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UK to Send Marines to Persian Gulf Region to Protect Country’s Vessels – Reports

The United Kingdom decided to send 100 marines to the Persian Gulf region in order to protect its military and merchant vessels after the recent incident in the Gulf of Oman, local media reported on Sunday.

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Amid increasing US threats, Ayatollah Khamenei appoints new IRGC commanders

While the United States has recently intensified its threat of going to war with Iran, Iranian Supreme Leader has reshuffled the command of the IRGC. It comes a short while after the appointment of a new commander for the Iranian force.

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India apprehensive Trump administration’s sanctions on Iran could boost oil prices, inflation

US sanctions on Iran could boost oil prices and inflation to a point that hurts the common person in India, the country’s ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday, after the Donald Trump administration said it would end waivers for Iran’s oil buyers.

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Blacklisting IRGC increases the risk of an Iranian response in the Persian Gulf

Days after the US administration announced its controversial decision on blacklisting the IRGC, Iranian officials continue to warn Washington of the consequences of its move. In its latest warning of this kind, Tehran has warned the US of any hostile act in the Persian Gulf.

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France says ‘Non!’ to Brextension deal

France on Friday maintained its tough stance on Britain’s revised exit from the European Union after the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, asked for a 10 week extension to the 12 April departure.

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Algeria protests: the beginning of another Arab uprising?

A wave of demonstrations has swept across Algeria in recent weeks after the country’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika announced his decision to seek a fifth term in office.

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‘We knew we were flying’: dozens dead, missing in tornado-blasted Alabama community

Rescue crews using dogs and drones searched for victims amid splintered lumber and twisted metal Monday, local time, after the deadliest US tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community. At least 23 people were killed, some of them children.

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China says Taiwan opposition’s peace proposal must include push for ‘reunification’

Any proposals from self-ruled Taiwan for a peace deal with China must include a push for “reunification”, Beijing said on Wednesday, after the island’s main opposition party said it could sign one if it wins a presidential election next year.

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Maduro hits out at US over sanctions on Venezuelan state oil firm

icolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, has hit out at the US after the Trump administration imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA.

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Canada’s prime minister fires ambassador to China in Huawei row

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired Canada’s ambassador to China after the envoy said it would be “great” if the US dropped its extradition request for a Chinese tech executive arrested in Canada.

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Canada’s prime minister fires ambassador to China in Huawei row

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau fired Canada’s ambassador to China after the envoy said it would be “great” if the US dropped its extradition request for a Chinese tech executive arrested in Canada.

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Hundreds protest demonstrator’s death in Sudan – witnesses

Hundreds of people protested in Sudan’s city of Omdurman on Monday, chanting “the people want the fall of the regime”, witnesses said, after the family of a man shot at an anti-government protest last week said he had died of his wounds.

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US ‘hopeful’ on deal to protect Kurds

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is optimistic an agreement can be reached with Turkey to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria after the US leaves.

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Australia too slow in considering Saudi teen’s asylum bid, rights group says

Human Rights Watch Australia has criticised the government’s handling of a Saudi teenager’s bid for asylum, after the 18-year-old was granted safe haven in Canada.

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Mexico holds firm in fuel theft fight as shortages worsen

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday an army-assisted crackdown on fuel theft was “not in vain” despite shortages that spread to the capital after the government closed pipelines and refineries to choke the black market.

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Indonesia tsunami death toll rises to 280 as rescuers continue search for survivors

The death toll from a tsunami that hit the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra after the Anak Krakatau volcano erupted rose to at least 280 on Monday, officials said, as rescuers using heavy machinery and their bare hands searched for more victims.

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