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US Senator Kamala Harris enters already crowded 2020 presidential race

Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race today.

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Israel continues attacking Syria, raising the risks of an escalation with Iran

Since the time US President Donald Trump announced its decision to withdraw American forces from Syria, the Israeli regime has intensified its attacks against the alleged “Iranian targets” in the Arab country. In a latest wave of Israeli airstrikes, more than 30 missiles were fired toward Syria, most of which has reportedly been intercepted by the Syrian air defense.

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‘Working level’ talks lay groundwork for second Trump-Kim denuclearization summit

Trump administration and North Korean officials held their first “working level” talks on denuclearization over the weekend in Sweden, preparing for the second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un that U.S. officials says is slated by the end of February.

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A League of Their Own, as Only 3 Arab Leaders Attend Summit

The eyes of the world were nowhere near Beirut, where the kings and presidents of the Arab world had been ceremoniously summoned to a summit of the Arab League over the weekend and had, in all but two cases, ceremoniously declined.

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A League of Their Own, as Only 3 Arab Leaders Attend Summit

French minister denies making request for Renault-Nissan merger

French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has denied making a request for a merger between Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co. during talks with the Japanese government after the arrest of Nissan’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, local media reported Sunday.

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Death toll from Mexico fuel explosion rises to 85

The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 85 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a deliberate fuel-line puncture that drew hundreds of people looking to gather gasoline before it ignited.

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Death toll from Mexico fuel explosion rises to 85

Hijacked pizza delivery car explodes outside Northern Ireland courthouse

Police in Northern Ireland suspect Irish Republican Army dissidents were behind a car bombing outside a courthouse in the city of Londonderry.

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A Rejection Of Populism: Global Public Opinion Comes Out Strongly In Favor Of Openness And Collaboration

A global opinion poll published by the World Economic Forum finds that a clear majority of people in all regions of the world say they believe cooperation between nations is either extremely or very important. It also finds that a large majority rejects the notion that national improvement is a zero-sum game, and that most people feel that immigrants are mostly good for their adopted country.

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A Rejection Of Populism: Global Public Opinion Comes Out Strongly In Favor Of Openness And Collaboration

What safe zone? Turkey’s margin to manoeuvre in Syria shrinks

Analysing events in the Middle East is like palm reading through opal glass — nothing is as it seems and not much is clear. Today’s political winner is tomorrow’s big loser

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What safe zone? Turkey’s margin to manoeuvre in Syria shrinks

Attack on UN base in Mali carried out according to Zawahiri’s guidelines, JNIM says

Al Qaeda’s Group for Support of Islam and Muslims (Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin, JNIM) attacked a United Nations base in the northern Malian city of Aguelhok earlier today. According to the UN, at least 10 Chadian peacekeepers were killed and 25 others wounded.

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Cristiano flashback as Iran book Asian Cup quarter-final spot

Title-chasing Iran survived a first-minute penalty in a chaotic start to eventually dispatch Oman 2-0 and reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Sunday.

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Athens riots: Clashes as 60,000 protesters march in Greece against Macedonia name change

Tens of thousands of protesters marched through Athens on Sunday to show their fury with their government’s deal with Macedonia, in a day of violent clashes outside the Greek parliament.

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Athens riots: Clashes as 60,000 protesters march in Greece against Macedonia name change

Most Britons oppose second EU referendum, Sky Data poll reveals

Some 56% said they were opposed to another public vote on whether the UK should leave the European Union, compared to 44% who support the proposal.

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The Syrian army intensifies anti-terror operations with the help of Iraqi allies

While the United States is yet to introduce a clear timetable for its announced withdrawal from Syria, the Syrian army, with the help of its allies, has intensified fighting the terrorists in different parts of the country. In a latest development, Iraq’s popular mobilization units carried out anti-terror operations in Syria’s eastern regions.

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Opinion: Trump hasn’t been all bad for the EU

It’s hard to imagine that just two years ago, life was without Donald Trump. In Brussels — the capital of the European Union and NATO — the US president’s role is pivotal.

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