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Iran's foreign minister made a flying visit for talks with host France at the G7 summit on Sunday, as Paris ramped up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, a dramatic diplomatic move that the White House said had surprised them.
  • Syrian army 500 meters from Turkish observation point in Hama

    Syrian army 500 meters from Turkish observation point in Hama

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    Rebel-backer Turkey has carried out two cross-border offensives into Syria, where its forces have been deployed for almost two years. The Morek observation post, established under a deal with Moscow , is one of 12 the Turkish army set up along the front line between government forces and the jihadists and their rebel allies a year ago.
  • Trump’s Only Regret On China Is

    Trump’s Only Regret On China Is "Not Raising Tariffs Higher"

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    European leaders pressured Trump to back off what he describes as a historic, all-or-nothing struggle to shift China from decades of rampant intellectual property theft and other unfair trade practices. Johnson, for his part, praised Trump for America's economic performance - but chided the USA leader for his unbending China policy. "The talks and negotiations continue and I think that's very positive", he said.
  • British government welcomes China's release of Hong Kong consulate employee

    British government welcomes China's release of Hong Kong consulate employee

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    The plans developed online after a march Sunday drew hundreds of thousands who demonstrated in the rain, a sign that protesters had not been dissuaded by a police ban or warnings from the Chinese government. They also said Cheng had confessed to accusations against him, a commonly used comment by Chinese police, even though Cheng was not given a chance to defend himself in court.
  • Indian authorities bar opposition from visiting Kashmir

    Indian authorities bar opposition from visiting Kashmir

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    According to sources, apart from Gandhi, senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma and KC Venugopal are also going. The leaders of the Communist party were stopped at the Srinagar airport during their first visit. A number of prominent opposition leaders have also been arrested, including three former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir state. "If things are normal there, why aren't we allowed to visit the place?" A large media contingent, including TV channels that ...
  • North Korea fires projectiles off east coast today, South Korea says

    North Korea fires projectiles off east coast today, South Korea says

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    With the completion of 10-day military drills between the USA and South Korea that the North considers rehearsal for an invasion, the rogue nation had been expected to halt weapons tests, the Associated Press reported . The move drew attention as it is the first such case following South Korea's decision, announced Thursday, to terminate the pact after Japan's extended export curbs on South Korea in apparent retaliation against Seoul's top court ruling on wartime forced labor.
  • Amazon rainforest fires: Brazil military begins operations to fight fires today

    Amazon rainforest fires: Brazil military begins operations to fight fires today

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    He stressed that rainforests produced 20 percent of the oxygen and were considered the lungs of the Earth. "It is an worldwide crisis", Macron tweeted Thursday . "The sensationalist tone he used does nothing to solve the problem". "The tendency is that", Mr Bolsonaro told reporters in Brazil's capital Brasilia, when asked if he was considering sending the army to fight the fires.
  • Vladimir Putin orders Russia to respond after U.S. missile test

    Vladimir Putin orders Russia to respond after U.S. missile test

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    Officials say it successfully hit its target more than 300 miles away. The ground-launched version of the Tomahawk was removed from service after the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was ratified in the late 1980s. He said that the United States is taking the necessary steps to address the threat posed by intermediate-range missile forces being deployed in ever larger numbers by Russian Federation and China.
  • Syrian troops surround Turkish post in country's northwest

    Syrian troops surround Turkish post in country's northwest

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    The government took from rebel forces the strategic city of Khan Shaykhun, as well as the devastated towns of Latamina, Kafr Zita, and Morek. The Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Thursday all of Turkey's observation posts, formed under an agreement with Russian Federation and Iran, will remain in place and support will continue to be provided.