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China, Taiwan to Hold Historic Talks

November 4, 2015 0

BEIJING—Just weeks before Taiwan holds general and presidential elections, Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou announced he will hold face-to-face talks with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Singapore. The meeting Saturday will be the first between Taiwanese […]

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Turkey election: Ruling AKP regains majority

November 1, 2015 0

Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has won a critical parliamentary election, regaining the majority it lost in June. With almost all ballots counted, state-run Anadolu Agency said AKP had won 49.4% of the […]

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Egypt bars scores of Egyptians from traveling

November 1, 2015 0

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt has increasingly used unlawful means to prevent citizens from traveling outside the country over the past year, a report from Human Rights Watch said on Sunday, another sign of the government's […]

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US, Russia, Iran Seek to Bridge Gaps on Syria

October 29, 2015 0

VIENNA—U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting separately with his Iranian and Russian counterparts in Vienna, before international talks on Syria the top U.S. diplomat has called "the most promising" opportunity in years to […]

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Over 200 Dead as Earthquake Rocks Afghanistan, Pakistan

October 26, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD/KABUL—A major earthquake struck a remote area of northern Afghanistan on Monday, killing more than 200 people there and in neighboring Pakistan, and injuring more than 1,400. Centered 82 kilometers southeast of Feyzabad in a […]

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