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Nuclear powers modernising, arms control outlook ‘bleak’: report

Stockholm, Sweden | AFP | Nuclear powers continue to modernise their arsenals, researchers said Monday, warning that tensions were rising and the outlook for arms control was “bleak”. “The loss of key channels of communication between Russia and the USA… could potentially lead to a new nuclear arms race,” said Shannon …

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Americans plan evacuation flight out of Entebbe

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The US. Embassy is liaising with the Ugandan government to allow a plane to land at and depart with its citizens from Entebbe International Airport in the next one week. The US embassy confirmed in a statement that they are working with a private airline …

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A history of US-Iraq relations since 2003

Baghdad, Iraq | AFP | Here are key dates in the relations between the United States and Iraq after Washington carried out a deadly strike against top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani on Iraqi soil. – Invasion – On March 20, 2003, a US-led invasion of Saddam Hussein’s Iraq is launched …

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Ruiz says pressure all on Joshua ahead of Saudi rematch

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP |  Heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr said Monday that all the pressure will be on dethroned champion Anthony Joshua in their contentious showdown in Saudi Arabia. Ruiz, who was born in the United States but fights as a Mexican, caused one of boxing’s biggest upsets …

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