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The United States has imposed sanctions on the Iranian Ministry of Defense and the Atomic Energy Organization


Mike Pompeo announced first step to implement new order from President Donald Trump, the US government will boycott the Ministry of Defense and Support of the Iranian …

Ukraine’s parliament adopts controversial language bill
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Ukraine’s parliament adopts controversial language bill


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a language law that seeks to increase the use of Ukrainian in a country where Russian is also widely …

Iran marks historic US failure in Tabas Desert
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Iran marks historic US failure in Tabas Desert


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – Iran has marked the 39th anniversary of a failed US military operation in the central Tabas Desert that was launched in an attempt …

Sri Lanka on edge with scares, lock-downs and sweeps for bomb suspects
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Sri Lanka on edge with scares, lock-downs and sweeps for bomb suspects


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – Sri Lankan authorities locked down the central bank and shut the road leading to the jittery capital’s airport because of a bomb scare …

Climate change protesters climb on train at London’s Canary Wharf
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Climate change protesters climb on train at London’s Canary Wharf


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – Climate change activists climbed onto the roof of a train at Canary Wharf’s Docklands Light Railway station in London as part of the …

Putin: NKorea ready to denuclearize _ if it gets guarantees
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Putin: NKorea ready to denuclearize _ if it gets guarantees


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – Russian President Vladimir Putin said after his summit with Kim Jong Un Thursday that the North Korean leader is ready to proceed toward …

France in contact with China over warship’s Taiwan Strait passage
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France in contact with China over warship’s Taiwan Strait passage


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – France is in contact with Chinese authorities after a French warship passed through the Taiwan Strait earlier this month, a source close to …

Sudan may face counter coup if no accord on transition: opposition leader
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Sudan may face counter coup if no accord on transition: opposition leader


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – Sudan could face a counter coup if military rulers and the opposition don’t reach agreement on a transition of power, opposition leader Sadiq …

US seeking surprise nuclear attack potential: Russia
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US seeking surprise nuclear attack potential: Russia


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – The United States has been deploying missile defense systems near Russia to establish a nuclear shield that would make delivering a surprise nuclear …

France’s Macron to unveil long-awaited reform plan
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France’s Macron to unveil long-awaited reform plan


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – French President Emmanuel Macron will unveil Thursday his long-awaited response to nearly six months of street protests as he lays out reform plans …

Putin: nothing wrong with us giving passports to east Ukraine residents
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Putin: nothing wrong with us giving passports to east Ukraine residents


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday a decision to give residents of Ukrainian rebel regions fast-track access to Russian passports was no …

US grants exemptions to sanctions on Iran’s IRGC
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US grants exemptions to sanctions on Iran’s IRGC


TEHRAN, Apr 25 – The US State Department has put in place two carve-outs to the recently announced sanctions against Iran’s IRGC that mean foreign governments, nongovernmental …