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26 апреля, 07:07

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

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China’s state-owned airline will resume flights from Beijing to North Korea that had been suspended because of poor ticket sales.

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26 апреля, 06:35

U.S. military starts installing controversial anti-missile battery in South Korea

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Protesters held signs reading: "Hey, U.S.! Are you friends or occupying troops?"

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26 апреля, 06:03

China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

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China launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own on Wednesday, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial trade routes.

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26 апреля, 06:03

Watchdog says ASEAN must stand vs. killings in Philippines

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An international human rights watchdog is calling on Southeast Asian leaders to take a stand against the Philippines’ war on drugs that has left thousands dead under President Rodrigo Duterte, the host of this week’s regional summit.

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26 апреля, 04:59

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

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In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.

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26 апреля, 04:26

The Latest: USS Carl Vinson exercises with Japan air force

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The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):

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26 апреля, 04:26

Top Mexican official calls US border wall a ‘hostile’ act

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Mexico’s foreign relations secretary called U.S. President Donald Trump’s plan to build a border wall an “unfriendly, hostile” act, adding Tuesday that it is a “bad idea” that will not accomplish anything.

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26 апреля, 03:54

Australian PM to meet Trump after heated phone call

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Australia’s prime minister said Wednesday he is looking forward to meeting President Donald Trump next week when they attend Battle of the Coral Sea commemorations in New York, more than three months after their heated telephone conversation over an Obama-era refugee deal.

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26 апреля, 03:54

S. Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

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South Korea says key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system have been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.

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26 апреля, 03:39

Venezuela’s chief prosecutor decries violence as deaths rise

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Venezuela’s chief prosecutor on Tuesday denounced a wave of unrest that has killed 26 people, vowing to hold all those responsible accountable and calling on both sides of a heated political spectrum to “lower the tone of confrontation.”

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26 апреля, 02:50

Rio slum dwellers protest deadly gang, police gunbattles

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Hundreds of Brazilians have taken to the streets of the Alemao slum complex in Rio de Janeiro to protest gunbattles between police and gangsters that have killed at least four people and wounded six others, including three policemen.

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26 апреля, 01:46

9 former US ambassadors urge Congress not to cut UN funding

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Nine former U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations are urging Congress to maintain America’s leadership at the world body by fully funding its operations.