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Iran trying to drive wedge between U.S., Europeans: UAE minister

40 min 37 sec ago
A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official warned European powers on Tuesday that it was offering Iran a glimmer of hope by trying to keep trade flowing, but that ultimately they would fall behind the United States' tough approach on Tehran.
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Bolton says U.S. will be aggressive, unwavering on Iran sanctions

42 min 24 sec ago
White House national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday dismissed an EU plan for a special payments plan to circumvent U.S. sanctions against Iranian oil sales and pressed the SWIFT global payments messaging system to rethink dealing with Tehran.
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Trump, Iran's Rouhani exchange threats, insults on U.N.'s world stage

42 min 24 sec ago
U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged taunts at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday with Trump vowing more sanctions against Tehran and Rouhani suggesting his American counterpart suffers from a "weakness of intellect."
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Guatemala's president says U.N. anti-graft body is threat to peace

44 min 4 sec ago
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales slammed a U.N. anti-corruption body on Tuesday, telling the United Nations General Assembly that the agency that has attempted to prosecute him was a "threat to peace" in the Central American nation.
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Trump praises North Korea's Kim but says sanctions must stay for now

53 min 15 sec ago
U.S. President Donald Trump praised North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday for his courage in taking steps to disarm, but said much work still had to be done and sanctions must remain in place on North Korea until it denuclearizes.
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Pompeo criticizes EU plan for special Iran payment channel

1 hour 10 min ago
The European Union's plans for a "special purpose vehicle" (SPV) designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions against Iran's oil exports is deeply counterproductive, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.
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Pope defends China deal on bishops, says he will have final say on names

1 hour 15 min ago
Pope Francis on Tuesday defended a landmark deal between the Vatican and China on the appointment of bishops, saying he, and not the Beijing government, will have the final say on who is named.
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With green jobs, UK's Labour pursues 'radical' plan for power

1 hour 32 min ago
British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will promise on Wednesday to "kickstart a green jobs revolution" by fostering investment in housing, wind and solar energy to bring jobs "to communities held back for too long".
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Italy's 5-Star leader threatens to not back 2019 budget targets

1 hour 33 min ago
Italy's 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday said next year's budget must account for their key demands, including a minimum income for the poor and unemployed, or it would not win the support of his group in parliament.
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Germany, Saudi Arabia agree to turn page on diplomatic dispute

1 hour 50 min ago
Germany and Saudi Arabia agreed on Tuesday to enter a new phase in relations after a diplomatic dispute that had soured ties between the two countries.
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Moroccan woman dies after navy fires at speedboat carrying migrants

1 hour 56 min ago
A Moroccan woman died and three people were injured when the Moroccan navy opened fire on Tuesday at a speedboat with illegal migrants onboard, an interior ministry official said.
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Suspending Korea exercises caused slight dip in readiness: U.S. general

2 hours 8 min ago
The Pentagon's nominee to be the next commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said on Tuesday that a decision to suspend some joint exercises between South Korea and the United States was a "prudent risk" but had caused a "slight degradation" in military readiness.
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Rouhani says Iran wants no war, sanctions, threats, or bullying

2 hours 22 min ago
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday criticized Washington for its hostile policy toward his country and said the U.S. approach was doomed to failure.
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Italy's coalition willing to keep deficit below 2 percent of GDP: source

2 hours 24 min ago
The ruling coalition is willing to keep Italy's public deficit below 2 percent of gross domestic product next year, a government source said, signaling a compromise that boosted the Italian bond market on Tuesday.
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Italy's 5-Star leader threatens not to back 2019 budget targets

2 hours 26 min ago
Italy's 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio told ministers on Tuesday that the 2019 budget targets must account for their key demands, including a minimum income for the poor and unemployed, or it would not win the support of his group in parliament.
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Snap election not in UK's interest during Brexit talks: PM May

2 hours 36 min ago
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday it would not be in Britain's national interest to hold another general election just as she is negotiating the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union.
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No-deal Brexit better than current EU offer: PM May

2 hours 36 min ago
Prime Minister Theresa May signaled on Tuesday that she would prefer a 'no-deal' Brexit to the offer currently put forward by the European Union, stressing that Britain needs to see counter-proposals from the EU to move Brexit negotiations forward.
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Saudi Arabia drops statute of limitations from anti-corruption law

2 hours 44 min ago
Saudi Arabia amended an anti-corruption law on Tuesday to remove a 60-day statute of limitations for investigating allegations against current or former ministers, as part of efforts to tackle graft and abuse of power in the world's top oil exporter.
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Brazil's jobs crisis lingers, posing challenge for next president

2 hours 55 min ago
After losing his job with a foreign food company in March, Alexander Costa surveyed Brazil's anemic labor market and decided to start selling cheap lunches by the beach in Rio de Janeiro to try and provide for his young family.
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Former French PM Valls to run for Barcelona mayor

3 hours 42 min ago
Former French prime minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday he would run for mayor of Barcelona, the first time a high-profile European politician has entered a major election in another country and a risky political bid for him.
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