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Trump set to oust national security adviser H.R. McMaster: report

World / Politics Mar 16, 2018

Trump set to oust national security adviser H.R. McMaster: report

U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to sack National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster, in what would be the latest in a string of high-profile White House departures, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The newspaper reported that Trump is discussing potential replacements for McMaster, but is ...

China says new agency will improve foreign aid coordination

Asia Pacific Mar 13, 2018

China says new agency will improve foreign aid coordination

China plans to set up an international development cooperation agency, according to a parliament document released Tuesday, to better coordinate its foreign aid program. The new agency will be responsible for forming policies on foreign aid, as well as granting aid and overseeing its implementation, ...

U.S. top envoy Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah role poses threat to Lebanon

World / Politics Feb 16, 2018

U.S. top envoy Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah role poses threat to Lebanon

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Lebanon on Thursday that the Iran-backed Hezbollah group's growing arsenal and involvement in regional conflicts threatened Lebanon's security. Speaking alongside Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in a Beirut news conference, Tillerson also said the United States was engaging ...