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DC protesters march in unity with hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

November 20, 2017 10:00 pm
DC protesters march in unity with hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Hundreds of protesters have marched in Washington, DC, to draw attention to the situation in hurricane-stricken Puerto Rico amid criticism that the Trump administration’s response has been inadequate.  Dubbed “The Unity for Puerto Rico March,” the event was attended by San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz and politicians like Representative Luis Gutierrez […]

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Beijing blasts Washington for sanctioning Chinese bank over alleged ties with North Korea

November 3, 2017 10:16 pm
Beijing blasts Washington for sanctioning Chinese bank over alleged ties with North Korea

In this picture taken on July 5, 2017 a man reads a newspaper displayed in a window billboard featuring a commercial for the Bank of Dandong near the Friendship bridge (not seen) on the Yalu River connecting the North Korean town of Sinuiju and Dandong in Chinese border city of […]

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Kremlin accuses Washington of pushing for Russia’s Olympics exclusion

October 20, 2017 7:30 pm
Kremlin accuses Washington of pushing for Russia’s Olympics exclusion

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (front) and Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attend a session of the Council of Heads of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) in Sochi, October 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia has accused the United States of exerting pressure on Olympics officials to exclude the country from […]

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Russia tells US to remove nuclear weapons deployed in Europe

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Russia tells US to remove nuclear weapons deployed in Europe

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks at the Nonproliferation Conference at the Center for Energy and Security Studies in Moscow, October 20, 2017. (Photo by Tass) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called on Washington to remove its nuclear weapons deployed in Europe. The top Russian diplomat said US nukes […]

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US President Donald Trump administration rejects World Bank capital increase

October 14, 2017 3:00 am
US President Donald Trump administration rejects World Bank capital increase

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the World Bank is inefficient and can be more effective in the nearly $60 billion in development finance it currently allocates each year The Trump administration on Friday rejected a capital increase by the World Bank, which the Bank says is necessary to expand its […]

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White House not ready for negotiations with North Korea after US President Donald Trump’s comment

October 3, 2017 1:00 pm
White House not ready for negotiations with North Korea after US President Donald Trump’s comment

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during a briefing at the White House September 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. The White House is sending mixed signals about negotiations with North Korea after US President Donald Trump’s comment, indicating that diplomacy with the Asian nuclear power is a waste […]

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Thousands of Americans march in Washington to demand racial justice amid NFL protests

October 1, 2017 7:15 am
Thousands of Americans march in Washington to demand racial justice amid NFL protests

Protesters hold up banners as they march past the Capitol during the march for Racial Justice in Washington, DC, on September 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Several thousand people march in Washington to demand racial justice in the US days after professional athletes across the nation challenged President Donald Trump’s derogatory […]

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Pyongyang says ready to send ‘more gift packages’ to the United States

September 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Pyongyang says ready to send ‘more gift packages’ to the United States

This picture from North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) taken on August 29, 2017 and released on August 30, 2017 shows North Korea’s intermediate-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 lifting off from the launching pad at an undisclosed location near Pyongyang. (Photo by AFP) North Korea has warned the […]

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Russia surveillance aircraft flies over Washington secure airspace

August 9, 2017 10:30 pm
Russia surveillance aircraft flies over Washington secure airspace

A file Photo of a Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154 A Russian surveillance aircraft has made a low altitude flight over the Pentagon, the Capitol and other US government buildings in Washington. The Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154 made its flight on Wednesday as part of the Treaty on Open Skies, […]

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Beijing calls on Washington to avoid damaging Sino-US ties over Taiwan

July 17, 2017 7:00 pm
Beijing calls on Washington to avoid damaging Sino-US ties over Taiwan

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang Beijing has lodged an official complaint with Washington over the passage of a bill that would expand military ties between the United States and Taiwan. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang on Monday expressed his country’s opposition to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) […]

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