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Iran executes man for killing Guard in 2017-18 protests

Iran on today executed a man convicted of killing a member of the Revolutionary Guards during deadly protests in 2017-18, the judiciary’s news website reported. “Mostafa Salehi, who had murdered martyr Guard Sajad Shahsanayi with a bullet during the riots of (December 2017-January 2018), was executed this morning upon the …

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Jim Hackett resigns as Ford CEO

Ford announced Tuesday that Jim Hackett would resign as chief executive and be replaced by longtime auto executive Jim Farley as the car giant pushes further into digital and electric investment. Hackett, 65, will hand over the job to Farley, 58, on October 1, but stay on as a special …

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UN plane crash-lands in Mali, injures 11

A United Nations plane careened off the runway while touching down in the northern Malian city of Gao on Monday, the international organisation said, injuring 11 people. In a statement, the UN said that four of its officials and seven crew members were on board the plane which took off …

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China accuses US of ‘outright bullying’ over TikTok

China accused the United States on Tuesday of “outright bullying” over popular video app TikTok after President Donald Trump ramped up pressure for its US operations to be sold to an American company. “This goes against the principles of the market economy and the (World Trade Organisation’s) principles of openness, …

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Two dead in Somalia restaurant blast

At least two people died and one was wounded on Monday in a suspected suicide bombing outside a restaurant in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said. “The blast occurred at the entrance of the restaurant where a security guard stopped the suicide bomber before he had detonated himself,” said …

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