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Italy’s premier to address senators amid leadership challenge

The Italian Senate has decided Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (pictured) should address the upper house over the crisis next week, postponing a further debate on an ongoing government crisis.

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Britain Offers To Help Release Tanker If Given Guarantees By Iran

Britain has offered Iran a way out of the crisis over its seized oil tanker in Gibraltar, saying it would “facilitate release” of the Grace 1 if Tehran provided guarantees the vessel would not travel on to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions.

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As Venezuela Crisis Deepens, US Sharpens Focus on Colombia Rebel Threat

As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the crisis: a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuela’s border.

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Russia and Iran discuss prospects of solving crisis in Syria

Russian President’s Special envoy to the Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Bogdanov discussed with Iran’s Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanaei prospects of solving the crisis in Syria.

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Russia, US present rival UNSC resolutions on Venezuela

Russia and the United States are trying to push through two rival resolutions at the UN Security Council to address the crisis in Venezuela.

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UN will not join any group on Venezuela crisis talks: Guterres

The United Nations will not join any group of nations promoting initiatives to resolve the crisis in Venezuela, the UN chief said Monday, indicating he will not attend a meeting of several countries in Uruguay this week.

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Iran joins Russia and Turkey to declare support for Venezuela’s Maduro

With the United States officially challenging Venezuelan president in favor of the opposition, the crisis in the Latin American country has entered a new, more serious phase. Although some American allies worldwide has followed Washington’s lead in this regard, Iran still supports the legal government in Karakas.

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۱٫۵ million refugees in Turkey supported by EU’s biggest ever humanitarian programme

Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Commissioner Christos Stylianides, visiting Turkey to mark the occasion, said: “۱٫۵ million refugees in Turkey are now able to meet their basic needs and live in dignity. The European Union, in cooperation with Turkey, is bringing a real change in the lives of the most vulnerable refugees.

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Merkel rescued by the opposition as SPD leader ends refusal to enter talks

Angela Merkel appeared to have staged one of the great political escapes yesterday after a rival party agreed to end the crisis in Germany by opening talks on forming a new government.

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US Defense chief Mattis in Asia, will discuss North Korea crisis with allies

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he would talk with Asian allies about North Korea and the crisis caused by Pyongyang’s “reckless” provocations, as he kicked off a week-long trip to the region on Monday to meet defense chiefs in the Philippines.

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UK should have been tougher on bankers after financial crisis

The UK should have taken stronger action against bankers involved in the financial crisis, according to the Prime Minister of Iceland – the only country that reacted to the crisis by sending people to prison.

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Putin Says North Korea Crisis Can Be Solved By Diplomatic Means

Russian President Vladimir Putin has again voiced opposition to imposing further sanctions on Pyongyang, saying that the crisis over North Korea’s missile and nuclear tests could be resolved by “diplomatic means.”

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Venezuelan army, civil militias hold exercises after Trump threat

Venezuela held nationwide armed forces exercises on Saturday, calling on civilians to join reserve units to defend against a possible attack after U.S. President Donald Trump warned that a “military option” was on the table for the crisis-hit country.

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More than 100 hardline Jewish settlers occupy house in Hebron

About 120 hardline Jewish settlers have occupied a house in the old city of Hebron, citing Israel’s handling of the crisis over the Haram al-Sharif/Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem that has sparked days of violence.

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De Mistura Says Truce in the South is Temporary, Understands Syrians’ Concerns over Partition

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said that the agreed truce in southwest Syria was a “positive step in the right direction”, noting the presence of common interests between the US and Russia, including fighting ISIS and easing the crisis in the Middle Eastern country.

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Top Bahrain, US diplomats discuss Gulf crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Bahraini counterpart, Khalid bin Ahmed bin Muhammad al-Khalifa, on Monday discussed the crisis in Qatar and possible solutions, according to a Bahraini media.

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