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Won’t be able to cut oil imports from Iran, India likely to tell US

India will likely tell the US that it won’t be able to cut oil imports from Iran after sanctions take effect early November and hopes to “sensitise’’ Washington to the issues faced by the country in this regard, while making it clear that no nation can dictate how its external policy can be run.

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Brazil’s jailed former president ‘Lula’ barred from running again by electoral court

Brazil’s embattled former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the front-runner in the country’s election, will be struck from the ballot, an electoral court ruled on Friday, reshaping Brazil’s election one month before voters cast their ballots.

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Myanmar government rejects UN probe on Rohingya ‘mass killings’

The Myanmar government today rejected the UN probe which declared that the country’s military commanders should be prosecuted over mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingyas with “genocidal intent”.

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China, shoring up its navy, muscles into Pacific

In April, on the 69th anniversary of the founding of China’s navy, the country’s first domestically built aircraft carrier stirred from its berth in the port city of Dalian on the Bohai Sea, tethered to tugboats for a test of its seaworthiness.

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Iranian parliament not convinced by Rouhani’s answers on economic issues

Being under heavy criticism over the unfavorable economic situation of the country, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani went to the parliament today to answer the questions raised by the MPs. Voting results after his speech shows that the MP’s have not been convinced by the president’s answers.

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Iran’s defense minister in Syria to discuss war coordination, post-war reconstruction

As the bloody civil war in Syria is coming to an end with the Syrian army retaking most parts of the country from the rebel and terrorist groups, Tehran is upgrading its support for Damascus to start the post-war reconstruction process.

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Iran Awaits EU Guarantees on Oil Sales, Bank Relations Amid US Sanctions

The European Union has pledged to keep the Iran nuclear deal afloat after the US president announced the country would be leaving the agreement and re-imposing sanctions against Tehran.

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Is another Western military attack against Syria in the making?

As the Syrian army continues its advances against the rebel and terrorist groups in different parts of the country, foreign supporters of the rebels seem to be preparing for an excuse to hinder the advances. Moscow believes that the Western countries are once again about to manufacture a “chemical scenario” for this purpose.

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‘Grexit AVOIDED’: Greece emerges from Eurozone bailout but under ENHANCED EU surveillance

AFTER three years, Greece has finally completed a bailout programme imposed on the country by the eurozone, that was implemented to move the country out of its debt crisis and to help ease the impacts of the dire economic situation.

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Iranian officials recall Washington’s role in the 1953 coup, vowing to resist a new one

۶۵ years ago today, the United States organized a coup in Iran to topple the popular and democratically elected administration of Mohammad Mossadegh. As Washington has recently started a new wave of pressures against Iran, high-ranking Iranian officials highlight the country’s determination not to allow another similar scenario to be realized.

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AEOI Spokesman: EU delays might push Iran to modify nuclear deal undertakings

Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi announced that the country could modify its undertakings under the 2015 nuclear deal if the Europeans continue to delay providing objective guarantees for Iran’s continued merits under the agreement after the US withdrawal, Fars News Agency reported.

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Erdogan: Turkey Hits Final Stage of Preparations for New Operations in Syria

Turkey has reached the final stage of preparations for its new military operations in the neighboring Syria, the country’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

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۶۰ irregular migrants rescued off Libya coast

Libyan naval forces of the UN-backed unity government have rescued 60 irregular migrants in the country’s northwestern coast, Anadolu reports.

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Iran: French Firm Out of South Pars Gas Project, China Is In

Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that China’s state-owned petroleum corporation has taken a majority share of the country’s South Pars gas project after French oil and gas company Total announced it would pull out because renewed U.S. economic sanctions against Iran.

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Greece accuses Russia of bribery and meddling in its affairs

The abrupt deterioration in relations between Greece and Russia has intensified after Athens publicly accused Moscow of attempting to bribe state officials and meddle in the country’s internal affairs.

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Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiralled into violence.

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