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Oil slips after Saudi Arabia says to restore output but risks remain

Oil slips after Saudi Arabia says to restore output but risks remain

Oil prices slipped on Wednesday, extending losses from the previous session after Saudi Arabia’s energy minister said the kingdom will…
Iran says it can now take enrichment past 20pc mark

Iran says it can now take enrichment past 20pc mark

Iran said on Sat­u­rday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the 20 per cent level and had…
Pentagon diverts $3.6bn for the Mexican border wall

Pentagon diverts $3.6bn for the Mexican border wall

The US Defence Department said on Tuesday it was freeing up $3.6 billion in funds budgeted for other projects to…
Mystery surrounds Iran’s satellite launch

Mystery surrounds Iran’s satellite launch

A rocket at an Iranian space centre that was to conduct a satellite launch criticised by the US apparently exploded…
Iran’s Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step

Iran’s Rouhani warns Macron of looming nuclear step

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, warning him that Tehran would take the next…
Britain sends another warship to Gulf

Britain sends another warship to Gulf

A third British warship is heading to the Gulf, the Royal Navy announced on Saturday, amid heightened tensions in the…
North Korea fires ‘short-range ballistic missiles’ into the sea: Seoul

North Korea fires ‘short-range ballistic missiles’ into the sea: Seoul

North Korea on Saturday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea after vowing to remain…
Russia, China say US missile test risks sparking an arms race

Russia, China say US missile test risks sparking an arms race

Russia and China warned on Tuesday that a new US missile test had heightened military tensions and risked sparking an arms race,…
US lawmaker says no visit to West Bank under ‘oppressive’ Israel conditions

US lawmaker says no visit to West Bank under ‘oppressive’ Israel conditions

Palestinian-American lawmaker Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected Israel’s offer to allow her to visit her grandmother in the West Bank, blasting the…
US asks Germany to spend more on defense

US asks Germany to spend more on defense

The comments by Richard Grenell, the US ambassador to Germany, signal Trump’s impatience with Merkel’s failure to raise defence spending…
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