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  • HOUSTON, Dec 18- An activist investor in Chevron Corp said on Monday it filed a shareholder resolution that would require the oil producer to report on the feasibility of ending operations in Myanmar, where a crackdown on minority Rohingya Muslims has been decried by the United States as "ethnic cleansing." More than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to...

  • After crossing the Naf river Rohingya refugees walk to entered Bangladesh border area at Anjumanpara in Coxsbazar, Bangladesh.

    The world awakens to Myanmar-Rohingya crisis, but finding a solution is easier said than done.

  • UNITED NATIONS, Dec 15- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday said the United States would not accept any preconditions for diplomatic talks with North Korea, saying the Trump administration and the international community would continue to pressure Pyongyang. "We are not going to accept preconditions," Tillerson told reporters after earlier...

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin says he supports efforts to repatriate children born to Russian parents who have joined the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Now that IS has suffered a crushing defeat, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov launched an effort to locate and repatriate children who were born in Syria and Iraq to Russian parents or moved there with...

  • MOSCOW— President Vladimir Putin said Thursday the U.S. is only hurting itself with investigations of alleged collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia, and the Kremlin leader vowed he won't allow the radical opposition at home to challenge the status quo as he seeks re-election. At his annual news conference, Putin also mocked his most...

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    Gold inched up in early trade on Thursday as the dollar stayed little change in the wake of the Fed's latest rate hike.

  • *Spot gold was up 0.15 percent at $1,257.11 an ounce as of 0123 GMT, after rising nearly 1 percent in the previous session. *The European Central Bank is likely to bump up some of its economic forecasts on Thursday and may debate tweaking its pledge to keep money at its current, ultra-easy level, but will ultimately reaffirm is policy stance. Deputy Attorney General...

  • *Spot gold was up 0.15 percent at $1,257.11 an ounce as of 0123 GMT, after rising nearly 1 percent in the previous session. *The European Central Bank is likely to bump up some of its economic forecasts on Thursday and may debate tweaking its pledge to keep money at its current, ultra-easy level, but will ultimately reaffirm is policy stance. Deputy Attorney General...

  • *Spot gold was up 0.15 percent at $1,257.11 an ounce as of 0123 GMT, after rising nearly 1 percent in the previous session. *The European Central Bank is likely to bump up some of its economic forecasts on Thursday and may debate tweaking its pledge to keep money at its current, ultra-easy level, but will ultimately reaffirm is policy stance. Deputy Attorney General...

  • *Spot gold was up 0.15 percent at $1,257.11 an ounce as of 0123 GMT, after rising nearly 1 percent in the previous session. *The European Central Bank is likely to bump up some of its economic forecasts on Thursday and may debate tweaking its pledge to keep money at its current, ultra-easy level, but will ultimately reaffirm is policy stance. Deputy Attorney General...

  • Christopher Hill of the University of Denver says the White House and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are at odds on North Korea policy.

  • *Dollar falls after Democrat wins Alabama Senate seat. LONDON, Dec 13- Gold prices on Wednesday held near their lowest in nearly five months as investors looked ahead to an expected U.S. interest rate increase and clues from the U.S. The Fed's policy statement and latest economic projections are due at 1900 GMT and Chair Janet Yellen will give a news conference...

  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks with reporters after meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj in Washington, December 1, 2017.

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions.

  • *Spot gold was steady at $1,243.10 an ounce at 0051 GMT, after marking its lowest since July 20 at $1,235.92 in the last session. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered on Tuesday to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions, backing away from U.S. demands that Pyongyang must first accept that any negotiations would have to be about giving up...

  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a forum on US-South Korea relations at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC on December 12, 2017.

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US is prepared to talk to North Korea when Pyongyang agrees to change course on its nuclear and missile programs.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- A Russian pipeline project that would boost Moscow's ability to manipulate European energy markets can be slowed by Denmark but ultimately Germany would be needed to stop it, U.S. State Department officials said on Tuesday. Russian natural gas company Gazprom and its European partners are seeking to build Nord Stream 2, a project to move gas...

  • NATO's Stoltenberg: Iran's nuclear deal should remain in place

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg wants concern over Iran's terror links to be treated separately from a 2015 nuclear deal.

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    Sven Mikser discusses the roles of the European Union and NATO in addressing international security.

  • President Donald Trump speaks to the press before the UN General Assembly on Sept. 18, 2017, in New York.

    The possibility that President Trump may recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has stirred opposition over fears of violence.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 4- The U.S. State Department has certified that the Honduran government has been fighting corruption and supporting human rights, clearing the way for Honduras to receive millions of dollars in U.S. aid, a document seen by Reuters showed. The document, dated Nov. 28, which was seen by Reuters on Monday, showed that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...