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Hillary Clinton 'under enormous pressure' to run in 2020

Former Secretary of State and ex-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has no intention to join the 2020 race.

Two reported dead as Venice flooded by highest tide in 50 years

The mayor of Venice is poised to declare a state of emergency after the city was hit by the highest tide in more than 50 years, with another surge expected to cause further widespread flooding and destruction on Wednesday, The Guardian reports.

Meghan and Harry to 'skip Christmas with the Queen and spend it with Duchess's mum'

Prince Harry and Meghan may not come back to the UK for Christmas - deciding instead to spend it in America with Meghan’s mum instead, Daily Mirror reports.

Trump offers trade deal, sanctions workaround to Erdogan for better U.S.-Turkey relations

U.S. President Donald Trump has offered Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, due to visit the White House on Wednesday, a package of inducements for better U.S.-Turkey relations that is virtually identical to those the administration proposed last month in a failed effort to stop Turkey’s invasion of Syria, The Washington Post reports.

Bolivian Senator Jeanine Ánez declares herself interim president

Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine Anez has declared herself interim president of the South American country following Evo Morales' resignation, BBC News reported.

Peru closing its embassy in Baku

Peru is closing its embassy in Azerbaijan, the embassy reported on its Facebook page, according to Azerbaijani mass media, news.am reports.

Kremlin comments on Nazarbayev’s offer to arrange meeting between Putin and Zelensky in Kazakhstan

Kremlin commented on the proposal of first President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to arrange a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky, stating that that meeting should be well-prepared.

Park in southeastern Turkey built atop Assyrian, Armenian graves

A plot of land in Turkey’s southeastern Mardin province containing Assyrian and Armenian graves has been transformed into a park, Ahval Turkish news outlet reported, citing left-wing news site Duvar.

Kazakhstan’s first President offers to arrange meeting between Putin, Zelensky

Kazakhstan’s first President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the fifth annual session of the Astana Club that he had offered to arrange a meeting between Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Vladimir Zelensky of Ukraine, reports TASS.

Bolivia’s defense minister resigns amid protests

Bolivian Defense Minister Javier Zavaleta has announced his resignation amid the ongoing protests that have gripped the country, the South American country’s Defense Ministry wrote on its Twitter account, reports TASS.

US urges early Iraq polls, end to to violence against protesters

The United States urged Iraqi authorities to hold early polls and carry out electoral reforms and called for an end to the violence that has left hundreds of protesters dead, AFP reported.

Turkey should scrap Russian missile system or face U.S. sanctions – White House official

The United States is very upset about Turkey’s purchase of Russian missile defense systems and could impose sanctions on Ankara if it does not “get rid” of them, White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said on Sunday, according to Reuters.

Bolivian President Morales resigns amid election protests

Bolivian President Evo Morales has resigned after nearly 14 years in power, amid turmoil following his disputed re-election last month, BBC News reported.

Court fines Trump $2 million for charity foundation misuse

US President Donald Trump was ordered to pay $2 million (€1.8 million) to several charities after he misused his own charity foundation to further business and political interests, DW reported.

China will not join Russia-US disarmament talks

China is ready to reduce its nuclear arsenals, but Beijing is not planning to join the talks between Moscow and Washington on disarmament, Director-General of the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Department of Arms Control Fu Cong said on Friday, reports TASS.

Twitter page of Erdogan's party blocked due to fake followers

Twitter has blocked the page of the Diyarbakir office of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party due to fake followers.

Trump informs about “a very good call” with Erdogan

U.S. President Donald Trump told about “a very good call” with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Iran begins uranium enrichment process at Fordow facility

Iran has begun enriching uranium at a Fordow facility, TASS reported referring to Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, news.am informs.

Erdogan, Trump to meet in Washington on November 13

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and US President Donald Trump held a phone call Wednesday, reaffirming their meeting in Washington, DC on November 13, Anadolu News Agency reported.

Schools in Indian capital reopen, air quality still unhealthy

Schools in India’s capital New Delhi reopened on Wednesday after closing for two days due to a spike in air pollution that triggered a public health emergency and prompted protests by residents and environmental groups, Reuters reported.