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Turkey seeks peace, security by purchasing Russian S-400 system

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday by purchasing the Russian-made S-400 air defense system Turkey is trying to guarantee peace and its national security, local media reported.

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Qatar Rejects Outcome Of Regional Summit On Iran

Qatar said on Sunday it has reservations about hardline statements on Iran made at emergency summits of Gulf and wider Arab states called by Saudi Arabia, becoming the second Arab country to reject the statement following Iraq, Reuters reports.

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Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills 17

Seventeen people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country’s disaster relief agency said on Sunday.

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Tripoli forces push opponents back slightly south of Libyan capital: witnesses

Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government have pushed their eastern opponents back on parts of the frontline south of Tripoli, despite the attackers flying overnight air strikes on the capital, witnesses said on Sunday.

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Japanese prosecutors ask judges to question ex-Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn’s wife: NHK

Prosecutors in Tokyo have asked judges to question Carlos Ghosn’s wife in connection with funds allegedly misappropriated by the former Nissan Motor chairman, Japan’s public broadcaster NHK said on Sunday (April 7).

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Nine police killed in attack in Myanmar’s Rakhine: police

Nine policemen have been killed in a militant attack in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state, police said on Sunday, as tensions ratchet up in a state riven by ethnic and religious conflict.

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U.S. cannot back Syrian forces who align with Assad – U.S. commander

The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or Russia, a senior U.S. general said on Sunday.

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Maas: Exit from Brexit ‘extremely unlikely’

Germany’s Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, said on Sunday that the idea of the UK avoiding Brexit was unlikely. Maas told German media group Funke that he would have liked to see an “exit from Brexit” but held no hopes of it happening.

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Last refugee children in Pacific camp to be moved, Australia PM Scott Morrison says

The last remaining refugee children detained by Australia on the remote Pacific island of Nauru are being moved to other countries, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday (Feb 3), following criticism of Canberra’s harsh treatment of asylum-seekers.

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White House asked for options to strike Iran – source

The White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home to the U.S. Embassy, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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South Korean Presidential Office Doubts Kim’s Soon Visit to Country

Yoon Young-chan, the top press secretary of the South Korean presidential office, said on Sunday that there was no evidence of progress on the possible visit of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the South.

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Syrian source says U.S.-led coalition fired at Syrian positions in east: SANA

A Syrian military source said on Sunday night that the U.S-led coalition fighting Islamic State had fired missiles at Syrian government positions south of al-Sukhana, a town in eastern Syria, the state news agency SANA reported.

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Iran criticizes Europe’s ‘inaction’ over nuke deal

Lack of efforts by Europe to save the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal will have “serious consequences,” Kamal Kharrazi, chief of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Sunday, according to Tehran Times daily.

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America is waging ‘psychological war’ against Iran — FM

America is waging a psychological war against Iran and its business partners, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, according to the Tasnim news agency.

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Erdogan: Turkey Hits Final Stage of Preparations for New Operations in Syria

Turkey has reached the final stage of preparations for its new military operations in the neighboring Syria, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

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At least 40 shot and four killed in a night of Chicago gun violence

At least 40 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend during the seven hours from midnight Saturday to early Sunday morning, with four fatalities, city police said on Sunday, a stark violent streak in a city where authorities say gun violence has been decreasing this year.

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