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International

US goal to deter, not war with Iran

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, left, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speak to members of the media after a classified briefing for members of …

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Duterte allies dominate race

Left-wing group leaders raise their clenched fists during proclamation ceremonies for new representatives in metropolitan Manila, Philippines Wednesday, May 22, 2019. The Philippine president’s allies …

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UAE to grant permanent residency under a new “Golden Card” system

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday it will grant 6,800 foreign investors permanent residency under a new “Golden Card” system after they invested …

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Hundreds protest in Indonesia as Widodo wins re-election

Supporters of Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto gather during a rally outside the Elections Supervisory Agency (Bawaslu) building in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. …

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India’s Congress urges workers to be ‘vigilant’

Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi, center right, talks to his sister and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra during a function to pay homage to …

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ROUHANI REJECTS TALKS … DUAL BRIEFINGS SET FOR HILL

Iraq wants to end tensions between Tehran and DC – ‘Potential for Iran threats put on hold’ WASHINGTON, May 21, (Agencies): Acting US Defense Secretary …

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As rains fall short, Manila trickles into a water crisis

MANILA, May 20, (RTRS): On Block 37, the city water supply starts flowing around 7 am. Two or three hours later, it stops. Evelyn Angeles …

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BJP preparing for return to power

Exit polls predict victory: sources Supporters of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dressed as Hindu monkey god Hanuman wait to participate in an election …

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Figures say war could burn Iraq

FILE – In this July 18, 2017 file photo, Shiite Volunteer fighters from the Imam Ali Brigade, an armed faction with the Iraqi Popular Mobilization …

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No intention to launch war – US ambassador to Kuwait

IRAN HAS NOT BEEN, WILL NOT BE IN WAR: IRANIAN ENVOY The US ambassador to Kuwait, Lawrence Silverman KUWAIT CITY, May 19, (Agencies): The US …

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