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'Talk instead of yelling at North Korea' - Russian diplomat

The US said on Thursday that its policy was to exert maximum pressure on North Korea through sanctions and diplomatic activity, echoing comments made by the Trump administration the previous…

The US said on Thursday that its policy was to exert maximum pressure on North Korea through sanctions and diplomatic activity, echoing comments made by the Trump administration the previous…

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German foreign minister meets Kurdistan leaders in Iraq

Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has expressed support for Iraq’s Kurds during a trip to Erbil in the north-east of the country.

Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has expressed support for Iraq’s Kurds during a trip to Erbil in the north-east of the country.

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China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

China’s foreign ministry has expressed ‘serious concern’ over its ally North Korea’s warning of further missile tests and the eventual possibility of nuclear…

China’s foreign ministry has expressed ‘serious concern’ over its ally North Korea’s warning of further missile tests and the eventual possibility of nuclear…

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China moves ahead with ancient Silk Road revival

China is moving forward with an ambitious project to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

China is moving forward with an ambitious project to build a new Silk Road linking Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.

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Renewed call for Syria's Assad to go eclipses EU conference

Britain and France have renewed their call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to go, after an alleged chemical attack by Damascus killed scores of people in a rebel-held…

Britain and France have renewed their call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to go, after an alleged chemical attack by Damascus killed scores of people in a rebel-held…

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US intelligence chiefs to testify on Trump-Russia claims

Allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 US election will be addressed by FBI Director James Comey at a Congressional hearing on Monday.

Allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 US election will be addressed by FBI Director James Comey at a Congressional hearing on Monday.

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North Korea tops Tillerson's talks with Chinese President Xi

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met Chinese president Xi Jinping at the end of his first trip to Asia since taking office.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has met Chinese president Xi Jinping at the end of his first trip to Asia since taking office.

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Donald Trump presses all the CPAC crowd's hot Republican buttons

Slamming the fake news media, promising to bring jobs back to America, and saying the wall on Mexican border will start going up soon, President Donald trump has been cheered at the APAC conference.

Slamming the fake news media, promising to bring jobs back to America, and saying the wall on Mexican border will start going up soon, President Donald trump has been cheered at the APAC conference.

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US-born panda Bao Bao arrives at new home in China

Welcome Home – that was the message for American born panda Bao Bao as she finally finished a gruelling 16-hour flight from the US to China.

Welcome Home – that was the message for American born panda Bao Bao as she finally finished a gruelling 16-hour flight from the US to China.

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Diplomatic “Mission Impossible” for Tillerson in Mexico

The new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Mexico on Wednesday to try to stop the continuing deterioration of US-Mexican relations.

The new US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Mexico on Wednesday to try to stop the continuing deterioration of US-Mexican relations.

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'A darker more unstable world' says Amnesty International

Euronews journalist Mark Davis spoke to David Griffiths from Amnesty International:“In its Annual Report on the state of Human Rights worldwide, Amnesty International has singled out for criticism a l

Euronews journalist Mark Davis spoke to David Griffiths from Amnesty International:“In its Annual Report on the state of Human Rights worldwide, Amnesty International has singled out for criticism a l

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Russia defends decision to recognise rebel passports in eastern Ukraine

The RIA news agency quotes the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying the order is temporary. Russian officials are also quoted as saying the order corresponds with international law.

The RIA news agency quotes the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying the order is temporary. Russian officials are also quoted as saying the order corresponds with international law.

Europe

US VP Mike Pence retreats from Trump's EU, NATO comments

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged support for the EU and NATO on Monday, distancing himself from comments made by President Donald Trump.

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged support for the EU and NATO on Monday, distancing himself from comments made by President Donald Trump.

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Mike Pence pledges 'unwavering' US support for NATO

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged the Trump administration’s ‘unwavering’ commitment to NATO on Saturday.

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged the Trump administration’s ‘unwavering’ commitment to NATO on Saturday.

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Netanyahu looks to reboot relations with the US

Israel's prime minister meets Donald Trump for the first time since he became US President, and hopes for a friendlier relationship than with his predecessor.

Israel's prime minister meets Donald Trump for the first time since he became US President, and hopes for a friendlier relationship than with his predecessor.

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Man tipped to be US ambassador to EU faces block in Brussels

The man tipped to be President Trump's pick as US ambassador to the European Union is faced with being blocked by EU politicians

The man tipped to be President Trump's pick as US ambassador to the European Union is faced with being blocked by EU politicians

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Holding hands, Trump and May renew 'deep bond' between US and UK

The image of Theresa May and Donald Trump holding hands at the White House, if only briefly, is a potent one, as the US and UK renewed their ‘deep bond’.

The image of Theresa May and Donald Trump holding hands at the White House, if only briefly, is a potent one, as the US and UK renewed their ‘deep bond’.

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Donald Trump was not actually in Scotland to predict Brexit

In his joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Donald Trump claimed to have been in Scotland in the run-up to

In his joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Donald Trump claimed to have been in Scotland in the run-up to

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Why the Iran nuclear deal will likely survive President Trump

Officially in office for less than a week, US President Donald Trump keeps using executive orders to dismantle or overturn policies put in place by his predecessor Barack…

Officially in office for less than a week, US President Donald Trump keeps using executive orders to dismantle or overturn policies put in place by his predecessor Barack…

Europe

EU's Mogherini tells Kosovo, Serbia to end blame game

The EU’s foreign policy chief has called on Kosovo and Serbia to do more to repair relations after weeks of risen tension between the two.

The EU’s foreign policy chief has called on Kosovo and Serbia to do more to repair relations after weeks of risen tension between the two.