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NATO to deploy forces at new bases in Eastern Europe in response to Ukraine crisis; ASEAN nations agree to strengthen cooperation on healthcare and environmental businesses; Gaza ceasefire negotiated; UN helicopter downed in South Sudan; and more

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NATO Plans New Bases as Poroshenko Meets Putin

UN launches aid operation in Iraq; Pope Francis wants to visit China; German ambassador summoned to Ankara over spying claims; Sri Lanka blocks UN war crimes investigators; and more 

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UN Launches Aid Operation in Iraq

UN special envoy to Syria resigns in frustration; anti-China mob sets fire to foreign-owned factories in Vietnam; Japan reconsiders constitutional use of force; Afghan Taliban appoints new commander; Nigeria ready to negotiate for return of schoolgirls; and more 

International Diplomacy on Syria Falters

India begins five-week elections process; Japan and Australia close to signing bi-lateral trade deal; US defense secretary tours China's first aircraft carrier; Nigeria becomes Africa's largest economy; UN expresses concern over violence in Venezuela; and more 

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India Begins Voting in Landmark Election

Crimea declares independence from Ukraine; missing Malayasia Airlines flight strains international co-operation; China rejects UN report accusing North Korea of crimes against humanity; Russian arms exports surge; as US withdraws from Afghanistan, Pakistan eyes unwanted military equipment; and more 

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Crimea Moves Toward Union With Russia as EU Prepares Sanctions