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Putin's decision to host Tillerson signaled Moscow's intent to maintain communication with the USA even as they bash each other publicly in louder and louder tones. The inclusion of those countries is important because the U.S. strategy for Syria involves enlisting help from Mideast nations to ensure security and stability in Syria after the Islamic State group is vanquished.
  • New draft UN resolution calls for Syria gas attack probe

    New draft UN resolution calls for Syria gas attack probe

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    At least 89 people were killed and hundreds were injured by the chemical attack, which US officials believe was ordered by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime. The revised text incorporates suggestions from China, Russia and the other 10 council members. "We have drafted that resolution deliberately with consensus in mind", British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft told reporters.
  • Russia should choose between Assad and the US: Tillerson

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    Mattis was repeatedly questioned about the change in tactics in Syria. "We support the sanctions that have already been introduced". "But it was not a statement that we could enter full-fledged, full-bore into the most complex civil war probably raging on the planet at this time ".
  • Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

    Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

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    The trip to Moscow comes just days after a USA missile strike hit a Syrian government air base in response to a poisonous gas attack that the US and its allies believe was carried out by forces loyal to the Syrian president - though the Russians say there is no proof of this claim .
  • Sweden truck attack suspect 'admits crime'

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    Akilov had a green fleece jacket wrapped around his head, preventing the dozens of journalists on hand from seeing his face, but the judge ordered him to remove it. Akilov, a construction worker who had been refused permanent residency in Sweden in June 2016, had gone underground a year ago after receiving a deportation order, police said.
  • German federal prosecutors probing bus blast

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    The incident happened before the quarter-final, first-leg match at Signal Iduna Park and saw three explosions occur as the vehicle made its way to the ground from the team hotel. At this stage Ajax sees no reason to take any extra security measures at the Europa League match between the Amsterdam club and Schalke 04 on Thursday, following a targeted attack on Borussia Dortmund in Germany last night, a spokesperson for the club said to AD.
  • 7 candidates to keep off Srinagar repoll

    7 candidates to keep off Srinagar repoll

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    We appeal the people to not press our buttons on EVMs and boycott the polls. "The unfortunate incident that took place on April 9 was painful", a candidate said. Our brothers safety is more important than our polling. Earlier, it was scheduled to be held on April 12. The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered a repoll in 38 polling stations of the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency which witnessed large-scale violence during the by-election on Sunday.
  • Japan seeks U.S. notice on N. Korea

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    However, Wednesday's read-out was the first time China confirmed in detail that the two leaders had directly discussed North Korea. "This is a rogue regime that is now a nuclear-capable regime, and President Xi and President Trump agreed that that is unacceptable", national security adviser H.R.
  • Abbas: Israel imposes 'apartheid regime' based on one

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    The leaders of Jordan, Egypt and the Palestinian Authority met to coordinate positions on the peace process ahead of separate meetings with US President Donald Trump next month, Ramallah said Thursday. "I am looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like..." Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for his part, has rejected the Arab initiative - as it now stands - as a basis for peace talks with the Palestinians.
  • Germany's Merkel appalled by Dortmund attack, spokesman says

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    The explosion triggered by three explosive objects happened in Hoechsten district of the western German city of Dortmund, forcing postponement of the match to Wednesday. Dortmund said the player, reported in German media to be Spain's Marc Bartra, was "in safety" and that "there is no danger in and around the stadium".
  • North Korea's parliament meets, with Kim Jong Un at center

    North Korea's parliament meets, with Kim Jong Un at center

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    China's foreign ministry said Xi insisted on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and advocated resolving the problem "through peaceful means". The written attack came after a U.S. Western leaders would also have to take into account China's reaction which has an agreement with North Korea dating back to the 1960s. This is significant news as Global AgriTrends calculates the greater China region, which includes China, Hong Kong and Vietnam, as a $7 billion market.