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Iran seizes ‘fuel-smuggling’ tanker in Gulf

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Revolutionary Guards’ naval force is tasked with patrolling the Strait of Hormuz Iran says it seized a “foreign tanker” and its 12 crew on Sunday for smuggling fuel in the Gulf. State television quoted Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as saying the ship had been smuggling …

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Iran seizes ‘fuel-smuggling’ tanker in Gulf

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Revolutionary Guards’ naval force is tasked with patrolling the Strait of Hormuz Iran says it seized a “foreign tanker” and its 12 crew on Sunday for smuggling fuel in the Gulf. State television quoted Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as saying the ship had been smuggling …

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Nato chief calls on Russia to save INF missile treaty

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told the BBC time is running out to save the key missile treaty Time is running out to save a key missile treaty with Russia, Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has told the BBC. Mr Stoltenberg pledged a “measured, defensive” …

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Turkish diplomat shot dead in Iraqi Kurdistan

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The attack took place at HuQQabaz restaurant in Irbil’s Empire City neighbourhood A Turkish diplomat has been shot dead in the Iraqi Kurdish city of Irbil, Turkey’s foreign ministry has said. Sources suggest he was among three people killed but this has yet to be …

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US House votes to condemn Trump’s attacks on congresswomen

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFallout from Trump’s tweets attacking four congresswomen continues to embroil Washington The US House of Representatives has voted to symbolically condemn President Donald Trump after a series of attacks aimed at four congresswomen. The resolution denounced Mr Trump’s “racist comments that have …

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