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CO2 Border Tax will Damage Global Climate Change Fight: China


BEIJING – A European Union proposal to introduce a’ carbon border tax’ will damage global efforts to take joint action on climate change, China said on Wednesday, calling for a’ protectionism ‘ backlash against climate change. In October, the new EU climate commissioner Frans Timmermans said research would begin on …

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Hong Kong Rights Bill Clears US Congress, Heads to Trump


WASHINGTON – US lawmakers unanimously approved legislation that promotes human rights and democracy in Hong Kong and also supports anti-China protestors in the city, giving President Donald Trump the bill rejected by Beijing. The White House did not threaten to veto the measure, and according to a source familiar with …

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US Pours Cold Water on German Plan for Syria


BRUSSELS – Northern Syria should be controlled by international forces, Germany has told NATO, after Turkey and Russia carved up the region for themselves. “The Sochi Agreement … does not provide the basis for a political solution in the long run,” German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told press at a …

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Trump Administration to Suspend Entry of Immigrants Without Healthcare


WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump on Friday issued a proclamation saying his administration will suspend entry of immigrants who lack healthcare or cannot prove they are able to pay for medical expenses, Chinese news agencies reports Saturday. The proclamation demonstrated a step further by the Trump administration to make …

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Trump Says Meeting with Kim Jong Un “Could Happen Soon”

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UNITED NATIONS – US president Donald Trump said Monday that another meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could take place” soon, Daily Star reported Tuesday. Trump provided little detail, and it was unclear what officials were doing behind the scenes to hold a meeting to address a …

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Trump says will MeetNarendra modi Imran, Modi


WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump has said he would meet Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon, claiming that the tensions between the two South Asian neighbors had reduced, The News reported Tuesday. According to reports, the US president is expected to meet Imran …

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Iran to Develop Centrifuges for Faster Uranium Enrichment


TEHRAN – Iran said it would take another step in the 2015 nuclear deal by starting to develop centrifuges to accelerate its uranium enrichment, but it also gave the European powers two more months to try to save the multilateral pact. Moreover, the United States refused to soften its economic …

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Iran, France Hold Talks on Ways to Save the Nuclear Deal


TEHRAN – Iranian and French experts have engaged in intensive talks to save an international nuclear deal, which may have collapsed since last year’s withdrawal from the United State, Press TV reported Tuesday. The ten-hour meeting was chaired Monday by Iran’s deputy minister of political affairs, Abbas Araqchi, who headed …

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