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Russia Expels 20 Czech Diplomats as Tensions Escalate

Russia Expels 20 Czech Diplomats as Tensions Escalate

Russia Expels 20 Czech Diplomats as Tensions Escalate Russia Expels 20 Czech Diplomats as Tensions Escalate A day after the government of the Czech Republic blamed operatives from Russia’s military intelligence agency for a series of mysterious explosions at an ammunition depot in 2014 and expelled 18 Russian diplomats, the Russian government announced on Sunday that 20 Czech diplomats would …

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Despite Tensions, U.S. and China Agree to Work Together on Climate Change

Despite Tensions, U.S. and China Agree to Work Together on Climate Change

Despite Tensions, U.S. and China Agree to Work Together on Climate Change Despite Tensions, U.S. and China Agree to Work Together on Climate Change The White House has signaled that Mr. Biden will announce more ambitious plans for reducing emissions domestically, after four years in which his predecessor, Donald J. Trump, disparaged the issue. “We’ve seen commitments before where everybody …

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Royal Rivalry Bares Social Tensions Behind Jordan’s Stable Veneer

Royal Rivalry Bares Social Tensions Behind Jordan’s Stable Veneer

Royal Rivalry Bares Social Tensions Behind Jordan’s Stable Veneer Royal Rivalry Bares Social Tensions Behind Jordan’s Stable Veneer In recent years, Prince Hamzah has spoken out against high-level corruption, an issue the public associates with privatization. And he has visited tribal leaders and attended tribal events, perceived as a provocative attempt to foment tribal frustration and social discontent. “He didn’t …

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The New Taiwan Tensions – The New York Times

The New Taiwan Tensions - The New York Times

The New Taiwan Tensions – The New York Times The New Taiwan Tensions – The New York Times When Henry Kissinger secretly traveled to Beijing in 1971 to negotiate the re-establishment of diplomatic ties between the U.S. and China, he came bearing multiple requests — about the Vietnam War, nuclear arms, the Soviet Union and more. Kissinger’s Chinese counterpart, Zhou …

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Northern Ireland Sees Spasm of Violence as Old Tensions Resurface

Northern Ireland Sees Spasm of Violence as Old Tensions Resurface

Northern Ireland Sees Spasm of Violence as Old Tensions Resurface Northern Ireland Sees Spasm of Violence as Old Tensions Resurface LONDON — A bus hijacked, pelted with stones, then set on fire. Masked youths rioting, hurling missiles and homemade bombs. A press photographer attacked on the streets. For almost a week, scenes of violence familiar from Northern Ireland’s brutal past …

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Biden holds first call with Ukraine’s Zelensky as Russia tensions escalate

Biden holds first call with Ukraine’s Zelensky as Russia tensions escalate Biden holds first call with Ukraine’s Zelensky as Russia tensions escalate Joe Biden has spoken with the Ukrainian president for the first time as tensions between the country and Russia continue to rise. Mr Biden and Volodymyr Zelensky spoke on Friday as US and Nato officials warned of a …

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North Korea Launches Missile Test as Tensions Rise With U.S.

North Korea Launches Missile Test as Tensions Rise With U.S.

North Korea Launches Missile Test as Tensions Rise With U.S. North Korea Launches Missile Test as Tensions Rise With U.S. SEOUL — North Korea test-fired two short-range cruise missiles over the weekend, South Korean defense officials confirmed Wednesday, adding to a series of provocations and statements in recent weeks that experts say are warnings to Washington. The test took place …

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Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia

Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia

Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia Tensions rise between Somalia and UAE over delayed elections UAE Violence civilians country Somalia Two days after violence related to Somalia’s delayed elections, the country s foreign ministry has accused “external forces” for contributing to the problems At least five soldiers were killed and more than …

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In Saudi Arabia, Quiet Changes May Ease Tensions With Biden

In Saudi Arabia, Quiet Changes May Ease Tensions With Biden

In Saudi Arabia, Quiet Changes May Ease Tensions With Biden In Saudi Arabia, Quiet Changes May Ease Tensions With Biden BEIRUT, Lebanon — Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s arrival in the White House may signal the start of a less congenial American relationship with Saudi Arabia, but the kingdom could point to recent progress on a number of issues that have …

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Ivory Coast president meets opposition leader amid tensions President tensions leader Ivory Coast leaders

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Ivory Coast president meets opposition leader amid tensions President tensions leader Ivory Coast leaders Ivory Coast president meets opposition leader amid tensions President tensions leader Ivory Coast leaders Ivory Coast opposition leader Henri Konan Bedie met with President Alassane Ouattara Wednesday after contesting his re-election to a third term in an effort to start a dialogue to avoid a crisis …

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