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Syrian president to visit Kim Jong-un

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said he plans to visit North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, North Korean state media has reported, potentially becoming the first head of state to meet Kim inside the isolated country. “I am going to visit the DPRK and meet… Kim Jong-un,” Mr Assad said, the North’s …

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Anti-migrant party leads in Slovenia election

An anti-immigrant centre-right party has won the most votes in Slovenia’s parliamentary election, an exit poll shows. The right-wing Slovenian Democratic Party, led by former Slovenian prime minister Janez Jansa, emerged as the largest party – but did not win enough to rule the country on its own. The country’s …

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China warns US against trade sanctions as talks end

China has warned the US that results of trade talks would be void if the US went ahead with imposing tariffs on Chinese goods, as negotiations came to an end in Beijing. If the US moves forward with sanctions, “all the economic and trade achievements negotiated by the two parties …

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Jordanians renew protests against IMF driven-tax hikes

AMMAN (Reuters) – Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets of the capital Amman on Sunday in a fourth day of nightly protests against IMF-backed price increases that have shaken the kingdom, witnesses said. Policemen clash with protesters near the Jordan’s Prime Minister’s office in Amman, Jordan June 3, 2018. …

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Dodgers going for sweep of host Rockies

DENVER — The surging Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday will try to sweep their three-game series with the Colorado Rockies after pounding them 12-4 on Saturday night. The Dodgers broke a 4-4 tie in the seventh when they batted around for the first time this season and erupted for eight …

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35 migrants die after boat sinks off Tunisia coast

At least 46 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia’s southern coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard, the defence ministry said today, one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years. The migrants were of Tunisian and other nationalities and the search operation …

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