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Grace Mugabe Is Back in Zimbabwe, Trailed by Assault Accusations

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Iran’s President Threatens to Restart Nuclear Program

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Trump’s Tough Talk on North Korea Puts Japan’s Leader in Delicate Spot

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




North Korea’s accelerating military advances — and President Trump’s volatile response — could complicate Japan’s close alliance with the United States.

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Trump Says Military Is ‘Locked and Loaded, Should North Korea Act Unwisely’

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments




In his third warning of the week, the president said that he hoped Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, “will find another path!”

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North Korea’s Potential Targets: Guam, South Korea and Japan

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




Pyongyang has the capability to launch a devastating military attack on Seoul, and its leader has missiles could hit Tokyo and perhaps Guam.

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North Korea’s Alarmed Neighbors Consider Deploying Deadlier Weapons

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments




In Japan and South Korea, politicians are calling for new military capabilities, in what could become a regional arms race.

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Diplomats Break Ice With North Korea Over Its Weapons Program

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments




North Korea’s foreign minister rarely speaks with his counterparts in Asia, but he did so on Monday amid concerns over the country’s weapons programs.

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U.N. Security Council Imposes Punishing New Sanctions on North Korea

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments




The new sanctions unanimously adopted by the Security Council, which ban North Korean exports of everything from coal to iron ore to seafood, could reduce the country’s export revenue by one-third.

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Singapore Orders Expulsion of American Academic

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments




The order said Huang Jing had tried to influence Singapore’s foreign policy on behalf of an unnamed foreign government.

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Russia’s Military Drills Near NATO Border Raise Fears of Aggression

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments




American military officials are concerned that Russia will use the maneuvers as a pretext to increase its presence in Belarus, which borders three NATO allies.

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Qatar Opens Its Doors to All, to the Dismay of Some

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments




The tiny country has become the freewheeling hub of the Middle East. But assertions that it is furthering dissent and terrorism have led to a blockade.

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Predictably, China’s Year-on-Year Growth Maintains Its Steady Pace

| July 17, 2017 | 0 Comments





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A Russian Developer Helps Out the Kremlin on Occasion. Was He a Conduit to Trump?

| July 16, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Going Around Trump, Governors Embark on Their Own Diplomatic Missions

| July 15, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Trump Presses Xi for Help in Addressing ‘Growing Threat’ of North Korea

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments




President Xi Jinping said the United States-China relationship had shown progress but was also affected by “negative factors,” according to Chinese news reports.

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Wealthy Qatar Weathers Siege, but Personal and Political Costs Grow

| July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments





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French Energy Giant Total Proceeds With Iran Gas Field Deal

| July 2, 2017 | 0 Comments





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South Korea Leader Hopes for Unified Olympic Team With the North

| June 24, 2017 | 0 Comments




If the North and the South form a team for the Winter Games next year, it would be a major milestone in inter-Korean relations.

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Arab Nations Issue Demands to Qatar

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments




The list includes shutting down the news network Al Jazeera, abandoning links with Islamist organizations and downgrading ties with Iran.

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North Korea Fires More Missiles as Seoul Puts Off U.S. Defense System

| June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Trump Has Busy Day in Vortex of Middle East Relations

| June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Bucking Trump, These Cities, States and Companies Commit to Paris Accord

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments




An unnamed group, which includes 30 mayors, three governors, 80 university presidents and over 100 businesses, is negotiating with the United Nations to accept its emissions reduction plan.

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Iran Presses for Progress in Nuclear Negotiations

| February 8, 2015




Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, spoke Sunday at a security conference in Munich, where Germany also announced a planned summit on Wednesday to try to resolve the Ukraine crisis.

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Divisions on Display Over Western Response to Ukraine at Security Conference

| February 7, 2015




Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, said she bluntly opposed providing lethal military support to Kiev during a security conference in Munich on Saturday.




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Tensions Mount as Israel Freezes Revenue Meant for Palestinians

| January 3, 2015




It is the first of an expected series of punitive measures in response to a push by the Palestinians to prosecute Israeli officials for war crimes during the battle with militants in the Gaza Strip last summer.

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Tensions Mount as Israel Freezes Revenue Meant for Palestinians

North Korean Leader Seeks Meeting With South’s President

| January 1, 2015




In a New Year’s speech, Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, proclaimed he was open to a “big shift” toward improved relations with South Korea.




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Whereabouts of U.S. Spy Released in Cuba Deal Are Unknown

| January 1, 2015




The family of Rolando Sarraff Trujillo has yet to hear from him, and there is suspicion that he is being extensively debriefed before the authorities move him back into society.

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Cuba Arrests Dissidents 2 Weeks After U.S. Accord

| January 1, 2015




A performance artist arrested Tuesday along with several dissidents and journalists after she sought to set up an open mike in Havana was back in custody on Wednesday.




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Cuba Arrests Dissidents 2 Weeks After U.S. Accord

Cuba Seizures Now Present Opportunities

| December 22, 2014




Lawyers are scrambling to determine whether normalized relations with Cuba will create a chance to get compensation for lost properties now estimated to be worth nearly $7 billion.

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Crucible of Cuban Zeal Redefines Revolutionary

| December 20, 2014




Cárdenas, Cuba, which is home to Elián González, is a growing city of contrasts and contradictions.




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