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Trump Wants the US to Buy Greenland

Greenland

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump has pushed top aides to investigate whether his government can purchase the giant, ice-smothered island of Greenland, two people with direct knowledge of the directive said, Brisbane Times reported Friday. The presidential request has bewildered aides, some of whom continue to believe it isn’t …

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US Congress Wants to Force Trump to Impose Sanctions on Turkey

US

WASHINGTON – Earlier, US President Donald Trump said the White House “is still considering” the possibility of imposing sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system, according to Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). Republicans and Democrats plan to force President Donald Trump to impose …

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US is Imposing New Sanctions on Russia

US

SYDNEY – US on Saturday imposed a new round of sanctions in Moscow following the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal in 2018 in the United Kingdom. Russian spies have been accused of poisoning Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, England, last March, using the nerve agent developed by …

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Syrian Government Accepts Idlib Truce If Buffer Zone Created

Idlib

DAMASCUS – The Syrian government has agreed to a truce deal in the country’s militant-held north-western province of Idlib on condition that a buffer zone is created between army troops and foreign-sponsored terrorists, Press Tv reported Friday. The official Syrian news agency SANA, citing an unidentified military source, announced on …

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Militants Redeploy Forces to Southwestern Part of Idlib De-escalation Zone

Idlib

MOSCOW – Reconnaissance has registered militants in Syria redeploying forces to the southwestern part of the Idlib de-escalation zone gearing up for an offensive, Chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the Russian General Staff, Colonel General Sergei Rudskoi, told reporters Monday. “Reconnaissance has currently been registering covert redeployment of …

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US Official Says Iran Test Fires Shahab-3 Ballistic Missile

Shahab-3

WASHINGTON – An unnamed U.S. official has told Fox News that Iran has test fired a Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile, which if confirmed would likely add to already high tensions between Washington and Tehran, RFE/RL reported Friday morning. “we are aware of reports of a projectile launched from Iran and …

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China Welcomes Russian Concept of Collective Security in Persian Gulf

China

BEIJING – China welcomes the Russian Foreign Ministry proposed concept of collective security in the Persian Gulf zone, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a regular briefing on Thursday, TASS news agency reported on Thursday. “We welcome the Russian initiative,” she said. “We would also like to boost …

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France Highlights the Need for Iran to Respect The Nuclear Deal

French

PARIS – French authorities are meeting on Tuesday with Iranian envoy, to stress the need for Tehran to quickly comply with the 2015 nuclear agreement it has violated and to “take the necessary steps” to defuse growing tensions in the Persian Gulf region, VOA said Wednesday. According to the statement …

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China and Russia will Continue to Improve Military: Beijing

Russia

BEIJING – China and Russia will continue to strengthen and improve cooperation as the two states enter a new era of relations, the Chinese Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday. Wu Qian, the Chinese ministry spokesman for Defense, said that China and Russia have entered a new era of relations …

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