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Former US president George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Former US president George H.W. Bush dead at 94 Sat, 01 Dec, 2018

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein's Iraqi army but lost a chance for a second term after breaking a no-new-taxes pledge, died on Friday at the age of 94.
China, US showdown looms on trade at fractious G20

China, US showdown looms on trade at fractious G20 Sat, 01 Dec, 2018

The United States and China, the world's two largest economies, will see Saturday if they can find a breakthrough to exit a spiraling trade war as their presidents meet at a tense G20 summit.
America mourns John McCain, war hero and political icon

America mourns John McCain, war hero and political icon Sun, 26 Aug, 2018

America paid tribute Sunday to John McCain, the Vietnam War hero and two-time presidential candidate with a legendary temper whose personal courage and insistence on treating even his foes with respect earned him near-universal admiration.

Russia denounces new U.S. sanctions as illegal, mulls retaliation

Russia denounces new U.S. sanctions as illegal, mulls retaliation Thu, 09 Aug, 2018

Russia condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions as illegal on Thursday and said it had begun working on retaliatory measures after news of the curbs pushed the rouble to two-year lows over fears Moscow was locked in a spiral of never-ending sanctions.
Trump says willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time'

Trump says willing to meet with Iran leaders 'any time' Mon, 30 Jul, 2018

US President Donald Trump said Monday he is happy to meet with Iran's leaders "any time" and without preconditions, one week after tensions soared between Washington and Tehran.
North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out

North Korea marks war anniversary as US remains flown out Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

In mist-covered hills, North Korean soldiers, sailors and civilians gathered Friday at a heroes' cemetery to commemorate their brothers in arms on the anniversary of the end of the Korean War.
Trump says Russia to 'help with North Korea'

Trump says Russia to 'help with North Korea' Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

 President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia would help with North Korea and offered an enthusiastic update on the U.S. process of negotiating with the antagonistic Asian nation over nuclear weapons.
US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

The US Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Donald Trump's controversial travel ban restricting entry to people from five Muslim-majority countries, delivering the president a major victory in a tortuous legal battle.
Turkish, US military officials agree on plan for Syrian town

Turkish, US military officials agree on plan for Syrian town Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

Turkey's military said Thursday that Turkish and U.S. officials meeting in Germany have reached an agreement on the Syrian town of Manbij, which has been a source of tension between the NATO allies.
Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising ‘complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula’

Trump and Kim sign joint statement promising ‘complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula’ Tue, 12 Jun, 2018

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended their historic meeting with a Singapore by signing a joint statement. The document promised “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula” without detailing exactly what that would entail.
Historic summit due for Trump and Kim

Historic summit due for Trump and Kim Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump meet on Tuesday for an unprecedented summit in an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US President calling it a "one time shot" at peace.
Trump trade fury torpedoes Canada's G7 summit

Trump trade fury torpedoes Canada's G7 summit Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

The G7 summit ended in farce and a renewed threat of global trade war as US President Donald Trump abruptly rejected the text of a consensus statement and bitterly insulted the Canadian host.
North Korea's Kim in Singapore for historic Trump summit

North Korea's Kim in Singapore for historic Trump summit Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore Sunday for an unprecedented summit with Donald Trump, with his nuclear arsenal at the top of the agenda and the US president calling it a "one-time shot" at peace.
U.S. weighs more South China Sea patrols to confront 'new reality' of China

U.S. weighs more South China Sea patrols to confront 'new reality' of China Sun, 03 Jun, 2018

The United States is considering intensified naval patrols in the South China Sea in a bid to challenge China's growing militarization of the waterway, actions that could further raise the stakes in one of the world's most volatile areas.
North Korea proposes joint celebration of 2000 summit during talks

North Korea proposes joint celebration of 2000 summit during talks Fri, 01 Jun, 2018

North Korea suggested during high-level talks on Friday that the two Koreas hold a joint celebration of the anniversary of a historic 2000 inter-Korean summit this month in the South, an official in Seoul said.
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