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Iran says scientist jailed in US to return in days

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2020

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Tehran said Monday that scientist Sirous Asgari, one of more than a dozen Iranians behind bars in the United States, is set to return to the Islamic republic within days. Asgari was accused by a US court in 2016 of stealing trade secrets while on an academic visit to Ohio. But the…

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Moscow eases lockdown despite high virus caseload

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2020

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Moscow residents ventured out to exercise, stroll and shop on Monday as the city eased a strict nine-week lockdown, but millions remained largely confined to their homes as Russia recorded thousands more coronavirus cases. President Vladimir Putin has ordered officials to begin easing restrictions despite Russia having the world’s third-highest number of…

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Schools partially reopen in UK as virus death toll piles political pressure on PM Johnson

By The Frontier Post | June 1, 2020

LONDON (AFP): Schools partially reopened in England on Monday and the most vulnerable were allowed to venture outdoors, despite warnings that the world’s second worst-hit country was moving too quickly out of its coronavirus lockdown. A death toll that now officially stands at 38,489 has piled political pressure on Prime Minister Boris Johnson — still…

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