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US rejects Putin’s Ukraine referendum idea

The White House rejected on Friday a Vladimir Putin-backed effort to hold a referendum in eastern Ukraine on the region’s future, distancing itself from the idea in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s controversial summit with the Russian leader.

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EU FEARS ‘Russian AGGRESSION’ in Ukraine amid World War 3 fears ahead of crunch Nato talks

RUSSIA has been told it should “immediately release” Ukrainian political prisoners as the EU heavily criticises the Putin regime following high numbers of deaths in the region.

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Pakistan hampering US peace efforts in Afghanistan: Voice of Karachi chief

Voice of Karachi Chairman Nadeem Nusrat has said that at a time, when Pakistan’s military establishment, its spy agency ISI in particular, is inflicting one wound after another on Afghanistan, the United States needs reliable partners in the region.

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SCO creates new model for regional cooperation: Xi

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has created a new model for regional cooperation and made new contribution to peace and development in the region, President Xi Jinping said Sunday.

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Mattis accuses China of ‘intimidation and coercion’ in South China Sea

China’s placement of weapons systems on manmade islands in the South China Sea is designed to intimidate and coerce others in the region, the US defence secretary James Mattis has said, laying out a sharp criticism of Beijing at an international security forum.

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Tehran reacts to the reports about alleged Iranian-Israeli negotiations on Syria

Some regional news outlets claimed recently that Iran has had indirect talks with Israel over the situation in southern parts of Syria. Reacting to these reports, Iran says the claims have been made to legitimize the Israeli regime’s illegal activities in the region.

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China calls for ceasefire in Myanmar border fighting

China’s defence ministry has called on armed groups in northern Myanmar to show restraint and declare an immediate ceasefire after conflicts in the region killed three Chinese citizens.

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Trump’s Mideast policies fuel global worries for the region

The opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem amid bloodshed in Gaza has fueled global concern that U.S. policies are roiling the region.

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French president Emmanuel Macron says he called Trump about Iran nuclear deal withdrawal

French President Emmanuel Macron has called his friend and ally U.S. President Trump to say he’s very worried about tensions in the Middle East, after Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear accord. Macron’s office said the two leaders spoke Saturday and the French leader expressed his “great concern about stability” in the region.

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Japan and North Korea should talk, South Korea’s Moon says – Yomiuri

Japan and North Korea should begin talks to normalise relations between the two countries and contribute to peace and stability in the region, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a Japanese newspaper on Tuesday.

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What’s behind Morocco’s decision to cut ties with Iran?

In line with the attempts made by Israel, Saudi Arabia and some of the other Arab regimes to put pressure on Iran in the region, Morocco has announced that it cuts official ties with Iran over allegations that Iran supports a Moroccan insurgent group. Tehran however has strongly denied these claims.

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Iran reacts to the Arab League’s latest accusations

While the new phase of western intervention in the Middle East has made the region prone to more instability, some of the Arab countries still prefer to keep their focus on Iran. The Arab League’s recent allegations against the Islamic Republic has sparked Iran’s clear reaction.

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Saudi-Israel thaw?

IN terms of Middle East politics, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has recently made some statements that — if indicative of Riyadh’s future policy — could have a significant impact on the region.

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Saudi FM: We Have Other Options if Washington Abandons Nuclear Deal

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir reiterated on Thursday that Iran was the source of terrorism in the region, accusing it of meddling in the internal affairs of other countries and violating international laws.

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Southeast Asian leaders to sign security agreement in Sydney

Southeast Asian leaders will sign an agreement on regional cooperation against violent extremism as the risk to the region grows due to militants fleeing Islamic State group losses in the Middle East, an official said on Saturday.

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Hasan Rouhani to visit India, What is on agenda?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will undertake his maiden visit to India later this week that is expected to provide the two countries an opportunity to discuss latest developments in the region as well as economic cooperation, particularly on the Chabahar port. Pakistan’s continued support to terrorism against India and Afghanistan may also be raised by the Indian side during talks.

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