Asia, Middle East, U. S. News Briefs to be read in two minutes or less.
- Pro & anti rallies in Seoul over North Korea Olympic participation.
- North Korea defenses military parade prior Olympic games.
- Russia fighter jet crashes in Syria, pilot ejects, captured, executed.
- U. S. latest 2018 nuke program aimed at countering Russia.
- U. S. program for containment of Russia, China, North Korean threat.
- Russia ‘deeply disturbed’ at recent Pentagon change in nuclear strategy.
- U. S. warns of new powerful long distance Russian doomsday torpedo.
- Poland law-body under pressure to back away from new Holocaust law.
- Erdogon, Turkey, states Assad, Syria, ‘at one point must go’.
- Turkey military denies shooting at fleeing Syrians.
- Turkey loses six soldiers in battle with Kurdish rebels this Saturday.
- Syria says U. S. accusations of chemical gas production are ‘lies’.
- Pakistan suicide bomber kills 11 in norther province.
- Afghan President says he is open to peace talks with the Taliban.
- Trump says FBI memo completely exonerated him of Russia collusion.
- U. S. intelligence community thoroughly against release of memo.
- Controversial DOJ, FBI memo subject for GOP-Dem debate next week
- Prior five nation South America trip Tillerson warns of China trade.
- U. S. as #1 trader displaced in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Peru by China.
- Tillerson: China trade often comes with a heavy undisclosed price. *
- Palestinian man shot dead by Israel military during West Bank raid.
- Egypt unveils a tomb with fantastically detailed colour drawings.
- Star actress Uma Thurman claims Harvey Weinstein attacked her.
(News as gleaned from Channel.newsasia, RT, CNN, and BBC)
*More prelude to this trip next post.
All the Best to you.