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Iran test-fires new generation long-range ballistic missiles, state media report

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran has successfully test-fired a new precision-guided, long-range missile, state-run media reported on Sunday.<p>The Emad (Pillar) surface-to-surface missile, designed and built by Iranian experts, is the country's first long-range missile that can be precision-guided until it reaches its …

Nobel prizewinning scientist dies in poverty

Guinea votes after campaign plagued with violence

Guineans are voting in a controversial presidential election that is expected to see incumbent President Alpha Conde re-elected for a second term after a campaign plagued with accusations and violence.<p>Polling stations opened on Sunday with national borders closed for the day and traffic restricted …

Belarus goes to polls poised to re-elect president

Belarussians head to polls in presidential elections all but certain to re-elect incumbent Alexander Lukashenko for a fifth term.<p>Voting began at 05:00 GMT on Sunday and will close at 17:00 GMT, with the first exit polls expected at the end of the day.<p>Lukashenko's re-election five years ago led to …