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Links for International News of the Day

Links for International News of the Day

We hope the Links for International News of the Day will help you stay abreast of happenings in the broader world that may affect your corner of it.

Afghanistan

As potential deal with the Taliban looms, Pompeo says U.S. ‘delivered’ on mission in Afghanistan. Washington Post.

Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 10 civilians, two NATO troops in Kabul. Reuters.

Iran

Iran takes further step to scale back nuclear commitments. Reuters.

U.S. Treasury warns anyone fueling Iran tanker risks being blacklisted. Reuters.

Pentagon chief says he currently has no plan to seize Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1. Reuters.

Iran says it would stick to nuclear deal for $15 billion European oil credit. Times of Israel.

Trump administration cool to French plan for $15 billion Iranian credit line. Reuters.

Iran gives Europe two more months to save nuclear deal. Reuters.

China

U.S., China agree to resume trade talks, markets jump. Reuters.

Stocks surge on Stocks surge on U.S.-China trade progress and healthy jobs data. Business Insider.

EU

Turkey plans to return one million Syrians, warns of new migrant wave in Europe. Reuters.

EU sets up tool for easier conviction of jihadist fighters as hundreds may return.  Reuters.

Russia

Putin says Russia will make new missiles, warns of arms race. Free Beacon.

Putin says he offered Trump the chance to buy Russian hypersonic nuclear weapons. Business Insider.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong braces for weekend protests as leader fails to appease activists. Reuters.

Hong Kong leader says China ‘respects and supports’ withdrawal of extradition bill. Reuters.

U.K.

PM Johnson’s own brother quits on eve of Brexit election campaign. Reuters.

European Commission warns EU-27 that Brexit divides with Britain are widening. The Telegraph.

Pence says U.K. should take no lectures as Brexit crisis rages. Reuters.

Britain rejects calls to take tougher stance on Iran as Benjamin Netanyahu meets Boris Johnson. The Telegraph.

U.S.

An American Airlines mechanic is accused of sabotaging a plane in Miami because of stalled contract negotiations. Business Insider.

Bahamas

In photos: Hurricane Dorian’s “apocalyptic” aftermath in the Bahamas. Axios.

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