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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...
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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
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...
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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
Lufthansa expects flight operations to return to normal in 2023 – Welt
BERLIN (Reuters) – Lufthansa does not expect its global airline operations to return to normal until 2023 after staff shortages and booming demand amid the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions forced it to cancel some flights, Die Welt newspaper reported on Saturday. “Unfortunately, a short-term...
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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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World’s dirtiest oil and gas fields are in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas
Oil and natural gas fields in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas are the most climate-damaging on Earth, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis that looks at greenhouse-gas emissions across entire supply chains and finds they vary widely. The dirtiest fields emit more than 10 times as much carbon...
photo: AP / Michael Sohn, File
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...
photo: AP / Oleksandr Ratushniak

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