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US seeks to divide Sudan into 5 parts: President Bashir

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says the US seeks to divide his country into five regions, more than a month after Washington announced that it had lifted its strict sanctions on ...

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Moscow: UN-OPCW Mechanism on Syria lost credibility

Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vassily Nebenzia said that the UN-OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) on Syria is “dead” and has completely lost its credibility, asserting the need for establishing a ...

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Russia slaps sanctions on dozens of Canadians in tit-for-tat measure

Moscow has banned dozens of Canadian individuals from entering Russia in retaliation for sanctions recently imposed by Ottawa against 30 Russian officials. The move was prompted after Canada’s government on Friday ...

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Iranian President rejects meeting with Trump

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected a meeting requested by US President Donald Trump while in New York for the 72nd UN General Assembly. Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi made the announcement ...

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Over 90% of Syria retaken from terrorists: President Putin

President Vladimir Putin has hailed Russian forces’ contribution to Syria’s counterterrorism campaign, saying over 90 percent of the Syrian territory has been liberated from the grip of militants. Speaking on ...

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Police attack Shia Muslims in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Indian police have attacked Shia Muslims taking part in a procession to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him), the third Shia imam. Shia Muslims held ...

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Blast outside Shia mosque in Kabul, 6 killed

An assailant has detonated an explosive device outside a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least six people. General Salim Almas, the criminal investigative director of Kabul city, said ...

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