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Le Drian hints on new page of France-Russia relations

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian does not exclude the beginning of a new chapter in the relations between Paris and Moscow. At the same time, he tries ”not to rush in his assessment." The Minister of Foreign Affairs …

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Kakha Kaladze becomes most popular politician in Georgia

Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze has become Georgia’s most popular politician, according to a study conducted by the National Democratic Institute (NDI). The opinion poll was conducted on July 13-29. More than 2.1 thousand respondents were …

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Juncker evaluates no-deal Brexit probability

A deal to ensure a smooth British exit from the European Union is still possible but the risk of a no-deal is also "very real", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said, The Irish Independent reports. In an …

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Zurabishvili declares moratorium on pardoning

Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili announced a moratorium on pardoning prisoners before parliament drafts legislative changes. "I took the initiative to review the rules of pardoning and develop new ones in the parliament. We …

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Pentagon names Saudi refineries attackers

Iran most likely attacked Saudi oil facilities this weekend, General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, said. "Without rushing ahead of the investigation being conducted by Saudi Arabia, I think, this is a …

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Russia announces creation of ‘unattainable missile’

The range of Russian X-101 missiles is unattainable for any of the competitors, CEO of Tactical Missile Weapons Corporation Boris Obnosov said, responding to a question of Russia’s ability to counter the recent US missile test. In …

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Israel sums up election results

 Israel’s two main political parties were deadlocked Wednesday after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to hold on to his job, TIME reports. The election’s …

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Saudi Arabia joins US-led maritime coalition

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it joined a U.S.-led coalition to secure the Mideast’s waterways amid threats from Iran after an attack targeting its crucial oil industry, The Globe and Mail reports. The kingdom’s decision to …

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