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Seizing on Huawei's troubles, Samsung bets big on network gear

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics is pouring resources into its telecom network equipment business, aiming to capitalize on the security fears hobbling China’s Huawei, according to company officials and other industry executives. The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Those efforts include Read More

Proposed ‘sanctions from hell’ against Russia may curb Trump, but won’t help US rule the world

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Even as the ‘Russiagate’ probe crumbled in the US Senate, five senators resurrected a ‘sanctions bill from hell’ against Russia. What are the prospects of it passing, and does it even need to in order to achieve its objective? The “Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression (DASKA)” Act, also known as Senate Resolution 482, was Read More

US Allies Japan and South Korea see Washington as ‘major threat’ to global security

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Japan and South Korea – US allies and home to a combined 82,000 US troops – see the United States as a “major threat” to global security. The Koreans fear the US more than North Korea, and more than anyone fears Russia. The world is a fearful place, a new Pew Research survey has found. Read More

Trump hails 'different kind of rocket' Kim as summit venue revealed

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Kim Jong Un has celebrated the anniversary of the founding of his country’s army on the day Donald Trump confirmed the pair will meet in Hanoi. The North Korean leader marked the anniversary by meeting his forces and watching a choir, the North’s state media reported. Earlier, the US president confirmed he would be meeting Read More

No talks between Trump and China's Xi before trade deadline

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not plan to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline set by the two countries to achieve a trade deal. U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping chat as they walk along the front patio of the Mar-a-Lago Read More

‘Neo-con wine in an America First bottle’: Foreign policy analysts rail against Trump’s SOTU address

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Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech sent mixed messages about where the president stands on foreign policy, analysts told RT, as his anti-intervention views clash with his threats against Iran and Venezuela. While the commander-in-chief praised US troops serving in Afghanistan and Syria as having “fought with valor,” he gave little indication of a Read More

State of the Union: Trump reveals plan to meet Kim Jong Un

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By David Mercer, news reporter Donald Trump has revealed he will meet Kim Jong Un in Vietnam for their second nuclear summit as he delivered his State of the Union speech. The US president said he will hold talks with the North Korean leader on 27 and 28 February after claiming he helped avert a Read More

Trump announces 2nd meeting with Kim, takes credit for avoiding ‘major war’ with North Korea

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Donald Trump plans to hold a second meeting with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam on February 27-28, the US president announced during his State of the Union address, claiming full credit for avoiding a devastating war. “My relationship with Kim Jong-un is a good one…. Our hostages have come home. Nuclear testing has Read More

N Korea working to protect its nuclear missiles, UN warns

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North Korea is working to protect its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes despite a pledge by Kim Jong Un to dismantle them, according to a UN report. A confidential document compiled for the UN Security Council (UNSC) has accused the North Korean leader of ignoring international sanctions designed to deter his regime from developing the Read More