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US prepares more sanctions on North Korea

US President Donald Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a designation that allows the United States to impose more sanctions and risks inflaming tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons and …

 US anti-Iranian sanctions hit two German companies

The US Treasury has sanctioned two German companies involved in an elaborate counterfeit currency scheme. According to a statement issued by the US Treasury Department on Monday, two Iranian companies and their directors were placed on …

Merkel: I see no reason to resign

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she saw no reason to resign after the collapse of talks about a three-way coalition government. Merkel added her conservative bloc would enter any new elections more unified than …

 Russia's embassy in Damascus shelled from mortars

Russia’s embassy in Damascus came under mortar shelling from terrorists’ positions yesterday evening,  the Russian Foreign Ministry said. "In a mortar shelling of Damascus conducted from terrorists’ positions …

EU to strengthen control of Schengen borders

The EU Council adopted the regulation for an entry-exit system and the regulation amending the Schengen border code in relation to the entry-exit system. This system will register entry, exit and refusal of entry information of third …

 Rouhani: ISIS defeated in Iraq and Syria

  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has declared the end of ISIS terror group in an address broadcast live on state TV. A senior commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General …

IRGC: ISIS in Iraq and Syria completely defeated

Major General Qassem Soleimani, who commands the Quds Force of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), has congratulated Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on the collapse …

Putin and Assad holds meeting in Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Bashar al-Assad, who made a working visit to Russia, in Sochi on November 20, the Kremlin press service said in a statement. …

Saakashvili: I'm ready to lead Ukraine's government

Former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odessa who now leads the Ukrainian opposition Movement of New Forces, Mikhail Saakashvili, said he is ready to become Ukraine’s prime minister, if need …