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Iran nuclear talks with U.S. to resume soon, Tehran and EU say
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s indirect talks with the United States on reviving the 2015 nuclear pact will resume soon, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian told a joint news conference with the EU’s foreign policy chief in Tehran. “We are prepared to resume talks in the...
photo: AP / Iranian Foreign Ministry
Ukraine reports 'massive' attack from Belarus
KYIV: Ukraine said it came under "massive bombardment" Saturday from neighbouring Belarus, a Russian ally not officially involved in the conflict, the day after announcing a retreat from the strategic city of Severodonetsk. Twenty rockets targeted the village of Desna in the northern...
photo: AP / Michal Dyjuk
Pressure mounts on Boris Johnson amid Tory backlash over byelection defeats
Prime minister says he will fight on as Tory grandees call for him to consider his position Senior Tories urge Boris Johnson to quit What the papers say about Tories’ byelection defeats Boris Johnson’s rebels see opportunities Analysis: a win for steady Starmer, but things could get shaky While...
photo: AP / Dan Kitwood
Macron's tense, last-gasp Putin call on eve of Ukraine invasion
PARIS: "Vladimir, firstly one thing!" says President Emmanuel as he seeks to make a point to his Russian counterpart. "Listen Emmanuel," interjects the Russian leader. One of the final calls between the presidents of France and Russia, just four days before issued the order for...
photo: Creative Commons / Kremlin.ru
US abortion ruling sparks global debate, polarizes activists
NAIROBI, Kenya--The end of constitutional protections for abortions in the United States on Friday emboldened abortion opponents around the world, while advocates for abortion rights worried it could threaten recent moves toward legalization in their countries. The U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning...
photo: AP / Stephen Brashear
China's Xi to visit Hong Kong for handover anniversary
BEIJING: Chinese leader Xi Jinping will visit Hong Kong this week to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the former British colony's 1997 return to China, a state news agency said Saturday, in his...
photo: AP / Vincent Yu, File
Hostel in Rwanda for UK asylum seekers prepares to take children
By Andrew MacAskill KIGALI (Reuters) – The hostel in Rwanda where Britain plans to send migrants under its controversial asylum-seeker deportation policy is preparing to house children, its manager said, with the prospect of youngsters being sent there with their parents. Under an agreement struck...
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Two dead, several wounded in Norway nightclub shooting, police say
OSLO (Reuters) -Two people were killed and several severely wounded in a shooting at a nightclub in Norway’s capital Oslo, Norwegian police said early on Saturday. A suspect was apprehended nearby, police...
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Rage, Despair, Tears Fill Streets Across US as Thousands Protest Roe Reversal
Reactions came fast and furious Friday after the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling guaranteeing a constitutional right to an abortion. Anger and dismay erupted first outside the Supreme Court moments after the...
photo: AP / Jacquelyn Martin
Morocco says 18 migrants died during mass crossing into Spanish enclave
Madrid: Morocco said 18 migrants died trying to cross into Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla on Friday, after a violent two-hour skirmish between migrants and border officers that also led to scores of injuries About 2,000 migrants stormed a high fence that seals off the enclave. This led to...
photo: AP / Javier Bernardo

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