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Trump Sets Deadline for Asylum Changes, Vows Deportation Raids

Trump Sets Deadline for Asylum Changes, Vows Deportation Raids

President Donald Trump gave Democrats two weeks to work on immigration reform and stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, but cast doubt on getting action from Congress and vowed to go ahead
Erdogan Dealt Stunning Blow as Istanbul Elects Rival Candidate

Erdogan Dealt Stunning Blow as Istanbul Elects Rival Candidate

Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu won the redo of the Istanbul mayor’s race by a landslide on Sunday, in a stinging indictment of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s economic policies and his
Boris Johnson Faces Fresh Scrutiny Amid Private-Life Turmoil

Boris Johnson Faces Fresh Scrutiny Amid Private-Life Turmoil

Boris Johnson faced fresh pressure in his bid to become U.K. prime minister amid calls for him to answer questions about a spat with his partner that brought the police to his London home and signs he
Africa Is a Key Place of Interest for Trump, U.S. Official Says

Africa Is a Key Place of Interest for Trump, U.S. Official Says

The U.S. has “intense interest” in Africa, and the perception that the continent is of little interest to President Donald Trump’s administration is incorrect, the U.S. assistant secretary of state
Billionaire Premier Sparks Prague's Biggest Protest Since 1989

Billionaire Premier Sparks Prague's Biggest Protest Since 1989

Czechs took to the streets in the biggest protests since the fall of communism, demanding that billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis resign over allegations of conflict of interest and a criminal
Australia Is Finally Debating QE, Even If Its Central Bank Isn't

Australia Is Finally Debating QE, Even If Its Central Bank Isn't

The prospect of interest rates going below 1% has prompted Australia’s economists to start exploring what much of the developed world has already contended with: the introduction of unconventional
Palestinians Protest Against Kushner's Economic Plan for Peace

Palestinians Protest Against Kushner's Economic Plan for Peace

Palestinians demonstrated in the West Bank on Monday against a Trump administration plan to raise tens of billions of dollars to boost their economy, calling it a “snow job” meant to persuade them to
Southeast Asia-China Talks on South China Sea Ahead of Schedule

Southeast Asia-China Talks on South China Sea Ahead of Schedule

Southeast Asian nations say their first draft of a code of conduct with China on the disputed South China Sea is ahead of schedule and may be finished by the end of this year.
RWE Reviews Mine Protest Damage, Says Power Plants Not at Risk

RWE Reviews Mine Protest Damage, Says Power Plants Not at Risk

German utility RWE AG is reviewing damage done by environmental campaigners who accessed the company’s Garzweiler open-pit mine in Germany’s Rhineland on Saturday.
Trump Falsely Claims Obama Began Migrant Family Separations

Trump Falsely Claims Obama Began Migrant Family Separations

President Donald Trump dismissed the plight of migrant children housed in U.S. detention centers and falsely claimed that his predecessor enacted a policy to separate kids from their caregivers after
Trump Says `Biggest Mistake' Was Naming Sessions Attorney General

Trump Says `Biggest Mistake' Was Naming Sessions Attorney General

President Donald Trump said that his biggest mistake was naming former Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions to be his first attorney general.
New Sanctions Coming on Iran But Trump Would Be Happy to Talk

New Sanctions Coming on Iran But Trump Would Be Happy to Talk

The U.S. plans to announce more sanctions against Iran, but President Donald Trump is also willing to negotiate with Iranian leaders with “no preconditions” to ensure the Islamic Republic never
Trump Says Didn’t Threaten to Demote Fed's Powell, But Could

Trump Says Didn’t Threaten to Demote Fed's Powell, But Could

President Donald Trump denied that he’d threatened to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell but said he’d “be able to do that if I wanted.”
Asean Leaders Hold Off From Demanding Citizenship for Rohingyas

Asean Leaders Hold Off From Demanding Citizenship for Rohingyas

Southeast Asian leaders held back from collectively demanding that Myanmar provide citizenship for Rohingyas even as some member nations sought more rights for the persecuted minority group.
Arab States Say Committed to $100 Million Palestinian Lifeline

Arab States Say Committed to $100 Million Palestinian Lifeline

Arab finance ministers on Sunday said they were committed to activating a so-called $100 million per month "safety net," for Palestinians, Egypt’s state-run Middle East News Agency reported.
Ethiopian Army Chief Killed as Government Says It Thwarts Coup

Ethiopian Army Chief Killed as Government Says It Thwarts Coup

The Ethiopian army’s chief of staff was shot dead by a bodyguard in what the government of Africa’s second-most populous country said was an assassination related to an attempted coup.
U.A.E. Says Tensions in Gulf ‘Can Only Be Addressed Politically’

U.A.E. Says Tensions in Gulf ‘Can Only Be Addressed Politically’

The United Arab Emirates called for deescalation and a political solution to the tensions gripping the Gulf region after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against
Iran to Take ‘New Steps’ on Nuclear Program in Two Weeks: ISNA

Iran to Take ‘New Steps’ on Nuclear Program in Two Weeks: ISNA

Iran will take “new steps” if Europe doesn’t meet a deadline in two weeks to take measures towards ensuring the Islamic Republic can reap the economic benefits of the nuclear deal, the semi-official
Asean Leaders Adopt Regional Strategy Amid Indo-Pacific Woes

Asean Leaders Adopt Regional Strategy Amid Indo-Pacific Woes

Southeast Asian nations have adopted a regional strategy in an attempt to protect their interests in the Indo-Pacific, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha said, after “comprehensive deliberations”
Iran on the Table When Russia, U.S. and Israel Gather for Summit

Iran on the Table When Russia, U.S. and Israel Gather for Summit

When top national security officials from Russia, Israel and the U.S. gather for a rare summit starting Monday, the focus will be on the country not in the room: Iran.