US authorities seize Iran-linked news websites
23 June 2021 | 5:49 pm
The move appears to be a crackdown on Iranian media and comes amid an escalation in tensions between the two countries.
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The exchange of US basketball star Brittney Griner for Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout reminded many Germans of events during the Cold War. The Glienicke Bridge near Berlin was a top spot for prisoner swaps.
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