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Iran surpasses nuclear fuel limit

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/01/19, 10:53 am

Iran announced Monday it had breached a key limit on how much nuclear fuel it can stockpile under a 2015 deal with world powers. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed the announcement to the state-run IRNA news agency, adding, “if Europeans do what they have to do, our measures are reversible.”

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Mali faces deadly sectarian clashes

International | The rising violence could further complicate regional insecurity
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/25/19, 02:32 pm

A spate of sectarian clashes in Mali threatens to spark a regional conflict in a part of Africa struggling to contain Islamic extremism.

Malian authorities suspect ethnic Peuhls, also known as Fulanis, were behind attacks last week that left at least 38 people dead in the villages of Yoro and Gangafani in the Mopti region near the border with Burkina Faso. At least 750 people fled the villages following the attacks.

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UN expert: Investigate Saudi crown prince for journalist’s death

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/19/19, 11:32 am

There is “credible evidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have been responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a United Nations investigator said Wednesday. Khashoggi, an opinion columnist for The Washington Post and a critic of the Saudi kingdom’s rulers, disappeared on Oct. 2, 2018, after visiting the Saudi Consulate to get papers for a planned wedding. Investigators believe a hit squad killed and dismembered Khashoggi inside the consulate. His remains have not been found.

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