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US warns India, others over oil export sanctions On Venezuela

The hardline US National Security Adviser John Bolton has issued a warning to India against buying Venezuelan oil, saying it "will not be forgotten" and that Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Alberto Arreaza has countered that it was an attempt to impose Washington's global "dictatorship".

China: Beijing calls for non-interference in Venezuela's internal affairs

China is in favor of respecting the principles of the UN and non-interference in the Venezuelan internal affairs, said the spokesperson for Russian MFA Geng Shuang.

Iran MFA: Warsaw Conference was destined to fail

The two-day summit in Warsaw failed to produce any decisions against Tehran, the spokesperson for Iranian MFA Bahram Qassemi.

Trump plans to declare national emergency

President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency to get funding for the construction of the wall on Mexico border.

Polish FM: EU shares US opinion on Iran

Poland’s foreign minister says the European Union shares the view of the United States that Iran currently plays a negative role in the Middle East but have differences on what should be done about it, AP reported.

Russia, Turkey, Iran to hold Syria talks in Astana

Russia, Turkey and Iran are set to hold a next round of talks on Syria on November 28 and 29 in the Kazakh capital Astana, Aljazeera reports, citing Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov.

Pompeo calls Iran more destabilizing than N. Korea

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo underlined the need for different foreign policy approaches to Iran and North Korea in comments published Thursday, describing Tehran as more "destabilizing" than Pyongyang, Daily Mail reported.

Rouhani welcomes US troops withdrawal from Syria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praise the US intention to withdraw troops from Syria, as News.am informs, RIA Novosti reported.

Turkey’s Erdogan departs for Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan departed for Sochi on February 14 to participate in the 4th summit on Syria, Anadolu reports.

U.S. senators to try again with tougher Russia sanctions bill

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill on February 13 that would impose drastic new sanctions on Russia over its meddling in U.S. elections and aggression against Ukraine, RFE/RL reports.

Disaster state declared on Colombian-Venezuelan border

The disaster state was declared in the Colombian city of Cucuta on the border with Venezuela amid the problems of humanitarian aid to a neighboring country scheduled for February 23, RT reported.

US national debt hits record $22 trillion

The US national debt surpassed $22 trillion for the first time on Tuesday, a milestone that experts warned is further proof the country is on an unsustainable financial path that could jeopardize the economic security of every American.

New round of China-US trade talks starts in Beijing

China and the United States started a new round of high-level economic and trade consultations in Beijing on Thursday morning, Chinadaily.com reports.

Michael Bloomberg to spend $500 million in anti-Trump campaign

Billionaire philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is preparing to spend at least $500 million from his own pocket to deny President Donald Trump a second term, Politico reports, citing Democratic operatives briefed on his plans.

NATO has no intention to deploy nuclear weapons systems in Europe

NATO has no intention to deploy new ground-based systems in Europe even after the INF Treaty cessation, Deputy Secretary General of NATO Rose Gottemoeller said in an interview to Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

Dubai's next super tower Burj Jumeira is coming in 2023

Construction of Dubai's next super tower, Burj Jumeira, is set to 2023, Fast Company reported.

US national debt reaches record high

The US national debt has surpassed $22 trillion for the first time.

Trump: Another government shutdown unlikely but unhappy about deal

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was not happy about a tentative immigration deal reached by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, but he did not anticipate another partial shutdown of the federal government, Reuters reported.

Macedonia officially renamed North Macedonia

Macedonia on Tuesday officially renamed itself North Macedonia, honoring an agreement to end a decades-old dispute with neighboring Greece and secure its entry into NATO.

Budapest named European best destination for 2019

Budapest was named best European destination for 2019, Budapest Business Journal reported.

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