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Foreign Ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran meet in Beijing on April 6.

Saudi Arabia and Iran agree to reopen embassies during Beijing talks on resumption of diplomatic ties

By Adam Pourahmadi, Irene Nasser and Simone McCarthy, CNN Saudi Arabia’s and Iran’s Foreign Ministers met in Beijing on Thursday to discuss key details in the resumption of their relations following a landmark agreement mediated by China last month. In the highest-level meeting between the two sides in more than seven years, Iran’s Hossein Amir-Abdollahian

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A crab covered with oil is seen here on a beach in Pola

A sunken oil tanker is threatening biodiversity in the Philippines. And it could take months to contain

By Kathleen Magramo, CNN A slow-moving environmental catastrophe is unfolding in a marine ecosystem home to some of the world’s rarest species, including the critically endangered hawksbill turtle, as well as whale sharks, giant manta rays and dugongs. It has been more than a month since the MT Princess Empress, carrying 800,000 liters (211,340 gallons)

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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen leaves the Lotte Hotel in Manhattan in New York City on March 29.

Beijing warns of ‘severe impact’ on US-China relations as Taiwan’s leader lands in New York

By Simone McCarthy, CNN Taiwan’s relationship with the United States has “never been closer,” its President Tsai Ing-wen said after arriving in New York City Wednesday, as Beijing warned her visit could lead to “serious confrontation” between China and the US. Taiwan faced “tremendous challenges,” Tsai said from the city, where she is making the

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