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UN says countries still violating arms embargo on Libya

The United Nations (UN) says violations of the arms embargo on Libya continue despite agreements reached by concerned parties at a peace summit in Berlin last week.

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US threatens to hike tariffs on UK car exports

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the United States would consider imposing tariffs on cars made in the United Kingdom if the country moves ahead with a tax on digital services.

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Half a billion unemployed or underemployed worldwide: UN report

More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the United Nations has revealed in a new report compiled by the International Labor Organization (ILO).

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South Korea to deploy anti-piracy unit to Strait of Hormuz: Yonhap

South Korea’s military said on Tuesday (Jan 21) it plans to expand the deployment of an anti-piracy unit now operating off the coast of Africa to the area around the Strait of Hormuz, after the United States pressed for help to guard oil tankers.

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US case against Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou is ‘fiction’, say lawyers

The accusations of sanctions busting against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou have been dismissed by her lawyers as “fiction” at the start of a legal hearing in Canada in which she is fighting extradition to the United States.

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Migrant caravan: Clashes on Mexico-Guatemala border as over 1,000 immigrants march to US

Central American migrants, travelling in a caravan from Honduras, tried to force their way through the Mexico-Guatemala border Monday after the Mexican government rejected their request to transit toward the United States.

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US to keep tariffs on Chinese goods until Phase 2 deal: Mnuchin

The United States will maintain tariffs on Chinese goods until the completion of a second phase of a US-China trade agreement, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday, a day before the two sides are to sign an interim deal.

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Polish PM condemns ‘rise of anti-Americanism’ in EU

Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said his country aims to create stronger ties between Europe and the United States. He believes that without the US, the EU would not survive “hybrid attacks from Russia and the growing influence of China”.

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North Korea ‘remains open to talks’ with US: South Korea’s Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday it was too early to be pessimistic about stalled denuclearisation talks between the United States and North Korea, saying that Pyongyang had not yet shut the door on negotiations.

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Trudeau cites US ratcheting up tensions with Iran in plane’s downing

Victims of an Iran-downed jetliner would still be alive if not for a recent escalation of tensions partly triggered by the United States, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.

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Oil steady on easing U.S.-Iran tensions, eyes on China trade deal

Oil prices held steady on Monday as fears of conflict between the United States and Iran eased, with investors shifting their focus to this week’s scheduled signing of an initial U.S.-China trade deal, which could boost economic growth and demand.

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Rouhani Blames US For Current Situation in Middle East

President Hassan Rouhani, during a telephone conversation with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, said that the United States was to blame for the current developments in the Middle East, the presidential press office said in a statement.

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US refuses Baghdad’s call to oust troops from Iraq

The United States has rejected Iraq’s call to pull American forces out of the Arab country, claiming that their presence was “appropriate.”

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‘Nuke Talks Only Possible When US Fully Accepts N. Korea Demands’

A senior North Korean official said on Saturday that dialogue with the United States can resume only when it fully accepts Pyongyang’s demands.

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United States wants to de-escalate tensions with Iran – Esper

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday the United States wants to de-escalate tensions with Iran, but the country is ready to finish any war that could be started.

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Iran’s response should be ‘bitter’ enough to prevent further attacks: lawmakers

Members of the Iranian Parliament pointed to the importance of giving a decisive response to the United States over its assassination of General Soleimani.

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