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Russia's Lavrov says ready to cooperate with U.S. on Syria: agencies

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference with Frederica Mogherini, the European Union’s Foreign Policy chief, following their meeting in Moscow, Russia, April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

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Macron's party calls on Jean-Marie Le Pen to resign over French policeman comments

France’s far right National Front party founder and Member of the European Parliament Jean-Marie Le Pen arrives to take part in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, May 11, 2016. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

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EU unity in Brexit talks in Britain's interest: Tusk

Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, leaves after meeting Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May inside 10 Downing Street, in central London, Britain April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

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Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia website: monitoring group

FILE PHOTO: A reporter’s laptop shows the Wikipedia blacked out opening page in Brussels January 18, 2012. REUTERS/Yves Herman

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25 years after Los Angeles riots, progress and distrust live side by side

By Alex Dobuzinskis | LOS ANGELES Twenty-five years after deadly riots erupted in Los Angeles when four white police officers were acquitted in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King, an undercurrent of distrust pulses in a city that … Continue reading

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French amphibious carrier visits Japan ahead of Pacific show of power

By Nobuhiro Kubo | SASEBO As tension spikes on the Korean peninsula, a French amphibious assault carrier sailed into Japan’s naval base of Sasebo on Saturday ahead of drills that risk upsetting China, which faces U.S. pressure to rein in … Continue reading

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China deports U.S. citizen convicted of espionage

China has deported a U.S. citizen who was convicted of espionage this week after being held without trial for two years, removing a source of friction between Washington and Beijing. Sandy Phan-Gillis was arrested in March 2015 while about to … Continue reading

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ASEAN firms up South China Sea stance as Beijing lobbies over statement

An aerial view of China occupied Subi Reef at Spratly Islands in disputed South China Sea April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Francis Malasig/Pool

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Trump to order a study on abuses of U.S. trade agreements

By Ayesha Rascoe | WASHINGTON President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Saturday seeking to identify any problems caused by the nation’s existing trade agreements, including an examination of U.S. involvement in the World Trade Organization, a top … Continue reading

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North Korea test-fires ballistic missile, appears to have failed: South Korea

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un watches a military drill marking the 85th anniversary of the establishment of the Korean People’s Army (KPA) in this handout photo by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) made available on April 26, … Continue reading

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