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Iran goalie Beiranvand nominated for AFC player of year

Alireza Beiranvand, the goalkeeper of Iran national soccer team and Persepolis soccer club, has been nominated for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Player of the Year, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

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Trump alarms his confidantes with questions about Mike Pence’s loyalty

President Donald Trump has been asking advisers lately about whether Vice President Mike Pence is loyal, according to people familiar with the discussions cited by The New York Times on Friday.

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Hero ‘trolley man’ attracts praise, cash, and caution after Melbourne attack

A homeless man who intervened in a terror attack in the Australian city of Melbourne Friday has been hailed a hero, with over $80,000 (AUD 116,000) donated to a fund to thank him.

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Egypt tortures Palestinian resistance combatants

“We were a group of 15 combatants returning from a training mission from one of the countries that supports the Palestinian resistance. When we arrived at Cairo airport, we were taken to an underground place. We were blindfolded, handcuffed, and transferred to a number of prisons.” This is a part of a testimony of a Palestinian resistance combatant who was arrested in Egyptian prisons and has been released recently.

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Facing growing US pressures, Iran looks north for economic, security cooperation

As part of its efforts to nullify the effects of Washington’s increasingly hostile moves, Iran has been trying to expand ties with the neighboring countries. While the Iranian foreign minister is in Istanbul for tripartite talks with his Turkish and Azeri counterparts, Iran’s top military commander is set to hold high-ranking talks with the Azeri military officials.

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Russia keen to work on preserving the Iran nuclear deal, despite the US pressures

While the United States has been trying to increase economic and political pressures on Iran, after withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal, Russia continues to signal its willingness for cooperating with the other remaining parties of the deal to keep it alive and to help Iran overcome the negative impacts of the US policies.

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White US policeman guilty of murdering black teen

A white policeman in the US has been found guilty of murdering a 15-year-old black boy after he fired five bullets into a car full of teenagers.

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Iran Finalizes National Cryptocurrency Draft Project – Report

Iran’s initiative to launch a state-backed digital currency has reached its final stage of development. The draft of the project has been prepared at the behest of President Hassan Rouhani, local news outlet Financial Tribune reported on Saturday, citing a government official statement.

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Is the Turkish lira under a speculative attack?

In the last few years, assertions pertaining to Turkey’s deteriorating relations with the West have been repeated so often by pundits and so-called Turkey experts that it seems that a boutique sector on the issue has been formed.

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Protesters topple Confederate statue at University of North Carolina

The controversial “Silent Sam” statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters.

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Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

The man whose car ran into several people before crashing outside Britain’s Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in London said Saturday.

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The West’s Greatest Challenge Lies in Washington, Not Moscow

It has been a month now since Donald Trump’s indulgence in Helsinki of Vladimir Putin’s “extremely strong” denial of Russian involvement in hacking the 2016 U.S. election. With this move, the Presidential foot was placed at least on, if not quite over, a key red line.

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Iraqi Prime Minister’s Iran Visit Canceled After Sanctions Remarks

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi’s visit to Iran has been canceled after he said he had no choice but to abide by U.S.

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EU says encouraging trade with Iran is crucial to nuke deal

The European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the EU is encouraging enterprises to increase their business with Iran, as that country has been compliant with their nuclear-related commitments.

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