China state media call Trump's Taiwan strategy 'despicable'
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China state media call Trump's Taiwan strategy 'despicable'

China's state-run media says President-elect Donald Trump "speaks like a rookie" and called his suggested use of America's position on Taiwan as a bargaining chip "despicable."

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Correction: Jordan-New Cabinet story

Correction: In a story Jan. 15 about a reshuffle of Jordan's Cabinet, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the interior minister, Salameh Hamad, was moved to the post of state minister. Hamad is no longer a member of the Cabinet

'One China principle' not negotiable, China tells Trump
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'One China principle' not negotiable, China tells Trump

Responding to remarks by Donald Trump, China's Foreign Ministry says the country's "one-China principle" regarding Taiwan is not negotiable and any attempt to reconsider the issue would be self-defeating

Egypt court rules against handing islands to Saudi Arabia
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Egypt court rules against handing islands to Saudi Arabia

In landmark move, Egypt court rules against government decision to hand over 2 Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

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In landmark move, Egyptian court rules against government agreement to hand over 2 Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

In landmark move, Egyptian court rules against government agreement to hand over 2 Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

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Belfast power-sharing faces Monday deadline for destruction

The Northern Ireland Assembly faces likely dissolution for an election that could make revival of a Catholic-Protestant government more difficult

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Wilders lashes out at Dutch premier Rutte ahead of elections

Dutch firebrand populist Geert Wilders is accusing Prime Minister Mark Rutte of behaving like a "dictator" by ruling out a coalition with Wilders' Party for Freedom after national elections on March 15

UN agency chiefs urge access for aid to civilians in Syria
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UN agency chiefs urge access for aid to civilians in Syria

UN agency chiefs call for access to children, families cut off from aid in Syria, say world must not be 'silent'

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Uganda confirms Avian flu in wild terns, domestic birds

Uganda's government says tests have confirmed that bird flu is responsible for the mass deaths of wild birds on the shores of Lake Victoria

German ministers reject Trump remarks on car tariffs
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German ministers reject Trump remarks on car tariffs

Senior German officials have reacted with surprise and alienation to comments made by President-elect Donald Trump, who has said in an interview that NATO is "obsolete" and threatened Germany's automakers with hefty import taxes