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Russia says no plans to install new missiles unless U.S. deploys them

Added: 18.08.2019 9:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Russia will not deploy new missiles as long as the United States shows similar restraint in Europe and Asia, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sunday, after Washington's withdrawal from a Soviet-era arms pact.


MLB roundup: Brewers outslug Nats in 14 innings

Added: 18.08.2019 7:52 | 19 views | 0 comments

Milwaukee's Eric Thames roped a two-run homer in the 14th inning and the Brewers scored a wild 15-14 victory over the host Washington Nationals on Saturday night.

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63 killed in suicide bomb attack on wedding in Kabul

Added: 18.08.2019 7:03 | 19 views | 0 comments

63 people have been killed and over 180 injured following a suicide bomb attack on a wedding in the Afghan capital, Kabul. The blast, which took place late Saturday in the western p[art of the city, came as Washington and the Taliban are in the final stages of a deal to reduce the US...

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Flash floods hit Washington D.C. during morning rush hour

Added: 17.08.2019 17:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

Flash floods hit the Washington D.C. area, drenching busy roads and disrupting public transportation.

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North Korea's Kim Jong Un expresses 'great satisfaction' over latest weapons tests

Added: 17.08.2019 14:16 | 11 views | 0 comments

North Korea said Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises.

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Gibraltar releases Iran supertanker that US sought to seize

Added: 17.08.2019 9:38 | 22 views | 0 comments

The British overseas territory of Gibraltar released a seized Iranian supertanker Thursday over last-minute objections from the US, potentially easing tensions between London and Tehran, which still holds a British-flagged vessel. The release of the Grace 1 comes amid a growing confrontation between Iran and the West after US President Donald Trump pulled Washington out of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers over a year ago. In past weeks, the Persian Gulf region has seen six attacks on oil tankers that the US has blamed on Iran and the downing of a U.S.surveillance drone by Iranian forces. Iran denied it was behind the tanker attacks, although it has seized other tankers. Gibraltar...

In another setback, US cuts $440 million financial aid to Pakistan

Added: 17.08.2019 7:44 | 20 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON: In another jolt to Pakistan, the United States slashed the aid to the cash-strapped nation by nearly US $440 million, bringing down its commitment to just US $4.1 billion. The aid was disbursed under Pakistan Enhanced Partnership Agreement (PEPA) 2010, reported Express Tribune. The US apprised Pakistan Prime Minister Imran...

Israel blocks visit from Democratic Congresswomen who are Trump targets

Added: 17.08.2019 7:17 | 3 views | 0 comments

President Trump's battle against the"Squad" Democrats reached the international stage on Thursday when Israeli leader, Benjamin Netanyahu, barred U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota from visiting the country. The decision came after Mr. Trump tweeted it would show "great weakness" for Israel to allow the Congresswomen to carry out their visit to disputed territories in the West Bank. Senior Washington correspondent for i24 News, Dan Raviv, joined CBSN to break down the latest.


North Korea's Kim Jong-un expresses 'great satisfaction' after test of 'new weapon'

Added: 17.08.2019 7:16 | 23 views | 0 comments

North Korea says leader Kim Jong-un supervised Friday’s test-firing of an unspecified “new weapon”, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises. Pyongyang’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on Saturday that Kim expressed...

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