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Trump and Kim shake hands in scene complex as their rivalry

SINGAPORE (AP) — Donald Trump approached from the right, striding down the long portico at the colonial-era Singapore resort. Kim Jong Un, dressed in his familiar Mao suit, emerged from the left. They met in the middle, on a red carpet, dozens of cameras recording their every move as the world …

Trump sees 'new future' for North Korea, but path unclear

SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with surprisingly warm words and hope for "a bright new future" for Kim's isolated and impoverished nation. Yet he immediately faced pointed questions at home about whether he got …

North Korea

Trump contradicts US military stance on Korea war games

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's abrupt announcement that he will suspend U.S. military drills in South Korea appeared to catch the Pentagon and the Seoul government flat-footed, and it contradicted a pillar of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' campaign to make U.S. troops more …

What Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump Said to Each Other When They First Met

President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met Tuesday in Singapore’s Sentosa Island, kicking off a historic summit that marked the first time the …

Un nouveau service de table pour l’Elysée

Le relooking de l'Elysée se poursuit. Un nouveau service de table a été commandé à la Manufacture de Sèvres.<p>Le couple Macron a voulu redécorer …

Gunman kills self, 4 child hostages after Florida standoff

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — After a standoff of more than 21 hours, officers entered an apartment where a felon with a gun had barricaded himself with four children and found them all dead, a police chief said.<p>The hostage situation began when the girlfriend of Gary Wayne Lindsey Jr. left the apartment and …

Rebel forces attack Syrian Army troops in northern Hama

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:20 A.M.) – The Free Syrian Army’s Jaysh Al-Izza faction launched a new attack against the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) troops in the …

Finally, a president with the guts to stand up to Canada

By Dana Milbank<p>Columnist<p>O Canada: You had it coming, eh.<p>They inflicted Nickelback on us. We did nothing.<p>They sent us Justin Bieber. We turned the other cheek.<p>They were responsible for one abomination after the other: Poutine. Diphthong vowels. Hawaiian pizza. Instant mashed potatoes. Ted …

Donald Trump

Trump is a bully who thought Canada was weak. He was wrong about us | Jen Gerson

Trump may be a polarizing figure in the US, but he is turning out to be a great unifier of Canadians<p>It was, by all accounts, a tense conversation over trade and the economy. The US president called the Canadian prime minister an “asshole”. When the prime minister learned of it, he responded: “I’ve …

Donald Trump

Full text: The statement signed by Trump and Kim

<b>Joint Statement of President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit</b><p>President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the …

Korean Peninsula

Sommet avec Kim Jong-un : le bilan de Donald Trump en cinq points

Quelques heures après avoir signé un document avec Kim Jong-un, le président américain Donald Trump a donné une conférence de presse pour évoquer …

Donald Trump Discovers Muslims

You have to hand it to President Trump. To have gone from his call for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” to “this is a not a battle between different faiths” in less than 18 months is an achievement. In others, it might be considered a radical ideological shift …

Syrian army advances against rebels near Aleppo

Backed by Russian jets, Syrian government troops have edged forward in the northern province of Aleppo. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has said Moscow's …

With Russia's help Syria's army is back and fiercer than ever

While the world still rages on at Russia’s presumption in the Middle East – to intervene in Syria instead of letting the Americans decide which …

ALEPPO: SYRIAN ARMY COMBS AREA AS ISIS BEGINS PULL OUT FROM ALEPPO’S RURAL AREA; SAA DIRECT HIT ON ISIS C&C IN DAYR EL-ZOR; RATS CANNIBALIZING ONE ANOTHER

<b>ALEPPO:</b> The West is abuzz with Zionist intimations of terrorist collapse due to the inaction of the European and North American white man – or – in …

Middle East

Aleppo's darker days

Thaer Mohammed admits he's biased, but if you ask him, Aleppans are the best at keeping their spirits up in the face of Syria’s …

British airstrikes against Isis forces in Syria 'high risk and pointless'

Tory chair of defence select committee and former ambassador warn David Cameron against extending bombing mission<p>David Cameron would be guilty of embarking on a “high-risk and pointless endeavour” if he sought to extend the British bombing mission against Islamic State forces in Iraq to Syria, a …

Moderate rebels in Syria a ‘fantasy’ of Western media

<b>RT:</b> <i>The Russian Defense Ministry says militants in Syria are mining residential areas as they retreat... What are they trying to achieve with these</i> …

Syria is no Blitzkrieg

Donate<p><i>Original by Dmitriy Steshin and Aleksandr Kots published by Komsomolskaya Pravda; translated from Russian by J.Hawk</i><p>The elderly taxi driver …

Drone footage shows incredible destruction near Damascus

The video shot over the district of Jobar by RTR war correspondent Yevgeny Poddubny on Oct. 18 and obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday shows blocks of bombed-out residential buildings, most of them with gaping holes and others with their top floors collapsed.<p>Mushrooms of thick gray smoke …

Hezbollah and the Syrian Army Capture Several Sites in Southern Aleppo; Dagestani Emir Killed

On Thursday morning, the Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Mechanized Division – in coordination with Hezbollah, the National Defense Forces (NDF), Kataebat …

Daesh fleeing to Turkey: Syrian general

<b>A Syrian army general says government forces have dealt heavy blows to members of the Daesh terror group and other Takfiri outfits operating in the</b> …

Russia ready to strike states endangering its Syria forces: report

Putin told Assad that Russia was prepared to strike any country that provides man-portable air-defense systems to Syrian rebels, according to a …

Syrian army frees more villages in Aleppo

<b>The Syrian army has continued its operations against Takfiri terrorists across the country, liberating more villages in the northern province of</b> …

Syrian Army Seizes Israeli backed Base on Golan Heights - ITCW

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Armed Forces on Saturday morning stormed the 4th Battalion Base of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in the Golan Heights and took …

Al-Assad may call early election after ‘terrorists’ defeated: Russian officials

President Bashar al-Assad is willing to run in an early presidential election, hold parliamentary elections and discuss constitutional changes, but only after the defeat of "terrorist" groups, Russian lawmakers said after meeting with the Syrian leader on Sunday.<p>The meeting came as Russia, the …