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Iran summons Swiss envoy over drone row

Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday summoned Swiss ambassador to Tehran to deliver a note of protest over the “violation” of Iran’s airspace by a U.S.

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Oil tanker captain disputes part of US account of attack

The captain of one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday disputed part of the United States’ account of the attack on Friday.

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Thorny issues remain in US-China trade negotiations

THE UNITED States and China are due to resume negotiations on Thursday in Washington to try to end their trade war but central to the dispute between the world’s top economic powers is dominance in future high-tech industries.

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I was told it straight in Brussels: the EU’s only alternative to the backstop is a customs union | BrexitCentral

Michel Barnier hinted at it on Friday night, but the Irish delegation told me straight in Brussels on Thursday: they will never agree a subsequent agreement or variation to the Withdrawal Agreement which replaces the backstop that is not a customs union. Whether that is for the whole UK, or Northern Ireland on its own with a full customs border in the Irish Sea, is up to us, according to Barnier.

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Iran is a Friend and Colleague of Afghanistan’s Difficult days: Abdullah

Afghan NUG’s chief of executive directorate (CE) Abdullah Abdullah, said at a commemoration ceremony of the 40th victory anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran held at the Iranian embassy in Kabul on Thursday that despite challenges, the relations between Afghanistan and Iran is at high levels.

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Ukrainian forces shell LPR 3 times over last 24 hours

Ukrainian forces have shelled the territory of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) three times over the last 24 hours, LPR people’s militia said on Thursday.

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Canadian Police Charge Minor With Terror Offenses

Canadian police said Friday that they had charged a minor with terror-related offenses in connection with a pair of national security raids in Kingston, Ontario, Thursday night.

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US To Maintain Military Presence In Syria After Withdrawal – OpEd

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered contradictory messages in a speech in Cairo on Thursday, January 18. On the one hand, he said Washington will withdraw American troops from Syria in line with Donald Trump’s momentous announcement on December 19, and on the other, he emphasized the US will continue fighting the Islamic State and will also contain the influence of Iran in the Middle East region.

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۱۲ killed in Burkina Faso terrorist attack

Twelve people were killed and two others injured Thursday in a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso’s northern province of Soum, the country’s security ministry announced late Friday in a statement.

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CNN Fires Commentator for Speaking Up for Palestinians

CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill was fired on Thursday, following comments he made about Israel, during a speech at a United Nations assembly.

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Iran is complying with nuclear deal restrictions: IAEA report

Iran has remained within the main restrictions on its nuclear activities imposed by a 2015 deal with major powers, a confidential report by the U.N. atomic watchdog indicated on Thursday.

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Myanmar: Bangladesh to Start Repatriating Rohingya Thursday

Top Myanmar officials say the repatriation of ethnic Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh, to which more than 700,000 fled since last year to escape deadly violence carried out by Myanmar’s security forces, will begin Thursday.

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War on terror left half a million dead in 17 years, says report

War-related violence has killed 65,000 people in Pakistan in the last 17 years, including 23,000 civilians, 9,000 security personnel and 90 American contractors, says a report released on Thursday. The rest of the casualties were anti-government fighters.

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Wounded Brazilian presidential candidate moved to Sao Paulo for treatment

Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, who was stabbed in the abdomen at a campaign event on Thursday, was flown to Sao Paulo for further medical treatment on Friday, his family said.

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Burundi UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic ambush

A Burundi U.N. peacekeeper was killed in an ambush in the Central African Republic on Thursday, the U.N.’s Minusca mission announced on Friday, August 24.

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Turkish lira trades below 6.0 against dollar

The Turkish lira eased to slightly below 6.0 against the dollar on Thursday after the United States ruled out removing steel tariffs on Turkey even if Ankara frees a U.S. pastor and after Qatar pledged $15 billion in investment to Turkey.

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