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IAEA Confirms Death of UNs Nuclear Watchdog Chief Yukiya Amano

NEW YORK – The United Nations’ nuclear watchdog, the Interational Atomic Energy Agency, said Monday that its chief, Yukiya Amano, who has been in poor health for some time, has died. “The Secretariat of the International Atomic Energy Agency regrets

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Breaking News Two Elite Iranian Guards Dead in Clash With Terrorists

TEHRAN – Two Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) servicemen were killed in an attack by militants in southeastern Iran, local media reported on Sunday. The incident took place near the city of Saravan in Sistan and Baluchestan Province, close to

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Breaking News Taliban open to Intra Afghan Talks in Uzbekistan says Spokesman

KABUL – The Taliban will consider taking part in the next intra-Afghan peace conference in Uzbekistan as soon as they receive an invitation, a Taliban spokesman said on Saturday. Afghanistan’s 1TV channel cited sources who attended the recent conference in

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Iran Guards Confirm Confiscating British Tanker in Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards announced Friday they had confiscated a British tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz for breaking “international maritime rules”. The Stena Impero tanker “was confiscated by the Revolutionary Guards at the request of Hormozgan Ports

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Saudi Arabia has Decided to Host Us Troops Ministry

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia has decided to host US troops in a joint move with Washington to boost security and stability in the region, the kingdom’s defence ministry said, as tensions soar in the Gulf. “Based on mutual cooperation between

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Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker in Persian Gulf Over Fuel Smuggling

TEHRAN – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Thursday they had detained a “foreign tanker” and 12 of its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf over the weekend. The tanker was seized on Sunday “south of the (Iranian) island of

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US Bars Turkey From F-35 Program over Russian missile Defence System

WASHINGTON – The White House confirmed Wednesday that Turkey would be excluded from NATO’s F-35 stealth fighter jet program after it purchased a Russian missile defence system in defiance of warnings from Western allies.” Unfortunately, Turkey’s decision to purchase Russian

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IMF to Begin Search for New Leader as Lagarde Resigns as of Sept 12

WASHINGTON – Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the European Central Bank, she announced Tuesday. Her departure allows the IMF board to

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Crackdown on Immigrant Families starts in US

WASHINGTON – A nationwide crackdown on immigrant families will be started today to discourage a surge of Central American migrants. The operation is expected to target hundreds of families in ten cities that have recently been ordered deported by an

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ICJ to Decide Fate of indian SPY Kulbhushan jadhav tomorrow.

THE HAGUE – The top United Nations court, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) decided in favour of Pakistan as it announced its verdict on India’s petition challenging the death sentence given to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. The judgement was

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