Category Archives: World News

Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe resigns

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe said that the decision was voluntary and that he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power, the Reuters news agency reports. Advertisements

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North Korea on ‘aggressive schedule’ in developing ballistic missile submarine

A new report says Kim Jong Un’s regime is pursuing an “aggressive schedule” to construct its first operational ballistic missile submarine, an analysis of satellite images indicated as North Korea scoffs at international condemnation and moves to complete its missile and nuclear program.

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Trump should be ‘sentenced to death’ for insulting Kim Jong Un, North Korea says

President Trump should be “sentenced to death” for calling North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un “short and fat,” the regime’s state media declared Wednesday in an unhinged diatribe blasting Trump as an “old lunatic, mean trickster and human reject.”

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British govt accused of hurting case of woman jailed in Iran

Britain says Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has spoken to the husband of a British woman imprisoned in Iran as pressure mounts on the Conservative government to step up efforts to free her. The Foreign Office says Johnson and Richard Ratcliffe spoke by phone Sunday, but did not elaborate further.

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Trump arrives in Philippines amid protests

Sunday President Donald Trump’s tour of Asia continued with his arrival in the Philippines, the last of five nations on his itinerary before he returns to the United States. Trump  is scheduled to attend a pair of international summits and meet several times with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte.

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Trump mocks North Korea’s Kim, says he would never call him ‘short and fat’

Saturday President Trump said  that he would never call North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “short and fat,” after Kim’s government slammed Trump as an “old lunatic” following a recent speech in neighboring South Korea.

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Top Intel Dem blasts Trump for accepting Putin’s word over intelligence agencies

Saturday Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, ripped President Trump for suggesting he accepted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denial that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election.

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Trump, Putin reportedly agree to defeat ISIS in Syria

Reuters and the Kremlin both say President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a joint statement on Saturday vowing to continue the fight against ISIS in Syria until the militants are completely defeated.

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Trump: ‘I really believe’ Putin when he told me face-to-face ‘I didn’t meddle’ in elections

Of course not, Assange said Putin and Russia weren’t involved. Saturday Trump told reporters that Putin and Russia didn’t meddle in the 2016 presidential election.

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US Air Force official: Missile targeting Saudis was Iranian

The ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels that targeted the Saudi capital was from Iran and bore “Iranian markings,” the top U.S. Air Force official in the Mideast said Friday.

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