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EU's Tusk Slams Erdogan Threat of New Refugee Surge

EU Council President Donald Tusk condemned as attempted "blackmail" Friday a threat by the Turkish president to allow millions of refugees to head to Europe if the bloc criticises Ankara's offensive in Syria.

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The Week that Could Define Brexit

The next week will define how and if Britain leaves the European Union on October 31, or whether Brexit will be delayed for a third time.

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Officials Warned of Trump's Ukraine Policy before Zelensky Call

National security officials complained to a White House lawyer about US President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine both before his phone call with President Volodymyr Zelensky and immediately after it, The Washington Post reported Thursday.

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Iran Tanker Hit by Suspected Missile Strikes near Saudi Port

Suspected missile strikes hit an Iranian oil tanker off the Saudi coast on Friday, its owner said, the first Iranian vessel targeted since a spate of attacks in the Gulf Washington blamed on Tehran.

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New Caledonia to Hold New Independence Poll from France in 2020

France's Pacific island territory of New Caledonia will hold a second referendum on independence next year, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said Friday.

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Trump Promises 2020 Election 'Backlash' against Impeachment

An angry, energized President Donald Trump whipped supporters into a frenzy Thursday at a Minneapolis campaign rally where he predicted a 2020 election "backlash" against Democratic attempts to impeach him.

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Pressure Mounts to Repatriate and Try IS Foreign Fighters

US President Donald Trump's decision to take custody of dozens of high-value Islamic State militants from the under-siege Kurds avoided their possible release but raised the pressure on Washington and its allies to accept them for trial.

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Brexit Deal Hopes Hang on British Breakfast with Barnier

Britain and Europe's top Brexit negotiators sit down together Friday to test what British and Irish leaders say might be a "pathway" to a deal.

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Trudeau, Scheer Even ahead of Canada Election Debate, Polls Show

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals are neck and neck with Conservatives in the Canada's October 21 elections race, with neither party likely to win an absolute majority, polls showed as party leaders headed into a final debate Thursday.

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Irish PM Says Brexit Deal 'Possible' before October 31

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said Thursday after talks with Britain's Boris Johnson that he believed the EU could strike a divorce deal to allow Brexit on October 31.

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