US moves to restore all UN sanctions on Iran in dispute over nuclear deal

UNITED NATIONS/DUBAI: The United States moved on Thursday to restore UN sanctions on Iran, including an arms embargo, arguing Tehran was in violation of a nuclear deal it struck with world powers in...

US demands restoration of UN sanctions against Iran

WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is set to demand the restoration of all international sanctions on Iran in a move that will further isolate the US at the United Nations, test the credibility of...

Russian opposition politician Navalny poisoned, hospitalized

MOSCOW: Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was poisoned and hospitalized on Thursday morning, his spokeswoman said. The 44-year-old foe of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin felt unwell on a flight back to Moscow from Tomsk,...

Search for missing former British envoy to Nepal, Richard Morris, intensifies

London, May 19 Search for Richard Morris, the former British ambassador to Nepal, has been intensified. Morris has gone missing for two weeks now. He went last seen on May 6 while on a...

Trump’s threats to WHO could undercut global health

LONDON: Health experts say US President Donald Trump’s increasing attacks on the World Health Organization for its handling of the coronavirus demonstrate a profound misunderstanding of the UN agency’s role and could ultimately...

Croatia extends lockdown until May 4, begins to consider easing

ZAGREB: Croatia is extending its coronavirus lockdown for another 15 days, Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic said on Saturday, but added the government was looking at whether it was possible to gradually ease restrictions...

Queen Elizabeth cancels gun salutes for her birthday: ITV reporter

LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has asked that there be no gun salutes to mark her birthday on Tuesday, a reporter for ITV News said on Twitter, saying that the monarch did not feel...

South Korea virus cases maintain downward trend

SEOUL: South Korea has reported 18 new cases of the coronavirus, its lowest daily jump since February 20, continuing a downward trend as officials discuss more sustainable forms of social distancing that allows...

China reports 27 new coronavirus cases, death toll at 4,632 after data revisions

SHANGHAI: China’s National Health Commission reported 27 new confirmed coronavirus cases on April 17, up from 26 the day earlier, according to data published on Saturday. Of that figure, 17 cases were imported via...

French region reports 570 people died in nursing homes since virus outbreak

PARIS: Five hundred and seventy people have died in nursing homes in France’s eastern region since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the regional public health authority said late on Wednesday. France became the fourth...

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