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‘You’ll be sorry,’ Russia tells Britain at U.N. nerve agent attack meeting

Russia told Britain at the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that “you’re playing with fire and you’ll be sorry” over its accusations that Moscow was to blame for poisoning a former Russian spy and his daughter. It was the

U.S. plans to sanction Russian oligarchs this week: sources

The United States plans to sanction Russian oligarchs this week under a law targeting Moscow for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, in what could be the most aggressive move so far

China vows countermeasures as U.S. issues extensive tariff list

China condemned the United States on Wednesday as the Trump administration pushed ahead with plans to slap tariffs on about $50 billion of Chinese industrial and hi-tech products, and vowed imminent countermeasures in the escalating trade dispute China condemned the

Europe joins sell-off but Wall Street eyes rebound

World markets battled to regain their poise on Tuesday after another round of tech and trade war worries had clobbered shares and oil prices tumbled on signs of rising Russian supply and Saudi price cuts. Europe’s main markets in London,

As Wall Street sinks, Trump is his own worst enemy

As far as the stock market is concerned, U.S. President Donald Trump is, right now, his own worst enemy. The president – who frequently touted Wall Street’s rally following his 2016 election victory – was partly blamed for a sharp

Trump says DACA deal for young immigrants is off

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that there will be no deal to legalize the status of young adult immigrants called Dreamers and he said the U.S.-Mexico border is becoming more dangerous. After tweeting a “Happy Easter” message on Twitter,

South Korea says watching Beijing ‘very closely’ amid reports of Kim visit

Events are unfolding quickly on the Korean peninsula with planned summits between North and South Korea and the United States, a presidential official in Seoul said on Tuesday, amid reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in China.

U.S. and EU expel scores of Russian diplomats in response to nerve attack in UK

The United States said on Monday it would expel 60 Russian diplomats, joining governments across Europe in taking action against the Kremlin for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that they have blamed on Moscow.

China air force drills again in South China Sea, Western Pacific

China’s air force has held another round of drills in the disputed South China Sea and the Western Pacific after passing though Japan’s southern islands, the air force said on Sunday, calling such exercises the best preparation for war. China

Trump picks hardliner Bolton to replace McMaster as national security adviser

U.S. President Donald Trump shook up his foreign policy team again on Thursday, replacing H.R. McMaster as national security adviser with John Bolton, a hawk who has advocated using military force against North Korea and Iran. The move, announced in