The U.S. government has agreed to let eight countries, including close allies South Korea and Japan, as well as India, keep buying Iranian oil after it reimposes sanctions on Tehran from next week, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing a U.S. official. Iran’s biggest oil customers – all in Asia –[…]
A 56-year-old man has been arrested in Florida in connection with a mail-bombing campaign aimed at critics of US President Donald Trump. US officials named the man as Cesar Sayoc. He faces five charges including mailing explosives and threatening ex-presidents. Trump said the acts were “despicable and have no place[…]
US President Donald Trump has called Saudi Arabia’s response to the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi “the worst cover-up ever”. Those behind the killing in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul three weeks ago “should be in big trouble”, he said. Shortly afterwards, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said[…]
Rivers and waterways, swollen after Florence’s historic deluge, rose dangerously across the Carolinas on Tuesday, closing roads, inundating communities, hindering rescue and repair efforts and preventing evacuees from returning home. Though slow-moving Florence has moved into the U.S. northeast, allowing glimpses of sunlight in the waterlogged state, at least 16[…]
President Cyril Ramaphosa says this weekend’s G7 Outreach Summit in Canada where he and other leaders of developing nations met the G7 leaders, was a success. Ramaphosa was speaking in an exclusive interview with SABC News. He says despite US President Donald Trump withdrawing his country’s endorsement of the G7[…]
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are expected to rally nationwide on Saturday for tighter gun laws in “March For Our Lives” protests led by survivors of the Florida school massacre, which reiginited public anger over mass shootings. Students from the Parkland, Florida, high school where 17 students and staff were[…]
President Donald Trump feted Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday and lauded US defence sales as a boost to American jobs. Meanwhile, in the US Senate, lawmakers killed a measure seeking an end to US support for Riyadh’s bombing campaign in Yemen. The Senate voted 55-44[…]
The UN Security Council is expected to vote on Monday on a draft resolution regarding the status of Jerusalem, less than two weeks afterdeclared the city Israel’s capital. Trump made the announcement on December 6, saying at the time that the US would be moving its embassy in Israel from[…]
Speaking on Thursday, Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu said there is a “serious determination” among the international community to recognize Palestine. The diplomat added that, once the world acknowledges the claim, he is confident there will be an influx of embassies and other diplomatic services into what would then be[…]
North Korea’s leader received a report from his army on plans to fire missiles towards Guam and said he will watch the actions of the United States before making a decision to fire, the North’s official news agency said on Tuesday. Kim Jong-un ordered the army to be ready to[…]
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