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SHANGHAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China summoned the U.S. ambassador in Beijing and postponed joint military talks in protest against a U.S. decision to sanction a Chinese military agency and its director for buying Russian fighter jets and a surface-to-air missile system. FILE PHOTO: Flags of U.S. and China are placed for a meeting at the Ministry
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BEIRUT (Reuters) – Turkey-allied Syrian rebels said on Saturday they would cooperate with Turkish diplomatic efforts that have halted a Russian-backed government offensive in Idlib, but they will not surrender their weapons or territory. Turkey and Russia struck a deal on Monday that will create a demilitarized zone between government and rebel fighters in northwestern
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LONDON, England (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain would not flinch in an impasse with the European Union about its departure from the bloc, as French and German ministers suggested the next move in the negotiations should come from London. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for a family photo during
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SHANGHAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China’s foreign ministry on Saturday summoned the U.S. ambassador in Beijing to protest Washington’s decision to sanction a Chinese military agency and its director for purchasing Russian fighter jets and an advanced surface-to-air missile system. FILE PHOTO: Flags of U.S. and China are placed for a meeting at the Ministry of Agriculture
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VILNIUS (Reuters) – The Vatican said on Saturday it had signed a historic joint agreement with China on the appointment of Roman Catholic bishops, though critics say the accord is a sell-out to the communist government. FILE PHOTO: Catholic priest Liu Yong Wang performs holy communion in a make-shift chapel in the village of Bai
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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday denounced India’s cancellation of a planned meeting between the countries’ foreign ministers, calling the decision “arrogant” and decrying “small men occupying big offices” who oppose change. FILE PHOTO: Cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), speaks after voting in the general election in
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