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Israel election: voters head to the polls for second time this year

Israelis have begun voting in the country’s second election this year, following a campaign dominated by Benjamin Netanyahu and his vows to implement a far-right, ultranationalist agenda in exchange for a record fifth term as leader.

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Russia, Iran stress need for continuing efforts to eliminate terrorism

Foreign Ministers of Russia and Iran, Sergey Lavrov and Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined on Monday the need for continuing the efforts to eliminate terrorism in Syria and solve the crisis in the country through Astana formula.

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Talks Between Iran And France Last Ten Hours On Monday

Iran’s embassy in Paris has said in a tweet that talks between the country’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi and French officials lasted ten hours on Monday.

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Bangladesh Bans Mobile Phone Access for Rohingya Refugees

Bangladesh released a decree Monday banning telecommunication companies from selling SIM cards or providing mobile phone services to nearly one million Rohingya living in refugee camps in the country’s southern region.

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Parliament’s suspension before Brexit protested across UK

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s provocative decision to suspend the British Parliament for a time before the country’s deadline for leaving the European Union came under fire Saturday in London and other cities where protesters took to the streets.

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North Korea claims it tested "super-large" multiple rocket launcher

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a “newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher,” the country’s state-run KCNA news agency reports.

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Sudan rain kills seven, leaves thousands homeless

Heavy rain in Sudan has caused extensive flooding that killed at least seven people in the country’s south Tuesday, the state news agency reported.

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UN calls for sanctions, arms embargo against Myanmar army

A week after his soldiers began storming villages in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, slaughtering thousands as they burned people alive in their homes and raped women and children, the country’s military chief invited local businesses to a donation ceremony to support the bloody campaign.

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Trump replaces US intelligence chief Dan Coats

The United States’s President Donald Trump has announced that he would replace the country’s Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats next month, after a two-year tenure marked by clashes between the two men over Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

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Iran navy towed foreign tanker after distress signal

A foreign tanker which made a distress call after experiencing a technical malfunction in the Persian Gulf was towed by the Iranian navy to the country’s territorial waters, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Tuesday.

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Iran’s nuclear deal breach not significant, EU chief says

The European Union’s foreign policy chief has said that none of the signatory parties to the Iran nuclear deal believe that the country’s breach of the agreement are “significant.”

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New hopes for imminent formation of Syria’s Constitutional Committee

As battles continue between the Syrian army and armed groups in different parts of Syria, talks of ¬necessary provisions for political transition in the country are also underway. In this vein, the Syrian government has been in touch with Russia to prepare the ground for forming the constitutional committee.

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Conservative Politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Greek Election, Ousting Left-Wing Incumbent

Conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis comfortably won Greece’s parliamentary elections Sunday, delivering a stinging blow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years in office as the country struggled through a crippling financial crisis.

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Trump in North Korea: KCNA hails ‘amazing’ visit

North Korean state media has hailed the impromptu visit made by US President Donald Trump to the country as “an amazing event”.

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Europe set to sizzle again as heatwave continues

The Meteo-France weather service lifted its red warning but forecast a “very hot day” across a large central band of the country with the mercury expected to rise to 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit) in some parts.

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