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  • 'Trump asked Rouhani for meeting 8 times at UN'
    on 18/07/2018 at 1:00 pm

    The chief of staff to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that his US counterpart Donald Trump asked for a meeting eight times during the UN General Assembly last year. He said the Iranian team had not responded to the requests. […]

  • Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout
    on 18/07/2018 at 9:39 am


  • As state of emergency ends, Turkey mulls new terror laws
    on 18/07/2018 at 9:10 am

    As Turkey's controversial two-year-long state of emergency comes to an end, the government is set to introduce new anti-terrorism laws it says are needed to deal with continued security threats. The opposition insists the laws are just as oppressive as the emergency powers they will replace. ​ […]

  • Uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons: Iran nuclear chief
    on 18/07/2018 at 7:24 am

    Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, tells state TV on Wednesday that Iran has imported some 400 tons of the stuff since the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Western powers, bringing its stockpile to between 900 and 950 tons — up from 500 tons. […]

  • Britain 'concerned' over move to ban Hong Kong party
    on 18/07/2018 at 6:19 am

    The bid to bar the Hong Kong National Party (HKNP), a well-known but small group with a core membership of around a dozen, has been made because it is a potential threat to national security and public safety, according to authorities. […]

  • MGM Resorts sues victims of Las Vegas massacre
    on 18/07/2018 at 5:10 am

    The suit does not seek money but rather aims to force around 1,000 people suing MGM over the October shooting rampage that left 58 dead at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, to drop their suits on grounds that MGM Resorts is not liable. […]

  • Mexico's next government to weigh legalizing drugs
    on 18/07/2018 at 5:03 am

    Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given his future interior minister "carte blanche" to explore the possibility of legalizing drugs in a bid to curb violent crime, she said on Tuesday. […]

  • Trump: No 'time limit' to denuclearize North Korea
    on 18/07/2018 at 3:22 am

    Trump met with Kim Jong Un on June 12 for an unprecedented summit in Singapore during which the North Korean leader pledged to work toward denuclearization of the peninsula. […]

  • Russian woman in US held for being Moscow’s agent
    on 18/07/2018 at 12:31 am

    A 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington, DC, has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while developing ties with American citizens and infiltrating political groups, the US justice department said on Monday. […]

  • Donald Trump embraced Vladimir Putin, America groaned. What happens next?
    on 17/07/2018 at 4:19 pm

    The Washington political playbook suggests President Donald Trump should make clear and fast that the US isn't in the pocket of Russia President Vladimir Putin. But apologies and clarifying statements just aren't Trump's style. […]