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Iranian leader calls Trump ‘clown,’ says missile attack carried out by ‘hand of god’
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme leader, conducted Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time since 2012 and used the platform to praise the country’s… READ MORE
Vatican appoints first woman to senior role in Church
Pope Francis has made an Italian lawyer the first woman to hold a management position in the Vatican’s most important office.
Francesca Di Giovanni, 66,… READ MORE
Iran nuclear deal: European powers trigger dispute mechanism
European powers have triggered a formal dispute mechanism over Iran’s breaches of key parts of the 2015 nuclear deal – a move that could spell… READ MORE
UK’s Boris Johnson welcomes replacing Obama-era Iran nuclear agreement with ‘Trump deal’
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in an interview Tuesday that he welcomed replacing the Obama-era Iran nuclear deal with a new agreement negotiated by… READ MORE
Iran plane downing: Second day of protests turns up heat on leaders
Iran’s leaders have faced a second day of protests following their admission the military shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing all 176 people on… READ MORE
Taiwan heads to the polls in what is seen as a referendum on its relationship with China
Taiwan heads to the polls on Saturday with the island sitting in the center of a struggle for regional dominance between the United States and… READ MORE
Prince Harry and Meghan to step back as senior royals
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced they will step back as “senior” royals and work to become financially independent.
In a statement, Prince… READ MORE
Australians scoop up koalas, kangaroos to save them from bushfires
Australians are doing their best to save local animals from overwhelming brushfires by any means possible — including packing them into their cars.
A viral… READ MORE
Soleimani burial postponed after dozens killed in funeral procession stampede
The burial for Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was postponed after more than 30 people were killed during a stampede at the funeral ceremonies.
Thousands of… READ MORE
Thousands march against pension reform in Paris
Paris (AFP) – Thousands of people demonstrated on Saturday against French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reforms which have sparked a month-long transport strike.
Some… READ MORE