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Pakistan 'Ready to Talk' with India on Kashmir, Will Retaliate if Attacked, Says PM

Pakistan is ready to help India investigate the deadliest blast in Kashmir in decades, but will retaliate if Delhi attacks, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday as tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals soared.

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Turkey Seeks to Detain over 300 for Alleged Gulen Ties

Turkish police on Tuesday launched raids to detain over 300 people, including military personnel, suspected of ties to a group blamed for a 2016 coup bid, state media reported.

Prosecutors in Turkey's three biggest provinces -- Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir -- issued arrest warrants for 324 people as part of different probes into followers of US-based Muslim preacher Fethullah Gulen, the private DHA and the Anadolu state news agency said.

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One-Time U.S. Head of Russia Probe to Leave Office Soon

The US Justice Department official who once oversaw the Russia probe, Rod Rosenstein, plans to resign in mid-March, US news outlets reported.

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Trump Tells Venezuela Military to Back Guaido or 'Lose Everything'

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer, or stand to "lose everything," as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas Maduro's refusal to let in desperately needed humanitarian aid.

Bringing in humanitarian aid is crucial to the viability of Guaido, who has denounced Maduro's re-election last year as fraudulent and in January declared himself interim president, a move recognized by some 50 countries.

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France Rallies to Denounce Anti-Semitic Insults at Protests

Mass rallies are planned in Paris and other French cities Tuesday to denounce a flare-up of anti-Semitic acts which culminated in a violent tirade against a prominent writer during "yellow vest" anti-government protests last weekend.

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N. Korean Envoy En Route to Hanoi ahead of Trump-Kim Summit

The North Korean special representative for the US arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, apparently en route to Vietnam to meet his Washington counterpart ahead of a second summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said.

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Expelled EU Lawmakers Plan to Re-Enter Venezuela via Colombia

Five European lawmakers who were expelled from Venezuela said Monday they would try to re-enter the country via Colombia along with a shipment of humanitarian aid sent by the United States.

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Poll: Euroskeptic Forces to Gain in EU Elections

Euroskeptic populists are projected to make gains in European Parliamentary elections in May but mainstream political groups ought to retain their majority, albeit with increasing signs of fragmentation, according to opinion polls.

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Gibraltar Accuses Spanish Warship of 'Childish Behavior' in Its Waters

Gibraltar on Monday accused Madrid of "childish behavior" after a Spanish warship ordered commercial vessels to move from British-controlled waters near the tiny territory.

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Seven MPs Quit Labor Party as Brexit Tensions Mount

Seven MPs quit Britain's main opposition Labor Party on Monday, citing the leadership's support for Brexit and a growing culture of racism, intimidation and abuse.

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