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Iran Warns Europe Not to Force 'Strategic Leap' on Missile Range

The deputy chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has warned Europe against forcing the Islamic Republic into boosting the range of its missiles by trying to halt their development.

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UK's May Says She is 'Armed with Fresh' Brexit Mandate

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would be "armed with a fresh mandate and new ideas" when she meets European Union negotiators over her Brexit deal.

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Sudan's Bashir Vows Rural Development as New Protests Loom

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Sunday pledged to bolster rural development, as he seeks to face down anti-government demonstrations that have rocked cities and villages.

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Thousands Join Protest in Support for Turkey Hunger Strikers

Thousands of protesters Sunday joined a rally in Istanbul called by a pro-Kurdish party to show support for hunger strikes against prison conditions of Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan.

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Venezuela's Guaido Pressures Maduro over Humanitarian Aid

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was on Sunday set to announce a date for the arrival of humanitarian aid to the crisis-wracked country -- a path President Nicolas Maduro believes will lead to a U.S.-led military intervention.

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More than 10% of Niger Population Needs Aid, Says UN

Just over 10 percent of Niger's population need humanitarian aid because jihadist violence that forced people to flee their homes has exacerbated the country's food crisis, the UN said Saturday.

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Russia Suspends Nuclear Missile Treaty after U.S. Move

President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said Russia was suspending its participation in a key Cold War-era missile treaty in a mirror response to a US move the day before. 

Moscow and Washington have long accused the other of violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces agreement. 

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Turkey Denounces Israel's Decision over Hebron Monitoring

Turkey has "strongly" condemned Israel's decision not to renew the mandate of an international monitoring group in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron.

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Top US Democratic Lawmakers Question Russia Sanctions Relief

Three influential US Democratic lawmakers asked Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to justify lifting sanctions against Russian aluminum giant Rusal and two related companies, a move they said leaves "many" unanswered questions.

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Rival Rallies Set Up Tense Standoff in Venezuela

Tens of thousands of protesters were set to pour onto the streets of Caracas on Saturday to back opposition leader Juan Guaido's calls for early elections as international pressure increased on President Nicolas Maduro to step down.

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