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What's John Bolton's ‘Libya model’ North Korea is so angry about?

What\'s John Bolton\'s ‘Libya model’ North Korea is so angry about? - Washington Post

Making the Best of France’s Libya Summit

International Crisis Group - 2018-05-28 20:19
Four main Libyan leaders meet in Paris on 29 May to sign a roadmap to peace, including 2018 elections with united international backing. But with Libya’s UN-backed peace process at risk from the meeting's format and the accord that France has brokered, t ...

U.S. team in North Korea for talks on summit, Trump says

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-28 01:13
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday a U.S. team had arrived in North Korea to prepare for a proposed summit between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which Trump pulled out of last week before reconsidering. Roji Kurd: Earlier, the U.S. Stat ...

Fransa 6 topxaneyên xwe li ser sînorê Iraq û Sûriyê bicih dike

BAS News - 2018-05-20 11:54
BasNews- Fransayê 6 topxaneyên xwe li gundê Baxoz li ser sînorê Iraq û Sûriyê bicih dike. Ajansa AAyê ya sr bi Hikûmeta Tirkiyê belav kir ku, Fransayê hêzên xwe yên leşkerî li navçeyên Minbicê, Hesekê, Êyn Îsa û Reqayê zêde krine, da zanîn ku, niha jî 6 ...

Maliki’s Faction Calls for Repeated Election

BAS News - 2018-05-17 21:59
ERBIL — The State of Law Coalition, lead by Shi’ite politician Nouri al-Maliki, has called for the annulment of last parliamentary election’s results, saying an option is to hold the vote again. Abbas Mousawi, a spokesperson for the coalition, said on Th ...

Pope says ‘very worried’ by Mideast violence

Waar Media - 2018-05-16 13:41
WAAR-DUHOK: Pope Francis said Wednesday he was “very worried” by escalating violence in the Middle East after 60 Gazans were shot dead by Israeli troops while protesting the US embassy’s move to Jerusalem. “I am very worried about the escalation of tensi ...

North Korea Doesn't Want U.S. Summit Focused on Denuclearization

The Wall Street Journal - 2018-05-16 12:44
A senior North Korean official said Pyongyang isn’t interested in a summit with the U.S. focused solely on denuclearization and accused Washington of trying to “impose on our dignified state the destiny of Libya or Iraq.” ...

Trump thanks North Korea for decision to close nuclear test site

Waar Media - 2018-05-13 13:16
WAAR-DUHOK: US President Donald Trump thanked the North Korean government for the decision to close the Punggye-ri nuclear test site. “North Korea has announced that they will dismantle Nuclear Test Site this month, ahead of the big Summit Meeting [betwe ...

Trump says will meet North Korea’s Kim on June 12 in Singapore

Waar Media - 2018-05-11 02:03
WAAR-DUHOK: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a historic summit on June 12 in Singapore, where the U.S. leader will try to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons. It will be the ...

North Korea: Rethinking Assumptions

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-05-10 07:34
Over recent weeks, events involving North Korea have been dramatic, to say the least. In rapid succession, we have gone from Pyongyang’s surprise participation in the Winter Olympics to a highly choreographed and visually compelling meeting between the l ...

What to Expect of President Putin’s Foreign Policy in His New Term

International Crisis Group - 2018-05-09 23:01
Many wonder what the world should expect now that Russia’s Vladimir Putin has been re-elected for what is supposed to be his final term. Understanding what motivates the Kremlin could help Western policymakers build an approach toward Russia that combine ...

Mark Zuckerberg says it will take 3 years to fix Facebook

Waar Media - 2018-05-02 13:04
WAAR-DUHOK: Mark Zuckerberg knew his keynote speech at F8 this year would not be like any other. His previous appearances at Facebook’s annual developer’s conference were all about the new products and technology Facebook was announcing that day, and the ...

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un announces nuclear program, missile tests freeze

Waar Media - 2018-04-21 12:33
WAAR-DUHOK: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced on Saturday that his country will suspend nuclear and missile tests indefinitely and shutter a nuclear test site, reported South Korea’s Yonhap news agency citing North Korea’s official KCNA. Kim’s an ...