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    Moscow police are investigating alleged death threats received by a journalist for Ekho Moskvy radio, one of Russia's few remaining platforms for criticism of the Kremlin.
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    Iranian President Hassan Rohani spoke by telephone March 26 with the leaders of France, Britain, and Russia in an attempt to break an impasse that has held up a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.
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    An Iranian journalist who campaigned for Iran's President Hassan Rohani and who had traveled to Lausanne with the Iranian nuclear negotiators to cover the last round of nuclear talks is seeking political asylum in Switzerland.
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