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Links for International News of the Day

Links for International News of the Day

We hope the Links for International News of the Day will help you stay abreast of happenings in the broader world that may affect your corner of it.

Iran:

Trump admin sanctions Iranian space program for covering nuclear weapons work. Free Beacon

Iran building new classified military base in Syria: intelligence sources. Fox News

Rouhani says Iran’s response to bilateral talks will always be negative. Fox News

Iran warns of further retreat from nuclear deal if no European action by Thursday. Reuters.

Iran oil tanker at center of diplomatic row with U.K. goes dark off Syria after being released by Gibraltar. The Telegraph.

France pushes $15 billion credit line plan for Iran, if U.S. allows it. Reuters.

France explores a credit line for Iran, but needs Trump’s buy-in. Politico.

Dutch mole planted Stuxnet virus in Iran nuclear site on behalf of CIA, Mossad. Times of Israel.

Brexit:

Boris Johnson defeated after MPs vote for plan to delay Brexit and stop a no-deal exit. Business Insider.

Boris Johnson to expel conservative lawmakers who voted against government in Brexit vote, spokesman says. The Hill.

Churchill’s grandson to be expelled from Conservative Party after defying Johnson.  Reuters.

Wounded Johnson’s Brexit plan in tatters as election fight looms.  Bloomberg.

Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian: officials worldwide seek aid amid ‘historic tragedy’ in Bahamas.   The Guardian.

Catastrophic’ damage in Bahamas leaves 60,000 needing drinking water. The Telegraph.

After inflicting ‘extreme damage’ on Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian on path to Florida. Reuters.

Pentagon readies response, evacuates military personnel ahead of Hurricane Dorian. The Hill.

Hurricane hero: Woman rescues nearly 100 dogs, taking them into her home during Dorian CBS News.

Wall Funding

Pentagon is moving $3.6 billion in military funding to build Trump’s wall. NBC News.

Afghanistan

Taliban attack in Kabul kills 16 civilians, wounds 119. Los Angeles Times.

Taliban defends Kabul suicide attack: We enter peace talks with U.S. from a strong position. The Hill.

Afghanistan: current U.S. withdrawal plan risks total civil war, top envoys say. The Guardian.

Turkey

Turkey bracing for new Jihadi threat. Voice of America.

South Africa

Five dead as mobs burn down shops in ‘anti-foreigner’ riots in Johannesburg. The Telegraph.

South African police arrest 90 as unrest in cities continues. Voice of America.

China-Hong Kong

China warns it could unilaterally impose emergency rule on Hong Kong.  The Telegraph.

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