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Rubio: U.S. credibility is undermined if we don’t condemn allies that murder

Rubio: U.S. credibility is undermined if we don’t condemn allies that murderSen. Marco Rubio said America would need to call out Saudi Arabia if it’s proven that its government was behind the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.



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Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state electionGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative allies lost their absolute majority in Bavaria's state parliament by a wide margin in a regional election.



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Iran fears plot by US and its Gulf allies as pressure grows

Iran fears plot by US and its Gulf allies as pressure growsDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — On the same day Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting a military parade in southwestern Iran, President Donald Trump's lawyer mounted a stage in New York to declare that the government would be toppled.



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Erdogan accuses US of waging economic 'war' against Turkey as he threatens to ‘look for new allies’

Erdogan accuses US of waging economic 'war' against Turkey as he threatens to ‘look for new allies’Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused the US of waging economic “war” on Turkey amid a downturn that has seen the currency plunge. The warning came after his US counterpart, Donald Trump, escalated a feud by doubling tariffs on metals imports. Speaking in the northeastern province of Rize, Mr Erdogan said dollars, euros and gold were now “the bullets, cannonballs and missiles of the economic war being waged against our country”.



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Canada to ask allies to help cool Saudi dispute; U.S. offers no aid

Canada to ask allies to help cool Saudi dispute; U.S. offers no aidBy David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada plans to seek help from the United Arab Emirates and Britain to defuse an escalating dispute with Saudi Arabia, sources said on Tuesday, but close ally the United States made clear it would not get involved. The Saudi government on Sunday recalled its ambassador to Ottawa, barred Canada’s envoy from returning and placed a ban on new trade, denouncing Canada for urging the release of jailed rights activists. Riyadh accused Ottawa on Tuesday of interfering in its internal affairs.



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U.S. pushes allies to halt Iran oil imports, waivers unlikely

U.S. pushes allies to halt Iran oil imports, waivers unlikelyBy Lesley Wroughton and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has told countries to cut all imports of Iranian oil from November and is unlikely to offer any exemptions, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on allies to cut off funding to Iran. U.S. President Donald Trump in May said his administration was withdrawing from the “defective” nuclear deal agreed between Iran and six world powers in July 2015, aimed at curbing Tehran’s nuclear capabilities in exchange for the lifting of some sanctions, and ordered the reimposition of U.S. sanctions against Tehran that were suspended under the accord. “Yes, we are asking them to go to zero,” the official said when asked if the United States was pushing allies, including China and India, to cut oil imports to zero by November.



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Trump And His Allies Are Either Woefully Misinformed About Family Separations Or Lying Through Their Teeth

Trump And His Allies Are Either Woefully Misinformed About Family Separations Or Lying Through Their TeethOn May 7, the Trump administration announced a policy of systematically



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Pres. Trump alienates America’s allies at G-7

Pres. Trump alienates America’s allies at G-7The President first battled Canada over tariffs and trade, and then stunned the world leaders by initially agreeing to sign a joint statement and then abruptly pulling his support.



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John McCain Tells Allies: Americans Stand With You Even If Trump Doesn't

John McCain Tells Allies: Americans Stand With You Even If Trump Doesn'tSen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) used a Twitter post to reassure other members of



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Trump Threatens To End Trade With United States' Closest Allies

Trump Threatens To End Trade With United States' Closest AlliesPresident Donald Trump said Saturday at the Group of Seven summit in Quebec,



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