Monday , February 18 2019

International

Non-dollar EU trade for Iran in days

AMERICA ISSUES FRESH IRAN-RELATED SANCTIONS BRUSSELS, Jan 24, (Agencies): The European Union (EU) Thursday expressed optimism that the much-delayed launch of a payment mechanism to …

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Russia presents info on missile

Russian spy chief, Saudi Crown Prince meet A Russian military officer walks past the 9M729 land-based cruise missile on display with its launcher, (right), in …

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Sonia Gandhi’s daughter enters politics

A scion of India’s most famous political dynasty on Wednesday formally entered politics, with the opposition Congress party assigning her a position as it prepares …

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Mideast talks not to demonize Iran

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 23, (Agencies): The United States said Tuesday an international conference next month to promote peace and stability in the Middle East is …

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UAE open to co-host World Cup

‘FIFA president backs expansion’ ABU DHABI, Jan 22, (RTRS): United Arab Emirates sports chief Mohammed Khalfan al-Romaithi believes the Gulf nation would welcome an approach …

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7 dead from bitter cold

Falling temperatures replaced the weekend’s falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept across the eastern United States. The National Weather Service had …

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Bid to lower criminal age in Philippines

MANILA, Jan 22, (RTRS): Senators in the Philippines on Tuesday joined activists and child protection groups in condemning a lower house move to reduce the …

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Germany bans Iranian airline

BERLIN, Jan 21, (AP): Germany has banned Iran’s Mahan Air from landing in the country with immediate effect, citing security concerns and the airline’s involvement …

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India probes people smuggling to New Zealand

Police in southern India say they are investigating a suspected attempt to illegally transport more than 100 Indians by boat to New Zealand. Additional Superintendent …

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Kuwait announces $200mn tech fund – Embrace digital economy

BEIRUT, Jan 20, (Agencies): Kuwait has launched an initiative to form a $200 million fund for investments in technology, Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign …

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