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FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic in Belgrade, Serbia, Jan. 17, 2019.
EU acknowledges Hungary's violation of EU sanctions, but calls enforcement 'responsibility of EU member states'
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 16:38
A F-35B aircraft lands at Akrotiri Royal air forces base near coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus, May 21, 2019.
Erdogan's goal of building major defense industry is facing a major setback, but analysts warn Ankara could seek alternatives in Russia
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 15:23
FILE - U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev sign the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty at the White House, Dec. 8 1987.
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As the landmark INF treaty ends, its Cold War authors warn of a nuclear arms race
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 14:55
Journalists gather at a hospital where Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny remained hospitalized, in Moscow, Russia, July 29, 2019.
The Kremlin critic, who is currently serving a 30-day jail sentence for calling a protest last weekend, was taken to hospital late on July 28 with severe swelling of the face and a rash, sparking fears he had been the victim of a poisoning attempt
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 13:06
A man walks past republican posters referring to Brexit in West Belfast, Northern Ireland, Feb. 28, 2017.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is meeting political leaders in Northern Ireland, where he faces a doubly difficult goal: restoring the collapsed Belfast government and finding a solution for the Irish border after Brexit
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 10:26
European Economy Suffers Setback
Official figures show inflation and growth have sagged in the eurozone, adding to the case for the European Central Bank to add another blast of monetary stimulus at its September meeting
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Wed, 07/31/2019 - 09:15
This court sketch created on July 30, 2019 shows US rapper A$AP Rocky (middle row, in green shirt) during his trial at the district court in Stockholm. The 30-year-old artist, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was arrested on July 3, 2019 along with…
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American rapper A$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to assault a month after a Stockholm street fight that became a topic of US-Swedish diplomacy
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 19:12
FILE - Kurdish fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG) run across a street in Raqqa, Syria, July 3, 2017.
Turkey's National Security Council discussed launching a military operation against Syrian Kurdish militia
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 15:39
The physician treating Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Dr. Anastasiya Vasilyeva speaks to journalists at a hospital after Navalny was discharged, in Moscow, Russia, July 29, 2019.
Navalny's lawyer had asked the court to free him early on health grounds, saying his cell looked like it had been the source of a mysterious illness over the weekend
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 13:04
A glass of French red wine is displayed at the Chateau du Pavillon in Sainte-Croix-Du-Mont, France, July 29, 2019.
France drew Trump's ire when it decided to tax digital giants to plug a fiscal loophole that has some internet heavyweights pay next to nothing in countries where they make huge profits
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 10:08
A boat of Iranian Revolutionary Guard sails next to Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, at Bandar Abbas port, July 21, 2019.
Request comes amid heightened tension in Persian Gulf
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson during a speech on domestic priorities at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, England, Saturday July 27, 2019.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is visiting Wales as part of a national tour to reassure Britons that his push for a no-deal Brexit won't hurt the economy and rip apart the UK
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 09:45
President Donald Trump speaks before signing H.R. 1327, an act ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, July 29, 2019.
An aide to the Polish president says that President Donald Trump will visit Poland from Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 to take part in observances marking the 80th anniversary of World War II
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 09:43
A view of The Royal Courts of Justice also known as The High Court in London, July 30, 2019.
A legal dispute between the powerful ruler of Dubai and his estranged wife will be playing out over two days in a London courtroom
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 09:35
A vehicle carrying Hashem Abedi, the brother of Manchester Arena bomber leaves Westminster Magistrates Court in London, July 18, 2019.
Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi's brother will go on trial in November following his extradition from Libya for a 2017 attack that killed 22 people, a court rules
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Tue, 07/30/2019 - 09:32