21 June 2021


Iran's sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown (38)
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's sole nuclear power plant has undergone an unexplained temporary emergency shutdown, state TV reported on Sunday. An official from state electric company Tavanir, Gholamali Rakhshanimehr, said on a talk show that the Bushehr plant shutdown began on Saturday and would last for three to four days." Without elaborating, he said that power outages could result.
EU Announces More Sanctions on Belarus (27)
By Jamie Dettmer June 21, 2021 07:43 AM Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, left, talks to European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell during a European Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting at the European Council building in Luxembourg, June 21, 2021. European Union foreign ministers announced Monday a fresh raft of sanctions against the Belarusian government, this time targeting 86 officials and
US prepares new sanctions against Russia over Navalny (19)
Xinhua, June 21, 2021 Flash The United States is preparing additional sanctions against Russia over the alleged poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday. "We are preparing another package of sanctions to apply in this case as well," Sullivan said in an interview with CNN when asked if the administration will further pressure Moscow over Navalny.
Germany arrests Russian scientist for 'spying' for Moscow (13)
AFP / Updated: Jun 21, 2021, 17:39 IST ARTICLESGermany arrests Russian scientist for 'spying' for MoscowRainstorms bring relief as Europe feels first summer heatwaveRaise your voice to end period shameDebate over Myanmar upends start to UN rights body session A Russian scientist has been accused of passing sensitive information from a German university to Moscow in return for cash.
Rainstorms bring relief as Europe feels first summer heatwave (9)
AP / Jun 21, 2021, 17:16 IST ARTICLESRainstorms bring relief as Europe feels first summer heatwaveSwedish PM loses confidence vote, sparking uncertaintyRaise your voice to end period shameGerman tourists investigated in Italy for fatal boat crash A view of the damaged church roof in Saint-Nicolas de Bourgueil after a tornade tore through the village on June 19, 2021.
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