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Sun, 20 Jun 2021

'Ultimate decision' on nuclear deal lies with Iran's supreme leader: US advisor

The 81-year-old Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has long stood as the ultimate arbiter of Iran's strategic posture ...
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Sun, 20 Jun 2021

After scaling Mt Everest, American mountaineer pays tribute to Sadpara

Collin O' Brady waves flags of Pakistan and other countries, to pay tribute to Sadpara and other mountaineers who passed away scaling K2 ...
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Sun, 20 Jun 2021

Belgium bans entry of British citizens to curb Covid variant

So far in Belgium, the Delta variant accounts for 6.1 percent of infections, according to the most recent official data ...
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Sat, 19 Jun 2021

Qureshi says buck cannot be passed to Pakistan for peace in Afghanistan

It has to be a holistic approach and Pakistan will be partner in peace, says foreign minister ...
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Sat, 19 Jun 2021

PM Imran Khan congratulates Iran's new president Ebrahim Raisi on securing 'landmark victory'

Raisi's rivals conceded even before official results were announced ...
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Sat, 19 Jun 2021

Iran elects Ebrahim Raisi as new president

Ebrahim Raisi won 62% of the votes counted so far ...
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Sat, 19 Jun 2021

UN chief Antonio Guterres sworn in for second term, vows to learn from coronavirus pandemic

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken congratulates UN chief Antonio Guterres ...
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Fri, 18 Jun 2021

Qureshi reiterates Pakistan's firm commitment towards GSP Plus regime

Says GSP Plus had played an important role in the growth of trade between the two sides ...
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Fri, 18 Jun 2021

Moroccan travellers to EU facing problems due to Chinese vaccines

Russia's Sputnik V and the Chinese Sinovac vaccines are currently under review by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) ...
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Fri, 18 Jun 2021

Polls open in Iran election, ultraconservative tipped to win

Ultimate political power in Iran, since its 1979 revolution toppled the US-backed monarchy, rests with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ...
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Fri, 18 Jun 2021

US embassy in Kabul announces strict measures after Covid cases surge

The US embassy in Kabul locked down over surging Covid cases ...
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

India activists detained for protesting citizenship law released after a year

Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita, and Asif Iqbal Tanha were charged under several laws, including anti-terrorism legislation ...
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

Web developer chooses unique name for son, surprises everyone

Philippine web developer Mac Pascual has named his son "Hypertext Mark-up Language Rayo Pascual" ...
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Thu, 17 Jun 2021

Major banks, airlines in US and Australia report online outages

Earlier this month, major US media and government websites, including the White House, New York Times, Reddit and Amazon were temporarily down ...
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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

Putin says US-Russia summit 'constructive'

Both sides agree for their ambassadors to return in a small gesture of healing in their strained relations ...
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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

AstraZeneca hits setback in trials of COVID-19 drug

The drug, made from a combination of two antibodies, failed its main goal to treat symptoms in exposed patients. ...
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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

Israel strikes Gaza in response to fire balloons

This is Israel's first attack since a ceasefire with Hamas came into place in May ...
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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

Record-breaking heat wave continues across western US

The heatwave extends east to west from Wyoming to California, and north to south from Idaho to Arizona ...
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Wed, 16 Jun 2021

California lifts all Covid restrictions, celebrates full reopening day

California celebrates ´reopening day´ as pandemic rules lifted ...
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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Activists not happy with frontrunner in Iran's presidential election

Born in 1960 to a religious family in Iran's city of Mashhad, Raisi was active in the 1979 revolution that toppled the US-backed Shah ...
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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

150 migrants attempt to cross into Spain's Melilla enclave

Spain's two tiny enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla have Europe's only land border with Africa, making them a magnet for migrants desperate to escape grinding poverty and hunger ...
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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Turkey's Erdogan proposes new security mission involving Pakistan for Kabul airport safety

Turkey is reported to have offered to guard the airport amid concerns over the security ...
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Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Erdogan looks for way forward in Turkey-US ties

Turkey's President Erdogan said he has held ´fruitful, sincere´ talks with his US counterpart Joe Biden ...
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Mon, 14 Jun 2021

Joe Biden pushes NATO to adapt to 'new challenges' from Russia, China

Arriving at NATO headquarters in Brussels for a summit, Biden stressed that alliance was "critically important" to US security ...
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Mon, 14 Jun 2021

A 'new day' in Israel after Benjamin Netanyahu unseated

US President Joe Biden says he looks forward to working with new Israel Prime Minister Naftali Bennett ...
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Mon, 14 Jun 2021

China slams G7 'manipulation' after Xinjiang, Hong Kong criticism

Chinese embassy in United Kingdom responds angrily, accuses G7 of 'interfering' ...
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Mon, 14 Jun 2021

G7 vows to start delivering 1b COVID-19 vaccine doses

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says G7 wanted to 'drive a global Green Industrial Revolution to transform the way we live' ...
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Mon, 14 Jun 2021

'Very raw': New Zealand's Arden pans movie about Christchurch mosque attacks

She said filmmakers had not consulted her about the movie, which is set to star Australia's Rose Byrne as the centre-left leader ...
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Sun, 13 Jun 2021

Moscow announces car lottery in bid to boost vaccinations

The move comes as authorities seek to speed up Russia´s vaccination drive that has stagnated while new infections are on the rise ...
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Sun, 13 Jun 2021

Final homage paid to family killed in Canada truck attack

The ceremony, with brief remarks and prayers, was broadcast live on major Canadian networks ...
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