Iran’s envoy to the United Nations slammed Washington’s ‘morally wrong’ measures against other countries, saying that unilateral sanctions amount to collective punishment and violate basic human rights.
Iran: US unilateral sanctions to violate basic human rights
Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s and later went on to become an investor, philanthropist and sports team owner, died Monday after his latest battle with cancer at age 65.
Microsoft cofounder, investor, philanthropist Allen dead at 65
US voters are expressing significantly more interest in turning out to vote in one of the most polarized midterm congressional elections in decades, with Democrats enjoying more support than President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans, according to a new survey.
US voters more likely to cast ballots in this year’s congressional elections: Poll
US President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that he made no deal with Turkey to lift US sanctions in exchange for the release of an American pastor who had been detained there and returned to the United States over the weekend.
Trump reiterates: No sanctions deal with Turkey over pastor
A string of prominent cancelations of conference attendance
Saudi Arabia’s currency fell to its lowest level in two years and its international bond prices slipped on Monday over fears that foreign investment inflows could shrink as Riyadh faces pressure over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi currency weakest in two years due to Khashoggi case
The Five Eyes US-led intelligence alliance has started to exchange classified information on China's foreign activities with other nations concerned about Beijing's growing power, according to a report.
US-led intelligence alliance builds coalition to counter China
As international pressure is mounting on Saudi rulers by various governments and rights group over disappearance of a dissident journalist at Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul, Trump's administration still seems to be following an undetermined policy toward Riyadh on this issue, prompting many analysts to believe that Washington prefers Saudi trade over the value of human life.
Trump's political flip-flop on Khashoggi’s disappearance emboldening Riyadh: Analysts
Former vice president Joe Biden leads a crowded field of potential 2020 Democrats, according to a new poll from CNN and SSRS.
Poll: Biden leads crowded field of Dems in potential 2020 matchup
China accused the United States on Sunday of going on the offensive by sending US Navy vessels into the South China Sea and described US arms sales to Taiwan as interference in Chinese internal affairs.
China says US arms sales to Taiwan interfere in its affairs
Canada announced up to $50 million in aid to the United Nations (UN)’s relief agency for Palestinian refugees two months after the US cut its aid to that body.
Canada allocates $50m in aid to UN agency for Palestinians

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