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U.S. envoy to Baghdad expresses Iraqi oil interest

Jan. 4 (UPI) — U.S. companies are committed to building their bilateral relationship in Iraq, especially in the oil and gas sector, the U.S. ambassador told Iraq’s oil minister. U.S. Ambassador Douglas Silliman led a delegation to Baghdad to meet with Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi to discuss bilateral cooperation …

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US cuts Pakistan security assistance over terror groups

Image copyright EPA Image caption Pakistan and the US are key allies – but ties have frayed in recent months The US government is cutting almost all security aid to Pakistan, saying it has failed to deal with terrorist networks operating on its soil. The state department said the freeze …

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Panel investigating alleged US voter fraud disbanded

US President Donald Trump pushed for stricter voter identification rules and accused Democratic-led states of failing to cooperate with a presidential election fraud commission that he disbanded this week. In a pair of posts on Twitter, the Republican president reiterated his allegations, without offering any evidence, that there was voter …

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Peru Bans Buses From Road Where Bus Plunged, Killing 51

Passenger buses and cargo trucks have had no option but to use the Coil of Pasamayo, which is the formal name of the 10-mile stretch of road. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced on Wednesday that he had instructed his minister of transportation and communications, Bruno Giuffra, to stop buses from …

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