A European Union decision to give 18 million euros in aid to Tehran on Friday has infuriated Washington which has been trying to put pressure on Iran following its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear agreement in May.
The lower house of Canada’s parliament has unanimously condemned the recent personal attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by US President Donald Trump and other American officials, which have offended Canadian elites and ordinary citizens amid a dispute over trade.
A political dispute in Greece over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia is deepening, with opposition politicians and critics decrying plans to sell 66 million euros ($78.7 million) worth of surplus missiles and bombs to this Arab country.
People in Pakistan have held a rally to denounce the government’s move to take people into custody without disclosing their whereabouts. The demonstrators demanded an end to enforced disappearances carried out under the pretext of fighting terrorism. Muhammad Toori reports from the port city of Karachi, presstv.com reported.
Iran says it is preparing to stop using the dollar in its official statements – a move that had been in the offing but appears to have been expedited after Washington included the country in a list of seven nations that are banned from entering the United States.
The United States has once again rebuffed China’s anger over the planned deployment of an advanced missile system in South Korea, insisting that the move is aimed at countering the growing missile threats from North Korea.
For 12 hours a day, Raju Misra stands at his snack stall in the world's ultimate pollution blackspot, inhaling toxic fumes and railing against India's politicians for failing to clean up the filthy air.