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German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting of the federal executive board of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Berlin, on October 23, 2017 on the eve of further exploratory talks between potential coalition partners. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

German Intel Report Warns Iran Seeking WMDs as Merkel Tries to Save Nuke Deal

Iran is still actively seeking to develop weapons of mass destruction (WMD), according to a German intelligence report,  in direct contradiction to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s belief that the 2015 atomic deal with the Islamic Republic ended Tehran’s nuclear weapon ambitions.

White House hunts leaker after Trump congratulates Putin

Report: Trump, Putin to Discuss Iran Presence in Syria

A deal on the pullback of pro-Iranian militias from Syria’s border with Israel is being pushed by Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of his upcoming summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.

Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk, right, and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan pose for cameras before their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010. Tusk is in Turkey for a two-day official visit.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

Turkey Renews Push for Full European Union Membership

Turkey’s push for full European Union (EU) membership will receive fresh impetus under reappointed Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who revealed Tuesday that changes are already being to better coordinate relations with the supranational body.