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US envoy: US has `other tools’ if Iran’s bad actions go on

  December 07, 2019   U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft attends a luncheon with President Donald Trump and members of the United Nations Security Council in the Cabinet Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. ANDREW HARNIK / AP PHOTO   By Edith M. Lederer | The Associated Press   CAMEROON, Cameroon – U.S. ...

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Merkel visits Auschwitz memorial for the first time after 14 years as Germany’s Chancellor

  December 07, 20119   Angela Merkel and the Polish prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, at Auschwitz in Poland. Photograph: Kacper Pempel/Reuters   By Euronews with Reuters   Angela Merkel visits for the first time the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial on Friday after 14 years as German Chancellor. Merkel, accompanied by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki during the visit, will bring a 60 ...

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Pelosi Directs Democratic Leaders to Draft Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

  December 06, 2019   Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., makes a statement at the Capitol in Washington, Dec. 5, 2019.   By Ken Bredemeier | VOA News   WASHINGTON – The White House, after months of fighting the impeachment inquiry by the U.S. House of Representatives, is now publicly embracing the likelihood of a trial in the ...

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‘All eyes on the Kingdom’ as Saudi Arabia takes helm of G20

  December 02, 2019   KSA leads world’s most powerful group The Kingdom takes over the role from Japan Japan’s Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (R) shakes hands with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan to mark the handover to Saudi Arabia as future hosts, at the end of the third plenary session of the G20 foreign ministers’ meeting in ...

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Malta leader to resign amid protests over reporter’s death

  December 02, 2019   Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s former chief of staff Keith Schembri was arrested this week for questioning as a person of interest in the October 2017 car-bomb murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. STR / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO   By Stephen Calleja | The Associated Press   VALLETTA, Malta – Maltese Prime Minister ...

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Gunmen Kill 14 in Burkina Faso Church

  December 02, 2019   FILE – Burkina Faso soldiers patrol on a road in the Sahel area of Burkina Faso, March 3, 2019.   By VOA News   Unknown gunmen opened fire on a church in eastern Burkina Faso Sunday, killing at least 14 people. Officials say the attack took place in the town of Hantoukoura, near the border ...

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Materials for London Bridge attack may have been obtained day before

  December 01, 2019   MI5 begins inquiry into Usman Khan, who they believe acted alone when he killed two Floral tributes for victims of Friday’s attack, carried out by Usman Khan, who investigators believe acted alone. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA   By Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent | The Guardian   Investigators have said they believe that Usman Khan ...

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Cairo hosts a new round of GERD talks

  December 01, 2019   The meetings will be held on 2-3 December FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam is seen as it undergoes construction work on the river Nile in Guba Woreda, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia September 26, 2019. REUTERS   By Menna Alaa El-Din | Ahram Online   Egypt has said it hopes to reach an agreement and ...

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London Bridge attack threatens to recast U.K.’s ‘Brexit election’ with focus on terror

  December 01, 2019   Friday afternoon’s stabbing attack left two people dead at the hands of a man released from prison last year after a previous terrorism conviction. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday toured the scene of the stabbing with police officials.Simon Dawson / AFP – Getty Images   By Linda Givetash | NBC News   LONDON ...

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Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. conduct airstrike against al-Shabaab terrorists

  December 01, 2019   File  – Shabaab   By U.S. AFRICA COMMAND   STUTTGART, Germany – In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, U.S. Africa Command conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab terrorists in the vicinity of Jilib, Somalia, on Nov. 30. We are assessing the results of the airstrike, however, we currently assess no civilians were injured or ...

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