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US Man Pleads Guilty to Threaten Jewish Community Center:Justice Dept

14 Nov 2018 | 8:30 AM

WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Sputnik) A man in the US state of Wisconsin has pleaded guilty to sending threatening letters to a Jewish Community Center in May, the Justice Department said in a press statement.

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UNSC Fails to Shoulder Responsibility in Emergency Meeting on Gaza: Palestinian Envoy

14 Nov 2018 | 8:21 AM

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 14 (Sputnik) The UN Security Council has failed to carry out its responsibility to address the escalating situation in Gaza, Palestinian Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour said in a press briefing after an emergency meeting.

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U.S. hospital gets "all clear" after lockdown over active shooter alert

14 Nov 2018 | 5:46 AM


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Merkel Says Contemplated Whether to Seek Re-Election as Chancellor Back in 2016

14 Nov 2018 | 5:38 AM

BERLIN, November 14 (Sputnik) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has held her position since 2005, said that she has thought about not seeking re-election back in 2016, prior to the latest federal elections.

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Syrian President Assad Meets With Released Hostages From Suwayda – Press Service

14 Nov 2018 | 5:30 AM

DAMASCUS, November 14 (Sputnik) Syrian President Bashar Assad met with people from the Suwayda province who had been held hostage by the Islamic State terrorist group (IS,banned in Russia) for three months, his press service said late on Tuesday.

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Mattis, Qatari Deputy Prime Minister Discuss Cooperation in Afghanistan - Pentagon

14 Nov 2018 | 5:25 AM

WASHINGTON, November 14 (Sputnik) US Secretary of Defense met with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister Khalid Attiyah to discuss cooperation in Afghanistan and their countries’ bilateral military partnership, Department of Defense spokesperson Dana White said in a release.

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Pompeo Meeting With N.Korea Officials to Be Rescheduled When 'Time is Right' - State Dept.

14 Nov 2018 | 2:51 AM

WASHINGTON, November 13 (Sputnik) A new meeting between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and high-level North Korean officials is expected to be rescheduled at an appropriate time, Department of State spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a press briefing.

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US hospital on lockdown over reports of "potential active shooter"

14 Nov 2018 | 2:45 AM


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PREVIEW - Two-Day East Asia Summit Opens in Singapore on Wednesday, Putin Among Attendees

14 Nov 2018 | 2:40 AM

MOSCOW, November 14 (Sputnik) The two-day East Asia Summit (EAS) will open in Singapore on Wednesday, with Russian President Vladimir Putin being among the world leaders to attend the event.

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Travel Ban Lifted on Russian Opposition Figure Navalny – Authorities

14 Nov 2018 | 1:26 AM

MOSCOW, November 13 (Sputnik) Russian opposition activist Alexey Navalny is free to travel abroad after repaying a $31,800 debt to a local timber firm at the center of a long legal battle.

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Russian, Kazakhstan Diplomats Hold Nuclear Disarmament Talks

14 Nov 2018 | 1:06 AM

MOSCOW, November 13 (Sputnik) Sergei Ryabkov, Russian deputy foreign minister in charge of disarmament, on Tuesday met with his Kazakhstan counterpart Yerzhan Ashikbayev for talks on security and nuclear nonproliferation.

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Trump Says ‘Nothing New’ in US Media Report on N. Korea Developing Missile Bases

14 Nov 2018 | 12:32 AM

WASHINGTON, November 13 (Sputnik) President Donald Trump in a statement on Tuesday said a US media report regarding North Korea moving forward with its ballistic missile program at secret sites does not contain anything new.

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33rd ASEAN summit opens with call for multilateralism, international cooperation

13 Nov 2018 | 9:29 PM

Singapore, Nov 13 (Xinhua) The 33rd summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) opened here on Tuesday, with a call for upholding multilateralism and international cooperation.

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NATO chief raises concern about Chinese missiles

13 Nov 2018 | 9:07 PM

Moscow, Nov 13 (UNI) NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday has raised concern about the Chinese investment in the modern weapons including nuclear capable missiles.

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Fresh tension erupts as Israeli PM vows ceasefire with Hamas

13 Nov 2018 | 8:51 PM

By Keren Setton

Jerusalem, Nov 13 (Xinhua) Months of tensions that have been boiling over between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip have resulted in a major escalation, which began since Sunday, after a botched Israeli military operation inside the territory.

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