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 2020-02-17 21:00 

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Americans return to US after two weeks on coronavirus-affected cruise...

More than 300 US citizens including 14 infected with the coronavirus were in the US and under quarantine after spending two weeks stuck on a cruise ship....

 2020-02-17 19:30 

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US has meddled in election of 80 nations since World War ll: Analyst...

US intelligence agencies attempted to influence the elections of 80 nations since the end of World War ll in 1945, says an author and political commentator in Chicago....

 2020-02-17 19:19 

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Iranian defense ministry wins $280 mln worth of shipbuilding deals...

Iran award $280 million worth of shipbuilding contracts to the country's defense ministry....

 2020-02-17 19:03 

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Downing Street appears to be standing by racist 'advisor'...

Boris Johnson has caused deep anxiety by his refusal to immediately sack an 'advisor' who has espoused unacceptable views on a wide range of sensitive topics....

 2020-02-17 18:44 

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Larijani: Iran ready to boost Lebanon's economic conditions...

Iran is ready to help improve economy in Lebanon, Parliament Speaker Larijani says....

 2020-02-17 18:43 

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France pension reform protests move from street to parliament...

Protesters gathered outside France's National Assembly....

 2020-02-17 18:41 

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China using plasma from recovered patients to treat coronavirus...

"We are positive that this method can be very effective in our patients," a health official said....

 2020-02-17 18:35 

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Liberation of Aleppo not end of Syrian army's anti-terror campaign: Assad...

President Assad says the liberation of Aleppo does not mean the end of the Syrian army's campaign against foreign-backed terrorist groups....

 2020-02-17 18:28 

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Russia says US causes irreparable damage to security balance by deploying weapons to space...

The provocative step is an attempt by the US to justify plans to deploy weapons in space, Moscow says....

 2020-02-17 18:06 

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Extreme weather to overload urban power grids: Study...

Extreme hot spells made increasingly likely by climate change could overload urban power grids and cause roving blackouts, study shows....

 2020-02-17 18:00 

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Jet man flies high above Dubai...

French jetman Vince Reffet successfully takes off from the ground, flying high above Dubai....

 2020-02-17 17:41 

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IRGC chief: Iran's missile strike on US legitimate defense, strategic in nature...

Iran's IRGC chief commander says the country's missile strike on a US base in Iraq was legitimate defense while being of a strategic nature....

 2020-02-17 17:35 

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China sends over 32,000 medics to aid in battle against COVID-19 in Hubei...

The medical staff has been mobilized to central China's Hubei Province....

 2020-02-17 17:24 

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Bill Gates warns coronavirus may kill over 10 million people in Africa...

US billionaire and software developer Bill Gates has warned that the coronavirus epidemic could overwhelm the health services of Africa....

 2020-02-17 16:34 

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Syria's return to Arab League to happen soon: Former chief...

Former Secretary General of the Arab League Amr Moussa says Syria will soon reclaim its seat in the regional organization....

 2020-02-17 16:21 

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Guardian Council defends purge of disqualified candidates for Iran legislative vote...

The Guardian Council defends purge of disqualified candidates for elections....

 2020-02-17 16:19 

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Taliban says unless its leadership shifts policy, Afghan govt., foreign forces will be targeted...

Our leadership hasn't conveyed any message about a truce, a Taliban official says....

 2020-02-17 16:17 

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Bomb attack at religious rally kills 10 in Pakistani city Quetta...

At least 10 people, including two police officers, are killed in a bomb attack in Quetta, southwestern Pakistan....

 2020-02-17 15:56 

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French foreign minister Le Drian warns UK of tough times ahead...

France has applied pressure on the UK to moderate its trade negotiation strategy as Britain's lead negotiator prepares to address Brussels....

 2020-02-17 15:43 

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German far-right arrests reveal 'shocking' attack plot on mosques...

Twelve members of a far-right group were arrested in six German states....

 2020-02-17 15:34 

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Iran egg producers ditching cardboard to save nearly $20 mln a year...

Iranian egg farmers are the heaviest consumers of cardboard boxes among all industries in the country....

 2020-02-17 15:30 

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US firms in China report staff shortages, say coronavirus hitting global operations: AmCham...

Nearly half of the US companies in China say their global operations are already seeing an impact from business shutdowns due to the coronavirus epidemic....

 2020-02-17 15:29 

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US, some regional states help terrorists: Iran's Larijani...

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani expresses Tehran's support for the Syrian government's efforts in combating terrorism....

 2020-02-17 15:06 

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Storm Dennis causes widespread flooding on England-Wales border...

Relief efforts continue in western England and the Welsh borders as Storm Dennis leaves widespread flooding and damage in its wake....

 2020-02-17 15:02 

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How Trump could be beaten...

Don DeBar believes there's a rebellion forming in the US against the institutions and the candidates who could cash on that have a chance to beat Donald Trump....

 2020-02-17 14:38 

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French MPs begin debating controversial pension bill as opposition vow to derail it...

Members of the French parliament begin examining a controversial pension reform bill, with the opposition vowing to derail it....

 2020-02-17 14:30 

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Syrian army intercepts, downs militant drone near Homs refinery...

Syrian army forces intercept and shoot down a militant drone laden with explosives while flying in the skies near Homs refinery....

 2020-02-17 14:15 

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Mousavi: US must clarify its 'nontransparent' elections before questioning Iran...

Iran advises the US to clarify its nontransparent voting system instead of questioning the legitimacy of the voting process in the Islamic Republic....

 2020-02-17 13:10 

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NBA All Stars: Team LeBron 157-155 Team Giannis...

Team LeBron have defeated Team Giannis 157 to 155 in the 69th NBA All-Star Game....

 2020-02-17 12:50 

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Yemen massacre...

The Saudi-led coalitions war on Yemen continues to take innocent lives. At least 31 civilians were killed and 12 others wounded in Saturday airstrikes conducted by the coalition in Yemens al-Jawf governorate....

 2020-02-17 11:35 

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New York Times visits anti-Iran terrorist group's lair, observes cult-like modus operandi...

The New York Times is given access to inside a secretive facility housing anti-Iran Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO) terrorists in the Albanian capital, Tirana, noticing and recounting the cult-like nature of the group....

 2020-02-17 11:30 

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Tory MPs turn on Boris Johnson over plot to 'destroy the BBC'...

'This would smash the BBC and turn it from being a universal broadcaster to one that would just work for its subscribers,' warns Tory MP....

 2020-02-17 11:21 

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Over two dozen killed in assault on Burkina Faso church...

Unidentified gunmen kill 24 people at a church in village in northern Burkina Faso, officials say....

 2020-02-17 11:17 

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Bloomberg trying 'to buy the presidency': Sanders...

Bernie Sanders has attacked his rival Michael Bloomberg, accusing the billionaire of trying to "buy the presidency" with TV ads worth millions of dollars....

 2020-02-17 10:58 

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Iranian illegally detained in Germany returns home with FM Zarif...

Iranian national Ahmad Khalili, who had been detained in Germany over allegations of violating illegal United States sanctions on Iran, returns home following extensive diplomatic work....

 2020-02-17 10:53 

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Dozens of Yemeni civilians killed in Saudi-led raids...

Yemen's Ansarullah movement says at least 31 civilians have been killed in air raids carried out by a Saudi-led coalition....

 2020-02-17 10:23 

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Gas leak kills six in Pakistan's Karachi...

At least six are killed and 50 others hospitalized after a suspected poisonous gas spread overnight in a neighborhood near the seaport in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi....

 2020-02-17 10:01 

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Five Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack on military base in Kunduz...

At least five Afghan soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack on their base in Kunduz....

 2020-02-17 09:52 

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Sudan opens airspace to Israeli aircraft, Israeli officials say...

Israeli officials say Sudan has opened its airspace to Israeli aircraft for the first time, with a private Israeli jet using Sudanese airspace to travel from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Tel Aviv....

 2020-02-17 09:39 

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Armed assailants kill 22 villagers, including 14 children, in Cameroon: UN...

Armed men kill 22 villagers, including over a dozen children, in northwest Cameroon, a UN official says....

 2020-02-17 09:31 

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Storm Dennis hits hard week after storm Ciara with widespread flooding...

Following the torrential rains brought on by storm Dennis more flooding and travel chaos is threatening many communities across Britain still reeling after last week's storm Ciara....

 2020-02-17 09:30 

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Iran honors domestic, foreign researchers at international event...

Iran holds the latest edition of its prestigious Khwarizmi International Award festival, presenting more than a dozen domestic and foreign research projects with the event's special accolade....

 2020-02-17 09:00 

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TUNISIA CHALLENGES...
 2020-02-17 08:56 

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'US threat of ending intelligence sharing with allies over Huawei out of desperation'...

Political commentator Andrew KP Leung believes that the US president's threats of blocking intelligence- sharing with countries that work with Chinese telecommunications company Huawei is out of desperation....

 2020-02-17 08:20 

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Former DOJ officials call on US Attorney General Barr to resign...

Over 1,000 former US Justice Department officials on Sunday called for Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the trial of a longtime adviser of President Donald Trump....

 2020-02-17 07:55 

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Billboards in Tel Aviv incite reprisal against Palestinians over rejection of Trump deal...

Billboards appear on highways in Tel Aviv with hateful messages against Palestinians, in apparent reprisal for their refusal to accept US President Donald Trump's plan for the Middle East....

 2020-02-17 07:31 

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China reports rise in new virus cases as death toll nears 1,800...

China says the number of reported new cases of coronavirus rise in Hubei province after two days of fall....

 2020-02-17 07:19 

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Syria recaptures most of Aleppo ahead of Russo-Turkish talks...

Backed by Russian air power, the Syrian army makes unprecedented advances in the northwestern Aleppo Province, which borders Turkey, as Ankara plans to take up its grievances about the breakthroughs with Moscow....

 2020-02-17 06:42 

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Canada PM scraps Barbados trip amid indigenous anti-pipeline protests...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau cancels foreign tour to address ongoing anti-pipeline protests by indigenous people at home....

 2020-02-17 05:55 

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The Weekly: Our most important stories from last week...

The Weekly is a brief look back at the most consequential news from last week with a view to putting them in context....

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