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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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U.S. demanded North Korea ship some nuclear warheads, ICBM abroad within 6 months – media

The United Stated has demanded North Korea ship some nuclear warheads, an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and other nuclear material overseas within six months, the Asahi newspaper said on Thursday, citing several sources familiar with North Korean issues.

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French police move to clear eco-activists from abandoned airport site

French police on Thursday started another operation to evacuate eco-activists and anarchists squatting on a site in western France that had been planned as a new airport, and which had sparked previous clashes.

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Jailed Malaysian leader Anwar Ibrahim set to walk free

Supporters began gathering on Thursday at the hospital from where jailed Malaysian reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim is expected to walk free just a week after his alliance scored a shock victory in a general election.

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Powerful dust storm, rain leaves 11 dead in northern India

A powerful dust and rain storm demolished homes and downed power lines in northern India, killing at least 11 people, an official said Thursday, a week after another unseasonable storm caused deaths and destruction in the same region.

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Hungary to unveil new economic stimulus measures soon: minister

Hungary’s government will soon unveil new economic stimulus measures to ensure that economic growth remains above four percent in the years ahead, Economy Minister Mihaly Varga told the Magyar Idok newspaper in an interview published on Thursday.

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Syria shoots down dozens of Israeli missiles — media

Syria’s air defense forces have downed dozens Israeli missiles over the Quneitra province some 40 kilometers of Damascus, SANA news agency reported on Thursday.

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French troops enter Syria from Iraq to USA base to help Kurdistan YPG

The French servicemen relocated on Thursday, according to the agency citing Syrian sources.

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Oil rises amid concern about sanctions against Iran

Oil prices rose on Thursday, supported by an expectation that the US will re-impose sanctions against Iran, a decline in output in Venezuela and strong demand.

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Deutsche Bank to scale back investment bank as profits drop

Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) announced cutbacks to its bond and equities trading on Thursday in a major overhaul of its troubled investment bank, after posting a 79 percent drop in net profit in the first quarter.

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Judge blocks transfer of U.S. citizen with ties to Islamic State group

A federal judge on Thursday blocked the government from transferring an American citizen accused of fighting with Islamic State militants to Saudi Arabia, meaning he will stay for now in a U.S. military detention facility in Iraq.

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Bureaucrat set to replace Raul Castro as Cuba’s president

A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro’s place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world’s last communist states.

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Police: Taliban attack Afghan district compound, killing 15

Taliban fighters attacked a government compound in central Afghanistan overnight, killing three district officials and 15 security forces, authorities said Thursday.

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Trump’s would-be secretary of state has an Islamophobia problem

Mike Pompeo, the CIA director who was tapped by President Trump to lead the State Department, faces a confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday. For the White House, it couldn’t come sooner.

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Syrian military take full control over Eastern Ghouta

Syria’s government army has taken full control over the city of Douma that was held by the Jaysh al-Islam group and now entire Eastern Ghouta is under control of government forces, chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of the warring parties in Syria Yuri Yevtushenko said on Thursday.

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Britain’s May calls Cabinet meeting as UK and US edge closer to Syria strikes

Top officials in the US and the United Kingdom are meeting Thursday to discuss their response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, as US President Donald Trump doubled down on his threats of a missile strike as a means of sending a message to the countries he holds responsible: Syria and Russia.

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