U.S. Hopes a Small Step in Easing a Mideast Rivalry Could Further Rattle Iran's Economy

The Trump administration wants Saudi Arabia to open its airspace to Qatari flights that are currently paying millions of dollars to route over Iran.

U.S. Hopes a Small Step in Easing a Mideast Rivalry Could Further Rattle Iran's Economy
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U.S. Hopes a Small Step in Easing a Mideast Rivalry Could Further Rattle Iran's Economy

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Iran Moves to Increase Nuclear Enrichment After Top Scientist Killed

Iran Moves to Increase Nuclear Enrichment After Top Scientist Killed
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In response to the assassination of its top nuclear scientist, Iran says it will ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:56:00 +0000

Your Thursday Briefing

Your Thursday Briefing
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Britain gets ready to roll out a vaccine.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:40:32 +0000

The UK Just Approved the Pfizer Covid Vaccine. What Happens Next?

The UK Just Approved the Pfizer Covid Vaccine. What Happens Next?
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When early results from the final trials began to roll in, scientists were well ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 19:09:58 +0000

Afghan and Taliban Negotiators Agree on Peace Talks' Procedures

Afghan and Taliban Negotiators Agree on Peace Talks' Procedures
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Afghan government and Taliban officials said they had finalized the terms to guide future ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:46:22 +0000

Dr. Michael Davidson, Who Studied Infectious Disease, Dies at 77

Dr. Michael Davidson, Who Studied Infectious Disease, Dies at 77
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He told a friend that he would have relished the chance to help end ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:59:06 +0000

Why the U.K. Approved the Pfizer Covid Vaccine First

Why the U.K. Approved the Pfizer Covid Vaccine First
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When early results from the final trials began to roll in, scientists were well ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:50:04 +0000

Conservationists Cry Foul After Artemio Franchi Stadium in Florence Put at Risk

Conservationists Cry Foul After Artemio Franchi Stadium in Florence Put at Risk
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The Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence is considered a seminal example of 20th-century architecture. ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:47:55 +0000

Israel Takes First Step Toward New Election

Israel Takes First Step Toward New Election
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition partners sided with the opposition in a preliminary vote ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 15:12:19 +0000

Hungarian Politician Resigns After Brussels Party Is Raided by Police

Hungarian Politician Resigns After Brussels Party Is Raided by Police
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Jozsef Szajer, a top politician with the conservative Fidesz party, will leave the European ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:45:05 +0000

As Iran Mourns Nuclear Scientist, Officials Vow to Find His Killers

As Iran Mourns Nuclear Scientist, Officials Vow to Find His Killers
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“We chase the criminals to the end,” the Iranian defense minister said at the ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:44:06 +0000

Israeli Coalition Crisis Heralds Yet Another Election

Israeli Coalition Crisis Heralds Yet Another Election
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition partners sided with the parliamentary opposition in a preliminary ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 14:39:10 +0000

U.N. Reclassifies Cannabis as a Less Dangerous Drug

U.N. Reclassifies Cannabis as a Less Dangerous Drug
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A United Nations commission voted to remove marijuana for medical use from a list ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 11:23:49 +0000

Killer Robot? Assassination of Iranian Scientist Feeds Conflicting Accounts

Killer Robot? Assassination of Iranian Scientist Feeds Conflicting Accounts
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Contradictory reports from Iran expose tensions between competing factions of the government as each ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 08:45:46 +0000

Rizieq Shihab, Back in Indonesia, Calls for ‘Moral Revolution'

Rizieq Shihab, Back in Indonesia, Calls for ‘Moral Revolution'
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Rizieq Shihab and his vigilante movement have spent decades calling for harsh Islamic rule. ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 08:35:47 +0000

Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam Are Sentenced in Hong Kong

Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam Are Sentenced in Hong Kong
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The activists, along with Ivan Lam, had pleaded guilty to illegal assembly in connection ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 07:39:35 +0000

U.K. Approves Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine, a First in the West

U.K. Approves Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine, a First in the West
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Emergency approval of the vaccine, ahead of the United States and the European Union, ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 07:24:07 +0000

Is China Laying Claim to Kimchi, Too? Some South Koreans Think So

Is China Laying Claim to Kimchi, Too? Some South Koreans Think So
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When a state tabloid suggested that China had set a global standard for kimchi, ...

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 03:07:06 +0000

Man Plows Car Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing 4

Man Plows Car Into Pedestrians in German City of Trier, Killing 4
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The police in the southwestern city of Trier arrested a German man who sped ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 23:02:12 +0000

British Hiker Esther Dingley Goes Missing in the Pyrenees

British Hiker Esther Dingley Goes Missing in the Pyrenees
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Esther Dingley, who had written extensively about traveling through Europe for the past six ...

  • Tue, 01 Dec 2020 23:01:49 +0000