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Chinese Military Practices 'Surprise Attack' Near North Korea

Chinese Military Practices 'Surprise Attack' Near North Korea

The oil is refined mainly to fuel cars, ships and aircraft. "There's bluster we hear from the President from time to time about cutting off trade with countries like China or cutting off the trade agreement with countries like South Korea".


Salami slicing: Indian Army chief warns of two-front war

Salami slicing: Indian Army chief warns of two-front war

India last week agreed to pull back troops from the disputed Doklam Plateau high in the Himalayas, where Chinese troops had started constructing a road. Noting that in future, wars may start before forces come into contact, he cited the recent stand-off with China, where something similar was seen. On the shortcomings of deterrence, he said: "Most of us have been made to believe as we are gradually upgrading defence forces and that we are trying to achieve credible deterrence we will be able ...



North Korea crisis: United States seeks Kim Jong-un asset freeze

Another diplomat confirmed to CNN that the United States delegation has circulated the resolution to security council members who will engage in intense negotiations. President Donald Trump has said all options are on the table and told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday that "now is not the time to talk to North Korea ", according to a White House readout.


Hurricane Irma slams Puerto Rico

Hurricane Irma slams Puerto Rico

The European model shows a similar scenario, according to Maue, the main difference being that Irma stays a little closer to the Florida coast and then heads straight into SC by Tuesday. Martin's strongest buildings had been made vulnerable by the storm. Authorities in the region were still evaluating the situation Wednesday morning.


'Dreamer' issue adds to packed USA congressional agenda

'Dreamer' issue adds to packed USA congressional agenda

Trump on Wednesday spoke by phone with Chinese President Xi Jimping in the aftermath of North Korea's latest nuclear test. President Trump has agreed to pass aid for the Hurricane Harvey relief effort, a three-month extension of the debt limit and a short-term government spending bill that both would expire in mid-December, according to Democrats.


Turnbull to conduct North Korea crisis talks with Trump

Turnbull to conduct North Korea crisis talks with Trump

All parties are also seeking for the deployment of some of the most powerful military assets from the United States into South Korean and Japanese territories. While North Korea has accused US and South Korean military exercises as a dress rehearsal for invasion, the leaders responded they were acting in self-defence.