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Reuters
If threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North Korea, Trump vowsI don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this.” Additional reporti
Reuters / Posted 23 minutes ago
I don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this.” Additional reporting by Michelle Nichols, Arshad Mohammed, John Irish, Parisa Hafezi, David Brunnstrom, Anthony Boadle and Yara Bayoumy at the UNITED NATIONS, Richard Leong in NEW... Read more
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Swissinfo
Macron tells Trump Iran nuclear deal 'good', irresponsible to not respect itessential to peace at a time where the risk of an infernal conflagration cannot
Swissinfo / Posted 23 minutes ago
essential to peace at a time where the risk of an infernal conflagration cannot be excluded." Macron said he made this clear to Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani when he met them on Monday. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Yara Bayou... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Macron tells Trump Iran nuclear deal 'good', irresponsible to not respect itat a time where the risk of an infernal conflagration cannot be excluded." Mac
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
at a time where the risk of an infernal conflagration cannot be excluded." Macron said he made this clear to Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani when he met them on Monday. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Yara Bayoumy)Source:... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trump vows if threatened to 'totally destroy' North KoreaI don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this." (Additional report
Swissinfo / Posted 2 hours ago
I don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this." (Additional reporting by Michelle Nichols, Arshad Mohammed, John Irish, Parisa Hafezi, David Brunnstrom, Yara Bayoumy and Anthony Boadle at the UNITED NATIONS, Richard Leong in NEW YORK... Read more
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Reuters
Trump vows if threatened to 'totally destroy' North KoreaI don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this.” Additional reporti
Reuters / Posted 2 hours ago
I don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this.” Additional reporting by Michelle Nichols, Arshad Mohammed, John Irish, Parisa Hafezi, David Brunnstrom, Yara Bayoumy and Anthony Boadle at the UNITED NATIONS, Richard Leong in NEW YORK... Read more
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Reuters
Trump says if threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North KoreaI don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this.” Additional reporti
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
I don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this.” Additional reporting by Michelle Nichols, Arshad Mohammed, John Irish, Parisa Hafezi, David Brunnstrom, Yara Bayoumy and Anthony Boadle at the UNITED NATIONS, Richard Leong in NEW YORK... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trump says if threatened, U.S. will 'totally destroy' North KoreaI don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this." (Additional report
Swissinfo / Posted 4 hours ago
I don’t think we will see any more volatility out of this." (Additional reporting by Michelle Nichols, Arshad Mohammed, John Irish, Parisa Hafezi, David Brunnstrom, Yara Bayoumy and Anthony Boadle at the UNITED NATIONS, Richard Leong in NEW YORK... Read more
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Reuters
Macron convinced Trump will see U.S. interests lie inside Paris climate dealand I continue dialogue with President Trump because I am convinced that in the
Reuters / Posted 6 hours ago
and I continue dialogue with President Trump because I am convinced that in the end he will see that it is in the interest of Americans to be a part of the Paris climate pact.” Reporting by Maya Nikolaeva and John Irish; Editing by Richa... Read more
17h
Channel NewsAsia
Western powers urge Myanmar's Suu Kyi to push for end to violenceand Russia, both permanent veto wielding members of the Security Council, to bl
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
and Russia, both permanent veto wielding members of the Security Council, to block any bid to censure the country over the violence. (Reporting by David Brunnstrom and John Irish; Writing by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Grant McCool)Source: Re... Read more
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Swissinfo
Anti-Assad nations say no to Syria reconstruction until political process on trackBy John Irish and Yara Bayoumy NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States, Britain
Swissinfo / Posted 18 hours ago
By John Irish and Yara Bayoumy NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States, Britain and other countries opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will not support the reconstruction of the country until there is a political transition "away from... Read more
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18h
Reuters
Anti-Assad nations say no to Syria reconstruction until political process on trackfix this because it’s vital all five (permanent Security Council members) are i
Reuters / Posted 18 hours ago
fix this because it’s vital all five (permanent Security Council members) are involved in the process.” Additional reporting by Michelle Nichols and Rodrigo Campos; Writing by Yara Bayoumy and John Irish; Editing by Jonathan Oatis and Mary Mil... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Anti-Assad nations say no to Syria reconstruction until political process on trackit's vital all five (permanent Security Council members) are involved in the pr
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 hours ago
it's vital all five (permanent Security Council members) are involved in the process." (Additional reporting by Michelle Nichols and Rodrigo Campos; Writing by Yara Bayoumy and John Irish; Editing by Jonathan Oatis and Mary Milliken)Source: Re... Read more
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19h
Reuters
France defends Iran nuclear deal, which Trump calls deeply flawedIran will further deepen the gap among the P5+1 countries,” the diplomat said.
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
Iran will further deepen the gap among the P5+1 countries,” the diplomat said. Additional reporting by Parisa Hafezi in Ankara and Jeffrey Heller in Jerusalem; Writing by John Irish and Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Peter Cooney and Le... Read more
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Reuters
Trump adviser says without new terms, U.S. still leaving climate pactof the accord before leaving the White House last month. Reporting by Jeff Mas
Reuters / Posted 20 hours ago
of the accord before leaving the White House last month. Reporting by Jeff Mason; Additional reporting by Anthony Boadle, John Irish and Valerie Volcovici; Writing by Yara Bayoumy, Michelle Nichols and Jeff Mason; Editing by Will Dunham and Mary... Read more
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20h
Reuters
France defends Iran nuclear deal, which Trump calls deeply flawedIran will further deepen the gap among the P5+1 countries,” the diplomat said.
Reuters / Posted 20 hours ago
Iran will further deepen the gap among the P5+1 countries,” the diplomat said. Additional reporting by Parisa Hafezi in Ankara and Jeffrey Heller in Jerusalem; Writing by John Irish and Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Jonathan Oatis and Pete... Read more
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21h
Reuters
Trump praises Macron, considers July 4 military parade like one he saw in Parisflawed. Trump has vowed to withdraw from the climate agreement without a reneg
Reuters / Posted 21 hours ago
flawed. Trump has vowed to withdraw from the climate agreement without a renegotiation more favorable to Washington, a step for which the international community has little appetite. Reporting by Steve Holland and John Irish; Editing by Peter Coo... Read more
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21h
Reuters
Britain says Syrian reconstruction only after political transition 'away from Assad'was speaking after a meeting of about 14 countries that back the Syrian opposit
Reuters / Posted 21 hours ago
was speaking after a meeting of about 14 countries that back the Syrian opposition including France, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States. Reporting by John Irish; Writing by Mohammad Zargham in Washington; Editing by D... Read more
22h
Reuters
Western powers urge Myanmar's Suu Kyi to push for end to violencewith China and Russia, both permanent veto wielding members of the Security Cou
Reuters / Posted 22 hours ago
with China and Russia, both permanent veto wielding members of the Security Council, to block any bid to censure the country over the violence. Reporting by David Brunnstrom and John Irish; Writing by Michelle Nichols; Editing by G... Read more
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Reuters
Trump adviser says U.S. still leaving Paris climate pactsaid while the United States could remain in it under the right conditions, tho
Reuters / Posted yesterday
said while the United States could remain in it under the right conditions, those were not there yet. Additional reporting by Anthony Boadle, John Irish and Valerie Volcovici; Reporting by Jeff Mason, Writing by Yara Bayoumy and Michelle... Read more
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Reuters
France defends Iran nuclear deal, Trump to decide soonIran will further deepen the gap among the P5+1 countries,” the diplomat said.
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Iran will further deepen the gap among the P5+1 countries,” the diplomat said. Additional reporting by Parisa Hafezi in Ankara and Jeffrey Heller in Jerusalem; Writing by John Irish and Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Grant McCool and Jonath... Read more
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Reuters
France floats idea of strengthening Iran nuclear deal post-2025on his hostile policy towards Iran will further deepen the gap among the P5+1 c
Reuters / Posted yesterday
on his hostile policy towards Iran will further deepen the gap among the P5+1 countries,” the diplomat said. Additional reporting by Jeffrey Heller in Jerusalem; Writing by John Irish and Arshad Mohammed; Editing by Peter Cooney and Gran... Read more
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Swissinfo
Criticized by Trump, Iran nuclear deal faces tough scrutiny in U.N. talksBy John Irish and Parisa Hafezi UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The 2015 nuclear de
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
By John Irish and Parisa Hafezi UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers faces a stern test at the United Nations this week as Europeans try to persuade a sceptical Trump administration to keep it, while Israel... Read more
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Raw Story
Trump and Nikki Haley to share US spotlight at United Nations gatheringhim about it. Without naming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission to t
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
him about it. Without naming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission to the United Nations to say that everyone must stand up and condemn hate. (Additonal reporting by Steve Holland and John Irish; Editing by Yara Bayoumy and Howard... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Trump, Nikki Haley to share US spotlight at UN gatheringnaming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission to the United Nations to sa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
naming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission to the United Nations to say that everyone must stand up and condemn hate. (Additonal reporting by Steve Holland and John Irish; Editing by Yara Bayoumy and Howard Goller)... Read more
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EuroNews
Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gatheringwith him about it. Without naming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
with him about it. Without naming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission to the United Nations to say that everyone must stand up and condemn hate. (Additonal reporting by Steve Holland and John Irish; Editing by Yara Bayoumy and Howard Gol... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gatheringhim about it. Without naming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission to t
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
him about it. Without naming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission to the United Nations to say that everyone must stand up and condemn hate. (Additonal reporting by Steve Holland and John Irish; Editing by Yara Bayoumy and Howard... Read more
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Reuters
Trump, Nikki Haley to share U.S. spotlight at U.N. gatheringwith him about it. Without naming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission
Reuters / Posted yesterday
with him about it. Without naming Trump she wrote to staff at the U.S. mission to the United Nations to say that everyone must stand up and condemn hate. Additonal reporting by Steve Holland and John Irish; Editing by Yara Bayoumy and Howard Go... Read more
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6d
Reuters
France says Venezuela talks to take place, warns of sanctionsthat it is ready to relaunch negotiations with the opposition and engage in a s
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
that it is ready to relaunch negotiations with the opposition and engage in a sincere and credible process.” Reporting by John Irish in Paris and Diego Ore and Brian Ellsworth in Caracas; Additional reporting by Michelle Nichols at the United... Read more
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Reuters
France says Venezuela talks to take place Wednesday, warns of sanctionsthat it is ready to relaunch negotiations with the opposition and engage in a s
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
that it is ready to relaunch negotiations with the opposition and engage in a sincere and credible process.” Reporting by John Irish in Paris and Diego Ore and Brian Ellsworth in Caracas; Writing by Brian Love and Andrew Cawthorne; Editing by... Read more
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Reuters
Macron vows Caribbean rebuild as anger rises against European powersup from one reported previously, Duncan said, while the death toll on the Briti
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
up from one reported previously, Duncan said, while the death toll on the British Virgin Islands had risen by one to five. Additional reporting by John Irish in Paris, Anthony Deutsch in Amsterdam, Kylie MacLellan in London; editing by Jeffrey Ben... Read more
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Reuters
Riot police, hooded youths clash in Paris at labor reform protestEmmanuel Macron’s reforms to loosen labor regulations. Police fired water cano
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Emmanuel Macron’s reforms to loosen labor regulations. Police fired water canons and could be seen dragging several demonstrators behind their lines, Reuters TV images showed. Reporting by Reuters TV; writing by Richard Lough; editing by John I... Read more
7d
Reuters
Macron vows to cut red tape to rebuild French Caribbean after Irmaup from one reported previously, Duncan said, while the death toll on the Briti
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
up from one reported previously, Duncan said, while the death toll on the British Virgin Islands had risen by one to five. Additional reporting by John Irish in Paris, Anthony Deutsch in Amsterdam, Kylie MacLellan in London; Editing by Jeffrey Ben... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Riot police, hooded youths clash in Paris at labour reform protestreforms to loosen labour regulations. Police fired water canons and could be s
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
reforms to loosen labour regulations. Police fired water canons and could be seen dragging several demonstrators behind their lines, Reuters TV images showed. (Reporting by Reuters TV; writing by Richard Lough; editing by John Irish)Source: Reu... Read more
8d
Reuters
Iraq holding 1,400 foreign wives, children of suspected Islamic State fightersbut gave no details. One Tal Afar resident said he had seen between 70 and 80 f
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
but gave no details. One Tal Afar resident said he had seen between 70 and 80 fighters fleeing the town in the final days of the battle. Additional reporting by Ahmed Rasheed in Baghdad and John Irish in Paris; Editing by Anna Willard, Lar... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. beefs up guards as it scales up presence in Libyapower over military appointments. “It seems that efforts are converging,” Le D
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
power over military appointments. “It seems that efforts are converging,” Le Drian told reporters during a visit to Moscow. Reporting by Isla Binnie; Additional reporting by Stephanie Nebehay, Aidan Lewis and John Irish; Editing by Mark Tre... Read more
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Reuters
France paying close attention to U.N. report on chemical attacks in Syriacrossed. She said the foreign ministry called for those behind the April 4 sar
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
crossed. She said the foreign ministry called for those behind the April 4 sarin attack on Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province, which killed more than 80 civilians, to be held to account. Reporting by Richard Lough and John Irish, editing by Larry K... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Nokia says could cut 597 jobs in France by end-2019Ministry told Reuters it would convene in the coming weeks a committee made of
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
Ministry told Reuters it would convene in the coming weeks a committee made of union and company representatives to monitor the issue. (Reporting by Gwenaelle Barzic, Dominique Vidalon, Cyril Altmeyer and Yann Le Guernigou; editing by John... Read more
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Reuters
France overseas minister says two killed in French Caribbean islands after Irmathe region. She said the government was launching an emergency plan but it was
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
the region. She said the government was launching an emergency plan but it was vital to assess the damage because at this stage authorities could not get access to the worst-hit areas. Reporting by John Irish and Cyril Camu; Editing by Hugh L... Read more
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Raw Story
Macron expects casualties, after Hurricane Irma hits French territoriessaid after a crisis meeting to assess the situation. “There will be casualties
Raw Story / Posted 13 days ago
said after a crisis meeting to assess the situation. “There will be casualties and the material damage on both islands will be considerable.” He gave no further details. (Reporting by Marine Pennetier and John Irish; Editing by Robin... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France's foreign minister sees 'positive' signs after Libya peace talksin Tripoli, which is loosely supported by militias in the west that includes Is
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
in Tripoli, which is loosely supported by militias in the west that includes Islamist groups backed by Turkey and Qatar, and Haftar, which the United Arab Emirates and Egypt support. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Hugh Lawson)Source: R... Read more
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The Star
France's foreign minister sees 'positive' signs after Libya peace talksgovernment in Tripoli, which is loosely supported by militias in the west that
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
government in Tripoli, which is loosely supported by militias in the west that includes Islamist groups backed by Turkey and Qatar, and Haftar, which the United Arab Emirates and Egypt support. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Hu... Read more
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Reuters
Nokia says could cut 597 jobs in France by end-2019Ministry told Reuters it would convene in the coming weeks a committee made of
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
Ministry told Reuters it would convene in the coming weeks a committee made of union and company representatives to monitor the issue. Reporting by Gwenaelle Barzic, Dominique Vidalon, Cyril Altmeyer and Yann Le Guernigou; editing by J... Read more
13d
Reuters
Two arrested after French counter-terrorism raid near Pariswill be in charge of the investigation, a judicial source said. There was no o
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
will be in charge of the investigation, a judicial source said. There was no one in the flat in the Paris suburb of Villejuif, and there were no arrests, the source said. Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry; Writing by Ingrid Melander; Editing by John Ir... Read more
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Reuters
French police find TATP explosives in raid on flat near Parisin several Islamic State attacks in western Europe in recent years. France’s c
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
in several Islamic State attacks in western Europe in recent years. France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor will be in charge of the investigation, a judicial source said. Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry; Writing by Ingrid Melander; Editing by John I... Read more
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The Star
France turns to armed drones in fight against Sahel militantsefficiency and limit the risk of collateral damage," Parly said. France is als
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
efficiency and limit the risk of collateral damage," Parly said. France is also working with Germany, Italy and Spain to develop a European drone, which is expected to be ready by 2025. (Reporting by John Irish in Paris; Editing by Catherine Ev... Read more
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Reuters
France turns to armed drones in fight against Sahel militantsin efficiency and limit the risk of collateral damage,” Parly said. France is
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
in efficiency and limit the risk of collateral damage,” Parly said. France is also working with Germany, Italy and Spain to develop a European drone, which is expected to be ready by 2025. Reporting by John Irish in Paris; Editing by Catherine Ev... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France appoints envoy to mediate between Qatar, Arab statesministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne told reporters in a daily briefing.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
ministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne told reporters in a daily briefing. Qatar's neighbours accuse it of supporting regional foe Iran and Islamists across the region, a charge Doha denies. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Leigh... Read more
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The Star
France appoints envoy to mediate between Qatar, Arab statesministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne told reporters in a daily briefing.
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
ministry spokeswoman Agnes Romatet-Espagne told reporters in a daily briefing. Qatar's neighbours accuse it of supporting regional foe Iran and Islamists across the region, a charge Doha denies. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Leigh... Read more
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Reuters
Europe could soon be within range of North Korean missiles: FranceFlorence Parly said in a speech to the French military. “Europe risks being wi
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
Florence Parly said in a speech to the French military. “Europe risks being within range of (North Korean President) Kim Jong Un’s missiles sooner than expected,” she said. Reporting by Cyril Altmeyer; writing by John Irish; Editing by Leigh Th... Read more
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EuroNews
France says powers must impose transition on Syrians, no role for AssadBy John Irish PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign minister said on Friday he wan
EuroNews / Posted 18 days ago
By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) – France’s foreign minister said on Friday he wanted major powers to agree on a transition calendar that would be imposed on Syrians, but ruled out any role for President Bashar al-Assad, who he said had “murdered” part... Read more
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