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Iran's IR-9 centrifuge, when operational, would have the ability to separate uranium isotopes more quickly than the current centrifuges being used, thereby enriching uranium at a faster pace
The Huthis have been trying to seize oil-rich Marib, the government's last significant pocket of territory in the north, since February
The video shows a scuffle between Israeli police and Ofer Cassif, the only Jewish member of the Joint List, an alliance of Arab parties in Israel's Knesset
'The measures will be subject to study after the request of the president, who called for a review of the nightly curfew,' Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said
The Civil Aviation Authority of Yemen said in a brief press statement on Friday that it was pleased to fully resume air navigation at Al-Rayyan International Airport located in the country's oil-rich province of Hadramout
'all sanctions imposed on Tehran by former President Donald trump targeted the 2015 nuclear deal, regardless of their designations, and must be removed,' Iran's FM said on Twitter
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Authorities in New Delhi and in Punjab and Rajasthan states said Saturday that they would not be able to continue vaccinations in the coming days unless stocks were replenished
Gun salutes across the U.K., in Commonwealth countries and at sea are marking the death of Britain's Prince Philip on Saturday as military leaders honor the former naval officer and husband of Queen Elizabeth II
The chaotic scenes have stirred memories of decades of Catholic-Protestant conflict, known as ‘The Troubles’. A 1998 peace deal ended large-scale violence but did not resolve Northern Ireland's deep-rooted tensions
Giorgos Karaivaz, who worked for private TV station Star and also ran the news blog bloko.gr, was shot several times Friday as he exited his car outside his house in the southern Athens district of Alimos
The statement by Russian President spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, reflected the Kremlin's determination to prevent Ukraine from using force to try to retake control over separatist-controlled territory in the country's east
The sanctions announced Thursday freeze any assets held by the Myanma Gems Enterprise in the US or in US jurisdictions and bar American citizens from doing business with it
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The UN Human Rights Office called for independent investigations, adding that those responsible for abuses should be held accountable
'Our findings show that the number of dead are 303, injured people are 369 and there were 1,539 burnt homes,' Endale said
John Nkengasong, head of the Africa CDC said the main reason was to avoid duplicating COVAX's efforts by the World Health Organization-backed COVAX facility, which will continue to supply AstraZeneca to Africa
'There is no room to talk about the military option. We are now talking about political options,' Sudanese Foreign Minister Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi told reporters in Doha
They discussed critical steps to address the crisis, including expanded humanitarian access, cessation of hostilities, departure of foreign troops and independent investigations into human rights violations, the White House said
Sudan's government has declared a state of emergency in the region
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Rules passed in recent days as part of a state budget deal would require for-profit homes to spend at least 70% of their revenue on direct patient care, including 40% on staffers who work directly with residents
Troops attached to the UN mission, known as MONUSCO, killed one person during a protest in the rural area of Oicha, its mayor Nicolas Kikuku told Reuters
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai who also serves as the autocratically ruled country's prime minister and vice president, named the two astronauts on Twitter
Saudi's defence ministry said that the three had been sentenced to death by a specialist court after a fair trial
President Hassan Rouhani officially inaugurated the cascades of 164 IR-6 centrifuges and 30 IR-5 devices at Iran's Natanz uranium enrichment plant in a ceremony broadcast by state television
The police station at Naungmon in Shan state was attacked early in the morning by fighters from an alliance that includes the Arakan Army, the Ta'ang National Liberation Army and the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army
Indonesia's geophysics agency BMKG recorded the magnitude at 6.1 and at a depth of 80 km, saying it did not have a potential to trigger a tsunami
Dr. Lindsey Thomas told the jury, the videos made it clear physical signs associated with opioid overdose were not seen in Floyd's death
The EU official said the EU executive had already decided to approach Pfizer-BioNTech and that EU governments backed the plan, though there was not yet a definitive approval
Jordan's King Abdullah said on Wednesday sedition had been quashed after a rift with his half-brother and former heir Hamza, whom the government had accused of links to efforts destabilise the country
The ships will stay in the region until May 4, the foreign ministry said in a statement. Turkish media said the warships will enter the Black Sea next week
Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth and a leading figure in the British royal family for almost seven decades, has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace said on Friday
The funding brought the total US contribution for Tigray to $305 million and that the contributions, along with a US team on the ground, would support food, water, shelter and medical care to more than three million people
The Turkish leader came under a torrent of criticism after images went viral of von der Leyen being left without a seat during their meeting in Ankara, which also included European Council President Charles Michel
The Russian buildup has become the latest point of friction in icy relations between Moscow and US President Joe Biden's administration, adding to disputes over arms control, human rights and other issues
State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters 'we would also, however, hasten to not allow expectations to outpace where we are'
Israel is not a party to the Rome Statute that established the ICC and therefore by definition not a party to the court
The virus has infected 2,006,934 people in Iran and killed 63,884, ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said in televised remarks, adding that 22,586 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours
Houthi military spokesman Yahya Sarea said on Twitter that Houthis targeted King Khalid air base in Khamis Mushait with a drone
The rockets were fired from the direction of neighbouring Lebanon and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, state television said
'We are prepared to take the steps necessary to return to compliance with the JCPOA, including by lifting sanctions that are inconsistent with the JCPOA,' State Department spokesman Ned Price told reporters
The Iraqi aircraft, in coordination with the Counter-Terrorism Service, conducted airstrikes on IS group hideouts in Himreen mountain range, leaving 60 IS militants killed, spokesman of the Iraqi military, said on Wednesday
The Biden administration told Congress on Wednesday it plans to restart aid to the Palestinians, including $150 million through the UN relief agency UNWRA
Wednesday's infection count easily surpassed the previous record set Tuesday of 17,430 infections. That signals the biggest surge in over four months
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