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1. Alireza Akbari: Iran executes British-Iranian dual national
- British-Iranian dual national Alizera Akbari, who was sentenced to death in Iran, has been executed.
- The ex-deputy Iranian defence minister was arrested in 2019 and convicted of spying for the UK, which he denied.
- UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said the execution was a "callous and cowardly act, carried out by a barbaric regime".

2. Newport News: Staff were alerted six-year-old may have had a weapon
- A staff member at the Virginia school where a six-year-old boy allegedly shot his teacher last week had been alerted before the shooting that the child might have a weapon, an official said.
- The boy's bag was searched, but no weapon was found, Richneck Elementary school superintendent George Parker told parents.
- Police said he used his mother's gun.

3. Peru protests: President Boluarte 'will not resign' despite weeks of violence
- Peru's President Dina Boluarte has refused to step down despite weeks of anti-government protests rocking the deeply divided country.
- Violent crashes in recent weeks have left dozens dead and scores injured.
- The violence was triggered by the arrest of the former president, Pedro Castillo in December, after he attempted to suspend Congress after losing an impeachment vote.

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