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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
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...
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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
‘Blood on their hands’: world’s medics condemn US overturn of abortion rights
Doctors and pro-choice activists have condemned the overturning of Roe v Wade, describing it as an “unconscionable attack” that will leave the supreme court justices with “blood on their hands” and cause a global chilling effect on women’s rights. In a statement signed by more than 100 global...
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What does Russia’s capture of Severodonetsk mean for Ukraine?
Kyiv, Ukraine – The loss of the southeastern town of Severodonetsk is far more significant and symbolic to Russia than to Ukraine, military analysts have told Al Jazeera. On Friday, Ukrainian forces were abandoning the town in the Luhansk region, after weeks of fierce fighting. “Keeping positions...
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Supreme Court Ends 50 Years of Abortion Rights by Overturning Roe V. Wade
On Friday, The Supreme Court overruled Roe V. Wade, terminating the constitutional right of women to abortion. Roe V. Wade was put in place nearly 50 years ago. The ruling will now result in total bans of abortion in nearly half of the states in America....
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Roe v Wade: What happens when people are denied abortions?
Los Angeles, California – When Ann walked into her doctor’s office six years ago, she expected to schedule an abortion. Instead, the college graduate in her early 20s learned she was between 23 and 25 weeks pregnant. With California’s cutoff set at about six months, she was turned away. Ann had been...
photo: AP / Gemunu Amarasinghe
USS Samuel B Roberts: World's deepest shipwreck discovered
Explorers have found the deepest shipwreck ever identified, a US navy destroyer sunk during World War Two. The USS Samuel B Roberts went down during the Battle of Leyte Gulf off the Philippines'...
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US Senators urge direct US involvement in Abu Akleh killing probe
Twenty-four United States senators have called on President Joe Biden to ensure direct involvement from Washington in the investigation of the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli forces. The latest appeal from US legislators comes after the Biden administration backtracked...
photo: White House / Adam Schultz
Stocks fluctuate, oil falls again as recession warnings build
HONG KONGAsian markets mostly rose on Thursday on bargain buying after the previous day's battering, though oil extended losses after US Federal Reserve (Fed) boss Jerome Powell admitted the economy could tip into recession as the bank hikes interest rates to fight runaway inflation. Soaring...
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