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* Trump repeats call for US nuclear supremacy

Feb 24 (BBC) President Donald Trump has said he wants the United States to expand its nuclear arsenal, in his first comments on the issue since taking office. Mr Trump said it would be "wonderful" if no nation had nuclear arms, but otherwise the US must be "top of the pack". He told Reuter that the US had "fallen behind on nuclear weapon capacity".
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* Pakistan enhancing its military capability to combat terrorism

Feb 23 (ANI) Pakistan has speeded up its efforts to fight terrorists as it is silently enhancing its military capability by acquiring equipment and weapons required to combat terrorism. This move comes after a recent wave of terror attacks in Pakistan which have claimed more than 100 lives. Three such deals involving helicopters and military vehicles have been reported by the U.S. media.
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* Kim Jong-nam killing: 'VX nerve agent' found on his face

Feb 24 (BBC) Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, was killed by a highly toxic nerve agent, says Malaysia. Mr Kim died last week after two women accosted him briefly in a check-in hall at a Kuala Lumpur airport. Malaysian toxicology reports indicate he was attacked using VX nerve agent, which is classified as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nations.
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* Mexico's foreign minister rejects Trump deportation policy

Feb 23 (BBC) Mexico has condemned new guidelines issued by the United States, under which almost all illegal immigrants can be subject to deportation. The new rules include sending undocumented people to Mexico, even if they are not Mexicans. But Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray says his country cannot "accept unilateral decisions imposed by one government on another."
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