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Trump briefing: War games will stop, sanctions remain

US president Donald Trump in a long briefing to the media in Singapore Tuesday, June 12, lavished praise on Chairman Kim Jong-un for their “honest, direct and productive” first meeting and “his dedication to his people and real change. He said he was sure that Kim, who was on his way home to Pyongyang, would […]

Trump and Kim sign historic document in Singapore

US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un signed a document in Singapore on June 12 at the end of their epic meeting. The contents are to be disclosed later at a news conference winding up this extraordinary occasion. US officials have meanwhile revealed a joint commitment was made by the two leaders to […]

North Korea agrees to work towards dumping its nukes in historic peace agreement

Kim Jong un has agreed to work towards dumping his country’s nuclear weapons in a document joint-signed with Donald Trump.The agreement has four points, with the third stating that ‘the DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) commits to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.’ It futher sees the US and North Korea agree […]

Iran to boost uranium enrichment if nuclear deal fails

Iran says it has begun work on increasing its uranium enrichment capacity, in case its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers collapses.The head of Iran’s atomic agency told reporters that it was developing infrastructure to build advanced centrifuges at the Natanz facility.The agency has informed the United Nations of the move, but said it would […]

Syria vows to fight rebels despite U.S. warning not to advance southwest

A Syrian state-run newspaper said Monday that the government will keep fighting “terrorists” despite U.S. warnings against a new offensive against rebels in southern Daraa province, while Russia said Syrian troops should deploy in the country’s southwest, near Israel.Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Syrian troops should be positioned on the border with the Golan […]

‘You have made history’: Netanyahu hails Trump at Jerusalem embassy opening

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday praised Donald Trump for “making history by recognizing history” at a ceremony dedicating the new US embassy in Jerusalem, while President Reuven Rivlin thanked the US president for “keeping his promise.”“What a glorious day,” Netanyahu told the crowd at the new embassy building in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Arnona. […]

Putin sworn in for another six years as president

Vladimir Putin vowed to pursue economic changes to help boost living standards as he was sworn in to his fourth term as Russian president on Monday.“Now, we must use all existing possibilities, first of all for resolving internal urgent tasks of development, for economic and technological breakthroughs, for raising competitiveness in those spheres that determine […]

Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal is based on lies – here’s the proof

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed on Monday a cache of documents he says proves Iran lied to the world about its nuclear program for years, even after the 2015 nuclear deal with the world. “Iran did not come clean about its nuclear program,” Netanyahu said in a prime time address in English. Iran, for its […]

Trump cancels trip to South America to oversee ‘response to Syria’

President Trump is scrapping plans to travel this week to a summit in South America because of the situation in Syria, the White House said Tuesday.Trump had been scheduled to depart Friday for Peru before traveling to Colombia.“President Trump will not attend the 8th Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru or travel to Bogota, […]

Nothing Unusual Happening in Climate Change

The scare about global warming is overdone, according to more than 40 scientific papers published in just the first three months of 2018.What their charts clearly show is that “nothing climatically unusual is happening.” In the chart below from a study by Polovodova et al, we see that 20th century warming is perfectly normal in […]