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Polish mayor ‘critical’ after being stabbed in heart at fundraiser

A knife-wielding assailant stabbed the mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk in front of hundreds of people at a charity event, leaving the politician fighting for his life on Monday after five hours of surgery.

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China’s Foreign Trade Tops Record $4.6Trln in 2018 – Customs

China’s foreign trade increased 12.6 percent last year to a record $4.62 trillion, a spokesman for the General Administration of Customs, Li Kuiwen, said on Monday.

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Pompeo pledges no IS return on Middle East tour

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed Monday that the Islamic State group would not be allowed to regroup as he headed to the Middle East following President Donald Trump’s surprise decision to pull US troops from Syria.

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US approached me seeking talks with Iran: Shamkhani

A close aide to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday US officials had approached him during a visit he made last month to Afghanistan to request talks with Tehran, Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

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How groupthink polarized Brexit

A new film about the U.K.’s 2016 EU referendum will air on Monday night. Watching the grueling, relentless campaign play out in Channel 4’s Brexit drama, as I did at a pre-screening in December, brings to life the reality of a political campaign.

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Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport pleads for asylum

A Saudi woman being held at Bangkok airport on Monday appealed for asylum and for other passengers to help protest her looming deportation, in desperate tweets from the hotel room where she barricaded herself.

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US negotiators in Beijing for trade war talks

US negotiators on Monday headed into talks with Chinese counterparts as the two countries seek a deal to end a trade war that has raised fears of global economic turmoil.

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Iran: Indian Firm Takes Over Operations At Chabahar Port

Indian firm India Ports Global Limited on Monday took over the operations of the Shaheed Behesti Port at Chabahar on the southeastern coast of Iran, being jointly developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan.

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Erdogan invites Trump to Turkey amid Syria pullout

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent more troops to Syria’s border on Monday ahead of an imminent US withdrawal, as the White House announced he had invited Donald Trump to Ankara.

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US judge orders N.Korea to pay $501 mln over dead American

A US judge on Monday ordered North Korea to pay $501 million over the death of American Otto Warmbier, concluding that the university student likely suffered torture.

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UK PM to warn against ‘damage’ of second Brexit vote

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday warn MPs against supporting a second referendum, saying it would do “irreparable damage” to British politics.

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Police, firemen search for cause of explosion in Japan’s Sapporo

Police and fire officials on Monday were searching for the cause of a dramatic explosion in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo that collapsed a building and injured 42 people.

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France’s Yellow Vests Take a Left Turn

When French President Emmanuel Macron addressed his country on television Monday night, there was one “Gilet Jaune” in the BMFTV studio, a middle-aged man in a yellow vest surrounded by a half dozen regular center-left and center-right talking heads.

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Many Palestinians Injured as Settlers Storm Joseph’s Tomb

Dozens of Palestinian youth suffered from tear-gas inhalation, predawn Monday, during violent confrontations which broke out after hundreds of Israeli settlers stormed Joseph’s Tomb, in the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus.

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UN seeks $5B for Yemen

The United Nations said Monday it was seeking $5 billion to provide humanitarian aid to some 20 million Yemenis next year — or about 70 percent of the war-stricken country’s population.

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Corker to introduce resolution holding Saudi crown prince ‘responsible’ for Khashoggi’s death

Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) said on Monday evening that he is planning to introduce a resolution that would name Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman as “responsible” for the death of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi.

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