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15 Killed in Suspected Rebel Attacks in Thailand's South

At least fifteen people were killed in attacks by suspected Muslim militants in Thailand's violence-wracked south, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, the latest incident in the 15-year bloody insurgency.

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Pompeo Faces Fire over Ambassador Targeted by Trump

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had achieved the seemingly impossible in Donald Trump's Washington -- pleasing the mercurial president while casting himself as a defender of his institution.

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Trump Jr Releases Provocative Book Defending Father

Donald Trump Jr. released a book Tuesday that rails against the left as he admitted he had caught the political bug and may consider running for office in the future.

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Russia Concerned over Iran Decision to Resume Enrichment

Russia on Tuesday expressed concern about Iran's decision to resume uranium enrichment at an underground plant south of Tehran, in its latest step back from an agreement with major powers.

"We are monitoring the development of the situation with concern," President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

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Iran Says to Resume Enrichment at Underground Plant

President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that Iran would resume uranium enrichment at an underground plant south of Tehran in its latest step back from a troubled 2015 agreement with major powers.

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N.Korea Says Chance of Talks with US 'Narrowing'

The possibility of talks between nuclear-armed North Korea and Washington is "narrowing", Pyongyang said Tuesday after the US State Department reaffirmed its designation as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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Impeachment Transcript Shows Envoy Felt Threatened by Trump

The former U.S. ambassador to Kiev told investigators she felt threatened by Donald Trump's words in his call to Ukraine's leader, in the first transcripts released Monday in the impeachment investigation against the president.

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Cyprus Police Tow to Shore More than 130 Migrants

Cyprus police said Monday they towed to shore 131 migrants, almost all from Syria, after they were sighted on an overcrowded boat off the Mediterranean island’s northwest tip.

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Grenade Kills One, Wounds 17 in India Kashmir

At least one person was killed and 17 wounded Monday in a grenade blast at a crowded market in Indian-administered Kashmir's main city Srinagar, police and doctors said.

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Iran Says It Now Produces 5 kg of Enriched Uranium Per Day

Iran said Monday its enriched uranium production has reached five kilogrammes per day, more than 10 times the level two months ago when it abandoned a number of commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran has also developed two new advanced centrifuges, one of which is undergoing testing, Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, announced at the Natanz facility in central Iran.

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