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Miguel Díaz-Canel: Cuba selects first non-Castro president in 60 years

The Cuban government has selected the country’s 57-year-old first vice-president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, as the sole candidate to succeed President Raúl Castro in a transition aimed at ensuring the country’s single-party system outlasts the ageing revolutionaries who created it.

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Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

The White House says President Donald Trump still wants U.S.

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British general says Assad DIDN’T use chemical weapons

A FORMER British Army officer has claimed President Assad did not cause the deadly chemical attack in Douma that killed dozens and sparked a missile strike on Syria.

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In Syria strikes, U.S. blurs red line for intervention

With the latest U.S. missile strikes, President Donald Trump appears to have reset America’s red line for military intervention in Syria over the use of chemical weapons.

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US, Britain and France prepare onslaught against Syria

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump threatened a major new escalation of the seven-year-old US war for regime change in Syria, declaring in a tweet, “Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!’”

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Trump’s would-be secretary of state has an Islamophobia problem

Mike Pompeo, the CIA director who was tapped by President Trump to lead the State Department, faces a confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday. For the White House, it couldn’t come sooner.

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Britain’s May calls Cabinet meeting as UK and US edge closer to Syria strikes

Top officials in the US and the United Kingdom are meeting Thursday to discuss their response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, as US President Donald Trump doubled down on his threats of a missile strike as a means of sending a message to the countries he holds responsible: Syria and Russia.

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French president: JCPOA should be preserved

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday reiterated the importance of preserving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) while at the same time criticizing Tehran’s missile program, IRNA reported.

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Russia blames Israel for strike on Syrian base

Russia blamed Israel for a missile attack on a Syrian air base yesterday morning, which came after President Bashar al-Assad triggered international outrage by carrying out a suspected chemical attack in a besieged suburb of Damascus.

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Russia blames Israel for strike on Syrian base

Russia blamed Israel for a missile attack on a Syrian air base yesterday morning, which came after President Bashar al-Assad triggered international outrage by carrying out a suspected chemical attack in a besieged suburb of Damascus.

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The FBI raids on Trump’s attorney are bad news for Trump

Monday’s FBI raids on Michael Cohen’s office, home and hotel room are the clearest sign yet that the president’s longtime attorney is in serious legal jeopardy. They also represent yet another threatening development facing Donald Trump after more than a year of investigations into his campaign and presidency—perhaps the most direct danger yet.

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Kim Jong-un breaks silence on talks with Donald Trump

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un discussed future talks with the US at a party meeting, state media reported on Tuesday, in his first official mention of dialogue with Washington ahead of a planned summit with President Donald Trump.

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China’s Xi promises to open economy, lower tariffs

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday promised to open the country’s economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech that struck a conciliatory tone on the rising trade tensions between China and the United States.

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Michael Anton, Trump’s national security spokesman, latest to quit White House

The spokesman for President Donald Trump’s National Security Council plans to leave the administration, the White House said on Sunday, a day before Trump’s third national security adviser formally takes up his post.

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Venezuela detains 17 over attack on opposition candidate’s campaign

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday that 17 people had been detained for an attack on a rival presidential candidate’s campaign, but the leftist leader rejected accusations that pro-government thugs were to blame for the unrest ahead of the May vote.

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In Baku, Iranian president clarifies Iran’s position on Karabakh conflict

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who has been on an official tour to two Caspian states, visited Azerbaijan’s capital Baku today to discuss with the Azeri officials issues of bilateral interest. Rouhani’s visit is seen as a new effort to cement ties with its geopolitically-important northern neighbor.

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