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Turkey, Germany agree to mend ties

The foreign ministers of Turkey and Germany agreed Friday to work towards improving bilateral relations after a period of tensions between Ankara and Berlin.

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Qatar proposes EU-style security pact for Middle East

Middle Eastern states should put their differences behind them and forge a security pact modelled on the European Union in order to pull the region back from the brink, Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Friday.

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Tillerson, Turkish leaders play nice, but no concrete progress yet on tense relations

U.S Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Friday struck an optimistic chord as they downplayed tensions between the NATO allies while announcing unspecified “mechanisms” for the countries to work through their recent disaffection.

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Trump ex-aide Manafort accused of bank fraud in bail offer – document

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has drawn a new accusation of bank fraud from U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office, according to court documents made public on Friday.

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Strong 7.2 Mexico quake cuts power and damages homes; no deaths reported

A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and four southwest states, the federal electricity commission said, but no deaths were reported.

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‘Olympic Destroyer’ malware targeted PyeongChang Games, firms say

Several U.S. cyber security firms said on Monday that they had uncovered a computer virus dubbed “Olympic Destroyer” that was likely used in an attack on Friday’s opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Games.

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Rafah crossing opened for three days

The Egyptian authorities have decided to open the Rafah crossing for three days starting Wednesday through Friday in both directions, the Palestinian Embassy in Cairo announced yesterday.

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Who is Kim Yo Jong? Kim Jong Un’s mysterious sister readies for her close-up at the Winter Olympics

The main attraction at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, which officially kicks off Friday, will undoubtedly be its 102 sporting events.

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China accuses U.S. of ‘Cold War mentality’ with new nuclear policy

China urged the United States to drop its “Cold War mentality” and not misread its military build-up, after Washington published a document on Friday outlining plans to expand its nuclear capabilities to deter others.

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Turkey expects Greece to make ‘fair’ judgements

Ankara voiced “disappointment” after a Greek court on Friday refused to approve the extradition of one of nine Turkish citizens accused of being members of the DHKP-C terrorist group.

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Ex-consultant to Iran’s U.N. mission gets three months prison

A former consultant to Iran’s mission to the United Nations was sentenced to three months in prison on Friday for evading taxes by concealing his income and helping family and friends make money transfers that violated U.S. sanctions against Iran.

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Iran Says Nuclear Deal “Absolutely Not Renegotiable”

The Iranian nuclear deal that Tehran and the world powers signed in 2015 and that led to the lifting of restrictions on Iran’s crude oil exports is “absolutely not renegotiable”, a senior Iranian lawmaker told the local Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) on Friday.

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Israeli Troops Injure 44 Palestinians In West Bank

At least 44 Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli army Friday in the occupied West Bank, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reported according to the Palestinian Red Cross.

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Over 55 Received Jail Terms Over Coup Bid In Turkey

Turkish courts across the country sentenced on Friday a total of 57 people to prison, ranging from one to twelve years for being linked to the Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO), Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reported.

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Venezuela opposition condemns action on presidential election

Venezuelan opposition leaders on Friday condemned the sidelining of their coalition from upcoming presidential elections, saying it was trickery by President Nicolas Maduro’s administration to rig the vote in its favor.

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U.S.’s Mattis – Diplomacy should impose reason on North Korea’s Kim

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis stressed diplomacy as the way to deal with the North Korean crisis on Friday during talks with his South Korean counterpart in Hawaii, a day after Seoul’s top diplomat said a military solution would be unacceptable.

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