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US hopes for ‘major’ N. Korea disarmament by 2020: Pompeo

The US hopes to see “major disarmament” of nuclear-armed North Korea by the end of President Donald Trump’s first term in 2020, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, AFP reports. Speaking the day after an unprecedented...
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Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary vow to cooperate in natural gas supply

Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary will work for the region’s energy security by developing their cooperation in natural gas supply. The pledge was made during Wednesday’s meeting in Belgrade between Bulgaria’s Energy Minister Temenouzhka...
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First gas arrives in Turkey through pipeline from Azerbaijan

The Turkish and Azerbaijani presidents on Tuesday inaugurated a key pipeline carrying natural gas from Azerbaijan’s gas fields to Turkish markets and eventually to Europe, part of a wider Southern Gas Corridor project that aims to diversify...
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Historic Trump-Kim summit ends with promise, light on substance

U.S. President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged at a historic summit on Tuesday to move toward complete denuclearization, while the United States promised its old foe security guarantees, Reuters reports. The start of...
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Spain offers to take in stranded migrant ship

Spain offered Monday to take in a ship stranded in the Mediterranean with 629 migrants aboard after Italy and Malta refused to let the vessel dock in their ports, AFP reports. The migrants, including pregnant women and scores of children, were...
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Turkey will drain ‘terror swamp’ in Iraq’s Qandil, Erdogan says

Turkey will drain the “terror swamp” in northern Iraq’s Qandil region, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, a day after the military said it hit more than a dozen Kurdish militant targets in air strikes, Reuters reports. Turkey’s...
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Malta rejects Italy’s calls to take in rescue ship with 629 migrants

  Malta on Sunday reiterated its refusal to open its ports to an NGO migrant rescue ship in the Mediterranean with hundreds of people on board, ignoring calls from Italy’s hardline interior minister to not “look the other way”. Some...
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Tzanakopoulos confident in positive outcome of Athens-Skopje name talks

I am optimistic that a deal can be reached with the neighboring country in the decades-old name row, Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos says in an interview with newspaper ‘Nea Selida’, published on Sunday. ‘The...
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China President Jinping calls out ‘selfish, short-sighted’ trade policies

Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose country is locked in a high-stakes trade dispute with the United States, on Sunday said China rejects “selfish, shortsighted” trade policies, and called for building an open global economy, Reuters...
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Flambouraris urges Independent Greeks to not hamper great opportunity for name row settlement

Greek Minister without Portfolio Alekos Flambouraris in an interview with Sunday’s edition of ‘Ethnos’ daily calls on the Independent Greeks, junior partner of the government coalition, to not hamper the great opportunity for settling...