Libya’s rival military commander Khalifa Haftar seeks support in Greece
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Libya’s rival military commander Khalifa Haftar seeks support in Greece

Libya’s commander Khalifa Haftar meets Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the Parliament in Athens, Greece. (Photo: Reuters) The commander of forces fighting the UN-supported government…

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Iran’s supreme leader rebukes US in rare Friday sermon
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Iran’s supreme leader rebukes US in rare Friday sermon

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also dismissed “American clowns” who he said pretended to support Iran but want to stick their “poisoned dagger” into its back. Written by Farnaz Fassihi…

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Jury selected for Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial
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Jury selected for Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial

Weinstein, 67, is charged with raping a woman in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013 and sexually assaulting another woman in 2006. (Jeenah Moon/The New York Times) Jury…

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Technocrat, ‘decent’ hockey player, pianist: Russia’s next PM Mikhail Mishustin
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Technocrat, ‘decent’ hockey player, pianist: Russia’s next PM Mikhail Mishustin

A file photo of Mikhail Mishustin. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik via AP) On Wednesday, Mikhail Mishustin, who is best known in Russia for improving tax collection processes and doubling…

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‘Impartial Justice’? What to watch in Trump’s Senate trial
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‘Impartial Justice’? What to watch in Trump’s Senate trial

Donald Trump’s team will be led by White House counsel Pat Cippolone. (NewYorkTimes) The impeachment of President Donald Trump is the Senate’s challenge now. Directed by the Constitution,…

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Iran says Europeans yielding to “high school bully” Trump in nuclear row
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Iran says Europeans yielding to “high school bully” Trump in nuclear row

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during the cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, January 15, 2020. (Official President website/Handout via Reuters) Iran said on Thursday three European states had…

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Putin names tax service chief Mikhail Mishustin as new Russian prime minister
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Putin names tax service chief Mikhail Mishustin as new Russian prime minister

President Vladimir Putin with Mikhail Mishustin. (Source: Kremlin) President Vladimir Putin has named Tax Service chief Mikhail Mishustin as Russia’s new prime minister, the Kremlin said Wednesday. The…

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The United States and China are set to take a step toward trade peace after 18 months of economic skirmishing
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The United States and China are set to take a step toward trade peace after 18 months of economic skirmishing

Trump’s tariff increase have proved to be a headwind for China’s economy, which was already slowing, though the damage has been less than some expected. (File) The United…

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US signs first phase of trade deal with China
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US signs first phase of trade deal with China

President Donald Trump holds the signed a trade agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. (AP Photo) President…

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Vulnerable, small nations now lead charge to submit new climate plans ahead of COP 26 in UK
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Vulnerable, small nations now lead charge to submit new climate plans ahead of COP 26 in UK

A cow grazes in front of the RWE Neurath lignite-fired power station in Grevenbroich, Germany, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. Germany plans an entirely coal phase out and to…

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