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    Trump offered no details of how the U.S. would react should tensions worsen in an ongoing standoff against President Nicolás Maduro.

    Trump pledges to continue "historic push for peace on the Korean Peninsula," but sets no expectations ahead of second meeting with Kim Jong-Un.

    Juan Guaidó and Nicolás Maduro both claim to be Venezuela's rightful president. TMN graphic.
    Venezuela's Observatory of Violence says at least 26 people have been killed at the hands of security forces since anti-government protests began Wednesday.

    Russia's FSB security service announced on New Year's Eve that 48-year-old Paul Whelan was arrested in Moscow 'during a spy action.'

    U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley addresses a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on March 28, 2018. UN Photo/Loey Felipe
    Haley said the U.S. intends to remain the largest contributor to the UN peacekeeping budget, but said paying for peacekeeping efforts should be a 'shared responsibility.'

    Joseph Yun joined the Foreign Service in the 1980's and has been a longtime proponent of diplomatic engagement with North Korea.

    Mount Mayon, part of the Pacific's notorious 'Ring of Fire,' has erupted numerous times over the last week.

    A US-led coalition battling the Islamic State in Syria could establish a 30,000-strong group to be known as the Syrian Border Security Force, according to the Defense Post.

    270 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped by teror group Boko Haram in 2014, with some 100 still believed to be held captive.

    Pakistan says it will transact trade with China using the Chinese Yuan, days after President Trump accused the country of harboring terrorists.