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Japan pushes U.S. to propose more U.N. sanctions on North Korea

US Ambassador in the US Security Council meeting on North KoreaUS Ambassador in the US Security Council meeting on North Korea United Nations, Aug.30 (Reuters).– Japan pushed the United States on Wednesday to propose new United Nations Security Council sanctions on North Korea, which diplomats said could target the country’s laborers working abroad, oil supply and textile exports.

The United States traditionally drafts resolutions to impose sanctions on North Korea over its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs. It first negotiates with Pyongyang ally China before involving the remaining 13 council members.

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Egypt's Sisi meets Kushner after U.S. holds back aid

Sanctions were imposed on account of the lack of progress on respecting human rights and democracy   Kushner (left) meets al-Sisi (right)Kushner (left) meets al-Sisi (right)

Cairo, Aug.23 (Reuters).– Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met U.S. presidential adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday after the United States decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid.

Two U.S. sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday that Washington had decided to deny Egypt $95.7 million in aid and to delay a further $195 million because it had failed to make progress on respecting human rights and democracy.

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Turkey's Erdogan says German leaders are enemies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Germany's ruling politicians "enemies of Turkey" who deserve to be rejected by German-Turkish voters

Erdogan lashes against Germany's leadersErdogan lashes against Germany's leaders Ankara, Aug.18.– Germany will hold a general election on 24 September, and about one million ethnic Turks living in Germany can vote. A majority of them backed Mr Erdogan in an April referendum.

"The Christian Democrats [CDU], SPD [Social Democrats], the Green Party are all enemies of Turkey," he said.

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Baltic heads of state discuss security, cooperation with U.S. Vice president

From left to right, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, the president of Latvia, Raimonds Vejonis, and Lithuanian President Dalia GrybauskaiteFrom left to right, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, the president of Latvia, Raimonds Vejonis, and Lithuanian President Dalia GrybauskaiteTallinn, July 31 (LETA--BNS).– Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid met with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, the following meeting between the heads of state of Baltic countries and the U.S. vice president focused on the region's security and transatlantic cooperation.

At a roundtable on cyber issues and innovation in Kadriorg on Monday, Kaljulaid said that European and U.S. citizens and businesses have been in the digital sphere for a while and that countries should not be the last to get there, the president's office reported. 

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