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Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskiy claims leaked audio clip reveals Iran knew immediately it had shot down aircraft
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Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelenskiy claims leaked audio clip reveals Iran knew immediately it had shot down aircraft

A leaked audio recording of an Iranian pilot talking to the control tower in Tehran shows that Iran knew immediately it had shot down a Ukrainian airliner last month, despite denying it for days, claims Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Talk of overtaking PoK captures imagination, but remains a distant dream until India strengthens military, boosts global influence
India

Talk of overtaking PoK captures imagination, but remains a distant dream until India strengthens military, boosts global influence

The killing of top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani by US forces has ignited the imagination of Indians who are tired of terrorism nurtured, abetted and sponsored from across the border by Pakistan.

EAM S Jaishankar holds talks with Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on fast-evolving situation in Gulf post-Qasem Soleimani's assassination
India

EAM S Jaishankar holds talks with Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on fast-evolving situation in Gulf post-Qasem Soleimani's assassination

S Jaishankar and his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif held extensive talks on the fast-evolving situation in the Gulf region in the wake of frayed ties between Iran and the US over the killing of Commander Qasem Soleimani

Javad Zarif says Iran interested in diplomacy but not in negotiating with US, claims India can play a role in de-escalating tensions in Gulf
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Javad Zarif says Iran interested in diplomacy but not in negotiating with US, claims India can play a role in de-escalating tensions in Gulf

India can play a role in de-escalating tensions in the Gulf region as New Delhi is an important player, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Wednesday

European nations serve notice on Iran for violating 2015 nuclear agreement, set wheels in motion for UN sanctions
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European nations serve notice on Iran for violating 2015 nuclear agreement, set wheels in motion for UN sanctions

Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday formally accused Iran of breaking the 2015 agreement that limited its nuclear programme, taking the first step toward reimposing United Nations sanctions.

Videos show Iran security forces firing live ammunition, tear gas to disperse protests against shootdown of Ukrainian plane; authorities deny charge
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Videos show Iran security forces firing live ammunition, tear gas to disperse protests against shootdown of Ukrainian plane; authorities deny charge

Iranian security forces fired both live ammunition and tear gas to disperse demonstrators protesting against the Islamic Republic’s initial denial that it shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, online videos purported to show Monday.

The Donald Trump administration's explanations for the Qassem Soleimani strike continue to fluctuate
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The Donald Trump administration's explanations for the Qassem Soleimani strike continue to fluctuate

Since the 3 January drone strike that killed General Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s most important general, the Trump administration has offered shifting rationales for the attack. Here are some of the administration’s evolving justifications

Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 bn through 'greenshoe option'; sells additional 450 mn shares
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Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 bn through 'greenshoe option'; sells additional 450 mn shares

Aramco shares were flat at 35 riyals shortly after the market opened, according to Refinitiv data.

Public apology from top Iran military commander for downing Flight 752 sees protests across country
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Public apology from top Iran military commander for downing Flight 752 sees protests across country

A top Iranian military commander made a rare public appeal for forgiveness on Sunday as security forces fired on protesters and outrage over the mistaken downing of a jetliner reignited opposition on the streets and stirred dissent within the government’s conservative base

Irananian Revolutionary Guard Commander takes 'full responsibility' for accidentally shooting down Ukranian passenger plane
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Irananian Revolutionary Guard Commander takes 'full responsibility' for accidentally shooting down Ukranian passenger plane

An Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander says his unit accepts “full responsibility” for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane.

US tried but failed to take out another senior Iranian commander Abdul Reza Shahlai on same day as airstrike on General Qassem Soleimani, claims report
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US tried but failed to take out another senior Iranian commander Abdul Reza Shahlai on same day as airstrike on General Qassem Soleimani, claims report

The US military tried, but failed, to take out another senior Iranian commander on the same day that an American airstrike killed the Revolutionary Guard's top general, US officials said Friday.

Iran makes a U-turn on Ukrainian plane crash, admits it unintentionally downed airliner and killed all 176 onboard
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Iran makes a U-turn on Ukrainian plane crash, admits it unintentionally downed airliner and killed all 176 onboard

Iran announced early Saturday that it had accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet, blaming human error because of what it called the plane’s sharp, unexpected turn toward a sensitive military base, according to a statement issued by the country’s military.

Donald Trump justifies his military action in West Asia, says Iranian militants planned major attacks on four US embassies
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Donald Trump justifies his military action in West Asia, says Iranian militants planned major attacks on four US embassies

Confronted by persistent questions about his military action in West Asia, President Donald Trump and his top officials offered a string of fresh explanations Friday, with Trump now contending Iranian militants had planned major attacks on four US embassies

US announces new sanctions on Iran after missile strikes on American bases, targets senior officials and key industries
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US announces new sanctions on Iran after missile strikes on American bases, targets senior officials and key industries

The Trump administration on Friday announced a new wave of sanctions on Iran following this week's missile strikes by the Islamic Republic on US bases in Iraq

Rupee logs 4th straight gains, spurts 27 paise to 70.94 against dollar on softening crude oil prices
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Rupee logs 4th straight gains, spurts 27 paise to 70.94 against dollar on softening crude oil prices

In the last four trading sessions, the rupee has gained 99 paise against the US dollar.

Sensex jumps over 200 points, Nifty rises 60 points in early trade; Kotak Bank, HCL Tech, Bharti Airtel rally
Business

Sensex jumps over 200 points, Nifty rises 60 points in early trade; Kotak Bank, HCL Tech, Bharti Airtel rally

In the previous session, Sensex rallied 634.61 points, or 1.55 percent, to end at 41,452.35, and Nifty surged 190.55 points, or 1.58 percent, to 12,215.90.

Flight 752 crash: US and its allies believe missiles fired by Iran downed passenger jet near Tehran airport
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Flight 752 crash: US and its allies believe missiles fired by Iran downed passenger jet near Tehran airport

American and allied officials said on Thursday that they had intelligence that missiles fired by Iranian military forces were responsible for the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran and the deaths of all aboard this week in Iran, most likely by accident

American footballer Sergino Dest leaves Ajax Amsterdam's training camp in Qatar amidst rising US-Iran tensions
Sports

American footballer Sergino Dest leaves Ajax Amsterdam's training camp in Qatar amidst rising US-Iran tensions

US international Sergino Dest has left Ajax Amsterdam’s training camp in Qatar and returned to the Netherlands over safety concerns as political tension in the region remained high, the club said on Thursday.

Sensex zooms 635 points, Nifty reclaims 12,200-mark as US-Iran conflict appears to cool off; ICICI Bank top gainer
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Sensex zooms 635 points, Nifty reclaims 12,200-mark as US-Iran conflict appears to cool off; ICICI Bank top gainer

The BSE benchmark Sensex soared 635 points on Thursday as global investors heaved a sigh of relief after the US-Iran conflict appeared to cool off

World Bank trims 2020 global growth forecast to 2.5% amid slow recovery for trade, investment
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World Bank trims 2020 global growth forecast to 2.5% amid slow recovery for trade, investment

The World Bank on Wednesday trimmed its global growth forecasts slightly for 2019 and 2020 due to a slower-than-expected recovery in trade and investment despite cooler trade tensions between the United States and China