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Japan may offer its Fukushima robots to US for denuclearization of North Korea – report

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Japan has offered the US its best nuclear-cleanup robots – designed for Fukushima – for use in dismantling North Korea’s nuclear facilities, hoping to remain in the loop as Washington and Pyongyang talk denuclearization. The remote-controlled robots are being developed to remove melted fuel debris from the reactors in Fukushima, and must be able to Read More

Between F-16 sale to Taiwan, Hong Kong and tariffs, China has no reason to trust US

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Word that US President Donald Trump is pushing for a sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan worth $8 billion is unlikely to help a ‘deal’ with China, as Beijing’s already blaming Washington for the Hong Kong protests and the tariff war. The proposed sale of 66 modernized jet fighters is still a rumor, as no Read More

Denmark sees resolution soon to EU rift on 2050 climate goal

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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The new energy and climate minister of Denmark, a frontrunner in fighting climate change, said on Friday he was confident fellow EU countries would soon agree to go carbon-neutral by 2050 despite resistance in the east of the bloc. Denmark’s Climate and Energy Minister Dan Jorgensen speaks during an interview in Copenhagen, Read More

Khan claims Pakistan ‘doesn’t fear death,’ as Modi maintians stony silence

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has escalated his no-holds-barred verbal assault on nuclear rival India, as tensions once again reach boiling point over the disputed territory of Kashmir. In recent days, Khan warned the Indian government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that “no force can stop” Pakistan from achieving its goals, adding that India will Read More

India vowed not to use nukes first, but that may change one day – defense minister

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Published time: 16 Aug, 2019 12:54 Edited time: 16 Aug, 2019 13:00 Follow RT on New Delhi has been carefully following its ‘no first use’ policy on nuclear weapons, but it “depends on the circumstances” if that will continue, India’s defense minister warned amid escalating hostilities with Pakistan. “It is true that till now, India Read More

Over a barrel: Trump’s oil sanctions make Russian crude exporters $1 billion richer

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US economic pressure on Iran and Venezuela has deprived world oil markets of two large exporters. However, this gap has been filled by Russian supplies, earning its oil firms at least $905 million in cash, according to Bloomberg. The demand for Russian crude has also been boosted by the output cuts imposed by the Organization Read More

After ban on screening Indian films, Pakistan goes after its adverts & Bollywood merchandise

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Pakistan has just upped the ante in its crusade against India’s cultural influence, banning Indian ads and sales of Bollywood films on CDs. Some compact disc shops in Islamabad have already been raided by police. Airing Indian advertisements or ads featuring Indian actors or characters on electronic media is now illegal in Pakistan, according to Read More

N. Korea rejects further peace talks with Seoul in protest over joint war drills with US

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Pyongyang has signaled its unwillingness to continue negotiations with its southern neighbor, blaming the diplomatic deadlock on South Korea’s decision to participate in joint military exercises with the United States. In a statement, North Korea said Seoul’s military posturing made dialogue impossible. “Even at this moment, South Korea continues its joint military exercise and to Read More

‘Impudent’ speech triggers more North Korea missile tests

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North Korea has test fired two more missiles, just hours after saying it would never sit down for talks with South Korea again. It is the latest in a series of firings, triggered by, amongst other things, joint military exercises between the US and South Korea. North Korea has called them a rehearsal for war. Read More

Gibraltar government releases detained Iranian oil tanker

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Highlights Iran assures Grace 1 will not sail to Syria US in legal bid to seize tanker UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero still held by Iran London — The Gibraltar government has released the Iranian supertanker Grace 1, it said Thursday, after receiving assurances from Iran that the tanker would not deliver crude to Syria. Not Read More