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Tillerson Signs Arctic Climate Change Declaration

Tillerson Signs Arctic Climate Change Declaration

The worst-case scenario feared by some would be that Tillerson used this gathering to announce the USA would withdraw from the Paris Agreement . Harri Mäki-Reinikka, secretary general of Finland's ...

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Pope says he'll seek common ground with Trump, won't preach

Pope Francis has said he will be "sincere" with Donald Trump over their sharp differences on subjects such as immigration and climate change. Speaking to reporters while travelling home Saturday from ...

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Trump Meets With Russia's Lavrov At The White House Today

Trump Meets With Russia's Lavrov At The White House Today

Initially, the White House indicated the photo spray would be with Lavrov. That made it all the more surprising that the White House would acquiesce to a visual prompt on Wednesday about the Russi...

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ASEAN gives Beijing pass on S. China Sea dispute citing 'improving cooperation'

ASEAN gives Beijing pass on S. China Sea dispute citing 'improving cooperation'

According to the statement, ASEAN leaders noticed improvements in cooperation between ASEAN and China, and welcomed progress on a framework for the Code of Conduct in the South China Sea (COC) to be...

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North Korea carries out another ballistic missile test

Security Council resolutions and a "serious challenge" to worldwide peace and security. Moon called an emergency national security meeting Sunday, but he didn't immediately make any statement on the...

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Security alert at Leeds Bradford

Security alert at Leeds Bradford

Exactly four hours after police were called, a Ryanair flight from Malaga landed at Leeds Bradford. The evacuation has caused delays for passengers at other airports travelling to Leeds Bradford as ...

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N.Korea missile test hurts talks possibility

Japan said the missile flew for 30 minutes and dropped in the sea between the North's east coast and Japan. "With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil - in fact, closer to Russia than to J...

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'Flynn was compromised by Russia'

'Flynn was compromised by Russia'

Spicer told reporters that the day after Yates' initial meeting with McGahn on January 26, the White House counsel asked her to return "to discuss certain issues that she had left unclear at the tim...

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Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

In Courtenay-Comox, there were 3,500 absentee ballots cast in 2013 and they slightly favoured the NDP, tightening Liberal Don McRae's margin of victory by less than one percentage point. Even after th...

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Afghan ISIS leader and mastermind killed

The U.S. military command in Afghanistan said in a statement Sunday that U.S. forces had participated in the raid that killed Hasib and up to 35 other militants. At least 31 militants affiliated w...

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Clapper: 'Our Institutions Are Under Assault' By President Trump

Tapper pressed Clapper if "internally" meant President Trump. "The developments of the past week are very bothersome, very disturbing to me", Clapper said on CNN's " State of the Union " on Sunday. ...

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North Korean Defector Says War With US 'Unavoidable' Amid End Times Warning

According to the spokesperson, South Korea then infiltrated the "human scum" into North Korea, with instructions a year ago on how to assassinate Mr. Kim. "During that visit, Mr Kim was at PUST to d...

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Emmanuel Macron sworn in as new French president

Emmanuel Macron sworn in as new French president

Macron's entourage says that the visit marks the president's will to show "deep empathy toward the people fighting for freedom" in France and around the world. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Tiphaine Auzi...

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Germany rejects idea of joint euro bonds after Macron victory

Nigel Farage, who spearheaded a campaign for Britain's exit from the European Union as former leader of the U.K. Independence Party (UKIP), said the French voters had been tricked by a "giant deceit",...

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'Much of Syria out of bounds for United States air force'

'Much of Syria out of bounds for United States air force'

There are still questions about how the agreement will be enforced. An agreement reached at peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, and backed by Russia, Iran and Turkey, calls for "de-escalation zones" ...

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North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

North Korea launched two missiles in October previous year from an air base in Kusong on North Korea's west coast, on the other side of the country from the usual intermediate-range Musudan test site ...

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President Trump Threatens to Cancel White House Press Briefings

In an interview with NBC News, President Trump mentioned the White House dinner with Comey, but he cited the dinner as one of three occasions when Comey had told him "you are not under investigation...

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Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation opens in Beijing

China's decision to scale up financial support for the Belt and Road , after billions of US dollars of investment over the past three years, underscored the country's resolution to push forward the i...

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Chinese President Inaugurates Belt and Road Summit

Xi used a summit on the initiative, attended by leaders and top officials from around the world, to bolster China's global leadership ambitions as U.S. The CPEC, which connects China's Kashgar in Xinj...

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Syria will abide by Russia's de-escalation plan: Foreign minister

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Saturday said there had been a reduction in fighting across Syria since the deal came into force, but warned it was too early to say whether it would last. T...

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Comey Is Willing To Testify Before Lawmakers-But Only in Public

Senate. Critics have assailed Mr Trump for abruptly dismissing Mr Comey just as the agency is investigating alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election, and possible Moscow ties to...

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UK Labour deputy leader warns of 'Thatcher style' landslide

Armed forces minister Mike Penning said: "Jeremy Corbyn has spent a lifetime trying to disarm Britain but now he's pretending he's got what it takes to keep us safe". Though his own position on Triden...

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China opposes latest N. Korean missile test

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said that the missile presumably flew for 30 minutes, not reaching the Japanese exclusive economic zone. Both Moon and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Ab...

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China invests $124bn in Belt and Road global trade project

He said that CPEC is at the core of China's One Belt, One Road initiative, which has fostered inclusion and tolerance in the region. A clear indication of India's boycott came last night in an offic...

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USA says Trump 'can't imagine Russian Federation pleased' with North Korea missile

The missile was sacked early on Sunday from a region named Kusong located northwest of Pyongyang, where the North previously test-launched an intermediate-range missile it is believed to be developing...

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N/Korea tempts USA, others with new missile test

It said President Donald Trump's "maximum pressure and engagement" policy is only aimed at "stifling us" and will compel the North to "strengthen our nuclear deterrent at the maximum speed". Japanese ...

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Trump threatens to cancel all press briefings in 'fake media' tweet tirade

Andrew McCabe was the FBI's deputy director until the abrupt departure of his boss. No date has been set as yet for Mr Comey's public testimony or any announcement of whether the Senate committee wo...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation agents say they are angry and determined

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents say they are angry and determined

I know that. Everybody knows that. "Look he's a showboat , he's a grandstander ", Trump said. "When you're under investigation you're given all sorts of documents everything..." Days before he w...

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White House expected to address acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director testimony over Comey firing

White House expected to address acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director testimony over Comey firing

He said he could not defend "the Director's handling of the conclusion of the investigation of Secretary Clinton's emails, and I do not understand his refusal to accept the almost universal judgment t...

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India Skips China's Silk Road Summit, Warns Of 'Unsustainable' Debt

The Himalayan nation officially signed an agreement two days ago to be part of President Xi Jinping's ambitious plan to build a new Silk Road , he said on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Forum in ...

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