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Rouhani, Modi Ready to Improve Ties Between Iran, India

Rouhani, Modi Ready to Improve Ties Between Iran, India

🕔12:52, 17.Feb 2018

President Hassan Rouhani said it was incumbent on the countries’ politicians to deepen the historical amity between the nations in all cultural, economic, and commercial areas.

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2019 UK Will Leave EU’s Joint Foreign Policy Making Body – Theresa May

2019 UK Will Leave EU’s Joint Foreign Policy Making Body – Theresa May

🕔12:36, 17.Feb 2018

The move was announced when Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to an international conference in Munich, proposing a new UK-EU treaty to maintain full security co-operation after Brexit to keep citizens safe.

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Thailand Decorates Myanmar’s Army Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing Amid Rohingya Crisis

Thailand Decorates Myanmar’s Army Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing Amid Rohingya Crisis

🕔14:51, 16.Feb 2018

Myanmar army commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing was granted the Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant at a ceremony in Bangkok, according to the general’s official website.

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Mitt Romney Will Run For US Senate Seat in Utah

Mitt Romney Will Run For US Senate Seat in Utah

🕔14:43, 16.Feb 2018

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, a fierce critic of fellow Republican President Donald Trump, had earlier said he would announce his decision on Thursday but postponed it because of a deadly school shooting in Florida.

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Israeli Protesters Urge Netanyahu to Step Down Over Bribery Allegations

Israeli Protesters Urge Netanyahu to Step Down Over Bribery Allegations

🕔14:30, 16.Feb 2018

The poll, aired on the Israeli commercial television channel Reshet, said 49 percent of respondents sided with the police’s version that Netanyahu had acted improperly. Twenty-five percent said they believed Netanyahu. The remainder, 26 percent, said they did not know whom to believe.

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Cyril Ramaphosa Now New President Of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa Now New President Of South Africa

🕔18:36, 15.Feb 2018

“The issues that you have raised, issues that have to do with corruption, issues of how we can straighten out our state-owned enterprises and how we deal with state capture (influence-peddling) are issues that are on our radar screen,” Cyril Ramaphosa said.

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Terror, Blood in America: 17 Dead in Florida School Shooting

Terror, Blood in America: 17 Dead in Florida School Shooting

🕔09:30, 15.Feb 2018

“We could not have been more prepared for this situation, which is what makes it so frustrating,” Falkowski told CNN’s Anderson Cooper. “We did everything that we were supposed to do. Broward County Schools has prepared us for this situation and still to have so many casualties, at least for me, it’s very emotional. Because I feel today like our government, our country has failed us and failed our kids and didn’t keep us safe.”

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Jacob Zuma Officially Resigns As South African President

Jacob Zuma Officially Resigns As South African President

🕔22:15, 14.Feb 2018

Jacob Zuma said, “I have therefore come to the decision to resign as president of the Republic with immediate effect. Thank you, we will meet somehwhere,” he said when leaving the stage.

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Defying Macron, Juncker Says Sees No Transnational Lists for 2019 EU Elections

Defying Macron, Juncker Says Sees No Transnational Lists for 2019 EU Elections

🕔15:04, 14.Feb 2018

“After the EU Parliament’s vote I cannot see how this could be done for 2019,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told a news conference on Wednesday, adding that he liked the idea of such lists in general.

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UK Appeal Court Rules Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in Britain

UK Appeal Court Rules Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in Britain

🕔14:48, 14.Feb 2018

Shell said the court “rightly upheld” the earlier ruling, and said Nigeria’s “well-developed justice system” was the correct place for the claims. Its subsidiary SPDC has also denied responsibility for the spills, which it says were due to sabotage and illegal refining.

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