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Iran to send 3 satellites into orbit by year end

The head of the Iranian Space Agency said on Sunday that Iran will launch three satellites into orbit by the end of this year, semi-official FARS News Agency reported.

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Asian stock tumble after China lets yuan sink

Asian stock markets fell for a third day Monday after China allowed its yuan to sink to its lowest level this year following President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat.

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New wave of terrorist attacks possible before end of year, UN says

The United Nations has warned that a recent pause in international terrorist violence may soon end, with a new wave of attacks possible before the end of the year.

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Democrat Beto O’Rourke trails Democratic rivals in cash contest

Former Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke raised a lackluster $3.6 million for his struggling presidential campaign in the second quarter of the year, his campaign said on Monday.

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Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation after India standoff

Pakistan’s airspace has been reopened to civil aviation with immediate effect, its aviation authority said on Tuesday, following months of restrictions imposed in the wake of a standoff with neighbouring India earlier this year.

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Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab

Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup after the disintegration of the jihadist group’s land caliphate earlier this year.

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Huawei exec says goal to be world’s top phone maker some time off

China’s Huawei Technologies will need more time to become the world’s largest smartphone maker, a goal it originally aimed to achieve in the fourth quarter of this year, a senior executive said on Tuesday (June 11).

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‘We lack the rules’: Why more climbers are dying on Everest

Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realised before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the world’s highest peak that likely contributed to the greatest death toll in four years.

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Will Turkey choose S-400s or lose Idlib?

On March 11 of this year, I penned a column entitled “The more the U.S. threatens, the more Erdoğan pushes back” for Daily Sabah.

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Four killed in attack on US convoy in Afghanistan

Three US soldiers and a military contractor were killed in a roadside explosion on Monday in the deadliest attack on American troops this year.

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Qatar Airways is offering flights to Iran for half price right now

There are some great deals available from some US cities to Tehran, Iran, right now. If you’ve been thinking about traveling to Iran this year, these are probably the best prices you’re going to see! Book quickly, though — we don’t expect this flight deal to last more than 24 hours, if that.

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China adds stimulus as it cuts growth target to 6%-6.5% range

With economic momentum continuing to slow from a crackdown on financial leverage and the trade conflict with the U.S., China has set its growth target for this year at a range of 6% to 6.5%.

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China will tackle US trade dispute in 2019, says Commerce Minister Zhong Shan

China will work to straighten out trade frictions with the US this year, the country’s commerce minister told state media, following talks with US negotiators last week.

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What did not happen in 2018?

۲۰۱۸ will go down as the year NASA successfully landed a probe on Mars, Norway won a record of 39 medals at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics and the EU raised the possibility of harmonising summertime and wintertime.

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N.Korea ‘Could Acquire 100 Nuclear Warheads by 2020’

North Korea could acquire up to 100 warheads by 2020 despite stopping nuclear and missile tests this year, NBC quoted an expert as speculating Friday.

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