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    US does not want war with Iran, continues diplomacy: Pompeo

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:10am on June 17, 2019

    While it is ‘unmistakable’ that Iran was responsible for the attacks on two tankers last week, the United States does not want to go to...

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    Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:10am on June 17, 2019

    Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorised rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his...

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    For US-bound CentAm migrants, better to stay in Mexico

    Reuters . Mexico | Updated at 12:10am on June 17, 2019

    Many of the Central Americans who lined up for papers at an asylum office in southern Mexico said they could abandon plans to reach the...

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    Trump in new Twitter attack on London’s mayor

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:33pm on June 16, 2019

    US president Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Saturday on London mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist who has been widely accused of...

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    Trump blames Iran for tanker blasts

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:23pm on June 15, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump on Friday declared that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf...

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    White House spokesperson to step down

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:52am on June 15, 2019

    President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the surprise departure of his spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, after a combative tenure that saw her all-but kill off traditional...

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    Trump gets harpooned for ‘Prince of Whales’ spelling error

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 08:15pm on June 14, 2019

    There he blows again. US president Donald Trump’s erratic spelling habits on Twitter spouted again Thursday when he wrote about having recently met with the...

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    Trump, Apple talk held as China dispute looms

    Reuters. WASHINGTON | Updated at 02:15pm on June 14, 2019

    US president Donald Trump met with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday to discuss trade and other hot-button issues facing the tech company as Trump...

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    US video shows Iran’s military recovering mine

    Reuters. Washington | Updated at 11:07am on June 14, 2019

    The US military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from the side of a...

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    Johnson plays down no-deal Brexit as bids for UK leadership

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 13, 2019

    Boris Johnson said Wednesday he would only take Britain out of the EU without a deal as a ‘last resort’, launching his campaign to be...