Politics

Lawmakers to reject election call before Johnson suspends parliament - 09/09/2019

LONDON, Bill Smith (dpa)- Lawmakers are expected to reject Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second call for a snap election ahead of the suspension of parliament later Monday, just seven...

Iran to use advanced centrifuges in further exit from nuclear deal - 09/07/2019

TEHRAN, Farshid Motahari (dpa)- Iran has confirmed that it will use more modern and advanced centrifuges to enrich uranium in a third phase of its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with global...

10 arrested in Italy over alleged financing of Syrian terrorist group - 09/07/2019

ROME, Alvise Armellini (dpa)- Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of tax fraud and money laundering with the intent of financing a Syrian Islamic terrorism group, Italian police forces said...

Modi praises scientists after India loses contact with Moon lander - 09/07/2019

NEW DELHI, Sunrita Sen (dpa)– India's attempt to land an unmanned spacecraft on the Moon ended in apparent failure on Saturday, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged scientists to remain optimistic...

Erdogan threatens to 'open gates' to Europe for Syrian refugees - 09/06/2019

ISTANBUL, Ergin Hava and Ella Joyner (dpa)- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday threatened to open the border to Europe for Syrian refugees unless Ankara gets enough international aid...

US offered Iranian ship captain millions in exchange for cooperation - 09/06/2019

WASHINGTON (dpa)- The US State Department on Thursday confirmed that it offered the captain of the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya several million dollars to move the ship to a country that would...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe dies in Singapore aged 95 - 09/06/2019

SINGAPORE, Kate Bartlett and Leizl Eykelhof (dpa)- Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe died in hospital in Singapore Friday, aged 95, after almost four decades in power and nearly two years...

Taliban attacks another Afghan city as offensive broadens - 09/06/2019

KABUL (dpa)– Taliban militants have attacked the western Afghan city of Farah as their campaign to try to overrun provincial capitals intensifies. ​The militants launched the offensive from three...

UN: 1,089 civilians killed in Syrian government offensive in Idlib - 09/04/2019

GENEVA (dpa)- More than 1,000 civilians have been killed in Syria's Idlib region in the four months since Syrian government forces and Russia launched a massive offensive on the opposition-held...

Islamic State supporter to face trial on slavery charges in Germany - 09/04/2019

DUSSELDORF (dpa)- Following her return from Syria, an alleged supporter of Islamic State from the south-western German city of Konstanz is to face trial on charges of slavery. In addition to Islamic...
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