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Anti-Trump Protesters to Descend on NATO Summit

About 10,000 people are expected to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump in Belgium's capital next week when he arrives for a NATO summit, police said Friday.

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Ecuador Demands Britain Grant Assange 'Safe Passage'

Ecuador urged Britain Friday to grant WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange safe passage to its territory after Sweden dropped a warrant that drove him to take refuge in Ecuador's London embassy.

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Trump Leaves U.S. on First Foreign Trip

Donald Trump jetted off on his first foreign trip as U.S. president Friday, departing from Joint Base Andrews in the Washington suburbs en route to Riyadh.

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Cyprus Talks at Crisis Point over Next Step

U.N.-backed Cyprus reunification talks have hit a snag with rival Cypriot leaders at loggerheads over a possible summit in Geneva.

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Hungary PM Slams EU Sanctions Threat

Hungarian populist premier Viktor Orban on Friday denounced threatened EU sanctions over the country's deteriorating rights situation and again accused Budapest-born U.S. financier George Soros of pulling the strings in Brussels.

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Polling Extended as Iranians Deliver Verdict on Rouhani

Polling was extended in Iran on Friday as voters flocked to deliver their verdict on President Hassan Rouhani and his troubled efforts to rebuild ties with the world and kickstart the struggling economy.

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Le Pen Seeks to Rally Split French Far-Right

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen sought to rally her divided National Front on Friday ahead of parliamentary elections next month as debate raged internally about the party's direction.

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EU's Juncker, Tusk to Meet Erdogan Thursday in Brussels

EU leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk will meet Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Brussels next Thursday, the European Commission said, following months of strained relations.

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Japan Scrambles Jets after China Allegedly Flies Drone

Japan said Friday it scrambled fighter jets after a Chinese vessel sailing in disputed waters launched a drone, the latest bout of tension in a longstanding territorial row.

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Trump Takes Perilous First Steps on World Stage

From Riyadh to Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Rome, Brussels and Sicily, Donald Trump leaves a swirl of domestic woes behind Friday to embark on a first foreign trip that will be closely watched in capitals the world over.

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