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The Krk LNG terminal under construction as seen in this July 2019 image. (LNG Croatia LLC)
American tourists have flocked to Croatia in recent years to walk through the settings of fictional warfare and intrigue in the fantasy drama, which has been aired in more than 200 countries
Natalie Liu
Thu, 08/01/2019 - 18:37
President Donald Trump talks to reporters before departing for a campaign rally in Cincinnati, on the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 1, 2019.
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President Trump tells VOA he is hopeful a new nuclear missile treaty can be negotiated with Russia
Steve Herman
Thu, 08/01/2019 - 17:51
A Polish man works on a laptop in a cafe in Warsaw, Poland, Aug. 1, 2019.
But there are strong doubts the tax relief would stop the drain of talented and educated young Poles to London, Berlin and other cities that offer higher wages and other opportunities
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 14:11
FILE - Melt water lakes are seen on the edge of an ice cap in Nunatarssuk, Greenland, in this aerial view taken on June 22, 2019.
Greenland's ice sheet has lost 240 gigatons (240 billion metric tons) since June 1; a gigaton of ice loss is equivalent to about 400,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 13:49
Doctors tend to a pregnant woman on a Mediterranea Saving Humans NGO boat, as they sail off Italy's southernmost island of Lampedusa, just outside Italian territorial waters, on Thursday, July 4, 2019.
Five EU countries agree to take in migrants, ending standoff in Sicilian port
Sabina Castelfranco
Thu, 08/01/2019 - 13:19
FILE - U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Boris Johnson, left, then the British foreign secretary, as they take part in a session on reforming the United Nations at U.N. Headquarters in New York, Sept. 18, 2017.
There are high expectations for the Anglo-American relationship but there are potential snags
Jamie Dettmer
Thu, 08/01/2019 - 10:44
FILE - Posters asking for A$AP Rocky to be freed line the wall across from the jail where the American rapper is being held on charges of assault in Stockholm, Sweden, July 25, 2019.
American rapper A$AP Rocky is set to testify Thursday on the second day of a trial in Sweden, where he is accused of assault in an alleged street fight
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Thu, 08/01/2019 - 07:41
Divers Remove Plastic Waste from Greek Waters — a ‘Gulf Full of Plastic Corals’
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Divers and environmentalists found an unpleasant surprise in Aegean waters near Greece and are working to fix it. What looked like colorful coral turned out to be a plastic wasteland, just one of many challenges delicate marine ecosystems face. VOA's Arash Arabasadi dives in for a look.
VOA Journalist Arash Arabasadi
Thu, 08/01/2019 - 02:55
As Brexit Storm Gathers, Britain Looks to Trump for Hope
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The prospect of Britain crashing out of the European Union with no deal at the end of October is creating a tumultuous first few weeks in office for Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The British pound sterling is plunging, and there are warnings of widespread disruption. As Henry Ridgwell reports from London, Johnson is looking for help across the Atlantic to a like-minded ally in the White House.
Henry Ridgwell
Thu, 08/01/2019 - 02:37
 Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the first meeting of the National Policing Board at the Home Office in London, July 31, 2019.
British currency plunges as Brexit no-deal fears grow
Henry Ridgwell
Thu, 08/01/2019 - 04:43
FILE - A Russian construction worker in Portovaya Bay, some 170 km (106 miles) north-west from St. Petersburg, Russia, during a ceremony marking the start of Nord Stream pipeline construction.
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US legislators in both chambers largely oppose development ofNord Stream 2, as does White House
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 23:44
Supporters for Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn hold placards during a rally calling for a general election in London, July 25, 2019.
The Community Security Trust said it had recorded 892 incidents, an increase of 10% from the year-ago period and a record for the January to June period
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 21:55
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, accompanied by local farmer Ingrid Shervington, holds a chicken during his visit to rally support for his farming plans post-Brexit, in Wales, July 30, 2019.
The vote for a parliament seat could cut the prime minister’s majority to one
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 21:36
FILE - A$AP Rocky performs "I'm Not the Only One" with Sam Smith, not pictured, during the 42nd American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Nov. 23, 2014.
We don't want any more problems, Rocky testified in court
In this July 21, 2019 photo, an aerial view shows a speedboat of Iran's Revolutionary Guard moving around the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero which was seized in the Strait of Hormuz by the Guard, in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas.
United States had asked Germany to join France and Britain in a mission to secure shipping through the strait,  the narrow maritime passage through which international tankers transport at least a fifth of the world's crude oil supply
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 19:46