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Mike Pompeo: 70th U.S. Secretary of State and former director of the C.I.A.
Michael Richard Pompeo is an American politician, diplomat, businessman, and attorney who, since April 2018, has been serving as 70th United States secretary of state. He is a former United States Army officer and was Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from January 2017 until April 2018.

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Belarus opposition leader leaves country [Video]

Belarus opposition leader leaves country

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanouskaya has joined her children in neighboring Lithuania, after two nights of clashes following the contested re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko...

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Trump orders bans on China's TikTok, WeChat [Video]

Trump orders bans on China's TikTok, WeChat

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday unveiled sweeping bans on Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat in a major escalation of tensions with Beijing. Gloria Tso reports.N

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'TikTok may be banned in US,' says President Donald Trump [Video]

'TikTok may be banned in US,' says President Donald Trump

The United States may ban Chinese-video sharing app TikTok, said President Donald Trump, amidst rising tensions between Beijing and Washington on a range of issues. "We are looking at TikTok, we may be..

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After India, will US ban Tiktok?: Watch Donald Trump's response [Video]

After India, will US ban Tiktok?: Watch Donald Trump's response

US President Donald Trump has said that his government is looking at banning Chinese video-sharing application Tiktok. When asked a question on the issue, the US President said they are looking into..

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Pompeo calls for pressure on 'Frankenstein' China [Video]

Pompeo calls for pressure on 'Frankenstein' China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China on Thursday and said Washington and its allies must use “more creative and assertive ways” to press the Chinese Communist Party to change..

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WHO chief calls Pompeo remarks 'unacceptable' [Video]

WHO chief calls Pompeo remarks 'unacceptable'

The head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday that reported comments by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo questioning his independence were untrue and would not distract the organization..

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India is arising partner of US in defense and security: Pompeo [Video]

India is arising partner of US in defense and security: Pompeo

United States invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the next G7 Summit. "We have invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the next G7 Summit, where we will advance the international prosperity..

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No handshakes please: Pompeo welcomed to Copenhagen [Video]

No handshakes please: Pompeo welcomed to Copenhagen

Nordic foreign ministers welcomed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Copenhagen on Wednesday - but dodged his attempts at handshakes.

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Pompeo in UK calls for 'coalition' to counter China [Video]

Pompeo in UK calls for 'coalition' to counter China

The criticism came hours after Britain suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and blocked arms sales to it.

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Pompeo urges countries to resist Chinese 'threat' [Video]

Pompeo urges countries to resist Chinese 'threat'

[NFA] U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo encouraged other nations to follow the UK's lead and push back against the actions of the Chinese Communist Party. Speaking on an official visit to London on..

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Mike Pompeo praises the UK's response to China [Video]

Mike Pompeo praises the UK's response to China

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulates the UK for their 'principled response' to China.Those measures included banning Huawei, allowing British National (Overseas) passport holders to come to..

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Pompeo praises UK for its response on Hong Kong and Huawei [Video]

Pompeo praises UK for its response on Hong Kong and Huawei

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has praised the UK's 'principled response' to Huawei and Hong Kong during a statement alongside Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab in Westminster. Report by Bassaneseg...

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Pompeo meets with PM Johnson in Downing Street [Video]

Pompeo meets with PM Johnson in Downing Street

"Welcome to Number 10," Johnson said to Pompeo as they sat in the Downing Street garden for an open-air meeting.

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Mike Pompeo meets Dominic Raab at Lancaster House [Video]

Mike Pompeo meets Dominic Raab at Lancaster House

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab for a working lunch at Lancaster House in London. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and..

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Harry Dunn's mother makes appeal to Boris Johnson and Mike Pompeo [Video]

Harry Dunn's mother makes appeal to Boris Johnson and Mike Pompeo

Charlotte Charles, the mother of Harry Dunn, has made an appeal to Boris Johnson and US secretary of state Mike Pompeo as the pair met at Downing Street.

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Boris Johnson and Mike Pompeo meet in Downing Street [Video]

Boris Johnson and Mike Pompeo meet in Downing Street

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has sat down for talks with the prime minister Boris Johnson in the garden of Number Ten, ahead of a meeting with the foreign secretary Dominic Raab later today...

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Downing Street [Video]

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives in Downing Street

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Downing Street for talks with the prime minister Boris Johnson, ahead of further meetings with foreign secretary Dominic Raab. Report by Chinnianl. Like..

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White House to Make Decision on TikTok Ban in Matter of 'Weeks' [Video]

White House to Make Decision on TikTok Ban in Matter of 'Weeks'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated they are "certainly looking at" banning the app.

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Harry Dunn’s mother makes emotional appeal to PM to make son ‘top priority’ [Video]

Harry Dunn’s mother makes emotional appeal to PM to make son ‘top priority’

The mother of teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn has made an emotional appeal for the Prime Minister to make her son “top priority” during the US Secretary of State’s visit next week.Charlotte..

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Explained: South China Sea's troubled waters [Video]

Explained: South China Sea's troubled waters

U.S. rhetoric is heating up on the South China Sea, a constant source of friction between China and five of its neighbours. Megan Revell unpicks the issue.

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U.S. to back nations whose South China Sea claims China violated [Video]

U.S. to back nations whose South China Sea claims China violated

The United States will support countries that believe China has violated their maritime claims in the South China Sea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday but stressed doing so in..

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Indians have done their best to respond to China's aggressive actions: Mike Pompeo [Video]

Indians have done their best to respond to China's aggressive actions: Mike Pompeo

Speaking on India-China border tensions, US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said, "I have spoken with Foreign Minister S Jaishankar a number of times about this. Chinese took incredibly aggressive..

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German FM complains about US threat of Nord Stream 2 sanctions

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Jaishankar discusses Covid-19 challenges with Pompeo, foreign ministers of Australia, South Korea, Brazil, Israel

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday held a meeting with his counterparts from US, Australia, Israel, Brazil and South Korea and discussed challenges related to coronavirus. Jaishankar said..
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S Jaishankar, Mike Pompeo talk over phone; discuss cooperation to contain Covid-19, Indo-Pacific

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Afghans to decide fate of 400 Taliban fighters in captivity today

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged attendees to free the detainees, promising help if the war-torn nation moves forward on peace efforts. "We acknowledge that the release of these prisoners is..
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India, US discuss Afghanistan peace process, Indo-Pacific region security in telephonic conversation

A senior US official has said that India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his American counterpart Mike Pompeo had a telephonic conversation over a wide range of topics which include..
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Is the US about to split the internet?

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he wants a "clean" internet free of "untrusted" Chinese apps.
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US Iran envoy Brian Hook standing down, Elliott Abrams to take on the role

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WASHINGTON: Iran envoy Brian Hook is leaving his post and US Venezuela envoy Elliott Abrams will add Iran to his role "following a transition period" with Hook, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said..
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Twitter will label government officials and state-affiliated media accounts

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Twitter will label the accounts of government officials and state-affiliated media outlets, following similar policies from Facebook and YouTube. The new..
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$10M reward vs. US poll meddlers

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has offered a $10 million reward aimed at preventing foreign interference in the November election, as the State Department accused Russia of waging an increasingly..
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The White House’s plan to purge Chinese tech from the internet is just bluster — for now

the white house’s plan to purge chinese tech from the internet is just bluster — for now
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces the Clean Network program. | Image: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Getty Images The US has unveiled a vague but aggressive plan to purge Chinese tech..
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Pompeo urges no vote for Cuba on Human Rights Council

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged UN members...
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US wants to eliminate Chinese apps from US app stores

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The US is expanding its China-targeted Clean Network program to include Chinese-made cellphone apps and cloud computing services that it claims are security risks, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo..
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US to submit UN resolution on Iran arms embargo next week

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WASHINGTON - The United States will submit a UN Security Council resolution next week to extend an arms embargo on Iran despite opposition from Russia and China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said..
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TikTok, WeChat and 'untrusted' Chinese apps should be removed from U.S. app stores, Pompeo says

The U.S. wants "untrusted" Chinese apps removed from U.S. app stores, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, calling out TikTok and WeChat.
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Pompeo wants Iran arms embargo extension vote at UN

The Trump administration will press ahead with efforts to extend a United Nations arms embargo on Iran despite widespread opposition to such a move at the world body, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo..
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Another Inspector General Resigns, Raising Questions About Pompeo

Stephen J. Akard became the State Department’s internal watchdog after his predecessor was fired by President Trump at the urging of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was under investigation.
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Pompeo, Taliban deputy leader discuss intra-Afghan talks

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Kabul: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Taliban’s deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar discussed the much-awaited intra-Afghan talks and the ongoing situation in Afghanistan, a spokesman..
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TikTok: Pompeo says Trump to crack down on Chinese software in coming days

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Chinese-owned software poses an "array" of security risks.
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House Foreign Affairs chairman subpoenas Secretary of State Pompeo

house foreign affairs chairman subpoenas secretary of state pompeo
Washington (CNN)The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Friday to turn over documents related to the Bidens and Ukrainian energy company Burisma...
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Chinese claims in Bhutan, incursion in India are indicative of their intentions: Pompeo

"Claims that they have now made for real estate in Bhutan, the incursion that took place in India, these are indicative of Chinese intentions, and they are testing, they are probing the world to see if..
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Pompeo says threats to US troops raised with Russia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that he and his team have warned Russian officials about all threats that Russia poses to Americans and U.S. interests in various parts of the world. (July..
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Threat from Chinese Communist Party very real: Pompeo

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The threat from the Communist Party of China is very real, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday asserting that the Trump administration has begun to take all the "right actions" to..
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Senate Democrats Issue Scathing Review of Pompeo’s Tenure at State Dept.

The report, which describes vacant key posts and a culture of disrespect and political retaliation, came days before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will give long-awaited testimony on Capitol Hill.
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Competing with China? The United States has disarmed itself

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(CNN)The Trump administration's decision to eject China from its Houston consulate on a spying accusation is the latest move in a spate of US policies and actions that target Beijing. In recent weeks,..
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US, Australia open talks focused on China

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Shares The United States and Australia on Monday opened top-level talks in which they are expected to seek a common front amid soaring tensions between Washington and Beijing. US Secretary of State..
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Pompeo’s Surreal Speech on China

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave one of the most surreal speeches of the Donald Trump presidency at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda, California, on Thursday. In his..
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'Distrust and verify': US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo charts out new appraoch towards dealing with China

Continuing with his outburst against China, he said that 'trading with China is not like trading with a normal and law-abiding nation.'
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