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Zarif hails Iran-Russia co-op in Caspian Sea

Zarif hails Iran-Russia co-op in Caspian Sea

Both Russia and Iran have deployed forces to Syria to back up Assad against anti-regime fighters. Cavusoglu, in translated comments, praised the "atmosphere of trust that has grown up between us" and said the countries had "seriously moved forward on questions of Syria settlement".


Lesbian love story bound for Cannes banned in Kenya

Lesbian love story bound for Cannes banned in Kenya

Rafiki director Wanuri Kahiu condemned the decision of the KFCB. It is the first Kenyan feature film to receive such an invitation from the biggest and most prestigious film festival in the world. "As a Board we have stood firm on this subject and will uphold the wider good of society by ensuring that film and broadcast content does not promote or legitimize homosexuality in this country", he wrote.


Wisconsin Helicopter Crash Kills Three

Wisconsin Helicopter Crash Kills Three

The victims' identities had not been released by late Friday, but a representative of Air Methods, which helps staff Ascension's air operations, confirmed one of its pilots was among those killed. At least four people have died in medical helicopter crashes in Wisconsin since 2006, according to a review of a National Transportation Safety Board database by USA TODAY NETWORK-Wisconsin.



Merkel, Trump still differ on trade, NATO

The 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, which Israel's government vehemently opposed, is in danger of unraveling should Trump decide by May 12 to restore USA economic sanctions against Iran. "Are you prepared to use military force to rein in the nuclear program in Iran?" asked one reporter. The brief visit of Merkel that lasted a few hours did not have the star quotient of that of Macron, but Trump nevertheless termed her as an "extraordinary women" and congratulated her on her win in the recent ...


Palestinian teen dies of wounds from Israel-Gaza border shooting: ministry

Palestinian teen dies of wounds from Israel-Gaza border shooting: ministry

On Friday afternoon, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein criticized Israel's response to the violent riots. Israel has defended its handling of the clashes, saying soldiers opened fire in accordance with army regulations in order to protect security infrastructure and Israeli citizens.


US State Secretary: Washington Might Leave Iran Nuclear Deal in May

US State Secretary: Washington Might Leave Iran Nuclear Deal in May

He said Trump has not yet made a decision. Macron's remarks appeared to be a concession that he may have failed to convince Trump to stay party to the agreement during his three-day visit to Washington . Trump, he said, seemed open to such an agreement, which - to Macron - felt like progress. These waters have hosted tense encounters between Iranian vessels and US warships before, some of which have involved live fire and the use of lasers.