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Iran Says New Oil Field Adds Only 22 bln Barrels to Reserves

Iran's oil minister said Monday that an oil field whose discovery President Hassan Rouhani announced at the weekend adds only 22.2 billion barrels to the country's estimated crude reserves.

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Hong Kong Police Say Man Set Alight after Arguing with Democracy Protesters

Hong Kong police on Monday said a man was set alight following a heated argument with pro-democracy protesters during a day of widespread clashes across the city, as videos of the brutal attack went viral online.

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Jewish Graves Desecrated in Denmark

Vandals desecrated more than 80 graves at a Jewish cemetery in the western Danish town of Randers, police said Sunday.

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Britain's Top General Warns of 'Reckless' Russia Threat

Britain's top military adviser accused Russia on Sunday of "reckless" behavior that violated international norms and risked sparking a war.

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IS 'Defeated' in Key Afghan Province

The Islamic State group's Afghan branch has been "defeated" in one of the key eastern provinces where it first sought to establish a stronghold, a top Afghan security official said Sunday.

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Bolivian President Says Will Call New Elections

Bolivian President Evo Morales called fresh elections Sunday as the Organization for American States said the previous poll — which the opposition had claimed was fraudulent — must be re-run.

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Spain Votes in Repeat General Election amid Catalonia Tensions

Spain voted Sunday in its fourth general election in as many years amid heightened tensions over Catalonia's separatist push, an issue that has fueled a surge in support for upstart far-right party Vox.

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Iran Says Enriching Uranium to Five Percent

Iran said Saturday it is now enriching uranium to five percent, after a series of steps back from its commitments under a troubled 2015 accord with major powers.

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Iran Says Case Open on Ex-FBI Agent Missing there on CIA Job

Iran is acknowledging for the first time it has an open case before its Revolutionary Court over the 2007 disappearance of a former FBI agent on an authorized CIA mission to the country, renewing questions over what happened to him.

In a filing to the United Nations, Iran said the case over Robert Levinson was "on going," without elaborating.

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Pompeo Slams Iran 'Intimidation' of IAEA Inspector as 'Outrageous'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday slammed Tehran's treatment of an inspector with the UN's nuclear watchdog agency last week as "an outrageous and unwarranted act of intimidation."

The top US diplomat said Iran "detained" the inspector, who the International Atomic Energy Agency has said had been briefly prevented from leaving Iran.

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