Post Tagged with: "Foreign Policy"

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vows to turn country into world’s strongest nuclear power

December 13, 2017 7:30 am
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un vows to turn country into world’s strongest nuclear power

This undated picture released from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on December 09, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visiting Mount Paektu in Ryanggang Province. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said that he will turn his country into the “world’s strongest nuclear power.” According to North Korea’s […]

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Russia suspends own diplomatic presence in war-torn Yemen: Foreign Ministry

December 12, 2017 3:16 am
Russia suspends own diplomatic presence in war-torn Yemen: Foreign Ministry

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova Russia says it has temporarily ended Moscow’s diplomatic presence in war-torn Yemen due to the current “situation in Sana’a,” as the Saudi-led military coalition has increased its airstrikes against the impoverished country during the past few weeks.   Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova announced […]

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British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn receives peace prize amid media silence

December 11, 2017 2:30 pm
British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn receives peace prize amid media silence

British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been awarded an international peace prize for his anti-war efforts, an event that was largely ignored by major British and international media. Corbyn received the prestigious Sean MacBride Peace Prize for his “sustained and powerful political work for disarmament […]

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US, South Korea, Japan start missile tracking drill amid heightened tensions

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US, South Korea, Japan start missile tracking drill amid heightened tensions

In this photo provided by the South Korea’s Defense Ministry, Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea, September 4, 2017. (Via AP) The United States, South Korea and Japan have started joint war games amid high tensions on the Korean Peninsula […]

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Women accusing Donald Trump of sexual misconduct should be heard: US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley

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Women accusing Donald Trump of sexual misconduct should be heard: US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks at a UN Security Council meeting. (file photo) US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct “should be heard.” “Women who accuse anyone should be heard. They should be heard […]

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US President Donald Trump slams media over fake news, calling reporters a ‘stain on America’

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US President Donald Trump slams media over fake news, calling reporters a ‘stain on America’

President Donald Trump greets people during a rally at the Pensacola Bay Center on December 8, 2017 in Pensacola, Florida. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has once again railed against the media blasting journalists and calling their work “a stain on America” after a string of errors in reporting […]

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Fox News ‘oblivious to the serial lying’ of US President Donald Trump

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Fox News ‘oblivious to the serial lying’ of US President Donald Trump

Protesters from the National Organization for Women (NOW) of New York hold a protest in front of the News Corporation Headquarters in New York, April 20 , 2017. (Photo by AFP) American basic cable and satellite television news channel Fox News is “abetting a cover up” in the White House […]

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End of nuclear weapons or end of us; choice is ours: Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN

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End of nuclear weapons or end of us; choice is ours: Anti-nuclear weapons group ICAN

This file photo taken in 1971 shows a French nuclear test explosion in Mururoa atoll, French Polynesia, in the southern Pacific Ocean. ( Photo by AFP) A Nobel Peace Prize winning anti-nuclear weapons group has warned that the world is one “tantrum” away from nuclear war. The International Campaign to […]

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Former Fox News host Juliet Huddy accuses Trump of sex assault

December 10, 2017 9:51 am
Former Fox News host Juliet Huddy accuses Trump of sex assault

Former Fox News host Juliet Huddy A former Fox News anchor has accused US President Donald Trump of making an unwanted sexual advance on her in an elevator and joked about it later on. Juliet Huddy, who worked with Trump’s favorite news outlet for more than a decade before ending […]

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The United States would likely lose war with Russia, China: RAND Corporation

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The United States would likely lose war with Russia, China: RAND Corporation

US military aircraft drop live ordnance during a flight demonstration involving aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Pacific Ocean, December 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United States will likely lose a military confrontation with either Russia and China, US think tank RAND Corporation says, warning about the US military’s […]

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100 Jewish studies scholars sign petition condemning US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

December 8, 2017 11:59 pm
100 Jewish studies scholars sign petition condemning US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

A general view of Jerusalem shows the Dome of the Rock, located in Jerusalem al-Quds’s Old City on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount on December 6, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) More than 100 Jewish studies scholars have condemned President Donald Trump’s […]

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Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Southern California

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Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Southern California

A firefighter works at the top of a hill as the Lilac Fire, a fast moving wild fire, burns through Bonsall, California, US, December 7, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Firefighters battled several intense wind-driven wildfires early on Friday across densely populated Southern California that have destroyed at least 500 structures […]

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov censures Washington’s provocation in Korean Peninsula

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov censures Washington’s provocation in Korean Peninsula

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a press conference after the 24th Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna, Austria, December 8, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has censured the joint military exercises conducted by the United States and […]

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Iranians hold nationwide protests against US Jerusalem al-Quds decision

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Iranians hold nationwide protests against US Jerusalem al-Quds decision

Large groups of Iranians have taken to the streets across the country to protest against US recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital.” Protesters in the capital city of Tehran and other cities across the country staged anti-Israeli rallies after Friday prayers. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday defied global […]

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Russia concerned by the United States missile development budget

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Russia concerned by the United States missile development budget

Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Ryabkov (L) (photo by AFP) Russia has voiced concern about the allocation by the United States Congress of funds for the US military to develop new missiles. The US Senate and House of Representatives finalized the US military budget for 2018, in […]

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Muslim world needs another intifada in defense of Quds: Tehran conference

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Muslim world needs another intifada in defense of Quds: Tehran conference

An overview of the venue hosting the 31st Islamic Unity Conference in the Iranian capital of Tehran, December 7, 2018 (Photo by IRNA) Senior Muslim figures attending the international Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran have slammed a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,” calling for a new […]

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China calls on the United States, North Korea to tone down rhetoric

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China calls on the United States, North Korea to tone down rhetoric

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang China has urged the United States and North Korea to exercise restraint, reminding the sides that war would not resolve the long-standing issues between them. The US military has been conducting joint exercises with South Korea since Monday, drilling mock attacks on North Korea in […]

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Jerusalem as Israel’s capital derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: UN, Pope Francis, World leaders condemns US President Donald Trump’s announcement

December 7, 2017 8:41 am
Jerusalem as Israel’s capital derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process: UN, Pope Francis, World leaders condemns US President Donald Trump’s announcement

President Donald Trump’s decision Wednesday to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital could temporarily derail the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, two senior White House officials acknowledged after Trump’s speech. The question now for those officials: For how long? “We’re prepared for derailment — temporary, I hope. Pretty sure it will be temporary,” […]

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US President Donald Trump declares Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

December 6, 2017 11:30 pm
US President Donald Trump declares Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital

US President Donald Trump delivers a statement on Jerusalem al-Quds from the White House in Washington, DC on December 6, 2017. (AFP photo) US President Donald Trump has officially declared the disputed city of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital, despite warnings from around the world that the measure risks triggering […]

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US President Donald Trump tells Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of intention to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds: Palestinian presidency

December 5, 2017 11:45 pm
US President Donald Trump tells Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of intention to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds: Palestinian presidency

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (R) and US President Donald Trump (file photo) US President Donald Trump has told Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of his intention to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds, the Palestinian presidency says. In a phone call on Tuesday, Trump “informed the president […]

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Protest against Republican tax bill breaks out in US cities

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Protest against Republican tax bill breaks out in US cities

Demonstrators protest the tax bills recently passed by the US Senate and the House of Representatives, on December 4, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (AFP photo) Thousands of protesters have carried out demonstrations in major US cities to express their anger over the narrowly passed Republican tax bill that will […]

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Iranian capital of Tehran hosts International Islamic Unity Conference

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Iranian capital of Tehran hosts International Islamic Unity Conference

The photo shows a view of the 31th International Islamic Unity Conference in Tehran, Iran, December 5, 2017. The 31 International Islamic Unity Conference begins in the Iranian capital, Tehran, with 520 dignitaries, ministers, scholars, university professors, and representatives from scientific as well as cultural associations in attendance. The event is […]

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US Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban fully implemented

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US Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban fully implemented

This file photo taken on January 30, 2017 shows a protest outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, against Donald Trump’s travel ban. The US Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a travel ban targeting eight countries, six of them Muslim majority nations with no […]

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Palestine Liberation Organization, Saudis warn against the US new policy on Jerusalem al-Quds to be “kiss of death”

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Palestine Liberation Organization, Saudis warn against the US new policy on Jerusalem al-Quds to be “kiss of death”

The Palestine Liberation Organization’s top representative in the US, Husam Zomlot The Palestine Liberation Organization’s top representative in the US says the formal recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the Israeli capital will be the “kiss of death” to so-called peace efforts. “That would be actually the kiss of death to […]

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Turkish authorities warned that Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds status change by the United States to lead to catastrophe

December 4, 2017 8:38 am
Turkish authorities warned that Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds status change by the United States to lead to catastrophe

This photo taken on October 27, 2016, shows Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag speaking during a press conference at the Turkish Embassy in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) Turkish authorities have warned that any change in the current status of Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem al-Quds, as proposed by the United […]

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