

Kremlin still planning on Trump-Putin meeting at G-20

Kremlin still planning on Trump-Putin meeting at G-20 The UN General Assembly viewed the annexation as illegal. A rift was growing between Britain and key allies yesterday as European diplomats pushed back on calls for a firmer response to Russia's weekend naval clash with Ukraine . Meanwhile, the Kremlin said Wednesday it still expects a meeting between Putin and Trump to go ahead as planned despite a suggestion from the president that it c... [Full Article...]


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