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'Arab NATO' discussed in Washington

The United States hosted consultations on the political and security pillars of the Middle East Strategic Alliance, also known as the 'Arab NATO', in Washington yesterday.  Senior officials from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, …

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World Bank to pick new president by mid-April

The World Bank Board would start accepting nominations for a new leader early next month and name a replacement for outgoing-President Jim Yong Kim by mid-April. The board of the Washington-based global development …

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Pompeo and Cavusoglu to hold talks in Washington

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold talks with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Washington today. The main issue of talks will be the coordination of the road map for cooperation in …

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Cavusoglu and Pompeo to meet in Washington in June

Turkish Foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington on June 4, a Turkish foreign ministry official said. The meeting comes amid high tension between the …

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Palestinian ambassador to US recalled

The Palestinian envoy to the United States Husom Zomlot was recalled in protest over the US moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Palestine's foreign ministry statement said the decision …

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 Ryabkov and Shannon hold talks in Washington

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon held negotiations in Washington, DC yesterday. The main topic of the consultations was …

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Why does Russia' Kaspersky Lab pay Michael Flynn?

US President Barack Obama's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was paid over $11 by Russia' Kaspersky Lab in 2015 for remarks at a cybersecurity forum in Washington. In October 2015, …

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Snowstorm delays Trump-Merkel meeting

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's first face-to-face meeting with US President Donald Trump will have to wait an extra three days due to a winter storm that threatens to shutdown Washington. White …

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Protesters and supporters of Trump clash in Washington

Protesters and supporters of US President-elect Donald Trump clashed outside a pro-Trump event in Washington the night before his inauguration. Police used chemical spray on some protesters in an effort to control the unruly …

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 Russia ready for nuclear arms cuts, but...

The Kremlin disputed a statement by outgoing US President Barack Obama on nuclear arms cuts, saying Russia had always been ready to consider making proportional cuts to its arsenal, the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry …

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Man burned during protest outside Trump hotel

A man was transported to a hospital after suffering burns while setting a fire outside the Trump International Hotel, authorities said. The man received serious but non-life threatening burns during a …

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