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OPCW: Inspectors Have Samples From Douma

A team of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) visited a site in Douma, Syria on Saturday to collect samples as it tries to determine…

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World’s Oldest Person Dies in Japan, 117

The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town…

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Turkish Lawmakers Approve Early Elections Called by Erdogan

Turkey’s parliament has approved holding the country’s presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-a-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed because of uncertainties over Syria. Legislators voted…

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Russia: Trump Promised to Make Reciprocal Visit to Moscow

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the possibility of visiting each other’s country when Trump rang Putin last month to congratulate him on his re-election, Russia’s…

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Soros Foundations to Quit Hungary Amid Political Hostility

George Soros’s Open Society Foundations will close their office in Budapest and move their eastern European operations to Berlin, Austria’s Die Presse newspaper reported on Thursday. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor…

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