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Iran facing ‘unprecedented’ pressure from international sanctions, Rouhani says

Image copyright EPA Image caption Iranians are being asked to prepare for difficult times resulting from President Trump’s decision to re-impose sanctions Iran is facing “unprecedented” pressure from international sanctions, President Hassan Rouhani has said. Renewed US sanctions had led to worse economic conditions than during the country’s 1980-88 war with neighbouring Iraq, Mr Rouhani […]

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Cuba gay rights activists arrested at pride march in Havana

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPeople celebrating LGBT rights in Havana are detained A number of gay rights activists have been arrested after clashing with police at an unauthorised pride march in Cuba’s capital, Havana. Saturday’s event followed the unexpected cancellation by the communist authorities of the country’s 12th annual march against […]


Kendrick Lamar unveils Black Panther soundtrack

Image copyright Getty Images Kendrick Lamar has officially unveiled the hotly-anticipated tracklist and cover art for Marvel’s superhero blockbuster Black Panther. The hip-hop heavyweight co-produced the soundtrack along with Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith. He tweeted the first shots of the album on Wednesday. It boasts a star-studded line-up: SZA rubs shoulders with The Weeknd, 2 […]