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Iranian bank allowed to open Mumbai branch: Nitin Gadkari

India has allowed an Iranian bank to open a branch in Mumbai, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday, announcing a move seen aimed at circumventing as India builds a strategic port in the West Asian country.

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Terrorists Storm Opposition-Held Town in Syria’s Aleppo – Reports

Terrorists from the Hayat Tahrir Ash-Sham group (former Jabhat al-Nusra) have clashed with the armed opposition groups in the town of Atarib in the west of Syria’s Aleppo province, media reported on Sunday.

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Pakistan backs Iran over US nuclear deal row

As Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday vowed to further strengthen Pakistan-Iran ties, the government expressed unequivocal support for Iran’s position on its troubled nuclear deal with the West that has been abandoned by the United States and urged the other parties to the agreement to remain committed to it.

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US ends funding of UN agency for Palestinian refugees

The United States is ending its decades of funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees, the State Department announced today, a week after slashing bilateral US aid for projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

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European powers fear loss of influence in Balkans after London summit failure

The European Union (EU) summit on the West Balkans in London last Monday was overshadowed by the political crisis in the Conservative government over Brexit.

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At least 16 dead in central Mali ethnic clashes – government

At least 16 Fulani herders have been killed in suspected ethnic clashes in central Mali, the government and local sources said, underscoring the chronic instability blighting the West African nation ahead of elections next month.

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What’s next for the West?

The West as we knew it is over. Maybe it was only a matter of time. As Cameroonian political scientist Achille Mbembe has pointed out, “the West” may claim to make the world a better place but it only serves its own interests.

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Europe struggles to find united front over US president

It was a bit of a squeeze at the EU summit last week in Sofia’s National Palace of Culture, an imposing communist relic. Six prime ministers from the west Balkan states and their entourages filled its vast hallways and stairwells, between tetchy meetings with EU leaders and even tetchier media performances.

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Salisbury attack: Russia claims chemical weapons watchdog manipulated findings

Moscow on Saturday accused the chemical weapons watchdog of manipulating the results of its investigation into the poisoning of a former Russian spy, saying his samples had traces of a nerve agent used by the west.

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Is Oman’s foreign minister about to deliver Iran’s message to the West?

Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi is at an official visit to Tehran today, meeting Iranian high-ranking officials and discussing issues of bilateral interests.

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Palestinian Motorist Rams Group of Israeli Soldiers, Kills 2

Israeli’s army says a Palestinian motorist rammed into a group of troops Friday in the West Bank, killing two soldiers and injuring two others.

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Iranian general raises a condition for missile talks with the West

Following US President Donald Trump’s persistent threats to withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran, some European countries have raised the idea of separate talks with Iran over the country’s missile program. A senior Iranian commander raises a condition for entering such negotiations with the west.

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Dozens of Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers in West Bank, Gaza

Dozens of Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli army forces in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Friday, medical sources and eyewitnesses said.

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Israeli troops wound 56 Palestinians in new clashes

At least 56 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank and Gaza yesterday as they protested in a fresh “day of rage” over US President Donald Trump’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Two mass graves of IS victims found in Raqqa

Two mass graves containing dozens of bodies of civilians and Syrian troops killed by Islamic State militants have been found in the west of Raqqa province, state news agency SANA reported on Friday.

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Health crisis in Yemen, Myanmar

Two crises of astronomical proportions are unfolding not too far from home. Both crises, in the not- too-distant east and the west of the country, are creating unimaginable suffering for the most vulnerable.

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