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U.S. Lawmakers Announce Tentative Deal on Wall, Shutdown

US lawmakers announced late Monday an agreement in principle to avoid another government shutdown, with nearly $1.4 billion in money for construction of a wall on the border with Mexico, as President Donald Trump pushed his politically explosive crusade at a rally in the frontier city of El Paso.

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Russia Seeks to Vindicate Afghan War, 30 Years after Pullout

Soviet authorities themselves condemned the USSR's bloody occupation of Afghanistan, but 30 years later some in Vladimir Putin's Russia are coming to see the operation in a more positive light.

After a decade of military intervention to bolster Kabul's embattled Communist government against Islamist fighters, the USSR finally pulled out its last units on February 15, 1989.

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Brazil to Open Aid Storage Center for Venezuela, Says Guaido Envoy

Brazil has agreed to store tons of humanitarian aid at a center near the border with Venezuela, envoys sent by opposition leader Juan Guaido said Monday after meetings with Brazilian officials.

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Four Injured after Military Helicopter Crashes in Istanbul

Four soldiers were injured on Monday after a Turkish military helicopter crashed in a residential area of Istanbul, the province's governor said.

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Spain Detains Guerrilla-Style Graffiti Taggers for Stopping Trains

Spanish police said Monday they detained 18 graffiti taggers who operated in Spain and Italy, forcing trains to a standstill so they could paint them and in one case assaulting police and security guards.

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Nigeria Ruling Party Criticizes U.S. over Vote Warnings

Nigeria's ruling party on Monday hit back at the United States and other foreign allies for making "unguarded" public statements ahead of presidential polls this weekend.

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Italy's Salvini Says Ready to Talk to Ease France Spat

Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Monday he was ready to meet his French counterpart "this week" for talks following a spat which saw France recalling its ambassador from Rome.

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Police Prevent Pro-Kurdish Protest in Istanbul

Dozens of Turkish police blocked a march by pro-Kurdish opposition lawmakers in Istanbul on Monday that was organized in solidarity with a hunger striking MP who was released from prison last month.

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Angry Norway Says Russia Jamming GPS Signals Again

Norway's foreign intelligence unit on Monday expressed renewed concerns that its GPS signals in the country's Far North were being jammed, as Oslo again blamed Russia for the "unacceptable" acts.

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Britain Investigates New Skripal Suspect with Bulgaria

Britain and Bulgaria are investigating a third suspect in the Salisbury chemical attack who has also been linked to a 2015 poisoning in Bulgaria, the British ambassador to Sofia said Monday.

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