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Presidential Elections in France: En Marche!

 04/23/2017 - 17:43
French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EFE/EPA/YOAN VALAT
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As a result of the first round of French presidential elections, Emmanuel Macron (center) and Marine Le Pen (far right) are the French people's favorite candidates.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 5:30pm
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French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EFE/EPA/YOAN VALAT

[OP-ED]: La madre de todos los ‘blufs’

 04/19/2017 - 08:02
Afortunadamente, no es solo el pánico lo que se expande, también lo hace la resistencia, que cada día crece y se fortalece. Y eso es muy bueno.
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Sí, eso es lo que retórica recalentada de Washington sobre Corea del Norte –a la que el país asiático responde en tonos igualmente belicosos – es en realidad: una sucia guerra de palabras. Pero puede estar seguro de que no están a punto de intercambiarse balas, cohetes, la madre de todas las bombas y mucho menos armas atómicas. Lo cual, por supuesto, es muy bueno.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:15pm
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Afortunadamente, no es solo el pánico lo que se expande, también lo hace la resistencia, que cada día crece y se fortalece. Y eso es muy bueno.

[OP-ED]: The Mother of All Bluffs

 04/18/2017 - 18:22
Not only panic is spreading, resistance is also growing by leaps and bounds.EFE
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Yes, that’s what the heated rhetoric coming from Washington about North Korea –and being responded to in no less bellicose tones by the Asian country – is: a nasty war of words. Rest assured that no bullets, no rockets, no mother of all bombs, not to mention atomic weapons are about to be fired, dropped or exchanged. Which, of course, is great.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:15pm
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Not only panic is spreading, resistance is also growing by leaps and bounds.EFE

Trump says US relations with Russia 'may be at all-time low'

 04/13/2017 - 04:30
Donald Trump: ‘We’re not getting along with Russia at all’.  EPA/SHAWN THEW
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President Donald Trump said Wednesday that US-Russia relations could be at their lowest point ever, adding that only time will tell how his dialogue with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, unfolds.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:00am
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Donald Trump: ‘We’re not getting along with Russia at all’.  EPA/SHAWN THEW

What's Next in Syria and North Korea?

 04/11/2017 - 03:46
U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun
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 While Tillerson is attending a G7 summit in Italy to discuss Syria and ways to counter the Islamic State terror organization, North Korea says 'ready for war' after US redeploys navy strike team

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 3:15am
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U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun

Shoot first and ask later

 04/07/2017 - 15:46
Moment of the launch of a self-guided missile from the destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) at an unspecified point on the Mediterranean Sea, early morning today, April 7, 2017. EFE / Seaman Ford Williams / US Navy / Handout
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During early hours of Friday (Damascus time), the United States government deployed a bombing to an airbase in central Syria.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:00am
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Moment of the launch of a self-guided missile from the destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) at an unspecified point on the Mediterranean Sea, early morning today, April 7, 2017. EFE / Seaman Ford Williams / US Navy / Handout

When Washington sneezes, all Europe catches a cold

 03/29/2017 - 12:30
Foto de archivo: EFE/MATTHEW CAVANAUGH
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The reversion of the famous nineteenth-century proverb is the accurate description of what seems to be happening in international politics: roles have not only been reversed, but are now traversing an ocean.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:45am
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Archive photo: EFE/MATTHEW CAVANAUGH

Rex Tillerson: 'I didn't want this job …"

 03/22/2017 - 03:17
Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Tuesday met in Washington with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and various lawmakers. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Rex Tillerson will miss Nato talks for China meeting and visit to Russia

 03/21/2017 - 03:46
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a joint press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not seen) at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Mar. 18, 2017. EPA/LINTAO ZHANG / POOL
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The U.S. secretary of state is reportedly considering skipping what would have been his first meeting of NATO foreign ministers in April to attend President Trump’s expected talks with the Chinese president.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a joint press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not seen) at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Mar. 18, 2017. EPA/LINTAO ZHANG / POOL

Merkel-Trump Visit: "It Could Have Been a Lot Worst"

 03/20/2017 - 03:57

Despite their differences in important issues like the refugees, the role of the US in NATO and the future of the European Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Washington last Friday wasn't that bad as expected. 

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 3:00am
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US President Donald J. Trump (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) speak during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 17 March 2017. Merkel's original visit on 14 March had to be postponed due to bad weather. (Alemania, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/CLEMENS BILAN

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