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EU, China vow to uphold JCPOA

EU, China vow to uphold JCPOA

.jwplayer{ display: inline-block; } TEHRAN, Jun. 01 (MNA) – The European Union and China say they will do their utmost to keep JCPOA despite the US abandoning the pact. “We will be unswerving in upholding it,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday, ABC News reported. Speaking alongside EU […]

by August 20, 2018
Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape, sex crime charges

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape, sex crime charges

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape, sex crime charges © Don Emmert / AFP | In this file photo taken on May 25, 2018, Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein surrenders to authorities in New York. A Manhattan grand jury voted Wednesday to indict disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein on rape and […]

by August 19, 2018
On first foreign visit, Cuban leader vows ‘unconditional‘ support for Maduro

On first foreign visit, Cuban leader vows ‘unconditional‘ support for Maduro

On first foreign visit, Cuban leader vows ‘unconditional‘ support for Maduro © Juan Barreto, AFP | Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel (L) and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro chat during a meeting at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on May 30, 2018. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel rallied to the defense of […]

by August 19, 2018
Trump awaits Kim letter as North Korea summit edges nearer

Trump awaits Kim letter as North Korea summit edges nearer

Trump awaits Kim letter as North Korea summit edges nearer © Behrouz Mehri / AFP | A screen in Tokyo on May 25, 2018 shows a news report on US President Donald Trump‘s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. A top aide to Kim Jong Un makes a […]

by August 19, 2018
Denmark full-face veil ban ‘discriminatory‘

Denmark full-face veil ban ‘discriminatory‘

Denmark has passed a ban on full-face veils. Women wearing niqab exit the Danish Parliament in Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 31, 2018. Photo: AFP It becomes the latest in a number of European countries to pass such a ban, which mainly affects Muslim women wearing a niqab or burka. The […]

by August 19, 2018
US raises steel and aluminium tariffs on key allies

US raises steel and aluminium tariffs on key allies

The US is to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from allies in Europe and North America. Steel produced by companies in countries like France face heavy new levies. Photo: AFP The US said a 25 percent tax on steel and 10 percent tax on aluminium from the EU, […]

by August 19, 2018
Spain PM faces defeat in confidence vote

Spain PM faces defeat in confidence vote

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is likely to be forced out of office after a key party said it would support a motion of no confidence against him. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy attends a debate on a no-confidence motion. Photo: AFP The no-confidence vote is scheduled to take place on […]

by August 19, 2018
Outrage over ‘naked‘ school choir in SA

Outrage over ‘naked‘ school choir in SA

A “naked” choir performance by a group of South African schoolgirls has led to calls for investigation by the country‘s education minister. The footage emerged earlier this week at a competition. Photo: YouTube/Daily Dispatch Angie Motshekga said she was “extremely disappointed” after seeing footage of the Xhosa girls performing wearing […]

by August 19, 2018
Pig‘s blood used in Russian journalist‘s hoaxed death

Pig‘s blood used in Russian journalist‘s hoaxed death

Russian dissident journalist Arkady Babchenko has revealed how Ukrainian authorities faked his death on Tuesday as part of a sting operation to foil an alleged Russian assassination plot. Anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko addresses a press conference in Kiev. Photo: AFP Pig‘s blood and a make-up artist were used to pull […]

by August 19, 2018
Mummified body found in Australian hoarder‘s home

Mummified body found in Australian hoarder‘s home

A former occupant of a Sydney house may have hidden a mummified body that was found by cleaners clearing out mountains of rubbish. Photo: Australian Police Cleaners started clearing out the Greenwich property on Tuesday and found the body rolled up in a carpet. Police said the body found this […]

by August 19, 2018