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Iran can weather U.S. sanctions: FM

The Iranians can pass through the current “critical” stage in the face of revamped U.S. sanctions, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday. Washington is addicted to sanctions, and a review of “the history of U.S. foreign…

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Iran can weather U.S. sanctions: FM

The Iranians can pass through the current “critical” stage in the face of revamped U.S. sanctions, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday. Washington is addicted to sanctions, and a review of “the history of U.S. foreign…

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Hikers trapped on mountain after Indonesian quake

Jakarta, July 30 (IANS) More than 200 hikers are trapped on a mountain on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides which cut off escape routes. They are from France, Thailand, the Netherlands and Malaysia. Hundreds of rescue workers are now working to evacuate them from Mount Rinjani, a popular hiking destination, the BBC…

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Hikers trapped on mountain after Indonesian quake

Jakarta, July 30 (IANS) More than 200 hikers are trapped on a mountain on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, after a deadly earthquake triggered landslides which cut off escape routes. They are from France, Thailand, the Netherlands and Malaysia. Hundreds of rescue workers are now working to evacuate them from Mount Rinjani, a popular hiking destination, the BBC…

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Cambodia’s ruling party claims victory in election condemned as ‘neither free nor fair’

(CNN)The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) has declared victory in Sunday’s general election, a result which opponents condemned as a “sham” following a months-long crackdown on the press and the suppression of the leading opposition party. CPP, led by Prime Minister Hun Sen, won more than 100 of the 125 seats in Parliament, a party spokesman said. The country’s leading ...

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