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FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2020 file photo, Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Rafael Mariano Grossi from Argentina, addresses the media during a news conference after a meeting of the IAEA board of governors at the International Center in Vienna, Austria. Mariano Grossi told reporters Monday June 15, 2020, Iran must provide inspectors access to sites where the country is thought to have stored or used undeclared nuclear material. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
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June 15, 2020 - 10:31 am
BERLIN (AP) — The head of the United Nations’ atomic watchdog agency said Monday that Iran must provide inspectors access to sites where the country is thought to have stored or used undeclared nuclear material. International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Mariano Grossi told reporters after...
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Paul Whelan, a former U.S. marine who was arrested for alleged spying, listens to the verdict in a courtroom at the Moscow City Court in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 15, 2020. The Moscow City Court on Monday convicted Paul Whelan on charges of espionage and sentenced him to 16 years in maximum security prison colony. Whelan has insisted on his innocence, saying he was set up. The U.S. Embassy has denounced Whelan's trial as unfair, pointing that no evidence has been provided. (Sofia Sandurskaya, Moscow News Agency photo via AP)
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June 15, 2020 - 7:36 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Monday sentenced an American security executive to 16 years in prison on spying charges, a verdict that drew an angry response from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who denounced the man's treatment by Russian authorities as “appalling.” The Moscow City Court...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2019, file photo, Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un attends a wreath-laying ceremony at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi, Vietnam. The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened military action against South Korea as she bashed Seoul on Saturday, June 13, 2020, over declining bilateral relations and its inability to stop activists from floating anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border. Describing South Korea as an “enemy,” Kim repeated an earlier threat she had made by saying Seoul will soon witness the collapse of a “useless” inter-Korean liaison office in the border town of Kaesong. (Jorge Silva/Pool Photo via AP, File)
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June 13, 2020 - 10:33 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The powerful sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatened military action against South Korea as she bashed Seoul on Saturday over declining bilateral relations and its inability to stop activists from floating anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border. Describing...
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Chinese paramilitary police stand guard at barricaded entrances to the Xinfadi wholesale food market district in Beijing, Saturday, June 13, 2020. Beijing closed the city's largest wholesale food market Saturday after the discovery of seven cases of the new coronavirus in the previous two days. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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June 13, 2020 - 7:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — The largest wholesale food market in Beijing was shuttered behind police guard and the surrounding neighborhood locked down Saturday after more than 50 people tested positive for the coronavirus in the Chinese capital. The outbreak — coming more than 50 days after the last local case...
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A person dressed as a bunny and wearing a funny face mask advertises a store amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, June 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
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June 11, 2020 - 10:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow’s city government is offering residents the chance to win gift certificates for voting in a national constitutional referendum next month that would allow Russian President Vladimir Putin to run for another two terms. Alexei Nemeryuk, head of the capital's trade and services...
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A man wearing a face mask to curb the spread of the coronavirus carries a take away order of food along a popular retail street in Beijing on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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June 09, 2020 - 7:48 pm
BEIJING — With much of the country re-opened under safety measures, China has announced three new confirmed cases of coronavirus, all brought from outside the country. No new deaths were reported Wednesday and just 55 people remain in treatment for COVID-19, while another 157 were being monitored...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018 file photo, Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza speaks to the media after casting his vote in the constitutional referendum in Buye, northern Burundi. Burundi's government said Tuesday, June 9, 2020, that President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of a heart attack. (AP Photo/Berthier Mugiraneza, File)
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June 09, 2020 - 5:30 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of a heart attack at age 56, the government announced Tuesday, ending a 15-year-rule marked by deadly political violence and a historic withdrawal from the International Criminal Court. The statement posted on social media said...
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The cordoned off play area and equipment of a primary school in London, Tuesday June 9, 2020. The British government is backing away from plans to have all younger children return to school in England before the summer holidays following concerns by headteachers that they could not meet coronavirus-related social distancing requirements if they welcomed them all back. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
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June 09, 2020 - 10:51 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government on Tuesday abandoned plans to have all primary school children return to the classroom in England before the summer vacation after schools voiced worries about their ability to meet coronavirus social distancing requirements. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson...
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This cover image released by Hitco Entertainment and Khandro Music shows "Inner World," the first album by The Dalai Lama. The release features teachings and mantras by the Tibetan spiritual leader set to music. (Hitco Entertainment and Khandro Music via AP)
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June 09, 2020 - 8:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stressed out while working at a bank in New Zealand, Junelle Kunin began searching for music paired with teachings from the Dalai Lama to calm herself down and allow herself to focus. But she couldn’t find it online. That’s when the musician and practicing Buddhist proposed an idea...
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In this Sunday, June 7, 2020 satellite photo provided by Maxar Technologies, a fake aircraft carrier is seen off the coast of Bandar Abbas, Iran. As tensions remain high between Iran and the U.S., the Islamic Republic appears to have constructed a new mockup of an aircraft carrier off its southern coast for potential live-fire drills. The faux foe, seen in satellite photographs obtained by The Associated Press, resembles the Nimitz-class carriers that the U.S. Navy routinely sails into the Persian Gulf from the Strait of Hormuz, its narrow mouth that sees 20% of all the world's oil pass through it. (Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies via AP)
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June 09, 2020 - 7:04 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As tensions remain high between Iran and the U.S., the Islamic Republic appears to have constructed a new mock-up of an aircraft carrier off its southern coast for potential live-fire drills. The faux foe, seen in satellite photographs obtained Tuesday by The...
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