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Ex-US envoy upbeat on Greece’s regional status

Amid the downturn in bilateral relations between the US and NATO ally Turkey, sealed by Ankara's purchase of a Russian missile defense system, Washington looks to Greece as a factor of regional stability, former American ambassador Nicholas Burns said in an interview with Sunday's Kathimerini, in which he expressed optimism over the prospects created by last year's Prespes accord.

The US is Ready to Resume Direct Talks with North Korea on its Nuclear Program

The United States is ready to resume direct business discussions with North Korea over its nuclear program, said North Korea's special envoy for the DPRK, Stephen Biegun, in Seoul, reported BTA. 
Bilateral talks have stalled since the failure of the second Hanoi summit in February between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

How digital TPP could help world chart digital way forward

In the fall of 2016, both the Republican and Democratic candidates for the US presidency came out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a huge trade deal that would have tied together economies comprising roughly 40 percent of global GDP. Donald Trump would go on to withdraw the US from TPP in his very first week in office. The "America First" era had officially begun.

It is Believed that Osama bin Laden's Son Was Killed in an Air Strike

Hamza Bin Laden, the son of the founder of the al-Qaeda terrorist network - Osama Bin Laden, was killed during an air strike.

This is claimed by US media, citing their intelligence sources. It is not clear exactly when and where Hamza died, but it is believed that this has happened in the last two years.

The Pentagon did not comment on the information.

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