CNN Dark horses, sure bets: Who could rule China in the next five years (and beyond)CNNSteven Jiang is CNN’s Beijing senior producer. He has reported from China since 2001. Beijing (CNN) In the world’s most populous nation, seven men sit atop 1.4 billion people. They are members of the... Read more
Washington Post Iran top leader urges Europe to do more to back nuclear dealWashington PostTEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s supreme leader says Europe should do more to back the nuclear deal after President Donald Trump refused to re-certify the pact. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in comments posted on his official... Read more
New York Times Iraqi Forces Sweep Into Kirkuk, Checking Kurdish Independence DriveNew York TimesKIRKUK, Iraq — After weeks of threats and posturing, Iraq’s government began a military assault on Monday to blunt the independence drive by the nation’s Kurdish minority, wresting oil fields and a contested city from separatists... Read more
Washington Post Clinton attacks Trump’s handling of Iran, North KoreaWashington PostWASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton says President Donald Trump’s threat to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord is “dangerous,” and she suggests her former campaign opponent is undermining the validity of the United States’ promises to other nations. Trump... Read more
CNN Trump admin delays decision on $17B Boeing, Iran aircraft dealCNNWashington (CNN) The Trump administration asked a Chicago federal court Thursday for a two-month deadline extension on its decision assessing whether revealing secret details of a $17 billion commercial aircraft deal between Iran and Boeing would …5 reasons that Trump... Read more
. Spain-Catalonia relief edges world stocks to fresh high.LONDON (.) – Spanish stocks and bonds rallied and the euro hit a two-week high on Wednesday as European markets took relief from Catalonia stopping short of declaring immediate independence from Madrid. People walk past an electronic board …The Latest: Cyprus rejects... Read more
. ‘I can’t take this any more:’ Rohingya Muslims flee Myanmar in new surge.Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar wait to be let through by Bangladeshi border guards after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Bangladesh October 9, 2017. ./Damir Sagolj. COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (.) – Thousands of Rohingya …Boat... Read more
The Verge FCC will allow Alphabet’s Project Loon to deliver air balloon LTE to Puerto RicoThe VergeThe Federal Communications Commission yesterday granted Alphabet-owned Project Loon an experimental license to operate in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands for the purpose of helping the islands regain connectivity. The license... Read more
Bloomberg Inside the Saudi King’s 1500-Person Entourage in MoscowBloombergSaudi officials booked two entire luxury hotels and brought their own carpets and hotel staff with King Salman bin Abdulaziz on his historic visit. By. Ilya Arkhipov. @world_reporter More stories by Ilya Arkhipov. ,. Henry Meyer. @meyerhenry4 More …Saudi King Seeks... Read more
Telegraph.co.uk Indonesian man kills giant 23-foot python after it mauled his armTelegraph.co.ukA security guard has killed a huge python which was blocking traffic as it crossed a road in Indonesia, wrestling with the 23-foot-plus reptile which savaged his arm. Robert Nababan was driving on a moped in Riau Province... Read more