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US consulate in Chengdu shuts after China orders closure

07 July, 2020 9:29 am 9:29 am

CHENGDU, China (Reuters) – Beijing announced the US consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu was closed as of 10am on Monday, after it ordered the facility be shut in retaliation for China being ousted from its consulate in Houston, Texas. Police in Chengdu restricted access to the area around the consulate on Monday morning, … Read More

India allows limited exports of anti-malaria drug after Trump warns of reta...

04 April, 2020 3:15 pm 3:15 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India, the world’s main supplier of generic drugs, said on Tuesday it will allow limited exports of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine that US President Donald Trump has touted as a potential weapon in the fight against the coronavirus. The Indian government had put a hold on exports of hydroxychloroquine as well … Read More

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Boris Johnson urges Iran president to end military action

01 January, 2020 11:54 pm 11:54 pm

LONDON (Web Desk) – UK Prime Minister (PM) Boris Johnson has urged Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to end military retaliation in the region, amid efforts to try to de-escalate the crisis sparked by the US killing of the senior Iranian general Qassem Suleimani. According to Downing Street spokesman, Johnson held a phone call lasting 20 … Read More

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Iranian state TV says 80 ‘American terrorists’ killed in Iran m...

01 January, 2020 8:00 am 8:00 am

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iranian state television said on Wednesday that at least 80 “American terrorists” were killed in attacks involving 15 missiles Tehran launched on US targets in Iraq, adding that none of the missiles were intercepted. State TV, citing a senior Revolutionary Guards source, also said Iran had 100 other targets in the region … Read More

North Korea warns of retaliation against US-South Korea military drills

11 November, 2019 8:13 pm 8:13 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea threatened on Wednesday to retaliate if the United States goes ahead with scheduled military drills with South Korea, ramping up pressure on Washington to change course as a year-end North Korean deadline for US flexibility approaches. The statement came even though Washington said last week that the joint aerial exercise … Read More