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US government shutdown ends without Trump’s border wall

The US Senate and House of Representatives voted unanimously on Friday to end a 35-day partial federal government shutdown with legislation to temporarily fund...

US intensifies anti-Maduro push as Russia backs Venezuelan ally

The United States on Friday intensified its push to drive Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from power, as US diplomats left the embassy in Caracas...

US demands security guarantee for Kurdish YPG from Turkey

The protection of allied forces who fought and died battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, or ISIS) in Syria must be...

Maduro to revise US diplomatic ties after Pence backs protesters

Nicolas Maduro says he has ordered a "revision" of Venezuela's diplomatic relations with the United States, accusing Washington of trying to force a coup...

Putin hosting Abe for talks to break 70-year island deadlock

Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for talks expected to be dominated by a territorial issue over...

Brexit: May says EU unlikely to extend Article 50 without a plan

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said the European Union is "very unlikely to extend Article 50 without a plan for a deal" as she rejected calls...

Turkey ready to take over Syria’s Manbij, Erdogan tells Trump

Turkey is ready to take over security in Manbij, a town in northeast Syria held by Kurdish forces where four US personnel died in...

Al-Qaeda-linked extremists kill 10 UN peacekeepers in Mali

Al-Qaeda-linked extremists carried out one of the deadliest attacks on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in months, killing 10 peacekeepers and wounding at least...

Trump proposes immigration deal in return for wall funding, end of govt shutdown

US President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for...

Syrian opposition sees window for political solution in Syria

Syria now has a good opportunity to reach a political solution to its devastating eight-year war as ceasefires have brought calm to many areas...

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