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Iran Widens an Already Huge Rift Between Europe and U.S.

BRUSSELS — Of all the issues dividing Europe and the Trump administration, Iran has become the sharpest, with the Europeans actively working against United States policy, placing them in league with Russia, China and Iran. Since earlier this year, when it pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal that was …

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Kim Jong-un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, which has been condemned as one of the worst suppressors of religious freedom in the world, has invited Pope Francis to visit his country, South Korea’s government said Tuesday. The invitation will be relayed by South Korea’s president, Moon …

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Interpol Chief Meng Hongwei Quits and Is Detained by China

In a startling move that could set back the country’s efforts to expand its global presence, the Chinese Communist Party announced late Sunday that the missing president of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, was under investigation on “suspicion of violating the law” and was “under the supervision” of an anticorruption watchdog tied …

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