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Hopes of US troops’ exit from Afghanistan dashed

Talks on a pact that would allow the United States to end its longest war and withdraw troops from Afghanistan have ended without agreement and both sides saying they would consult their leaders on the next steps.

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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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Foreign ministers of Japan, Russia discuss accelerating talks on peace treaty

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov held a meeting in Rome on Friday and discussed speeding up talks on a peace treaty in accordance with the argeement reached by the leaders of the two countries earlier in Singapore, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.

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Conflict, romance, and PNG: the APEC Summit

You get the sense that while Donald Trump didn’t make it to Papua New Guinea for the APEC Leaders Summit, his reality TV producers could have had a hand in how it played out.

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Europe’s fears about Trump-Putin summit

As if the war of words between US President Donald Trump and the leaders of other NATO member countries this week weren’t bad enough for transatlantic relations, European leaders are bracing for his expected follow-up performance at a July 16 summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin.

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How Iran sees the upcoming Trump-Un meeting in Singapore?

As the leaders of the United States and North Korea have arrived in Singapore for a historical meeting, Iran has raised suspicions over Washington’s true aims of negotiating with Pyongyang.

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Angela Merkel says Donald Trump’s G7 tweets ‘a little depressing’

US President Donald Trump’s revocation of support for a joint communique with other leaders at the G7 summit was “sobering and a little depressing,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said late Sunday.

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N. Korea glorifies summit with South; analysts less sure

North Korea’s state media on Saturday trumpeted leader Kim Jong Un’s “immortal achievement” a day after he met South Korean President Moon Jae-in and repeated past vows to remove nuclear weapons from the peninsula and work toward a formal end to the Korean War. Despite the bold declarations, the leaders failed to provide any new measures on a nuclear standoff that has captivated and terrified millions, and analysts expressed doubts on whether the summit represented a real breakthrough.

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Bounce for Australian PM as voters tire of leadership roundabout

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull received an unexpected boost from an opinion poll on Monday that showed voters want their leaders to govern for their full terms rather than the revolving door that has marked Australian politics.

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Why Trump decided to stop US support of the Syrian Kurds?

The process of finding a political solution to end the six-year conflict in Syria has been accelerated after the leaders of Iran, Russia and Turkey agreed on the bases of the process in Sochi. Now, in another development, it seems that the US has started to adapt its Syrian policy with the new developments.

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Merkel ‘trying to erase Poland from WWII memory’

The Polish defence minister has accused the leaders of Germany and France of trying to “erase from Europe’s historical memory” the tragic fate Poland suffered during World War II at German hands.

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US tries to rally China on North Korea

Donald Trump took a conciliatory tone at his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping where the leaders agreed to keep working on the nuclear threat posed by North Korea and bilateral trade irritants.

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Pressure builds in Italy after G7 leaders fail to tackle refugee crisis

Within 24 hours of the leaders of the G7 nations leaving Taormina, Sicily, the designer shops and sleek bars of the hilltop town were once again teeming with tourists. Hardly any trace of the summit remained, just some flags on the town hall, a half-dismantled stage in the Roman amphitheatre, a sign for a French press conference in the main square, and a small art exhibition including Caravaggio’s Ecce Homo.

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How Trump’s moves in Syria threaten U.S.-Turkey alliance

After Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a narrow victory last month in a contested referendum that gave him sweeping new powers, President Donald Trump was the only Western leader who called to congratulate him. Most other leaders steered clear of endorsing a power grab by the increasingly autocratic Erdogan.

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Venezuelan Opposition Leader Says His Office Was Attacked, Set On Fire

One of the leaders of the Venezuelan opposition and the governor of the Venezuelan state of Miranda, said that his campaign headquarters was set on fire.

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Five Suspects Confess to Plotting Coup Attempt in Montenegro

Earlier in February, another three suspects signed the plea agreement, with the country’s parliament (Skupstina) having voted to lift the immunity of the leaders of the opposition Democratic Front Andrija Mandic and Milan Knezevic on suspicion of participating in the preparation of a coup attempt.

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