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Iran’s Khamenei attacks Trump’s nuclear deal decision

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has denounced US President Donald Trump, calling his decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal as "impudent" and "worthless".

Cancer: 28 African countries have no single radiotherapy machine – UN agency

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has decried the lack of a single radiotherapy machine for cancer treatment in 28 African countries.

Iran leaders shift focus to defending nuclear deal

Iranian officials have made various public appearances to criticise United States' policies toward Iran and reinforce their position on the 2015 nuclear deal, in what appeared to be a coordinated effort.

Iran continues to fulfil commitments under nuclear deal – IAEA chief

Iran has continued to fulfil its commitments undertaken under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA, also known as the nuclear deal, Director-General of International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano said.

IAEA chief seeks increase nuclear power use for energy needs

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General, Yukiya Amano, on Monday, called for an increase in the use of nuclear power to provide the world’s energy needs.

UN scribe António Guterres calls on Donald Trump to retain Iran nuclear deal

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed strong hope that US President Donald Trump would retains what he termed the ‘breakthrough’ agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme.

Iran, US trade warnings over nuclear deal

Iran accused the US of undermining the deal over its atomic programme while Washington warned against lax monitoring of Tehran’s nuclear activities at a meeting of the International Atomic Energy’s (IAEA) on Monday.

UN nuclear watchdog defends Iran deal

The UN atomic watchdog hit back Monday at US criticism of the Iran nuclear deal, insisting its inspections there are the world’s toughest and that Tehran is sticking to the accord.

World leaders unite in condemnation of North Korea

President Donald Trump has reacted to what he is calling "a major nuclear test" by North Korea, branding the North "a rogue nation" whose "words and actions continue to be very hostile and dangerous" to the United States.

Saudis ‘should stop backing terrorists’ – Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has accused the country's rival Saudi Arabia of backing terrorists in Yemen's war, according to state TV.

Iran’s Rouhani dismisses military site inspections

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday dismissed the idea of inspections at its military sites, reportedly floated by the United States, saying they were not required under a nuclear deal with world powers.

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