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After world powers held a fourth round of talks aimed at bringing Washington back to the 2015 deal, Russia delegate Mikhail Ulyanov tweeted that participants agreed to 'intensify the process'.

The lawyer for Assadollah Assadi, an Iranian diplomat convicted of plotting to bomb an opposition rally outside Paris, 'failed' to lodge an appeal, according to Belgium's federal prosecutor's office.

Iranian separatists plead not guilty to Danish terror charge

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Iranian separatists plead not guilty to Danish terror charge

A trio of people on trial in Denmark for financing and promoting terrorism in Iran have plead not guilty.

Kremlin aide says Putin-Biden summit possible in June

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Kremlin aide says Putin-Biden summit possible in June

Russia is considering a meeting between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin in June.

Suspected accomplice held in Vienna terror attack

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Suspected accomplice held in Vienna terror attack

Authorities in Vienna detained a man suspected of involvement in the deadly November attack that killed four people.

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Iran tests new advanced centrifuge amid indirect US talks

It is claimed the IR-9 centrifuge can enrich uranium 50 times faster than the first-generation centrifuges Iran is allowed under Tehran 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

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UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms embargo

The UN Human Rights Council has voted in favour of a resolution that calls for an arms embargo against Israel, where they could be used to ...

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AstraZeneca hails US trials as EU rows with UK

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said that trials showed its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 percent effective in preventing severe disease, as a row ...

Tara Brian

How European arms companies are aiding Yemen's war crimes

In-depth: An investigation into the involvement of Italian-made weapons in a deadly Saudi-led coalition airstrike raises the possibility of ...

Swiss face coverings ban reveals a racist, paranoid right-wing

Malia Bouattia

Swiss face coverings ban reveals a racist, paranoid right-wing

Comment: The Swiss ban on the burqa and ski masks is a handy catchall policy that stirs up Islamophobic sentiment and targets protesters all at ...

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Activists file Syria torture case against Russian mercenaries

Three groups from Russia, France and Syria announced a landmark legal case in Moscow against Russian mercenary group Wagner over the torture of ...

Landmark Syria case filed against Russian Wagner militants

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Landmark Syria case filed against Russian Wagner militants

The Russian mercenary group Wagner is accused of torture and murder in Syria.

WHO insists AstraZeneca vaccine 'safe' amid setbacks

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WHO insists AstraZeneca vaccine 'safe' amid setbacks

Several countries suspended the rollout of the AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot fears, but the World Health Organisation said it's still safe ...

After massive delays, Israel starts vaccinating Palestinian workers

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After massive delays, Israel starts vaccinating Palestinian workers

Israel started vaccinated Palestinians working in the country and in the West Bank settlements after several delays

Swiss voters narrowly back Muslim 'burqa ban'

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Swiss voters narrowly back Muslim 'burqa ban'

The so-called anti-burqa vote comes after years of debate in Switzerland following similar bans in other European countries.

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Saudi-backed interfaith centre to leave Vienna

The King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue will leave Vienna after critics say it allowed Saudi Arabia to cover up its human rights record.

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France chides EU allies over Israel Covid-19 vaccine plan

In a thinly-veiled snub to Austria and Denmark, France's foreign minister criticised what he called "attempts at secession" over the ...

Florence Massena

Generation Identity: The new face of Europe’s far-right movement

In-depth: France has said it will dissolve Generation Identity, one of Europe's fastest growing far-right youth movements.

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US to seek seat on UN human rights body

The US will rejoin the United Nations Human Rights Council, after the previous administration of Donald Trump withdrew.

EU sets deadline for Turkey on tax blacklist: diplomats

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EU sets deadline for Turkey on tax blacklist: diplomats

The EU has reportedly again kept Turkey on its 'grey list of offenders', countries that are asked to make changes to their policy and are given ...

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US moves to rejoin UN rights council

The decision is likely to draw criticism from conservative US lawmakers and many in the pro-Israel community.

WHO says fabric facemasks still work against coronavirus variants

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WHO says fabric facemasks still work against coronavirus variants

The World Health Organisation has revealed that wearing fabric facemasks still provide some protection against Covid-19.

Iraq approves AstraZeneca, Sinopharm vaccines amid fall in cases

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Iraq approves AstraZeneca, Sinopharm vaccines amid fall in cases

Iraq’s health minister has announced that the country will approve the Oxford AstraZeneca and Sinopharm vaccines as the number of coronavirus ...

Trumpism and the political future of America

Brooke Anderson

Trumpism and the political future of America

In-depth: A common observation of Trumpism is that it is unprecedented, an aberration or un-American. History shows that none of these are the ...

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