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Iran’s top leader orders preparation for starting uranium enrichment

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TEHRAN, June 4 (Xinhua) — Iran’s supreme leader on Monday ordered the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to prepare for the enrichment of uranium up to a level of 190,000 SWU (separative work units). Khamenei issued the order in a televised speech at the ceremony held at the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in southern Tehran […]

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Israeli PM failed to convince Merkel on Iran

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BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel reaffirmed Monday Germany’s commitment to the nuclear deal with Iran, despite Israeli claims that Tehran was cheating on the agreement. “We [Europeans] believe that the JCPOA is an opportunity to keep Iran’s nuclear activities under control for a specified time, and prevent a nuclear-armed Iran,” she told a joint news conference with […]

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NATO not trying to isolate Russia, alliance chief says

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BRUSSELS: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday isolating Russia is not a goal that the alliance pursues, adding NATO will continue “to strive for a better relationship” with Moscow. Speaking at a joint press conference with Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Stoltenberg said “unity” and a “firm” approach were needed […]

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UK: 350 mosques urge probe of Conservative Islamophobia

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LONDON: More than 350 mosques and Islamic groups across the U.K. on Monday called on the ruling Conservatives to launch an internal probe of multiple allegations of Islamophobia within its ranks. The action follows 11 separate umbrella organizations from across the U.K. calling for an urgent inquiry after the Muslim Council of Britain listed multiple examples […]

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Iranian FM urges int’l condemnation of U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal

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TEHRAN (Xinhua) — Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday urged international condemnation of U.S. attitude towards Iran’s 2015 landmark nuclear deal, Press TV reported. In letters to his counterparts of a number of countries, Zarif warned of the dangerous consequences of the U.S. “illegal and unilateral” move to pull out of the nuclear […]

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Madagascar prime minister announces resignation

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ANTANANARIVO: Madagascar’s prime minister announced his resignation on Monday in the first step toward the naming of a “consensus” premier to resolve a political crisis sparked by controversial electoral reforms. Madagascar has been rocked by violent protests since April 21 that initially sought to oppose the new laws the opposition said were crafted to bar […]

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Peace treaty signed between Misurata, Tawergha in Libya

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TRIPOLI, June 4 (Xinhua) — The Libyan cities of Misurata and Tawergha on Sunday signed a peace treaty which allows nearly 40,000 Tawerghans to return home after seven years of displacement due to their support for the former government during the 2011 uprising. “This treaty aims to turn the page on the past with the […]

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Turkish foreign minister meets US counterpart

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WASHINGTON: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his American counterpart Mike Pompeo met in the U.S. capital on Monday. Cavusoglu, who came to Washington Sunday for the first official meeting with Secretary of State Pompeo, arrived at the U.S. State Department earlier in the day. Presence of the YPG/PKK terror group in the Syrian city of […]

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25 killed in Guatemala volcanic eruption

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ANKARA: At least 25 people were killed and hundreds others injured when the Fuego Volcano, located 40 kilometers (25 miles) off the capital Guatemala City, erupted on Monday. According to a BBC report, the volcanic eruption swept ashes, rocks and black smoke into the sky. The National Disaster Management Agency (CONRED) said a river of lava […]

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Cambodian PM announces multi-mln USD pro-poor pregnant women scheme

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PHNOM PENH, June 4 (Xinhua) — Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen on Monday announced a multimillion-U.S.-dollars scheme to support destitute pregnant women, starting from mid-next year. Speaking at the 11th National Veteran’s Day, he said a poor mother will receive 40 U.S. dollars during a prenatal care, 50 dollars during a birth delivery […]

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