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US Secretary of State in Egypt at start of Mideast tour

Related Articles CAIRO: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson flew into Egypt on Sunday at the start of a five-nation tour that coincides with heightened regional tension as well as unease over the Trump administration’s Mideast policies.His arrival in Cairo ...

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Defence secretary warns of Russia plot against infrastructure

Russia could cause “thousands of deaths” by crippling UK infrastructure, the defence secretary has warned. Gavin Williamson told the Daily Telegraph that Moscow was “trying to spot vulnerabilities” in energy supplies which, if cut, could cause “total chaos” in the ...

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Treasury secretary says new Iran sanctions are coming as administration faces another deadline on nuclear deal

Vice President Pence and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.) watch as President Trump signs into law the bipartisan Interdict Act to curtail opioids trafficking during a ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington on Jan. 10. (Jabin Botsford/The ...

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James Brokenshire: Northern Ireland Secretary resigns

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has resigned from government, the Northern Ireland Office has confirmed. It’s understood he requires surgery soon for a lung condition. Mr Brokenshire took the role in July 2016, replacing Theresa Villiers. More to follow. Let’s ...

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Ban sale of mini mobile phones, justice secretary says

Online retailers should ban the sale of miniature mobile phones designed to be smuggled into prisons, the justice secretary has said. David Lidington said the devices were advertised as being able to go undetected by the body orifice security scanners ...

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Kirstjen Nielsen, White House Aide, Is Confirmed as Homeland Security Secretary

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Kirstjen Nielsen as the secretary of homeland security, elevating a top White House aide and former agency official to oversee the department central to President Trump’s plan to crack down on ...

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U.K. Foreign Secretary Regrets Remarks on Briton Imprisoned in Iran

LONDON — Boris Johnson, Britain’s foreign secretary, apologized on Monday for misleading remarks about a British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Iran that her family said could be used to justify, and even prolong, her sentence for sedition. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project ...

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