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Russia cuts ties with Iran nuclear plant

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/06/19, 11:48 am

Russian state nuclear company TVEL has suspended a research project with Iran to revamp a nuclear complex to produce isotopes for medical purposes. The company said on Thursday that Iran’s uranium enrichment activities made the project at the Fordow nuclear facility impossible.

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A dangerous missile arsenal

International | Iran asserts its power in Iraq and throughout the Middle East
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/05/19, 06:51 pm

IRAN is building up an arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq, part of a widening effort to assert power across the Middle East that comes as protests drive media coverage from the region and the United States is occupied by impeachment proceedings and pullouts from that part of the world.

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Paris protests leave city at standstill

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 12/05/19, 11:42 am

The Eiffel Tower and several museums shut down in Paris on Thursday as union employees joined in nationwide strikes. Protesters gathered at the Gare du Nord railway station and marched across the city. Authorities guarded the presidential palace and carried out more than 3,000 precautionary checks.

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