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Ukraine tensions test Erdogan and Putin’s complex relationship

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The Turkish and Russian leaders share a distrust of the West, but much divides them - such as tensions over Ukraine.

Former US Vice President Walter Mondale dies at 93

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Mondale, a leading liberal Democratic, who was US vice president under Jimmy Carter died on Monday.

Liberty University sues ex-president Falwell over hidden affair

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The conservative, evangelical school seeks $30m from Jerry Falwell Jr for damages stemming from 'immodesty'.

The Boogaloo movement has a new strategy

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Members of the anti-government movement are calling for cooperation with left-wing groups that were once adversaries.

Russia to expel 10 US diplomats in response to US sanctions

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Moscow says it will also place eight US officials on a sanctions list and restrict US NGO activity in Russia.

Opponents of Myanmar coup announce unity government

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Win Myint designated as president, deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi named as state counsellor.

Greek, Turkish foreign ministers clash at press conference

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The Greek foreign minister used his opening remarks to rattle off a series of longstanding complaints about Turkey.

Defunding police: An idea most Democrats don’t want to talk about

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It became a political flashpoint last year; now, Democratic leaders refuse to entertain the notion.

Bulgaria’s PM Borissov says he will not lead new government

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Long-time leader announces he will not seek another term in bid to avoid national 'divide' following inconclusive vote.

Greece FM Dendias to visit Turkey amid Mediterranean crisis

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Greek foreign minister meets his Turkish counterpart on Thursday in a bid to pave the way for a future summit.

‘Personal signal’: US’s Biden sends ex-officials to Taiwan

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Visit marks 42nd anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act as China continues what it calls 'combat drills' near island.

DR Congo names new cabinet, cements president’s power

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Government overhaul strengthens President Felix Tshisekedi and deals a new blow to his predecessor Joseph Kabila.

Future ties at stake as South Korean PM heads to Iran

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Billions of dollars of Iranian money continues to be frozen in South Korean banks as its prime minister heads for talks.

Veteran ruler Guelleh re-elected Djibouti leader for fifth term

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President Ismail Omar Guelleh thanks his supporters after he was declared the winner with almost 99 percent of the vote.

US loosens restrictions on Taiwan contacts in defiance of China

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Changes will allow US officials to invite Taiwan officials into government buildings in DC and enter Taiwan mission.

Pro-Trump congressman Matt Gaetz faces sex allegations

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The Republican from Florida denies the allegations but is now under investigation by the US House Ethics Committee.

Iran releases seized South Korean tanker

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Release of Hankuk Chemi seized by the IRGC in January comes as Iran, world powers try to revive 2015 nuclear deal.

Al-Burhan says Sudan, Qatar to reactivate agreements

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Talks in Doha between head of Sudan's ruling council and Qatari officials centred on reviewing ties, among others.

Jordan’s King Abdullah says ‘sedition’ quashed

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In first statement since political crisis, King Abdullah says Prince Hamzah is 'in his palace under my protection.'

Left-wing party opposed to mining project wins Greenland vote

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Inuit Ataqatigiit leader says mining complex at Kvanefjeld 'won't happen' after landmark election win.

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