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Airstrike destroys Somali al-Shabab Radio Station

An air strike; believed to be American, has destroyed the Al-Andalus radio station; the main media platform for Somalia’s al-Shabab group in the city of Jilib in Middle Juba region, south of the country.

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Belgium to Boost Troops Number in Afghanistan by Over 2.5 Times – Reports

The Belgian government approved a proposal by the country’s Defense Ministry to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan more than 2.5-fold in 2019, local media reported on Friday.

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UN envoy says Yemen peace talks will begin ‘shortly’

Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to attend peace talks in Sweden “shortly”, according to the United Nations special envoy to the country, who said he was willing to accompany the Houthi delegation from Sanaa if necessary.

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Iran to continue nuclear, missile development despite sanctions – Official

By imposing a new round of sanctions against Iran, the United States is now seeking the policy of maximizing pressures on the Islamic Republic to break its resistance in the international arena. However, on the one hand Iranian officials emphasize the country will continue to grow despite the sanctions and on the other hand, experts express doubt over the real impacts of sanctions.

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Refugees in Germany given second chance at university education

In the German town of Heidelberg, a group of refugees is on track to enrol in one of the country’s most prestigious universities, thanks to an intensive language program.

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UN chief warns of famine in Yemen

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Friday that Yemen could face “the worst famine we have seen in decades” and urged the country’s warring parties to immediately halt the violence.

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Indonesia plane crashes into sea, 188 on board

A Lion Air flight with at least 188 people on board is believed to have sunk after crashing into the sea off Indonesia’s island of Java on Monday, shortly after take off from the capital on its way to the country’s tin-mining hub, officials said.

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Iran vows “crushing response” to the organizers of the terrorist attack in Ahvaz

Reacting to the violent terrorist attack in Ahvaz that resulted in the death of dozens of Iranian soldiers and civilians, high-ranking Iranian authorities vow to take revenge from the terrorists and to eradicate the threats against the country.

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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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