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SOUTH SUDAN: Deng Alor Kuol Assures Diplomats Of Calm

SOUTH SUDAN: Deng Alor Kuol Assures Diplomats Of Calm

“On behalf of the President, the Foreign Minister urged the diplomatic community to remain in Juba and support the TGNU and the restoration of peace and security”, partly reads the statement.

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RUSSIA: Moscow Expels US Diplomats

RUSSIA: Moscow Expels US Diplomats

“We hope that they in Washington will realize all the viciousness of the aggressive anti-Russia line,” Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov warned.

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INDIA: France, US Back India Membership For Nuclear Suppliers Group

INDIA: France, US Back India Membership For Nuclear Suppliers Group

“France considers that India’s entry into the four multilateral export control regimes will bolster international efforts for combating proliferation.

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RUSSIA: Putin Says Russia Ready To Battle ‘Aggressive’ NATO

RUSSIA: Putin Says Russia Ready To Battle ‘Aggressive’ NATO

President Vladimir Putin sees NATO’s deterrence plans as hostile.

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INDIA: Cameron Assures Modi Of UK’s ‘Firm Support’ To India’s NSG Bid

INDIA: Cameron Assures Modi Of UK’s ‘Firm Support’ To India’s NSG Bid

India has been reaching out to NSG member countries seeking support for its entry.

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TURKEY: Jens Stoltenberg Of Nato Says Russia Violation Of Turkish Airspace ‘No Accident’ And ‘Unacceptable’

TURKEY: Jens Stoltenberg Of Nato Says Russia Violation Of Turkish Airspace ‘No Accident’ And ‘Unacceptable’

Nato says a plane also entered Turkish airspace on Sunday, an assertion Russia says it is looking into.

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TURKEY: Moscow Says ‘Navigation Error’ Caused Violation Of Turkish Airspace Near Syrian Border

TURKEY: Moscow Says ‘Navigation Error’ Caused Violation Of Turkish Airspace Near Syrian Border

“The Russian aircraft exited Turkish airspace into Syria after it was intercepted by two F-16s from the Turkish Air Force.”

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INDIA: Narendra Modi, Angela Merkel Sign Deal To Fast-Track Business Approvals

INDIA: Narendra Modi, Angela Merkel Sign Deal To Fast-Track Business Approvals

“I am glad that India will fast-track Indo-German business deals,” Angela Merkel added.

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NORTH KOREA: South Korea, North Korea Reached Agreement To Settle Dispute

NORTH KOREA: South Korea, North Korea Reached Agreement To Settle Dispute

John Delury of Yonsei University in Seoul said: “They both made compromises.” Read more.

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PAKISTAN: U.S. Warns Islamabad It Will Withhold $300 Million In Military Assistance

PAKISTAN: U.S. Warns Islamabad It Will Withhold $300 Million In Military Assistance

Since 2002 Pakistan has received $1 billion a year under U.S. program meant to reimburse it for costs fighting militants near the Afghan border. Read more.

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GERMANY: Angela Merkel Calls Britain To Take More Migrants Coming Into Europe

GERMANY: Angela Merkel Calls Britain To Take More Migrants Coming Into Europe

Germany expects to receive 800,000 asylum applications this year – more than all 28 EU countries combined in 2014. Read more.

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PALESTINE: Hanan Ashrawi Blames Tony Blair For Failure Of Viable Palestinian State By Serving Israeli Interest

PALESTINE: Hanan Ashrawi Blames Tony Blair For Failure Of Viable Palestinian State By Serving Israeli Interest

Palestinian officials have accused Tony Blair of serving Israeli interests and undermining prospects for a viable Palestinian state. Read more.

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ASIA-PACIFIC: North Korea To Strikes South Korea’s Propaganda Broadcasts

ASIA-PACIFIC: North Korea To Strikes South Korea’s Propaganda Broadcasts

North Korea threatened to attack South Korean loudspeakers that are broadcasting anti-Pyongyang propaganda messages across their shared border. Read more.

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