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Russia, Ukraine swap dozens of prisoners in first sign of thawing relations

Russia and Ukraine swapped dozens of prisoners on Saturday in a carefully-negotiated rapprochement that brought Western praise and could thaw a freeze in relations since Moscow’s annexation of the Crimea region in 2014.

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Trump is caught by surprise over Iran’s man at G7

Iran’s foreign minister flew into the French resort hosting the G7 summit yesterday, an unexpected twist to a meeting already troubled by differences between Donald Trump and Western allies over a raft of issues, including Iran.

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Dozens Killed As Bus Hits Roadside Bomb In Western Afghanistan

A roadside bomb explosion has hit a passenger bus in the western Afghan province of Farah, killing at least 34 civilians and wounding 17 others, officials say.

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Omani FM in Iran to discuss issues of bilateral and regional importance

Known internationally for its moderate positions in regional and international issues, Oman has in several cases acted as a potential mediator between Iran and the Western countries. With tensions between Iran and the US and UK again on the rise, Omani foreign minister once again visited Iran for diplomatic talks.

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China’s police state goes global, leaving refugees in fear

Muslims who escaped China’s crackdown in Xinjiang still live in fear, saying new homes abroad and even Western passports afford them no protection against a state-driven global campaign of intimidation.

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‘Deep concerns’: US objects to UN counterterrorism chief’s visit to Xinjiang

The United States and other western countries have objected to a visit by the United Nations counterterrorism chief to China’s remote Xinjiang, where UN experts say some 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims are held in detention centres.

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Libyan Government of National Accord Accuses Haftar Forces of School Shelling

The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), which controls the western parts of Libya, has accused the Libyan National Army (LNA) that is headed by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar of shelling a school in southern Tripoli.

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The CIA Predicted Disaster in Vietnam. Why Did No One Listen?

No American president—no chief executive of a Western democratic country—has displayed so much open disdain for the professional intelligence services of his own government as Donald J.

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Iran eyes enhancing ties with Iraq, Kuwait

Despite various claims made by the Western countries and their regional allies about Iran’s “destabilizing behavior” in the Middle East, the Islamic Republic has persistently said it pursues friendly relations with all countries in the region.

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Saudi prince Mohammed bin Salman’s in Asia since West won’t invite him: Prof Safwan M Masri

“Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia is touring Asia since no Western nation will invite him.

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Despite Western pressures, Iran unveils a new long-range cruise missile

While the Western countries persistently claim that Iran’s missile program is a source of concern and should be stopped, the Islamic Republic continues to consider this area as its redline that cannot be compromised. In this vein, Iranian armed forces today revealed a new long-range cruise missile designed and produced inside the country.

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Japanese crab fishing boat seized by Russian authorities

A crab fishing boat from the western Japan prefecture of Shimane has been seized by Russian authorities in the Sea of Japan for allegedly fishing illegally in Russia’s exclusive economic zone, prefectural officials said Saturday.

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Grenade Explodes at US Consulate in West Mexico – Reports

A grenade exploded on the grounds of a US consulate in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, media reported Saturday.

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Number of Injured in Powerful Earthquake in Western Iran Rises to 780 – Reports

The number of people, who were injured by the powerful Sunday earthquake that hit the western Iranian province of Kermanshah, has risen to 780, local media reported on Tuesday.

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Bahrain holds elections with ban on opposition groups

Bahrainis vote on Saturday in a parliamentary election from which opposition groups have been barred in a crackdown on dissent in the Western-allied kingdom as tensions with the Shi’ite Muslim opposition show no signs of abating.

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Syrian state YouTube channels ‘terminated’ amid fears of looming false flag chem attack

A number of Syrian state and media-linked YouTube accounts have gone dark, as the battle for Idlib looms, amid Russia’s warnings of an imminent false-flag chemical attack and Western preparations for retaliatory strikes.

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