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US warship's secret Africa mission aims to help punish Venezuela, deter attempts to jailbreak Maduro aide before extradition
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US warship's secret Africa mission aims to help punish Venezuela, deter attempts to jailbreak Maduro aide before extradition

US cruiser San Jacinto recently sailed across the Atlantic to keep a close eye on Alex Saab, a Colombian businessman, widely believed to be the architect of the economic deals that are keeping the Maduro government afloat, who was arrested in June in Cape Verde

Iran state TV reports 'gas explosion' near Tehran; satellite images place blast near suspected missile production site
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Iran state TV reports 'gas explosion' near Tehran; satellite images place blast near suspected missile production site

Iran's defence ministry spokesperson Davood Abdi blamed the blast on a leaking gas he did not identify and said no one was killed in the explosion

Inside China’s push to turn Xinjiang's Muslim minorities into an army of workers
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Inside China’s push to turn Xinjiang's Muslim minorities into an army of workers

Xinjiang’s drive to put minorities in jobs often feels less like a job fair and more like a military call-up.

Chinese president Xi Jinping says Beijing wants trade deal with US, but is not afraid to 'fight back'
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Chinese president Xi Jinping says Beijing wants trade deal with US, but is not afraid to 'fight back'

Reinforcing the upbeat tone adopted by China in recent days, Xi Jinping told a visiting US business delegation that China holds a 'positive attitude' toward the trade talks.

Donald Trump invites Xi Jinping to US to sign phase one of trade agreement, says top White House official
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Donald Trump invites Xi Jinping to US to sign phase one of trade agreement, says top White House official

Trade talks between the world's two largest economies began last November but have not yielded desired results even after more than a dozen rounds of negotiations in both Beijing and Washington.

Protestors in Lebanon take to streets for 10th day, demand remove of 'systematically corrupt' political class; Hezbollah supporters defy call to stem unrest
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Protestors in Lebanon take to streets for 10th day, demand remove of 'systematically corrupt' political class; Hezbollah supporters defy call to stem unrest

Demonstrators in Lebanon blocked roads and trickled into streets across the country for a tenth consecutive day Saturday.

Donald Trump outlines first phase of deal to end trade war with China, suspends October tariff hike
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Donald Trump outlines first phase of deal to end trade war with China, suspends October tariff hike

Donald Trump on Friday outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China and suspended a threatened tariff hike, but officials on both sides said much more work needed to be done.

India meets criteria for inclusion in Nuclear Supplier Group, says US; claims continued support in spite of China's veto
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India meets criteria for inclusion in Nuclear Supplier Group, says US; claims continued support in spite of China's veto

India has not been able to secure membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group because of China's veto, a senior Trump administration official said on Thursday.

US to create an independent military cyber command under the National Security Agency
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US to create an independent military cyber command under the National Security Agency

The Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyber war against the Islamic State group and other foes, according to US officials.

Pakistan more of a threat than an ally, says top US think tank
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Pakistan more of a threat than an ally, says top US think tank

Washington: Pakistan is still a sanctuary for the Taliban and the Haqqani network and more of a threat than an ally, a top US think tank has said, while asserting that the Trump administration should make it clear to Islamabad that it will face sanctions if it continues to support the terror groups.

'We are neighbours just separated by water': Beijing criticises Philippines over South China Sea dispute
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'We are neighbours just separated by water': Beijing criticises Philippines over South China Sea dispute

China has accused the US-allied Philippines of "political provocation" in seeking international arbitration over territorial claims in the South China Sea

Modi's first year one of the best for India in terms of economic reforms: US expert
Politics

Modi's first year one of the best for India in terms of economic reforms: US expert

The first year of Modi's government is one of the best years for India in terms of liberalisation and economic reforms, a top US expert has said.

US defies Beijing's territorial claims over South China Sea
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US defies Beijing's territorial claims over South China Sea

Two US B-52 bombers flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea during a training mission Tuesday, defying new territorial claims laid out by Beijing over the weekend, according to several US officials.

Cyber warrior shortage hits anti-hacker fightback
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Cyber warrior shortage hits anti-hacker fightback

For the governments and corporations facing increasing computer attacks, the biggest challenge is finding the right cyber warriors to fight back...

US lawmaker worried NSA snooping will hurt digital trade
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US lawmaker worried NSA snooping will hurt digital trade

A U.S. lawmaker said on Wednesday he was worried revelations about U.S. surveillance activity on the Internet could encourage governments to erect new barriers

India's military buildup tops list of 10 overlooked events
Politics

India's military buildup tops list of 10 overlooked events

Pakistan's "secret war" and India's military build-up has been ranked high by Foreign Policy magazine for events and trends that were overlooked this year.