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Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany air fears over Iran nuclear deal

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Britain France and Germany say they fear the Iran nuclear deal is at risk of collapsing after the US pulled out of the agreement and reimposed sanctions which has seen escalating tensions in the Gulf.Tehran and Washington have clashed after Donald Trump withdrew last year from the agreement made four years ago with six world powers and imposed sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the pact. Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA), Iran agreed to eliminate its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium, cut its stockpile of low-enriched uranium and reduce the number of its gas centrifuges for 13 years.But Mr Trump said Tehran had flouted the agreement and was aiming to build a nuclear weapon.In a joint statement on Sunday, Britain, France and Germany urged both sides to resume...
Watch: Germany, Norway advance to Round of 8 in Women’s World Cup

Watch: Germany, Norway advance to Round of 8 in Women’s World Cup

Sports
June 22 (UPI) -- Germany and Norway advanced to the Women's Soccer World Cup quarterfinals after earning victories in the Round of 16 on Saturday. Germany continued its unbeaten run at the World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria. Norway beat Australia 4-1 in penalties following a 1-1 draw after extra time. Norway reached the Women's World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 2007 with Saturday's victory. "I'm really content with how we handled all this pressure and stress," Norway coach Martin Sjogren told reporters. Norway's Isabell Herlovsen opened the scoring at the 31-minute mark. Norway held the lead until Elise Kellond-Knight's goal 83 minutes in. Australia missed the first two spot-kicks in the shootout before Noway's Ingrid Engen scored the game-winning penalty. Germany...
Eighteen-nation BALTOPS exercise wraps up in Germany

Eighteen-nation BALTOPS exercise wraps up in Germany

Business
June 21 (UPI) -- A 12-day, 18-nation naval training exercise, led by the U.S. Navy's Second Fleet, concluded on Friday in Kiel, Germany. The 47th annual Baltic Operations [BALTOPS] involved NATO allies 8,600 personnel in training "enhancing flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations," a Navy statement said. Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States, as well as NATO partner nations Finland and Sweden, participated in the exercise. "It is imperative that allies and partners unite to confront today's challenges," said Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis of Naval Forces Europe, who commanded the exercises. "Our combined efforts during BALTOPS demonstrate...
Women’s World Cup 2019: France and Germany top respective groups, Norway and Spain finish second, plus more

Women’s World Cup 2019: France and Germany top respective groups, Norway and Spain finish second, plus more

Sports
The final round of group matches are upon us at the 2019 Women’s World Cup.On Monday, host nation France were looking to secure top spot in their group while tournament heavyweights Germany were also in action. Nigeria Women 0-1 France Women The video assistant referee helped hosts France to victory over Nigeria at the World Cup to seal top spot in Group A. Getty Images - Getty This game will be remembered for the VAR use The game in Rennes remained goalless until the final 15 minutes, with Wendie Renard scoring a penalty at the second attempt to secure a 1-0 win. Referee Melissa Borjas awarded a spot-kick after consulting VAR and adjudging that Viviane Asseyi had been taken down by Ngozi Ebere – who was shown a second yellow card for the challenge. Renard