Duterte bares Russian gov’t to donate 5,000 rifles, 20 military trucks

Duterte bares Russian gov’t to donate 5,000 rifles, 20 military trucks

CAMP TESCSON, Bulacan—The Russian government will donate 5,000 rifles and army trucks to the Philippines to help in its fight against terrorism, President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday.

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US lawmakers invite social media giants to testify in poll scandal

US lawmakers invite social media giants to testify in poll scandal

The House and Senate intelligence committees are inviting tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet—the parent company of Google—to appear for public hearings as part of their investigations into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, The Associated Press has learned.

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NATO urges tougher North Korea sanctions

NATO urges tougher North Korea sanctions

NATO on Wednesday demanded tougher implementation of sanctions against North Korea in the wake of the country’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test to date, and called for new efforts to draw the reclusive state away from its “threatening and destabilizing path”.

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Putin condemns North Korea nuclear test, appeals for calm

Putin condemns North Korea nuclear test, appeals for calm

MOSCOW, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday that Pyongyang’s claim it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb was a threat to regional peace and issued an appeal for calm. North Korea’s sixth and most powerful nuclear test “torpedoes the global non-proliferation regime, violates UN Security Council resolutions and international law, and creates a […]

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