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‘No remorse on his face’: Indian cleric confesses to raping 9yo girl inside Uttar Pradesh mosque

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Police in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh arrested a cleric who allegedly raped a nine-year-old girl on mosque premises while the local imam was away on leave. The cleric later publicly admitted his guilt. Mohammad Ahmad was taken into custody on Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl having been hired by the mosque to teach Read More

Iran confirms it seized fuel tanker in the Persian Gulf

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By Alex Longley on 7/18/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) –Oil extended gains after Iran confirmed it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Persian Gulf earlier this week. Brent crude gained as much as 1.3%, reversing some of the heavy losses the global benchmark suffered in the previous two sessions. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said it captured Read More

Oil extends loss as U.S. and Iran signal return to negotiations

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By Alex Nussbaum and Alex Longley on 7/16/2019 NEW YORK and LONDON (Bloomberg) —Oil extended losses below $60/bbl on the prospect of easing tensions between the U.S. and OPEC member Iran, and as Gulf of Mexico producers began resuming operations after a storm. Futures fell as much as 3.2% in New York on Tuesday, after Read More

UK to send third warship to Gulf amid Iran tensions

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The UK is to send another warship to the Persian Gulf amid ongoing tensions with Iran in the region. Frigate HMS Kent will travel to the region from mid-September to increase the Royal Navy’s presence there to three ships. The UK has HMS Montrose permanently stationed in the Gulf, but the frigate will soon enter Read More

Trump presses for USMCA passage as Lighthizer, lawmakers prepare to meet

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and his top advisers on Monday stepped up their drive to win congressional passage of a trade deal with Canada and Mexico, as the administration’s top trade official prepared to meet with Democratic lawmakers again this week. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the third annual “Made in America Read More

Hunt says UK and US can’t agree over Iran nuclear deal

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Jeremy Hunt has said the UK and the US are in disagreement over the nuclear deal with Iran. The foreign secretary, who is in Brussels to seek support from France and Germany on the issue, said he is looking to give “Iran a way out of this”. The three countries Read More

Hunt heads to Europe for crisis talks over Iran nuclear deal

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt is heading to Brussels today to seek support from France and Germany over Iran. The three countries fear the Iran nuclear deal is close to collapse after the US pulled out last year and reimposed sanctions which have antagonised the Iranians. Tehran has been stockpiling more Read More

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal

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Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sanctions which has seen escalating tensions in the Gulf. Tehran and Washington have clashed after Donald Trump withdrew last year from the agreement made four years ago with six Read More

Iran tells UK it wants to resolve supertanker crisis

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Iran has told the UK it wants to resolve the stand-off over the supertanker held in Gibraltar and insists it is not trying to escalate the issue. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed the crisis and heightened tensions in a phone call. In a series of tweets announcing the Read More

UK to facilitate release of Iran’s oil tanker if its destination is not Syria – Hunt

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London will “facilitate” the release of the Iranian oil tanker captured in Gibraltar if Tehran guarantees its destination is not Syria, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said after speaking to Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that London would agree to set free the Iranian tanker the British marines seized in Read More