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World War 3 danger: Iran, US and the Gulf – what’s happening as crisis escalates?

On 13 June, two tankers were damaged by explosions in the Gulf of Oman, a strategic waterway crucial to global energy supplies. It was the second time in a month tankers have been attacked in the region and came amid escalating tension between Iran and the United States. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo swiftly […]

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Justin Trudeau crisis: Polls show Canada's PM in BIG trouble ahead of Trump meeting

The Liberal Prime Minister – who was elected on a landslide in 2015 – has lost his appeal to many voters across the political spectrum ahead of this year’s election. After taking the lead in February, the Conservative Party have maintained their prominence over Justin Trudeau and are set to take back Parliament in October. […]

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Iran-US crisis erupts as Tehran implores world to stand up to 'savage monster' America

Following the attack on an oil tanker last week, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council accused the US of being a “savage monster” on Tuesday. In response to last week’s attack, the US has sent an additional 1,000 troops to the region as acting US Defence Secretary, Patrick Shanahan accused the Islamic Republic […]

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Venezuela crisis: Maduro regime to on brink of collapse claims US-backed rival Juan Guaido

The oil-rich nation’s economic collapse has caused widespread shortages and the flight of millions of refugees. Roughly a quarter of the population is in urgent need of aid, the UN says. “Mr Maduro does not govern like a president – he governs like a dictator,” Mr Guaido told France Info radio. Asked when the Maduro regime […]

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UK high street crisis as almost 1,000 shops close down in last two years

Household names including Carpetright, Mothercare and Homebase are some of the 954 stores shut through a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) since the start of 2017, according to property group Colliers International. In business terms, a CVA is an arrangement where creditors are allowed to settle debt over a fixed period. For the proposal to go […]

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UK high street crisis as almost 1,000 shops close down in last two years

Household names including Carpetright, Mothercare and Homebase are some of the 954 stores shut through a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) since the start of 2017, according to property group Colliers International. In business terms, a CVA is an arrangement where creditors are allowed to settle debt over a fixed period. For the proposal to go […]

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South Sudan crisis: More than 60 percent of population suffering from severe hunger

The record number comes from a peace deal between South Sudan’s warring sides that was agreed nine months ago, ending five years of conflict said to have plunged two million people into near starvation. Despite the emergence of the original two million figure, a famine was never declared. The situation was attributed to food shortages […]

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