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Brexit: UK trying to convince EU Irish backstop is illegal under its own treaties

British Brexit negotiators are trying to convince the EU that the controversial Irish “backstop” the two sides agreed to, is actually unlawful under the bloc’s own treaties.

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France fears loss of influence in next European Parliament

Facing heavy losses in May’s European Parliament election, France’s two traditional major parties risk becoming just bit-part players in the two biggest blocs in the chamber.

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Japan cancels port call in South Korea as relations with neighbor remain tense

Japan’s Defense Ministry announced Tuesday that it will cancel a port call in South Korea amid tense relations between the two countries.

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US negotiators in Beijing for trade war talks

US negotiators on Monday headed into talks with Chinese counterparts as the two countries seek a deal to end a trade war that has raised fears of global economic turmoil.

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Russia fires on and seizes Ukrainian ships near annexed Crimea

Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships off the coast of Russia-annexed Crimea on Sunday after opening fire on them and wounding several sailors, a move that risks igniting a dangerous new crisis between the two countries.

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Russia, Iraq discuss strengthening bilateral relations

Russia’s special envoy to the Middle East and Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov, yesterday arrived in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in an unannounced visit to discuss strengthening relations between the two countries, Anadolu Agency has reported.

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Eye for an eye: Turkey sanctions two US ministers as tensions continue to rise

Although the foreign ministers of the US and Turkey agreed recently to get over their recent tensions, Turkish president today announced retaliatory measures against two American ministers. Meanwhile, the trade war between the two sides is also expected to continue.

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US military commander: On North Korea, the lack of trust is the enemy

The top US military commander on the Korean peninsula said Friday that even as the United States and North Korea work on easing tensions and working toward denuclearization, diplomacy between the two nations was operating in an environment “void of trust.”

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Mike Pompeo Says He Won’t Put a Timeline on North Korea Denuclearization

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he will not put a timeline on negotiations with North Korea, but the U.S.

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China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

China said Thursday it doesn’t want to see increased trade tensions with the U.S. as the two countries hold talks in Washington this week, but it’s prepared for any outcome and will defend its own interests.

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Iranian companies to provide tech and engineering services to Sri Lanka

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that relations between Iran and Sri Lanka will be developed in all fields, stressing that the two countries have reached good agreements in economic fields of mutual interest to both.

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Iran ‘fires 20 rockets’ at Israel

Israel says more than 20 rockets were fired from Syria into the Golan Heights by Iranian forces last night, in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the two nations.

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Trump, Merkel meet head to head, but none sees eye to eye

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump aired differences over trade, Nato and the Iran nuclear accord on Friday at a White House meeting where they tried to put on a show of warmth and friendship despite tensions between the two allies.

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Iran and Israel conflict likely in Syria claims USA James Mattis

Speaking to journalists on Friday, the Pentagon chief said he did not know how it would start but an escalation between the two rivals is likely because of Iran’s links with Hezbollah, who are operating in the area.

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Russian defense minister hails teamwork with Iran in Syria

Russia’s defense minister met with his Iranian counterpart Tuesday and hailed the two country’s cooperation in Syria.

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Trump to Toblerone: How Britain googles Brexit

In the two years since the EU referendum was first announced, millions of Brits have turned to Google for answers to their Brexit questions.

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