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Putin Says Russia Will Make New Missiles, Warns of Arms Race

Russian President Vladimir PutinVLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia would produce missiles that were banned under a landmark Cold-War era nuclear pact that ended last month, but that Moscow would not deploy them unless the United States did so first.

Amid Crisis, China Rejected Hong Kong Plan to Appease Protesters – Sources

Concrete evidence shows the extent to which China is controlling the Hong Kong government’s response to the unrest

An anti-extradition bill protester carries a barricade for blocking the road during a protest in Hong KongEarlier this summer, Carrie Lam, the chief executive of Hong Kong, submitted a report to Beijing that assessed protesters’ five key demands and found that withdrawing a contentious extradition bill could help defuse the mounting political crisis in the territory.

Queen Allows Boris Johnson to Suspend Parliament Before Brexit

Opposition leaders wrote to the queen to express their concern and asked for a meeting

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament’s ability to derail his Brexit plan by cutting the amount of time it will sit between now and EU exit day on Oct. 31, infuriating opponents who urged Queen Elizabeth to intervene.

Trump Adviser Bolton, in Ukraine, Warns of Chinese Influence

Discussed concerns with officials, including President Volodymyr Zelenskiy

FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton arrives for a meeting with Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid at Downing Street in LondonKIEV (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton warned on Wednesday of the threat of unfair Chinese trade practices during a trip to Kiev and said he had discussed his concerns with officials, including President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

U.S. Adviser Bolton Visits Ukraine to Gauge New Authorities

Zelenskiy and Trump could meet soon in Poland

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton and U.S. Embassy Charge d'Affairs William Taylor attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the memorial for soldiers killed in a recent conflict in eastern UkraineKIEV (Reuters) - John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, said on Tuesday that he had traveled to Kiev to hear the priorities of the new government following the election of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Hong Kong Government Warns of Great Danger After Weekend of Violence

Clashes included first gun-shot, arrest of 86 people

An anti-extradition bill protester carries a barricade for blocking the road during a protest in Hong KongHONG KONG (Reuters) - Illegal violence is pushing Hong Kong to the brink of great danger, the city government said on Monday, after a weekend of clashes that included the first gun-shot and the arrest of 86 people, the youngest just 12.