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NETANYAHU THANKS TRUMP FOR KEEPING PROMISES, MOVING EMBASSY TO JERUSALEM
Sixty-nine years after Israel declared Jerusalem as its capital, and 23 years after the US Congress passed a law mandating that Washington move its embassy…
Chinese Economic Chief to Visit Washington for Trade Talks
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser plans to visit Washington for follow-up trade talks after Trump administration officials traveled to Beijing last week, according…
Putin Enemy Found Dead in London Home
A FORMER KGB agent accused of poisoning Russian defector Alexander Litvinenko was last night linked to a Russian businessman found dead in London.
Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker says UK will ‘regret’ decision
Addressing the European Parliament, Mr Juncker was cheered by Eurosceptic MEPs as he noted the UK’s departure was due on 29 March, 2019.
China allows Xi to remain president indefinitely, tightening his grip on power
China removed presidential term limits from its constitution on Sunday, giving President Xi Jinping the right to remain in office indefinitely.
The country’s ruling Communist…
UK deploys military in Russia spy attack probe
British soldiers were deployed on Friday to help a counter-terrorism investigation into a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy as speculation mounted over…
Asia-Pacific nations sign sweeping trade deal without U.S.
SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Eleven countries including Japan and Canada signed a landmark Asia-Pacific trade agreement without the United States on Thursday in what one minister…
Trump’s sanctions and hardline rhetoric brought North Korea to negotiating table, experts say
President Trump may have just forced North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un to come the negotiating table…with maybe just a little help from Twitter.
Possibility of North Korea detente stirs diplomatic angst in Japan
Signs of easing tension over North Korea’s nuclear and missile threats, greeted in Tokyo with skepticism, come as Japan faces a possible trade feud with…
N Korea’s Kim ‘to advance’ closer ties with South
The report follows a rare visit to Pyongyang by senior South Korean officials, who had dinner with the normally reclusive leader.
They are the first…