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Today:  Monday, 22 October, 2018
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Merkel Throws Future Military Sales to Saudi Arabia Into Doubt
10:30, Monday, 22 October, 2018
Chancellor Angela Merkel signaled that Germany will suspend exports of military equipment to Saudi Arabia pending investigations into the death of ...
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Justice Dept. charges Russian woman with interference in midterm elections
15:00, Saturday, 20 October, 2018
The Justice Department announced Friday it had charged a Russian woman who prosecutors say conspired to interfere with the 2018 U.S. election, ...
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Dmitry Rogozin planning to visit NASA despite US sanctions
16:00, Friday, 19 October, 2018
Russia's space agency Roscosmos said on Friday it had discussed a possible visit to the United States of its head, Dmitry Rogozin, with NASA, the ...
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President Trump Says It 'Certainly Looks' Like Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Is Dead
11:10, Friday, 19 October, 2018
President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he ...
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Trump administration has new plan to drive Iran out of Syria
16:20, Wednesday, 17 October, 2018
The Trump administration is developing a new strategy for the war in Syria that would focus more heavily on pushing Iran's military and its proxy ...
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Armenia PM Nikol Pashinyan resigns in order to hold early vote
12:40, Wednesday, 17 October, 2018
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Tuesday that he was resigning from his post so that parliament could be dissolved and an early election ...
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Trump: Chinese meddling in U.S. politics is a “bigger problem” than Russian
10:35, Monday, 15 October, 2018
President Donald Trump threatened to impose another round of tariffs on China and warned that Chinese meddling in U.S. politics is a “bigger ...
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Kocharyan gives interview to Bloomberg
14:45, Saturday, 13 October, 2018
Five months after a democratic “velvet revolution” that ousted Armenia’s former rulers, an ex-president with close ties to the ...
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Justin Trudeau: "We had a good conversation"
10:35, Saturday, 13 October, 2018
This afternoon in Yerevan, I met with President Armen Sarkissian. We had a good conversation about building on the close ties between Canada & ...
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Kanye West said his 'MAGA' hat makes him 'feel like Superman' during meeting with President Trump
16:05, Friday, 12 October, 2018
Declaring that his red "MAGA" hat makes him "feel like Superman," rapper Kanye West made a free-styling appearance in the Oval Office ...
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Trump administration cautiously optimistic that pastor held in Turkey will be freed
11:40, Friday, 12 October, 2018
The Trump administration is cautiously optimistic that an American cleric who has been held in Turkey for the pasttwo years on espionage and ...
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John Bolton: "On October 20th I'll be travelling to Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia"
10:10, Friday, 12 October, 2018
On October 20th I'll be travelling to Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia to meet with my counterparts and other senior officials to advance ...
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Russian influence growing at American expense
12:05, Thursday, 11 October, 2018
As Russia increasingly flexes its military and petro-driven economic muscles, the United States continues to lose influence throughout the former ...
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India has an independent policy, keen to procure weapons from Russia
11:05, Monday, 08 October, 2018
Two days after India signed a multi-billion-dollar deal with Russia to procure S-400 Trimuf S-400 air defence system despite the looming threat of ...
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Trump repeats a George Soros conspiracy theory right before Kavanaugh vote
11:05, Saturday, 06 October, 2018
On Friday, President Donald Trump tweeted that people protesting against Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court by confronting ...
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'If It's Cancer, It's Cancer.' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Says He's Awaiting Test Results
12:25, Friday, 05 October, 2018
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he might have cancer and added that “I don’t know where I’m now ...
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Deliveries of Russian Su-35 to Indonesia Might Fall Under US Sanctions
10:40, Friday, 05 October, 2018
The time frames for the deliveries of Russian Su-35 multi-role fighter jets to Indonesia under a bilateral contract are affected by the restrictions ...
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US blasts international court on Iran ruling, pulls out of 1955 treaty
10:55, Thursday, 04 October, 2018
The Trump administration walked back its commitment to two international agreements Wednesday, withdrawing from a 63-year-old friendship treaty with ...
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Armenia monitor calls on all political forces to fully respect democratic principles and the rule of law
16:35, Wednesday, 03 October, 2018
The co-rapporteur for the monitoring of Armenia by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Yuliya Lovochkina (Ukraine, SOC), has ...
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China cancels security talks with United States
14:05, Monday, 01 October, 2018
China has canceled a security meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis that had been planned for October, a senior U.S. official said on ...
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Minsk Group Co-Chairs meet Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan on margins of UN General Assembly in New York
10:15, Friday, 28 September, 2018
The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group (Igor Popov of the Russian Federation, Stephane Visconti of France, and Andrew Schofer of the United States of ...
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Time nearly up for Angela Merkel to cement legacy
10:40, Thursday, 27 September, 2018
More recently, the election of Ralph Brinkhaus as Merkel's new parliamentary group leader in the Bundestag after the ouster of her longtime ally ...
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Trump about Iranian President: "Absolutely lovely man"
16:45, Tuesday, 25 September, 2018
US President Donald Trump on Twitter: Despite requests, I have no plans to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Maybe someday in the future. I ...
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Hassan Rouhani: "What would Americans think if we were to say such a thing about the 9/11 terrorist attacks?"
10:50, Tuesday, 25 September, 2018
Hassan Rouhani on Twitter: "A US official has recently said terrible things about Ahvaz terrorist attack and held Iranian gov. responsible for ...
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President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate and Appoint Personnel to Key Administration Posts
10:30, Saturday, 22 September, 2018
President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individual to key positions in his Administration:Lynne M. Tracy of ...
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Facebook to Give Less Direct Support to Trump in 2020 Campaign
17:35, Friday, 21 September, 2018
Facebook Inc. said that for future presidential campaigns, it will pull back from the kind of on-site support it gave Donald Trump for his 2016 ...
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Hezbollah leader says has rockets despite Israeli efforts in Syria
17:30, Thursday, 20 September, 2018
he leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Thursday that his group had obtained precision rockets despite Israeli strikes in recent years aimed at ...
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Moon Leaves for Seoul, Kim Sends Mushroom Gift
15:35, Thursday, 20 September, 2018
President Moon Jae-in has left for Seoul, ending his three-day summit trip to North Korea. Presidential secretary for public relations Yoon ...
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Trump called George W. Bush’s decision to invade Afghanistan and Iraq the “worst single mistake” in the country’s history
12:20, Thursday, 20 September, 2018
President Donald Trump called former commander-in-chief George W. Bush’s decision to invade Afghanistan and Iraq in the early 2000s the ...
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DPRK, South Korea Sign Military Agreement Following Summit in Pyongyang
10:20, Wednesday, 19 September, 2018
Leaders of North Korea and South Korea have signed a joint agreement following the summit in Pyongyang. Also, the agreement in military sphere was ...
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