Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressures – Rouhani

Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressures – Rouhani

Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressures, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, a day after Washington imposed new sanctions on following its withdrawal...
Pope condemns Gaza killings, says Mideast needs justice, peace

Pope condemns Gaza killings, says Mideast needs justice, peace

Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the killing of Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border, saying the deaths would only lead to more violence, and appealed...
Twitter changes strategy in battle against internet 'trolls'

Twitter changes strategy in battle against internet ‘trolls’

Twitter Inc. on Tuesday revised its strategy for fighting abusive internet “trolls”. It said it would use behavioral signals to identify harassers on the social...
Trump says to 'stay tuned' as trade negotiations continue between U.S., China

Trump says to ‘stay tuned’ as trade negotiations continue between U.S., China

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said trade negotiations are still underway with China and to “stay tuned”. “Trade negotiations are continuing with China. “They have...
Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump has undergone a successful kidney surgery on Monday morning, the White House said in a statement. The first lady’s Communications...
Gaza: UN chief urges Israel, Palestine to avoid further bloodshed

Gaza: UN chief urges Israel, Palestine to avoid further bloodshed

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to show restraint, as Gaza violence left dozens of people dead on...
Palestinians rally in Gaza for funerals of scores of people killed by Israeli troops

Palestinians rally in Gaza for funerals of scores of people killed by Israeli troops

Palestinians rallied in Gaza on Tuesday for the funerals of scores of people killed by Israeli troops a day earlier, while on the Gaza-Israel...
Kremlin urges countries to avoid action potentially destabilising Middle East

Kremlin urges countries to avoid action potentially destabilising Middle East

The Kremlin on Tuesday urged countries, especially those in the Middle East quartet of mediators, to avoid action that might inflame tensions in the...
Zimbabwe bans banks from processing payments for cryptocurrencies

Zimbabwe bans banks from processing payments for cryptocurrencies

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe says it has stopped local banks from trading or processing payments linked to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. The apex bank Governor, John...
Merkel says U.S. exit from Iran deal breaks trust in int’l order

Merkel says U.S. exit from Iran deal breaks trust in int’l order

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on Friday criticised the U.S. for leaving the Iran nuclear deal unilaterally. “This breaks the trust in the international order. “Although the...