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Not long before Trump spoke in Washington, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson struck a similar tone after an nearly two-hour meeting with Putin, saying the two countries had reached a "low point" in relations. In addition to Syria, the talks between US and Russian Federation were expected to center on North Korea, as the countries' top diplomats try to fix a relationship that Putin says has only worsened in recent months.
  • PM Modi announces $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh

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    However, much-delayed pact on the Teesta water sharing remained elusive for the two sides. Resolving to arrive at an agreement on the contentious Teesta river water issue, PM Modi said, "Teesta is important for India, for Bangladesh and for India-Bangladesh relationship".
  • Union says Zuma must step down

    Union says Zuma must step down

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    South African President Jacob Zuma speaks at the official launch of the Trans-Africa Locomotive prototype near Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The DA will march on Friday from the Westgate Mall bus rank to Mary Fitzgerald Square in Johannesburg against the Cabinet reshuffle. Similar bids have failed to muster the needed votes to oust Zuma in the past.
  • Tillerson faces tough talks in Moscow amid increased tensions

    Tillerson faces tough talks in Moscow amid increased tensions

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    The official said the U.S.is now convinced Russian Federation controlled the drone. As he embarked on a trip to Moscow following urgent meetings in Italy with top diplomats, Tillerson said it was unclear whether Russian Federation had failed to take seriously its obligation to rid Syria of chemical weapons, or had merely been incompetent.
  • Prince George, Princess Charlotte to attend aunt Pippa's May wedding

    Prince George, Princess Charlotte to attend aunt Pippa's May wedding

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    But an announcement by Kensington Palace has cleared up the rumours with some unexpected news. "Kate would upstage her sister", royals editor Judy Wade told People a year ago. In that case, Harry has to attend the event without his girl. But since her royal relations are going to be there, including two future kings, the palace has to organize for media coverage while trying to ensure that the wedding party and guests retain a reasonable expectation of privacy.
  • Britain blames Russia for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack

    Britain blames Russia for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack

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    Ms Bishop said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Russian Federation was important to discuss removing Assad as part of moving to end the conflict. A United Kingdom government source said: "The important thing is that this is Britain helping to influence U.S. policy on Syria and Russian Federation, far from being a poodle".
  • May says diplomacy will solve Gibraltar row

    May says diplomacy will solve Gibraltar row

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    With Brexit tensions rising over the British territory , Tuesday a Spanish gunship the Infanta Christina made an illegal incursion into Gibraltar's territorial waters. Mr Picardo insisted that the people of the territory would not be used as bargaining chips in trade negotiations. In declarations to reporters, the Spaniosh minister of Foreign Affairs, Alfonso Dastis, showed this Monday its surprise over the tone of the government of Prime Minister Theresa May, regarding the mentioned ...
  • President Trump Receives Some Support on Revised Travel Ban

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    He added that he was paid according to his "clients' preferred financial institutions and instructions". The freshly revealed payments were made by companies based in Belize, and come a month after the AP also reported USA authorities had looked into payments originating from Cyprus.
  • G-7 ministers appeal to Russian Federation on Syria but reject sanctions

    G-7 ministers appeal to Russian Federation on Syria but reject sanctions

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    The official offered circumstantial elements to back up his claim, but no concrete proof. USA warships fired 59 cruise missiles at the Syrian air base from which the US believes the attack was launched. The two top diplomats had sat down together earlier in the day to work through the fallout of last week's chemical attack in northwestern Syria, which plunged the old Cold War enemies to a new low.
  • Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

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    Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn also had to register as a foreign agent back in February for lobbying work he did with ties to Turkey. It cited unspecified "information brought to light in recent months" and conversations with Justice Department employees as the reason for its decision.