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Tehran urged Seoul to release billions of dollars of Iranian funds frozen in South Korea under US sanctions over its nuclear programme, during a visit by the South Korean premier.

Duncan wrote in his memoir 'In The Thick of It: The private diaries of a minister' that the Conservative Friends of Israel has pushed Britain to adopt pro-Israel policies.

US asks Iran to be 'pragmatic'

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US asks Iran to be 'pragmatic'

Following talks in Vienna, the US has asked Iran to be more practical when it comes to renegotiating the nuclear deal.

Russia hails 'positive momentum' at Iran nuclear talks

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Russia hails 'positive momentum' at Iran nuclear talks

Diplomats from the remaining parties to the JCPOA - Iran, China, Britain, France, Germany and Russia - have been meeting in a luxury ...

Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has died: palace

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Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has died: palace

"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."

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Iran, five powers hold second meeting on nuclear deal

The delicate diplomatic dance that began in Vienna on Tuesday needs to balance the concerns and interests of both Washington and Tehran.

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Whitewashing state racism: 40 years after the Brixton uprising

Comment: Today, just as in the 80s, communities of colour are being driven to protest, only to be met with a government that denies the ...

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The Crown star calls for release of British-Iranian man

With the launch of a new Amnesty International campaign, British film and TV stars have called on the Iranian government to release Anoosheh ...

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

Syrian state media reported Damascus responded to "Israeli aggression".

Xi urges Europe to 'make positive efforts with China'

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Xi urges Europe to 'make positive efforts with China'

In a call with German leader Angela Merkel, Chinese President Xi Jinping said he hoped Europe would "make positive efforts with China".

Emile Nakhleh

The world watches Lebanon on brink of collapse

Comment: Emile Nakhleh examines how corruption has brought Lebanese society to the brink, and why the international community and its ...

Russia and West spar over Syria chemical weapons vote

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Russia and West spar over Syria chemical weapons vote

A disagreement has erupted over a vote to strip Syria of its voting rights in the international chemical weapons watchdog.

Muslim engineer falsely reported to Prevent wins payout

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Muslim engineer falsely reported to Prevent wins payout

A Muslim engineer was falsely accused of holding 'extremist' views and reported to Prevent, which he took to a tribunal and won a case for ...

Iran nuclear deal talks get off to good start

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Iran nuclear deal talks get off to good start

Iran, Russia and the US reacted positively to a first day of talks aimed at rescuing an international agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme.

Islamic State group abducts 19 in Syria: monitor

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Islamic State group abducts 19 in Syria: monitor

IS on Tuesday abducted 19 people, mostly civilians, in the centre of war-torn Syria.

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US joins talks aimed at salvaging Iran nuclear deal

US President Joe Biden has said he is ready to return to the 2015 agreement, which was supposed to ensure that Iran never developed a military nuclear programme.

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UK's Johnson confirms return to pubs but sounds caution

Boris Johnson confirmed pubs and restaurants could reopen to serve outdoors in a week's time, as Covid restrictions are lifted, but sounded a ...

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British-Muslim woman campaigns after racist murder of father

The daughter of a man who was murdered by white supremacists is launching a campaign and urging the British government to officially define ...

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UK to announce new international travel rules

Britain will set out plans to restart international travel, using a "traffic-light" system as the country cautiously emerges from ...

Key dates in Jordan's history

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Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

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Saudi prince sells English country estate to Bahrain's king

Prince Bandar bin Sultan bought the estate in the 1990s for 11 million pounds.

France urges Iran to be 'constructive' at nuclear talks

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France urges Iran to be 'constructive' at nuclear talks

France's top diplomat has spoken with his Iranian counterpart ahead of talks with world powers on Tehran's nuclear program, the first where a US ...

UK crime agency considers investigating Lebanon corruption report: sources

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UK crime agency considers investigating Lebanon corruption report: sources

A report by a group of London-based lawyers accused Lebanon's central bank governor and associates of money laundering and corrupt practices.

Iran and US to hold indirect talks in Vienna

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Iran and US to hold indirect talks in Vienna

After months of waiting for the other to make the first move on potentially returning to the Iran nuclear deal, Iran and the US have agreed to ...

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