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Putin warns of ‘global catastrophe’ in N.Korea impasse

Xiamen, China | AFP |  Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Tuesday of a global “catastrophe” unless a diplomatic solution over North Korea is reached, saying imposing further sanctions on Pyongyang would be useless. Putin’s comments, following an international summit in China, came after the United States called for the “strongest …

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US, South Korea conduct live-fire exercise after N.Korea ICBM test

Washington, United States | AFP |  The US and South Korean militaries conducted a live-fire exercise using surface-to-surface missiles in response to North Korea’s test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the US Army said Friday. The joint exercise, which occurred Saturday morning South Korea time, came shortly after officials said …

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North Korea ignores Trump, conducts ‘massive fire drill’

N. Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a US guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang’s weapons ambitions. Speculation had mounted that …

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Uganda: 2016 year-ender review

JANUARY: WHEN MUSEVENI MARKED 30 YEARS IN POWER Jan.1: Police stakes Shs 20m on Aine’s head The year started with the campaigns for the 2016 Presidential and Parliamentary elections in full-gear. The head of security for one of the candidates, former Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi, had gone missing. Christopher Aine …

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Korea’s return

By Eriasa Mukiibi Sserunjogi South Korean diplomat finds many surprises on his second coming to Uganda Park Jong-Dae was anxious as he flew to Uganda. He was not only returning to a country where he had lived as a child and had fond memories that he feared could be shattered, …

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