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US lifts immigration ban from 11 “high risk” countries

AFP | The United States announced Monday it was lifting its ban on refugees from 11 "high-risk" countries, but said those seeking to enter the...

“I’m not racist,” claims Trump

AFP | President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that he was "not a racist," after his reported denunciation of immigration from "shithole" countries triggered a global...

Who is capable of preventing nuclear war before Olympics?

Sophie Mangal | A petition appealing to the DPRK’s (Democratic People’ Republic of Korea) authorities to stop testing weapons of mass destruction (WMD) during the...

Is the US sabotaging peace in Korea?

Jacob G Hornberger | It just might be that the two Koreas are figuring out a way to avoid war, much to the anger and...

North Korea set to launch satellite: report

AFP | North Korea is preparing to launch a satellite, a Seoul newspaper said Tuesday, as outside observers warn that the nuclear-armed regime's space programme...

Are Tillerson’s comments going to increase Pak-US tensions?

News Analysis | Pakistan has told the United States that it “is not North Korea” and that it was committed to global peace, diplomatic sources...

Rare U.N. visit to North Korea ignites hope of mediation role

Reuters | United Nations political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit that some analysts and diplomats hope...

US States appeal against Trump’s notorious travel ban

Reuters | Federal appeals courts in the states of Washington and Virginia are set to hear arguments this week on the legality of President Donald...

South Korea, US start air drills as North Korea threat rises

Reuters | The United States and South Korea went ahead with large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, a move North Korea had said would push...

Economically vanquished North Korea celebrates becoming a ‘nuclear state’

News Analysis | To celebrate the successful launch of its long-range intercontinental ballistic missile, North Korea (NK) held a mass celebrations in the capital Pyongyang....

Will Norway’s attempts to abolish nuclear weapons make a difference to...

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal  The Norwegian Nobel Committee once again certified the utopian vision of a world free of nuclear weapons on October 6, 2017....

China and North Korea to discuss views

Reuters | China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that a senior diplomat travelling to North Korea as a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Pakistan in midst of a fourth generation war?

News Desk | Dr. Farrukh Saleem has written often about the fourth generation war that Pakistan is facing. GVS Managing editor, Najma Minhas, spoke with...

Trump pressurizing East Asia to accept US policies in region?

Dr Zafar Jaspal | President Donald Trump is on his East Asia trip. The primary objective of the tour is trade and investment. However, the...

Is South Korea’s alliance with United States worth It?

Jacob G. Hornberger | With President Trump being accompanied by three U.S. carrier groups during his trip to Korea, South Koreans should pull a “Brexit”...

No bear ‘hugs’ but Trump calls Xi Jinping “a very special...

Reuters | U.S. President Donald Trump called on China to do more to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue and said bilateral trade had been...

Trump’s flattery won’t work with Xi Jinping

M K Bhadrakumar | The US President Donald Trump was the first world statesman to telephone his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping following the latter’s re-election to...

Iran and USA; the real enemies!

News Analysis | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to continue his country's missile program for its defense, for it does not flout any international...

Trump’s “unpresidential comments” to a soldier’s widow shock Americans

Jacob G. Hornberger | Warfare-statists are horrified over what President Trump told Mrs. La David Johnson, the grieving widow of a U.S. soldier who was...

South Asians remain hungrier than Botswana, Iraq & North Korea!

News Analysis | Home to the largest concentration of population on Earth, the region of South Asia has performed dismally in the current Global Hunger...

What top US Psychiatrists think about Trump

News Analysis | Twenty-seven US psychiatrists from the top medical institutions of the country have written a book which assesses President Donald Trump's mental health....

A master plan to balkanize Pakistan – Part I

Asif Haroon Raja | The drama of 9/11 provided a ready-made excuse to George W. Bush and his team of Neocons to wage wars against...

The road to ‘Strong & progressive India’ passes through Beijing, not...

M K Bhadrakumar | If anyone ever told the nation that India should be prepared to fight a “two-front war” with China, he must have...

Why should North Korea not trust the US?

Jacob G. Hornberger | To many mainstream pundits, the solution to the crisis in Korea is for U.S. officials to sit down and “talk” to North...

The sole reason behind the downfall of the USA

Jacob G. Hornberger | In response to my article “The Worst Mistake in U.S. History,” a reader wrote to tell me that, in his opinion, there...

The risks of military engagement against North Korea

Jonathan Augustine | The $20 million we spend daily maintaining the US nuclear arsenal could instead be used to provide $1,000 per day for every one...

Kim Jong-Un’s slogan of freedom doesn’t make him lunatic

Waqas Shabbir |  In absolute terms, North Korean aggression is not a right way to go about things, but in relative terms, any sovereign country...

Trump’s Italian mafia style warning to ‘Rogue’ states

Ousama Khursheed |  There’s a custom within the Italian mafia that has gained notoriety and widespread recognition due to its frequent use in mass media....

Twitterman threatened DPRK at UNGA, how will Rocketman respond?

News Analysis |  US President Donald Trump has said that he will have no option but to completely destroy North Korea, should his country and...

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