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US open to facing repercussions: Mnuchin on trade deal with China

The United States is open to facing “repercussions” if it does not live up to its commitment in any deal, as trade talks with China are close to conclusion, according to US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

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G7 pushes North Korea to continue denuclearization talks with U.S.

Foreign ministers of Group of Seven nations on Saturday pushed North Korea to continue denuclearization negotiations with the United States while vowing to maintain pressure on Pyongyang to encourage it to give up its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.

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US seriously considers use of military force against Venezuela — administration

The United States has been seriously considering the use of military force against Venezuela as diplomatic measures are becoming inefficient, a high-ranking US administration official said during a phone briefing on Friday.

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UN Human Rights Expert Plans to Visit Assange, Evaluate Violation of Privacy

A UN Human Rights Council Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy intends to visit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in late April, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said in a statement.

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U.S. expected to label Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group

The United States is expected to designate Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organization, three U.S. officials told Reuters, marking the first time Washington has formally labeled another country’s military a terrorist group.

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As Venezuela Crisis Deepens, US Sharpens Focus on Colombia Rebel Threat

As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the crisis: a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuela’s border.

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Why Israel is quietly cosying up to Gulf monarchies

n mid-February 2019, Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, flew to Warsaw for a highly unusual conference. Under the auspices of the US vice-president, Mike Pence, he met the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and two other Gulf states that have no diplomatic relations with Israel.

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Ayatollah Khamenei calls for “maximum mobilization” in face of American threats

There’s a growing consensus among the Iranians that by imposing increasing economic sanctions and other means of pressures, the United States has actually started a war – although not in the traditional meaning of warfare – against the Islamic Republic. Iranian Supreme Leader calls for greater unity among the Iranians to overcome this American-imposed war.

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US to shut down its embassy in Venezuela as national blackout enters 6th day

The United States said on Tuesday that it will evacuate its last few diplomats from its embassy in Caracas, as the electricity blackout in Venezuela enters its sixth day, making it the longest energy crisis in the nation’s history. Energy shortages are not new in Venezuela.

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Brexit ‘in peril’ as PM May faces heavy defeat

Just 18 days before the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on 29 March, May is scrambling – so far unsuccessfully – to secure last-minute changes to an EU exit treaty before parliament votes on Tuesday on whether to approve the deal.

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UAE Energy Minister says will continue supply cuts until market is re-balanced

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will continue to deliver on crude oil supply cuts under a producer agreement until the global market is re-balanced, Minister of Energy and Industry Suhail al-Mazrouei said on Sunday.

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South Korea signs deal to pay 8% more to host US troops

South Korea and the United States signed a formal agreement on Friday (March 8) under which the former will pay 8.2 per cent more to host American troops.

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India to continue its oil exports from Iran despite the US sanctions

Despite having a close partnership with the United States, India has made it clear that it’s not going to fully abide by the American policy of maximizing pressures on Iran.

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Italy plans to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Financial Times

Italy plans to sign a memorandum of understanding to become a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by the end of March, a move which has drawn critical reaction from the United States, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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US deploys THAAD missile defense in Israel for exercise

The United States has deployed its advanced THAAD missile defense system temporarily to Israel for a joint military exercise, the first of its kind, officials said Monday.

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UN rights experts: Saudi laws stifle dissent, women activists

Saudi Arabia is using its counter-terrorism laws to silence activists, including women, in violation of international law guaranteeing freedom of speech, United Nations human rights experts said on Monday, Reuters reports.

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