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    Iran won’t give Europe more time to save nuclear deal

    Reuterse . London | Updated at 12:00am on June 20, 2019

    Iran said on Wednesday it would not give European powers more time beyond July 8 to save its nuclear deal by shielding it from US...

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    Erdogan says Mursi was ‘killed’

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 08:43pm on June 19, 2019

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said his close ally Mohamed Mursi was ‘killed’ and accused Egyptian authorities of failing to intervene to save...

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    Evidence suggests Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi murder

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 04:49pm on June 19, 2019

    Evidence suggests Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohamed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a UN...

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    Rouhani says world ‘praises’ Iran over US standoff

    Agence-France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:10am on June 19, 2019

    President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the world ‘praises’ Iran over its standoff with Washington, and that the US had broken promises by abandoning a landmark...

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    Former Egypt president Mursi dies during trial

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 12:47am on June 18, 2019

    Former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi, the first democratically elected head of state in Egypt’s modern history, died on Monday aged 67 after collapsing in a...

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    Iran sets 10-day countdown to surpass uranium stockpile limit

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2019

    Iran said Monday it will surpass from June 27 its uranium stockpile limit set under the nuclear deal with world powers, turning up the pressure...

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    Israel PM inaugurates Golan settlement honouring Trump

    Agence-France-Presse . Golan Heights | Updated at 12:10am on June 18, 2019

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday inaugurated a new settlement in the Golan Heights, named after the country’s ‘great friend’ US president Donald Trump...

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    12 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 02:55pm on June 17, 2019

    Twelve people died after a boat carrying  migrants sank off southwestern Turkey on Monday, the coastguard said. Thirty-one migrants were rescued after the boat went...

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    Clashes kill 45 fighters in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:10am on June 19, 2019

    Clashes between pro-government forces and jihadist-led groups that control Syria’s northwest killed at least 45 combatants on Tuesday, a war monitor said. The fighting flared...

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    Tunisia fishermen turn life-savers in the Med

    Agence France-Presse . Zarzis, Tunisia | Updated at 12:24am on June 17, 2019

    The Tunisian trawler radioed in for help as it passed the migrant boat in distress out at sea. But with the packed craft still adrift...