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Motion for Iran to quit NPT submitted in parliament

By Reuter

January 28, 2020 – 4:32 pm

DUBAI: Member of Iranian parliament submitted a motion for Iran to quit the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) on Tuesday, the assembly’s news site ICANA reported, in a move that appears to raise the stakes in Tehran’s on going confrontation with the West.


Death toll in China from coronavirus crosses 100 as markets wobble

By Reuter

January 28, 2020 – 4:32 pm

SHANGHAI: The coronavirus claimed its first victim in Beijing, Chinese officials said on Tuesday, as the death toll from the deadly virus hit 106, while United States warned its citizens against travelling to the country and financial markets recoiled again at the potential impact on the world’s second-biggest economy.


Taliban clash with Afghan forces on crashed US military aircraft site

By Reuter

January 28, 2020 – 4:30 pm

Afghan forces and Taliban fighters clashed in a central region where a US military aircraft crashed, officials said on Tuesday, as the government tried to reach the wreckage site in a Taliban stronghold,reported Reuters.


Trump hails US economic success in Davos as impeachment trial begins

By Reuter

January 21, 2020 – 10:24 pm

DAVOS: Thousands of miles from his Washington impeachment trial, President Donald Trump took centre stage at Davos to tout the success of the U.S. economy, while criticising the U.S. Federal Reserve on Tuesday.


Hundreds arrested in India during days of protests over citizenship law

By Reuter

December 22, 2019 – 3:58 pm

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: More than 1,500 protesters have been arrested across India in the past 10 days, officials said, as police try to quell sometimes violent demonstrations against a citizenship law that critics say undermines the country’s secular constitution.