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I'm happy he did it: Wife of fugitive Carlos Ghosn slams Japanese justice
Two weeks ago, Carlos Ghosn made a dramatic escape from house arrest in Japan, where he was awaiting trial on charges of under-reporting earnings, breach of trust and misappropriation of company funds. He denies all charges.
Indian immigration to US down 7.5%
Since Trump became President in 2017, the US govt has tightened immigration norms through policy changes.
U.S. House to vote on Wednesday to send impeachment articles to Senate
Speaker Nancy Pelosi was meeting privately Tuesday at the Capitol with...
'Our enemy is here': Iran protesters demand that leaders quit after plane downed
Some state-affiliated media carried reports of the university protests, which followed demonstrations on Saturday sparked by Iran's admission that its military mistakenly shot down the plane on Wednesday, killing all 176 aboard, at a time when Tehran feared U.S. air strikes.
US, Iran draw back from brink but new threats show crisis not over
Iran spurned US President Donald Trump's call for a new nuclear pact and a commander threatened more attacks after both sides appeared to back off from intensified conflict.
Under pressure, Iran admits it shot down jetliner by mistake
In the face of mounting evidence, Iran on Saturday acknowledged that it shot down the Ukrainian jetliner by accident, killing all 176 people aboard.
Protests pile pressure on Iran after admission of plane strike
Riot police fired teargas at thousands of Iranians who had taken to the streets late on Saturday in the capital and other cities, many chanting "Death to the dictator", directing their anger at Iran's top authority, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.
Donald Trump tweets that Iran will 'never have a nuclear weapon'
Writing in all-caps, the US President Donald Trump tweeted: "IRAN WILL NEVER HAVE A NUCLEAR WEAPON!" The tweet came a day after Tehran announced it was further winding down observance of parts of an international deal struck to ensure that the country does not secretly develop a nuclear weapon under cover of its civilian nuclear industry.
'Space unites us': First Iranian-American astronaut reaches for stars
Jasmin "Jaws" Moghbeli is a Marine Corps major, MIT graduate and college basketball player who is now the first Iranian-American astronaut. After graduating in NASA's latest cohort, the 36-year-old immigrant said she hoped her example might help inspire others from similar backgrounds.
View: Oil is the world's new oyster
The current crisis in West Asia hangs by a fine balance — and held by the stability of oil prices
India gears up for Trump’s maiden visit next month
The two sides are exploring the dates for the big visit in the last week of February. However, the timing of Trump’s visit will depend on the duration of the Senate impeachment trial, which is expected to begin this week. ET had reported in November that Trump could visit India in early 2020, before the presidential election calendar gets underway in the US.
Why being a part of the global value chain matters for India
Global value chains create more and better jobs, accelerate economic growth and reduce poverty.
Iran believed to have deliberately missed US forces in Iraq strikes: Sources
The sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday the Iranians were thought to have targeted the attacks to miss U.S. forces to prevent the crisis from escalating out of control while still signaling Iranian resolve in response to the U.S. killing of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in Iraq last week.
Donald Trump says 52 targets already lined up if Iran retaliates
President Donald Trump has issued a stark warning to Iran, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic "very fast and very hard'' if it retaliates for the targeted killing of the head of Iran's elite Quds Force. Trump appeared to respond to such threats with tweets justifying Soleimani's killing and matching the bellicose language from Iran.
'Million-strong' homage for Qasem Soleimani brings Tehran to standstill
Soleimani, one of Iran's most popular public figures, was killed in a US drone strike on Friday near Baghdad international airport. He was 62. His assassination drove up tensions between arch-enemies Washington and Tehran, which has vowed "severe revenge".
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