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    Israel extradites woman wanted for sex crimes to Australia

    Israel has extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in Australia By ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press January 25, 2021, 7:33 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities on Monday extradited a woman wanted on 74 charges of child sex abuse in […] More

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    Israel opens embassy in UAE, expanding new relations

    Israel says it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 5:54 PM • 1 min read JERUSALEM — Israel on Sunday said it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates, following through on last year’s U.S.-brokered agreement to establish full diplomatic ties with the Gulf […] More

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    Kremlin: US comments on protests support law-breaking

    The Kremlin’s spokesman says the U.S. Embassy’s statements about the extensive protests in Russia, in which more than 3,500 people reportedly were arrested, interfere in the country’s domestic affairs and encourage Russians to break the law ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 2:25 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […] More

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    UN: Yemen’s warring sides resume talks on prisoner exchange

    The U.N. says Yemen’s warring sides have resumed U.N.-backed negotiations in Jordan over a prisoner swap ByThe Associated Press January 24, 2021, 11:51 AM • 2 min read CAIRO — Yemen’s warring sides Sunday resumed United Nations-backed negotiations over a prisoner swap, the world body said, more than three months after they completed the war’s […] More

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    Diplomats contact Canadian held for over 2 years in China

    Canada says its officials have met online with former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who has been held in China for more than two years in a case related to an executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei ByThe Associated Press January 23, 2021, 2:30 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING […] More

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    Maduro sent letter to Iran’s leader accrediting US fugitive

    MIAMI — A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran’s supreme leader when he was arrested on a U.S. warrant last year, according to a new court filing in a politically charged corruption case ratcheting up tensions with the South American nation. Attorneys for Alex Saab made […] More

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    Amid crippling sanctions, Iran traders seek lifeline in Iraq

    Piles of plush carpets line the floors of a shopping center in northern Iraq hosting traders from neighboring Iran By RASHID YAHYA and SAMYA KULLAB Associated Press January 21, 2021, 6:19 AM • 4 min read DOHUK, Iraq — Piles of plush carpets line the floors of a northern Iraq shopping center hosting traders from […] More

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    Kremlin brushes aside Western calls to release Navalny

    The Kremlin has brushed aside calls from the West to release opposition leader Alexei Navalny By DARIA LITVINOVA Associated Press January 19, 2021, 5:49 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Tuesday brushed aside calls from the West to release opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who […] More

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    Iran asks watchdog not to publish ‘unnecessary’ nuke details

    State TV says Iran has urged the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog to avoid publishing “unnecessary” details on Tehran’s nuclear program ByThe Associated Press January 17, 2021, 9:36 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TEHRAN, Iran — Iran urged the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog to avoid publishing “unnecessary” details on […] More

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    Official: Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital

    A court official says gunmen have fired on a car in northern Kabul, killing two women judges who worked for Afghanistan’s high court and wounding the driver By TAMEEM AKHGAR Associated Press January 17, 2021, 8:02 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KABUL, Afghanistan — Gunmen fired on a […] More

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    Afghan Shiite leader in Pakistan after killings of miners

    An influential Afghan Shiite leader is visiting Pakistan where members of the minority sect are still reeling from the brutal killing of 11 Shiite coal miners, nine of whom were Afghan immigrants By KATHY GANNON Associated Press January 12, 2021, 8:03 AM • 3 min read ISLAMABAD — An influential Afghan Shiite leader is visiting […] More

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    Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia say talks on disputed dam deadlocked

    Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia say they failed to achieve a breakthrough in the African Union-led talks to revolve their yearslong dispute over the controversial dam that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile ByThe Associated Press January 10, 2021, 7:25 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article CAIRO — Egypt, […] More

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