Secretary of State: Americans Should Be ‘Encouraged’ with US Diplomatic Efforts

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has touted the diplomatic accomplishments of President Donald Trump’s administration this year, saying “Americans should be encouraged” by its dealings with the U.S.’ “greatest security threat,” North Korea, along with China and Russia. In an Op-Ed published Thursday in The New York Times, Tillerson wrote that Trump “abandoned the failed… Please follow and like us:

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State Department: US, Russia Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N. Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have “agreed to continue to work toward a diplomatic solution to achieve a denuclearized Korean peninsula,” the U.S. State Department said Wednesday. A U.S. statement said the two spoke by phone Tuesday to discuss concerns related to North Korea’s “destabilizing nuclear program and emphasized… Please follow and like us:

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UN to Vote on Measure Rejecting US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

The United Nations Security Council is due to vote Monday on a draft resolution rejecting U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The United States is one of the five permanent members of the council that hold veto rights, meaning the resolution drafted by Egypt is not likely to pass. The text of… Please follow and like us:

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US Isolated at United Nations Over Jerusalem Decision

Some of the United States’ oldest allies turned their backs on Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and relocate its embassy there, during an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday. “It contradicts international law and U.N. Security Council resolutions,” Swedish Ambassador Olof Skoog told the council. “Jerusalem is a final status… Please follow and like us:

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EGYPT – Death toll in Egypt mosque attack rises to more than 300

Gunmen attacked a packed mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province on Friday and set off a bomb, killing at least 305 people in the country’s deadliest attack in recent memory. According to officials, the militants opened fire from four off-road vehicles on Sufi worshippers during a Friday sermon in the Rawda mosque, roughly 40 kilometres… Please follow and like us:

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Saudi accuses Iran of potential ‘act of war’

Saudi Arabia has lashed out at Iran over the firing of a ballistic missile towards Riyadh by Houthi rebels in Yemen, citing evidence that Tehran was behind the strike and labelling it a potential “act of war”. A statement issued on Monday via the state news agency SPA denounced the “flagrant military aggression by the Iranian-controlled… Please follow and like us:

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Japan: North Korea Nuclear Threat ‘Critical’

The nuclear threat from North Korea is critical and requires a joint response from the United States, Japan, and South Korea, Japan’s defense minister said Monday. “[The] threat posed by North Korea has grown to the unprecedented, critical and imminent level. Therefore, we have to take calibrated and different responses to meet with that level of… Please follow and like us:

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Analyst: Latest US Sanctions on North Korea Will Result in Full Trade Embargo

The latest executive order signed by President Donald Trump would, in effect, amount to a full trade and financial embargo, squeezing all the revenue channels North Korea maintains to finance its weapons programs, a former senior counterterrorism official said. On Sept. 21, less than two weeks after the U.N. Security Council approved new sanctions, Trump turned… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Imposing New Sanctions on North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he is imposing new sanctions against North Korea for its nuclear threat as he prepared for meetings with the leaders of South Korea and Japan to plot strategy on their confrontation with Pyongyang. WATCH: Trump on sanctions Trump is meeting separately with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime… Please follow and like us:

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North Korea threatens US, Japan over UN sanctions

North Korea has threatened to sink Japan and reduce the US to “ashes and darkness” for leading the latest UN Security Council sanctions imposed on the country. The Security Council on Monday unanimously approved a US-drafted resolution, which bans Kim Jong-un’s government from exporting textiles and restricts the shipment of oil products. Reacting to the vote… Please follow and like us:

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China Attacks Trump Threat to Curb Trade Because of North Korea Link

China has attacked U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to halt trade with any country doing business with North Korea after its latest nuclear test, saying it endangered vast trade relations between Washington and Beijing. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Monday, “What is definitely unacceptable to us is that on the one hand we work so… Please follow and like us:

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Mattis says North Korea risks ‘total annihilation’

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary James Mattis warned North Korea Sunday against aggression against the United States or its allies, saying it would trigger a unified world response and what he termed the “total annihilation of a country, namely North Korea.” Speaking outside the White House after President Donald Trump met with his top national security advisers,… Please follow and like us:

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EXCLUSIVE: Soros Claims To Be A Liberal. Here’s Where He Puts His Money

Billionaire George Soros gives liberally to progressive causes, but he puts his financial bets on fast-food chains, GMO foods, coal, firearms and gas-guzzling cars, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group analysis of his latest financial filing. Soros claims he is a fighter for human rights but that hasn’t kept his separate private family… Please follow and like us:

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China urges US to correct secondary sanctions ‘mistake’

China has opposed secondary sanctions related to the DPRK announced by the US Treasury Department on Tuesday and called on the US government to correct the “mistake”. The US Treasury announced on Tuesday new sanctions on 16 entities and individuals, mostly from China and Russia, for alleged business ties with the missile and nuclear weapons program… Please follow and like us:

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