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Iran says no OPEC member can take over its share of oil exports

1 hour 34 min ago
Iran told OPEC on Sunday no member country should be allowed to take over another member's share of oil exports, expressing Tehran's concern about Saudi Arabia's offer to pump more oil in the face of U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil sales.
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Search operation ended in Genoa, bridge death toll rises to 43

1 hour 42 min ago
The search operation for those missing after a motorway bridge collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa ended overnight after the last three bodies were found, bringing the official death toll to 43.
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Italy to launch infrastructure plan in September: official

1 hour 48 min ago
The government will launch a plan aimed at making Italy's infrastructure safe, a government official said in a newspaper interview on Sunday, after the collapse of a motorway bridge in Genoa killed 43 people.
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Iran says U.S. 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state

2 hours 4 min ago
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department aimed to overthrow the Islamic Republic, but would fail.
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Iran says it is seeking solution to sell oil and transfer revenues: IRNA

2 hours 5 min ago
Iran's vice president said on Sunday the government was seeking solutions to sell oil and transfer its revenues after the United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Tehran and slapped fresh sanctions on Iranian energy and banking sectors.
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Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets China

2 hours 7 min ago
Empty hotel rooms, idle tour boats and shuttered travel agencies reveal widening fissures in the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, which is caught in an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan.
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'Hijab is like a key': Myanmar blogger battles bias with beauty campaign

2 hours 47 min ago
Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar usually keep a low profile for fear of intimidation, but Win Lae Phyu Sin, one of the community's rare bloggers on beauty care, has gone the other way.
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Iran says U.S. 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state: tweet

2 hours 54 min ago
Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday that a newly established Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department aims to overthrow the Iranian state, but it would fail.
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U.S. missionary thrust to the center of Turkey-U.S. crisis

3 hours 46 min ago
When Andrew Brunson saw a police summons on his door in late summer 2016, the U.S. evangelical pastor thought it was a routine appointment to sort out his residency papers in Turkey, his home for nearly a quarter of a century.
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Factbox: Tributes laud Annan as man of peace and champion of rights

5 hours 20 min ago
Leaders around the world paid tribute to former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan, who died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday aged 80.
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Former U.N. chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80

5 hours 20 min ago
Former U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80, his foundation said, after decades of championing efforts to try to end protracted conflicts in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
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Promises, promises, Imran Khan raises Pakistani hopes sky high

6 hours 26 min ago
From creating 10 million jobs to building an Islamic welfare state and restoring Pakistan's tattered image abroad, new premier Imran Khan is facing a problem of his own making: runaway expectations raised by his lofty rhetoric.
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Venezuelan migrants' dreams of new life dashed by Ecuador passport rule

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 9:26pm
Tears welled up in Gabriel Malavolta's eyes on Saturday as he realized his dream of a new life in Peru was over, at least for now.
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As Philippines' Duterte starts to flag, his daughter reaches out to a Marcos

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 9:08pm
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte thinks political dynasties are bad. But the way the prevailing political winds are blowing, it looks like a dynasty of his own might be taking shape.
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White House counsel interviewed for 30 hours in Russia probe: New York Times

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 8:15pm
The White House's top lawyer has cooperated extensively with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
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Tough talks, no agreements at Merkel, Putin meeting near Berlin

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 7:40pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire during tough talks outside Berlin that ended with no clearcut progress.
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Venezuelan shopkeepers alarmed by Maduro's latest economic moves

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 6:29pm
After Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's 60-fold increase to the minimum wage, storeowners on Saturday wrestled with an anguishing decision: Close up shop or hit customers with steep price hikes at the risk of sinking the business.
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White House Counsel cooperates with Russia investigation: New York Times

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 6:25pm
The White House's top lawyer has cooperated extensively with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
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Merkel, Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 6:07pm
Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met outside Berlin on Saturday for talks ranging from the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, to Iran and a gas pipeline project that has drawn U.S. ire.
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Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles: minister

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 4:58pm
Iran will unveil a new fighter jet next week and continue developing missile capabilities as a top priority, the defense minister said on Saturday, defying new U.S. sanctions aimed at curbing Tehran's missile program and regional influence.
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