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Russia’s Putin decides not to expel US diplomats

Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided not to expel US diplomats in reprisal for Washington’s recent sanctions. “We will not create problems for U.S. diplomats. We will not expel anybody,” ...

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Israeli settlements ‘destroy hopes for peace’: Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry defended the United States’ decision to abstain – and not veto – a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories, saying Israel’s policies ...

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Russia vows retaliation in case of new US sanctions

Moscow has vowed retaliation if Washington issues further economic sanctions over alleged Russian cyber attacks during the US presidential elections. “To be honest, we are tired of the lie about the ...

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Crisis in Syria cancer on global scale: Guterres

Incoming UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the crisis in Syria “has become a cancer on a global scale.” Guterres made the remarks during an interview with Portugal’s SIC television ...

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Trump: UN anti-settlement vote ‘big loss’ for Israel

US President-elect Donald Trump says a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution censuring Israel for its illegal settlement construction in occupied Palestinian territories was a “big loss” for the regime. On ...

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