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EU EMBARRASSMENT: Trump downgrades Brussels’ status in US without even telling officials

DONALD Trump downgraded the diplomatic status of the European Union’s delegation to the United States last year without warning Brussels of the decision.

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Unrest and anarchists: G20 a security nightmare for host Argentina

Argentina’s government, which faces near daily, occasionally violent protests over its economic austerity program, does not want a repeat of the havoc that overshadowed last year’s summit of leaders from key industrialised and developing nations in Hamburg, Germany. Protesters set cars on fire and blocked streets and bridges leading to the summit venue.

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Myanmar To Repatriate First Round Of Rohingya From Bangladesh

Myanmar will soon accept the first batch of over 2,000 Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh as part of a repatriation deal signed with Dhaka last year.

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France Accuses Russia Of Spying On Military Communications Satellite In Space

A Russian satellite attempted last year to spy on a satellite providing secure communications for the French and Italian militaries, French Defense Minister Florence Parly said on September 7.

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Trump wanted Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad assassinated, says new book by Bob Woodward

The US President Donald Trump wanted to have Syrian President Bashar al-Assad assassinated last year but his defence secretary ignored the request, according to a new book that depicts top Trump aides sometimes disregarding presidential orders to limit what they saw as damaging and dangerous behaviour.

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DR Congo: Trial over killings of UN experts resumes after long suspension

The trial of more than two dozen people, including a former intelligence agency informant, suspected in the killings of two UN sanctions monitors last year in central DR Congo has resumed.

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Russian Hackers Came Close To Causing U.S. Blackouts Last Year: Report

Hackers working for Russia claimed “hundreds of victims” last year in a major, long-running campaign that enabled them to gain control over some U.S. electric utilities, where they could have caused blackouts, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.

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N. Korea Breached UN Sanctions by Shipping Coal via S. Korea Last Year

North Korea reportedly transported its coal to a third country via South Korea last year in violation of UN sanctions.

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U.S. oil exports to India soar ahead of sanctions on Iran

U.S. crude oil exports to India hit a record in June and so far this year are almost double last year’s total as the Asian nation’s refiners move to replace supplies from Iran and Venezuela in a win for the Trump administration.

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Time for Turkey to cast a ballot

The elections on June 24 – the first since the constitutional amendment referendum last year – will be an important turning point in the history of Turkish democracy.

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EU shelves Macron idea for ‘European Darpa’

Europe will not have a pan-European innovation agency comparable to the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa), as proposed by French president Emmanuel Macron last year.

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North Korea’s nuclear test caused collapse, study says

North Korea’s nuclear test in September last year was so strong that it caused an on-site collapse at the test site, geologists in China claim.

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Report: Trump asked Netanyahu if he cares about peace

U.S. President Donald Trump last year bluntly asked Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu if he actually cares about peace or not, Axios reported Sunday, citing three sources familiar with the call.

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US slaps sanctions on Pyongyang over use of chemical weapons

The US Department of State has announced that sanctions will be imposed on North Korea for using chemical weapons in last year’s assassination of North Korean leader’s half-brother in the Kuala Lumpur airport.

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North Korea may have as made much as $200 million from Bitcoin, according to expert

North Korea may have raked in more than $200 million in digital cryptocurrency transactions last year, diluting the impact of stiff international sanctions over its nuclear and missiles programme.

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Trump tax break for ‘hardworking families’ hands $29bn profit boost to one of world’s richest men

Donald Trump’s “tax cut for hardworking families” increased the profits of one of the world’s richest men by $29.1bn (£۲۰٫۸bn) last year without him having to do a thing.

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