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US and UK call on Syria and Russia to end siege of Aleppo

The United States and Britain have called on the Syrian government and Russia to show mercy amid the on-going bombardment of Aleppo.

The United States and Britain have called on the Syrian government and Russia to show mercy amid the on-going bombardment of Aleppo.

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US tension over Russian missile deployment to Syria

Russia has raised tensions once again in Syria with it deploying for the first time an S300 surface-to-air missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria.

Russia has raised tensions once again in Syria with it deploying for the first time an S300 surface-to-air missile system to its Tartus naval base in Syria.

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Syria ceasefire is 'not dead' insists Kerry, despite attack on aid convoy

At talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, US Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the Syrian ceasefire is “not dead”, despite the devastating strike on a huma

At talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, US Secretary of State John Kerry insisted that the Syrian ceasefire is “not dead”, despite the devastating strike on a huma

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Syrian ceasefire over

The Syrian Army has announced the end of last week’s ceasefire blaming rebels and citing over 300 violations of the agreement.

The Syrian Army has announced the end of last week’s ceasefire blaming rebels and citing over 300 violations of the agreement.

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Syrian government agrees to US-Russia deal

There has been a mixed reaction to news of the agreement as some hope for a political transition while others fear it may never come to pass.

There has been a mixed reaction to news of the agreement as some hope for a political transition while others fear it may never come to pass.

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US and Russia unveil Syria peace plan

The US and Russia say they have struck a deal aimed at ending Syria’s civil war.

The US and Russia say they have struck a deal aimed at ending Syria’s civil war.

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US-Russia talks go ahead in Geneva renewing hope for a ceasefire in Syria

Looking for a breakthrough, the US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Geneva for a new round of talks on a Syrian…

Looking for a breakthrough, the US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are meeting in Geneva for a new round of talks on a Syrian…

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US-Russia talks on Syria stall

Russia and the US have discussed possible cooperation to defeat terrorist groups in Syria.

Russia and the US have discussed possible cooperation to defeat terrorist groups in Syria.

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US and Russia report progress but no deal reached on Syria

The US and Russia have made progress on a deal to restore a truce in Syria but failed to make a breakthrough on military cooperation and a cessation of…

The US and Russia have made progress on a deal to restore a truce in Syria but failed to make a breakthrough on military cooperation and a cessation of…

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Kerry and Lavrov arrive in Geneva for talks on Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva ahead of talks on Friday to work through an agreement on fighting the so-called Islamic State group in…

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva ahead of talks on Friday to work through an agreement on fighting the so-called Islamic State group in…

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Nigeria claims air strikes "kill 300 Boko Haram fighters"

Nigeria's military claims 300 Boko Haram fighters died in a raid on Friday. The impact of the operation is only now becoming clear. Insurgent leader is also believed fatally wounded.

Nigeria's military claims 300 Boko Haram fighters died in a raid on Friday. The impact of the operation is only now becoming clear. Insurgent leader is also believed fatally wounded.

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Kerry and Abbas in Paris talks on Middle East peace

US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Saturday to discuss efforts to move toward a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian…

US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Saturday to discuss efforts to move toward a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian…

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Kerry urges talks between China and Philippines on South China Sea

Wading into the South China Sea dispute, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he backs the resumptions of talks between China and the Philippines over the disputed region, as he met with his Fil

Wading into the South China Sea dispute, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he backs the resumptions of talks between China and the Philippines over the disputed region, as he met with his Fil

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No apologies: Boris Johnson holds first press conference with Kerry

The UK's new foreign secretary had a veritable grilling at his first press conference alongside his US counterpart John Kerry. Boris Johnson deflected questions over undiplomatic utterings and emphasi

The UK's new foreign secretary had a veritable grilling at his first press conference alongside his US counterpart John Kerry. Boris Johnson deflected questions over undiplomatic utterings and emphasi

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John Kerry warns Turkey: Nato membership is at stake

Leaders from the EU, US and Germany have warned Turkey over its response to a failed coup attempt last Friday The US secretary of state has warned Turkey that any undemocratic response to the movement

Leaders from the EU, US and Germany have warned Turkey over its response to a failed coup attempt last Friday The US secretary of state has warned Turkey that any undemocratic response to the movement

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US and EU caution Turkey over failed coup crackdown

US Secretary of State John Kerry says it's "critical we stand together" after meeting European counterparts in the wake of the Bastille Day terror attack in Nice.

US Secretary of State John Kerry says it's "critical we stand together" after meeting European counterparts in the wake of the Bastille Day terror attack in Nice.

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World leaders condemn Nice attack

Leaders from around the world have been voicing their outrage over the truck attack in Nice which killed at least 84 people.

Leaders from around the world have been voicing their outrage over the truck attack in Nice which killed at least 84 people.

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Kerry pledges support for Georgia's western aims before NATO summit

US Secretary of State John Kerry has sought to reassure Georgia of American support during a visit to Tbilisi ahead of a NATO summit this weekend expected to focus on the threat posed by…

US Secretary of State John Kerry has sought to reassure Georgia of American support during a visit to Tbilisi ahead of a NATO summit this weekend expected to focus on the threat posed by…

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Kerry attends "naadam" competition in Mongolia

During a visit to Mongolia, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried his hand at archery, sampled curdled cheese and watched…

During a visit to Mongolia, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried his hand at archery, sampled curdled cheese and watched…

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World powers ready to arm Libya's UN-backed government

Meeting in Vienna, more than a dozen foreign ministers say they will back a Libyan request for an exemption from the UN arms embargo.

Meeting in Vienna, more than a dozen foreign ministers say they will back a Libyan request for an exemption from the UN arms embargo.