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 2018-06-25 01:07 

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Zarif Warns Collapse Of Nuclear Deal 'Dangerous' For Iran...

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told domestic entrepreneurs that the collapse of the 2015 nuclear deal would have "very dangerous consequences" for the country....

 2018-06-25 00:18 

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Turkish Election Board Declares Erdogan Outright Winner Of Presidential Vote...

The Turkish election board has declared incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdogan the winner of the country's pivotal presidential election in the first round, avoiding the need for a runoff....

 2018-06-24 22:35 

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Talk Of Unity, But Little Progress At EU Mini-Summit On Migration...

The leaders of 16 EU countries spoke of a unified effort to solve the migrant crisis on the Continent, but their "mini-summit"; failed to yield any concrete decisions....

 2018-06-24 22:30 

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U.S. Security Adviser's Moscow Trip Seen As Prelude To Trump Meeting With Putin...

U.S. national security adviser John Bolton is heading to Europe on a trip that will eventually take him to Moscow amid expectations he will clear the way for a July meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin....

 2018-06-24 16:08 

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Hundreds Of Macedonians Protest Country's Name Change...

Hundreds of people gathered in the center of the Macedonian capital late on June 23 to protest against a landmark agreement with Greece to rename the country....

 2018-06-24 16:01 

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Thaci, Vucic In Belgium For Talks On Normalizing Kosovo-Serbia Ties...

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci and his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vucic, have come together in the Belgian capital for EU-mediated talks aimed at normalizing bilateral relations....

 2018-06-24 14:41 

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Red Army Choir Plays To Thousands In Belgrade...

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic received members of the Russian military's famed Aleksandrov song-and-dance ensemble, also known as the Red Army Choir, on June 23 in Belgrade. The ensemble then performed outside the city's St. Sava Church for a...

 2018-06-24 13:58 

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Feasts, Hugs, And Selfies: A Tantalizing Glimpse Of Possible Afghan Peace...

A temporary cease-fire between Taliban and government forces offered a sneak peek into what lasting peace between the longtime combatants could look like....

 2018-06-24 13:20 

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Moldovans Protest Mayoral Vote Annulment...

Thousands of people have protested against the nullification of mayoral election results in Moldova's capital, Chisinau. On June 24, protesters marched from the city hall to the Moldovan parliament. The June 3 municipal runoff was won by pro-Western c...

 2018-06-24 12:27 

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Macedonian Student Movement Protests Name Change...

Hundreds of people have taken part in a rally organized by the student movement Young People For Macedonia to protest against changing Macedonia's official name to North Macedonia. The rally was held outside the Macedonian parliament in Skopje late on...

 2018-06-24 12:23 

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Moldovans Protest Nullification Of Chisinau's Mayoral Election Results...

Thousands of people demonstrated in Moldova's capital, Chisinau, on June 24 to protest the nullification of mayoral election results that had shown a victory for a pro-Western candidate....

 2018-06-24 11:30 

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Saudi Religious Authority Welcomes End To Ban On Women Drivers...

Saudi Arabia's top religious authority welcomed an end to a decades-old ban on female driving on June 24, hours after women started taking to the wheel as part of a liberalization drive in the conservative Muslim-majority kingdom....

 2018-06-24 11:23 

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Iraqi Cleric Sadr Announces Coalition Deal With PM Abadi...

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and powerful Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr announced they have agreed on a political coalition in an effort to form a new government in the wake of elections in May....

 2018-06-24 10:26 

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Russian Hockey Star Kovalchuk Returns To North America...

Russian Olympic hockey star Ilya Kovalchuk is returning to North America after signing a three-year deal with the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL)....

 2018-06-24 10:12 

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Brussels Hosts EU 'Mini-Summit' On Migration...

European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels on June 24 for what has been called a "mini-summit"; designed to address the Continent's migration crisis ahead of a full EU summit four days later....

 2018-06-24 10:04 

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Seven Arrested For Deadly Attack On Roma Camp In Western Ukraine...

Ukrainian police say seven people have been arrested in western Ukraine in connection with a deadly overnight attack on a Roma camp in a forest on the outskirts of Lviv...

 2018-06-24 09:21 

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Defense Attorney Meets With Gulnara Karimova, Indicates She Is Open To 'Concessions'...

Lawyer confirms former presidential daughter is alive and incarcerated in an Uzbek prison, but says she denies wrongdoing and will continue to fight against asset seizures....

 2018-06-23 23:39 

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Monitor Group Says Russian Jets Aid Syria In New Assault...

A monitor group says Russian jets have struck rebel-held areas in southern Syria in the first such attacks since Moscow agreed to a cease-fire in July 2017, endangering one of the so-called "de-escalation" zones....

 2018-06-23 23:10 

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FIFA To Probe Kosovo-Tied Players For Albanian Flag Gesture...

Soccer's international governing body says it has initiated an investigation into reports of apparent politically tinged celebrations by two ethnic-Albanian members of Switzerland's World Cup squad....

 2018-06-23 22:44 

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Turkey Goes To Polls In Test Of Erdogan's Grip On Power...

Turks are heading to the polls on June 24 in presidential and parliamentary elections that could either solidify President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power or reveal new signs of weakness after more than 15 years of increasingly authoritarian rule....

 2018-06-23 21:25 

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Trump Likely To Meet Putin In 'Not-Too-Distant-Future'...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Donald Trump is likely to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin "in the not-too-distant future."...

 2018-06-23 21:24 

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Russia Backs OPEC Oil Production Increase...

OPEC has agreed with Russia and other oil-producing countries to increase production from July....

 2018-06-23 19:02 

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Pakistani Taliban Appoint New Leader After Mullah Fazlullah's Killing...

The Pakistani Taliban has appointed a religious scholar as their new leader to replace Mullah Fazlullah, who was killed in a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan earlier this month....

 2018-06-23 18:55 

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Two Pakistani Soldiers, Six Militants Killed In Tribal Region...

The Pakistani Army said six militants and two government soldiers were killed in a gunbattle in the tribal areas bordering Afghanistan....

 2018-06-23 17:31 

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Turkey's Erdogan, His Main Rival Stage Final Election Rallies...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main challenger, Muharrem Ince, made a final push for support at rival rallies in Istanbul on June 23, a day before presidential and parliamentary elections widely viewed as the most crucial in Turkey for dec...

 2018-06-23 16:47 

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Gay Pride Parade Held In Belgrade...

Around 100 gay activists and their supporters walked through the central streets of Belgrade in a gay-pride parade amid an increased police presence. No major incidents were reported....

 2018-06-23 15:48 

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Serbian President Receives Red Army Choir In Belgrade...

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic received members of the Aleksandrov Ensemble, widely known as the Red Army Choir, on June 23, ahead of their gala performance in Belgrade. The choir performed the famous Russian folk song Kalinka for Vucic....

 2018-06-23 14:26 

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Jailed Iranian Rights Lawyer Rejects Bail Offer...

A prominent Iranian human rights lawyer who was arrested on June 13 has refused to post bail, Iranian news agencies have reported....

 2018-06-23 14:16 

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Dozens Detained In Kazakhstan Ahead Of Banned Rally...

Dozens of people were detained in cities across Kazakhstan on June 23 in connection with an unsanctioned protest organized by the opposition Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan (DVK) movement, a project of fugitive banker Mukhtar Ablyazov. The demonstration w...

 2018-06-23 11:42 

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Opposition Unites In Bid To Halt Turkey's March Toward One-Man Rule...

With constitutional changes poised to introduce an all-powerful presidential system, Turkey's elections on June 24 are arguably the country's most important in recent history....

 2018-06-23 11:10 

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Kosovo-Tied Swiss Players Criticized For Albania Gesture At World Cup Game...

Two players with the Swiss national soccer team have sparked controversy for apparently making a political gesture after scoring goals in the team's 2-1 victory over Serbia in the 2018 World Cup on June 22....

 2018-06-23 11:02 

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Kosovo Celebrates Swiss Victory Over Serbia In The World Cup...

People in Kosovo's capital, Pristina, came out into the streets on June 22 to celebrate the victory of Switzerland's national team over Serbia in a FIFA World Cup match in Russia. Swiss players of ethnic-Albanian origin Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Sh...

 2018-06-23 10:30 

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Would-Be Protesters Detained In Kazakhstan Ahead Of Banned Rally...

Several people have been detained in the center of Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, in connection with an unsanctioned protest organized by the opposition Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan movement....

 2018-06-23 07:44 

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U.S. Urges Moldova To Respect Rule Of Law In Election Dispute...

The United States State Department has said it is "closely monitoring" the situation surrounding the June 3 mayoral election in the Moldovan capital, Chisinau....

 2018-06-23 07:37 

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U.S. Extends Sanctions Against North Korea, Citing 'Extraordinary Threat'...

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an order extending sanctions against North Korea for one year, citing the "extraordinary threat" of that country's nuclear weapons....

 2018-06-23 04:31 

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Argentina Asks Russia To Deport Fans Who Beat Up Croatians At Soccer Match...

Argentina on June 22 said it has asked Russia to detain and deport four of its soccer fans filmed fighting with Croatian fans at a World Cup match....

 2018-06-23 04:27 

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U.S. Warns Russia To Rein In Syrian Assault In Southwest Cease-Fire Zone...

The United States has warned Russia to rein in its ally Syria after reports that government forces have stepped up attacks on rebels in an area of southwest Syria that was designated as a "de-escalation zone" last year....

 2018-06-23 03:07 

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Chechnya's Kadyrov Honors Star Egyptian Soccer Player Salah...

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov on June 22 honored Egypt's star soccer player Mohamed Salah at a banquet in Grozny for Egypt's World Cup soccer team....

 2018-06-23 03:03 

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Uzbek-Born Man Charged In New York Killings Defends Islamic State...

An Uzbek immigrant who was charged with mowing down and killing eight people with a truck in New York City has spoken out about the Islamic State extremist group at a court hearing....

 2018-06-22 21:21 

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UN Resolution Urges Russian Withdrawal From Transdniester...

The UN General Assembly has passed a draft resolution urging an immediate withdrawal of Russia military forces from Moldova's separatist region of Transdniester....

 2018-06-22 21:15 

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U.S. Republican Lawmakers Seek Putin Visit During Russia Trip...

A high-level U.S. delegation of Republican lawmakers will travel to Moscow and St. Petersburg soon, two members of the group have confirmed....

 2018-06-22 20:51 

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Switzerland Goals By Shaqiri, Xhaka Beat Serbia At World Cup...

Goals by ethnic Albanians Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka led Switzerland to a 2-1 victory over Serbia, dashing the Balkan squad's hope of quickly clinching a place in the next round in the World Cup....

 2018-06-22 17:18 

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Flare-Up Between Kosovo And Serbia After Liberian Gaffe...

A dispute over a claim that Liberia has renounced its recognition of Kosovo underscores Serbia's stubborn refusal to recognize Kosovo's statehood....

 2018-06-22 17:03 

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Kazakhstan's Largest City Gets Monument To Soviet Rock Legend Viktor Tsoi...

A monument to Soviet rock legend Viktor Tsoi has been unveiled in Kazakhstan's largest city, Almaty, the second such memorial to him in the Central Asian country....

 2018-06-22 16:53 

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Putin, Moon Back 'Denuclearization' Of Korean Peninsula, Hail Economic Links...

The leaders of Russia and South Korea have agreed to back efforts to bring about the "complete denuclearization"; of the Korean Peninsula and said recent dialogue between the United States and North Korea would help ease tensions....

 2018-06-22 16:51 

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Erdogan's Main Rival Holds Mass Rally In Ankara...

Turkish presidential candidate Muharrem Ince, the main challenger of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey's June 24 presidential election, held a campaign rally on June 22 in the capital, Ankara, in front of thousands of supporters....

 2018-06-22 16:45 

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Taliban Continue Deadly Attacks Across Afghanistan...

Eighteen Afghan security personnel and two civilians were killed in a series of Taliban attacks on checkpoints in the Badghis and Kandahar provinces, officials say....

 2018-06-22 15:08 

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Taliban School Bans Art, Culture, And Girls After Puberty...

Taliban militants control large swathes of territory in Afghanistan as they battles the government for greater control. RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan spoke with a Taliban commander in Logar Province, who is imposing the insurgent group's radical...

 2018-06-22 14:24 

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Iranian Migrants In Serbia 'Game' To Get To EU...

Serbia lifted its visa requirement for Iranians in 2017 and has attracted a growing number of asylum seekers and others hoping for a new life in Europe. But some who try to reach the EU have only hit dead ends....

 2018-06-22 13:29 

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Hunger-Striking Sentsov's Health Deteriorating, Lawyer Says...

The health of jailed Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike for almost 40 days in a Russian penal colony, is deteriorating, his lawyer says....

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