Monday, 24 June 2019

Sputnik

UK Business Interested In Increasing Presence In Russian Market: Putin

LONDON: UK business is interested in expanding its presence in the Russian market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said expressing hope that there would be relevant reaction from the UK authorities. “UK business wants to work and expand its presence in the Russian market. I hope that the political leadership of ...

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Twin-engine aircraft crashes in Hawaii, nine dead

HAWAII: A twin-engine plane has crashed near the Dillingham Airfield in Hawaii, according to the local Department of Transportation. There were 9 people aboard the aircraft, with “no apparent survivors” in the crash.”Upon arrival, we saw the plane fully engulfed in fire,” Honolulu Fire Chief Manuel Neves told reporters. “The ...

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US envoy to Iran refuses to rule out military action

WASHINGTON: The Trump envoy to Iran dodged questions as to whether the White House would use Washington’s 2001 Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) to go to war with Iran without Congressional approval, but assured lawmakers that the president’s administration does not seek a full-fledged military confrontation with Tehran. ...

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Pentagon approves deployment of additional 1,000 troops to Middle East

US Acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan said in a statement that the Pentagon has authorized the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops for defensive purposes “to address air, naval, and ground-based threats in the Middle East “. According to Shanahan, “the recent Iranian attacks validate the reliable, credible intelligence ...

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Missing Indian AN-32 aircraft located after days of searching

NEW DELHI: The wreckage of the missing An-32 was spotted today 16 kilometres North of Lipo, North East of Tato at an estimated elevation of 12,000 feet by an IAF Mi-17 Helicopter scouting the extended search zone, the IAF said in a statement. Debris of the An-32 transport military plane were found 8 days after it went off the radar. ...

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Yemen’s Houthis strike Saudi Arabia’s Abha Airport

Yemen’s Houthi rebels carried out an attack on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia with a cruise missile, Yemeni TV channel Al-Masirah TV reported. However, Saudi Arabia did not confirm the alleged attack. The move comes after Saudi Arabia’s air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by insurgents from the Ansar Allah movement, the ...

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EU failed to rescue 2015 Nuclear Deal: Iran

TEHRAN: Earlier, the US Treasury Department imposed new Iran-related sanctions, targeting the country’s petrochemical sector, which includes a petrochemical holding with a vast network of subsidiaries and sales agents. Iran criticized the European signatories of its 2015 nuclear deal for failing to save the pact after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of ...

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Corbyn to join London rally against Trump’s UK visit

LONDON: UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will join a demonstration in London against US President Donald Trump’s state visit on Tuesday delivering a speech at the event, according to the party’s spokesperson. Corbyn has said that he supports the idea of holding a rally against Trump, who arrived in ...

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UK considering technical issues around Huawei: Jeremy Hunt

LONDON: On 1 June, US Acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan claimed during his speech in Singapore that Huawei was “too close” to the Chinese government for it to be entrusted with building communications networks. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt stated that the UK was considering the technical issues related to Huawei. ...

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