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Iran nuclear deal: US rejects EU plea for sanctions exemption

Image copyright AFP Image caption European companies have invested heavily in Iran’s energy sector The US has rebuffed high-level pleas from the European Union to grant exemptions to European companies from its sanctions against Iran. In a letter to European nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US rejected …

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Future EU/UK trading relationship unresolved – Donohoe

The Minister for Finance has said that the Government is stepping up its Brexit preparations to cope with all eventualities, including the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal.   Speaking to RTÉ News, Paschal Donohoe warned that the future trading relationship between the EU and UK remains …

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France defeat Croatia 4-2 to win World Cup

Crowds of French fans have gathered in the streets of Paris and other cities to celebrate their team’s World Cup triumph. Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets, including the Champs-Elysees in the capital, after France defeated Croatia 4-2 in Moscow. Many were draped in red, white and …

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World Cup final reaction

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Reaction after France beat Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final on Sunday: Soccer Football – World Cup – Final – France v Croatia – Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia – July 15, 2018 France coach Didier Deschamps and backroom staff celebrate winning the World Cup REUTERS/Carl Recine …

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Syrian forces widen south west offensive, some rebels leave for north

AMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces widened their offensive in the country’s southwest on Sunday to Quneitra province, a region adjoining the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a war monitor and rebel sources said. Fire from fighting is seen from Quneitra, Syria July 15, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al Faqir Government forces, backed by …

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