Turkish Cypriots choose chief as stakes soar in Mediterranean

Turkish Cypriots are voting in a management runoff to selected between an incumbent who pledges a course much less sure

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High Russian diplomat skeptical about nuclear pact extension

Russia’s high diplomat has voiced doubt that Moscow and Washington might negotiate an extension of their final arms management pact

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Turkish Cypriots select chief with peace deal at stake

Turkish Cypriots are voting for a frontrunner tasked with overcoming deep political chasms with rival Greek Cypriots with a view

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Ambassador: Time is true for brand spanking new arms management settlement

The Trump administration has sketched out a framework that it hopes will keep away from a three-way arms race By

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Worry of Chinese language justice at core of Hong Kong issues

With Britain the most recent nation to scrap its extradition treaty with Hong Kong, the main target within the semi-autonomous

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UK considers suspending extradition treaty with Hong Kong

UK International Secretary Dominic Raab is contemplating suspending Britain’s extradition treaty with Hong Kong, after China imposed a troublesome new

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Taliban, Ghani declare three-day cease fire for Eid holiday

The Taliban and Afghanistan’s president have announced a three-day cease-fire ahead of a major Islamic holiday that begins Sunday to

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UN: Civilian deaths by Taliban and Afghan forces on the rise

The United Nations has called for an immediate reduction of violence in Afghanistan, saying civilian deaths by both Taliban and

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US blames brutal attack on Afghan maternity hospital on IS

A U.S. official says the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan carried out this week’s horrific attack on a maternity hospital

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Yemen's southern separatists claim sole control of Aden

Yemen’s southern separatists have broken a peace deal with the country’s internationally recognized government and claimed sole control of the

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Top US and Russian diplomats discuss arms control

The top American and Russian diplomats have discussed arms control and other issues as Moscow signals readiness to include some

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Afghan peace pact in chaos as presidential rivals squabble

Afghanistan’s incumbent president and his important political challenger are each claiming they received final 12 months’s election By KATHY GANNON

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