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War: US, China sign first deal

The U.S. and China signed a so-called ‘Phase One’ deal on Wednesday, thus putting on hold a trade war between the two economic giants but leaves in place massive tariffs on Beijing’s goods, while also sidestepping some of the thorniest issues. The trade war has roiled world markets and slowed global growth over the past […]

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War: Iran President reveals what will happen to those who shot down Iranian plane

Iran will punish all those responsible for the accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane, President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Tuesday. Rouhani added that that the “tragic event” would be investigated thoroughly. “It was an unforgivable error, one person cannot be solely responsible for the plane crash. “Iran will punish […]

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Attack on plane: Tension rises in Iran as government, military clash over killing of 176

Tension has heightened between the President Hassan Rouhani-led Iranian government and the country’s military, the Revolutionary Guard. The tension spilled into the open on Monday as the president’s office accused the elite military force of misleading them. This is following the accidental shooting down of the Ukrainian international airliner that killed over 170 civilians. Recall […]

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Queen Elizabeth finally accepts Prince Harry, Meghan’s royal exit

English Monarch, Queen Elizabeth has accepted decision made by Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle to withdraw from royal responsibilities. Harry and Meghan also said they now intend to pursue financial independence. The surprise announcement came after they had denounced intrusive and inaccurate media reporting, as well as the vitriol directed toward them on […]

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War: ‘Death to Britain’ – Iranians call for expulsion of British ambassador, close of UK embassy

A large number of Iranian students and seminaries have gathered in front of the British embassy in Tehran, the country’s capital, demanding for the expulsion of UK ambassador, Robert Macaire. The students are protesting the envoy’s participation and role in last night protest rallies. Recall that Iranian authorities had on Saturday arrested and briefly detained […]

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British Airways, FAAN divided over flight diversion

The British Airways’ (BA) alleged unauthorized flight diversion from Lagos to Ghana has caused a rift between the carrier and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). The flight diversion has led to accusations and counter-accusations between the duo over landing condition (safety) of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Why British Airways diverted plane? The Lagos bound flight was diverted […]

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Britain denounces Iran over envoy’s arrest

Britain’s Foreign Office has denounced the arrest of the country’s ambassador in Tehran as a “flagrant violation of international law”. Earlier, the Tehran-based Tasnim news agency reported that British envoy Rob Macaire was arrested for several hours in front of Amir Kabir University for inciting anti-government protesters. “The arrest of our Ambassador in Tehran without […]

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Ukrainian plane crash: Iranians protest, tell Supreme Leader to resign immediately

Iranians have taken to the streets in protest, calling for the immediate resignation of their Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khramenei. There is a lot of anger in Tehran as citizens demand justice and accountability following the admission by the government that its military actually shot down Ukrainian airliner killing the 176 passengers and crew. Iran on Saturday […]