Skepticism runs deep at NATO as Pompeo meets with allies

Many Europeans are worried that the United States is no longer willing to exercise its leadership in NATO and that the alliance is growing obsolete.
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Years after freezing new projects, China is back to building coal power plants

In the past two years, China has expanded its coal fleet by 43 gigawatts — roughly the entire coal-fired capacity of Germany.

Ex-British consulate worker alleges he was tortured by China over Hong Kong

The former worker described being handcuffed and shackled, blindfolded and hooded, deprived of sleep and made to sit still or hung in a spread-eagle position for hours on end.

Israel strikes Iranian military targets in Syria following missile launch

An independent war monitoring group said 11 were killed, mostly non-Syrians, raising the specter of retaliatory strikes between the regional rivals.
The senior royals ties to the convicted sex offender have dominated news in Britain.
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