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Rouhani: If US blocks Iran’s oil exports, will close trade route

Rouhani: If US blocks Iran’s oil exports, will close trade route

The United States has made 11 attempts to begin negotiations with Iran in the last two years, all rejected by Tehran , Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was quoted as saying on Tuesday. In early November, for example, a prominent hardline cleric told a Friday prayer gathering in Mashhad, considered Iran's spiritual capital, that Iran has the power to "instantly" create conditions for $400 a barrel oil prices if it decides to act in the Persian Gulf . Consulte Mais Informação

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S. Korea’s Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

S. Korea’s Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

President Moon Jae-in is calling on South Korea and Japan to cleverly handle their uncomfortable history, ... and secure future-oriented relations that are not affected by what happened in the past. In this undated photo released Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, by the North Korean government , North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, visits the Wonsan Shoes Factory in Gangwon, North Korea. Consulte Mais Informação

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Search underway after 2 Marine aircraft crash off coast of Japan

Search underway after 2 Marine aircraft crash off coast of Japan

Some media reports said the planes had taken off from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, which is near Hiroshima in the south-west of the country and that the incident happened off the coast. The status of the other Marines was not immediately available. The military did not release the circumstances of the crash, saying the accident was still under investigation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Beyonce, Jay-Z dazzle South Africa at Mandela tribute

Beyonce, Jay-Z dazzle South Africa at Mandela tribute

The Global Citizen and another group backing the concert, the House of Mandela, said it was " saddened to hear the challenges people had while leaving the venue ". President Ramaphosa received a resounding applause after being introduced by Oprah Winfrey . "It was so chaotic", said Cydwell Masango who was working a late shift as a pump attendant at the Sasol garage in Ormonde, where the attacks took place. Consulte Mais Informação

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Turkish President Erdogan slams United States sanctions against Venezuela

Turkish President Erdogan slams United States sanctions against Venezuela

In response, Erdogan said he was willing to strengthen trade ties. "We are making efforts to diversify and deepen cooperation with Venezuela in every field through win-win understanding". Massive inflation and a shortage of basic commodities such as foodstuffs and medicine have forced an estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans to immigrate to other South American countries. Consulte Mais Informação

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PETA releases list of animal friendly idioms to avoid 'speciesism'

PETA releases list of animal friendly idioms to avoid 'speciesism'

Using Twitter as the test tube, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( PETA ) are taking the flower by the thorns to bring home the bagels. Racist words, homophobic words, ableist words, and other forms of verbal discrimination and hate are just not the same as "anti-animal" language. Instead of "beat a dead horse", PETA recommends saying "feed a fed horse", even though "beat a dead horse" means one should not waste time doing something that will not work-nothing to do with ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Grindr cheat pharmacist jailed for wife's murder

Grindr cheat pharmacist jailed for wife's murder

Mitesh Patel had insisted he was innocent and claimed he had returned home to find the couple's house burgled and his wife's wrists bound with duct tape. Mr Patel said: "I still remember him saying, there is nothing more heavy than carrying your own child's coffin". She added: "He could've divorced her, taken everything he wanted - he did not need to take her life, he had no right to take this evil, cruel and malicious step". Consulte Mais Informação

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Chevrolet Silverado HD delivers 910 lb-ft of furious torque

Chevrolet Silverado HD delivers 910 lb-ft of furious torque

The other engine is a Duramax turbodiesel that makes 910 lb-ft of torque , the same amount as the current Silverado HD engine makes, but Chevy said this engine is all-new, so it might be an updated version of the old 6.6-litre. Chevy is not yet stating its displacement or output figures, but it is highly likely to be more powerful than the 6.0-liter Vortec V8 which puts out 360 PS with 515 Nm of torque . Consulte Mais Informação

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Macron takes U turn on fuel tax hikes to quell public outrage

Macron takes U turn on fuel tax hikes to quell public outrage

Since then, the "yellow vest " protests have developed into a movement against Macron. Farmers union FNSEA said it would fight to help farmers earn a better income, though it said it would not officially be joining forces with the "yellow vests ", as the protesters have come to be called after the high-visibility vests French motorists are required to keep in their cars, and which they don for demonstrations. Consulte Mais Informação

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