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Rashida Tlaib removes Israel from the map in her congressional office

Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian congresswoman, made a change to the map of her congressional office in Washington, DC, replacing Israel with Palestine.

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Rivals China and India count down to joint military drill

China and India will launch a two-week joint military drill on Tuesday, the first exercise of its kind since the two Asian giants were locked in a tense border stand-off in the Himalayas 18 months ago.

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Outflanking China, Western allies pledge to provide electricity to PNG

The United States and three of its allies on Sunday unveiled a $1.7 billion plan to provide electricity and internet to much of Papua New Guinea (PNG), the first step of a plan that will counter China’s Belt and Road spending in the region.

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Xi Calls on World States to Resist Trade Protectionism Together

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the international community on Monday at the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) to resist trade protectionism and policy of unilateral actions together, avoiding confrontation.

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Get ready for an EU-style ‘brokered convention’

The appearance of the first formal candidate in the EU top jobs derby on Friday clarified little about who will run the place a year from now.

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US Democrats Limit Superdelegates Powers to Vote on Presidential Nominees

The US Democratic party voted on Saturday to strip superdelegates of the power to vote in the first round of the party’s presidential nominee elections, media reported.

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Netanyahu and Bolton discussions focus on Iran nuclear programme

White House national security adviser John Bolton arrived in Israel on Sunday on the first leg of an overseas trip, and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with Iran the focus of talks.

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China, US to resume trade talks in late August

China will send a senior negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, its commerce ministry said Thursday, the first public meeting on the dispute in weeks as the trade conflict intensifies.

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Iran hopeful to the Europeans’ role in coping with the US sanctions

While the first round of the new phase of US sanctions against Iran has come to effect since three days ago, the European countries are showing more decisiveness in their desire to preserve the Iran nuclear deal.

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Obama dips into U.S. midterm election with first endorsements

Former U.S. President Barack Obama dipped into November’s midterm election fight for the first time on Wednesday, endorsing 81 Democrats in 14 states with a focus on young, diverse candidates and lower-level races.

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Turkey to vote in first presidential, parliamentary polls after failed coup

Citizens of Turkey will cast their ballot on Sunday in the first presidential and parliamentary elections after the failed coup in June 2016.

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Iran keeps position as top crude oil exporter to Turkey

ran remained Turkey’s biggest crude oil exporter in the first quarter of 2018 despite a 20 percent decrease, according to Turkey’s Energy Market Regulatory Authority’s (EMRA) data.

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Russia to Create New Electronic Warfare Systems After US Missiles Study – KRET

New Russian electronic warfare systems will be developed in three years on the basis of data obtained during the study of US Tomahawk cruise missiles that had been brought to Russia from Syria, Vladimir Mikheev, an adviser to the first deputy general director of Russia’s KRET, said in an interview with Sputnik.

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US criticizes China’s militarization of disputed waters

The Pentagon criticized what it called China’s “continued militarization” of island outposts in the disputed South China Sea, where the Chinese air force landed long-range bombers for the first time, putting entire Southeast Asia within their range.

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U.S. accuses Maduro, Venezuelan party official of drug trade profiteering

The United States on Friday accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the No. 2 official in the country’s ruling party of profiting from illegal narcotics shipments, the first time that Washington has publicly linked Maduro to the drug trade.

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Saudi Arabia welcomes Ramadan with a spate of arrests

Saudi authorities have cracked down on activists and academics on the first day of Ramadan, with a string of arrests including some of the country’s leading women’s rights movement figures.

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