N.Korea nuclear test poses sanctions dilemma for major powers

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N.Korea nuclear test poses sanctions dilemma for major powers

U.S. presidential candidates and members of the U.S. Congress demanded more sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday after its latest nuclear test, but major powers will likely be reluctant to take the tough steps necessary to force Pyongyang to abandon its weapons program, former U.S. officials and analysts said.

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Iran's October missile test violated U.N. ban - expert panel

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Iran's October missile test violated U.N. ban - expert panel

Iran violated a U.N. Security Council resolution in October by test-firing a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead, a team of sanctions monitors said, leading to calls in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday for more sanctions on Tehran.

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Obama urges Congress to approve Pacific trade pact early in 2016

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Obama urges Congress to approve Pacific trade pact early in 2016

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 - President Barack Obama on Friday urged the U.S. Congress to quickly approve a 12-nation Pacific trade pact early in 2016, telling reporters the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was essential to the American economy as well as national security.

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Obama wins U.S. debt-limit, budget truce through end of presidency

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Obama wins U.S. debt-limit, budget truce through end of presidency

WASHINGTON, Oct 30 - President Barack Obama won passage by the U.S. Congress early on Friday of legislation that lifted the threat of a default on government debt through the end of his presidency and a budget blueprint easing strict spending caps through September 2017.

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U.S. to broaden support for handicapped in VN

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U.S. to broaden support for handicapped in VN

VGP - The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced six new projects serving persons with disabilities in Viet Nam aimed at promoting health, social inclusion and disability rights with continuing funding from the U.S. Congress.

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TPP: A global business deal that would benefit Vietnam

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TPP: A global business deal that would benefit Vietnam

(VOV) - Vietnam should do well under the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), though it’s too early to tell because the deal has not yet officially been made public. Until then, newspapers and politicians would be wise to dial down the rhetoric.

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U.S. Congress averts government shutdown, Obama signs funding measure

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U.S. Congress averts government shutdown, Obama signs funding measure

Ending weeks of infighting, the U.S. Congress on Wednesday voted to avert a government shutdown just hours before a midnight deadline, passing a stop-gap measure to extend funding for federal agencies until Dec. 11.

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Pope calls on U.S. Congress to help migrants

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Pope Francis calls on the U.S. Congress to work together to combat climate change and help immigrants during his first address to U.S. lawmakers.

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Addressing Congress, pope urges US to end hostility toward immigrants

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Addressing Congress, pope urges US to end hostility toward immigrants

Pope Francis beseeched Americans to end hostility toward immigrants in a historic speech before the US Congress on September 24, weighing in forcefully on a divisive issue that is stirring debate in the 2016 presidential campaign.

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Pope Francis visits US

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(VOV) -On September 22, Pope Francis arrived in Maryland, beginning a six-day visit to the US.

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Iran to take Parchin military site samples with IAEA present - diplomats

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Iran to take Parchin military site samples with IAEA present - diplomats

United Nations inspectors will be present with Iranian technicians as they take samples from a key military site, two Western diplomats said, undercutting an objection by US Republicans to the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

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Iran's Khamenei backs parliamentary vote on nuclear deal with powers - state TV

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Iran's Khamenei backs parliamentary vote on nuclear deal with powers - state TV

Iran's Supreme Leader said on September 3 he favored a parliamentary vote on its nuclear deal reached with world powers and called for sanctions against Tehran to be lifted completely rather than suspended, state television reported.

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Kerry pushes Iran nuclear deal as vote nears

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Even as the U.S. Congress appears close to sealing the Iran nuclear deal, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry reiterates the "pros and cons" of the accord for Congress and the American public.

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Obama secures key vote to protect Iran nuclear deal in US Congress

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Obama secures key vote to protect Iran nuclear deal in US Congress

President Barack Obama on September 2 secured the 34th Senate vote needed to sustain a veto of any congressional resolution disapproving a nuclear deal with Iran, ensuring the accord will not fail in the US Congress.

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Iran nuclear deal backers near votes to protect pact in US Congress

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Iran nuclear deal backers near votes to protect pact in US Congress

Supporters of the international nuclear agreement with Iran moved within one vote of mustering enough support to protect the deal in the US Congress on September 1 when two more Democratic senators said they would support the pact.

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