US 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders says a war with Iran would “be based on a lie” just like the US invasion of Vietnam and Iraq in the past, vowing to do whatever he can as an American senator to “stop US attacking Iran.”
The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, widening the two countries’ row over tariffs and trade.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Kingdom has dismissed as fabrications the so-called evidence implicating Iran in a recent attack on two tankers in the Sea of Oman, saying the incident was a plan to provoke US-Iran war.
China has backed a decision by Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam to suspend an extradition bill that sparked the biggest protests since 1997, warning against attempts of "black hand" Western forces to exploit the issue to destroy the region’s stability.
Indian soldiers have engaged in a new gun battle with Kashmir fighters after a car bomb attack and other clashes left four soldiers and three militants dead in the disputed Himalayan region over the past 48 hours.
The top Scottish member of the British parliament has denounced the main candidate seeking to become the country’s next prime minister, saying he is a “racist” who cannot be trusted to lead the United Kingdom.
Egypt has rejected a call by the United Nations for an “independent” investigation into the death in court of the country’s first democratically-elected President Mohamed Morsi, saying the world body is “politicizing” the death.
Chinese President Xi Jinping says his government supports North Korea’s “correct direction” in politically resolving issues, just a day before he arrives in Pyongyang at the invitation of the North’s leader Kim Jong-un.