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Putin and Abe in call to defuse tensions over North Korea

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe have called on North Korea and other countries to avoid antagonising tensions around Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe have called on North Korea and other countries to avoid antagonising tensions around Pyongyang’s nuclear programme.

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Netanyahu refuses to meet German minister in diplomatic spat

Amid tension between Israel and Germany over Berlin’s criticism of settlement building in the West Bank, there is a new diplomatic flare-up.

Amid tension between Israel and Germany over Berlin’s criticism of settlement building in the West Bank, there is a new diplomatic flare-up.

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Moscow "ready to resume relations" with the EU

Live coverage on Euronews as the EU foreign affairs chief meets the Russian foreign minister in Moscow. Ukraine, Syria, Libya, Iran and bilateral relations are on the agenda.

Live coverage on Euronews as the EU foreign affairs chief meets the Russian foreign minister in Moscow. Ukraine, Syria, Libya, Iran and bilateral relations are on the agenda.

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Trump spokesman Sean Spicer apologises over Hitler gaffe

The White House spokesman said even Hitler 'didn't use chemical weapons', unlike Syria's Assad, apparently overlooking the Holocaust.

The White House spokesman said even Hitler 'didn't use chemical weapons', unlike Syria's Assad, apparently overlooking the Holocaust.

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Russia: US strikes on Syria 'play into hands of extremists'

Russia’s foreign minister has said that last week’s US missile strikes on a Syrian military airbase plays “into the hands of extremists” and further threaten regional and global…

Russia’s foreign minister has said that last week’s US missile strikes on a Syrian military airbase plays “into the hands of extremists” and further threaten regional and global…

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Referendum and diplomatic row: Dutch Turks have their say

Amidst a diplomatic crisis between the two countries, Turks and their descendants who live in the Netherlands are going to the polls to decide whether or not Turkey should change its governance from a

Amidst a diplomatic crisis between the two countries, Turks and their descendants who live in the Netherlands are going to the polls to decide whether or not Turkey should change its governance from a

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US-China: Trump wraps up first face-to-face talks with Xi

US President Donald Trump has urged his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to do more to curb North Korea’s nuclear programme.

US President Donald Trump has urged his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to do more to curb North Korea’s nuclear programme.

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Trump concludes: 'The world is a mess,' after King of Jordan meeting

The situation in the Middle East was the main topic of discussion when Donald Trump welcomed Jordan’s King Abdullah to the White House on Wednesday ( April 5 .

The situation in the Middle East was the main topic of discussion when Donald Trump welcomed Jordan’s King Abdullah to the White House on Wednesday ( April 5 .

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Trump-Jinping meeting a step into the unknown

When Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the US president’s Florida estate on Thursday and Friday, it will be another round of firsts: Not only will it be their first ever meetin

When Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the US president’s Florida estate on Thursday and Friday, it will be another round of firsts: Not only will it be their first ever meetin

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Al-Sisi: no longer a pariah in Washington

No longer a pariah in Washington: Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made his first visit to the White House since being elected in 2014.

No longer a pariah in Washington: Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made his first visit to the White House since being elected in 2014.

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UK-US carry-on electronic device bans come into force

A ban on large electronic devices in aeroplane cabins has come into effect on several airlines flying into the UK and US.

A ban on large electronic devices in aeroplane cabins has come into effect on several airlines flying into the UK and US.

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Trade and NATO to top Trump and Merkel talks

The last time Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel went to Washington it was at the behest of her close friend and ally Barack Obama.

The last time Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel went to Washington it was at the behest of her close friend and ally Barack Obama.

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Tillerson starts key Asia tour facing US foreign budget cuts

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has started his first trip to Asia in Japan, a country in the frontline of the North Korean nuclear threat.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has started his first trip to Asia in Japan, a country in the frontline of the North Korean nuclear threat.

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EU split on multi-speed Europe

Poland has hit out at plans for a “multi speed” EU, arguing it will sideline some of the newer member states.

Poland has hit out at plans for a “multi speed” EU, arguing it will sideline some of the newer member states.

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Our man in Moscow - US appoints key ambassador to Russia

Republican Jon Hunstman served as ambassador to China under Democratic President Barack Obama before launching an unsuccessful bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

Republican Jon Hunstman served as ambassador to China under Democratic President Barack Obama before launching an unsuccessful bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

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North Korea-Malaysia: political 'hostage-holding'

The fallout between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur over the murder of Kim Jong-nam has stepped up a gear with each country banning the other’s citizens from leaving.

The fallout between Pyongyang and Kuala Lumpur over the murder of Kim Jong-nam has stepped up a gear with each country banning the other’s citizens from leaving.

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'Diplomatically rude' North Korean envoy to Malaysia expelled

North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia has been expelled from the country after he criticised an investigation into the murder of leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half…

North Korea’s ambassador to Malaysia has been expelled from the country after he criticised an investigation into the murder of leader Kim Jong-un’s estranged half…