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Iran said to cancel visit by Iraq's prime minister

Iran said to cancel visit by Iraq's prime minister

On 7 August, US President Donald Trump pledged that firms doing business with Tehran would be barred from the United States, as new US sanctions against Iran took effect. Last week the USA began restoring sanctions that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, which Trump withdrew from in May. The administration says the renewed sanctions are meant to pressure Tehran to halt its alleged support for worldwide terrorism, its military activity in the Middle East and its ... Consulte Mais Informação

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US targets Chinese and Russian firms with breach of North Korea sanctions

US targets Chinese and Russian firms with breach of North Korea sanctions

In a statement on its website, the Treasury said the sanctions targeted " persons involved in facilitating illicit shipments on behalf of North Korea " and said the move was part of the U.S. It comes as the United States continues to press for full compliance with global sanctions against North Korea while it continues talks with the North on ending its nuclear program. Consulte Mais Informação

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Parrot on London roof tells firefighter to ‘f*** off’ during rescue attempt

Parrot on London roof tells firefighter to ‘f*** off’ during rescue attempt

A foul, excuse us, a fowl-mouthed macaw repaid the heroism of the firefighter sent to rescue her by telling him to have intercourse with himself, but in a more colorful way. "Thankfully it soon became apparent that Jessie was fine and uninjured as she flew off to another roof and then to a tree", said Swallow. A spokesperson said: 'As with this incident, the RSPCA should be contacted in the first instance and we would always urge people to do the same if they see an animal stuck or in ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tencent Reports Rare Profit Drop As Gaming Unit Falls Under Regulatory Scrutiny

Tencent Reports Rare Profit Drop As Gaming Unit Falls Under Regulatory Scrutiny

Other Chinese game developers also lost ground on Wednesday after reports of the approval freeze emerged. Regulators have yet to approve the introduction of in-game purchases that Tencent needs to generate revenue from. Even if the regulators resume approvals immediately, the typical process takes about two to three months, signalling potential weakness in the third quarter for companies like Tencent. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australian politician calls for a ‘final solution’ to ban Muslim migration

Australian politician calls for a ‘final solution’ to ban Muslim migration

He claimed to be simply referring to the "ultimate solution" to a political problem and said people who were offended took the two words out of context. "We are a multiracial society and I've always advocated you do not have to be white to be Australian", Senator Hanson told parliament on Wednesday. At that time, ensuring the " final solution " (Endlosung) of the so-called " Jewish question " was the backbone of the Third Reich's actions on occupied lands. Consulte Mais Informação

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We can fulfil PM's promise: Isro chief on manned mission

We can fulfil PM's promise: Isro chief on manned mission

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation during Independence Day celebrations at the historic Red Fort in Delhi, India, August 15, 2018. He said the Swachh Bharat Mission will enable lakhs of children in leading healthier lives. Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the Human Spaceflight Programme (HSP), Isro chairman Sivan K said the space agency is confident of fulfilling Modi's promise to the country +. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hawaii clergyman among 300 'predator priests' who abused kids

Hawaii clergyman among 300 'predator priests' who abused kids

Officials say the probe found systematic cover-ups by the church . The grand jury proposes a new statute which clearly states that no past or present non-disclosure agreement prevents a victim from talking to police. The report was the result of a two-year investigation , where the jury heard from dozens of witnesses and reviewed more than half a million pages of internal documents from the dioceses of Allentown, Erie, Greensburg , Harrisburg , Pittsburgh and Scranton. Consulte Mais Informação

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Yemeni children stage protest against Saudi coalition

Yemeni children stage protest against Saudi coalition

On Thursday, Saudi warplanes attacked the vehicle at a market in the town of Dahyan in Sa'ada, leaving at least 51 civilians people dead, including 40 children, and almost 80 others injured. The US State Department urged the Saudi-led coalition to "conduct a thorough and transparent investigation". The Houthi-run al-Masirah TV on Monday quoted a health official as saying another child had died from his wounds, raising the toll to 52. Consulte Mais Informação

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Boy among 26 dead as bridge collapses in Genoa

Boy among 26 dead as bridge collapses in Genoa

The Morandi bridge in Genoa had always presented "structural doubts", according to an article published by specialist engineering website "Ingegneri.info", which called it "a tragedy waiting to happen". "In the sad history of bridge collapses, maintenance has sometimes been a factor, if it is poorly planned or implemented", Mr Firth said. Mehdi Kashani, an associate professor in structural mechanics at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, said maintenance issues and pressure ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Upset China to ‘assess the contents’ of United States defense bill

Upset China to ‘assess the contents’ of United States defense bill

However, while the new defence policy bill authorises greater military spending, measures to tighten United States government contracts with major Chinese firms such as ZTE have been watered down. It said the US should "abandon its cold-war mindset and zero-sum philosophy and view China and Sino-US relations in an objective perspective". " We resolutely oppose any country having any forms of formal and military exchanges with Taiwan, this stance has been consistent and clear ", Defense ... Consulte Mais Informação

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