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‘Won’t hesitate to pull muscle-flexing trigger’ in defense: North Korea blasts US sanctions policy

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North Korea’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement decrying Washington’s continued sanctions policies against them as “most extreme hostile acts,” arguing the measures threaten diplomacy, and warning they would defend themselves. The Ministry’s Wednesday statement sharply criticized the White House’s decision last Friday to extend 6 executive orders sanctioning the country over their nuclear and missile Read More

‘Mercenary’ pilot captured by Libya’s Haftar forces identified as a US Air Force vet after release

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A fighter jet pilot who was shot down and captured by the forces of one of Libya’s rival governments was revealed to be a US Air Force veteran. The US media identified Jamie Sponaugle after his Saudi-facilitated release. Sponaugle was captured by the Libyan National Army (LNA), the military force loyal to Gen. Khalifa Haftar, Read More

Saudi Aramco signs crude supply, storage, refining deals with South Korean companies

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Singapore — Saudi Aramco and its affiliates signed 12 agreements with major South Korean companies on Wednesday to reinforce relationships with Asia’s fourth biggest energy consumer, expand international operations, and support the region’s energy security with the expansion of Arabian crude oil supply to Asian markets. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & Read More

US official hints at excluding Seoul from intel on North Korea over Huawei

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Washington may stop sharing intelligence on North Korea with Seoul if it refuses to toe the US line and bar China’s Huawei from installing its communications equipment in South Korea. South Korea is one of many nations pressured by the US to join its crusade against the Chinese telecom giant. Seoul is caught between a Read More

Asia stocks retreat after Fed tempers aggressive rate cut expectations

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks retreated on Wednesday and the dollar inched up from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monetary easing. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, Read More

Asia stocks slip after Fed tempers aggressive rate cut expectations

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday and the dollar pulled back from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monetary easing. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected on an electronic board showing a graph analyzing recent change of Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, Read More

‘Melania’s enforcer’: What we know about Trump’s new press secretary

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By David Mercer, news reporter She has a record of defending scandal-hit politicians and is a close confidante of US first lady Melania Trump. Stephanie Grisham has been named as Donald Trump’s new press secretary – the third person to take on the role during his time as US president. Here, Sky News looks at Read More

‘Trump & Kim’ spotted out and about in Tokyo (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

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Published time: 25 Jun, 2019 15:22 Edited time: 25 Jun, 2019 15:26 Just days before the G20 summit in Osaka, residents of Japan’s capital were treated to the extraordinary sight of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un casually dining together, only to realise the pair in question were uncanny lookalikes. The seemingly germ-conscious duo were captured Read More

Why oil’s outlook could be even bleaker than expected

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By Bloomberg News on 6/25/2019 SINGAPORE and BEIJING (Bloomberg) — As storm clouds gather over the world’s top oil-consuming region, OPEC and its allies would be advised to pay close attention as they prepare to make a key decision on output curbs early next month. While the Saudi Arabian-led efforts to restrain supply amid surging Read More

S-300 theft fail: Pole jailed for 14 years after attempting to steal Russian missile system parts

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A Polish national, caught red-handed trying to steal classified parts of the S-300 missile system for a Polish supplier, has been tried and convicted in a Moscow court on charges of espionage. Marian Radzajewski was found guilty and sentenced to 14 years in a “strict regime colony,” Moscow City Court announced in a press release Read More