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Russia Consents to Huntsman as U.S. Ambassador

A top Russian diplomat says Moscow has given its consent to President Donald Trump’s proposal to make Jon Huntsman the next U.S. ambassador to Russia. Trump on Tuesday nominated Huntsman,…

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Tillerson Hopes to Mend Strained U.S.-Turkey Ties

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday acknowledged severe strains in U.S.-Turkey relations, although he said he is hopeful of mending ties with the NATO ally and partner in…

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How to Stop Kim Jong Un From Using His Nukes

President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in must face North Korea’s nuclear reality: Pyongyang’s bomb is here to stay. North Korea underscored that fact on Tuesday when…

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Ceasefire in Southern Syria Goes Into Effect

An open-ended ceasefire in southern Syria brokered by the United States, Russia and Jordan came into effect on Sunday at noon. The agreement, announced Thursday after a meeting between President…

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FOCUS: A Look at U.S.-Russia Summits of the Past

When U.S. and Russian presidents meet, the rest of the world stops to watch. For decades, summits between leaders of the world powers have been heavily anticipated affairs in which…

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