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 2018-09-22 00:46 

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May hits back at EU, prompting sharp fall in pound...

British Prime Minister Theresa May has hit back at the EU, accusing the bloc of not treating the UK with respect....

 2018-09-22 00:44 

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Renewed clashes in Libyan capital between rival forces...

Forces allied with Libya's UN-backed government said on Friday, September 21, that they recaptured Tripoli's southern borders from rival groups....

 2018-09-22 00:24 

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The Leading Apologist of Egypt's Dictator...
 2018-09-21 23:55 

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Sabra and Shatilla Memorial held in Beirut...

Rights activists have traveled to Beirut to commemorate Sabra and Shatilla massacre, which they see as one of the worst atrocities in modern Middle Eastern history committed against the people of Palestine....

 2018-09-21 23:18 

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2018 FIVB Men's World Championships: Bulgaria 3-0 Iran...

Over to Volleyball, Iran have lost to Bulgaria in their first match in the 2nd round of the 2018 FIVB World Championship....

 2018-09-21 23:04 

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Mali police crack down on anti-government protesters on eve of Indpendence Day...

Police fired tear gas in parts of Mali's capital Bamako on Friday, September 21, to disperse anti-government protesters on the eve of Independence Day celebrations....

 2018-09-21 21:39 

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Trump administration 'real threat' to Middle East, global community: Iran FM...

Iran's foreign minister says US President Donald Trump's administration is a real threat to the Middle East and global community....

 2018-09-21 21:31 

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U.S. Sanctions on Russia & China...
 2018-09-21 20:44 

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US threatens India with sanctions over plan to buy S-400 system...

The Trump administration has warned India that there could be "implications4; for purchasing the S-400 missile defense system from Russia....

 2018-09-21 18:45 

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Saudi trying to stop Yemen war crimes probe: HRW...

Human Rights Watch says Saudi Arabia and the UAE are trying to quash a Yemen war crimes probe....

 2018-09-21 17:56 

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British police sanctioned undercover officers' sexual relationships with activists...

The British police have admitted for the first time that an undercover police officer using a false identity had a sexual relationship with an environmental activist with the knowledge of his superiors....

 2018-09-21 17:34 

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Russia: S-400 anti-aircraft missile divisions deployed in Crimea...

S-400 anti-aircraft missile divisions have been deployed to Yevpatoriya in Crimea....

 2018-09-21 17:21 

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EU's refugee policy attracts yet more criticism...

The decision by EU leaders to press ahead with plans to fund refugee centers in North African countries attracts heavy criticism from rights groups and lawmakers....

 2018-09-21 17:13 

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US plays blame game to evade consequences of actions: Iran...

Iran says the US is playing a blame game to evade the consequences of its own despicable and clumsy actions....

 2018-09-21 17:00 

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Poll: Labour could win 1.5mn votes more by backing new Brexit referendum...

The Labour Party could gain an additional 1.5 million votes and dozens of seats in the British Parliament if it campaigned for a new Brexit referendum, a new poll has found....

 2018-09-21 17:00 

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 2018-09-21 17:00 

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Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO...

Over 3 million people died in 2016 due to drinking too much alcohol, the WHO says....

 2018-09-21 16:51 

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian, injure scores of others...

The Gaza Health Ministry said 25-year-old Karim Muahmmad was killed by Israeli fire in eastern Gaza....

 2018-09-21 15:56 

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Pope Francis accepts resignation of two more Chilean bishops...

In addition to Chile, the Catholic Church faces sexual abuse scandals in countries including the United States and Germany....

 2018-09-21 15:50 

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Trump delays release of Russia probe documents...

Trump has delayed the release of documents from the federal probe of alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....

 2018-09-21 15:03 

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Israel begins constructing 310 new settler units in occupied Old City...

Israeli officials have started constructing 310 new settler units in the Old City of the occupied Jerusalem al-Quds....

 2018-09-21 14:40 

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Iran marking Sacred Defense Week with defense achievements...

Iran is set to mark the Sacred Defense Week with military parades....

 2018-09-21 14:37 

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Kashmiris mark Ashura...

Like other Muslims across the world, people in Indian-administered Kashmir mark Ashura, the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein....

 2018-09-21 14:26 

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South Korea's president wraps up visit to the North...

South Korean President Moon Jae-in wraps up his visit to the North where he held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un....

 2018-09-21 14:23 

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US creating new areas of conflict that did not exist before: Ex-CIA officer...

A former American counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer of the CIA says the United States is creating new areas of conflict that did not exist before....

 2018-09-21 14:18 

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WADA votes to lift Russian anti-doping agency ban...

The World Anti-Doping Agency has announced that it will vote to end a 3-year suspension on Russia caused by state-sponsored doping....

 2018-09-21 13:24 

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US sanctions aim to squeeze Russia out of arms trade: Kremlin...

Kremlin says the US is imposing a new raft of sanctions to squeeze Russia out of the global arms market....

 2018-09-21 13:21 

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US threatens Syria's territorial integrity: Russian FM...

Russia says the US control over the Euphrates River's eastern bank poses the biggest threat to Syria's territorial integrity....

 2018-09-21 12:55 

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Turkey arrests dozens of on-duty soldiers over affiliation to Gulen movement...

Turkish police forces have detained 85 military personnel in countrywide raids over alleged links to the Gulen movement blamed for the 2016 failed coup....

 2018-09-21 12:42 

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Ukrainian activists promote urban cycling...

Ukrainians gather in downtown Kiev for a special event to promote cycling....

 2018-09-21 12:32 

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Iran to set clocks back by one hour to observe DST...

Iran will officially turn clocks back by one hour at midnight (1930 GMT) on September 21....

 2018-09-21 11:38 

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Britain to create massive cyber warfare unit with 2,000 personnel...

Britain is to set up a massive unit for cyber warfare with up to 2,000 personnel....

 2018-09-21 10:39 

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Iran denies report of request for meeting with Trump...

Iran has rejected media reports that it had asked for a meeting with the US president on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly....

 2018-09-21 10:26 

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 2018-09-21 10:16 

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Photo of the day...

A young Shia Muslim girl lights candles to mark Ashura, the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, in the early hours of September 21, 2018, near Masjid-e-Askari in Bangalore....

 2018-09-21 10:15 

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French far-right leader refuses court-ordered psych test...

French far-right politician Marine Le Pen refuses to undergo a court-ordered mental exam....

 2018-09-21 10:13 

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UK warns EU to soften on Irish border to reach Brexit deal...

The UK government proposals on situation of Irish border after Brexit will not change....

 2018-09-21 10:08 

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Russia asks Israel to give more explanation on plane downing in Syria...

Russia's Foreign Ministry has urged Israel to provide further explanations on the deadly crash of a Russian military plane in the Syrian province of Latakia....

 2018-09-21 10:07 

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Britain's UKIP calls for 'complete and total' withdrawal from EU...

The UKIP party in Britain launches a manifesto calling for 'complete and total' withdrawal from EU....

 2018-09-21 10:04 

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Spain to push for European recognition of Palestine...

Spain says it will try to bring about a "European recognition" of an independent Palestinian state, saying the country may itself go ahead and recognize Palestine if a consensus evades the continent....

 2018-09-21 09:48 

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US playing with fire with imposing new sanctions: Russia...

Russia says the US is "playing with fire" by imposing new sections on other countries, while China urges Washington to correct its mistake or "bear the consequences"....

 2018-09-21 09:43 

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US supports terrorists, yet Iran gets the blame...
 2018-09-21 09:29 

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More than 100 dead after Tanzania ferry sinks...

More than 100 bodies have been retrieved after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzanian state radio reported on Friday, and hundreds more were still feared missing....

 2018-09-21 09:20 

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Saudi Arabia bans more than 600,000 Palestinians from Hajj...

More than 600,000 Palestinians have effectively been banned from participating in the Hajj and Umrah pilgrimages in Saudi Arabia after the kingdom announced it will no longer provide visas to Palestinians holders of temporary Jordanian passports, accordin...

 2018-09-21 09:12 

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Press TV The Lite Bulletin...

The world's largest outdoor museum in Brazil has rolled out a program for fall 2018, exhibiting pieces of contemporary art....

 2018-09-21 09:00 

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Five shot, including a girl, 8, in Syracuse, New York...

Five people, including an 8-year-old girl, have been shot during a memorial service in the US state of New York....

 2018-09-21 08:55 

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Erbil marks Ashura with mourning processions...

The mourning processions of Ashura in Erbil is viewed as an opportunity to promote unity between all Muslims....

 2018-09-21 08:54 

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UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Ronaldo...

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Juventus striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, following his red card, in the Champions League Match against Valencia....

 2018-09-21 08:51 

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Iran's Army, IRGC hold joint aerial drills in Persian Gulf, Sea of Oman...

The air forces of Iran's Army and Islamic Revolution Guards Corps have started joint aerial drills in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman....

 2018-09-21 08:42 

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Peru recovers over 1700 pieces of stolen artefacts...

Authorities in Peru have recovered over 1700 artefacts which had been stolen from the country, including pre-Hispanic relics from various lost civilisations in the Andean nation....

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