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    Iran will defy economic war as US reimposes curbs

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 05:03pm on November 05, 2018

    Iran said it would defy the reimposition of more US sanctions on Monday, condemning as economic war Washington’s attempt to curb Tehran’s missile and nuclear programs and weaken its influence in the Middle East...

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    US ratchets up pressure on Iran with resumption of sanctions

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:26am on November 05, 2018

    The United States reimposes oil and financial sanctions against Iran on Monday, significantly turning up the pressure on Tehran in order to curb its missile...

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    Suu Kyi’s party slapped down in by-elections

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:45am on November 05, 2018

    The party of Myanmar’s embattled head of state Aung San Suu Kyi said Sunday they were defeated in six constituencies in a national by-election, showing uneven support for her government after a string of controversies....

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    New Caledonia votes on independence

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    Queues formed at polling stations across New Caledonia on Sunday as the French archipelago in the South Pacific voted whether to become the world’s newest...

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    Mamata team meets families of 5 killed in Assam

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    A team of Trinamool Congress leaders has met the families of those massacred by suspected terrorists in Assam’s Tinsukia district, reports NDTV. West Bengal chief...

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    Saudi prince Al-Waleed’s brother freed from detention

    Agence- France-Presse. Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    Saudi authorities have released the brother of billionaire Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal after nearly a year in detention, family members said Saturday, as the kingdom...

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    US campaigns in high gear three days before elections

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    US congressional candidates hammered into the campaign homestretch on Saturday, with Democratic former vice president Joe Biden urging voters to reject division as president Donald...

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    Merkel’s conservatives quarrel over party’s course

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    German chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats argued on Sunday over whether they should return to a more conservative agenda once she steps down as party...

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    World leaders to mark WWI in France

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    French president Emmanuel Macron on Sunday kicks off a week of commemorations for the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, which is...

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    Iranian marchers chant ‘Death to America’ on eve of US oil sanctions

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2018

    Iranians chanting ‘Death to America’ rallied on Sunday to mark both the anniversary of the seizure of the US Embassy during the 1979 Islamic Revolution...