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US cancels military drills, but maintains sanctions on North Korea

The US and South Korea formally announced on Tuesday that large-scale joint military exercises in August would be cancelled in order to maintain the momentum of talks with North Korea over denuclearisation.

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Uneasy calm descends on Syria as world powers decide country’s future

Rebel-controlled Deraa in the south of Syria has been part of a de-escalation deal for almost a year. In the last week, however, the Syrian air force has dropped leaflets on the area’s residents that read: “The men of the Syrian army are coming. Take your decision before it is too late.”

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Mattis accuses China of ‘intimidation and coercion’ in South China Sea

China’s placement of weapons systems on manmade islands in the South China Sea is designed to intimidate and coerce others in the region, the US defence secretary James Mattis has said, laying out a sharp criticism of Beijing at an international security forum.

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Philippines prepared to ‘go to war’ if troops harmed in South China Sea

REFUTING domestic criticism that of its soft stance on China’s militarisation of the South China Sea, the Philippines said it was prepared to go to war with the country if any of its military personnel are harmed in the disputed waters.

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Israel build MAJOR UNDERWATER WALL to block Gaza attacks as Middle East war continues

ISRAEL’s Defence Ministry has started the construction of the world’s first underwater barrier on Sunday, intended to prevent Hamas and other Islamist militant groups from launching surprise attacks into the south of the country by sea.

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Trilateral South Korea-North Korea-US Summit May Be Held in June – Reports

The trilateral summit of leaders of South Korea, North Korea and the United States may be held “around June 12” in Singapore, which is going to host the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the South Korean presidential office said on Monday.

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U.S. missionary home after two years behind bars in Venezuela

American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country’s socialist government unexpectedly released them.

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Koreas discussing possible non-aggression pledge, peace treaty talks ahead of North Korea-U.S. summit

North and South Korea are discussing a possible non-aggression pledge by the United States to the North and a start of peace treaty talks to address Pyongyang’s security concerns before a North Korea-U.S. summit, a senior South Korean official said on Sunday.

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NKorea allows SKorean journalists to cover nuke test closing

North Korea on Wednesday allowed South Korean journalists to join the small group of foreign media in the country to witness the dismantling of its nuclear test site this week, Seoul officials said.

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Philippines takes "diplomatic action" after China lands bombers in South China Sea

The Philippines is taking “appropriate diplomatic action” to assert its claims in the South China Sea after Chinese bombers landed on islands and reefs in the disputed region, the foreign ministry in Manila said on Monday.

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US criticizes China’s militarization of disputed waters

The Pentagon criticized what it called China’s “continued militarization” of island outposts in the disputed South China Sea, where the Chinese air force landed long-range bombers for the first time, putting entire Southeast Asia within their range.

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South and North Korea to hold another round of high-level talks on the border

South and North Korea reportedly plan to conduct high-level talks this week as the estranged nations work towards a peace deal, the South Korean Unification Ministry said.

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Pompeo: American firms will invest in North Korea – if it denuclearises

IF Pyongyang follows through with its promise to denuclearise, private American firms will be allowed to invest in North Korea, giving the hermit kingdom the chance at economic prosperity that “will rival” that of South Korea, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

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US pressures North Korea to ship nuclear weapons overseas before sanctions lifted, according to reports

The United States has told North Korea that is must start shipping nuclear weapons, fissile material and some of its long-range missiles out of the country within a couple of months of the June summit between Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, and President Donald Trump, according to South Korean media.

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South Korea welcomes North Korea’s schedule for dismantling nuclear test site

South Korea welcomes North Korea’s schedule to dismantle its nuclear test site ahead of a historic summit between the North and the United States, the South’s presidential office said on Sunday.

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China, Japan and South Korea agree at their summit to work together to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons

China, Japan and South Korea agree at their summit to work together to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

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