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EU and Iran defend nuclear deal, under fire from Trump

EU and Iran defend nuclear deal, under fire from Trump

Published 10/11/2017

Senior officials from the European Union and Iran spoke up on Friday in defense of the agreement limiting Tehran's nuclear program, as the pact comes under heavy pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump. [more…]

Boxing: Joshua to face Takam in title defense after Pulev withdraws

Boxing: Joshua to face Takam in title defense after Pulev withdraws

Published 17/10/2017

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF world title against Carlos Takam after Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev withdrew due to a shoulder injury. [more…]

Turkish forces set up positions in Syria`s Idlib

Turkish forces set up positions in Syria`s Idlib

Published 13/10/2017

Turkey's military has begun setting up observation posts in northwest Syria's Idlib province, its General Staff said on Friday, part of a deployment that appears partly aimed at containing a Kurdish militia. [more…]

From Chinese giants to new frontiers: emerging dollar bond sales boom

From Chinese giants to new frontiers: emerging dollar bond sales boom

Published 27/09/2017

Frontier economies including Tajikistan and Iraq along with credit-hungry Asian firms led emerging market borrowing in the July-September quarter, as 2017 shapes up to be another record year for debt sales. [more…]

U.S., Russian crew transfer to space station after Soyuz flight

U.S., Russian crew transfer to space station after Soyuz flight

Published 13/09/2017

Two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, about six hours after their Soyuz spacecraft blasted off from Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed. [more…]

Spacecraft with U.S., Russian astronauts arrives at space station

Spacecraft with U.S., Russian astronauts arrives at space station

Published 13/09/2017

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut docked with the International Space Station on Wednesday, about six hours after blasting off from Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed. [more…]

Oil weakens on fears Irma could dent U.S. demand

Oil weakens on fears Irma could dent U.S. demand

Published 11/09/2017

Oil prices edged lower on Monday on concerns that Hurricane Irma's pounding of heavily populated areas of Florida could dent oil demand in the world's top oil consuming nation. [more…]

Erdogan says U.S. court charge of Turkish ex-minister is political step

Erdogan says U.S. court charge of Turkish ex-minister is political step

Published 08/09/2017

President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday criticized charges announced by U.S. prosecutors against a Turkish former economy minister for conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran as politically motivated and called on Washington to review the move. [more…]

Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

Record-breaking U.S. astronaut and crew back on Earth

Published 03/09/2017

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson and two crewmates made a parachute touchdown in Kazakhstan on Saturday, capping a career-total 665 days in orbit, a U.S. record. [more…]

Three-man crew reaches space station as U.S. boosts research

Three-man crew reaches space station as U.S. boosts research

Published 29/07/2017

The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft carrying the crew of Paolo Nespoli of Italy, Sergey Ryazanskiy of Russia and Randy Bresnik of the U.S. blasts off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the launchpad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan July 28, 2017.

A new crew arrived at the International Space Station on Friday, giving NASA for the first time four astronauts to boost U.S. research projects aboard the orbiting laboratory.

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