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South Sudan undermines deal to send more peacekeepers: UN

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A confidential letter from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says South Sudan’s government is undermining a U.N. Security Council decision to send an additional 4,000 peacekeepers into this troubled nation, risking an arms embargo as fighting continues. The letter dated Monday also lists a number of government obstructions to the U.N. […]
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The British van driver suspected of mowing down Muslim worshippers near a London mosque appeared in court on Friday charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it killed a key moneyman for the Islamic State group. A statement by the U.S.-led military coalition fighting IS said Fawaz Muhammad Jubayr al-Rawi was killed
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that a future war waged by Israel against Syria or Lebanon could draw thousands of fighters from countries including Iran, Ir
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The U.S. will eliminate the post of special envoy on Afghanistan and Pakistan, leaving the Trump administration without a policy point person, current and former U.S. officials said.
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ANKARA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Iranians chanted "Death to Israel" in nationwide rallies on Friday at which they also burned flag of the Islamic State militant group which claimed responsi
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny can not run for presidency because of his criminal conviction, the Central Election Commission, said in a statement on Friday.
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