Entertainment magazine – Page 1183 – Journal of Negotiations and News
Wednesday , July 17 2019

Ties with US cannot get any worse, Russia says after Tillerson's exit

Russia says relations with the United States could not get any worse, following US President Donald Trump’s dismissal of his secretary of state, who in a previous, personal capacity had good ties with Moscow. According to reports, Trump sacked Rex Tillerson on Tuesday and replaced him by CIA chief Mike …

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EU warns Africa of tougher visa policy amid refugee crisis

The European Union has warned Africa and other countries of introducing a tougher visa regime if they refuse to readmit economic migrants. Dimitris Avramopoulos, the EU migration commissioner, told a press conference in Brussels on Wednesday that their citizens would find it harder to get visas to Europe if they refused to …

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Iran warns US against ‘foolish’ moves against Syria

Iran has warned Washington against taking any “foolish” decisions with regards to Syria, as speculation mounts that the administration of US President Donald Trump is gearing up for a military strike against the country. Speaking to reporters in a briefing on Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi advised Washington …

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Zarif condemns US arms torrent to ME

In a new post on his Twitter account, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out at US officials for both selling arms to the war mongering countries of the region and terrorists and at the same time accusing Iran. He described Americans’ calling for peace and democracy in contrast …

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Philippines’ Duterte to issue notice of withdrawal from ICC

The Philippines said on Wednesday it is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC) due to what President Rodrigo Duterte called “outrageous” attacks by UN officials and violations of due process by the ICC. The decision marks an about-face by Duterte, who initially welcomed a preliminary ICC examination announced last month into a complaint, filed by a …

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Persepolis beats Al Wasl 1-0 in 2018 AFC Champions League

Iran’s Persian Gulf Pro League professional soccer club Persepolis has defeated Al Wasl Football Club of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the group stage of the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League, and further paved its way to advance to the next level of the tournament. The red-clad Iranian soccer players edged …

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Saudi cabinet approves atomic policy ahead of bin Salman’s US visit

Saudi Arabia’s cabinet has approved a national atomic energy policy, as the oil-rich kingdom tries to rationalize an ambitious plan to supposedly diversify its energy resources. The policy, adopted on Tuesday, stipulates that Saudi nuclear facilities would only be used for peaceful purposes while ensuring maximum safety, according to the …

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Assad vows to confront West schemes against Syria unity

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has pledged to fully deal with “Western plans” targeting the national unity and territorial integrity of his war-battered Arab country. “Our war on terrorism will not cease as long as there is one terrorist left,” a post published on the Syrian presidency’s Telegram account read. It …

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Japan PM Abe denies involvement in discount land sale

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday remained steadfast that he and his wife were not involved in a discount land-sale deal that has seen the opposition call for the resignation of key ally and Finance Minister Taro Aso. Abe and Aso have come under fresh pressure over the ministry’s …

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