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Grenfell Tower fire: UK police considering manslaughter charges

Grenfell Tower fire: UK police considering manslaughter charges

TEHRAN, June 23, YJC - The British police say they are considering manslaughter charges as part of the investigation into the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, after reports that highly toxic gases emitted by the building’s external cladding as it burnt, killing most of the residents.
US strikes killed 500 civilians in Syria last month: Monitor

US strikes killed 500 civilians in Syria last month: Monitor

TEHRAN, June 23, YJC - A London-based monitor says US airstrikes on two Syrian provinces killed 472 civilians last month, more than double a previous 30-day toll.
African plant extract could form basis of new Alzheimer’s drug

African plant extract could form basis of new Alzheimer’s drug

TEHRAN, June 23, YJC - A new study led by University of Nottingham researchers has shown that the extract taken from the leaves, stem and roots of Carpolobia lutea, a plant native to West and Central tropical Africa, could help to protect chemical messengers in the brain which play a vital role in functions including memory and learning.
6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Guatemala, El Salvador

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Guatemala, El Salvador

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - A major earthquake has struck off the coast of Guatemala, damaging buildings and downing trees as well as causing powerful tremors in neighboring El Salvador.
Foreign-sponsored Syria opposition losing influence: Russia FM

Foreign-sponsored Syria opposition losing influence: Russia FM

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Syria’s opposition groups, which are being sponsored by foreign countries, are progressively losing their power.
Theresa May to set out proposals for EU citizens at EU summit

Theresa May to set out proposals for EU citizens at EU summit

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to set out the principles of the government’s negotiating position on the future rights of European Union citizens living in the UK after Brexit.
US interrogates inmates in secret UAE-run jails in Yemen: AP

US interrogates inmates in secret UAE-run jails in Yemen: AP

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - US forces have been involved in interrogation of hundreds of inmates in clandestine prisons run by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in war-torn Yemen, with reports of brutal torture and abuses at the facilities.
US, Qatar, Israel rejoice at appointment of new Saudi heir

US, Qatar, Israel rejoice at appointment of new Saudi heir

US President Donald Trump has called Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince to congratulate him. TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - According to a White House statement released Wednesday, the president and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman spoke on the phone “to advance our shared goals of security, stability, and prosperity across the Middle East and beyond.”
US, Qatar, Israel rejoice at appointment of new Saudi heir

US, Qatar, Israel rejoice at appointment of new Saudi heir

US President Donald Trump has called Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince to congratulate him. TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - According to a White House statement released Wednesday, the president and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman spoke on the phone “to advance our shared goals of security, stability, and prosperity across the Middle East and beyond.”
Kiev mulls a new plan for 'reintegration' of Donbas

Kiev mulls a new plan for 'reintegration' of Donbas

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - Ukraine is seeking to reintegrate its breakaway areas. The government's proposal specifically targets the pro-Russia Donbas region in the east. As our correspondent Lena Savchuk reports, many believe the plan is motivated by a strong alliance Kiev has made with the new US administration.
Grenfell Tower fire: UK police considering manslaughter charges

Grenfell Tower fire: UK police considering manslaughter charges

TEHRAN, June 23, YJC - The British police say they are considering manslaughter charges as part of the investigation into the deadly Grenfell Tower fire, after reports that highly toxic gases emitted by the building’s external cladding as it burnt, killing most of the residents.
US strikes killed 500 civilians in Syria last month: Monitor

US strikes killed 500 civilians in Syria last month: Monitor

TEHRAN, June 23, YJC - A London-based monitor says US airstrikes on two Syrian provinces killed 472 civilians last month, more than double a previous 30-day toll.
African plant extract could form basis of new Alzheimer’s drug

African plant extract could form basis of new Alzheimer’s drug

TEHRAN, June 23, YJC - A new study led by University of Nottingham researchers has shown that the extract taken from the leaves, stem and roots of Carpolobia lutea, a plant native to West and Central tropical Africa, could help to protect chemical messengers in the brain which play a vital role in functions including memory and learning.
6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Guatemala, El Salvador

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Guatemala, El Salvador

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - A major earthquake has struck off the coast of Guatemala, damaging buildings and downing trees as well as causing powerful tremors in neighboring El Salvador.
Foreign-sponsored Syria opposition losing influence: Russia FM

Foreign-sponsored Syria opposition losing influence: Russia FM

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Syria’s opposition groups, which are being sponsored by foreign countries, are progressively losing their power.
Theresa May to set out proposals for EU citizens at EU summit

Theresa May to set out proposals for EU citizens at EU summit

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - British Prime Minister Theresa May plans to set out the principles of the government’s negotiating position on the future rights of European Union citizens living in the UK after Brexit.
US interrogates inmates in secret UAE-run jails in Yemen: AP

US interrogates inmates in secret UAE-run jails in Yemen: AP

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - US forces have been involved in interrogation of hundreds of inmates in clandestine prisons run by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in war-torn Yemen, with reports of brutal torture and abuses at the facilities.
US, Qatar, Israel rejoice at appointment of new Saudi heir

US, Qatar, Israel rejoice at appointment of new Saudi heir

US President Donald Trump has called Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince to congratulate him. TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - According to a White House statement released Wednesday, the president and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman spoke on the phone “to advance our shared goals of security, stability, and prosperity across the Middle East and beyond.”
US, Qatar, Israel rejoice at appointment of new Saudi heir

US, Qatar, Israel rejoice at appointment of new Saudi heir

US President Donald Trump has called Saudi Arabia’s new crown prince to congratulate him. TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - According to a White House statement released Wednesday, the president and Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman spoke on the phone “to advance our shared goals of security, stability, and prosperity across the Middle East and beyond.”
Kiev mulls a new plan for 'reintegration' of Donbas

Kiev mulls a new plan for 'reintegration' of Donbas

TEHRAN, June 22, YJC - Ukraine is seeking to reintegrate its breakaway areas. The government's proposal specifically targets the pro-Russia Donbas region in the east. As our correspondent Lena Savchuk reports, many believe the plan is motivated by a strong alliance Kiev has made with the new US administration.