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Iran 🇮🇷Orders 👉60,000 to Evacuate🌊 Flood-Hit Oil City

Iran ordered tens of thousands of residents of the southwestern city of Ahvaz to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as floodwaters entered the capital of oil-rich Khuzestan province, state television reported.

The province's governor, Gholamreza Shariati, said he ordered the evacuation of five districts as a "precautionary and preventive move to …

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Peru's🇵🇪 Ex-President Ordered 👉Detained in Graft Case: Justice

A Peruvian court ordered the arrest on Wednesday of ex-president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski at the request of prosecutors investigating the giant Odebrecht corruption scandal.

Judicial authorities said the 80-year-old former president -- who resigned last year amid the scandal -- would be held for a preliminary period of 10 days "for the …

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Netanyahu🇮🇱 Win Gives 🇺🇸US Peace Plan 'Better Chance': 🔊Trump

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that election results handing a narrow victory to right-wing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu give a “better chance” to a yet to be unveiled US peace plan.

“I’d like to congratulate Bibi Netanyahu,” said Trump after nearly complete results put the incumbent premier in …

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Protests✊ Keep up Pressure on 🇩🇿Algeria Regime Despite New President

Algerian demonstrators kept up protests Wednesday against the ruling elite despite a pledge from the interim head of state to hold "transparent" presidential elections following veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation.

The army weighed in with assurances of its own, vowing to guarantee "transparency and integrity" during the transition. But it …

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Sudan🇸🇩: 11 Killed⚰ in Clashes Between ✊Protesters and Security

Clashes between Sudanese security forces and protesters holding a large anti-government sit-in outside the military’s headquarters in the capital Khartoum killed at least 11 people including six security forces, the government’s spokesman said Wednesday.

Information Minister Hassan Ismail, who also serves as the government’s spokesman, did not …

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Nigerian🇳🇬 Troops Repel Boko Haram 💥Attack on Damaturu: Army

Nigerian troops thwarted a Boko Haram attack on the northeastern city of Damaturu, killing several jihadists and seizing weapons, the army said on Wednesday.

Tuesday’s attempted raid on the capital of Yobe state was the first time since late 2014 that the insurgents had attacked the city, residents told …

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Tasmania Makes It 👉Optional to List Gender on Birth Certificates

Tasmania has become Australia's first state to make it legally optional to list gender on birth certificates.

The landmark bill was approved in the state's lower house on Wednesday, meaning it will become law. It had already been passed in the upper house.

The bill also removes a condition that …

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China 🇨🇳and North Korea 🇰🇵Open New Border Crossing

A Chinese city has opened a new border crossing with North Korea -- fitted with radiation detectors -- even as talks between Washington and Pyongyang have languished over disagreements for nuclear sanctions relief.

The new highway border crossing opened in the northeastern city of Ji'an on Monday, complementing its three existing ports …

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First Ever Black Hole 📷Image Released

Astronomers have taken the first-ever image of a black hole, which is located in a distant galaxy. It measures 40 billion km across - three million times the size of the Earth - and has been described by scientists as "a monster". The black hole is 500 million trillion km away and …

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