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Qatari Emir Appoints New PM after Accepting Resignation of Predecessor

TEHRAN(defapress) – Qatar's ruler Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has accepted the resignation of the prime minister, and appointed Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdelaziz al-Thani in his place, the emir's office said in statements on Tuesday.
New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Calls September Election

New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern Calls September Election

TEHRAN (defapress) – New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called a general election for September, in a vote that will test whether her widespread popularity overseas is matched by support at home.
Brexit: EU Will Have Upper Hand in Trade Talks, Says Varadkar

Brexit: EU Will Have Upper Hand in Trade Talks, Says Varadkar

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Irish taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, said the EU will have the upper hand in post-Brexit trade talks.
China Death Toll Spikes to 80, over 2,700 Cases Confirmed

China Death Toll Spikes to 80, over 2,700 Cases Confirmed

TEHRAN (defapress) – China said on Monday that the death toll from a deadly viral outbreak spiked to 80 as the hard-hit epicenter province of Hubei suffered 24 new fatalities, while total confirmed cases nationwide rose sharply to 2,744.
Russia Completes Delivery of 2nd S-400 Regimental Set to China

Russia Completes Delivery of 2nd S-400 Regimental Set to China

TEHRAN (defapress) – Russia has concluded procurement of a second S-400 Triumf (Triumph) missile system regimental set to China via maritime transport, the handover certificate was signed in December in China, a military diplomatic source said.
Bolton Says Trump Tied Ukraine Funds to Probe

Bolton Says Trump Tied Ukraine Funds to Probe

TEHRAN (defapress) – US President Donald Trump said he wanted to maintain a freeze on military assistance to Ukraine until it aided political investigations into his Democratic rivals, former national security adviser John Bolton recounts in a draft of his forthcoming book.
30 People Dead as Rainstorm Hits Southeastern Brazil

30 People Dead as Rainstorm Hits Southeastern Brazil

TEHRAN (defapress)- A fierce two-day rainstorm, which struck the Southeastern state of Minas Gerais, has killed at least 30 citizens, the local Civil Defence Office stated on Saturday, as quoted by G1 Globo News.
Syria deserves peace, says Venezuela Pres. Maduro

Syria deserves peace, says Venezuela Pres. Maduro

TEHRAN (defapress) – Syrian people, who have defeated terrorism with their leadership and army, deserve peace, President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro said Saturday.
Assassination of Lt. Gen. Soleimani clear war crime
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Assassination of Lt. Gen. Soleimani clear war crime

TEHRAN (defapress) – Referring to the assassination of Martyr Soleimani by US terrorist forces, Former European Parliament Member Javier Couso said that the assassination of Lt. Gen. Qasem Soleimani was a "clear war crime".
Four Grenade Blasts Hit Assam on India Republic Day

Four Grenade Blasts Hit Assam on India Republic Day

TEHRAN (defapress) – At least three grenade explosions rocked the district of Dibrugarh and another in Charaideo district in Assam, in northeastern India, during the Republic Holiday.