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Swedes form human shield for Muslims in Friday prayer

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AA): Dozens of Swedes have formed a human shield for Muslims on Friday in a bid to ensure their security during weekly prayer. As part of the ongoing protests across the world decrying twin terror attacks by a white supremacist in New Zealand that killed at least 50 and injured dozens, Swedish people demonstrated […]

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China, Italy looking to strengthen trade ties: Xi

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

ROME (Reuters): Italy and China want to deepen their trade and investment ties, boosting infrastructure and maritime links, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday following talks with Italian President Sergio Mattarella. Xi is set to sign a deal on Saturday that will see Italy become the first Group of Seven major industrialised nations to […]

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US slaps fresh nuclear sanctions on Iran

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. on Friday issued new nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, blacklisting 31 entities and individuals for allegedly supporting Iran’s “nuclear proliferation-sensitive activities.” All of those blacklisted are tied to the Iranian Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research, or SPND, the State Department said in a statement announcing the new penalties. “The United States […]

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