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Pence takes charm offensive to EU and NATO

US Vice President Mike Pence meets EU and NATO leaders Monday at the end of a European trip aimed at reassuring allies worried that President Donald Trump might abandon them.

Kim Dotcom eligible for US extradition: NZ court

New Zealand’s High Court ruled Monday that Kim Dotcom was eligible for extradition to the United States over online piracy allegations linked to his now-defunct Megaupload web empire.

Malaysia summons N. Korean envoy over Kim body row 

Malaysia on Monday summoned the North Korean ambassador over his accusation that Kuala Lumpur was conspiring with “hostile forces” as it investigates the murder of leader Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother, the foreign ministry said.

Trump aides in back-door Ukraine peace plan: NYT

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer has given him a peace plan for Ukraine drawn up by non-diplomats, and which has outraged officials in Kiev, The New York Times reported.

Venezuela names new mining minister

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro named a new mining minister on Sunday, the latest of several appointments as he seeks to strengthen his position against opposition pressure to quit.

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