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Today:  Tuesday, 20 November, 2018
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Benjamin Netanyahu rejects calls for election and takes defence portfolio
11:50, Monday, 19 November, 2018
Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said he will take on the defence minister portfolio, rejecting calls to dissolve his ...
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Trump Quotes Tijuana Mayor to Argue Against Accepting Asylum-Seekers
10:25, Monday, 19 November, 2018
President Donald Trump is tweeting on Sunday afternoon, and his latest is about the migrant caravan that is currently in Mexico near the U.S. ...
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With proposed sanctions and arms sales ban on Saudi Arabia, bipartisan Senate group tries to end Yemen war
14:35, Saturday, 17 November, 2018
A bipartisan group of senators is releasing legislation imposing sanctions, prohibitions and restrictions against Saudi Arabia and other entities ...
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May reveals how she survived her toughest week as she vows to fight for 'not ideal' Brexit deal 
14:15, Saturday, 17 November, 2018
Theresa May today pays tribute to her 'rock' Philip for supporting her through a tumultuous week of resignations, plotting and vicious personal ...
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CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination
13:20, Saturday, 17 November, 2018
The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month, ...
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Theresa May is facing the prospect of a confidence vote in her leadership
14:35, Friday, 16 November, 2018
As Theresa May walked into the House of Commons chamber on Thursday the mood was dripping with political menace; by the time she finished briefing ...
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North Korea Says It Has Tested ‘Ultramodern Tactical Weapon’
10:20, Friday, 16 November, 2018
North Korea has tested a new tactical weapon, the North’s official news media said on Friday, reporting that Kim Jong-un witnessed the event ...
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Trump administration looking for means to extradite FETÖ leader Gülen to Turkey: report
22:20, Thursday, 15 November, 2018
US. President Donald Trump's administration has asked several federal agencies to find legal means to extradite the leader of Gülenist Terror ...
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May hit by resignations as parliament debates Brexit deal
17:15, Thursday, 15 November, 2018
A number of UK ministers have resigned saying they cannot support British Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European ...
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Alexei Navalny: arrests in Russia politically motivated, ECHR rules
16:15, Thursday, 15 November, 2018
Russia’s repeated arrests of opposition leader Alexei Navalny are politically motivated, the European court of human rights (ECHR) has ruled, ...
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Trump picks handbag designer, Mar-a-Lago member to be envoy to South Africa
15:25, Thursday, 15 November, 2018
President Donald Trump has nominated handbag designer Lana Marks to be the next US ambassador to South Africa.Marks, a Florida resident and member ...
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Trump's Top Aide To Step Down, Day After Melania Called For Removal
13:00, Thursday, 15 November, 2018
Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel, whose firing was sought by the office of first lady Melania Trump, will step down, the White House ...
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Macron Tells Trump France Not Vassal of US
10:25, Thursday, 15 November, 2018
President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday told Donald Trump that France was the United States' ally and not a vassal state after the U.S. president ...
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Israeli Defenсe Minister Lieberman Resigns
16:05, Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
Israeli Defence Minister Avidgor Lieberman stepped down from his position on Wednesday, slamming Prime Minister Netanyahu for "surrendering to Hamas ...
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Congress likely to shelve new Russia sanctions as clock runs out
15:00, Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
Congress isn’t expected to pass legislation ordering new U.S. sanctions on Russia before the end of the year, as lawmakers focus instead on ...
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Pence: It’s up to China to avoid a cold war
11:40, Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
When President Trump meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Argentina later this month, the escalating tension between the world’s two global ...
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Palestinian groups to respect Gaza truce 'as long as Israel does'
10:30, Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
Palestinian groups in the besieged Gaza Strip say they have agreed to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Israel to end the worst violence between ...
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Bolton: U.S. to Step Up Sanctions on Iran
16:55, Tuesday, 13 November, 2018
The United States will step up enforcement of sanctions on Iran, national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday, as Tehran tries to find ways ...
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Vladimir Putin says had good conversation with Donald Trump in Paris
10:05, Monday, 12 November, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he had a brief but good conversation with US leader Donald Trump at World War I centenary events in ...
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Bolton says US not isolationist
14:05, Saturday, 10 November, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton is countering the notion that the United States is isolationist, saying ...
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President Donald Trump slams French President Emmanuel Macron for proposing ‘European army’
12:00, Saturday, 10 November, 2018
Trump threw in another attack on NATO, claiming the European military alliance doesn't pay enough for mutual defense. "President Macron of France ...
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Austrian colonel spied for Russia for decades, Vienna says
16:20, Friday, 09 November, 2018
A senior Austrian military officer is believed to have spied for Moscow for decades, Vienna said on Friday, adding to a list of recent Russian ...
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Iran blames US for crimes against humanity
12:30, Friday, 09 November, 2018
The U.S. is responsible for crimes against humanity regarding Iran and Yemen, Iran’s Foreign Minister said Thursday. "You know what ...
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US sanctions Russians over Crimea business dealings
11:20, Friday, 09 November, 2018
The U.S. Treasury Department is going to announce on Thursday a new package of sanctions against Russia, associated, including, with the annexation ...
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Trump: He will serve our Country well
10:10, Thursday, 08 November, 2018
We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our ...
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A pro-Armenian wave of legislators were elected to the U.S. Senate and House
16:25, Wednesday, 07 November, 2018
A pro-Armenian wave of legislators were elected to the U.S. Senate and House Tuesday, with over 165 of 180 ANCA endorsed candidates (that's over ...
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Mike Pence: Nevada – get out & vote for Danny Tarkanian
13:25, Wednesday, 07 November, 2018
@RealDonaldTrump & I are with @DannyTarkanian ALL THE WAY! Nevada – get out & vote for Danny Tarkanian for #NV03 tomorrow!
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Colorado voters elect Jared Polis, nation's first openly gay governor
12:20, Wednesday, 07 November, 2018
Voters in Colorado have elected the country's first openly gay governor. Rep. Jared Polis defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton to ...
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3rd Armenian American to serve in Congress
11:15, Wednesday, 07 November, 2018
With the victory tonight of the Anthony Brindisi For Congress campaign, the upstate New York Democrat will join Congresswoman Anna Eshoo and ...
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First Muslim women in Congress: Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar 
11:00, Wednesday, 07 November, 2018
A pair of districts in the Midwest will add Muslim women to the ranks of the US Congress for the first time, CNN has projected.Michigan Democrat ...
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