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Trump waives Iran nuclear sanctions ‘for closing time’

US President Donald Trump has decided he will continue sanctions relief for Iran, keeping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal in place for the time being.  The White House said on Friday that Trump will waive the sanctions on Iran for the “last time”, unless an agreement can be reached between the US and Europe within…

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North Korea slams contemporary UN sanctions as ‘act of conflict’

North Korea has slammed the latest round of UN Security Council (UNSC) sanctions against Pyongyang as “an act or war” and vowed to consolidate its nuclear programme. In a statement published by the state-run KCNA news agency on Sunday, the foreign ministry said new measures proposed by the US infringe North Korea’s sovereignty and violate…