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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
Russian missiles rain down on military sites across Ukraine
KYIV--Dozens of Russian missiles rained down on military facilities in western and northern Ukraine on Saturday, local officials said, as Europe’s biggest land conflict since World War II entered its fifth month. The governor of the Lviv region in western...
photo: AP / Andrii Marienko
Afghan quake misery intensifies
GAYAN, Afghanistan -- Tents, food and medical supplies rolled into the mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan where thousands were left homeless or injured by this week's powerful earthquake, which state media said killed 1,150 people. A new aftershock Friday took five more lives and deepened the...
photo: AP / Ebrahim Nooroozi
The Amazon rainforest is disappearing quickly and threatening indigenous people who live there
Forests throughout the world are shrinking year after year - and is the epicentre. According to the World Wildlife Fund, more than a quarter of the Amazon will be devoid of trees by 2030 if cutting continues at the same speed. If nothing is done to stop it, an estimated 40 per cent of this unique...
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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
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
Chinese military says US plane in Taiwan Strait endangered peace
SHANGHAI: China's military said on Saturday that the recent fly through of a US maritime plane through the deliberately disrupted the regional situation and endangered peace and stability. Colonel , spokesman for the Eastern Theater Command of the...
photo: US Navy / Charles DeParlier
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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