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Trump: North Korea 'total denuclearization' started; officials see no new moves6/21/2018 10:43:43 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday North Korea was blowing up four of its big test sites and that a process of "total denuclearization ... has already started," but officials said there was no such evidence since a landmark summit last week.Assad presses assault in southwest Syria, civilians flee6/21/2018 7:55:45 PMBEIRUT - Syrian government forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest with artillery on Thursday, in a steady escalation by President Bashar al-Assad who has vowed to win back the area bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.East Libyan forces reclaim key oil ports6/21/2018 7:31:03 PMBENGHAZI, Libya - East Libyan forces said on Thursday they had retaken the shuttered oil ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf, hours after clashes resumed south of Ras Lanuf during a counter-attack by rival factions.Despite Trump order, border child separations could go on: legal experts6/21/2018 9:10:28 PM - The much-vilified U.S. policy of separating children from parents who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border could continue under certain circumstances because of ambiguous language in President Donald Trump's order meant to end the practice, legal experts said.U.S. bombs Syrian army position near Tanf: pro-Assad commander6/21/2018 11:54:13 PMAMMAN - A Syrian army officer was killed in a U.S strike on a Syrian army outpost near a U.S. base close to the Iraqi-Syrian border, a commander in the regional alliance supporting President Bashar al-Assad told Reuters.Yemen's Houthis indicate willingness to hand over port to U.N.: sources6/22/2018 12:35:06 AMWASHINGTON - Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis have indicated they would be willing to hand over management of Hodeidah port to the United Nations, a potential breakthrough in a conflict that has caused the world's worst humanitarian crisis, sources familiar with the efforts said.U.S. State Department imposes visa ban on several DRCongo officials6/22/2018 12:45:32 AMWASHINGTON - The United States said on Thursday it had imposed visa bans on several senior officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo for corruption tied to the country's electoral process to send a "strong signal" about the need for a peaceful transfer of power.Italy and Germany clash as migration rows split EU6/21/2018 6:04:42 PMBRUSSELS/ROME - Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday a draft EU accord on migration had been withdrawn after he clashed with Chancellor Angela Merkel over an issue that is splitting Europe.More time needed to achieve peace, South Sudan rebels say6/21/2018 9:42:51 PMJUBA - South Sudanese rebels said on Thursday that more time is needed to secure lasting peace in the country and it would be necessary to address the root causes of a civil war.U.S. welcomes Ethiopia-Eritrea peace moves: State Dept6/22/2018 1:31:19 AMWASHINGTON - The United States is encouraged by recent progress Ethiopia and Eritrea have made toward resolving their longstanding differences, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.