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Crude Games: Why US Attempt to Flood Oil Market to Hurt Iran Will Backfire

Last week, the Department of Energy announced plans to sell off up to 6 million barrels of crude stocks from the US’ Strategic Petroleum Reserve, with deliveries expected to take place between April and May, just as Washington’s ‘temporary waivers’ on Iranian oil to major importers, including China, India and Japan, are expected to expire.

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Italy plans to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Financial Times

Italy plans to sign a memorandum of understanding to become a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by the end of March, a move which has drawn critical reaction from the United States, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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US Congress Wades Into Britain’s Brexit Drama

With Britain deadlocked on negotiating its divorce from the European Union, an unexpected side-front is emerging, the U.S. Congress.

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Donald Trump asks China to abolish tariffs on US farm produce

Donald Trump has urged China to abolish tariffs on agricultural products imported from the United States – adding that trade talks between the rival powers were going well.

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Iran’s response to the terrorists won’t come in a limited scale – warns IRGC

Following a deadly terrorist attack in Iran’s southeastern regions, high-ranking Iranian officials vowed to take revenge from the terrorist groups and their regional supporters. Now, IRGC’s top commanders are doubling down on the previous warnings, saying that Iran’s revenge would not have a limited scope.

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Iran showcases massive UNDERGROUND missile factory, with new rockets & warheads galore

As Tehran unveiled its newest weapon, it also shared rare footage of a secretive underground complex where Iranian missiles are being built. It has vowed to carry on with its missile program, despite objections from the West.

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Fact-checking Donald Trump’s border wall speech

In his first formal address to the nation from the Oval Office, President Donald Trump painted a picture of a national threat and humanitarian crisis occurring along the US-Mexico border, saying his signature border wall would provide a solution.

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Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport pleads for asylum

A Saudi woman being held at Bangkok airport on Monday appealed for asylum and for other passengers to help protest her looming deportation, in desperate tweets from the hotel room where she barricaded herself.

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Terrorists Storm Opposition-Held Town in Syria’s Aleppo – Reports

Terrorists from the Hayat Tahrir Ash-Sham group (former Jabhat al-Nusra) have clashed with the armed opposition groups in the town of Atarib in the west of Syria’s Aleppo province, media reported on Sunday.

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Japan Is Resuming Commercial Whaling And Withdrawing From The International Whaling Commission

Japan will withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) and resume commercial whaling, the country’s government announced Wednesday, in a move that has outraged environmentalists.

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France ‘yellow vest’ protests: timeline of unrest

Here is a timeline of the “yellow vest” movement in France, from the first online rumblings against a fuel tax hike to nationwide protests that led to the worst Paris riots in decades.

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Manafort, Ecuador discussed deal to deliver Julian Assange to U.S.

During meetings with Ecuador’s then-incoming President Lenín Moreno in May 2017, Paul Manafort suggested he could help negotiate a deal that involved the South American country handing WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange over in exchange for debt relief from the U.S., the New York Times’ Kenneth Vogel and Nicholas Casey report.

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Russian diplomat points at League of Nations’ sad end after calls to expel Russia from UN

The League of Nations fell apart and was unable to prevent the World War II after the Soviet Union was excluded from it, Russia’s first deputy UN envoy Dmitry Polyanskiy said in response to Ukraine’s call to expel Russia from the United Nations.

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Millions of the world’s poorest urban children are more likely to die young and less likely to complete primary school than their rural…

The report, Advantage or Paradox: The Challenge for children and young people growing up urban reveals that not all children in cities benefit from the so-called ‘urban advantage’ – the notion that higher incomes, better infrastructure, and proximity to services grant urban dwellers better lives.

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Number of injured in 6.3 magnitude Iran quake rises to 634

Iranian state television says the number of injured people from the last night’s magnitude 6.3 earthquake in the country’s west has risen to 634.

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Palestinian MP calls to expel Israel from the International Federation of Journalists

A Palestinian lawmaker has called on Tuesday to expel Israel from the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) for targeting Palestinian media headquarters.

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