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September 11, 2018 11:39 AM Europe must face its policy failures to stop rise of far right: Tsipras

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday Europe could face an existential crisis over nationalism unless it owned up to its failure to handle a fiscal crisis and deal with an influx of migrants effectively. The economic austerity pursued by European governments had fostered fear, racism and the emergence of the far right 78

September 11, 2018 10:36 AM Pompeo said U.S. won't block Pakistan if it seeks IMF bailout: Pakistani minister

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Pakistan last week Washington would not try to block any request for a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Pakistani Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Tuesday. The remarks, which Chaudhry said Pompeo made during his visit to Pakistan on Wednesday, come in stark 71

September 10, 2018 6:00 PM Turkey says attacks on Syria's Idlib must stop, calls for ceasefire: NTV

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was reported on Monday as saying air and ground attacks on Syria’s Idlib must stop and a ceasefire must be established in the area. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan last week failed to secure a pledge for a ceasefire in Idlib from Russia and Iran, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s main backers 72

September 7, 2018 7:08 PM Iran's Guards say they killed six Kurdish militants near Iraq border

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had killed six members of a Kurdish militant group involved in a July attack on an Iranian border post, the official news agency IRNA reported. The six were part of a group of fighters from the Kurdish opposition group PJAK who had attacked the facility on the border with Iraq on July 20, killing 83

September 7, 2018 11:08 AM Mattis Makes Surprise Stop in Kabul for Talks With New U.S. Commander, Afghan Officials

The Trump administration is looking to jump-start negotiations with the Taliban while continuing to pressure it on the battlefield KABUL—U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital on Friday in an unannounced visit, amid upheaval in the senior ranks of American and Afghan officials waging the 17-year war against the Taliban and other 74

September 5, 2018 8:37 AM U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in Pakistan; to meet new PM Khan

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Pakistan on Wednesday for a brief visit on his whistle-stop tour of the region, with the war in Afghanistan and the issue of Islamist militants once again set to dominate discussions with Pakistan. Pompeo is next due to visit India, the main stop of his South Asia tour, where he is expected 95

September 3, 2018 10:38 PM Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib province

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies Iran and Russia not to “recklessly attack” Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province, saying hundreds of thousands of people could be killed. “The Russians and Iranians would be making a grave humanitarian mistake to take part in this potential 64

September 3, 2018 10:00 AM U.S. Freezes Military Aid to Pakistan, Citing Inadequate Action on Militants

Withdrawal of $300 million comes before a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Islamabad WASHINGTON—The Pentagon said it suspended $300 million in military aid to Pakistan, accusing it of not doing enough to tackle militant groups, in a move certain to heighten tensions between the two countries ahead of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit this week to Islamabad 53

September 2, 2018 3:05 PM Bomb kills one and injures 15 in cafe in southern Philippines

MANILA (Reuters) - A bomb blast killed one person and injured 15 in an internet cafe in the southern Philippines on Sunday, in the second such attack in days blamed by the military on pro-Islamic State militants. Isulan, a mostly Christian city on southern Mindanao island, was placed on lockdown to hunt down those behind the attack, Brigadier General 64

September 2, 2018 7:43 AM US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups

The US military says it is cancelling $300m (£230m) in aid to Pakistan over what it calls Islamabad's failure to take action against militant groups. President Donald Trump has previously accused Pakistan of deceiving the US while receiving billions of dollars. Pentagon spokesman Lt Col Koné Faulkner said the US military would aim to spend the money 74