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Venezuela Top Agenda in Blinken’s Visit to Ecuador and Colombia

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Latin America this week to discuss efforts to tackle chaotic migration, where Colombia hosts nearly 2 million Venezuelan migrants and Ecuador also hosts large numbers. In a statement Tuesday, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said Blinken spoke the same day with Chile’s …

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Iraq Claims to Have Arrested Top ISIS Leader

Iraq said Monday it had detained a top ISIS leader and al-Qaida member who worked in cross-border operations. Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi broke the news, referring to the man as Sami Jassem, who oversaw ISIS’s financial operations and was the deputy leader of ISIS under the late Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. …

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Top US Officials Ready for Security Talks with Mexico

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken turned his focus to security talks with Mexico after seeking to calm relations with US ally France. After a Thursday stopover in California, Blinken joined Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and Attorney General Merrick Garland in Mexico City for what the State Department calls …

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