Iraq’s deputy parliament speaker says the legislature has approved three Cabinet ministers whose posts have been vacant since the formation of the government in October. Hassan al-Kaabi told The Associated Press that the parliament approved Najah al-Shammari for defense minister, Yassin al-Yassiri as interior minister and Farouq Amin Othman…місце для вашої реклами!
VOA’s national security correspondent Jeff Seldin contributed to this report. U.S. President Donald Trump, set Monday to impose new sanctions on Iran, says he has one demand for Tehran: “No Nuclear Weapons and No Further Sponsoring of Terror!” Trump, in Twitter comments, gave no hint of the scope of the…місце для вашої реклами!
The Supreme Court is rejecting an early challenge to President Donald Trump’s authority to impose tariffs on imported steel based on national security concerns. The justices did not comment on Monday in leaving in place a decision by the Court of International Trade that ruled against steel importers and…місце для вашої реклами!
VOA’s national security correspondent Jeff Seldin contributed to this report. The United States is set to introduce new sanctions against Iran on Monday, seeking to put additional pressure on the country’s economy in order to extract changes in behavior from its government. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the new…місце для вашої реклами!
Taiwan’s second airline employee strike this year to date has impacted more than 25,000 passengers just before a peak travel season, showing the powers of labor unions that are uncommon elsewhere in Asia and even among other Taiwanese professions. An Eva Airways strike that entered its fifth day Monday had…місце для вашої реклами!
U.S. tech giant Apple has reportedly asked its major suppliers, mainly China-based manufacturers from Taiwan, to consider moving 15 to 30% of their production outside of China to avoid higher tariffs imposed on U.S.-bound exports. The production migration, which analysts say is already ongoing, will hurt the tech giant’s profit margin, but also…місце для вашої реклами!
Best-selling author Judith Krantz — whose novels of sex, scandal, and luxury won her global fame and riches — has died at 91. Her son, television executive Tony Krantz, said his mother died of natural causes at her home in Los Angeles. He describes his mother’s talent as a “rare…місце для вашої реклами!
Sudan’s protest movement accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, a spokesman said on Sunday, after a months-long standoff with the country’s military rulers — who did not immediately commit to the plan. Ethiopia has led diplomatic efforts to bring the protest and military leaders back to the…місце для вашої реклами!
Another Democrat has entered the 2020 race for the White House. Retired Navy admiral and former Pennsylvania congressman Joe Sestak announced his candidacy Sunday on his website. He introduced himself to voters by telling them “I wore the cloth of the nation for over 31 years in peace and war,…місце для вашої реклами!
U.S. President Donald Trump says he is “not looking for war” with Iran and willing to negotiate with its leaders without preconditions, but that under no circumstances can the Islamic Republic be allowed to mass a nuclear weapons arsenal. Trump told NBC’s Meet the Press show that if the U.S….місце для вашої реклами!
Residents of Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul, voted again after the opposition’s historic victory ending 25 years of dominance by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was annulled. In a sign of the importance of Sunday’s election, voting was brisk from the moment the Kadikoy district ballot station opened, in a city where…місце для вашої реклами!
During the 1969 series of riots that followed a police raid of the Stonewall Inn, the New York Daily News headlined a story that quickly became infamous: “Homo Nest Raided, Queen Bees are Stinging Mad.” Some of the coverage of rioting outside the gay bar — unimaginable today in mainstream…місце для вашої реклами!