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TRIPOLI Heavy clashes erupted on Sunday between rival factions on the coastal road east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to a witness and local reports. The clashes broke out when an armed group opposed to the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli tried to approach the capital and were confronted by forces
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BAGHDAD – Il premier iracheno, Haider al Abadi, proclama la vittoria a Mosul “liberata”, al termine di una battaglia di quasi nove mesi contro i jihadisti dello Stato Islamico. A renderlo noto il suo ufficio in un comunicato. Abadi “è giunto nella città liberata di Mosul e si è congratulato con gli eroici combattenti e
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BEIRUT A U.S.-Russian brokered ceasefire deal for southwestern Syria took effect at noon (0900 GMT) on Sunday, the latest international attempt at peacemaking in the six-year war. The United States, Russia and Jordan reached a ceasefire and “de-escalation agreement” this week with the aim of paving the way for a broader, more robust truce. The
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By David Morgan | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump’s eldest son, son-in-law and former election campaign manager met with a Russian lawyer linked to the Kremlin soon after Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination last year, the New York Times reported on Saturday. The meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan on June 9, 2016,
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By Paul Carrel and Noah Barkin | HAMBURG HAMBURG Leaders from the world’s leading economies broke with U.S. President Donald Trump on climate policy at a G20 summit on Saturday, in a rare public admission of disagreement and blow to multilateral cooperation. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, keen to show off her skills as a mediator
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AMBURGO – Il G20 conferma l’impegno sul clima senza gli Usa, che si sono sganciati dall’intesa. “Sul clima ci siamo resi conto che dove non c’è un consenso bisogna esprimere il dissenso nel comunicato – ha detto Angela Merkel alla fine del G20 -. Sappiamo che gli Usa hanno detto che vogliono uscire dall’accordo sul
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di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – Giovedì l’ultimo appello disperato della madre di Charlie, Connie Yates:“stanno per staccare le macchine”. A rispondere Piero Santantonio, presidente dell’associazione Mitocon, una ONLUS che si occupa delle malattie mitocondriali come quella che ha colpito il bambino inglese. Mitocon è stata in contatto con un’equipe internazionale occupata nello studio di soluzioni terapeutiche
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TOKYO Two U.S bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement on Friday, asserting the right to treat the region as international territory, despite China’s territorial claims in the busy waterway. Before their flight on Thursday, the two B-1Bs trained with Japanese jet fighters in the neighboring
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By Tom Miles | CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed in the early hours of Friday, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said after a stormy final session. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement of all the delegations and different parties
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HAMBURG “Welcome to Hell”. That’s the greeting for U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders from anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg who aim to disrupt the G20 summit, already rife with tensions over trade and climate change. Thousands of protesters from around Europe were pouring into the port city to join big demonstrations later. Police
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By Rodi Said and Dominic Evans | QAMISHLI, Syria/ANKARA QAMISHLI, Syria/ANKARA The head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Wednesday that Turkish military deployments near Kurdish-held areas of northwestern Syria amounted to a “declaration of war” which could trigger clashes within days. Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus retorted that his country was
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By Diego Oré and Silene Ramírez | CARACAS CARACAS The Venezuelan police officer who staged a helicopter attack on government buildings in Caracas last week appeared in an internet video on Wednesday vowing to continue fighting for the “liberation” of his country. And in another chaotic day for Venezuela, convulsed by protests since April, pro-government
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