Military will use lethal force at Mexico border if needed – Trump

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US President Donald Trump has given troops permission to use lethal force if needed at the border with Mexico, adding that there could be a government shutdown next month over border security. Trump’s statements come just one day after US … Read More

Denmark joins Germany, Norway in suspending arms sales to Saudis

Danish FM cites Khashoggi death and Riyadh’s role in Yemen war, as US announces peace talks to start next month. A woman holds a poster during the funeral prayers in absentia for Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed last … Read More

Central American caravan gains speed, as first migrants cross border

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Migrants from Central American countries have banded together for safety on the long journey north to the United StatesPEDRO PARDO (AFP) President Donald Trump has deployed some 5,900 troops to the border as the caravan approaches   Hundreds of Central … Read More

As Talks Between Washington And Pyongyang Stall, Fears Over The Breakdown Of North Korea’s Denuclearization Process Rise

This past week, North Korean official Kim Yong-chol abruptly cancelled a planned meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for this Thursday.  As both countries seek to reconcile their differences and pursue détente, the latest developments in the bilateral … Read More

Trump sending troops to US-Mexico border

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is planning to dispatch at least 800 active-duty troops to the southern border at the direction of a president who has sought to transform fears about immigration into electoral gains in the midterms as … Read More

China says its army will act ‘at any cost’ to prevent Taiwan split

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BEIJING – China’s army will take action”at any cost” to foil attempts to separate the self-ruled island of Taiwan, which Beijing claims as its own, the country’s defense minister said on Thursday. Beijing has been infuriated by recent U.S. sanctions on … Read More

White House Threatens Iran With Retaliation Over Militant Attacks

posted in: Middle East, News

Protesters stormed and burned the Iranian Consulate in Basra, Iraq, on Friday. Some have accused the United States or Saudi Arabia of being behind the attack.Credit Credit Nabil Al-Jurani/Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has signaled a new phase in its … Read More

Iran claims it now controls the Straits of Hormuz and this could trigger US-Iran war

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The head of the navy of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, General Alireza Tangsiri, said on Monday that Iran had full control of the Gulf and the U.S. Navy did not belong there. Tangsiri said Iran had full control of the Gulf … Read More

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