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Middle East peace: Paris summit to stress support for two-state solution

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

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Taiwan leader visits US as Trump again queries 'One China' policy

Taiwan’s president passed through San Francisco on Saturday – her second US visit this month, not unnoticed by a crowd of well-wishers.

Taiwan’s president passed through San Francisco on Saturday – her second US visit this month, not unnoticed by a crowd of well-wishers.

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New Palestinian embassy opened in the Vatican

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also had an audience with Pope Francis, with discussions on how peace can be achieved

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also had an audience with Pope Francis, with discussions on how peace can be achieved

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Trump team confirms advisor's call with Russian envoy

Claims that Michael Flynn spoke several times to Russia's ambassador as the US imposed sanctions has fuelled queries on Trump's Kremlin links.

Claims that Michael Flynn spoke several times to Russia's ambassador as the US imposed sanctions has fuelled queries on Trump's Kremlin links.

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Brexit - which way now as UK's EU ambassador resigns

The abrupt departure of Sir Ivan Rogers comes just a few months before Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to start formal Brexit negotiations.

The abrupt departure of Sir Ivan Rogers comes just a few months before Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to start formal Brexit negotiations.

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Expelled Russian diplomats arrive back in Moscow

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats and their families, who have been expelled by order of President Barack Obama, has arrived back in Moscow.

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats and their families, who have been expelled by order of President Barack Obama, has arrived back in Moscow.

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Brazil police 'suspect wife' over Greek ambassador murder

Media reports in Brazil say investigators believe a policeman and the wife of the Greek ambassador may have been behind his killing after a body was found in a car.

Media reports in Brazil say investigators believe a policeman and the wife of the Greek ambassador may have been behind his killing after a body was found in a car.

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Putin: Russia 'will not expel anyone' in US diplomatic row

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had called for tit-for-tat retaliation against Washington by declaring 35 US diplomats 'persona non grata'.

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov had called for tit-for-tat retaliation against Washington by declaring 35 US diplomats 'persona non grata'.

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Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats, accuses Russia of meddling in election

The United States on Thursday fired back at Moscow over its meddling in the presidential election, announcing a series of tough sanctions against intelligence agencies, expulsions of agents and shutti

The United States on Thursday fired back at Moscow over its meddling in the presidential election, announcing a series of tough sanctions against intelligence agencies, expulsions of agents and shutti

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The Emirati Amal Al Qubaisi aims to build a common strategy with the EU against terrorism

The Emirati Amal Al Qubaisi is the President of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates – the region’s first female leader of a national assembly and is one of the most influential wo

The Emirati Amal Al Qubaisi is the President of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates – the region’s first female leader of a national assembly and is one of the most influential wo

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Faces of 2017: Ten to watch for Europe

The European Union enters 2017 under siege from without and within, facing challenges to the east, west and south

The European Union enters 2017 under siege from without and within, facing challenges to the east, west and south

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Funeral of Russia's murdered envoy takes place in Moscow today

Books of condolence have attracted queues of visiters at embassy facilities in Turkey as people pay tribute to the Russian envoy who was shot dead by a gunman in Ankara on…

Books of condolence have attracted queues of visiters at embassy facilities in Turkey as people pay tribute to the Russian envoy who was shot dead by a gunman in Ankara on…

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Japan and Russia sign trade deals but remain marooned over islands

There have been a number of economic deals at a summit in Tokyo but no breakthrough on a territorial row that has over-shadowed ties between Moscow and Tokyo since the Second World War.

There have been a number of economic deals at a summit in Tokyo but no breakthrough on a territorial row that has over-shadowed ties between Moscow and Tokyo since the Second World War.

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Boris Johnson defiant in Saudi Arabia

The UK's foreign secretary has reiterated his country's close ties with Riyadh, days after making comments widely interpreted as critical of the conservative Gulf state.

The UK's foreign secretary has reiterated his country's close ties with Riyadh, days after making comments widely interpreted as critical of the conservative Gulf state.

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Is the West resigned to the fall of eastern Aleppo?

Foreign ministers from the US, UK, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Jordan have met in Paris to discuss the situation in Aleppo as Russian diplomats and stakeholders gather in Swit

Foreign ministers from the US, UK, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar and Jordan have met in Paris to discuss the situation in Aleppo as Russian diplomats and stakeholders gather in Swit

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Closed down! Fake US embassy in Ghana issued genuine visas for 10 years

The United States (US) Department of State has reported the closure of a fake US embassy in Ghana's capital, Accra. The embassy had operated for a decade and had managed to issue genuine visas to appl

The United States (US) Department of State has reported the closure of a fake US embassy in Ghana's capital, Accra. The embassy had operated for a decade and had managed to issue genuine visas to appl