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August 05, 2017 - 3:18 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea including banning exports worth over $1 billion. The resolution adopted Saturday afternoon would also ban countries from giving any additional permits to North Korean laborers — another source of...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2017 file photo, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster attends a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. The president is making a public endorsement of his national security adviser and pushing back against criticism from conservative media. Trump said in a statement that he and aide H.R. McMaster ``are working very well together.” (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
August 05, 2017 - 1:25 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser H.R. McMaster is stressing that it is "impossible to overstate the danger" posed by North Korea. In an interview with MSNBC's Hugh Hewitt that aired Saturday, McMaster said Trump has been "deeply briefed" on the strategy on...
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ASEAN Foreign Ministers link hands "The ASEAN Way" at the opening ceremony of the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting at the Philippine International Convention Center Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. They are, from left, Malaysia's Anifah Aman, Myanmar's U Kyaw Tin, Thailand's Don Pramudwinai, Vietnam's Pham Binh Minh, Philippines' Alan Peter Cayetano, Singapore's Vivian Balakrishnan, Brunei's Lim Jock Seng, Cambodia's Prak Sokhonn, Indonesia's Retno Marsudi, Laos' Saleumxay Kommasith and ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh. (AP Photo/Mohd Rasfan, Pool)
August 05, 2017 - 4:43 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asia's top diplomats have slammed North Korea with a sharp rebuke over its intercontinental ballistic missile tests and reminded Pyongyang of its duty to avoid conflicts as a member of Asia's biggest security forum. The 10 foreign ministers of the Association of...
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Workers install a giant lantern with the logo of ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in preparation for the Aug.2-8, 2017 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and its dialogue partners at the Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Washington is seeking talks on how North Korea can be suspended from Asia's biggest security forum as part of a broader effort to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically and force it to end its missile tests and abandon its nuclear weapons program, U.S. and Philippine officials said. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
August 04, 2017 - 1:18 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Alarm over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests, a germinal step to temper South China Sea disputes and unease over a disastrous siege by pro-Islamic State group militants will grab the spotlight in an annual gathering of Southeast Asia's top diplomats...
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August 03, 2017 - 12:28 pm
PARIS (AP) — Air France has expanded the area around North Korea ruled off-limits for its planes after the country's recent missile test. The airline says the missile apparently fell about 100 kilometers (60 miles) from the trajectory taken by Air France Flight 293, traveling July 28 from Tokyo to...
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August 03, 2017 - 12:18 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Officials in Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia say two people have been killed by explosions that ripped through a munitions depot. Abkhazian officials said the bodies of two Russian tourists from St. Petersburg were found Thursday. The two women were killed while they were...
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A North Korean flag flies with other flags of the ASEAN countries and its dialogue partners outside the Philippine International Convention Center, the venue for the Aug.2-8, 2017 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting, as a passenger plane flies above Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. A North Korean flag, center, flies with other flags of ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, countries and its dialogue partners outside the Philippine International Convention Center, the venue for the Aug.2-8, 2017 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting, as a passenger plane flies above Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Washington is seeking talks on how North Korea can be suspended from Asia's biggest security forum as part of a broader effort to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically and force it to end its missile tests and abandon its nuclear weapons program, U.S. and Philippine officials said. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
August 03, 2017 - 6:34 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Washington is seeking talks on how North Korea can be suspended from Asia's biggest security forum as part of a broader effort to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically and force it to end its missile tests and abandon its nuclear weapons program, U.S. and Philippine officials...
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A North Korean flag flies with other flags of the ASEAN countries and its dialogue partners outside the Philippine International Convention Center, the venue for the Aug.2-8, 2017 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting, as a passenger plane flies above Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. A North Korean flag, center, flies with other flags of ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, countries and its dialogue partners outside the Philippine International Convention Center, the venue for the Aug.2-8, 2017 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting, as a passenger plane flies above Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Washington is seeking talks on how North Korea can be suspended from Asia's biggest security forum as part of a broader effort to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically and force it to end its missile tests and abandon its nuclear weapons program, U.S. and Philippine officials said. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
August 03, 2017 - 4:00 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Washington is seeking talks on how North Korea can be suspended from Asia's biggest security forum as part of a broader effort to isolate Pyongyang diplomatically and force it to end its missile tests and abandon its nuclear weapons program, U.S. and Philippine officials...
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August 02, 2017 - 2:32 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian mission in Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia says dozens of people have been injured by explosions at a munitions depot. The Russian embassy in Abkhazia said the explosions ripped through a military arsenal in the village of Primorskoye on Wednesday, injuring about 50...
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August 02, 2017 - 10:58 am
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force successfully launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California, the fourth such test this year. The 30th Space Wing says the Minuteman 3 missile launched at 2:10 a.m. Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, about 130...
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