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Erdogan conveys Turkey's unease over U.S. support for Kurdish militants
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday told U.S. Secretary of Defence James Mattis that Turkey felt unease over U.S. support for Kurdish militant group YPG, presidential sources said.
Mexico: Trump's NAFTA threats are a negotiating tactic
U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to scrap the NAFTA trade pact is little more than a negotiating tactic, aimed at his political base, that should neither scare nor surprise Mexico, the country's foreign minister said on Wednesday as the peso weakened.
Pakistan rejects role of 'scapegoat for U.S. failures' in Afghanistan
Pakistan has rejected U.S. criticism of its efforts to fight terrorism, saying it should not be made a scapegoat for the failure of the U.S. military to win the war in Afghanistan.
Iran, Saudi Arabia to exchange diplomatic visits: Iranian foreign minister
Iran and Saudi Arabia will exchange diplomatic visits soon, Tehran said on Wednesday, indicating a possible thaw in relations between the regional rivals since they severed diplomatic ties last year.
Massive California verdict expands J&J's talc battlefield
A massive California verdict in a lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson's talc-based products cause cancer has opened a new front in the litigation, upending the company's hopes that the cases were only gaining traction in Missouri, legal experts said.
North Korea presses rocket program, but amid signs of drama easing
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered more solid-fuel rocket engines, state media reported on Wednesday, as he pursues nuclear and missile programs amid a standoff with Washington, but there were signs of tension easing.
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