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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday vigorously defended President Donald Trump’s foreign policy actions as senators from both parties denounced Trump’s behavior, particularly at his recent summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Pompeo faced tough questioning from Democrats and Republicans during testimony before the Senator Foreign Relations Committee about Trump’s failure
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ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s parliament on Wednesday passed a security law giving authorities broad counter-terrorism powers following the lifting of the two-year state of emergency imposed after a July 2016 failed military coup. FILE PHOTO: Turkish Parliament convene to debate in Ankara, Turkey, January 12, 2017. REUTERS/Umit Bektas The regulations, which apply for three years,
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, facing charges of rebellion in Spain, said on Wednesday he would return to Belgium from Germany and continue to campaign for the region’s secession. Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont attends a news conference in Berlin, Germany, July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Spain’s Supreme Court dropped a European
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany is considering laws that would let it respond actively to foreign cyber-attacks, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer as he presented a domestic intelligence agency report showing Iran was the latest power to ramp up hack attacks on German systems. German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer attends a news conference in Berlin, Germany July
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned U.S. President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying “America should know … war with Iran is the mother of all wars,” but he did not rule out peace between the two countries, either. FILE PHOTO: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani attends a news
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