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Japan, US to continue discussion on Iran sanctions after latest talks

Japan and the US will continue discussions on Iranian sanctions after the latest round of talks, a Japanese government official said Wednesday, which comes after Japanese refiners have already suspended loadings of Iranian oil ahead of the country’s sanctions waiver expiry in early May.

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‘Our goal is to bring peace’ – US commits to troops leaving Afghanistan

A senior US government official, speaking after six days of US peace talks with Afghan Taliban militants, said that Washington was committed to withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan to end more than 17 years of war.

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Report: Kim Jong Un unlikely to visit Seoul this year

South Korea’s presidential office concluded that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not likely to visit Seoul before the end of the year, a government official told South Korean media Wednesday.

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Iran Finalizes National Cryptocurrency Draft Project – Report

Iran’s initiative to launch a state-backed digital currency has reached its final stage of development. The draft of the project has been prepared at the behest of President Hassan Rouhani, local news outlet Financial Tribune reported on Saturday, citing a government official statement.

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U.S. Commerce Secretary, Chinese Vice Premier set for Sunday talks amid trade row

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is expected to meet Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Sunday, a U.S. government official said, as officials from the world’s two biggest economies try to calm an escalating trade spat that has rattled financial markets.

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South Korea says still pushing forward on other projects with North Korea

South Korea will go ahead with other Winter Olympics projects with North Korea despite Pyongyang calling off a joint cultural performance that was less than a week away, a South Korean government official said on Tuesday.

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Source: Rogue Venezuelan helicopter pilot killed by police

Oscar Perez, a Venezuelan police pilot accused of stealing a helicopter and using it to attack the country’s Supreme Court in June, was killed Monday in Caracas, a government official told CNN.

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Roadside bomb in southwest Pakistan kills 4, wounds 5

A Pakistan government official says a roadside bomb has struck a vehicle carrying villagers in a southwestern border town near Iran, killing four people and wounding five others.

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Car blast kills government worker in Somali capital

A government official was killed by a bomb planted in his car in Somalia’s capital on Monday, officials said.

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Car blast kills government worker in Somali capital

A government official was killed by a bomb planted in his car in Somalia’s capital on Monday, officials said.

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Somalia’s al Shabaab takes town after Ethiopian troops leave, official says

Somalia’s al Shabaab Islamist group has taken control of El Bur, a town in the Horn of Africa’s semi-autonomous region of Galmudug, after Ethiopian forces left, a government official has said.

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Top Indian diplomat to visit Washington for talks

A government official says India’s top foreign ministry bureaucrat will visit Washington at the end of this month for consultations with the new administration.

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China expels 32 South Korea missionaries amid missile defense tension

China has expelled 32 South Korean Christian missionaries, a Korean government official said on Saturday, amid diplomatic tension between the two countries over the planned deployment of a U.S.

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