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Defiant North Korea fires another ballistic missile

Seoul, South Korea | AFP |  North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile Saturday in apparent defiance of a US push for tougher international sanctions to curb the Asian country’s nuclear threat. “North Korea fired an unidentified missile from a site in the vicinity of Bukchang in Pyeongannam-do (South Pyeongan Province) …

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US ready to talk to North Korea

US seeks talks with North Korea to solve nuke issue Washington, United States | AFP | The United States is not ruling out direct dialogue with North Korea on its nuclear program, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview with National Public Radio. “Obviously, that would be the …

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COMMENT: Compensating free trade’s losers

Even if compensation was a viable approach two decades ago, it no longer serves as a practical response to globalisation’s adverse effects By Dani Rodrik It appears that a new consensus has taken hold these days among the world’s business and policy elites about how to address the anti-globalisation backlash …

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MUSEVENI: I love that man Trump

Museveni pushes for home-based value addition on Africa’s minerals – they belong to country President Yoweri Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering. Leaders, he said, should thoroughly discuss and distill positions which can help their people transform and develop using their natural resources. …

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Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win

Ankara, Turkey | AFP |  Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win, the Turkish state media reported. Turkey’s top security body meanwhile backed the extension for another three months of the state of emergency imposed after last July’s failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, broadcaster NTV reported. The decision, taken at …

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Twenty-one arrested in California at Trump tax protest

San Francisco, United States | At least 21 people were arrested after opponents of President Donald Trump and supporters clashed at a march in Berkeley, California, US media said Saturday. Hundreds of people gathered at a park, including Trump supporters who held a free speech rally, while opponents of the …

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North Korea displays its submarine-launched ballistic missile

Kim oversees North Korea display of military strength Pyongyang, North Korea | AFP |  North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un Saturday saluted as ranks of goose-stepping soldiers followed by tanks and other military hardware paraded in Pyongyang for a show of strength with tensions mounting over his nuclear ambitions. After inspecting …

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