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Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' with sanctions

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' with sanctions

On Thursday, the United States expanded its sanctions war against Russia to China, for the first time announcing punitive measures against a Chinese military organisation for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles.

No missile display as N Korea holds 70th anniversary parade

No missile display as N Korea holds 70th anniversary parade

Kim Jong Un showed off his friendship with China, raising the hand of President Xi Jinping's envoy as they saluted the crowd together afterwards.

Syria strikes kill 26 fighters, mostly Iranians: monitor

Syria strikes kill 26 fighters, mostly Iranians: monitor

Missile strikes overnight in central Syria killed at least 26 pro-regime fighters, most of them Iranians, a monitor said Monday.

Iran deal 'best way' to counter nuclear threat, says Europe

Iran deal 'best way' to counter nuclear threat, says Europe

"Our priority as an international community remained preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon," Downing Street said.

Yemen rebels stage show of force after missile attacks

Yemen rebels stage show of force after missile attacks

A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in Yemen on March 26, 2015 to try to restore the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.

North Korea calls off joint Olympic performance, says Seoul

North Korea calls off joint Olympic performance, says Seoul

North Korea has called off a joint cultural performance with artistes from the South ahead of the forthcoming Winter Olympics, Seoul said on Monday, underscoring the fragility of their Games-led rapprochement.

Israeli jets fire missiles near Damascus, says Syrian army

Israeli jets fire missiles near Damascus, says Syrian army

Israel also fired ground-to-ground rockets from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, but the Syrian defences brought the missiles down, the Syrian army said.

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Don't sleepwalk into war over N Korea, warns UN boss

Speaking on a visit to Japan, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said: "The worst possible thing that could happen would be for us all to sleepwalk into a war that might have very dramatic circumstances."

Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia of Iran's 'might'

Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia of Iran's 'might'

"The United States and their allies have mobilised all their capabilities against us and achieved nothing," said the Iranian president.

Trump stands with Japan against N.Korean 'menace'

Trump stands with Japan against N.Korean 'menace'

Speaking after a summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Donald Trump repeated his mantra the "era of strategic patience" with North Korea was over.

Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and will not seek any country's permission, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday in a snub to demands from US President Donald Trump.

Guam officials 'ecstatic' as North Korea holds off attack

Guam officials 'ecstatic' as North Korea holds off attack

Guam officials were "ecstatic" on Tuesday as North Korea appeared to back away from its threat to fire four missiles towards the US territory in the western Pacific.