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Afghanistan: Blinken sells Biden troop withdrawal in surprise visit [Video]

The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday paid an announce visit to Afghanistan, in the wake of President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw troops by September 11. FRANCE 24 correspondent Nanna Muus Steffensen says Blinken is seeking to reassure Afghan politicians concerned about the US withdrawal.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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NORTH AFRICA

Iran nuclear talks show signs of progress [Video]

Talks resumed Thursday in #Vienna to rescue the 2015 #Iran #nuclear deal. Iranian officials are meeting European officials, though not American ones, as they try to kickstart the agreement that has lain dormant since it was scuppered by former President Donald Trump. The talks come at a tense time, with Iran yesterday announcing it would increase uranium enrichment nearer to levels needed to make an atomic bomb.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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NORTH AFRICA

Nuclear deal: suspected Israel attack could strengthen Iran’s hand [Video]

Iran said on Tuesday it will start enriching uranium to 60 percent purity, a move bringing the fissile material closer to levels suitable for a bomb, after accusing #Israel of sabotaging a key nuclear installation. Simon Mabon, lecturer at Lancaster University, says the attack could strengthen the #Iran’s position in the upcoming #JCPOA negotiations.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

Humanitarian crisis unfolding on the US border with Mexico | 7.30 [Video]

A humanitarian crisis is unfolding on the US border with Mexico, where thousands of asylum seekers attempt to cross the border, many of them children and teenagers without their parents. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Read more here: https://ab.co/2OwkbZGThe surge in arrivals coincides with President Joe Biden’s moves to roll back some of Donald Trump’s tough border policies.North America correspondent Kathryn Diss reports from the Texas border.ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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NORTH AFRICA

Hope for Iran nuclear deal following ‘constructive’ talks [Video]

The US and Iran are hopeful of progress on reviving the #Iran #nuclear deal in the wake of preliminary talks held in Vienna Tuesday. FRANCE 24’s Reza Sayah in Tehran says the meeting has captured the attention of the Iranian people, where a sense of hope and optimism is taking hold that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action can be reinstated.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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NORTH AFRICA

US, Iran hold indirect talks to revive JCPOA [Video]

The United States and Iran are holding indirect talks in Vienna aimed at reviving the landmark 2015 nuclear deal. FRANCE 24 correspondent Anthony Mills says the talks are a significant step. The US is demanding Iran return to the original parameters of the #JCPOA deal, while Iran is calling for America to lift its latest #sanctions.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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NORTH AFRICA

Nuclear deal: Iran demands end to crippling sanctions [Video]

Iran is demanding an end to crippling sanctions as talks with the United States resume to salvage the country’s nuclear deal. FRANCE 24’s Reza Sayah in Tehran reports that ordinary Iranians have felt the brunt of the US maximum pressure campaign enacted by former President Donald Trump.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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NORTH AFRICA

Iran nuclear deal: Vienna talks ‘a forward step’ to salvage JCPOA [Video]

The US has joined talks in Vienna on salvaging the Iran nuclear agreement, which the Trump administration withdrew from in 2018. Iran is demanding an end to the crippling sanctions imposed by the former president, and has refused to meet with American officials face to face. FRANCE 24’s chief foreign editor Robert Parsons says the talks are a positive sign for proponents of the JCPOA deal.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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EAST ASIA

Biden says investment plan will help US ‘win global competition’ with China [Video]

President Joe #Biden on Wednesday outlined a $2.3 trillion #plan to reengineer the nation’s infrastructure over the next eight years in what he billed as “a once in a generation #investment in America” that would undo his predecessor’s signature legislative achievement of giant tax cuts for corporations in the process.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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NORTH AFRICA

US, Iran to go to Vienna for indirect nuclear deal talks [Video]

Officials from #Tehran and #Washington will travel to Vienna next week as part of efforts to revive the 2015 #nuclear deal between Iran and global powers, although they will not hold direct talks, diplomats said on Friday. FRANCE 24’s Reza Sayah tells us more.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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US, Iran say they’ll begin indirect talks on nuclear program [Video]

The United States and #Iran said Friday that they would start indirect talks with other major world powers next week to try to get both countries back into an accord limiting Iran’s #nuclear program, nearly three years after President Donald Trump pulled the #US out of the deal.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en