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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Pompeo has announced that the U.S. is canceling a 1955 treaty with Iran establishing economic relations and consular rights between the two nations. (AP)

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US terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after UN court ruling

By PDI / AP WASHINGTON — In response to a U.N. court order that the U.S. lift sanctions on Iran, the Trump administration said Wednesday it was terminating a decades-old treaty affirming friendly relations between the two countries. The largely symbolic gesture highlights deteriorating relations between Washington and Tehran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said withdrawing from the 1955 Treaty […]

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UN’s International Court of Justice rules US must suspend sanctions linked to Humanitarian Aid to Iran

UN’s International Court of Justice rules US must suspend sanctions linked to Humanitarian Aid to Iran

By Sputnik News JUDGES from the International Court of Justice, the highest tribunal at the United Nations, have handed a victory to Tehran, who has claimed that US sanctions imposed in May violate the terms their 1955 Treaty of Amity. The International Court of Justice has demanded the US suspend sanctions on Iran related to humanitarian aid and spare parts supplies for civil aviation. […]

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This photo taken on June 8, 2018 shows US President Donald Trump (L) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a meeting on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. (By AFP)

US, Mexico, Canada agree on new free trade pact to replace NAFTA

By Press TV THE United States and Canada have reached a new free trade deal, along with Mexico, to replace the expiring North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Following over a year of negotiations aimed at revamping NAFTA, the US and Canada announced in a statement late Sunday that they finalized the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The USMCA is an […]

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Retired US General Wesley Clark

Is General Wesley Clark’s prediction of a US invasion of Iran at hand?

By Press TV THE United States is moving to a point of confrontation and crisis with Iran, according to retired US General Wesley Clark. A warning that Iran has been a target of US intentions issued more than a decade ago appeared this week to be moving closer to realization. US President Donald Trump, in the anti-Iran remarks made at the UN […]

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‘A Tax on US Consumers’: Trump Tariffs to Push Apple Product Prices Up

‘A Tax on US Consumers’: Trump Tariffs to Push Apple Product Prices Up

By Sputnik News AMERICAN multinational technology company Apple Inc. recently claimed that the Trump administration’s proposed US tariffs on US$200 billion worth of goods imported on China will increase the prices on some of its products, including the Apple Watch and its AirPods. In early August, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that US President Donald Trump had asked him […]

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Environmental activists display placards during a demonstration in front of the United Nations building, where experts from across the planet locked in key talks aimed at breathing life into the Paris Agreement on climate change, in Bangkok on September 8, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

US accused of ‘poisoning’ UN climate talks amid global protests

By Press TV The United States has been “poisoning” UN-sponsored climate talks in Bangkok, Thailand, while environmental activists stage protests across the globe. The 6-day talks between world nations aims to determine how to finance the fight against global warming. The issue of how funds are made available to developing nations has emerged as a key sticking point at the talks, which have made little headway […]

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Trump may face impeachment if Democrats gain majority: Analyst

By Press TV US President Donald Trump may face impeachment proceedings in Congress if the Democratic Party gains the majority after November’s midterm congressional elections, an American analyst in Virginia says. “The crucial issue is the degree to which the Democrats are going to be able to maintain or obtain a substantial majority in the Congress,” said Keith Preston, chief […]

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Duterte rejects ‘imposed friendship’ & questions US reputation as ‘peerless’ arms supplier

By RT DESPITE getting no guarantees that Philippines’ colonial-times ‘friend’ the US would ever supply him with weapons, President Duterte says he’ll meet top US officials, who want to stop him from buying arms from Russia and China. “It’s hard to say we are friends. We are friends but remember we are friends because you made us a colony years […]

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Russia Offers the Philippines Lethal ‘Black Hole’ Submarines With Kalibr Cruise Missiles*

Russia Offers the Philippines Lethal ‘Black Hole’ Submarines With Kalibr Cruise Missiles*

By Russia Insider Could provide its navy with a much needed asymmetric enhancement to its combat capabilities and a deterrent against both China and the US. Amid growing defence ties between Moscow and Manilla, with Russia providing the Southeast Asian state with advanced armaments and even military aid, Filipino Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana has reported a Russian offer to provide his […]

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Expert Debunks Hiroshima, Nagasaki Myths on 73rd Anniversary of Atomic Bombings

By Sputnik News ​Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Specialist at the organization Beyond Nuclear, joined Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear Wednesday to discuss the important anniversaries. The Japanese city of Hiroshima marked the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing by the US Air Force two days ago. The anniversary for Nagasaki, another Japanese city that also experienced an atomic bombing by the US, is Thursday. […]

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US justice department indicts Napoles and five family members

By Abner Galino A UNITED States federal grand jury has indicted Janet Napoles, who is currently detained in a Philippine prison, for allegedly laundering Philippine public funds in and out of the States amounting to approximately US$20 million through suspected “multi-layered bribery and fraud scheme.” Five other family members of Janet Napoles, who are presumably US citizens were also included […]

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US: Lone superpower no more?*

US: Lone superpower no more?*

July 5, 2017 Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. WHEN the Soviet Union collapsed in the early 1990s, the United States emerged as the sole superpower in the world. […]

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US very selective in which country it condemns for crimes: Analyst*

US very selective in which country it condemns for crimes: Analyst*

THE US is very selective in which country it condemns for human rights abuses and crimes, which are very similar to its own atrocities, an American political activist says. Former US President Barack Obama helped a coup in Ukraine which led to the rise of anti-Russian militant groups in country, said Myles Hoenig, who ran for the US Congress in […]

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Do what is right*

Do what is right*

THE Philippines recently marked the second anniversary of its landmark 2016 victory in the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The arbitral tribunal’s decision on the case invalidated China’s supposed historic nine-dash claim on the South China Sea. The problem, however, remains as China refuses to acknowledge the ruling and continues to bully our fishermen. Chinese […]

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Europe Captive… of America*

Europe Captive… of America*

By Sputnik News/Finian Cunningham, columnist WHILE browbeating European leaders at the NATO summit this week, US President Donald Trump used a rather unfortunate metaphor. He described Germany and Europe as “captive of Russia”. Trump was erroneously referring to the huge and mutually beneficial trade in natural gas between Russia and Europe. He was implying that Germany and the rest of Europe are excessively dependent […]

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Breaking point*

Breaking point*

THERE comes a time in a person’s life when continued anger and agitation being held back becomes harder and harder to control until it reaches a breaking point and he lets go of his rage. Just recently, a news footage came out showing an official of the US discussing what China had done in the past months over the Spratlys, […]

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Time to Breathe (Confessions of an Alien) #18

Time to Breathe (Confessions of an Alien) #18

Beyond Deadlines is proud to serialize Mr. Romy Morales’ first book “Time to Breathe (Confessions of an Alien).” It is a personal account of a Filipino immigrant in the United States. It is a must read for those who wish to migrate to the U.S. Come let us join Romy in his journey and see what is in store for […]

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States support UN rights council after US pullout

States support UN rights council after US pullout

By PressTV DIPLOMATS from across the globe defended the United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday after the United States withdrew from a body it branded an anti-Israel “cesspool.” Slovenian ambassador Vojislav Suc, who currently holds the council’s rotating presidency and has been pushing a faltering reform drive, described the Geneva-based chamber as the best place to trigger action on […]

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United States permanent Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Photo © REUTERS / Stephanie Keith

US Pulls Out of UN Human Rights Council After Accusing Body of Anti-Israel Bias

By Sputnik News United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Photo © REUTERS / Stephanie Keith THE United States removed itself from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Tuesday, following more than a year of highly public protests against the 47-nation body. The US’ primary grievances are the council’s alleged anti-Israel bias and its inclusion of rights […]

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US Dim Mak Point 7 – Air Bases Vulnerability*

US Dim Mak Point 7 – Air Bases Vulnerability*

Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. January 26, 2017 LAST  Dec. 5, 2016 The Sun, a UK publication, reported: “THE US is readying for World War Three with China […]

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US Dim Mak Point 6: Diplomatic Weakness*

US Dim Mak Point 6: Diplomatic Weakness*

Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. January 18, 2017 IN 1991, when the Soviet Union collapsed from its own financial and bureaucratic weight, the U.S. emerged as the sole […]

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US Dim Mak Point 5: Vulnerability to Asymmetric Warfare*

US Dim Mak Point 5: Vulnerability to Asymmetric Warfare*

Due to popular demand, Beyond Deadlines is reposting every Monday the still relevant articles of retired Armed Forces of the Philippines intelligence chief Brig. General Victor Corpus that appeared in his BD’s column, Views from the East. January 4th, 2017 ASYMMETRIC warfare is a form of warfare used by the weak to defeat the strong. A classic example is found in […]

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I know which country the US will invade next*

I know which country the US will invade next*

By RT / Lee Camp** BY the end of this column, it will be clear which country the United States will invade and topple next. Or failing that, it will be clear which country our military-intelligence-industrial complex will be aching to invade next. We all want to know why America does what it does. And I don’t mean why Americans do what we […]

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