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2019-01-11T20:01:35.946Z
Trump's demand that South Korea pay more for U.S. troops leads to impasse South Korea is balking at a Trump administration demand for sharply higher payments to defray the cost of basing U.S. forces on its territory, raising fears in Seoul and Washington that President Trump might threaten an abrupt troop drawdown at a time of sensitive diplomacy on the Korean peninsula Working level negotiators are considering various ideas to break the impasse, including having South Korea pay a portion of the U.S. cost of joint military training exercises, or to help defray costs of deploying U.S. bombers, warships, missile defense batteries and other military assets when tensions with North Korea are high, according to one of the U.S. officials
2019-01-11T19:49:29.808Z
Russia to RESPOND to UK’s military threat after Williamson warned Putin ‘don’t mess us' RUSSIA has issued a chilling warning to retaliate to any threat posed by new military bases proposed by Britain. Zakharova took a dim view of his comments, calling them counter-productive at a time of mounting military and political tension in the world We've always, throughout our history, been that nation that will stand up for our values and stand up for our national interest, but we have to continue to invest in defence
2019-01-11T19:47:01.783Z
Analysis | Donald Trump says he’s a great negotiator. But on the shutdown, he’s struggling. He could have had $25 billion for his wall on the U.S. southern border. Instead, he has a federal shutdown. Vice President Pence, center, listens while Rep Instead, he kept moving the goal post, shifting positions and trying to satisfy his base Let’s run through what happened: Earlier this year, Democrats suggested $25 billion for the wall Congressional Republicans are beginning to get antsy
2019-01-11T19:45:22.754Z
Police video throws AfD's claims over attacked politician into doubt Officials question politician's assault account Mr Magnitz claimed that the assault was an assassination attempt by extremist leftists in an interview with the  Die Welt  newspaper Russia seized three Ukrainian vessels amid their leaving the Kerch Strait Police said they were nonetheless continuing to investigate the incident and described it as a politically motivated attack
2019-01-11T19:28:20.430Z
Russian defence chiefs demand the power to shoot down passenger planes The Russian Defence Ministry is seeking approval from the Kremlin for a new decree which would allow the downing of civilian aircraft believed to have been hijacked. The new draft decree meets international standards on such threats, say the Russians He was informed about the situation by his FSB chief Alesander Bortnikov and the answer was the one I expected: shoot it down in line with the contingency plans for such situations,' said Putin
2019-01-11T19:25:53.794Z
Saudi teen who fled family has left Thailand for Canada An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life ha... Qunun has accused her family of abuse, and has refused to meet her father and brother who arrived in Bangkok to try take her back to Saudi Arabia Qunun arrived in Bangkok on Saturday and was initially denied entry, but she soon started posting messages on Twitter from the transit area of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport saying she had escaped Kuwait and her life would be in danger if forced to return to Saudi Arabia Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-01-11T19:13:57.197Z
Analysis | The shutdown settles it: Donald Trump really is a terrible dealmaker He could have had $25 billion for his wall on the U.S. southern border. Instead, he has a federal shutdown. Vice President Pence, center, listens while Rep Instead, he kept moving the goal post, shifting positions and trying to satisfy his base Let’s run through what happened: Earlier this year, Democrats suggested $25 billion for the wall Congressional Republicans are beginning to get antsy
2019-01-11T18:57:38.169Z
Premier League star on seeing pal stabbed in face over a five-a-side match EXCLUSIVE: Christie, 26, opens up on tough upbringing - and why it's led him to help out at soup kitchen It took plenty of willpower to break away from those he had grown up with, many who have now turned their lives around Read More Mirror Football's Top Stories All the done deals and rumours LIVE Lukaku on Solskjaer's first day shock Deal that could see Jose back in work Mia Khalifa gets fans excited
2019-01-11T18:51:54.384Z
Student who sent hundreds of pounds to Jihadi brother in Syria jailed Abdurahman Kaabar, 24, sent money to his brother fighting in Syria, helped by Badroddin Kazkaz, also 24. Kaabar was jailed for eight years and Kazkaz for four at Sheffield Crown Court. It is highly likely that they would have at least suspected that the money would be used to further the cause of terrorist groups and potentially fund terrorist activity 'Showing support and providing funds to these types of groups allows terrorism to survive.'     Following the guilty verdict, Deb Walsh of the Crown Prosecution Service said: 'The prosecution was able to show that Abdurahman Kaabar and Badroddin Kazkaz believed in establishing an Islamic state through the use of violence which they were prepared to fund The route is secure just like the last time nothing to worry about.'
2019-01-11T18:35:46.075Z
Ukrainian neo-Nazi mob boss pictured next to Poroshenko in church inauguration ceremony As Ukraine inaugurated its breakaway Orthodox Church on Christmas, President Petro Poroshenko stood proud for the ceremony. A few meters away stood the head of a violent neo-Nazi group. HomeWorld News Ukrainian neo-Nazi mob boss pictured next to Poroshenko in church inauguration ceremony Published time: 11 Jan, 2019 18:27 Get short URL ©  Facebook / Evgen Karas As Ukraine inaugurated its breakaway Orthodox Church on Christmas, President Petro Poroshenko stood proud for the ceremony C14 itself says it only dismantled illegal settlements to clear public spaces, and did so peacefully Karas himself is not one to hide his violent views Subscribe to RT newsletter to get stories the mainstream media won’t tell you
2019-01-11T18:34:35.057Z
Analysis | John Bolton and the Syria withdrawal PR mess There is just so much confusion here, completely of the administration’s own making. By Aaron Blake Aaron Blake Senior political reporter, writing for The Fix Email Bio Follow January 11 at 12:41 PM It may wind up being the most significant decision of Donald Trump’s presidency, and it’s a muddled mess Perhaps he was simply saying the United States wouldn’t completely withdraw until those conditions were met
2019-01-11T18:01:51.239Z
A Timeline of the US involvement in Syria's conflict BEIRUT (AP) — America's four-year involvement in Syria's civil war may soon be coming to an end, after U.S. officials announced Friday that the process of withdrawal from the country has begun. A defense official in Washington said some military cargo has been pulled out, part of what the military calls the start of a "deliberate withdrawal" from Syria, where about 2,000 troops have been working with a coalition of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters to defeat the remnants of the Islamic State group. U.S. President Donald Trump announced the plans for the withdrawal abruptly last month. A defense official in Washington said some military cargo has been pulled out, part of what the military calls the start of a deliberate withdrawal from Syria, where about 2,000 troops have been working with a coalition of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters to defeat the remnants of the Islamic State group
2019-01-11T17:54:59.926Z
Russia reveals plans to ‘shoot down stray passenger jets like MH17’ RUSSIAN defence chiefs are demanding new laws allowing them to shoot down passenger planes violating the country’s laws and posing a threat to lives and strategic facilities. A decree has been draw… Safeguards are built-in to ensure warnings - radio and visual - to the aircraft, and a system for correcting its route and providing for emergency landings, said Izvestia, citing the draft decree I asked: 'what are you suggesting?' and the answer was the one I expected: shoot it down in line with the contingency plans for such situations, said Putin
2019-01-11T17:47:34.447Z
Trump heads toward national emergency declaration to escape a trap he set for himself As Trump ends his second year in office, the border wall is blotting out everything else. That illustrates how campaign promises, often dismissed as just words, can drive an administration. A long tradition in the U.S. derides campaign promises as meaningless; in truth, they’re anything but that ANOTHER LEGAL BATTLE If Trump tries to use emergency powers, Democrats would file suit, effectively moving the fight from Congress to the courts
2019-01-11T17:06:09.776Z
‘Just fire him!’: Ron Paul blasts Bolton, Pompeo for undermining Trump Former Congressman Ron Paul has come out swinging against neoconservative voices in President Trump’s cabinet. John Bolton and Mike Pompeo, he said, should be punished for insubordination. President Trump’s announcement last month that he would withdraw all US forces from Syria and the news that he was mulling a partial pullout from Afghanistan seemed to be the fulfilment of an often-repeated campaign promise America will not retreat until the terror fight is over Trends: Donald Trump newsJohn Bolton newsMike PompeoRon Paul news
2019-01-11T17:05:10.081Z
Congo election runner-up to press fraud dispute in court The runner-up in Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election said ... Another domestic observer mission said it witnessed vote tampering and other major irregularities VIOLENCE FEARED Fayulu’s camp said it would raise these issues with Congo’s highest court on Saturday morning Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-01-11T17:03:22.247Z
Inside the Yemeni school where childhood doesn't exist Several schools in the capital have abandoned classes, instead serving as shelters for thousands of displaced families. I got the money and immediately left for Sanaa along with my wife, seven children, my sister and her seven children, Hasn said After six gruelling hours, they finally reached the capital, a city reeling from more than four years of devastating coalition air strikes: Debris from bombed houses and shops lined the streets and poverty was widespread ABOUT THE AUTHOR Faisal Edroos @ faisaledroos
2019-01-11T16:40:48.123Z
Iran should realise jailing Nazanin Zaghari‑Ratcliffe harms its security | Simon Tisdall It is Tehran’s hardline clerics who are endangering the nation, says foreign affairs commentator Simon Tisdall Every time Donald Trump traduces Iran’s government as the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism and urges its people to revolt, somebody, somewhere will think of Zaghari‑Ratcliffe or the many other innocents languishing in Iran’s jails, and conclude the US is right to go after the mullahs
2019-01-11T16:38:04.437Z
Congo Opposition Candidate to Challenge Election Results Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader Martin Fayulu said he will challenge the official election result at the country’s constitutional court, as one of his campaign aides claimed his candidate had won in a landslide. Mr. Fayulu speaking to his supporters in Kinshasa Friday Backed by two wealthy Congolese politicians who had been blocked from running themselves, Mr. Fayulu’s campaign drew large crowds, especially of young people, throughout the former Belgian colony
2019-01-11T16:30:52.839Z
Israel - The 'Kosher Nostra' Nation Brief: Having now called an election in April, it seems clear Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s rationale for the early poll is to avert possible indictment for alleged corruption. Always something of a political ‘chancer’ whom few would accuse of lacking chutzpah, even for the estimable “Bibi” this is an audacious gamble. With numerous U.S. states)attended by no small measure of sharia-like dedication to the cause it seems) having enshrined into legislation anti-BDS statutes, the first amendment rights of Americans are under attack in a manner which would have the Founding Fathers, at least those whose enthusiasm for it was genuine, spinning furiously in their eternally designated plots of land
2019-01-11T16:26:07.318Z
First signs of Trump’s Syria pullout spotted on ground American and allied commanders have begun the process to withdraw the roughly 2,000 U.S. troops battling the Islamic State in Syria, despite conflicting messages from top diplomats and national security officials in the Trump administration on the pace of the complete pullout. News of the withdrawal comes the day after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the pullout, saying in a Cairo speech that the move did not represent a change of mission in Syria, adding that U.S. air and logistics support would continue Former Defense Secretary James Mattis resigned in protest from the Pentagon in December, after being unable to convince Mr. Trump to abandon plans to pull American troops out of Syria
2019-01-11T16:22:11.847Z
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2019-01-11T16:11:17.744Z
With scant hope of success, Venezuelan opposition talks of removing... Venezuela's opposition-led Congress planned a public gathering on Friday to... Nicolas Maduro is totally illegitimate! On Thursday, Guaido called on the country’s military to step forward and disavow Maduro More than 120 people were killed in four months of street protests in 2017 that eventually fizzled Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-01-11T16:06:27.108Z
Experience: I lost $1m on bitcoin I got caught up in the hype – and then the bubble burst Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a type of electronic cash that allows people to spend or trade via a peer-to-peer network without the involvement of banks or other intermediaries I thought the project might cost £5m, so that was the figure I decided to aim for My main focus now is exploring how bitcoin could help stabilise an increasingly volatile world
2019-01-11T16:01:15.271Z