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U.S. urges strict U.N. sanctions until North Korea acts on denuclearization

The United States called on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday to act on his promise to give up nuclear weapons and said the world, including China and Russia, must continued to enforce sanctions until he does so.

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North Korea has 2.6 million ‘modern slaves,’ new report estimates

North Korea has the highest prevalence of modern slavery in the world, with 1 out of every 10 citizens victims under the practice, according to estimates included in a new report.

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‘Buy America’: Sale of U.S. arms increases despite Trump’s tough talk on NATO, trade

The Trump administration’s tough international economic policies are ruffling feathers among foreign allies but aren’t undermining U.S. weapons sales around the world, said a top State Department official who is critical of the president’s “Buy America” campaign.

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China economic growth slows to 6.7% in second quarter

Chinese growth slowed slightly in the second quarter as the world’s number two economy faced a snowballing trade fight with the United States.

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Assad Rejects Trump’s ‘Peace’ Terms

Elijah Magnier, one of the world’s most respected reporters in and about the Middle East, reported on Sunday, July 15, that Syria’s President, Bashar al-Assad, has rejected a proposed offer from the U.S. Trump Administration.

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Macron to discuss Syria, Iran and Ukraine with Putin on Sunday – Elysee

French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss Syria, Iran and Ukraine with Russian President Vladimir Putin when they meet in Moscow on Sunday, the day of the soccer World Cup final between France and Croatia, a source at the French president’s office said.

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Starving and Bombed Children of Yemen Seek Entrapment in Flooded Thai Cave

While the world watched and waited with bated breath for the outcome of the substantial global effort – involving over 100 cave divers from various countries, 1,000 members of the Thai Army and 10,000 others in various roles – to rescue a team of 12 young football players and their coach, who were trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand for 17 days, 850,000 children were killed by human adults in other parts of the world, many of them simply starved to death in Yemen or other parts of Africa, Asia and Central/South America.

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How Trump’s disdain for NATO could help Putin

The big takeaway of the so far bad-tempered NATO summit is that President Donald Trump has little time for the alliance and a thin appreciation of the track record and historic purpose of an organization that has kept the peace and preserved Western democracy since World War II.

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‘World’s largest vertical farm’ to feed Middle East’s high-fliers

Water scarcity in the UAE is second only to Kuwait in the Middle East, so when it comes to farming, a smart approach is required.

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Indonesia on High Alert as Voting Starts in Regional Elections

Tens of millions of Indonesian voters headed to the polls under tight security on Wednesday to cast ballots in regional elections across the world’s third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim-majority country.

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Soccer – Portugal survive scare against Iran to make knockouts

Portugal came perilously close to a group stage exit from the World Cup during a frenetic stoppage-time period on Monday when unfancied Iran equalised through a penalty and almost scored a winner after Cristiano Ronaldo had earlier missed from the spot.

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Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Women Drivers Sunday

Saudi Arabia on Sunday will lift the world’s only ban on women driving.

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Turkey immersed in addictive uncertainty as voting begins

“It is precisely the uncertainty of this world that makes life worth living.”

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Researchers create world’s smallest "computer"

Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) in the United States has come out with the world’s smallest “computer,” a device that measures just 0.3 mm to a side, completely dwarfed by a grain of rice, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.

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Spain comes to the defense of Europe

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World Cup: The dream goes on for Iran despite Spain defeat

Iran’s dream of reaching the knockout stage of the World Cup survived Wednesday’s loss to Spain and coach Carlos Queiroz promised his team would give their absolute all to take their second chance against his native Portugal next week.

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