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Trump fires Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, ousting the embattled top diplomat after a series of public rifts. Trump announced the Cabinet shakeup on Twitter ...

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11 killed as Turkish jet carrying hen party crashes in Iran

Eleven women were killed when a private plane crashed in Iran while flying the daughter of a prominent Turkish businessman and her friends back from a hen party, officials and media reports said on Monday. The Bombardier Challenger 604, carrying ...

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US officials: NKorea will face no more conditions for talks

Trump administration officials say there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the two nation’s leaders beyond the North’s promise not to resume nuclear testing and missile flights or publicly criticize U.S.-South Korean ...

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Plane flying from UAE to Turkey crashes in Iran, killing 11

A Turkish private jet flying a group of young women from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul crashed Sunday in heavy rain in a mountainous region of Iran, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said. Days earlier, the doomed ...

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Xi Jinping’s rule shatters hopes for China’s liberalization

When American scholar Orville Schell first visited China in 1975, Mao Zedong was leading the country through the tumultuous Cultural Revolution, when Chinese were being shamed, beaten and even killed for perceived political mistakes. Four years later, Schell returned to ...

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UN to seek $1b for Rohingya refugee effort in Bangladesh

UN officials said Sunday that nearly $1 billion will be needed this year to feed and care for the roughly one million Rohingya refugees living in overcrowded camps in southeastern Bangladesh. The $950 million for this year’s aid effort was ...

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Russian Aerospace Forces made training launch of Kinzhal hypersonic missile – MoD

A MiG-31 interceptor jet made a training launch of a Kinzhal aeroballistic hypersonic missile and the missile hit a target on the test range, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Sunday. “A MiG-31 fighter crew of the Russian Aerospace Forces ...

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Syria army cuts off main rebel town in Ghouta as death toll tops 1,000

Syrian regime forces continued their offensive against Eastern Ghouta Sunday, a day after they cut off the rebel-held enclave’s largest town, pressing on with a 20-day assault that has left more than 1,000 civilians dead. Government troops and allied militia ...

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Libyan navy rescues 335 immigrants off western coast

The Libyan navy on Saturday night rescued 335 illegal immigrants off the country’s western coast, a navy spokesman said. The coast guard picked up the immigrants including at least seven children during three rescue operations dozens of kilometers west of ...

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Trump morphs campaign slogan for 2020 run: ‘Keep America Great!’

It’s barely 2018, but US President Donald Trump is gearing up for a 2020 re-election campaign, with a familiar sounding new slogan: “Keep America Great!” Addressing a rally in a Pittsburgh suburb, Trump endorsed a Republican candidate in a closely-watched ...

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