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US, G7 allies to strip Russia of ‘most favored nation’ status – sources

US President Joe Biden holds a virtual meeting with business leaders and state governors to discuss supply chain issues, particularly semiconductor chips, on the White House campus in Washington , U.S. March 9, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) – …

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Maduro expresses interest in better relations between Venezuela and the United States

But he appeared to indicate he was ready to accede to U.S. demands to resume negotiations with adversaries as the first building block for any relief from U.S. sanctions that have dogged the OPEC nation for years. “We agreed to work on a program for the future, matters of interest,” …

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War crimes: how Putin could be tried before the International Criminal Court

The US Embassy in Kyiv said Friday that Russia committed a war crime by attacking a nuclear power plant in Ukraine. Alleged Russian use of cluster bombs and so-called vacuum bombs in densely populated areas with many civilians was also described as a war crime. “I want to be very …

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Ukraine. Expert says New Zealand’s actions against Russian invasion are ‘of global significance’

An international relations expert said that although New Zealand is small, the government’s position on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is still of global importance. Russian President Vladimir Putin sent troops to breakaway regions of Ukraine this week, a move that has seen world leaders sanction Russia in hopes of averting …

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JCPOA may be flat, but there’s still hope to rekindle US-Iran relations

As US-Iranian relations continue to be adversarial after Trump, any path to reconciliation should involve the US administration engaging directly with and listening to the general Iranian public, writes Kourosh Ziabari. A portrait of U.S. President Joe Biden is taped to a balloon during a ceremony marking the anniversary of …

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President Biden announces 3 key nominees

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to name the following leaders to serve as key leaders in his administration: Reuben Brigety, candidate for the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of South Africa MaryKay Carlson, candidate for the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …

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Slow down: States get infrastructure money for speed cameras

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drivers beware: Speed ​​cameras could be on their way to a location near you thanks to President Joe Biden’s infrastructure law. Under new federal guidelines released Wednesday, states can now tap into billions of federal highway dollars for traffic safety programs such as automated traffic control. They …

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US pledges to put Russia on the defensive at UN Security Council

FILE In this photo released by the State Duma, the press service of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses the State Duma, the lower house of parliament in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Lavrov said the US response contained some elements that …

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Rights groups warn Biden against blacklisting Yemen’s Houthis | Joe Biden News

Washington D.C.- When the Biden administration stripped Yemen’s Houthi rebels of the “terrorist” group label last February, it cited the potentially “devastating” effects the designation would have on Yemeni civilians’ access to lifesaving humanitarian aid. But less than a year later, President Joe Biden said the group’s re-naming was “under …

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China hits out at Japan and US after Biden, Kishida discuss Beijing in video meeting

China has denounced talks between US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Beijing with Washington and Tokyo, raising concerns about “predatory” moves by the mainland. As Prime Minister Kishida and President Biden discussed China in a virtual meeting, the Chinese Embassy in Japan said on Saturday …

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No one is able to teach others a lesson about democracy »Capital News

BEIJING, China, January 2 – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday that Chinese diplomacy has progressed in a complex and fluid international landscape, writing new chapters of big country diplomacy with features distinctive Chinese. Wang made his remarks during a year-end interview with the Xinhua …

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Despite clear division on big issues, Congress broadly agrees on China

Despite strong divisions on most major issues, Democrats and Republicans in Congress agree on at least one way to deal with China. President Joe Biden enacted a bipartisan bill just before Christmas to ban goods from China’s Xinjiang region unless companies can prove they are not made by forced labor. …

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Fierce Sino-American competition criticized – Xinhua English.news.cn

Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang (right) is seen in a broad interview with U.S. media on December 20, 2021. [Photo/china-embassy.org] Collaboration and consensus are good elements to progress, underlines the envoy China opposes Sino-U.S. Relations being defined as competitive because such a framework overshadows collaboration, and the …

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Trump says American Jews don’t like or care about Israel

US President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in the Old City of Jerusalem on May 22, 2017. Ronen Zvulun | AFP | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump, in a recently broadcast interview, told an Israeli reporter that “the Jewish people in …

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Why is Russia so adamant about annexing an independent Ukraine?

As Russian troops continue to build up along the country’s border with Ukraine, heightened tensions have brought to mind the turbulent but critical history between the two nations. Ukraine’s struggle for freedom even partially arose out of Russia’s own history. Led for centuries by a number of historic empires, a …

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What Should Democrats Do About Rising Inflation?

A customer selects eggs at a New York City grocery store on November 14, 2021. (Wang Ying / Xinhua via Getty Images) IInflation is a serious problem for the first time in decades. From the late 1960s, the inflation rate began to increase; The 1.6% in 1965 peaked at 14.8% …

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Taiwan to attend US summit for democracy as China snubbed

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – Taiwan will participate in a virtual US Democracy Summit this week after countries like China and Russia failed to make the attendees list, another sign of US support for Asian democracy. East. Hsiao Bi-khim, Taiwan’s de facto Ambassador to the United States, and Digital Minister Audrey Tang, …

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Iran nuclear talks resume, but is confidence enough for a deal?

Melbourne: With the resumption of nuclear talks between Iran, the United States and other members of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on November 29, a question looms. Is engagement with Iran likely to bear diplomatic fruit or be wasted? Negotiated in 2015 by the Obama administration (alongside Germany, …

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Bitcoin down, bitcoin city in El Salvador, ConstitutionDAO

Most of the major cryptocurrencies by market value suffered losses last week. Bitcoin is down nearly 14.6% in the past seven days, according to CoinGecko. After hitting an all-time high of $ 69,044 on November 10, bitcoin fell below $ 60,000 on Tuesday. It is currently trading at around $ …

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President Biden announces candidates for United States Postal Service Board of Governors

Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to appoint two leaders to the bipartisan United States Postal Services Board of Governors to replace outgoing Governors Ron Bloom and John Barger. Daniel Tangherlini, candidate for governor, United States Postal Service Derek Kan, candidate for governor, United States Postal Service The USPS …

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What the US can learn from the UK about wind power

EAGLESHAM, Scotland – As President Joe Biden’s administration puts its forces in the service of wind power with plans to develop large-scale wind farms along the entire coastline of the United States, the administration can examine how Europe’s windiest nation is transforming its energy grid by example of how to …

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China steps up military pressure on Taiwan

IIT WAS A deliberate provocation, patriotically timed. On October 1, the country’s national holiday, China flew 38 planes, including fighter jets and bombers, to Taiwan (one guy, the J-16, is shown). They entered the island’s air defense identification area (ADIZ), a buffer region where intrusions often trigger military alerts. It …

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When reopening offices, communication is key

In our first month, HR Brew asks the question “Where are we?” With stories that explore where we as employees and HR professionals are working physically at this point in the pandemic, as well as where we are metaphorically, as the industry grows rapidly while facing enormous challenges . Our …

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China cautiously optimistic about new US ambassador

Editor’s Note: Yuan Sha is an assistant researcher in the American Studies Department of the China Institute of International Studies. A former Columbia University Fulbright Fellow, she holds a PhD in International Politics from the China University of Foreign Affairs. Yuan has published several articles on Sino-US security relations in …

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In pictures: Afghanistan at a crossroads

NEW YORK – The situation in Afghanistan remains turbulent as the United States prepares to complete the withdrawal of its combat forces by the August 31 deadline set by President Joe Biden last month. A day after US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken reiterated continued engagement with Afghanistan despite the …

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US and allies accuse China of global piracy

WASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) – The United States and its allies on Monday accused China of a global cyberespionage campaign, bringing together an unusually large coalition of countries to publicly denounce Beijing for hacking. The United States has been joined by NATO, the European Union, Britain, Australia, Japan, New Zealand …

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Fact Check: White House National Security Adviser Misleadingly Describes Pipeline Company As ‘Not Russian’

Bash told Sullivan that President Joe Biden had “decided not to impose sanctions” on the pipeline. After Bash cited a Republican criticism of Biden’s handling of the problem, she asked, “Why are you giving in to Russia on this pipeline?” Sullivan correctly replied that Biden has “sanctioned several Russian entities“Regarding …

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2020 election lies thrive amid Arizona poll scrutiny

Arizona Republicans are still pushing the myth that President Joe Biden stole the 2020 election – a lie that ultimately culminated in the violent Jan.6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The lie continues in the review of approximately 2.1 million ballots in Maricopa County, Ariz., Launched in April. A report …

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Justice Department watchdog to investigate Democrats’ communications data entry

The Department of Justice’s internal watchdog will investigate efforts by the department during former President Donald Trump’s administration to seize Democrats’ communications data in the United States House of Representatives, confirmed the watchdog. Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office was beginning a review of “the Department’s …

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China could relax diplomacy to be a ‘reliable’ nation – World

Kyodo News Beijing, China ● Fri 4 June 2021 2021-06-04 11:45 a.m. 0 6281d9f905b49edfeb97b8e90304dc34 2 World China, United States, geopolitics, competition, trade war, Washington, Xi-Jinping Release Speculation is rife that China may start to take a softer approach to other countries, including Japan, following President Xi Jinping’s pledge to “strive …

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“ Don’t be optimistic about climate change ”

“Look,” said Jerry Brown Holyrood. “Don’t be optimistic.” The 83-year-old former governor of California refers to a book, published last year, written by Toby Ord, philosopher and senior researcher at the University of Oxford, happily titled The precipice: the existential risk and the future of humanity. We have only a …

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Is Annalena Baerbock the next Chancellor of Germany?

German voters will go to the polls on September 26. As the country’s general elections quickly approach, there is every chance that Annalena Baerbock will become the next German Chancellor at the end of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s 16-year term. For several weeks now, the Baerbock party–the Greens–takes first place in …

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Collect taxes more efficiently to avoid ‘debt trap’ chaos, IMF warns

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva. Source: A screenshot, Instagram / the_imf Global finance officials have suggested that they might consider more aggressive tax collection measures in advanced economies as a way to get the global economy out of a looming “worrisome” situation. Coronavirus pandemic– induced debt hole. The comments were …

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