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Brazil expels Venezuela's most senior diplomat

Brazil has declared Venezuela’s most senior diplomat in Brazil, Gerardo Delgado, as persona non grata. The move came days after Venezuela’s decision to expel Brazil’s own ambassador to Caracas, Ruy Pereira. Explaining its decision, Venezuela said Brazil had acted illegally ...

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Saudi Arabia Releases Senior Prince Arrested in Anti-Corruption Purge

LONDON — Saudi Arabia has released Prince Mutaib bin Abdullah, the most influential of the hundreds of businessmen and current or former officials detained three weeks ago in an anti-corruption crackdown, an associate of the royal family and an American ...

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Joe Barton, Senior Texas Republican, Apologizes for Explicit Photo

WASHINGTON — The heightened scrutiny of sexual impropriety on Capitol Hill has swept up a senior House Republican who on Wednesday apologized for a sexually explicit photo that wound up on the internet. Representative Joe Barton of Texas, who was ...

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US threat to close PLO office in Washington ‘unacceptable’, says senior Palestinian diplomat

Related Articles AMMAN: The Palestine Liberation Organization’s office in Washington faces closure after the US State Department refused to renew its operating permission.Under US law, for the office to operate the Secretary of State must certify every six months that ...

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit: senior source

HARARE (Reuters) – President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler, an intelligence source said on Thursday, and is resisting mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military ...

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Senior Chinese diplomat to visit North Korea as envoy of Xi

BEIJING (Reuters) – A senior Chinese diplomat will visit North Korea from Friday as a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing said, although it did not say he was planning to discuss North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic programs. ...

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Senior White House aide: Give Roy Moore more time to defend himself

Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at an event Saturday in Birmingham. (Brynn Anderson/AP) A senior aide to President Trump said Sunday that Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore needs to be given time to defend himself against allegations that ...

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Russia says general killed in Syria held senior post in Assad’s army

MOSCOW: A Russian general killed in Syria had been seconded to the Syrian regime as a military commander, Russia’s military chief of staff said on Wednesday.Moscow has long been a staunch ally of Syria, but the role of the deceased ...

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Raqqa battle should end in two months, says senior SDF commander

RAQQA, Syria: The battle to oust Daesh from its stronghold in the Syrian city of Raqqa should end within two months, a top-ranking Kurdish commander said, but said she expects the fighting to intensify.Nowruz Ahmed sits on the military council ...

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