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N. Korea, US Begin Working-level Talks in Sweden

Senior officials from North Korea and the United States reportedly kicked off working-level talks on Saturday in Sweden to prepare for a second summit between their leaders.

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Trump tweets long attack on FBI over inquiry into possible aid to Russia

Donald Trump on Saturday unleashed an extended assault on the FBI and the special counsel’s investigation, knitting together a comprehensive alternative story in which he had been framed by disgraced “losers” at the bureau’s highest levels.

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US Democrats block controversial pro-Israeli Senate bill

Republican Senator Marco Rubio’s “Combatting BDS Act,” seeks to counter the global Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel over its treatment of Palestinians and the settlements.

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Mass Immigration And The Growth Of Inequality

The claim that immigration is economically beneficial appears to be an article of faith amongst those who consider themselves progressive. However, mere changes in total GDP often mean little in terms of the lived reality of society. Much more important is whether or not mass immigration changes the social structure and the pattern of economic inequality.

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Taiwan’s China-sceptic ruling party DPP to elect new head

Taiwan’s ruling party began electing a new chairman on Sunday (Jan 6) – a post vacated by President Tsai Ing-wen after a recent electoral mauling – in a vote closely watched by China and the United States.

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Iran and the US at a war of words over the Islamic Republic’s plan to conduct new missile tests

While ignoring the UNSC Resolution 2231 by withdrawing from the nuclear deal with Iran, the United States accuses Iran of breaching the resolution by continuing to conduct missile tests. The Islamic Republic reiterates that its missile program is not a part of the deal and the tests are not banned by the UN.

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What did not happen in 2018?

۲۰۱۸ will go down as the year NASA successfully landed a probe on Mars, Norway won a record of 39 medals at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and the EU raised the possibility of harmonising summertime and wintertime.

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Why the US pushed the ‘India office’ out of the Pentagon

n the year 2000, Russia started re-emerging as a great military power and China became an economic giant. The United States perceived such developments as a challenge to the established world order. The US prepared a comprehensive strategy to contest great-power competitions in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

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‘Brussels don’t want Brexiteer MEPs!’ EU will REBUKE Remainer hopes of delaying Brexit

Brussels and the European Union’s 27 member-states could humiliate British Remainers by insisting on the UK’s March 29th deadline for leaving the EU.

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White House budget chief instructs agencies ‘to execute plans for an orderly shutdown’ when funding expires

White House negotiators left the Capitol late Friday, and the House and Senate adjourned without a spending deal, ensuring a partial government shutdown at midnight with President Donald Trump demanding billions of dollars for his long-promised Mexican border wall.

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How much autonomy is too much when it comes to waging war?

It’s a perfect storm: the confluence of rapidly developing technologies and the search for new ways to wage war.

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Russia’s Rosneft Quits Iran, $30B Of Potential Joint Investments

Russia’s largest oil producer Rosneft has decided to quit Iran and the possibility of US$30 billion worth of joint Russian-Iranian investments in oil and gas projects in the Islamic Republic, Russian business daily Vedomosti reports, quoting three sources close to Rosneft’s top management.

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Russia’s Rosneft Quits Iran, $30B Of Potential Joint Investments

Russia’s largest oil producer Rosneft has decided to quit Iran and the possibility of US$30 billion worth of joint Russian-Iranian investments in oil and gas projects in the Islamic Republic, Russian business daily Vedomosti reports, quoting three sources close to Rosneft’s top management.

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The U.S. action against a top Huawei executive threatens the tariff thaw with China

The 90-day trade truce between China and the United States reached over the weekend on the sidelines of the G20 meet in Argentina is already proving to be fragile.

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France, UK Request UNSC Meeting Over Iran’s Missiles Tests – Source

The missions of France and the United Kingdom to the United Nations have requested closed UN Security Council consultations to be held on Tuesday to discuss Iran’s nuclear tests, a diplomatic source told Sputnik.

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