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Britain to release Iranian oil tanker soon: Report

Tehran, Aug 13 (UNI) Iran's Ports and Maritime Organisation announced on Tuesday that Britain is expected to release the confiscated Iranian oil tanker soon, state TV reported.

The authorities of the two sides have exchanged documents to pave the way for the release of the Iranian vessel, according to the report.

On July 4, British Royal Marines in the Strait of Gibraltar seized Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, which, it said, was heading to Syria "in breach of EU sanctions."
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'Farm slave’ rescue highlights human trafficking in Ukraine

20 Oct 2019 | 1:22 PM

United Nations, Oct 20 (UNI) The UN migration agency, IOM, is warning of the dangers posed by human traffickers in Ukraine, who prey on jobless people in order to turn them into modern-day slaves.

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Unprecedented flooding affects thousands in South Sudan

20 Oct 2019 | 1:20 PM

United Nations, Oct 20 (UNI) Flooding not seen in 40 years in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state has affected nearly 200,000 people who urgently need support, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has said.

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Syrian civilians flee violence, as fighting continues

20 Oct 2019 | 1:18 PM

United Nations, Oct 20 (UNI) Civilians are still fleeing shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey, despite a ceasefire deal between Turkish forces and Syrian-backed Kurdish military, the UN has said.

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Guterres 'closely following' Mozambique election dispute

20 Oct 2019 | 1:16 PM

United Nations, Oct 20 (UNI) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said he had been "closely following developments" related to the 15 October general elections in Mozambique.

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We must do everything possible, says Guterres

We must do everything possible, says Guterres

20 Oct 2019 | 1:14 PM

United Nations, Oct 20 (UNI) Tensions around global trade and technology continue to rise and the international community needs to “do everything possible” to prevent the world being split into two competing spheres, led by the United States and China.

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