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U.S. Reinstates Iran Sanctions

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The Trump administration is to reinstate all U.S. sanctions on Iran removed under the 2015 nuclear deal.

Indonesian Diver Dies Searching For Lion Air Crash Victims

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An Indonesian diver Syachrul Anto has died while recovering body parts from the ill-fated lion airplane, which crashed into the sea killing 189 people.

Twitter Took Down 10,000 Anti-Voting Accounts

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Twitter has deleted an estimated 10,000 automated accounts that were posting messages discouraging people from taking part in up coming US mid-term elections.

Asia Bibi’s Lawyer Fled Pakistan For Fear Of His Life

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The lawyer representing a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after eight years on death row has fled Pakistan in fear for his life.

U.S. Mulls Sanctions Over Khashoggi Murder

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US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has said it may take "some weeks" before Washington could have enough evidence to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for the killing of Saudi Journalist, Jamal Khashoggi.

Japan To Relax Immigration Rules

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Japan's cabinet has approved a draft legislation to relax the country's immigration rules.

Indonesia Continues Search For Second Black Box Of Crashed Plane

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Indonesian divers on Friday resumed a search for a second black box from the wreckage of a new aircraft that crashed into the sea off Jakarta this week, killing all 189 people on board.

South Sudan Frees Rebel Leader’s Spokesman, Adviser

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South Sudan on Friday freed rebel leader, Riek Machar’s spokesman and a South African adviser from prison as part of the deal to end almost five years of Civil War.

Man Jailed For Assisting Wife’s Suicide

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An Australian man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for helping his wife commit suicide so he could access her life insurance, in what the judge called a precedent-setting case.

Khashoggi Was Dangerous Islamist, Says Saudi Prince

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Media reports have said that the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, told the US he considered murdered journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, to be a dangerous Islamist.

Tanzania Opposition Party Alleges Arrest Of Leader

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Police arrested a Tanzanian opposition politician on Wednesday after he said scores of people were killed in clashes between security forces and pastoralists in the country’s west.

Turkey Demands Khashoggi’s Body

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Turkey wants Saudi authorities to tell them the whereabouts of the body of murdered journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed last month in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

Indonesia Finds Flight Data Recorder Of Crashed Lion Air Plane

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Indonesian investigators have found the flight data recorder from Lion Air Flight jt610, a discovery that should help explain why the new Boeing 737 crashed on Monday, killing all 189 people on board.

‬European Union Condemns Vote Buying

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The European Union has expressed concern over the growing trend of vote buying in the build up to the 2019 elections.

Third Of Americans See Media As 'Enemy Of The People' - Trump

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The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has said launched a fresh assault on the US media, saying he has "forcefully condemned hatred and bigotry" but this goes unreported.

Pakistan Marks Kashmir Black Day

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The government of Pakistan wants Nigeria and other countries across the world to voice out their aversion to the killings going on in Kashmir.

Brazil Rain Forest Endangered

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Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro is ready to merge the ministries of agriculture and environment; in a move critics’ say may endanger the amazon rainforest.

Afghanistan Suicide Attack Kills Seven

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A suicide bomber targeting a bus carrying employees of Afghanistan’s biggest prison killed at least seven people on Wednesday, in the latest militant attack in the war-torn country.

 

Wikileaks Co-Founder Assange Loses Suit Against Ecuador

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A judge in Ecuador has ruled against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange, who had contested new rules imposed on him in the country's embassy in London.

 

Brazil President-Elect Bolsonaro Wants Anti-Corruption Judge In Supreme Court

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Brazil's far-right President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro says he wants the country's best-known anti-corruption Judge Sergio Moro to be justice minister or to serve on the Supreme Court.