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U.S.’s Pompeo to host U.N. Security Council meeting on North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will host a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on North Korea on Sept. 27, State Department...

EU’s Barnier says will ‘improve’ Irish Brexit border proposal to UK

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to improve its proposal to Britain for an “insurance policy” backstop arrangement on how to manage its Irish...

Trump says U.S.-South Korea trade deal may be signed at U.N.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. trade deal with South Korea has been fully renegotiated and may be signed at the United...

EU working to ‘improve’ Irish Brexit border proposal to UK: Barnier

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is ready to improve its proposal to Britain for an “insurance policy” backstop arrangement on how to manage its Irish...

Couple taken ill in Salisbury not exposed to nerve agent: UK police

(Reuters) – Two people taken ill in a restaurant in Salisbury, the English town where a former Russian agent and his daughter were poisoned in March, were not...

War crimes prosecutor begins examining alleged Rohingya deportations

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Tuesday said her office had begun a preliminary examination into whether alleged forced...

Trump says U.S. considering permanent military presence in Poland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the...

Rights body and U.N. say Eritrea detains ex-minister who wrote critical books

KAMPALA (Reuters) – Eritrea has arrested a former minister who wrote books critical of the country’s leader, a rights group and a U.N. official said....

Venezuela’s Maduro says ex-military officers conspiring with U.S. help

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday said ex-military officers were conspiring against his government with the help of the United...

Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane off Syrian coast

MOSCOW/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria’s seacoast was the result of...