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US Wants Low-Yield Nukes to Blackmail Dissident Countries, not to Deter Russia – Moscow

US Wants Low-Yield Nukes to Blackmail Dissident Countries, not to Deter Russia – Moscow

June 24,2019

MOSCOW - US generals are well aware that there’s no way of limiting the use of nuclear weapons in a war between superpowers, so the claim that some “low-yield” nukes ...

Not You Too! US Warns India against Russian S-400 Ahead of Pompeo’s Visit

Not You Too! US Warns India against  Russian S-400 Ahead of Pompeo’s Visit

June 23,2019

WASHINGTON - Although Washington already has its plate full trying to dissuade Turkey from buying S-400 air defenses, it is also “urging” India against ...

It’s Odd That UK’s PM Is Elected by ‘His Party’s Get-Together’ but We’ll Work with Anyone – Putin

It’s Odd That UK’s PM Is Elected by ‘His Party’s Get-Together’ but We’ll Work with Anyone – Putin

June 23,2019

MOSCOW - It’s “odd” that the UK Prime Minister comes to power after a closed-door vote within his own party and not through a nationwide election ...

Trump Says in ‘No Hurry’ for Iran Strikes

Trump Says in ‘No Hurry’ for Iran Strikes

June 22,2019

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Friday he is in “no hurry” to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were “cocked and loaded” to retaliate after ...

Iran Has ‘Indisputable’ Evidence US Drone Violated Airspace, FM Says

Iran Has ‘Indisputable’ Evidence  US Drone Violated Airspace, FM Says

June 22,2019

TEHRAN - Iran’s deputy foreign minister claimed Thursday that his country has strong evidence that the downed US Navy surveillance drone violated Iranian airspace ...

Trump-Xi Meeting at G20 Raises Hope for Trade Truce

Trump-Xi Meeting at G20 Raises  Hope for Trade Truce

June 20,2019

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have agreed to meet at the G20 summit in Japan next week, raising hopes for a truce in the bruising ...

UN Expert Calls for Probe amid ‘Credible Evidence’ Saudi Crown Prince MBS Was Involved in Khashoggi’s Killing

UN Expert Calls for Probe amid ‘Credible Evidence’  Saudi Crown Prince MBS Was Involved in Khashoggi’s Killing

June 20,2019

UNITED NATION - A United Nations human rights expert said Wednesday that there’s “credible evidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was ...

EU Leaders to Debate Push for Zero Emissions by 2050

EU Leaders to Debate Push for Zero Emissions by 2050

June 18,2019

BRUSSELS - EU leaders will this week discuss setting a target of zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, European officials said Monday, following elections that highlighted climate fears. ..

Xi to Pay State Visit to DPRK

Xi to Pay State Visit to DPRK

June 18,2019

>BEIJING - Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and Chinese president, will pay a state visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea ...

G20 Agrees to Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste

G20 Agrees to Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste

June 17,2019

KARUIZAWA, Japan - Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste ...

Extinction Rebellion Postpones Heathrow Drone Protest Plan

Extinction Rebellion Postpones  Heathrow Drone Protest Plan

June 17,2019

LONDON – The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion has postponed a plan to shut down London’s Heathrow Airport with drones after it was criticized by politicians ...

New Kazakh President Plans to Stay on Predecessor’s Course

New Kazakh President Plans to  Stay on Predecessor’s Course

June 13,2019

MOSCOW — The new president of Kazakhstan promised during his inauguration Wednesday to continue the course set by his predecessor, who led the Central Asian country ...

Saudi-Led Coalition Confirms Houthi Missile Attack on Abha Airport, says 20+ People Injured

Saudi-Led Coalition Confirms Houthi Missile Attack  on Abha Airport, says 20+ People Injured

June 13,2019

RIYADH - The Saudi-led coalition currently embroiled in Yemen’s civil war has confirmed that a missile launched by Houthi rebels, in the early hours of Wednesday ...

Trump’s ‘Modus Operandi’ Is Ultimatums & Threats but China’s Xi Jinping ‘Didn’t Fall for The Bait’

Trump’s ‘Modus Operandi’ Is Ultimatums & Threats  but China’s Xi Jinping ‘Didn’t Fall for The Bait’

June 12,2019

BEIJING - US President Donald Trump brought tough talk and threats to hammer out concessions in the trade war with Beijing, but Chinese leader Xi Jinping refused to play by his rules ...

Turkey Chafes at U.S. Pressure Over Russian Defenses

Turkey Chafes at U.S. Pressure  Over Russian Defenses

June 12,2019

ISTANBUL - Turkey said on Tuesday a U.S. House of Representatives’ resolution condemning Ankara’s purchase of Russian defense systems and urging potential ...

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev Declared Winner in Kazakhstan

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev Declared  Winner in Kazakhstan

June 11,2019

NUR-SULTAN - Kazakhstan’s interim president, the successor of Nursultan Nazarbayev, was declared ...

Russia-China Cooperation to Significantly Improve in New Era: Scholar

Russia-China Cooperation to Significantly  Improve in New Era: Scholar

June 11,2019

MOSCOW - Russia-China cooperation in various areas will substantially improve as the two countries have elevated their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership ...

Ukraine’s Zelensky is a Good Actor, but Actually Being President Is a Different Matter – Putin

Ukraine’s Zelensky is a Good Actor, but Actually  Being President Is a Different Matter – Putin

June 09,2019

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky for his skill in his area of expertise – acting. He then pointed out the obvious difference ...

China’s Xi Calls Donald Trump His Friend

China’s Xi Calls Donald  Trump His Friend

June 09,2019

ST PETERSBURG - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump his friend and said he believed the United States was not interested in rupturing ...

EU Election Fiasco: Head of German Social Dems & Merkel’s Coalition Partner to Step Down

EU Election Fiasco: Head of German Social Dems  & Merkel’s Coalition Partner to Step Down

June 03,2019

BERLIN - Andrea Nahles said she will resign as the leader of Germany’s Social Democratic Party (SPD). It comes a week after the establishment parties took a big hit ...

The Trumps Are Coming: London Ready for Controversial Visit

The Trumps Are Coming: London Ready  for Controversial Visit

June 03,2019

LONDON - It’s a unique odd couple: A 93-year-old sovereign who has made a point of keeping her opinions to herself during her long reign is hosting a 72-year-old reality-TV-star-turned-president who tweets his uncensored ...

‘Don’t Underestimate Us’: China Snubs US as DefSec Rallies Asian Allies against ‘Chinese Threat’

‘Don’t Underestimate Us’: China Snubs US as  DefSec Rallies Asian Allies against ‘Chinese Threat’

June 02,2019

BEIJING - Beijing has warned the US not to underestimate its resolve to protect its sovereignty, just as the acting Pentagon chief effectively accused China of undermining ...

Iran Showcases MASSIVE Underground Bunker & Launch of A Missile in A New VIDEO

Iran Showcases MASSIVE Underground Bunker & Launch of A Missile in A New VIDEO

June 02,2019

TEHRAN - Tehran has revealed a large and secretive underground facility, designed to safely store its missile arsenal and, apparently, to launch the projectiles as well ...

Indian PM Modi Sworn in for 2nd Term in Ceremony Attended by Asian Leaders & Bollywood Stars

Indian PM Modi Sworn in for 2nd Term in Ceremony  Attended by Asian Leaders & Bollywood Stars

June 01,2019

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been sworn in for a second term in office after his ruling party won a landslide victory in elections last week. ..

China, Japan Jointly Charting Course Toward Brighter Future for Asia: Chinese Former Minister of Commerce

China, Japan Jointly Charting Course Toward Brighter Future for Asia: Chinese Former Minister of Commerce

June 01,2019

TOKYO - Chen Deming, former minister of commerce of China, said here Friday that the economic structures of China and Japan are highly complementary, and that the two countries ...

India PM to Host China’s Xi for Informal Summit

India PM to Host China’s Xi for Informal Summit

May 30,2019

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping this year for an informal summit, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said ...

US May Suspend Turkish Pilots from F-35 Training Program over S-400 Deal

US May Suspend Turkish Pilots from  F-35 Training Program over S-400 Deal

May 30,2019

WASHINGTON - Turkish pilots might be excluded from participating in the F-35 training program, in yet another attempt by Washington to force its NATO ally out of the S-400 air defense ...

Battered EU Centre Holds Off Populist Surge in Vote

Battered EU Centre Holds Off Populist Surge in Vote

May 28,2019

BRUSSELS - Europe’s mainstream political parties took a hit in elections on Sunday but held off a strong surge by the populist right of Marine Le Pen, Matteo Salvini ...

Dovish Trump Says Not Looking for Regime Change in Iran

Dovish Trump Says Not Looking  for Regime Change in Iran

May 28,2019

Trump also appeared to give backing to his host Abe to mediate, amid reports the Japanese prime minister is considering a trip to Tehran to negotiate...

China-U.S. Ties Still Have Great Potential to Grow: Chinese Diplomat

China-U.S. Ties Still Have Great Potential to Grow: Chinese Diplomat

May 27,2019

CHICAGO - There is still great potential and opportunity for China-U.S. relations to continue to grow, a Chinese diplomat said here Saturday...

Lithuania Presidential Hopefuls: Tone Down Russia Rhetoric

Lithuania Presidential Hopefuls: Tone Down Russia Rhetoric

May 27,2019

VILNIUS, Lithuania – Lithuanians are choosing a new president in a runoff vote between two candidates who both say they want to maintain a strict tone toward neighboring ...

Trump Arrives in Tokyo for State Visit, Golf and Sumo

Trump Arrives in Tokyo for State Visit, Golf and Sumo

May 26,2019

TOKYO — President Donald Trump needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country Saturday that’s been tailor-made to his ...

The EUROASIA FORUM Discusses the Realization of Major Changes in The World Geopolitics

The EUROASIA FORUM Discusses the Realization of Major Changes in The World Geopolitics

May 26,2019

ALMATY, Kazakhstan - The annual Eurasian Media Forum conference started on May 22, and was raped up on May 24, in Almaty Kazakhstan. The conference started the opening ...

UK PM Theresa May Announces Resignation Amid Fury over Brexit Handling

UK PM Theresa May Announces Resignation  Amid Fury over Brexit Handling

May 25,2019

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday that she will resign -- ending her months-long struggle to keep her job despite seething anger from her own Conservative Party over her handling of Brexit...

North Korea Says It Won’t Resume Talks Unless US Changes Position

North Korea Says It Won’t Resume Talks  Unless US Changes Position

May 25,2019

PYONGYANG - North Korea on Friday said it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands ...