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Tillerson heads back to deal with Gulf crisis

WASHINGTON: The United States will again try to resolve a Gulf crisis that Washington has alternatively fueled or tried to soothe, as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson heads back to the region.The top US diplomat did not himself hold out ...

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Can President Trump solve the opioid crisis?

The Washington Post and CBS’s “60 Minutes” teamed up to publish an investigation about the influence that the pharmaceutical industry has had on America’s opioid epidemic. The story takes a deep look at the way the drug industry and drug ...

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Catalan crisis: EU leaders rule out involvement in crisis

European Council President Donald Tusk has explicitly ruled out any EU action over Catalonia, despite the “concerning” situation. “There is no room, no space for any kind of mediation or international initiative or action,” he said. He was speaking at ...

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Iraqi Kurds postpone polls in face of crisis

IRBIL, IRAQ: Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region on Wednesday postponed presidential and legislative elections because of the current crisis with Baghdad, its electoral commission said.The region’s Independent High Electoral Commission said it had “decided to suspend temporarily preparations for the elections ...

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US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates

Media playback is unsupported on your device The US has called for “calm” after Iraqi government forces seized the northern city of Kirkuk and key installations from Kurdish control. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert urged all parties to “avoid further ...

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