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Maduro calls extension of opposition assembly ‘unconstitutional’

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called the extension of the term of the small assembly of opposition legislators “unconstitutional”, after opposition figure Juan Guaido extended...

Moroccan lawyers demand cancelation of normalization agreement with Israel

A group of lawyers in Morocco censured the Rabat government over its recent agreement to normalize relations with Israel, demanding a reversal of the...

Everton wants answers after Man City game postponed due to COVID

Everton is seeking “full disclosure” regarding the COVID-19 outbreak at Manchester City which resulted in their Premier League game being postponed on Monday.

Russia: Proposals for adding irrelevant topics to Iran deal ‘wrong’

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov rejected calls for the inclusion of other subjects in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, saying any proposal...

Neymar under fire for weeklong New Year’s Eve party

The Brazil footballer Neymar has been accused of dancing on the graves of coronavirus victims after throwing a weeklong New Year’s Eve party for...

Iran begins first human trial of homegrown coronavirus vaccine

The vaccine, dubbed Coviran Barekat, is produced by Shifa Pharmed, which is involved in the large-scale production of antibiotics and penicillin since its founding...

Large transporter protein linked to schizophrenia

Scientists have suspected mutations in a cellular cholesterol transport protein are associated with psychiatric disorders, but have found it difficult to prove this and...

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