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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missiles, Slams Joint Military Drills

North Korea launched a fresh round of ballistic missiles into the sea early Tuesday and warned it could take a “new road” in response to U.S.-South Korean military exercises that began this week.

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US to extend Iran nuclear sanctions waivers – report

The Trump administration will reportedly announce the renewal of sanctions waivers this week allowing foreign firms to work on Iran’s civil nuclear program.

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Opec weighs up the risks if Russia goes it alone on prices

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will meet this week in Vienna under a familiar pretext: to act as stewards of oil market stability.

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China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes

Chinese President Xi Jinping travels to North Korea to meet leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are locked in dispute with the United States — Xi over trade and Kim over nuclear weapons.

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British PM hopefuls begin crucial week of votes

The six Conservatives vying to become Britain’s prime minister face off in the second round of voting on Tuesday, with the final pair to be decided by the end of the week.

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WHO says Ebola not global emergency, despite spread to Uganda

A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo’s Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm.

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Taliban, Afghan officials to meet in Moscow for peace talks

A delegation of Taliban officials is set to attend a two-day meeting with Afghan politicians in Moscow this week, officials confirmed on Monday, as fighting continues to rage in Afghanistan amid troubled peace talks”> talks between the United States and the militants.

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American released from Venezuelan prison after 5 years

A U.S. citizen arrested in Venezuela in 2014 on weapons trafficking and attempted murder charges his family called “trumped-up” was released this week, his family said in a statement Friday.

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Iran to Afghanistan, Pakistan to face new round of dangerous thunderstorms next week

On the heels of the deadly severe weather earlier this week, a new storm threatens to spark violent thunderstorms from Iran to Afghanistan and Pakistan early next week.

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US town elects goat as mayor. No kidding

n a divided America where politics seems increasingly to get people’s goat, a small town in Vermont has taken the concept to heart — this week electing one as mayor.

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Now Tory Brexiteers plan a ‘hop, skip and jump’ exit from EU on March 29

Tory Brexiteers are prepared to settle for what they call a “hop, skip and jump” Brexit – paving the way for a deal as early as this week so Britain leaves the EU on time.

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Trump-Kim summit: How Kim Jong Un went from global pariah to guest of honour

Kim Jong Un’s arrival in Vietnam this week for a second meeting with US President Donald Trump may be most remarkable for how normal it’s becoming.

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Spurned by West, Saudi Crown Prince MBS heads to China, becomes unlikely peacemaker for India and Pakistan

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman created quite the buzz this week with his whirlwind weeklong Asian tour, starting in Pakistan on Sunday before moving to India and wrapping it up with a two-day stop in China that ended on Friday.

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U.S. allies look for clues on acting Pentagon chief in European debut

U.S. allies will use the opportunity of Patrick Shanahan’s first NATO ministers meeting this week to see whether the acting defense secretary will be as supportive of the military alliance as his predecessor was, defense officials and experts said.

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Nearly 30 years-worth of Britain’s net EU budgetary contribution has just been lost in one click

Nearly 30 years-worth of Britain’s net EU budgetary contribution was lost in one click this week after Barclays announced it is to move €۱۹۰ billion (£۱۶۶ billion) worth of assets from the UK to Ireland in preparation for a possible no-deal Brexit.

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