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No", Trump said in the interview, which aired Wednesday in the U.S. Italian foreign minister Angelino Alfano told the closing news conference: "We must have a dialogue with Russian Federation and we must not push Russian Federation into a corner".
  • Russian Federation blocks UN Security Council condemnation of Syria attack

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    Trump admitted that "right now, we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all - we may be at an all-time low in terms of our relationship with Russian Federation". Moscow has distanced itself from domestic U.S. tensions, neither supporting nor criticising Trump officially. "It's a serious issue", Tillerson said, noting that it had spurred additional sanctions under the Obama administration.
  • Kulbhushan Jadhav was given a fair trial, says Pak envoy Abdul Basit

    Kulbhushan Jadhav was given a fair trial, says Pak envoy Abdul Basit

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    Speaking to India Today, for the first time after the sentence, Basit claimed that Pakistan has given dossier on the sentence to the United Nations (UN) secretary General. You would also recall that he did submit a dossier to the United Nations secretary general in September past year. Mr Jadhav was appointed a legal consul and was given a trial by a competent authority; it is his own confession that did the most damage.
  • BJP leads in six out of 10 bypolls

    BJP leads in six out of 10 bypolls

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    The eight round of counting in Nanjangud has Congress candidate Kalale Keshavmurthy with 44,671 votes and BJP candidate Srinivas Prasad trailing with 28,962 votes. As a Congress win seems certain in both the constituencies which saw high electric campaigning, supporters of Congress surge in large numbers towards the counting centres.
  • Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Registering as Foreign Agent

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    However, it has also come to light that Manafort's shell company has received $13 million in loans from companies with major Trump ties following his possibly forced exit from the campaign back in August. The money could be considered a form of payment from Trump to Manafort at a time when the former Trump campaign chairman had said he was essentially an unpaid staffer who received no compensation for his work helping Trump get elected.
  • Xi urges Trump to resolve North Korean issue peacefully

    Xi urges Trump to resolve North Korean issue peacefully

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    Now it's fallen to China to deescalate the situation, with President Xi Jinping appealing to Trump. He says he thinks Xi "wants to help us with North Korea ", Trump said of Xi, crediting China with taking a " big step" by turning back boats of coal that North Korea sells to its northern neighbor.
  • South African protests as President Zuma celebrates 75th birthday

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    The heads of the parties, including Mmusi Maimane of the Democratic Alliance (DA), Julius Malema of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and Bantu Holomisa, a close friend of Nelson Mandela and leader of the United Democratic Movement, then led the crowds towards the Union Buildings, the seat of government, two miles away.
  • A Top Baloch Leader Reveals How Kulbhushan Jadhav Was Kidnapped By ISI

    A Top Baloch Leader Reveals How Kulbhushan Jadhav Was Kidnapped By ISI

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    Jadhav, who was arrested in March past year by Pakistan and accused by the country of spying, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on Monday triggering tension between India and Pakistan. Sherjan said Pakistan should bring Jadhav to the worldwide court if he is guilty and connected to any terrorism activity in Balochistan. It was the first direct interaction between the army chief and the Prime Minister.
  • Rex Tillerson: 'Low level of trust between our countries'

    Rex Tillerson: 'Low level of trust between our countries'

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    Russia wants the U.S.to eliminate sanctions on Moscow related to its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and support for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Tillerson, on his first visit to Russian Federation in his current role, struck a more conciliatory stance, but said ties and trust levels were at a low point and restated Washington's position that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must eventually relinquish power, a position starkly at odds with Russian Federation.
  • Mattis downplays significance of carrier strike group's move toward Korean Peninsula

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    China is a key partner of Pyongyang, but has been increasingly frustrated by its recent actions. In another tweet, he said: " North Korea is looking for trouble . "We will hold the USA wholly accountable for the catastrophic consequences to be entailed by its outrageous actions", a spokesman for its Foreign Ministry was quoted as saying by the state-run Korean Central News Agency.
  • Trump reverses position, says NATO is 'no longer obsolete'

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    Trump frequently assailed the treaty organization as "unfair" to the USA, arguing that other member states have long failed to uphold their defense spending commitments. Aides signaled that the White House has a broader message, aimed at Russian Federation, where secretary of state Rex Tillerson is attempting to cleave an infuriated Vladimir Putin from Syrian proxy Bashar al-Assad.