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European ministers meet with Iran to save nuclear deal

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/15/18, 12:44 pm

Foreign ministers from Britain, France, and Germany met with their Iranian counterpart Tuesday in the latest bid to save the nuclear deal with Iran after President Donald Trump withdrew U.S. support and reimposed sanctions on the Islamic republic. The 2015 agreement gave Iran relief from sanctions in exchange for curbing its nuclear program. The European signatories met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at European Union headquarters in Brussels, noting that the sanctions could hinder European business interests.

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French authorities identify knife attacker

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 5/14/18, 11:40 am

French authorities on Sunday identified the knife-wielding attacker who killed one person and injured four others on Saturday in Paris. The suspect, 20-year-old Khamzat Azimov, was born in Chechnya and became a naturalized French citizen in 2010. Police shot and killed Azimov as he charged them, according to witnesses. Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov weighed in on the attack, noting, “I consider it necessary to state that all responsibility for the fact that Khamzat Azimov went on the road of crime lies completely with the authorities of France.

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Gaza border deaths mar U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem

International | Hundreds more injured as Israeli Defense Forces deploy snipers at security fence
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/14/18, 11:16 am

ISRAEL: Before the ceremony marking the move of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem took place Monday, Israeli Defense Forces killed at least 41 people in clashes at the Gaza border.

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