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Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui, who is the National People's Congress spokesman, sidestepped a question at the legislature's opening news conference about whether Xi would stay on "forever". According to agency reports, Trump's announcement on Thursday sparked a flurry of counter-threats from other nations but its main trade rival, China, had avoided any overt warnings of potential retaliation until now.
  • ANC claims 'moral victory' after EFF's motion on land is passed

    ANC claims 'moral victory' after EFF's motion on land is passed

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    This was after the DA rejected the EFF led motion on land. The EFF has now said they will support an ANC candidate only if that candidate is the former deputy minister of finance Jonas or "anyone closer to him in character". Freedom Front Plus leader Pieter Groenewald was left incensed by the motion, shouting: " Skrik wakker (wake up)". "We got legal title deeds of our land".
  • Korea issues Joseph Yun to retire

    Korea issues Joseph Yun to retire

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    Joseph Yun, 64, said that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accepted his resignation "with regret" after 23 years of civil service. "If the United States ignores our honest efforts for improving inter-Korean relations. "It's regrettable that Yun is leaving at this critical moment". South Korean-born Joseph Yun, a strong advocate for engagement with Pyongyang, has led US contact with North Korea, quietly pursuing direct diplomacy since taking his post under former President Barack Obama in ...
  • Are Russia and NATO Launching a New Cold War-Style Arms Race?

    Are Russia and NATO Launching a New Cold War-Style Arms Race?

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    News aired a second excerpt of Megyn Kelly's interview with Russian president Vladimir Putin , in which the he explained the "two reasons" he would use the nuclear-capable missiles he unveiled this week. Putin highlighted a test of Russia's RS-28 Sarmat missile, an ICBM that, according to Russian state media, can fly 6,800 miles with a payload of 15 warheads (the actual capabilities of the missile have not been shown).
  • Mnuchin: New sanctions coming for Russia, North Korea

    Mnuchin: New sanctions coming for Russia, North Korea

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    The move comes after decades of tensions between the two countries, which have no formal diplomatic relations, and a year of escalating rhetoric, including threats of war, between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. They predicted his departure will add to doubts about US willingness to conduct diplomacy with Pyongyang, while compounding the depletion of the State Department's top ranks since Trump took office.
  • Trump stuns his party by embracing gun control

    Trump stuns his party by embracing gun control

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    Under pressure to act to stem gun violence on school grounds, Trump planned to solicit input from the state chief executives during meetings today at the White House . " We have to harden our schools, not soften them up", Trump said. "It doesn't make sense that we allow anyone, regardless of their criminal history or a history of mental illness, to walk into a gun show or go online and buy a gun, no questions asked", Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate ...
  • Turkey Sends Special Forces for Next Stage of Afrin Aggression

    Turkey Sends Special Forces for Next Stage of Afrin Aggression

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    Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag on February 25 told government-linked propaganda network Anadolu Agency that military operations in the Afrin region would not be affected by a recent UN Security Council Resolution that brokered a nation-wide ceasefire for Syria as well as the distribution of aid and medical evacuations, conditions that Macron categorically reiterated must include the Kurdish-held Afrin region.
  • N elects Shehbaz as interim party prez, Nawaz as 'Quaid for life'

    N elects Shehbaz as interim party prez, Nawaz as 'Quaid for life'

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    PML-N Chairman Raja Zafarul Haq proposed Nawaz's elevation as " quaid for life", saying, "Mian Nawaz Sharif was, is and Inshallah will remain the leader of the PML-N". Nawaz Sharif had already put his weight behind his younger brother for performing well in Punjab and keeping the party united by dint of his "exceptional qualities".
  • Premier Notley doesn't believe BC legal challenge has merit

    Premier Notley doesn't believe BC legal challenge has merit

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    Premier John Horgan as he attempts to sidetrack the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, a $7.4-billion project that will triple the amount of oil moving from Alberta to the Pacific coast. Alberta, Canada's oil producing province, wants the pipeline while many in BC oppose it. But on the fifth, his government will wait for a ruling from the courts.
  • Election for three Rajya Sabha seats in state on March 23

    Election for three Rajya Sabha seats in state on March 23

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    Bypolls for Araria Lok Sabha seat and the Assembly seats of Jehanabad and Bhabhua are scheduled for March 11. As things stand now, the Congress-led opposition has 123 MPs (including 54 of the Congress ) in a house of 233 elected members (apart from 12 Nominated), while the NDA has 83 members (including 58 of BJP) plus four Independents who support the BJP (these include MPs Rajeev Chandrashekhar, Subhash Chandra, Sanjay Dattatraya Kakade and Amar Singh).
  • 2 cops killed, dozens of terrorists on prowl in Srinagar

    2 cops killed, dozens of terrorists on prowl in Srinagar

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    A Constable, Kultar Singh of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Polices 13th Battalion, suffered injuries. The shrine was gutted and the entire township was razed in a gunfight in 1995. Security forces launched checking of vehicles and frisking of individuals on the streets. The terrorists also ran away with his rifle. According to police, weapon snatching is the first stage for youth intending to join militancy to "prove their loyalty" to the "cause" as it makes them fugitives in the eyes of law.
  • Billy Graham to lie in honor at US Capitol

    Billy Graham to lie in honor at US Capitol

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will take part in a service when his casket arrives, the report stated. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the ongoing ministry of evangelism at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, online at BillyGraham.org or via mail, sent to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28201.
  • McMaster could leave WH after months of tension with Trump

    McMaster could leave WH after months of tension with Trump

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    McMaster- was sent to the DOD detailing some of the president's ideas for the event. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has made his recommendations to the White House on transgender individuals serving in the military, the Pentagon said on Friday, after President Donald Trump´s call previous year for a ban on such service.