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Blinken To Speak With Lavrov First Time in War
  US Says It Has Not Seen Signs of Russia Buying Drones From Iran
  Bridge Closes in Russian-Held Kherson After Ukraine HIMARS Strike
  Ukraine Doesn't Want Old US A-10 Planes
Pelosi Invites Lawmakers for Taiwan Trip
  Senate, House Pass $280 Billion Industrial Bill Meant To Counter China
Biden Aide: Iran Deal Revival 'Highly Unlikely'
  Iran Ship Returns to Greece To Recover US-Seized Oil
Iraqis Storm Parliament To Protest PM-Nominee
item Domestic Political Surveillance: How Deep Is DoD Involvement?  by Patrick Eddington
item The Fake China Threat and Its Very Real Danger  by Joseph Solis-Mullen
item After Meeting Blinken, Shireen Abu Akleh's Family 'Still Waiting' for Justice  by Brett Wilkins
item Is Russia Expanding Its Goals in Ukraine?  by Ted Snider
item The Imaginary War
 by Patrick Lawrence
item How China Sees a Pelosi Visit to Taiwan – and Why It Matters  by Connor Echols

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The World & Ukraine/Russia
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China Rejects Report It Tried to Obtain Federal Reserve Data
China, South Korea Renew Service Sector Talks, Opening Up a 'Win-Win for Both Economies'
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Pacific Defense Chiefs Meet Against Backdrop of Rising China
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Taliban: Payments for Disabled People Will Resume in 2 Months
Amnesty International Report: Violence Against Afghan Women Rampant Under Taliban
Afghan Exports Surge in Past Three Months
Afghan Ministry: 2,000 Displaced Families to Return to Provinces
Pakistan Court Hands Power to Imran Khan Ally in Key Punjab State
Pakistani Cleric Meets Leaders of TTP in Kabul
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's Parliament Extends State of Emergency Amid Crackdown
USAID Chief Calls on China to Restructure Sri Lanka's Debt
North Korea's Kim Says Country Ready to Mobilize Nuclear War Deterrent
Bangladesh to Buy Turkey's Bayraktar TB2 Combat Drone
At UN, Iraq and Turkey Escalate Dispute Over Deadly Attack
Turkey Says Its Consulate in Iraq's Mosul Attacked by Mortar
Iraq to Receive French, American Air Defense Systems: Minister
'Shocking Disregard' for Civilian Life, Says UN Envoy of Iraq Shelling
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Iran Says Israel-Linked Agents Planned Attack on Defense Plant
Iran's Oil Earnings Soar Despite Sanctions
Khamenei Says Western Enemies Stoking Anti-Hijab Protests
Iran Seeks Stronger Regional Cooperation Amid Fruitless Vienna Talks
Iran Tells EU It Welcomes More Diplomacy, Urges US to Show It Too Seeks Nuclear Deal
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UN: Two-State Solution Will 'Deteriorate Further' if Palestinians Ignored
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US Congresswoman Calls on UAE To Release Detained Khashoggi Lawyer Asim Ghafoor
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Burundi Secretly Sent Troops to DR Congo: Rights Group
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France to Help Benin and Gulf of Guinea States Battle Militants
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