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  • Australian PM rejects talk of imminently recognizing Jerusalem as capital
  • Israeli premature baby born after Palestinian shooting attack dies
  • Pompeo threatens to enforce Iran sanctions as Europe protects business interests, deal
  • Second Canadian Questioned by Chinese Authorities, His Whereabouts Unknown - Freeland
  • Maduro Says Visits of Foreign Military Aircraft to Continue Amid Russian Planes Arrival
  • US Senate Advances Resolution to Pull Support From Saudi Arabia in Yemen Conflict
  • Canadian Foreign Minister Says ‘No Political Involvement’ in Arrest of Huawei Executive
  • Pompeo urges UNSC to keep arms embargo on Iran, tighten restrictions on missile program
  • Netanyahu hails Israel's improved ties with Arab, Islamic nations
  • British PM wins confidence vote by big margin
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Australian PM rejects talk of imminently recognizing Jerusalem as capital

13 Dec 2018 | 6:10 AM

Jerusalem, Dec 13 (UNI) Australia’s prime minister appeared to quash reports that he would announce his government’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday.

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Israeli premature baby born after Palestinian shooting attack dies

13 Dec 2018 | 5:23 AM

Jerusalem, Dec 13 (Xinhua) An Israeli baby, delivered prematurely after his mother was wounded in a recent Palestinian drive-by shooting attack, died in hospital on Wednesday, Israel's Shin Bet security service said.

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Pompeo threatens to enforce Iran sanctions as Europe protects business interests, deal

13 Dec 2018 | 4:55 AM

Washington, Dec 13 (Xinhua) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the United States intends to enforce the re-imposed sanctions lifted under the Iran nuke deal with "great rigor" against any party violating them.

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Second Canadian Questioned by Chinese Authorities, His Whereabouts Unknown - Freeland

13 Dec 2018 | 4:50 AM

Washington, Dec 13 (Sputnik) Ottawa is aware of a second Canadian questioned by Chinese authorities and is working to locate him, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said during a press conference.

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Maduro Says Visits of Foreign Military Aircraft to Continue Amid Russian Planes Arrival

13 Dec 2018 | 4:43 AM

Mexico City, Dec 13 (Sputnik) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said foreign military aircraft will continue arriving in the South American country in the coming months amid the visit of Russian planes to Venezuela.

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US Senate Advances Resolution to Pull Support From Saudi Arabia in Yemen Conflict

13 Dec 2018 | 4:36 AM

Washington, Dec 13 (Sputnik) The US Senate voted on Wednesday to start debate on a resolution that would end US involvement in the war in Yemen.

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Canadian Foreign Minister Says ‘No Political Involvement’ in Arrest of Huawei Executive

13 Dec 2018 | 4:32 AM

Washington, Dec 13 (Sputnik) Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the detention of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was not politically motivated and was in compliance with US-Canada extradition agreement.

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Turkey-backed rebels say ready to join Turkey's operation against Kurdish militants in eastern Syria

13 Dec 2018 | 4:29 AM

Damascus, Dec 13 (Xinhua) Turkey-backed rebels in northern Syria on Wednesday expressed readiness to join Turkey's upcoming operation against Kurdish militia in eastern Syria, a war watchdog said.

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Pompeo urges UNSC to keep arms embargo on Iran, tighten restrictions on missile program

13 Dec 2018 | 4:24 AM

Washington, Dec 13 (Xinhua) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to maintain an arms embargo on Iran scheduled to be lifted in 2020 under the Iran nuke deal, and to take tougher restrictions on Tehran's ballistic missile program.

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Netanyahu hails Israel's improved ties with Arab, Islamic nations

13 Dec 2018 | 4:14 AM

Jerusalem, Dec 13 (Xinhua) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that Israel has improved ties with Arab and Islamic nations around the world.

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British PM wins confidence vote by big margin

13 Dec 2018 | 4:11 AM

London, Dec 13 (Xinhua) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday won by a large margin a confidence vote by her fellow Conservative members of parliament.

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Israeli army storm West Bank town, detain 2 Palestinian suspects

13 Dec 2018 | 3:33 AM

Ramallah, Dec 12 (Xinhua) An Israeli army force stormed on Wednesday night a small town north of the West Bank city of Ramallah and detained two Palestinians, Israeli and Palestinian sources said.

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Trump's ex-lawyer gets 3 yrs imprisonment

12 Dec 2018 | 11:58 PM

Washington, Dec 12 (UNI) US President Donald Trump's former long-term personal attorney, Michael Cohen was sentenced to three-year imprisonment on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a series of crimes, including campaign finance violations, tax evasion and lying to US Congress.

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Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen sentenced to 3 years in jail

12 Dec 2018 | 11:53 PM

Washington, Dec 12 (Xinhua) Michael Cohen, U S President Donald Trump's former long-term personal attorney, was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to a series of crimes, including campaign finance violations, tax evasion and lying to Congress.

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Assad, Russian delegation discussed launch of Syria constitutional commission- Moscow

12 Dec 2018 | 11:51 PM

MOSCOW, Dec 12 (Sputnik) Russia's interdepartmental delegation involving Russian defense and foreign ministries' officials was received by Syrian President Bashar Assad, the sides discussed the launch of the constitutional committee, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.

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