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Russia filed official protest with the United States over the recent ‘provocative’ by a US navy destroyer

Russia files protest with US over ‘provocative’ maritime border violation Russia has filed an official protest with the United States over the recent breach of its maritime border by a US navy destroyer. The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday that it had filed the protest with Washington over the Tuesday incident, […]

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Turkey says does not anticipate Washington’s sanctions over Russian-made S-400 defense missile systems

A high-ranking official from Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) says Ankara does not anticipate Washington’s sanctions over its purchase of Russian-made S-400 defense missile systems after US president-elect Joe Biden takes office. “The US president will most likely watch the balance in the region very carefully for US interests, and will not […]

Asia English

China censures war crimes committed by Australian troops in Afghanistan and called for a thorough probe

China has severely censured unlawful killings by Australian forces in Afghanistan and called for a thorough probe into the heinous crimes to bring those involved to justice. The findings of an investigation published last week revealed that Australian soldiers “unlawfully” killed at least 39 Afghan civilians and inmates between 2005 and 2016. The heavily-redacted 465-page […]

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Father of #IRANIAN NUCLEAR programme SCIENTIST MOHSEN FAKHRIZADEH ASSASSINATED IN TEHRAN : exclusive video

The Iranian regime is yet to officially confirm how exactly Mohsen Fakhrizade was eliminated, but the reports about a “suicide bomber” seem false. Updated reports claim that there was an explosion, then a firefight. Multiple Confirmations from Iranian Media: According to the political correspondent of Iran‘s state-affiliated Tasnim News Agency said: “a few hours ago, […]

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Beijing is pouring billions into its military-run space program, preparing to launch spacecraft

China preparing to launch unmanned spacecraft to bring back lunar rocks China is preparing to launch an unmanned spacecraft on Tuesday to bring back lunar rocks, the first attempt by any nation to retrieve samples from the moon in four decades. Beijing is pouring billions into its military-run space program, with hopes of having a […]

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Iran’s natural gas production tops 900 mcm per day : NIGC chief

Iran’s production of natural gas has reached 900 million cubic meters (mcm) per day, according to latest government figures, as the country moves ahead with plans to build out its massive energy sector despite US sanctions imposed by the United States. Head of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Hassan Montazer Torbati said on Wednesday […]

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US imposes new illegal Iran-related sanctions on four entities in China and Russia, accusing them of “promoting Tehran’s missile program”

US special representative for Iran says Washington will impose new illegal Iran-related sanctions on four entities in China and Russia, accusing them of what it said “promoting Tehran’s missile program”. According to Press TV, during a virtual event at Beirut Institute on Wednesday, Elliott Abrams reiterated that “the pressure on Iran would continue to mount […]

English International

The German govt agreed on September 26 next year for the general election to choose a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel

The German government has agreed on September 26 next year for the general election to choose a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel, a government spokeswoman said. Merkel has said she will not stand for a fifth term and will retire from politics next year after 16 years at the helm of Europe’s top economic power […]

English USA

US jobless claims rise to 778,000 as pandemic worsens : Labor Department’s report

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 778,000, evidence that the US economy and job market remain under strain as coronavirus cases surge and colder weather heighten the risks. The Labor Department’s report Wednesday said jobless claims climbed from 748,000 the week before. Before the virus struck hard in mid-March, […]

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#Turkey is a valuable and important ally because they play a key role in the fight against terrorism : NATO Secretary General

Hemat @Himat75 On this day in 2015 #Turkey shot down #Russian jet who violated #Turkish air space Jason Nicholls @jnmet Slow-moving trough will bring showers to the Mediterranean coast & eastern #Turkey Wednesday into Friday. A pair of developing lows will lead to rain, some heavy, & mountain snow from E & S #Iraq & […]