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Cuba Foreign Minister Accuses U.S. of “Lying” About Diplomats in Havana

On November 2 Cuba’s  Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez accused the U.S. of “lying” about medical problems of U.S. diplomats who were serving at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. 365 more words

Politics

BUT, NO PRESSURE: North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula “has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment.” 442 more words

Japan

U.S. President Donald Trump: U.S. Could Be Force To “Totally Destroy” North Korea --

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Latest update : 2017-09-19

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to “totally destroy” North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear challenge, mocking North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a “rocket man” on a suicide mission. 620 more words

Hamas Dissolves Gaza Administration in Palestinian Unity Bid -- Changing the leopard's spots?

By REUTERS

SEPT. 17, 2017, 2:57 A.M. E.D.T.

CAIRO — Palestinian Islamist Hamas group said on Sunday it has dissolved its administration that runs Gaza and agrees to hold general elections in order to end a long-running feud with President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah movement. 430 more words

Myanmar's leader skips U.N. General Assembly, amid violence in country

With Myanmar drawing condemnation for violence that has driven at least 370,000 Rohingya to flee the country, the government said Wednesday its leader Aung San Suu Kyi… 818 more words

World

Trump seen eying Japan visit in early November before stops in Vietnam, Philippines, China

KYODO

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump plans to pay his first visit to Japan in early November for talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a diplomatic source said Tuesday. 207 more words

Myanmar's Suu Kyi to Skip U.N. General Assembly Amid Rohingya Crisis

By REUTERS

SEPT. 13, 2017, 12:12 A.M. E.D.T.

© AFP/File | Myanmar State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi listens to a journalist’s question during a joint press conference with the UN secretary general in Naypyidaw last year… 489 more words