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A planned breakaway Super League announced by twelve of European football's most powerful clubs and backed by US investment bank JPMorgan was roundly condemned by fans and federations.

Morocco is accused of having killed a senior Western Sahara independence fighter through the use of a drone.

World powers, Iran to hold virtual nuclear talks Friday

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World powers, Iran to hold virtual nuclear talks Friday

A videoconference between world powers and Iran will be held on Friday as part of ongoing discussions for the nuclear deal.

UN report points to Houthis for Aden airport attack

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UN report points to Houthis for Aden airport attack

A report submitted to the UN found a deadly December attack on Aden airport in Yemen to have likely been carried out by Houthi rebels.

We Are Bellingcat: The emergence and growth of OSINT

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We Are Bellingcat: The emergence and growth of OSINT

Book Club: We Are Bellingcat details an insider's account of the emergence and growth of OSINT and new forms of citizen investigations.

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Iran, Russia denounce UK plan to boost nuclear arsenal

The UK announcement that they bolster their nuclear arsenal has not been well received by Russia or Iran.

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Red Line: The use of chemical weapons in Syria

Book Club: Joby Warrick's new book takes a detailed look at the use of chemical weapons in Syria and the extraordinary efforts to rid the ...

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US-Israel 'strategic group' discusses Iran amid strained relations

The White House played down disagreements between Israel and the US over a return to the Iran nuclear deal following the first meeting of a ...

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Russia blocking 'accountability' on Syria chemical weapons: US

In her first Security Council meeting, Linda Thomas, Washington's new UN envoy, said Russia was blocking "all efforts to pursue accountability" ...

Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

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Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

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Leading Syrian chemical weapons scientist 'was on CIA payroll'

The Syrian expert passed on information on the regime's chemical weapons programme on to the CIA.

Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

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Iran hits Trump with last-minute sanctions

Iran imposed sanctions on outgoing US President Donald Trump and several of his top aides and advisers.

Biden urged to renounce sole control of nuclear weapons

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Biden urged to renounce sole control of nuclear weapons

A former US defense secretary has called on President-elect Joe Biden to reform the system that gives sole control of the nation's nuclear ...

Democrats tell Trump to step down or be impeached

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Democrats tell Trump to step down or be impeached

President Donald Trump came under pressure to step down or face impeachment.

Arsenal's ostracised Ozil 'in talks with Fenerbahce'

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Arsenal's ostracised Ozil 'in talks with Fenerbahce'

Reports suggest Arsenal's midfielder Mesut Ozil is in negotiations for a three-year contract with a Turkish club.

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Hezbollah claims it has 'doubled' arsenal of guided missiles

Hassan Nasrallah alleged that his group has the capability to strike anywhere in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories.

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill six: monitor

Israeli missiles killed at least six Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

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Pompeo blames Russia for massive US cyberattack

US Secretary of State Pompeo has blamed Russia for a massive cyberattack on several US government agencies.

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French court jails Moroccan for life over foiled attack

A French court on Thursday jailed for life a Moroccan man who planned a terror attack on a Paris-bound international train in 2015.

Erdogan calls US sanctions 'attack on sovereignty'

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Erdogan calls US sanctions 'attack on sovereignty'

Erdogan noted that sanctions had never been used against a fellow NATO member before.

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Israel urged to renounce nuclear weapons by UN members

The resolution reflected a similar vote which the UNGA voted in favour of in 2019.

Christchurch mosques attack might have been prevented 'by chance'

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Christchurch mosques attack might have been prevented 'by chance'

New Zealand security services did not focus enough on the threat from right-wing terror, but could only have prevented the Christchurch massacre ...

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil calls to 'disarm Islamophobia with kindness'

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Arsenal's Mesut Ozil calls to 'disarm Islamophobia with kindness'

"Let's disarm Islamophobia with kindness," Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil wrote on Twitter.

Death of Pakistan's firebrand cleric clouds future of movement

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Death of Pakistan's firebrand cleric clouds future of movement

In just a few short years, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, known for profanity-laced speeches and theatrical gestures, gained mass support and rose to ...

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