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17 января, 22:19

Turkey Threatens to Attack Kurdish Allies of U.S. in Syria

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Turkey is amassing troops on the border with Syria and has said it would launch full-scale attacks on the Kurdish forces there that helped the U.S. beat back Islamic State, as the defeat of the extremist group makes way for old rivalries to resurface.

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17 января, 22:03

First Female Premier Set to Lead Romania Amid Anticorruption Protests

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Romania’s president named a new prime minister on Wednesday, the country’s third in a year, as the ruling party tried to survive one of the biggest anticorruption movements in modern European history.

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17 января, 21:58

Former U.S. Ambassadors Urge Trump to Reassess View of Africa

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Former American ambassadors to 48 African nations have urged President Donald Trump to reassess his views on Africa and its citizens after he was reported to have referred to nations there as “shithole countries.”

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17 января, 21:56

Saudi Arabia Pledges $2 Billion to Stabilize Yemen's War-Torn Economy

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Saudi Arabia on Wednesday said it would inject $2 billion into Yemen’s central bank to stabilize the nation’s currency, as international criticism grew over the kingdom’s role in a war that has killed thousands and ravaged the economy.

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17 января, 20:34

Christie's Suspends Arrested Ex-CIA Officer

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A former CIA officer arrested on charges of unlawfully retaining classified information has been suspended by Christie’s as its head of security in Hong Kong.

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17 января, 19:33

Bank of Canada Raises Rates, Warns on Nafta Risk

The Bank of Canada raised its main interest rate to 1.25% on the strength of stellar employment data and a pickup in inflation, but it signaled a cautious approach to further rate increases while warning that uncertainty tied to the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement is likely to exert a drag on growth.

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17 января, 17:43

Koreas Strike Deal on Olympic Unity as U.S. Pressures North

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Athletes from North and South Korea will march together under a single flag at the Winter Olympics next month, the South said—part of a sweeping agreement on the Games that marks Seoul’s most ardent and public embrace of its nuclear-armed rival in a decade.

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17 января, 14:39

China's VPN Crackdown May Aid Government Surveillance

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It threatens to make emails and data transmissions by foreign companies more vulnerable, security analysts say.

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17 января, 14:16

Power Play: Egypt, Ethiopia Wrangle Over Nile Dam

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Ethiopia’s ambitious $4.2-billion hydroelectric dam project on the Nile River’s main tributary is raising tensions with Egypt over how to share the essential resource, and exposing the rivalry between Cairo and an ascendant Addis Ababa for regional power.

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17 января, 14:08

U.N. Calls for More Aid for Palestinian Refugees After U.S. Cut

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The United Nations called on countries to bolster funding to Palestinian refugees after the White House withheld about half its pledged financial aid to a key institution that supports the displaced people.

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17 января, 13:38

China Smites Smog With an Iron Fist

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China’s notoriously smoggy capital is experiencing a marked reduction in air pollution after an aggressive government campaign to curb smokestack industries and shift away from coal heating.

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17 января, 06:28

Navy to File Homicide Charges in Two Asia Ship Collisions

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The commanders of the two U.S. guided-missile destroyers involved in collisions that killed 17 sailors in Asia last year will be court-martialed on charges including negligent homicide.