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For Obama, diplomatic openings on 3 fronts

For Obama, diplomatic openings on 3 fronts

Sep 22, – President Barack Obama arrives at the United Nations on Monday with diplomatic openings, the result of help from unexpected partners, on three fronts: Iran, Syria, and elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians. All three pathways are fraught with potential pitfalls and hinge on cooperation from often unreliable nations. Obama also risks […]

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Easing tensions North, South Korea set date for high-level talks

Easing tensions North, South Korea set date for high-level talks

June 10, AP Officials from both sides formally set the date for two-day high-level talks in the South Korean capital during marathon negotiations, the South’s Unification Ministry reported Monday. North and South Korea have agreed to hold senior-level talks this week in Seoul. The deal comes as a breakthrough of sorts after months of tensions […]

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Obama administration Imposed new economic sanctions on Iran

Obama administration Imposed new economic sanctions on Iran

June 4, AP – The executive order from President Barack Obama broadens a sanctions campaign aimed at crippling Iran’s economy, forcing it to comply with international demands that it prove its nuclear program is peaceful. The US believes Iran is working to develop nuclear weapons, a charge that Iran denies. The Obama administration imposed new […]

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North Korean envoy warns China ‘No guarantee of peace,’

North Korean envoy warns China ‘No guarantee of peace,’

BEIJING (AP) — North Korean Vice Marshal Choe Ryong Hae’s visit was part of efforts to mend fences after Pyongyang angered Beijing with recent snubs and moves to develop its nuclear program. The official China News Service said Choe delivered the handwritten letter from Kim to Xi at an afternoon meeting at the Great Hall […]

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