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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met China’s top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, in Hawaii on Wednesday amid a deep deterioration of ties between the strategic rivals, their first face-to-face meeting since last year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, speaks as Chinese Communist Party Office of Foreign Affairs Director
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TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Senior Turkish officials visited Tripoli on Wednesday to meet Libya’s internationally recognised government after helping it stave off an offensive by eastern-based forces. Libya’s internationally recognised Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj is seen with Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak during their meeting in Tripoli, Libya June 17, 2020.
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PARIS (Reuters) – Riot police fired tear gas to prevent thousands of anti-racism protesters marching through central Paris on Saturday, as a wave of anger continued to sweep the world following the death of African American George Floyd. Demonstrators attend a protest against police brutality and the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd,
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People are wearing face masks inside the Jingshen seafood market which has been closed for business after new coronavirus infections were detected, in Beijing, China, June 12, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Peter SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Authorities in Beijing have temporarily shut a major wholesale agricultural market following a rise in locally transmitted novel coronavirus infections in China’s
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Cruise missiles used in several attacks on oil facilities and an international airport in Saudi Arabia last year were of “Iranian origin,” U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council in a report seen by Reuters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends a session of the Human
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