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Three French citizens sentenced to death by Iraqi court for joining ISIS

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A court in Iraq has sentenced three men to death after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), officials confirmed on Sunday. A court official, who spoke to the press on condition of anonymity, said the trio were sentenced “after it was proven that they were members of the terrorist Islamic State Read More

‘Negotiating with devil’ bears no fruit – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on talks with US

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Talking with Washington is akin to talking with the devil, a senior official with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said, downplaying the US military presence in the region as the “weakest in history.” “Negotiating with the devil, the Quran says, bears no fruit,” the deputy commander of the IRGC, Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, said, Read More

Populists set for big win across EU as millions head to the polls

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Europeans are voting in the final day of the EU’s parliament elections, as the UK waits to see which of its candidates have been successful. Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among 21 countries where voters go to the polls today after voting concluded in seven nations, including the UK. The results will be announced Read More

Pyongyang testing ‘small weapons’ disturbed ‘my people’ but not me – Trump

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US President Donald Trump brushed off the North Korea hawks on his team, saying he was not at all “disturbed” by the news of renewed muscle flexing by Pyongyang. The launch of “some small weapons” by North Korea worries “some of my people, and others, but not me,” Trump tweeted on Saturday during his trip to Japan. Pyongyang test-fired short-range ballistic Read More

Europeans head to polls for EU elections as UK awaits results

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Europeans are voting in the final day of the EU’s parliament elections, as the UK waits to see which of its candidates have been successful. Germany, France, Spain and Italy are among 21 countries where voters go to the polls today after voting concluded in seven nations, including the UK. The results will be announced Read More

Venezuela crisis: Maduro officials & Guaido’s opposition to hold talks in Norway

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Both Caracas and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido have confirmed they sent their representatives to Oslo for talks scheduled to begin next week, a second such attempt at dialogue within two weeks. As the Venezuelan government and the opposition remain deadlocked, with Western-backed, self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ Guaido failing to enlist enough support from the military Read More

Buried in waste? Developed nations live in shadow of looming garbage crisis

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An ongoing spat between developing and developed nations over garbage imports has drawn attention to an issue that ‘advanced’ countries seemed to have put on the back burner – waste management. A bitter feud between the Philippines and Canada over a shipment of garbage made world headlines when President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to dump the Read More

Pentagon claims Iran’s Revolutionary Guards behind ship ‘sabotage’ off UAE coast as Abu Dhabi mum

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The US military has blamed the Iranian elite unit for damage sustained by four commercial ships off the shore of the United Arab Emirates but gave no proof of their claims while the nature of the incident remains unknown. “The attack against the shipping in Fujairah we attribute it to the IRGC,” Rear Admiral Michael Read More

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence

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Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge in violence in Idlib province. We gained exclusive access to the last rebel outpost of Idlib and saw people sheltering in olive groves after fleeing from the Read More

China says U.S. demand on its state-owned enterprises is ‘invasion’ on economic sovereignty

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A U.S. dollar banknote featuring American founding father Benjamin Franklin and a China’s yuan banknote featuring late Chinese chairman Mao Zedong are seen among U.S. and Chinese flags in this illustration picture taken May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Illustration BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States has called on China to curb the development of its state-owned Read More