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Officials: Putin-Trump summit is coming soon

Moscow and Washington struck a deal on Wednesday to hold a summit soon between Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump, a move likely to worry some US allies and draw a fiery reaction from some of Trump's critics at home.

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What Trump's Iran decision means for North Korean nuclear talks

Just weeks before he’s set to meet the North Korean leader in Singapore, President Donald Trump announced his controversial decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal on May 8. And though Trump had promised to exit the Obama-era arrangement since his campaign days in 2016, pulling the trigger so close to his face-to-face meeting with Kim could set a weary tone for nuclear negotiations — or it could turn up the pressure on both countries to reach an agreement.

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The day after victory

With celebration still in the air, Barack Obama and his aides are turning to the daunting tasks ahead. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the challenges facing the Obama presidency.

Global Politics

A change in Iran policy?

A Bush administration official is expected to attend talks with Iran's chief nuclear negotiator this weekend, and some observers see this as an example of a changing U.S. foreign policy, as The World's Jason Margolis reports.

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The Takeaway asks former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton, what is to become of the two and half million people who are at risk in Myanmar after the cyclone.

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Things That Go Boom: Is America's foreign policy for sale?

Think tanks with nonprofit status aren't required to say much of anything when it comes to the source of their funding — whether it be billionaires or foreign governments. That can become a problem when such organizations significantly influence foreign policy — such as the Iran nuclear deal — without disclosing to whom they are financially beholden.