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China using ‘debtbook diplomacy’ to spread its strategic aims in Asia Pacific

The Chinese government is leveraging billions of dollars in debts to gain political leverage with developing countries across Asia and the Pacific, a new report presented to the US State Department claims.

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US: Chemical weapons experts have not entered Douma

The US has been unable to independently confirm that a team of inspectors has arrived at the site of a suspected chemical attack in Syria’s Douma district, the State Department said Tuesday.

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Russian Embassy in US Slams State Department Over Meddling in Domestic Election

The Russian Embassy in Washington accused the US State Department of interfering in Russian home affairs over claims that the upcoming presidential voting would not be transparent.

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Russian Embassy Slams US State Dept. Statements on Astana Syrian Peace Process

The remarks of the US State Department regarding the “failure of the Astana process” in the light of the situation in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta are contradictory, biased and rather disconcerting, the Russian Embassy in the United States has said.

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U.S. Designates Hamas Chief Haniyeh, Muslim Brotherhood and Iran Affiliated Groups as Terrorists

The United States has designated Ismail Haniyeh, the leader of Hamas, as a “global terrorist,” the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

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U.S. to provide "enhanced defensive capabilities" to Ukraine, State Department says

The U.S. will provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities” to help build its military, the State Department said Friday. Kiev is battling Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country.

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U.S. says it is considering sanctions over Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya

The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, including targeted sanctions under its Global Magnitsky law, the State Department said on Monday.

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US travel warning troubles Cuba’s small-business operators

A U.S. State Department travel warning for Cuba following mysterious attacks that harmed nearly two dozen American diplomats has come like a bucket of cold water for the aspirations of thousands of private entrepreneurs on the island.

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US calls Vladimir Putin’s expulsion of diplomats from Russia ‘regrettable and uncalled for’

The US State Department has called Russia’s decision to kick out hundreds of American diplomats “a regrettable and uncalled for act”.

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Hackers reportedly hit top US intelligence expert on Russia, stealing private emails to CIA

The private Gmail account of a top US intelligence official has reportedly been hacked by an unknown cybercriminal going by the pseudonym Jonnie Walker.

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US calls on China to release activists investigating Ivanka Trump brand

The US state department has called on China to release three labour activists who were investigating abuses at a factory that makes products for Ivanka Trump’s clothing label, one week after the men disappeared into police custody.

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US Senators demand action against President Erdogan’s security staff

Two Republicans from Florida are demanding action from the State Department after members of Turkish President Recep Erdogan’s security staff attacked protesters against Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Washington DC earlier this month.

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U.S. State Department tweets, then deletes congratulations for Iran Oscar win

The U.S. State Department on Monday issued and then deleted a congratulatory message for an Oscar win by a prominent Iranian director who criticized President Donald Trump’s travel ban as “inhumane.”

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