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What is the Russian S-400 air defense system and why is the U.S. upset Turkey bought it?

A Russian shipment carrying the first components of the S-400 surface-to-air defense system landed in Turkey on Friday, in a move that has been opposed by the Pentagon and could damage Turkey’s relationship with the United States and other NATO allies.

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Jair Bolsonaro: Man who stabbed Brazil’s leader acquitted

A man who stabbed Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at a campaign rally last September has been acquitted after a judge ruled he was mentally ill.

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Spain fires diplomat in Scotland over EU membership letter

One of Madrid’s top diplomats in Scotland has been fired after saying that Spain would not block an independent Scotland’s accession to the EU, according to Spanish media.

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Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offenses

An investigative reporter for independent Russian-language news website Meduza has been arrested over alleged drug dealing, police said Friday.

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Modi healthcare scheme won hearts, and votes

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nationalist tub-thumping has been widely credited with his recent election win, another factor was one he kept relatively quiet about: Modicare.

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Saudi’s Najran Airport Attacked By Houthi Drones – Reports

There has been no official confirmation from Riyadh, according to Reuters, citing Almasirah TV channel.

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Iran to enhance energy ties with neighbors despite the US sanctions

By increasing its restrictive measures against Iran’s oil exports, the US has been trying to cut the sale of Iranian oil down to zero.

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Academic thinktank releases comprehensive report on the European elections and Brexit

A comprehensive report analysing the potential impact of the European Parliament elections for both the UK and the rest of the EU has been released by academic think tank The UK in a Changing Europe.

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Corbyn told to back new EU referendum or lose millions of supporters

Jeremy Corbyn has been warned by Labour’s leader in the European parliament and other grandees that the party will be deserted by millions of anti-Brexit voters if it fails to clearly back a second referendum in its manifesto for next month’s EU elections.

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The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised with a chest infection

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in the Indian capital with a chest infection and is feeling better.

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Trump and al-Sisi: Meeting between two showstoppers

While the U.S. Congress has been expressly tuned in raising up the “pressing issues” between the U.S.-Egypt relation, Trump is still rolling out the red carpet for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s visit on April 9.

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Trump ‘salivates’ over prospect of nuclear deals with Saudis despite proliferation concerns – expert

Safeguards should be introduced to curb Saudi Arabia’s atomic energy plans, an expert on nuclear power issues told RT, noting that, while President Trump is ‘salivating’ over juicy trade deals, the world has been put in danger.

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US seriously considers use of military force against Venezuela — administration

The United States has been seriously considering the use of military force against Venezuela as diplomatic measures are becoming inefficient, a high-ranking US administration official said during a phone briefing on Friday.

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Weber vs Juncker: What was wrong with the old change?

European People’s Party’s Spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber has been reminding us on a daily basis the proximity of May’s European elections. The countdown started on the 100-day mark and it has been counting down since, with a clever social media message attached. Nothing out of the ordinary so far for the campaign itself.

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IAEA chief: Iran complying with nuclear deal despite U.S. pullout

Iran has been implementing its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, despite Washington’s withdrawal from the agreement last May, said Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

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Iran condemns Britain’s move to enlist Hezbollah as a terror group

In a controversial move, the British government has recently listed Lebanese Hezbollah’s political wing as a terrorist group. Reacting to the move, Iran criticized London, saying that the Lebanese organization has been effectively fighting terrorism. Hezbollah officials themselves have also condemned the decision.

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