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‘Avoid Escalation’: China Demands India Withdraw Troops from Disputed Himalayan Territory

China has reiterated its calls for India to withdraw troops from a disputed territory in the Himalayan mountains, to avoid an "escalation of the situation." It comes after China recently staged live-fire drills in the region. Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang urged India to withdraw its troops …

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China Slams Donald Trump for Trying to Make North Korea a Chinese ‘Problem’

China's Foreign Ministry Spokesman has harshly criticised Donald Trump's attitude which seeks to make North Korea a Chinese burden. China is getting extremely fed up with Donald Trump’s continual public assertions that North Korea is somehow China’s problem as though North Korea is a kind of geo-political prodigal son rather than a sovereign nation that …

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Qatar Crisis: Arab Countries Vow New Sanctions Against ‘Hostile’ Doha

The four Arab countries leading the boycott against Qatar say that Doha's refusal to accept their demands proves it has links to terrorist groups. They have vowed to take fresh “political, economic, and legal measures” against the country. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt and Bahrain issued their remarks in a joint statement …

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US Threatens China & Other Nations Trading with North Korea After Missile Test

North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch is dangerous and requires an escalated diplomatic response, US Ambassador Nikki Haley told the UN Security Council. The US is preparing a new resolution that will likely target China’s trade with Pyongyang. The launch was “not only dangerous but reckless and irresponsible” and “cast a dark shadow of conflict …

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Trump in Poland: ‘The West Will Never, Ever Be Broken,’ ‘Our Civilization Will Triumph’

During his speech in Poland on Thursday, President Trump stood up for "our people" and "our civilization" and vowed that "the West will never, ever be broken." "Just as Poland cannot be broken, I declare today for the world to hear that the West will never, ever be broken," Trump said before a packed crowd …

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Beijing Accuses India of Betrayal Ahead of G20 Meeting

On Monday an Indian navy source reported that Chinese military deployment in the area has created concerns in the Indian Ocean region. Prior to Chinese President Xi Jinping visits with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stopover in Israel tempers have flared over their Sikkim border. China has accused India of “betraying” […]

Moscow Warns Washington Against ‘Incendiary, Provocative Action’ in Syria

Moscow has warned the US against taking unilateral action in Syria, as there is no threat from the Syrian military, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. The statement comes after the US accused Syria of preparing for a chemical attack, without giving any evidence. https://cdn.rt.com/files/2017.06/5953a824c3618857598b4587.mp4 Asked if Russia had warned the US administration against any unilateral action …

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Zakharova Concerned US Unaware of Abstract Concept Known as ‘Military Strategy’

Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has some constructive criticism for the Pentagon. The United States is FedExing 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, because if there's one thing that the last fifteen years of occupation has shown, it's that US troops and Afghanistan go together like peas and carrots. It would be easy for an armchair …

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‘Nodding like Bobbleheads’: Putin Slams NATO’s Support for US Violation of International Law in Syria

The missile strike on Syria was a clear breach of international law, while Washington’s claim that Damascus carried out the chemical attack that the US used as its casus belli is yet to be proven by any hard evidence, Russian President Vladimir Putin said. “What was the reaction of the NATO allies? All of them …

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