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Iran warned Tuesday it will start enriching uranium up to 60 percent purity .Such a move would bring Iran closer to the 90 percent purity threshold for military use
The dispute with Israel over the maritime boundary has held up hydrocarbon exploration in a potentially gas-rich area of the eastern Mediterranean
The total number of virus deaths is approaching 3 million, according to an AFP tally of official data
'They should know that these actions would only make the situation difficult for them,' Zarif said
Hale 'will press Lebanese officials and party leaders to come together and form a government capable of and committed to implementing economic and governance reforms'
The two leaders also signed a series of agreements before a press conference in the capital
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President Joe Biden will withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks ...
The blockades have paralysed business in almost all major cities
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin underlined the Biden administration's commitment to closer ties with Germany by announcing an increase in troop levels in the country on his first official trip to Europe
NATO called on Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine's eastern border in what the alliance says is Moscow's biggest build-up since 2014, ahead of an emergency meeting of allied foreign and defence ministers
Wright was killed just 10 miles from where George Floyd lost his life while under arrest, unleashing a months-long nationwide upheaval of protests against racial injustice in the US law enforcement system
US federal distribution channels, including mass vaccination sites, will pause the use of the J&J shot, and states and other providers are expected to follow
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Deby, 68, was first to cast his ballot at a polling station in the capital N'Djamena. He is one of Africa's longest-serving leaders and an ally of Western powers in the fight against Islamist militants in West Africa
The World Food Programme (WFP) said in a briefing in Geneva that 950,000 people are now hungry in Mozambique. It appealed to donors for $82 million to confront the crisis
Sudan will receive $400 million from Saudi Arabia and UAE to fund agricultural production inputs for this year's summer and winter seasons, the state-news agency SUNA said
Friday's vote pitted only one challenger against the incumbent - relative newcomer Zakaria Ismail Farah. The Interior Ministry data showed that he came second with 2.48% of the 177,391 votes cast
Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh won a fifth five-year term after an election boycotted by most of the opposition, securing over 97% of the votes cast, official data from the Interior Ministry showed
The UN Human Rights Office called for independent investigations, adding that those responsible for abuses should be held accountable
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The French presidency said the Iranian move was a "serious" development and needed coordination with the remaining parties to a 2015 nuclear deal, and Washington
Some refugees have been forced to relocate several times after similar clashes killed more than 200 people two weeks after a joint peace mission to the region by the UN and the African Union ended in January
Turnout in Sunday's election was at around 50.17%, electoral commission data showed
Iran at the time denied Israeli charges that it carried out the attac
US federal health agencies on Tuesday recommended pausing the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine after six women under 50 given the shot developed rare blood clots
Valery Golubkin, a professor who works at a Moscow institute studying aerodynamics, was accused of handing over secrets in a case involving an arrested physicist, Anatoly Gubanov, Interfax said, quoting a source
Turkey said on Tuesday it will host an international peace conference on Afghanistan in Istanbul from April 24 to May 4
The request will be related to restoring the port in Beirut and building electric power stations, RIA said
Experts say the Brazilian variant, known as P1, is particularly virulent and partly to blame for a sharp increase in the country's coronavirus death toll in March
President Bashar al-Assad has dismissed Syria's Central Bank Governor Hazem Karfoul, the state news agency reported ...
Companies summoned by the regulator include internet giants Baidu, Tencent and ByteDance, the owner of TikTok
'I think our assignment of an additional 500 troops speaks to the level of our partnership and our commitment to NATO,' he added
Kuleba said further sanctions against Moscow and more military help to Kyiv could help
The adjusted law, which still needs to be approved by parliament, would allow the government to impose curfews from 9pm to 5am and close schools and businesses in areas with high infection rates
The fatal police shooting of a 20-year-old Black man in a Minneapolis suburb appeared to be an "accidental discharge" by an officer who drew her gun instead of her Taser during a struggle following a traffic stop
In the region's 52 countries and territories, stretching as far east as Azerbaijan and Russia, the death toll stands at at least 1,000,288 dead, the highest of any global region.
Mexico had launched enforcement operations for rounding up immigrants transiting illegally toward the U.S. border and stepped up its efforts along its border with Guatemala
A Taliban spokesman said Monday the religious militia won't attend a peace conference tentatively planned for later this week in Turkey, putting U.S. efforts to get a peace plan anytime soon in jeopardy
"The US was not involved in any manner," Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters. "We have nothing to add on speculation about the causes or the impacts"
Negotiations between old foes Lebanon and Israel were launched in October to try to resolve the dispute. The talks, a culmination of three years of diplomacy by the United States, have since stalled
The Israeli leader, addressing reporters with visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin at his side, made no comment about Iran's accusation that Israel had sabotaged its key Natanz nuclear site
On Monday, Tehran labelled the power outage 'terrorism' and blamed it on arch-enemy Israel.
The attack was carried out at the Henry Dunant private geriatric hospital owned by the Red Cross in the upmarket 16th district, sources close to the investigation said
Navalny, 44, a prominent opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, announced a hunger strike at the end of March in protest
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