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Iran Installing Advanced Centrifuges, Says U.N. Nuclear Watchdog

The UN's nuclear watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran was installing advanced centrifuges as the troubled 2015 deal with world powers over Tehran's nuclear programme threatens to fall apart.

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UN Urges Probe of 'Excessive Force' by Russia Police

The UN rights chief voiced concern Monday over the massive police crackdown on demonstrators in Russia in the run-up to weekend elections, urging an investigation into alleged excessive use of force.

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Suicide Bomber Killed at Philippine Army Base

A suicide bomber dressed in a traditional Muslim woman's gown died after detonating a bomb outside a military camp in the restive southern Philippines, but no other casualties were reported, authorities said.

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Britain's Johnson Tries to Save Job and Hardline Brexit

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will try to save his job and his hardline Brexit strategy Monday when he confronts parliament and his Irish counterpart in another showdown week.

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Trump Has Another Republican Challenger, Mark Sanford

Former Republican governor Mark Sanford announced Sunday he is entering the race for his party's presidential nomination, in a long-shot challenge to President Donald Trump.

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Even as a Rival Says He is 'Declining,' Biden Keeps Poll Lead

Former vice president Joe Biden continues to hold a lead among Democratic presidential aspirants, a new poll showed Sunday, despite recent questions about his age and mental clarity.

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Sudan's First Post-Bashir Cabinet Sworn in

Sudan's first cabinet since the ouster of president Omar al-Bashir was sworn in Sunday as the African country transitions to a civilian rule following nationwide protests that overthrew the autocrat.

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Afghans Cautiously Welcome Halt to Secret U.S.-Taliban Summit

President Donald Trump's announcement that he had called off negotiations with the Taliban, apparently ending a year-long diplomatic push to exit America's longest war, has left the withdrawal deal shrouded in uncertainty.

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Iran Slams European Powers as Nuclear Deal Unravels

Iran's atomic agency chief hit out Sunday at European powers, saying their broken promises gave the Islamic republic little choice but to scale back its commitments under a nuclear deal.

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Pompeo Doesn't Rule Out New Taliban Talks

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday did not rule out reopening talks with the Taliban if they make a "significant commitment," after President Donald Trump cancelled a secret meeting with their leaders at his Camp David retreat.

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