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Stop risking war by threatening North Korea, Putin tells Trump

Stop risking war by threatening North Korea, Putin tells Trump

Waar Media - 2017-09-02 13:02
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian president said it was a mistake to pressure Pyongyang over its nuclear missile programme and he favoured negotiation instead. “It is essential to resolve the region’s problems through direct dialogue involving all sides without ad ...
Stop risking war by threatening North Korea, Putin tells Trump - Waar Media

SDF: Raqqa campaign in final stages

Waar Media - 2017-09-20 15:01
WAAR-DUHOK: The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Wednesday its campaign to capture Raqqa from Islamic State (ISIS) was in its final stages and its fighters had seized 80 percent of the city. The SDF said in a statement it had opened a n ...

North Korea Nuke Tests Show Need for New Policy Response

International Crisis Group - 2017-09-04 20:27
North Korea’s sixth nuclear test heightens regional anxieties and is dangerous for populations living nearby. But in itself it does not fundamentally alter the situation nor should it raise the risk of military conflict. Instead, it should spur the U.S., ...

BRICS leaders meet in shadow of North Korea test

Waar Media - 2017-09-04 13:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday opened an annual summit of BRICS leaders meant to underline Beijing’s claim to developing-world leadership, but which has been upstaged by North Korea’s latest nuclear test. The BRICS — Brazil, Russia, I ...

China rejects possibility of military intervention in North Korea

Waar Media - 2017-09-04 13:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Beijing is firmly committed to peaceful methods of resolving the situation on the Korean Peninsula and rejects any steps aimed at exerting military pressure on North Korea, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said at a briefing on ...

Russia sees no significant threat from North Korea yet

Waar Media - 2017-09-04 13:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia monitors North Korea’s moves as it boosts its nuclear capabilities, however, Moscow does not see any significant threat for itself, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said Monday. On Sunday, North Korea said that it had suc ...

North Korea nuclear test ‘extremely regrettable’: UN watchdog

Waar Media - 2017-09-03 13:39
WAAR-DUHOK: North Korea’s latest nuclear test is “extremely regrettable” and violates the international community’s repeated demands, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said Sunday. “Today’s nuclear test by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK ...

Donald Trump rejects diplomacy with North Korea

Waar Media - 2017-08-31 14:04
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump said he was against talking with North Korea about its ballistic and nuclear missile programs. Taking to social media on Wednesday to deliver the message, Trump wrote on Twitter: “The US has been talking to North Kor ...

The Strategic Thinking behind North Korea’s Missile Gambit

International Crisis Group - 2017-08-30 21:42
North Korea’s launch of a missile over Japan was irresponsible – yet it was more of a carefully calculated risk than a reckless gamble. Pyongyang’s goal is not a shooting war but to build up military and nuclear capabilities that serve strategic aims of ...

North Korea says more missiles to come as UN condemns launch

Waar Media - 2017-08-30 10:35
WAAR-DUHOK: North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un has promised more missile flights over Japan, insisting his nuclear-armed nation’s provocative launch was a mere “curtain-raiser”, in the face of UN condemnation and US warnings of severe repercussions. The Hwas ...

Donald Trump says “all options are on the table” for North Korea

Waar Media - 2017-08-29 16:24
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. President Donald Trump said all options to respond to North Korea were on the table after Pyongyang fired a ballistic missile over Japan earlier on Tuesday. “The world has received North Korea’s latest message loud and clear: this regime ...

Twelve Islamic State militants killed as fighter jets bombard Tal Afar

Waar Media - 2017-08-15 12:37
WAAR-DUHOK: The U.S.-led coalition launched air raids against Islamic State locations in Tal Afar town, west of Mosul, an Iraqi army officer was quoted saying. Speaking to Shafaq News, Lt.Gen. Thiyab Abdullah al-Amri said twelve militants, including prom ...

What North Korea’s Statement against Trump Really Means

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-08-10 03:44
It would be hard to deny that rhetoric on and around the Korean peninsula is at a high mark. United States President Donald Trump’s words about “fire and fury” aimed at North Korea sounded almost like the typical rhetoric coming from North Korea. North K ...