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Pompeo warns Putin on Iran, Venezuela, elections

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/15/19, 12:24 pm

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday to discuss the two countries’ differences in regional conflicts around the globe.

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Civilian toll mounts in Syria’s Idlib province

International | Russian-backed airstrikes have killed dozens in the latest escalation
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/10/19, 05:45 pm

SYRIA: A brutal assault by Syrian and Russian forces Friday has killed five civilians in Khan Shaykhun, part of a “de-escalation zone” in northwest Syria following a confirmed chemical weapons attack two years ago that killed at least 89 people and injured more than 500.

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China’s extensive internal spy network

International | Report reveals monitoring in Xinjiang is more detailed than previously known
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/07/19, 02:43 pm

In a mass surveillance effort that tracks personal information and private behavior, Chinese officials are keeping tabs on whether residents in the far west region of Xinjiang socialize with their neighbors or use excessive electricity, Human Rights Watch revealed in a report last week.

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