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Cambodia denies that demolition of US-funded facility is to make way for Chinese naval base plans

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s government on Monday officially denied suggestions that its demolition of a U.S.-funded facility at one of its naval bases is a signal that China will be granted basing privileges there, saying the work only involves planned infrastructure improvements. The statement by the National Committee for Maritime Security was in response […]

Cambodia denies that demolition of US-funded facility is to make way for Chinese naval base plans

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Cambodia’s government on Monday officially denied suggestions that its demolition of a U.S.-funded facility at one of its naval bases is a signal that China will be granted basing privileges there, saying the work only involves planned infrastructure improvements. The statement by the National Committee for Maritime Security was in response […]

US denies sending American accused of spying in Venezuela

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CARACAS, Venezuela — A senior U.S. official on Wednesday rejected claims that the government sent an American citizen to Venezuela where he’s been charged with plotting terrorist attacks and labeled a spy. Venezuelan authorities say they captured a man identified as Matthew John Heath with a trove of photos, specialized weapons and cash. They say […]

US denies sending American accused of spying in Venezuela

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CARACAS, Venezuela — A senior U.S. official on Wednesday rejected claims that the government sent an American citizen to Venezuela where he’s been charged with plotting terrorist attacks and labeled a spy. Venezuelan authorities say they captured a man identified as Matthew John Heath with a trove of photos, specialized weapons and cash. They say […]

Iran denies Taliban were paid bounties to target US troops in Afghanistan

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Tuesday denied reports it paid Taliban fighters to target U.S. forces and allies in Afghanistan. In a statement carried by Iranian media, Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh called the claims “entirely false” and said the U.S. tries to hide its “miscalculations” in Afghanistan by resorting to propaganda. On Monday, media […]

Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against American troops in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he had been briefed on reported U.S. intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan, and he appeared to minimize the allegations against Moscow. American intelligence officials concluded months ago that Russian officials offered rewards […]

Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against American troops in Afghanistan

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he had been briefed on reported U.S. intelligence that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan, and he appeared to minimize the allegations against Moscow. American intelligence officials concluded months ago that Russian officials offered rewards […]