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U.S. Insists Sanctions Will Remain Until North Korea Denuclearizes

[unable to retrieve full-text content] “We are going to get the complete denuclearization,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. “Only then will there be relief from sanctions.” Source: NYT > World
Trump says North Korea has ‘potential,’ GOP lawmakers remain skeptical
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (left) talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un before their meeting on May 26 in Panmunjom, North Korea. | South Korean Presidential [...]
White House Says U.S. Will Remain in Syria Despite Trump’s Eagerness to Withdraw
“I want to get out — I want to bring our troops back home,” Mr. Trump said on Tuesday during a news conference with leaders of Baltic nations. “It’s time. We were very successful against ISIS.” The United States has been aiding [...]
Stormy Daniels says she felt threatened to remain silent about Trump affair
“A guy walked up on me and said to me, ‘Leave Trump alone,” she recalled him saying. ‘Forget the story.’ By LORRAINE WOELLERT and BRENT D. GRIFFITHS 03/25/2018 [...]
Berlin Journal: Germans Quietly Pass an Equinox of Unity, but the Walls Remain
Teachers, judges and civil servants were shipped in from western states to replace a generation of easterners who had come of age in Communism and were considered unfit, Mr. Krüger said. “Of course people were bitter about that,” [...]
As ISIS Is Driven From Iraq, Sunnis Remain Alienated
The power of Sunni politicians was greatly diminished by the power-sharing agreement adopted after the American invasion. Under its formula, the prime minister’s post, along with the interior and foreign ministries, are reserved for [...]
Turkey Frees 7 Journalists, but Others Remain Behind Bars
“We’re standing firm,” he said, in comments translated and disseminated through a messaging application by a team from the newspaper. The four who remain detained are Mr. Atalay; Murat Sabuncu, the editor in chief; Kadri Gursel, [...]
Trump Finds Reason for the U.S. to Remain in Afghanistan: Minerals
The lure of Afghanistan as a war-torn Klondike is well established: In 2006, the George W. Bush administration conducted aerial surveys of the country to map its mineral resources. Under President Barack Obama, the Pentagon set up a task [...]
Iran Nuclear Deal Will Remain, for Now, White House Signals
Photo Supporters of President Hassan Rouhani, who is running for re-election, at a campaign rally in Isfahan, Iran, on Sunday. Credit Vahid Salemi/Associated Press [...]

30 Years After End of Martial Law, Scars from Taiwan’s ‘White Terror’ Remain

Yen Lee was 39 when a bullet ended his life on March 6, 1947. He was among 50 Taiwanese journalists executed that day for criticizing the Nationalist government of China, which had taken back Taiwan from Japan at the end of World War II. Their [...]