برچسب مطالب ‘monday’

۳ dead in possible terror attack in The Netherlands

Three persons were killed and five others wounded Monday in a possible terror shooting attack in a tram in Utrecht, a city in the central Netherlands.

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Iran says to take legal action against US sanctions

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran will take legal action against the U.S. sanctions, state IRIB TV reported.

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Fars: Iran denies joint operation with Turkey against PKK

Turkey repeated on Monday that it and Iran were carrying out a joint operation against Kurdish militants, despite a denial from Tehran that it was involved, Reuters reports.

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Middle East crude steady while OPEC keeps market guessing on output cuts

Middle East sour crude was trading largely steady Tuesday morning in Asia, even as OPEC and its allies were ambiguous on the extension of output cuts at a Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee meeting Monday.

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Trump’s 2020 Budget Promises Spending Cuts, Erase Deficit in 15 Years – Reports

President Trump will unveil his fiscal 2020 budget request to Congress on Monday, calling for $2.7 trillion in spending cuts and balances in 15 years, according to the White House budget office.

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Venezuela still in dark, Guaido wants ‘state of alarm’ declared

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido will ask lawmakers on Monday to declare a “state of alarm” over the country’s devastating blackout in order to facilitate the delivery of international aid — a chance to score points in his power struggle with President Nicolas Maduro.

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Malaysia frees Indonesian suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder case

An Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed on Monday, as a Malaysian court dropped the murder charge against her in a case that drew suspicions of being a political assassination.

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US deploys THAAD missile defense in Israel for exercise

The United States has deployed its advanced THAAD missile defense system temporarily to Israel for a joint military exercise, the first of its kind, officials said Monday.

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UN rights experts: Saudi laws stifle dissent, women activists

Saudi Arabia is using its counter-terrorism laws to silence activists, including women, in violation of international law guaranteeing freedom of speech, United Nations human rights experts said on Monday, Reuters reports.

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US to allow first lawsuits against Cuba over seized property

To turn up pressure on Cuba’s communist government, the Trump administration is reversing longstanding practice and allowing U.S.

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‘We knew we were flying’: dozens dead, missing in tornado-blasted Alabama community

Rescue crews using dogs and drones searched for victims amid splintered lumber and twisted metal Monday, local time, after the deadliest US tornado in nearly six years ripped through a rural Alabama community. At least 23 people were killed, some of them children.

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Leading Canadian minister resigns over scandal as Trudeau government teeters

A leading Cabinet minister in Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government resigned Monday, becoming the second minister to step down over a scandal that has shaken the government in an election year.

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Macron calls for big EU changes in ‘European Renaissance’

In a direct appeal to European citizens, French President Emmanuel Macron called on Monday for a “European Renaissance,” proposing multiple new institutions and a major conference to overhaul the Continent’s political structures.

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Pentagon awards Lockheed nearly $1B contract for Saudis

The Pentagon said Monday it has awarded Lockheed Martin a nearly $1 billion contact for an advanced missile defense system on behalf of Saudi Arabia.

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Macron’s popularity gains as ‘yellow vest’ support wanes: poll

French President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity has recovered to levels not seen since “yellow vest” protests broke out in mid-November as support for movement wanes, a poll showed on Monday.

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Pence to meet Guaido at Lima Group Summit

United States Vice President Mike Pence will meet self-proclaimed Venezuela President Juan Guaido at the Lima Group Summit in Bogota on Monday to “voice the United States’ wavering support to the interim president and to highlight the Venezuelan people’s fight for democracy over dictatorship”.

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