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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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IranAir gets five more ATR regional planes before sanctions

IranAir took delivery of five more ATR turboprop aircraft, it said on Sunday, easing a state of limbo surrounding Western plane deals since Washington exited a nuclear sanctions pact between Iran and major world powers.

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Israel Defense Forces Say Responded to Shelling From Gaza

The Israeli army hit a mortar launcher in the Gaza Strip in response to the firing of two mortar shells from the Palestinian enclave, the Israel Defense Forces said on Sunday, hours after reports emerged about the ceasefire agreement reached by the Israeli forces and Palestinian militants.

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Trump urges to deport illegal immigrants with "no judges or court cases"

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday those who enter the country illegally should be deported immediately with “no judges or court cases.”

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Qatar bans Saudi Arabia, UAE goods from stores

Qatar has ordered shops to remove goods originating from a group of Saudi Arabian-led countries which a year ago imposed a wide-ranging boycott on the emirate, Doha officials said on Sunday.

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Koreas discussing possible non-aggression pledge, peace treaty talks ahead of North Korea-U.S. summit

North and South Korea are discussing a possible non-aggression pledge by the United States to the North and a start of peace treaty talks to address Pyongyang’s security concerns before a North Korea-U.S. summit, a senior South Korean official said on Sunday.

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