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China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summit

China says will not allow Hong Kong issue to be discussed at G20 summitChina’s Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week. Millions of people demonstrated on the streets of Hong Kong this month against a bill that would allow people to be extradited to the mainland to face trial in courts controlled by the Communist Party. It triggered the most violent protests in decades when police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowds.



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At Kim-Putin summit, hearty handshakes and manspreading

At Kim-Putin summit, hearty handshakes and manspreadingTOKYO (AP) — The ambiance was friendly. Nice, comfy seats. An exchange of polite welcomes.



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At Kim-Putin summit, hearty handshakes and manspreading

At Kim-Putin summit, hearty handshakes and manspreadingTOKYO (AP) — The ambiance was friendly. Nice, comfy seats. An exchange of polite welcomes.



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After Kim-Trump summit collapse, North Korean leader holds talks with Vladimir Putin

After Kim-Trump summit collapse, North Korean leader holds talks with Vladimir PutinNorth Korea's Kim Jong Un made his first trip to Russia two months after his second denuclearization summit with President Donald Trump failed.



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North Korea's Kim arrives for summit with Russia's Putin

North Korea's Kim arrives for summit with Russia's PutinEarlier, at a stop on the border, Kim told Russian state television he was hoping for useful and successful discussions with Putin. “I hope that we can discuss concrete questions about peace negotiations on the Korean peninsula, and our bilateral relations,” he said through an interpreter. Kim will sit down for talks with Putin on Thursday at a university campus on an island just off Vladivostok.



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Putin-Kim summit sends message to U.S. but sanctions relief elusive for North Korea

Putin-Kim summit sends message to U.S. but sanctions relief elusive for North Korea“When Kim meets Putin, he is going to ask for economic assistance and unilateral sanctions relaxation. Moscow is unlikely to grant his wishes,” said Artyom Lukin, a professor at Far Eastern Federal University in Vladivostok. “Being a veto-holding U.N. Security Council member, Moscow can hardly afford to undermine its authority even for the sake of friendship with Kim,” Lukin said.



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North Korea's Kim will go into Putin summit needing a win

North Korea's Kim will go into Putin summit needing a winTOKYO (AP) — When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin for their first one-on-one meeting, he will have a long wish list and a strong desire to notch a win after the failure of his second summit with President Donald Trump.



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Arab leaders condemn US Golan decision at summit

Arab leaders condemn US Golan decision at summitArab leaders slammed the US decision to recognise the Golan Heights as Israeli territory at a summit in Tunis on Sunday, but struggled for further unity as Qatar’s emir left the meeting early. In a final declaration the Arab League summit said it “affirmed that the Golan is occupied Syrian territory according to international law, the decisions of the United Nations and the Security Council”. “It is true that America is the strongest military force in the world, but its decision is absolutely worthless,” League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit told a closing news conference.



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What's Next in Brexit? A Cliff-Edge and a Summit: Timeline

What's Next in Brexit? A Cliff-Edge and a Summit: TimelineMay’s team says she’s going to keep fighting to get her a done quickly enough to avoid a long extension that would require the U.K. to take part in European elections — but it’s far from clear the EU will agree. April 1: Lawmakers to vote on alternatives to May’s Brexit deal. By now the U.K. has to decide if it’s holding European Parliament elections.



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What Happens Next in Brexit? Two Cliff-Edges and a Summit

What Happens Next in Brexit? Two Cliff-Edges and a Summit(Bloomberg) — Follow @Brexit, sign up to our Brexit Bulletin, and tell us your Brexit story. 



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