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AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Jordan stepped in to try to avert further violence and stem another wave of displacement across its border with Syria on Sunday, mediating new talks between rebels and the government’s main ally Russia for a truce in the southwest. Trucks loaded with humanitarian supplies to be delivered for displaced Syrians, wait at
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TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis offered solidarity with Japan on Friday over Japanese abductees being held in North Korea, as he sought to reassure the close U.S. ally that Washington was mindful of its interests during talks with Pyongyang. Japan’s Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis hold
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THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Britain moved to bolster the global chemical weapons organization on Tuesday, calling for its members to vote on a proposal to give it new powers to identify those responsible for attacks with banned poison munitions. Abdelouahab Bellouki, Morocco’s ambassador in the Netherlands and chairperson of the special session of the Organisation
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ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament. Erdogan’s main rival, Muharrem Ince of the Republican People’s Party (CHP), conceded defeat but branded the elections “unjust” and
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AMMAN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concerns over Iran’s ballistic missile program and called for solutions to its “aggressive tendencies” in the Middle East. German Chancellor Angela Merkel reviews an honor guard upon her arrival at the Royal Palace in Amman, Jordan June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed “Iran’s
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