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International

Taiwan leader irks Beijing with rare US speech

China blasts US military bill BEIJING, Aug 14, (Agencies): China on Tuesday blasted a US military spending bill that calls for development of plans to …

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Midwest Dems seek to upend GOP gains

Retirements open battles MADISON, Wis, Aug 14, (Agencies): Democrats are fighting to beat back Republican gains across the Midwest as the 2018 primary season roars …

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Syria depot blast toll 69

BEIRUT, Aug 13, (Agencies): The death toll of an explosion at a weapons depot in northwestern Syria has risen to 69, mostly civilians including 17 …

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No detention of Uighurs: China

GENEVA, Aug 13, (Agencies): China rejected on Monday allegations raised by a UN panel that 1 million Uighurs may be held in internment camps in …

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Kids among 39 Idlib dead

BEIRUT, Aug 12, (Agencies): An explosion at a weapons depot in a rebel-held town in northwest Syria killed at least 39 civilians including a dozen …

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Ditch N-deal, UK urged – Iraq PM cancels visit to angered Iran

LONDON, Aug 12, (Agencies): The United States urged Britain on Sunday to ditch its support for a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and instead join …

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Firm Iran no to US talks

Iraq PM to visit Iran, Turkey as US sanctions bite TEHRAN, Aug 11, (Agencies): Iran gave its most explicit rejection yet of talks with the …

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Canada tweet seen to cross Riyadh red line

No apology … Ottawa seeks diplomatic help OTTAWA/RIYADH/DUBAI, Aug 11, (Agencies): For years, Canadian pressure on human rights in Saudi Arabia had elicited no more …

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Turkey vows to defy US threats

ISTANBUL, Aug 11, (Agencies): President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hit back Saturday at US “threats” over a detained American pastor which has escalated tensions between the …

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Iraq caught in crossfire of US sanctions on Iran

BAGHDAD, Aug 9, (Agencies): Caught in the crossfire between its key allies Tehran and Washington, Iraq’s economy could suffer the heaviest collateral damage from the …

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