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Philippines to terminate troop agreement with US

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President Rodrigo Duterte, who has openly disapproved of the military alliance, made the decision after an ally’s visa was rescinded   Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, has told his foreign minister to give formal notice to the United States of his termination of a visiting forces agreement (VFA) between ...

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The Daily Star temporarily suspends print edition

The Daily Star

The Daily Star  BEIRUT: Lebanon’s English-language newspaper The Daily Star regrets to announce the temporary suspension of its print edition due to the financial challenges facing the Lebanese press which have been exacerbated by the deterioration of the economic situation in the country. The Daily Star’s website – http://www.dailystar.com.lb – ...

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U.N.-brokered Libya military talks begin in Geneva

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Military officers from rival factions in Libya’s conflict began U.N.-led talks in Geneva on Monday aimed at securing a ceasefire after 10 months of fighting on the outskirts of the capital, Tripoli. The so-called “Libyan Joint Military Commission” includes five senior officers from eastern commander Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army ...

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