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US disrupts Iran's efforts to impose its will on countries: Bolton

The US has disrupted Iran's efforts to impose its will on countries around the region, National Security Advisor John Bolton said Sunday and warned that new sanctions will have a significant "econo...

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UNESCO chief says schools must fight extremism

UNESCO chief says schools must fight extremism - The head of the UN education agency says schools are ground zero in the fight against anti-Semitism and extremist violence and she will push world l...

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Opposition candidate takes lead in Maldives presidential election

Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has taken a 16 percentage point lead over incumbent Abdulla Yameen in the Maldives’ presidential election, according to early provisional counts reported ...

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Tripoli clashes leave 115 dead, 383 injured: health ministry

By Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least 115 people have been killed and 383 injured in month-long clashes between rival factions in Tripoli, Libya’s health ministry said on Sunday. The fighti...

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World leaders at UN look for progress on North Korea, brace for Donald Trump

Despite the Trump-Kim landmark summit in Singapore, there has been little concrete progress on denuclearization.

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At UN, unrepentant Trump set to rattle foes, friends alike

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is poised to redouble his commitment to "America First" on the most global of stages this week. In the sequel to his stormy U.N. debut, Trump will st...

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