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Pentagon to send additional 6,000 troops to Mexico Border

The Pentagon will increase the number of active-duty troops along the U.S.-Mexico border to about 6,000 by the start of next month, a return to the peak force size deployed shortly after the mission began last fall, a senior...

Trump sets up New Obstacle for Women seeking Abortion

The Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions in the United States, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals. The new policy is certain to be challenged in court.The final rule released...

Putin Threatens Washington with Retaliation

During his annual address to the Federal Assembly, Russia’s parliament, President Vladimir Putin threatened Washington with retaliation should it deploy intermediate-range missiles in Europe: “Russia will be forced to create and deploy types of weapons that can be used...

Pompeo: U.S will not agree to sanctions harming Ordinary and Innocent Iranians

The Persian Twitter channel of the U.S. State Department has published a short interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who says that Washington wants to apply more sanctions on individuals and institutions violating human rights in Iran but...

Attacks and Gun Fire Reported in Nigerian Cities as Polls is Ongoing

Explosions were heard Saturday in the northeastern Nigerian town of Maiduguri, as the Election Polls were scheduled to open. The source of the blasts was not immediately clear, but Boko Haram insurgents have repeatedly targeted Maiduguri.In another northeastern town,...

Cuba calls for int’l mobilization to prevent war in Venezuela

The Communist Party of Cuba (PCC) on Friday called on Latin American political and social forces to slam war threats against Venezuela and support peace in the South American country.In a statement, the PCC denounced "the escalation of U.S....

Emery hopes for change in luck as Arsenal seek stability

Arsenal's bad luck with defensive injuries was summed up when the welcome return of Sokratis in the midweek Europa League victory against BATE Borisov came at the expense of another setback for Laurent Koscielny.Manager Unai Emery hopes French defender...

Donald Trump nominates Kelly Craft for UN ambassador

President Donald Trump on Friday put forward Kelly Craft, his ambassador to Canada and a major donor to the Republican Party, as his pick to head the US mission at the United Nations.In a pair of tweets announcing the...

Saudi Arabia strikes $10bn deal with China

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) got a tour of The Great Wall and China got a great deal as Saudi Aramco signed off on a $10 billion refinery and petrochemical project hours before meeting with President...

UN warns Egypt about executions

The UN human rights arm Friday raised concerns about the recent executions of 15 people in Egypt earlier this month.Egyptian authorities should take all necessary measures to ensure the process and investigate allegations of torture, said Rupert Colville, the...

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