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Biden Talks with Macron on Iran, China, and Russia

Biden talks with Macron on Iran, China, Russia

TEHRAN – US President, Joe Biden, and French President, Emmanuel Macron, agreed in a telephone conversation to work closely on the foreign policy priorities of both parties, including Russia, China and the Western Asia. The White House issued a statement announcing a telephone conversation between the presidents of the United …

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Greece, Turkey Launch Mediterranean Crisis Talks After 5 Years

Greece, Turkey Launch Mediterranean Crisis Talks After 5 Years

ATHENS, Greece – Greece and Turkey on Monday started exploratory talks in Istanbul – after a five-year hiatus – aimed at settling maritime borders, a source of alarming friction over the past year. Last week, Greece doubled its western territorial waters in the Ionian Sea to 12 nautical miles (22 …

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Guterres Has Good Chances of Getting Re-Elected: Russian Envoy

UN Secretary General has good chances of getting re-elected, Russian envoy says

UNITED NATIONS – The current UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has a good chance of being re-elected for a second term. This view was expressed by Russia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Vasily Nebenzya, in an exclusive interview with TASS. “Of course, the current Secretary General has a good chance …

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EU Warns UK to be ‘Very Careful’ in Diplomatic Status Row


BRUSSELS – Senior EU Brexit official, Michel Barnier, on Thursday warned London that the UK should be “very careful” in how it handles EU ambassadorial status in London after Brexit. The UK has raised eyebrows in Brussels and at home over its reluctance to grant full diplomatic privileges to João …

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Religious Scholars Are Vital for Pakistan’s Future: Imran Khan

Religious scholars are vital for Pakistan’s future

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister, Imran Khan, called for continued cooperation from religious scholars to thwart “conspiracies” creating division and discord in the Muslim Ummah. He spoke yesterday with a delegation of religious scholars in Islamabad. Imran Khan said religious scholars have a central role in transforming Pakistan into a …

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Iraqi Security Chiefs Fired After IS Claims Baghdad Market Attack

Iraqi security chiefs fired after IS claims Baghdad market attack

BAGHDAD – Iraqi Prime Minister, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, on Thursday sacked his deputy interior minister responsible for intelligence affairs, director of the fight against terrorism and intelligence at the interior ministry and commander of the federal police forces, following two suicide bombings in Baghdad. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack …

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Japan Wants to Safely Host Tokyo Olympics: PM

Japan wants to safely host Tokyo Olympics - PM

TOKYO – The Japanese government continues to seek to organize the Tokyo Olympics safely and to prepare for the competitions in cooperation with the city administration and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, said. “The Olympic Games should become a symbol of humanity’s victory over the …

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