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North Korea says Trump begged for a war during his Asia trip

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s first trip to Asia showed he was a “destroyer” and he had begged for war on the Korean peninsula. “Trump, during his visit, [...]

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Maradona backs Venezuela’s Maduro, signs for World Cup coverage

CARACAS (Reuters) – Former Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has voiced fervent support for Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro and signed up to work for Caracas-based Telesur TV during next year’s World Cup in Russia. Maradona, [...]

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Shifting sands: What is changing in Saudi Arabia?

(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has ordered a crackdown on corruption, the latest in a wave of frenetic changes in the kingdom over the past 2-1/2 years. Prince Mohammed says he is [...]

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UK queen embroiled in tax haven leak

Millions of pounds from the private estate of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II have been invested in offshore tax haven funds, a huge new leak of financial documents revealed on Sunday. Around £10 million ($13 million, EUR11.3 [...]

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Saudi prince killed in helicopter crash

A Saudi prince has been killed when the helicopter he was travelling in crashed near the border with Yemen, according to BBC. Prince Mansour bin Muqrin, the deputy governor of Asir province, was travelling with several [...]

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Japan would shoot N Korean missiles ‘out of sky’ if it bought US weaponry: Trump

US president Donald Trump said on Monday that Japan would shoot North Korean missiles “out of the sky” if it bought the US weaponry needed for doing so, suggesting Tokyo take a stance it has avoided [...]

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UNSC weakens response to Myanmar after China objection

The UN Security Council on Monday dropped plans to adopt a resolution demanding an end to the violence in Myanmar in the face of strong opposition from China and instead opted for a statement, diplomats said. [...]

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Writers urge Trump to seek release of Nobel laureate’s wife

BEIJING (AP) — Ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing, literary luminaries such as Margaret Atwood and Philip Roth are calling on China to free the widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. A [...]