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US in delicate balancing act as Saudi prince spared sanctions
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Feb 27 – US President Joe Biden’s decision not to sanction Saudi Arabia’s crown prince over journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder has frustrated campaigners, underscoring Washington’s delicate balancing act as it seeks to avoid a diplomatic rupture.
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US to release report fingering Saudi prince in Khashoggi murder
Washington, United States, Feb 26 – The US director of national intelligence is expected to release a damning report Friday that fingers Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the brutal murder and dismemberment of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October 2018.
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US in mourning over 500,000 Covid deaths, UK sees hope
Washington, United States, Feb 23 – President Joe Biden ordered flags lowered to half mast Monday after the United States crossed the “heartbreaking” milestone of 500,000 Covid-19 deaths, while Britain eyed lifting lockdowns in the latest sign of global gains against the pandemic...
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Biden, Trudeau go online for US-Canada bilateral
Washington, United States, Feb 23 – President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lay out a “roadmap” for rebuilding US-Canada relations Tuesday during their first bilateral meeting, a senior official said, although the scrapped Keystone pipeline could present a hurd...
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EU warns Myanmar, mulls sanctions on Russia over crackdown
The ministers called for “a de-escalation of the current crisis” triggered by the coup by Myanmar’s military © AFP / STR
Brussels, Belgium, Feb 22 – The EU on Monday warned Myanmar’s military rulers it “stands ready” to impose sanctions over their coup, as foreign ministers meeti...
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Trump ‘offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One’
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, Feb 22 – Donald Trump offered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One after a summit in Hanoi two years ago, according to a new BBC documentary.
Kim and Trump first engaged in a war of words and mutual threats, before an extraordina...
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UN report finds Trump ally violated Libya arms embargo: US media
Washington, United States, Feb 20 – Private security contractor and ally of former US President Trump Erik Prince violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, UN investigators have found in a report detailed by US media on Friday.
The confidential report to the Security Counc...
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