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Britain, France seek EU Condemnation of Russia Over Syria

By Robin Emmott LUXEMBOURG, Oct 17 – Britain and France sought to persuade the European Union on Monday to condemn Russia’s devastating air campaign in Syria and pave the way for imposing more sanctions on President Bashar al-Assad’s government. After a weekend of U.S.-led diplomacy that failed to find a breakthrough, EU foreign ministers met

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World Powers Seek Billions More Dollars to Keep Afghanistan Running

By Robin Emmott and James Mackenzie BRUSSELS/KABUL, Oct 4 – World powers will convene on Brussels on Tuesday to raise billions more dollars for Afghanistan to keep the country running until 2020, but the bigger prize would be a peace deal after almost four decades of conflict. Fifteen years after the U.S. invasion that ousted

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