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Qatar moves to facilitate Iran and US tensions in the bay USA News

Qatar's Foreign Minister has had talks with his Iranian counterpart in recent days in Tehran, which aimed to remove escalating tensions in the Gulf, a source for Al Jazeera told. The purpose of the visit was to open new avenues to solve the growing crisis between Iran and the United States and ease the fleeting situation said the high-ranking source …

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Brexit: Stephen Barclay says the PM deal is "dead" if the bill fails

Media playback not supported on your device Media script Barclay: There must be an "end point" to the Brexit call The Prime Minister's Brexit deal will be "dead" if the withdrawal count does Mr Barclay said that the bill – which paves the way for Brexit – will be considered by MEPs during the week beginning June 3. He said …

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The White House will not log on to the Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism due to freedom of expression

French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern are attending a launch ceremony with other state leaders of the Christchurch Appeal against Terrorism at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 15, 2019. REUTERS / Charles Platiau / Pool (Charles Platiau / Reuters) Tony Romm Staff Writers Covering Technology Policy Drew Harwell National Technology Reporter Covering Artificial …

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Iran news: The United States draws most staff from Iraq, because US officials say the Iranian military is likely to be behind tank attacks

US. officials pointing their finger at the elite Iranian military forces for the sabotage attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf. One week after claiming Iranian "preparations for possible attacks" on US forces in the region, the United States has ordered most government departments staff from nearby Iraq. US and Iranian officials insist that no one wants war and …

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China's African swine fever epidemic could raise global meat prices

Of those, 15,000 were killed by the virus. The other 5,000 were destroyed as a precaution. "It was a few pigs a day, it was hundreds," said Sun, a farmer and agricultural entrepreneur from Hebei province, China. "In the end, 800 pigs would be in a single day." African swine fever (ASF) is decimating China's pork industry, by far the …

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"No chance" Trump will back down in China's trade war

There is "no chance", President Donald Trump comes back in the US trade war with China, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon told CNBC Wednesday. "China has been running an economic war against the industrial democracies for 20 years," said the fierce ex-White House chief strategist, who helped create Trump's nationalist message. Bannon said former presidents – Bill Clinton, George W. …

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