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8 migrants drown, 31 rescued by Turkish coast guard off Aegean coast

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8 migrants drown, 31 rescued by Turkish coast guard off Aegean coast

AA Photo At least eight irregular migrants died and another 31 were rescued by Turkish coastguard after their capsized off the coast of western Turkey’s Muğla province while trying to reach trying to reach the Greek islands. Two rescue boats, a helicopter and a special diving unit was sent to the area after coast guard received reports […]

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Seoul, Washington to discuss 4th inter-Korean summit

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Seoul, Washington to discuss 4th inter-Korean summit

President Moon Jae-in, left, and Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven give a press conference after their talks in Saltsjobaden outside Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday, June 15. AP-Yonhap President Moon Jae-in, left, and Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven give a press conference after their talks in Saltsjobaden outside Stockholm, Sweden, Saturday, June 15. AP-Yonhap Senior South Korean […]

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Houthi missile attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport wounds 26

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Houthi missile attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport wounds 26

Yemen’s Houthis have fired a missile at Saudi Arabia‘s Abha airport, wounding 26 civilians in the building’s arrivals hall, according to the Saudi-UAE-led coalition fighting the rebels. In a statement on Wednesday, the coalition said a projectile hit the arrivals hall at Abha airport, causing material damage. Three women and two children were among the wounded, and were of Saudi, […]

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Assad regime forces attack Turkish observation point in Idlib

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Assad regime forces attack Turkish observation point in Idlib

AA File Photo The Defense Ministry said they immediately retaliated to a Bashar Assad regime attack Sunday on a Turkish observation post in northwestern Syria. In a statement, the ministry said regime forces launched an artillery attack from Idlib region’s Tall Bazan on Murak, where a Turkish observation post is situated. The regime attack was […]

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UK Labor leader says no ‘credible evidence’ of Iran role in tanker attacks

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UK Labor leader says no ‘credible evidence’ of Iran role in tanker attacks

TEHRAN – The UK Labor Party leader has called on the government to abstain from escalating tensions with Iran without “credible evidence” that Tehran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Jeremy Corbyn said Britain risked increasing the threat of war after the Foreign Office said it was “almost […]

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“Substantially” demonstrate commitment to denuclearization, Moon urges North Korea Speaking in Sweden, ROK President says DPRK must “earn” the trust of international community

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“Substantially” demonstrate commitment to denuclearization, Moon urges North Korea Speaking in Sweden, ROK President says DPRK must “earn” the trust of international community

North Korea must “substantially” demonstrate its willingness to completely denuclearize in order to alleviate the international community’s concerns and earn sanctions relief, the South Korean President said on Friday. In a speech to the Swedish parliament as part of the last leg of an official state visit to Northern Europe, Moon told lawmakers that there […]

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Turkey vows retaliation against possible US sanctions over S-400 deal

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Turkey vows retaliation against possible US sanctions over S-400 deal

This file photo dated March 11, 2019 shows a new S-400 “Triumph” surface-to-air missile system after its deployment at a military base outside the town of Gvardeysk near Kaliningrad, Russia. (Reuters File Photo) Turkey will “take reciprocal steps” if the United States imposes sanctions over its purchase of the Russian S-400 air defense missile systems, […]

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US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

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US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday [AP Photo/ISNA) The United States has released a video that it claims shows Iran‘s Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded mine from one of the two tankers hit by explosions in the Gulf of Oman. “At 4:10pm local time [00:10 GMT] an IRGC Gashti Class patrol […]

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Boris Johnson far ahead in Tory leadership race to replace PM May after Brexit failure

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Boris Johnson far ahead in Tory leadership race to replace PM May after Brexit failure

Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson gestures as he talks during the launch of his campaign in London, Britain June 12, 2019. (Reuters Photo) Boris Johnson, who has pledged to deliver Brexit on Oct. 31, edged closer to power on Thursday when he won by far the most support from Conservative Party lawmakers in the […]

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‘Accidental conflict’ possible, Japan’s Abe warns Iran and US

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‘Accidental conflict’ possible, Japan’s Abe warns Iran and US

Iranian presidency, AFP | Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani (right) meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Saadabad Palace in the capital Tehran on June 12, 2019. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe travelled to Tehran on Wednesday to warn that an “accidental conflict” could be sparked amid heightened tensions between Iran and the US. […]

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