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If sanctions on North Korea won’t work, we’ll go to ‘Phase Two’ – Trump

Published time: 23 Feb, 2018 19:53 Edited time: 23 Feb, 2018 19:57 President Donald Trump has warned that the US will go to “Phase 2“ if sanctions imposed on North Korea do not have the desired effects. Trump made the statement during a  joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. “If the sanctions don’t work, we will have ...

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Ground phase of Turkish attack on Afrin will start on Sunday – PM

Following an intense shelling and bombing attack on Kurdish positions in Afrin Saturday, Turkey’s PM announced the ground phase of operation ‘Olive Branch’ will kick into gear Sunday. “From tomorrow [Sunday], depending on developments, our ground units will perform the necessary activities [as part of the Operation Olive Branch],” Binali Yildirim told reporters. He claimed the first phase of the ...

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Over 2.3mn tickets requested for Russia 2018 World Cup in latest sales phase

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 15:53 Edited time: 21 Dec, 2017 15:57 More than 2.3 million tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia have been requested since the first window of the second sales phase began on December 5. The phase will continue until January 31, and fans from around the world can apply for individual match tickets for ...

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May gets faint praise and warnings from Brussels as path cleared for phase two of Brexit talks

EU leaders applauded Theresa May as they confirmed progress has finally been made to allow Brexit talks to move forward. But the praise in Brussels was mixed with veiled warnings about the storms that lie ahead. Some questions still hang over the EU’s most burning issues, namely citizens’ rights, the Irish border and Britain’s outstanding payments, but Brussels has seen ...

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Over 620,000 Russia 2018 World Cup tickets allocated in 1st sales phase

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 17:51 The first phase of ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia saw over 620,000 allocated to football fans from over 3 million ticket applications, according to world football’s governing body. A total 622,117 tickets were allocated for the tournament in the first phase, which took place from October 1-12, where fans submitted ...

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Saudi attorney general: Phase 1 of anti-corruption push complete, detained individuals questioned

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 14:17 Edited time: 6 Nov, 2017 15:53 Detailed questioning of individuals taken into custody as part of a corruption probe is now taking place, according to the Saudi attorney general. He added that phase one of the probe is complete and “a great deal of evidence” has been gathered.   According to earlier reports in ...

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Europe and US relations now in ‘different phase’ after Trump victory, top EU chief claims

According to Ms Mogherini differing views on foreign aid and diplomacy meant Europe’s approach to the United States may change, but she believes there is still a “common interest to work together” over matters of security and economic issues. Ms Mogherini said: “We have entered in a different phase of the relation of Europe and the United States, that’s quite ...

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Sessions revokes Obama-era directive to phase out private prisons

Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government’s continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. Stock prices of major private prison companies rose at the news. Sessions issued a memo replacing one issued last August by Sally Yates, the deputy attorney general at the time. That memo, ...

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