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Hawaiki subsea cable reaches halfway point

Added: 18.01.2018 6:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

Hawaiki's 15,000km, 43.8Tbps subsea cable connecting Australia and New Zealand with the west coast of the United States is now past its halfway point.

From: www.zdnet.com

Sanctions hurting North Korea: Tillerson

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States is getting evidence that international sanctions are "really starting to hurt" North Korea.

From: www.news.com.au

Turkey threatens to act in Syria district

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Turkey says it will not hesitate to take action in Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the United States withdraws support for a Kurdish-led force there.

From: www.news.com.au

Turkey says could act in Syria unless U.S. withdraws support for Kurdish force

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Turkey said on Wednesday it would not hesitate to take action in Syria's Afrin district and other areas unless the United States withdrew support for a Kurdish-led force there, but Washington denied such plans and said "some people misspoke". Turkish President Erdogan has repeatedly warned of an imminent incursion in Afrin after Washington said it would help the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), led by the Kurdish YPG militia, set up a new 30,000-strong border force. The plan has infuriated Turkey, which considers the Syrian YPG as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militant group, which has fought an insurgency in...

Could North Korea be using the Winter Olympics to open peace talks with USA?

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NORTH Korean officials representing Kim Jong-un’s regime at the Winter Olympics could be angling to use the occasion as a first step towards starting talks with the United States, a diplomacy expert has claimed.

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World entering ‘critical’ period with risk of DISASTER ahead - World Economic Forum warns

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WEAPONS of mass destruction are one of the biggest threats to mankind in 2018 as mankind enters a "critical period", the World Economic Forum has found as tensions escalate between the United States and North Korea.

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Tillerson says US has no intention to build border force in Syria

Added: 18.01.2018 4:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday (Jan 17) denied that the United States had any intention to build a Syria-Turkey border force, saying the issue, which has incensed Ankara, had been "misportrayed".

From: www.straitstimes.com

GAC's U.S. market drive runs into Washington opposition

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Chinese automaker GAC Automobiles' plan to sell vehicles in the United States ran afoul of Washington trade politics on Wednesday, as the top Senate Democrat and President Trump separately criticized Chinese trade practices.

From: www.autonews.com

Trump considers big 'fine' over China intellectual property theft

Added: 18.01.2018 1:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (Jan 17) the United States was considering a big "fine" as part of a probe into China's alleged theft of intellectual property, the clearest indication yet that his administration will take retaliatory trade action against China.

From: www.straitstimes.com

IAAF wants to link Oregon meet to LA Olympics to grow sport

Added: 18.01.2018 0:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Global athletics is hoping to link the 2021 world championships in Oregon to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics in a bid to maximize interest in the sport in the United States, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.

From: feeds.reuters.com

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