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Trump Administration Rethinks Foreign Aid With Eye Toward China

A gleaming new $3.2 billion railway cuts in half the travel time from Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, to the coast. Major investments in transportation, energy and maritime infrastructure are turning Pakistan into a major economic corridor. A new industrial zone in Thailand boasts solar, rubber and industrial manufacturing plants and is slated to host ...

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US Takes Steel, Aluminum Tariff Fight to WTO

The United States is requesting that a World Trade Organization dispute resolution panel get involved in a clash over international retaliation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, according to a U.S. official familiar with the matter. The requests, filed Thursday, cover tariffs by China, the European Union, Canada and Mexico, which followed ...

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US Giving Saudis More Time to Finish Investigation into Missing Journalist

The U.S. appears willing to give Saudi Arabia a bit more time to finish its investigation into Turkish allegations that Saudi agents killed a ...

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Turkish Investigators Revisit Saudi Consulate as Pompeo Prepares to Brief Trump

Turkish investigators carried out searches Thursday at the Saudi consulate and the nearby consul’s residence in Istanbul in connection with the ...

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Border Insecurity in Iran Amid Regime Crackdown on Minorities   

Armed conflict between Iranian security forces and separatist militants on the Iranian border is growing, as the government tightens its grip on the ...

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Washington Has Stood by Riyadh through Multiple Crises

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed the ultimate protected status from the United States throughout its short history. Riyadh has had a special ...

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Deaths of civilians spike as US, Afghan air forces pound Afghanistan

The number of civilians killed or injured by airstrikes in Afghanistan has risen a startling 39% year on year, according to new UN figures, casting fresh scrutiny on the use of air power by the US and its Afghan partners at a time of near-record ...

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American Pastor on Trial in Turkey

The trial of an American pastor whose detention has sparked a diplomatic standoff between Ankara and Washington resumed Friday in Turkey. Speculation has been growing that Turkey could allow Andrew Brunson to return to the United States, ending the diplomatic crisis.U.S. President Donald Trump has condemned Brunson's prosecution on terrorism ...

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad: 'It's a huge responsibility'

Nadia Murad, an Iraqi Yazidi who was tortured and raped by Islamic State militants, explains what winning the prize means to her.

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Iraqis invited to apply online for ministerial posts

Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul Mahdi asks Iraqi citizens with expertise to come forward.

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Refugee Families Split Due to Stricter Screening to Enter US

Death threats drove Hadi Mohammed out of Iraq and to a small apartment in Nebraska, where he and his two young sons managed to settle as refugees. ...

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Brazil election: Polls open in highly polarised presidential fight

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is the frontrunner, with his main leftist rival Fernando Haddad.

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EU envoy to Iraq falls ill after drinking water in Basra

The European Union's ambassador to Iraq had to cancel several meetings with Iraqi officials this week after becoming sick when he drank tainted water while visiting the southern Iraqi city of Basra.

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US Broadens War on Terror, Has Harsh Words for Iran

The United States renewed its call to win the war on terrorism Thursday, unveiling a new counterterrorism strategy that promises to confront a complex and expanding threat by taking whatever steps are deemed necessary. The long-awaited document, the latest in a series of updated strategies issued by the Trump administration, casts the effort to ...

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DHS Secretary: US Election Infrastructure Safe for Now

When U.S. voters go to the polls Nov. 6 to cast their ballots in the midterm elections, they can be confident everything will work as it should, at least for now, the secretary of homeland security said Tuesday. Kirstjen Nielsen, speaking at The ...

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Former Miss Iraq 'threatened' after fellow Instagram star's murder

Shimaa Qassem says she fears for her life after the murder in Baghdad of another Iraqi Instagram star.

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New California Internet Neutrality Law Triggers US Lawsuit

California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved the nation's strongest net neutrality law, prompting an immediate lawsuit by the Trump administration and ...

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Social media star, a former 'Miss Baghdad,' shot dead

Iraqi social media star and model Tara Fares has been shot dead in Baghdad, security officials confirmed to CNN.

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US Sues Over California's Tough Net Neutrality Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's toughest net neutrality measure Sunday, requiring internet providers to maintain a level playing field online. The move prompted an immediate lawsuit by the Trump administration.          Advocates of net neutrality hope the new law in the home of the global technology industry will have national ...

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US Pulls Diplomats From Iraqi City, Citing Threats From Iran

The United States announced Friday that it would effectively close its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and relocate diplomatic personnel assigned there following increasing threats from Iran and Iran-backed militia, including rocket fire. The decision added to mounting tension between the United States and Iran, which is the target of ...

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After homosexuality decriminalization, Indian court finds in favor of lesbian couple

The two women said they "are unable to separate and intend to live together as life partners," and the court agreed

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Fed Lifts Rates for Third Time in '18; One More Expected

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised a key interest rate for the third time this year in response to a strong U.S. economy and signaled that it ...

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Baghdad University makes global ranking

Oxford tops a global league table, with Iraqi and Jamaican universities making first appearances.

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Iraqi human rights activist shot dead in Basra

Suad al-Ali was killed by an unidentified man as she got into her car in the southern Iraqi city.

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A Fugitive Since 1992, Priest Returned to Face Abuse Charges

A fugitive priest who fled the U.S. decades ago amid allegations of child sex abuse has been returned to New Mexico to face charges after being arrested in Morocco last year, federal officials said Friday. Arthur J. Perrault, 80, a former Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and a former Air Force chaplain, has been charged in a ...

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Texan Running 3-D-Printed-Guns Company Ordered to Leave Taiwan

A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation he had sex with an underage girl was detained Friday in Taipei and ordered to leave the island after his U.S. passport was annulled, officials said. Cody Wilson, 30, was taken to immigration authorities in the capital by officers from Taiwan's ...

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