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Brent crude oil slips away from 2019 high after China reports car sales drop

Oil prices fell on Monday after climbing to their highest this year earlier in the session as China reported automobile sales in January fell for a seven month, raising concerns about fuel demand in the world’s second-largest oil user.

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Zarif warns the US over any attempt for conducting a war against Iran

While the United States is repeating its failed attempts to form an international anti-Iran coalition, Iranian foreign minister is in German city of Munich for high-level meetings with the world officials. In an interview at the sidelines of the event, the minister warns the US that any military action against Iran would be “suicidal” for Washington.

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Iranian military and political officials warn of efforts to spread “Iranophobia” in the region

As the United States is preparing to hold a conference in Warsaw as part of its upgraded anti-Iran strategy, Iranian officials, both political and military, warn of Washington’s plan to sell to the world “Iranophobia” as a new international discourse.

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Iran, Turkey have cooperation on Syria, regional issues, says Rouhani

Tehran and Ankara have similar political views regarding the region and the world and the two countries are very close, Iran Press news agency quoted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as saying on Saturday.

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A League of Their Own, as Only 3 Arab Leaders Attend Summit

The eyes of the world were nowhere near Beirut, where the kings and presidents of the Arab world had been ceremoniously summoned to a summit of the Arab League over the weekend and had, in all but two cases, ceremoniously declined.

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December trade report shows China’s exports drop, raising risks for global economy

China’s exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December and imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world’s second-largest economy in 2019 and deteriorating global demand.

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Trump speaks in black & white terms about global matters: Hunt

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Friday criticised Donald Trump’s view of the world after the US president’s announcement of a withdrawal of American troops from the fight against the militant Islamic State group in Syria.

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Western Nations Are Repeating the Mistakes of 1914

This year saw the centennial anniversary of the end of the World War I, in which some sixteen million Europeans died, two great European countries were destroyed, and other countries were crippled. This year may also be seen by future historians as the last year of the period between the cold wars, when after twenty-nine years of relative quiet, the world’s major powers once again moved into positions of deep and structural mutual hostility.

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Nobel peace prize shines light on rape in conflict

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, an IS sex slave survivor, will be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize Monday, as they challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war.

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Massive Riots in Paris Threaten Climate Accord

In Katowice, Poland, all the signers of the 2015 Paris climate accord are gathered to assess how the world’s nations are meeting their goals to cut carbon emissions.

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‘Should we even consider this?’ WHO starts work on gene editing ethics

The World Health Organization is creating a panel to study the implications of gene editing after a Chinese scientist controversially claimed to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies.

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U.S. accuses China of continuing IP and technology theft amid trade war

The U.S. on Tuesday accused China of continuing a state-backed campaign of intellectual property and technology theft even as the world’s two largest economies have descended into a tit-for-tat tariff war.

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu stands by Saudi prince, despite Khashoggi

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has joined the rest of the world in condemning the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Iran sanctions could bring biggest oil disruption in years

Midnight on Sunday will mark a dividing line in the world of oil. Beyond that point, anyone unloading a tanker from Iran risks the full wrath of the US government.

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