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Hong Kong police uncover 'homemade explosive lab'

Saturday  14:05,   20 july 2019
msn

Hong Kong police on Saturday said they had uncovered a makeshift factory producing high-powered explosives alongside pro-independence leaflets, a discovery which comes as the city is rocked by unprecedented political protests. Police said they... >>>

Virgin Holidays will no longer offer trips to see whales, dolphins or porpoises in captivity

Saturday  14:00,   20 july 2019
cnn

Virgin Holidays is done promoting whales in captivity. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Founder Richard Branson announced on the tourism service's >>>

A timeline of escalation in the Gulf

Saturday  13:46,   20 july 2019
msn

Tensions in the Gulf have escalated in recent months amid a deepening standoff between Iran and United States over Tehran's nuclear programme, with a string of incidents involving tankers and drones. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released

Saturday  12:05,   20 july 2019
usatoday

Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in... >>>

Man Jumps on Plane's Wing and Attempts to Enter the Cabin as Aircraft Prepares for Takeoff

Saturday  11:30,   20 july 2019
people

Man Climbs on Plane's Wing as Aircraft Prepares for... >>>

Seized British-flagged tanker anchored off Iran: port authority

Saturday  09:55,   20 july 2019
msn

A British-flagged tanker seized by Iran is now at anchor off the port of Bandar Abbas with all its crew aboard after colliding with a fishing boat, authorities said on... >>>

Nuclear treaty: Clock's ticking on pact. A dangerous arms race may be next

Saturday  08:55,   20 july 2019
cnn

There's no sign that the US and Russia -- who account for more than 90% of the world's nuclear warheads -- are planning to extend a major arms control treaty. If they don't, experts fear a return to a world without limits on nuclear stockpiles. The... >>>

North Korea slams Japan over its trade spat with Seoul

Saturday  07:45,   20 july 2019
msn

North Korea's state media has slammed Japan for its recent trade restrictions against Seoul over wartime slavery disputes, accusing Tokyo of "destroying the trend of peace" on the Korean... >>>

Death toll rises to 10 after China gas plant blast

Saturday  05:55,   20 july 2019
msn

The death toll from a huge explosion that rocked a gas plant in central China rose to 10, state media said Saturday, with five people still missing. Friday's blast at the Henan Coal Gas Group factory left another 19 people seriously injured and more >>>

What's behind Iran's aggression in the Strait of Hormuz?

Saturday  05:30,   20 july 2019
latimes

The seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is the latest example of how tensions between the U.S. and Iran have spilled into one of the world's most strategic and vital waterways for oil.... >>>

Trump says ready to help resolve SKorea-Japan dispute

Saturday  04:45,   20 july 2019
msn

US President Donald Trump said Friday he remained at the ready to help South Korea and Japan solve their lingering dispute over World War II-era forced labor that has blighted their trade ties. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Pompeo focuses on Iran and Hezbollah at Latin America counterterrorism conference

Saturday  03:10,   20 july 2019
washingtonpost

Secretary of state’s visit to Argentina’s capital coincided with the 25th anniversary of a car bomb attack on a Jewish community... >>>

In British PM race, a former Russian tycoon quietly wields influence

Friday  23:25,   19 july 2019
reuters

For almost a decade, Alexander Temerko, who forged a career at the top of the Russian arms industry and had connections at the highest levels of the Kremlin, has been an influential figure in British politics. He's one of the Conservative Party's... >>>

Iran Said to Seize British Tanker in Persian Gulf

Friday  23:00,   19 july 2019
nytimes

Iran said Friday that it had seized a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf, and the tanker’s owner said it had lost contact with the vessel as it appeared to be heading toward Iran. The British government said it was urgently seeking information... >>>

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker - Iran state tv

Friday  21:45,   19 july 2019
reuters

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Friday. The IRGC seized the tanker at the request of the maritime authorities in the Iranian province... >>>