برچسب مطالب ‘tuesday-’

EU signs off on new joint defense projects — but to do what?

European nations will begin working on 13 innovative joint military development projects, after defense ministers from the bloc approved the measures in talks in Brussels on Tuesday.

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Never Say Never’: Hillary Clinton Speaks Out About Running in 2020

The former secretary of state said during a radio interview on Tuesday that people were urging her to enter the contest and join the rather crowded Democratic field.

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Russian national Burkov extradited to US may face up to 80 years in prison

Russian national Alexey Burkov may face up to 80 years in prison for charges of several counts of fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud, the US Department of Justice said in a press release on Tuesday.

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US Threatens Substantially More Tariffs If No China Deal

“If we don’t make a deal, we’re going to substantially raise those tariffs,” he said Tuesday in a speech to the Economic Club of New York. “They’re going to be raised very substantially. And that’s going to be true for other countries that mistreat us too.”

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Bolivian senator Jeanine Áñez declares herself interim president

A Bolivian lawmaker declared herself interim president Tuesday, amid a power vacuum left by the ousting of leader Evo Morales.

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Syrian army fires on ‘hostile’ target in skies west of Damascus: state TV

The Syrian army fired on a “hostile target” in the town of Daraya, west of the capital, Damascus, Syrian state media said late on Tuesday.

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Protesters hit Hong Kong transport network as city spirals into chaos

Hong Kong protesters struck the city’s transport network for a second day running on Tuesday as western powers voiced concern over spiralling violence after police shot a young demonstrator and another man was set on fire.

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Casualties reported from attack near Lebanese embassy in Syrian capital – state TV

Casualties were reported from a building near the Lebanese embassy in the Syrian capital of Damascus in an attack late on Tuesday, state television said.

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Bangladesh train collision kills 15, toll could rise

Rescuers in Bangladesh were battling on Tuesday to pull passengers from mangled wreckage after a head-on collision of two trains killed at least 15 people and injured more than 40, officials said.

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North Korea says chance of talks with US ‘narrowing’

The possibility of talks between nuclear-armed North Korea and Washington is “narrowing,” Pyongyang said on Tuesday after the US State Department reaffirmed its designation as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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WhatsApp sues Israel’s NSO for allegedly helping spies hack phones around the world

WhatsApp sued Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group on Tuesday, accusing it of helping government spies break into the phones of roughly 1,400 users across four continents in a hacking spree whose targets included diplomats, political dissidents, journalists and senior government officials, Reuters reports.

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Anger mounts as utility imposes more blackouts in California

With no electricity for the fourth straight day Tuesday, chef and caterer Jane Sykes realised she would have to throw out $1,000 worth of food, including trays of brownies, cupcakes and puff pastry.

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Lebanon PM Saad Hariri resigns amid nationwide anti-government protests

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Tuesday announced resignation from the post amid a wave of protests against his government in nearly two weeks.

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Britain set for December 12 election to break Brexit deadlock

Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won approval from parliament on Tuesday for an early ballot aimed at breaking the Brexit deadlock, Reuters reports.

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Iran urges unity among Lebanon’s political groups

Iran on Tuesday called for unity among Lebanon’s political groups after Saad al-Hariri resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister amid protests.

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