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Cop 'Mistook Gun for Taser' in Fatal U.S. Shooting of Black Man

The policewoman who shot a 20-year-old Black man in a Minneapolis suburb accidentally confused her handgun with her taser, police said Monday, fueling tensions in this city already on edge because of the George Floyd murder trial.

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Iran Suspends Cooperation with EU in Various Fields over Sanctions

Iran's foreign ministry said Monday it is suspending cooperation with the European Union in various fields following the bloc's decision to blacklist several Iranian security officials over a 2019 protest crackdown.

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Somali MPs Vote to Extend President's Term for Two Years

Somalia's lower house of parliament on Monday voted to extend the president's mandate for two years, after months of deadlock over the holding of elections in the fragile nation.

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Russian Prison Threatens to Force-Feed Navalny

Russian prison officials are threatening to start force-feeding jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, his team said Monday, after he lost eight kilograms (18 pounds) since starting a hunger strike.

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Conservatives Split in Tug-of-War for Merkel's Crown

The head of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's CDU secured the backing of the party's top brass on Monday, a key boost for his campaign to succeed the veteran leader at elections in September. But his rival has signaled that he will not go down without a fight.

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U.S. Says 'Not Involved' in Iran Nuclear Site Incident

The White House on Monday said the United States had nothing to do with what Iran says was a sabotage attack on its Natanz uranium enrichment plant.

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Iran Says Natanz was Hit by 'Small Explosion', Quickly Repairable

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said Monday its Natanz plant was hit by a "small explosion" the previous day, after the government labelled it an Israeli act of "sabotage."

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Bangladesh Shuts Down Offices, Transport amid Pandemic Surge

Bangladesh authorities on Monday ordered an eight-day closure of all offices and international and domestic transport, as coronavirus cases hit a new high.

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U.S. Police Shooting of Black Man in Minneapolis Sparks Fresh Protests

Protests broke out Sunday night after US police fatally shot a young Black man in a suburb of Minneapolis -- where a former police officer is currently on trial for the murder of George Floyd.

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Tribal Clashes Leave 19 Dead in Papua New Guinea

Tribal clashes in Papua New Guinea's highlands have left at least 19 people dead, including seven who were killed by a grenade, authorities said Monday.

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