Israel Apartheid State, Trump’s Deal Doomed: French US EnvoyOutgoing French Ambassador to the US, Gérard Araud, criticized Israel I regime as an “apartheid state”, adding that US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century,” aimed at resolving the decades-long conflict between Israel and Palestine, looks dead in the water.
Comedian Wins Ukraine’s Presidential VoteVolodymyr Zelensky, a Television Comic, has won Ukraine’s presidential runoff vote, defeating incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with more than 73 percent of the vote against about 25, according to official preliminary results.
According to the North Korean Central News Agency, Kim Jong-un reportedly is set to visit Russia in the near future to meet President Putin, in what would be the first meeting of the two heads of state.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in China on Tuesday for a fourth round of talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, only days after warning he would take an “alternative path” if the US kept his nation under sanctions. The visit reportedly coincided with Kim’s 35th birthday, on January 8.
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, reportedly, has observed the successful test of an ultramodern tactical weapon in his first publicized visit to a weapons test site since the country’s test-launch of an ICBM last November.
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) claimed on Monday it had identified at least 13 of an estimated 20 undeclared missile bases inside North Korea, challenging US negotiations with Pyongyang.
Japan will reportedly skip an international fleet review in South Korea next week after Seoul has sided with the North Korea in demanding that Tokyo refrain from flying its military’s “rising Sun” flag on its warship during the event.