Why Syria could be Trump's biggest problem

Why Syria could be Trump’s biggest problem

(CNN)President Donald Trump has actually evaded his very first huge diplomacy obstacle. The statement by acting State Department spokesperson Mark Toner that the United States ambassador to Kazakhstan will go to Russian started Syria peace talks in Astana, starting Monday …

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650-mile trench stakes out claim for bigger Kurdish territory in Iraq

650-mile trench stakes out claim for bigger Kurdish territory in Iraq

Line extending along northern Iraq symbolises expect more land when battling versus Isis ends On the plains north and east of Mosul, far from the fight in the city centre, a brand-new frontline is taking shape. Mounds of earth have …

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Unpredictable Trump could prove a game changer for Africa

Unpredictable Trump could prove a game changer for Africa

(CNN)With his win of the White House, president-elect Trump has actually made no trick that his electoral college required to “make America fantastic once again” must use to United States foreign policy. During the project and after his triumph, Trump …

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Trump, the Saudis, and America’s disastrous ‘enemy of my enemy is my friend’ strategy – Trending Stuff

Trump, the Saudis, and America’s disastrous ‘enemy of my enemy is my friend’ strategy – Trending Stuff

(CNN)“He’s a son of a bitch, but he’s our son of a bitch.” President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is said to have been talking about Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza. It was 1939, and you can imagine him, cigarette and martini in …

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I was an Isis sex slave. I tell my story because it is the best weapon I have

I was an Isis sex slave. I tell my story because it is the best weapon I have

Nobel peace prize winner Nadia Murad describes her extraordinary journey from suffering at the hands of Islamic State to human rights campaigner The slave market opened at night. We could hear the commotion downstairs where militants were registering and organising, …

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More Iranians ‘buying’ passports in other countries to evade U.S travel ban, sanctions – Trending Stuff

More Iranians ‘buying’ passports in other countries to evade U.S travel ban, sanctions – Trending Stuff

More Iranians are paying big money to buy passports in neighboring countries through bribery or fraudulent information, in a bid to evade U.S. sanctions and the Trump administration’s travel ban on Iran and six other nations, multiple sources have told …

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Ex-marine behind thwarted attack at San Francisco’s Pier 39 sentenced to 15 years – Trending Stuff

Ex-marine behind thwarted attack at San Francisco’s Pier 39 sentenced to 15 years – Trending Stuff

Washington (CNN)A former US Marine accused of plotting a Christmas holiday terror attack on a popular San Francisco tourist destination last year was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison. The FBI had started watching Jameson in September after finding …

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US troops should not be fighting in Niger, says President Issoufou – Trending Stuff

US troops should not be fighting in Niger, says President Issoufou – Trending Stuff

Leaders remarks follow botched raid in which five Nigerien and four US soldiers died last year The president of Niger has said American and other foreign troops working in his country should limit themselves to providing training, equipment and intelligence, …

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