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British model 'kidnapped for Dark Web auction'

A British model was held captive for a week while a man threatened to sell her on pornographic sites hosted on the Dark Web, according to Italian police. The 20-year-old woman, who has not been named, was allegedly kidnapped by two men on 11 July as she turned up for …

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Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani warns US against 'political suicide'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMr Rouhani said Iran would “respond to violations” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned US President Donald Trump he risks political suicide if he scraps the nuclear deal with Tehran. At his swearing-in ceremony, Mr Rouhani said Iran would continue to abide …

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Venezuela troops guard prosecutor's office as foes targeted

Security forces surrounded the entrance to Venezuela’s chief prosecutor’s office Saturday ahead of a session of the newly installed constitutional assembly that is expected to debate removing the onetime loyalist turned arch government critic. Luisa Ortega Diaz denounced what she called a military “siege” on Twitter, publishing photos apparently taken …

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Platts: OPEC balancing act is starting to wobble

Aug. 4 (UPI) — Libya and Nigeria, two countries exempt for OPEC-led efforts to balance the market, continue to threaten the overall objective, S&P Global Platts reported. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and a handful of non-member producers like Russia are coordinating to offset the supply-side strains that pushed …

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