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U.S., EU set to impose sanctions on Russia

Tuesday  07:20,   02 march 2021

The coordinated sanctions come in response to the Kremlin’s poisoning of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent arrest and detention.The sanctions will be the Biden administration’s first to target Moscow since coming into office and... >>>

Boeing, Australian air force say pilotless, fighter-like jet completed first test flight

Tuesday  06:45,   02 march 2021

Boeing, Australian air force say pilotless, fighter-like jet completed first test flightThe "Loyal Wingman", the first military aircraft to be designed and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years, flew under the supervision of a Boeing test... >>>

Southeast Asian ministers aim to encourage Myanmar talks as crisis intensifies

Tuesday  06:45,   02 march 2021

Southeast Asian ministers aim to encourage Myanmar talks as crisis intensifiesThe talks will come two days after the bloodiest day of unrest since the military removed Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government a month ago, unleashing anger and mass... >>>

Rwanda: the government acknowledges having acted in favor of the forced return of Rusesabagina

Tuesday  06:06,   02 march 2021

© NICOLAS MAETERLINCK / BELGA / AFP Paul Rusesabagina in Brussels during a conference on Rwanda, in June 2019. The government of Rwanda admitted, on 26th February, having "facilitated" the trip to Kigali - where he was arrested - by Paul... >>>

Hearing for Hong Kong democracy activists resumes after marathon session

Tuesday  05:07,   02 march 2021

Hearing for Hong Kong democracy activists resumes after marathon sessionHONG KONG (Reuters) - The proceedings for 47 Hong Kong democracy activists charged with conspiracy to commit subversion resume on Tuesday, following a marathon hearing that... >>>

Scottish distillery looks to history to lift spirits

Tuesday  05:06,   02 march 2021

It has survived world wars, Prohibition and The Great Depression but this may very well be the toughest time yet for Scotland's oldest whisky maker. The Glenturret Distillery, located on the banks of the River Turret two miles (3.2 kilometres)... >>>

Morocco Halts Contacts With Germany, Citing ‘Misunderstandings’

Tuesday  04:27,   02 march 2021

Morocco said it was suspending contact with Germany’s government, citing “deep misunderstandings” over issues of fundamental importance to the kingdom. © Photographer: Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images A boatman rows while transporting passengers across... >>>

China, U.S. should lift COVID-19 travel bans if herd immunity reached, Chinese epidemiologist says

Tuesday  04:27,   02 march 2021

China, U.S. should lift COVID-19 travel bans if herd immunity reached, Chinese epidemiologist saysThe United States is the worst-hit nation in the world by case count, with nearly 30 million infections so far, though new cases have been declining.... >>>

As oil prices rally, old OPEC tensions set to rise

Tuesday  04:27,   02 march 2021

As members of the oil cartel OPEC and its allies meet this week to discuss adjusting output, analysts expect old tensions between oil producer giants to flare up again. - Contentious quotas - OPEC+ members have disagreed frequently in the past, with >>>

HSBC Banker Knew About Dealings With Iran, Meng’s Defense Argues

Tuesday  04:11,   02 march 2021

Lawyers representing Meng Wanzhou tried to discredit evidence presented by U.S. officials in her extradition hearing, arguing a banker at HSBC Holdings Plc knew that a company doing business with Iran was actually an affiliate of Huawei Technologies >>>

US focused on Saudi Arabia's 'future conduct' after intel report ties crown prince to Khashoggi death

Tuesday  04:11,   02 march 2021

The United States is focused on Saudi Arabia's "future conduct" after rejecting sanctions against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a State Department spokesman. © Provided by >>>

U.S. Calls Tougher Saudi Stance a Recalibration, Not a Rupture

Tuesday  03:00,   02 march 2021

President Joe Biden’s approach to Saudi Arabia represents a “recalibration” and not a break in historically close ties, as the U.S. plans to make respect for human rights more central to its policy toward the kingdom, a State Department spokesman... >>>

Exclusive: U.S. sanctions for Navalny poisoning expected as early as Tuesday

Tuesday  02:58,   02 march 2021

Exclusive: U.S. sanctions for Navalny poisoning expected as early as TuesdayThe United States was expected to impose sanctions under two executive orders - 13661, which was issued after Russia's 2014 invasion of Crimea but provides broad authorities >>>

VIDEO - Nicolas Sarkozy and Thierry Herzog condemned: "A crazy story!"

Tuesday  02:25,   02 march 2021

© Capture CNews VIDEO - Nicolas Sarkozy and Thierry Herzog condemned: "A crazy story!" In the show L'Heure des pros 2 on Monday March 1, Thierry Herzog's lawyer, Paul-Albert Iweins, reacted to the conviction of his client and Nicolas Sarkozy. This... >>>

Aid to Yemen: the UN deplores "disappointing" pledges

Tuesday  01:50,   02 march 2021

© REUTERS - KHALED ABDULLAH The UN warns: 400,000 children under five could die of acute malnutrition "without emergency treatment". Here in Sana'a, February 13, 2021. The "disappointing" pledges to provide aid to Yemen equivalent to a "death... >>>