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Khamenei Backs Threat To Stop Gulf Exports If Oil Sales Halted

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has supported a suggestion by President Hassan Rouhani who hinted earlier this month that Tehran may block regional oil exports if its own sales are stopped following the US' withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

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Spain: People's Party Picks Pablo Casado As New Leader

Spain's conservative People's Party (PP) has picked Pablo Casado to replace Mariano Rajoy as its leader after the former prime minister was removed in a no-confidence vote in June and stepped down as head of the party.

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Syria's War: Rebels Reach North After Quneitra Evacuations

The first group of Syrian rebels and their families evacuated from southern Syria after a deal was struck with the government has arrived in the country's northwest.

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At Least 10 Iranian Revolutionary Guards Killed In Border Attack

At least 10 Iranian border guards have been killed in an overnight attack by unidentified gunmen near the border with Iraq, according to media in Iran.

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French Investigators Raid Home Of Macron's Ex-Bodyguard

Investigators have raided the home of a former top security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron, days after footage emerged showing him beating a young protester in May.

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Trump Says Ex-Lawyer's Tape Over 'Model Payment' May Be Illegal

US President Donald Trump has reacted to reports that his former lawyer secretly taped him discussing payments to a former Playboy model two months before the 2016 election, amid questions about whether the then-Republican candidate tried to quash damaging stories before the vote.

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China's Xi Welcomed In Senegal At Start Of Africa Trip

China's President Xi Jinping has arrived in Senegal for a two-day visit, the first leg of an Africa tour that will also see him head to Rwanda, South Africa and Mauritius.

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Uneasy Calm In Gaza After Hamas-Israel Deal

A fragile calm has taken hold in the besieged Gaza Strip as a deal between Hamas and Israel appears to be holding.

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Pakistan's Ahmadi Muslims Say They Are Forced To Abstain From Voting In July 25 Poll

Masood Ahmad Khalid, a member of Ahmadi community, last cast a ballot in 1970 and remembers having to walk a long distance to the nearest polling station after missing his bus.PHOTO: REUTERS

RABWAH, Pakistan: There are no campaign posters in the Pakistani town of Rabwah, and no election rallies on its streets. Though they could be an influential bloc in a key electoral battleground, nearly 90 per cent of its residents will not vote in a July 25 poll.

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George H W Bush's Former Cardiologist Is Shot And Killed While Riding His Bike To Work

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A cardiologist who once treated former President George H.W. Bush has been fatally shot by a fellow bicyclist while riding through a Houston medical complex, and police are trying to determine if the shooting was random or a targeted act.

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