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After Coup in Myanmar, a Career Diplomat Takes a Stand

After Coup in Myanmar, a Career Diplomat Takes a Stand

After Coup in Myanmar, a Career Diplomat Takes a Stand After Coup in Myanmar, a Career Diplomat Takes a Stand Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, who had spent 15 years under house arrest, became foreign minister and the country’s de facto civilian leader. The military still controlled much of government, Parliament and the economy, but Myanmar was no longer isolated …

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Shirley Young, Businesswoman and Cultural Diplomat to China, Dies at 85

Shirley Young, Businesswoman and Cultural Diplomat to China, Dies at 85

Shirley Young, Businesswoman and Cultural Diplomat to China, Dies at 85 Shirley Young, Businesswoman and Cultural Diplomat to China, Dies at 85 Ms. Young’s ideas were not the only revolutionary thing about her. At the time, most employers offered severance packages to pregnant women, on the assumption that once they gave birth, they would never return to work. When in …

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Iranian Diplomat Goes on Trial in Belgium Over Alleged Bombing Plot

Iranian Diplomat Goes on Trial in Belgium Over Alleged Bombing Plot

Iranian Diplomat Goes on Trial in Belgium Over Alleged Bombing Plot Iranian Diplomat Goes on Trial in Belgium Over Alleged Bombing Plot BRUSSELS — The bomb was handed over at a Pizza Hut in Luxembourg. The intent, prosecutors say, was to blow up a rally in France of a prominent opposition group to the Iranian government. An Iranian diplomat based …

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Syria’s Assad names new FM to replace late diplomat foreign minister Bashar Assad diplomat Syria diplomat

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Syria’s Assad names new FM to replace late diplomat foreign minister Bashar Assad diplomat Syria diplomat Syria’s Assad names new FM to replace late diplomat foreign minister Bashar Assad diplomat Syria diplomat Syria’s President Bashar Assad named a new foreign minister on Sunday, appointing Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad to replace a longtime diplomat who passed away last week after …

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U.K. Diplomat Earns Praise for China River Rescue

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U.K. Diplomat Earns Praise for China River Rescue U.K. Diplomat Earns Praise for China River Rescue Teetering on the edge of a slippery rock, a young woman loses her footing and plunges into a river. Moments later, she flails and then floats face-down as one shocked onlooker screams, “Hurry, hurry, save her!” Within seconds, a man flings off his shoes, …

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US top diplomat arrives in France on touchy 7-nation tour Mike Pompeo diplomat France Donald Trump Jean-Yves Le Drian

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US top diplomat arrives in France on touchy 7-nation tour Mike Pompeo diplomat France Donald Trump Jean-Yves Le Drian US top diplomat arrives in France on touchy 7-nation tour Mike Pompeo diplomat France Donald Trump Jean-Yves Le Drian U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Paris on Saturday at the start of a seven-country tour of Europe and the …

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North Korean Diplomat, Missing Since 2018, Is in Seoul, Lawmaker Says

North Korean Diplomat, Missing Since 2018, Is in Seoul, Lawmaker Says

North Korean Diplomat, Missing Since 2018, Is in Seoul, Lawmaker Says North Korean Diplomat, Missing Since 2018, Is in Seoul, Lawmaker Says SEOUL, South Korea — A senior North Korean diplomat who disappeared from Italy in late 2018 has been living secretly in South Korea since July of last year, members of the intelligence committee of the South Korean Parliament …

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Why Did a Chinese Diplomat Walk All Over People on a Pacific Island?

Why Did a Chinese Diplomat Walk All Over People on a Pacific Island?

Why Did a Chinese Diplomat Walk All Over People on a Pacific Island? Why Did a Chinese Diplomat Walk All Over People on a Pacific Island? The statement did not defend or explain the welcome ceremony, but it appeared to be a response to the discussion online after the image was posted on Facebook and Twitter a few days ago. …

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Portugal Honors a Diplomat Who Saved Jews From the Nazis

Portugal Honors a Diplomat Who Saved Jews From the Nazis

Portugal Honors a Diplomat Who Saved Jews From the Nazis Portugal Honors a Diplomat Who Saved Jews From the Nazis Eighty years after he helped save thousands of Jews from Nazi persecution by defying the orders of his own Portuguese government, a diplomat who provided them with visas to leave Nazi-occupied France will be honored in the national Pantheon in …

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Top E.U. Diplomat: Disinformation Report not Watered Down for China

Top E.U. Diplomat: Disinformation Report not Watered Down for China

Top E.U. Diplomat: Disinformation Report not Watered Down for China Top E.U. Diplomat: Disinformation Report not Watered Down for China BRUSSELS — Facing pointed criticism from lawmakers on Thursday, the European Union’s top diplomat denied that Chinese officials had pressured his team to soften language in a recent report on disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. The report, released late last …

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