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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina May Regain Falklands Because of UK Brexit

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina May Regain Falklands Because of UK Brexit 0

Argentina and Britain fought a 74-day war over the islands in 1982, which ended with the British side reasserting its rule over the islands.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Nominates Scott Brown New Zealand Ambassador

USA POLITICS: Trump Nominates Scott Brown New Zealand Ambassador 0

Brown, 57, burst onto the national stage in 2010 when he unexpectedly won a special Senate election to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.).

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TURKEY POLITICS: May 16-17 Erdogan to Meet President Trump

TURKEY POLITICS: May 16-17 Erdogan to Meet President Trump 0

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he will meet his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in Washington.

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UK POLITICS: ‘Revoke Assad Wife Asma al-Assad UK Citizenship’: Tom Brake Liberal Democrats

UK POLITICS: ‘Revoke Assad Wife Asma al-Assad UK Citizenship’: Tom Brake Liberal Democrats 0

Bashar al-Assad’s wife should lose her British citizenship if she support Bashar al-Assad her husband, Liberal Democrats said. Asma al-Assad was born in UK.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia to US: No ‘Syria-Style’ Actions in North Korea

RUSSIA POLITICS: Russia to US: No ‘Syria-Style’ Actions in North Korea 0

“I hope that there won’t be any unilateral actions like we recently saw in Syria and that the US will follow the policies Trump repeatedly declared during his election campaign,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Russia, Syria, Iran to US: ‘No Further Strikes on Syria’

SYRIA POLITICS: Russia, Syria, Iran to US: ‘No Further Strikes on Syria’ 0

“We call on the US and its allies to respect Syria’s sovereignty and refrain from actions similar to what happened on April 7, and which have serious ramification not only for regional, but also global security,” he added.

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USA POLITICS: Donald Trump Blows Hot and Cold Airs

USA POLITICS: Donald Trump Blows Hot and Cold Airs 0

Despite tensions between the global superpowers, US President Donald Trump has promised that “things will work out fine” between the USA and Russia.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Official! Putin Meets Rex Tillerson in Moscow

RUSSIA POLITICS: Official! Putin Meets Rex Tillerson in Moscow 0

“Russian President Vladimir Putin is meeting US Secretary of State Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov at the Kremlin,” presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Says Assad ‘An Animal’, We’re Not Getting Involved in Syria

USA POLITICS: Trump Says Assad ‘An Animal’, We’re Not Getting Involved in Syria 0

“Putin is backing a person that is truly an evil person. It’s bad for Russia, I think it’s very bad for mankind, it’s very bad for this world,” Trump said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin On Syria Missile Strike By US, Says NATO Nodding Like Bobble Heads

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin On Syria Missile Strike By US, Says NATO Nodding Like Bobble Heads 0

“What was the reaction of the NATO allies? All of them are nodding like bobble heads,” Putin said in an interview with Mir 24 TV channel.

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UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson Failed Russia Sanctions Backfire

UK POLITICS: Boris Johnson Failed Russia Sanctions Backfire 0

“Going to G7 to put together a coalition around sanctions was never going to succeed. Bad policy decision by Mr. Johnson,” John McDonnell told Sky News.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Isolate Assad: G7 Seeks Broad Support Against Syria

SYRIA POLITICS: Isolate Assad: G7 Seeks Broad Support Against Syria 0

U.S. fired missiles at a Syrian air base in retaliation for the alleged chemical weapons attack by Assad’s government on civilians, including many children.

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BELGIUM POLITICS: Top Diplomat to Trump: Make Sure US Next Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made Within UN Framework

BELGIUM POLITICS: Top Diplomat to Trump: Make Sure US Next Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made Within UN Framework 0

Didier Reynders: “I can understand the reaction of American president following a chemical attack, and it’s not the first one. Decisions must go through the United Nations.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Mulls Tougher Russia Sanctions

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau Mulls Tougher Russia Sanctions 0

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said: “Russia needs to be made aware of its responsibility in the bloody actions last week by the Assad regime and therefore we are always open to working with our friends, allies and partners allies to send clear messages through sanctions and other means to Russia.”

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USA POLITICS: Tillerson Will Follow Strict Diplomatic Protocol When He Visits Russia

USA POLITICS: Tillerson Will Follow Strict Diplomatic Protocol When He Visits Russia 0

Reacting to media reports that Tillerson would use his visit to press Moscow to back away from supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Russia’s biggest Middle East ally, Peskov signalled that was a non-starter.

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NICARAGUA POLITICS: US Reacts to Russian Flag In Nicaragua

NICARAGUA POLITICS: US Reacts to Russian Flag In Nicaragua 0

“Clearly there’s been a lot of activity, and it’s on the uptick now,” said a senior US official familiar with Central American affairs, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the sensitive situation.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Assad Allies to Trump: US Crosses ‘Red Lines’ For Bombing Syria Air Base

SYRIA POLITICS: Assad Allies to Trump: US Crosses ‘Red Lines’ For Bombing Syria Air Base 0

Assad Allies: “From now on we will respond with force to any aggressor or breach of red lines from whoever it is, America knows our ability to respond well.”

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to International Community: Get to Bottom of Syrian Chemical Attack

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau to International Community: Get to Bottom of Syrian Chemical Attack 0

Trudeau, who is in New York for an annual women’s summit, roundly condemned the Syrian incident, which killed more than 70 people, including children.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin to Trump: US Attack On Syria ‘Illegal Act of Aggression’

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin to Trump: US Attack On Syria ‘Illegal Act of Aggression’ 0

Putin said the missile strikes broke international law and has halted agreement with US aimed at avoiding clashes between their forces in the skies over Syria.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Here’s Why Russia Says Assad Not to Blame for Chemical Attack

SYRIA POLITICS: Here’s Why Russia Says Assad Not to Blame for Chemical Attack 0

Russia says poison gas leaked from rebel chemical weapons struck by Syrian bombs. Hasan Ali, Free Idlib Army rebel commander, calls Russian statement ‘lie’.

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