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Turkish parliament approves holding snap elections on June 24

Turkish parliament approves holding snap elections on June 24

TEHRAN, April 20 - Turkey's parliament approved on Friday a proposal to hold presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, more than a year ahead of schedule, after President Tayyip Erdogan said they should be held early.
Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe on May 9

Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe on May 9

TEHRAN, April 20 - A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on May 9 over diamond corruption costing billions of dollars, underlining his fall from power after 37 years of autocratic rule.
Al-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in Mali

Al-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in Mali

TEHRAN, April 20 - Al-Qaida extremists have claimed responsibility for an attack in northern Mali that killed a U.N. peacekeeper and wounded seven French soldiers.
Former French PM mulls candidacy to become Barcelona mayor

Former French PM mulls candidacy to become Barcelona mayor

TEHRAN, April 20 - Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he is considering running in Barcelona's mayoral election next year as a candidate for a Spanish pro-business party that opposes Catalan independence.
Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 in eastern province

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 in eastern province

TEHRAN, April 20 - An Afghan official said a roadside bomb has killed five people in eastern Nangarhar province.
Dozens of opposition protesters arrested in Armenia

Dozens of opposition protesters arrested in Armenia

TEHRAN, April 20 - Dozens were arrested as hundreds of opposition supporters staged sit-ins and attempted to block road traffic in Armenia's capital Friday to protest ex-president Serzh Sarkisian's election as prime minister.
Iran beats Russia with straight sets win in World Para Volley Men's World Super 6 Sitting Volleyball Competition

Iran beats Russia with straight sets win in World Para Volley Men's World Super 6 Sitting Volleyball Competition

TEHRAN, April 20 - The Iran men’s national sitting volleyball team has trounced Russia in straight sets at the World Para Volley Men's World Super 6 Sitting Volleyball Competition.
Trump to boost US weapons sales abroad, drop curbs on drone exports

Trump to boost US weapons sales abroad, drop curbs on drone exports

TEHRAN, April 20 - The administration of US President Donald Trump dropped some restrictions on sales of advanced US weapons in order to bolster the American arms industry and compete with China on the world weapons market.
Russia says Trump invited Putin to U.S. during phone call

Russia says Trump invited Putin to U.S. during phone call

TEHRAN, April 20 - U.S. President Donald Trump invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the United States during a phone call.
New sentencing date for man suspected of Bosnian war crimes

New sentencing date for man suspected of Bosnian war crimes

TEHRAN, April 20 - A judge has set a new sentencing date for an Ohio man accused of hiding his membership in a Serbian special police unit that massacred more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims during the 1995 genocide.
Turkish parliament approves holding snap elections on June 24

Turkish parliament approves holding snap elections on June 24

TEHRAN, April 20 - Turkey's parliament approved on Friday a proposal to hold presidential and parliamentary elections on June 24, more than a year ahead of schedule, after President Tayyip Erdogan said they should be held early.
Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe on May 9

Zimbabwe parliament summons Mugabe on May 9

TEHRAN, April 20 - A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on May 9 over diamond corruption costing billions of dollars, underlining his fall from power after 37 years of autocratic rule.
Al-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in Mali

Al-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in Mali

TEHRAN, April 20 - Al-Qaida extremists have claimed responsibility for an attack in northern Mali that killed a U.N. peacekeeper and wounded seven French soldiers.
Former French PM mulls candidacy to become Barcelona mayor

Former French PM mulls candidacy to become Barcelona mayor

TEHRAN, April 20 - Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he is considering running in Barcelona's mayoral election next year as a candidate for a Spanish pro-business party that opposes Catalan independence.
Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 in eastern province

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 5 in eastern province

TEHRAN, April 20 - An Afghan official said a roadside bomb has killed five people in eastern Nangarhar province.
Dozens of opposition protesters arrested in Armenia

Dozens of opposition protesters arrested in Armenia

TEHRAN, April 20 - Dozens were arrested as hundreds of opposition supporters staged sit-ins and attempted to block road traffic in Armenia's capital Friday to protest ex-president Serzh Sarkisian's election as prime minister.
Iran beats Russia with straight sets win in World Para Volley Men's World Super 6 Sitting Volleyball Competition

Iran beats Russia with straight sets win in World Para Volley Men's World Super 6 Sitting Volleyball Competition

TEHRAN, April 20 - The Iran men’s national sitting volleyball team has trounced Russia in straight sets at the World Para Volley Men's World Super 6 Sitting Volleyball Competition.
Trump to boost US weapons sales abroad, drop curbs on drone exports

Trump to boost US weapons sales abroad, drop curbs on drone exports

TEHRAN, April 20 - The administration of US President Donald Trump dropped some restrictions on sales of advanced US weapons in order to bolster the American arms industry and compete with China on the world weapons market.
Russia says Trump invited Putin to U.S. during phone call

Russia says Trump invited Putin to U.S. during phone call

TEHRAN, April 20 - U.S. President Donald Trump invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the United States during a phone call.
New sentencing date for man suspected of Bosnian war crimes

New sentencing date for man suspected of Bosnian war crimes

TEHRAN, April 20 - A judge has set a new sentencing date for an Ohio man accused of hiding his membership in a Serbian special police unit that massacred more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims during the 1995 genocide.