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Cold War between China and U.S. is a must: Indian professor

Cold War between China and U.S. is a must: Indian professor – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Noting that the cold war between Beijing and Washington is a must, an Indian academic says they have already kicked it off. “The Cold War between China and the U.S. is a must, and it has already started,” Ashok Swain […]

Beaten Wilder Has No Plans to Retire, Says Trainer

Deontay Wilder during the WBC heavyweight world championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nev., on Oct. 9, 2021. (Steve Marcus/Reuters) Deontay Wilder has no plans to retire, the American boxer’s trainer Malik Scott said, after he was knocked out by Briton Tyson Fury in their WBC heavyweight world championship fight on Saturday. Fury (31–0–1) […]

Futures Dip as Oil Rally Fuels Inflation Worries

U.S. stock index futures slipped on Monday as surging commodity prices added to inflation worries, which could cloud the earnings season set to start with Wall Street banks later this week. Rising raw material costs, labor shortages, and other supply chain bottlenecks have raised concerns of elevated prices denting corporate profit. U.S. oil rose nearly […]

Delhi Chief Minister Warns of Power Crisis Due to Coal Shortage

NEW DELHI—Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday warned of a power crisis in the Indian capital due to a coal shortage, which has already triggered electricity cuts in some of the country’s eastern and northern states. “Delhi could face a power crisis,” Kejriwal said in a tweet in which he also shared a copy […]

100-Year-Old Denies Being Accessory to Murder at Nazi Camp

BERLIN—A 100-year-old man on trial for his alleged role as a Nazi SS guard at a concentration camp during World War II told a German court Friday that he was innocent. The defendant is charged with 3,518 counts of accessory to murder at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin, where he allegedly worked between 1942 […]

Pandora Papers expose greed, Assange exposed war crimes. Assange should not be in prison

Pandora Papers expose greed, Assange exposed war crimes. Assange should not be in prison – Tehran%20Times The only surprise when it comes to the Pandora Papers revelations, exposing the scale of the greed and corruption of various world leaders, political figures and officials in hoarding obscene amounts of cash in offshore tax havens, is that […]

Iran takes upper hand over Saudi Arabia when it comes to West Asia: Analyst

Iran takes upper hand over Saudi Arabia when it comes to West Asia: Analyst – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Chief executive officer of Gulf State Analytics (GSA) says that Iran is ascendancy over its Saudi opponent in west Asia. “Whether we’re discussing Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, or Palestine, it is easy to argue that Iran has […]

Shimon Peres sexually harassed me: Former Israeli MK

TEHRAN – Former Israeli MK Colette Avital reported two incidents during which former President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres harassed her. According to an interview published in the Hebrew edition of Haaretz, the first incident occurred when they were both on a diplomatic mission in France. The former Israeli prime minister invited Avital to have […]

Australia Sees Trade Deal With EU by End of 2022: Minister

ROME—Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan said on Friday he expected to finalise a free trade agreement with the European Union by the end of next year, despite the EU’s anger over Canberra’s cancellation of a submarine contract with France. Brussels postponed the latest round of talks, which were due to start on Oct. 12, until […]

Households Brace for Higher Winter Heating Costs as Natural Gas Prices Vault

The relentless rise in natural gas prices continued on Wednesday, highlighting the looming threat to American households bracing for higher heating costs in the event of a harsh winter. U.S. natural gas futures were up 1.11 percent at $6.382 per million British thermal units (mmBtu) in early trading on Oct. 6 after jumping around 9 percent […]

IPOs Slow Down Globally in Q3 After Frenetic 2021 Start

Initial public offerings (IPO) globally slowed in the third quarter of 2021 from their previous frenetic pace, but the number of listings in the first nine months of the year still was the highest since the dotcom bubble of 2000, according to Refinitiv data. IPOs in the third quarter raised a total of about $94.6 […]

Oil Shrugs Off Higher US Crude Stocks, Strong Dollar

LONDON—Oil prices held steady on Thursday after rising above $80 a barrel this week, shrugging off bearish factors such as rising U.S. crude oil inventories and a strong dollar amid consensus that a supply deficit will stay for coming months. Brent crude for November delivery was up 21 cents at $78.85 a barrel by 0856 […]

North Korea’s Kim Open to Restoring Communications With South Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday expressed a willingness to restore dormant communications with South Korea, days after Seoul called on Pyongyang to do so. His remarks come just days after North Korea fired a newly-developed hypersonic missile toward the Sea of Japan off its east coast, marking its third weapons test in just […]

World Shares Mostly Higher After US Averts Shutdown

European shares and U.S. futures climbed Thursday after U.S. lawmakers moved to avert a government shutdown. Germany’s DAX edged 0.1 percent higher to 15,378.85 while the CAC 40 in Paris added 0.5 percent to 6,593.48. In London, the FTSE 100 also gained 0.5 percent, to 7,146.51. The future for the Dow industrials was 0.7 percent […]

Lewis Hamilton Makes History After Claiming 100th Victory in Formula 1 Racing

Lewis Hamilton reached a new milestone in his Formula One career on Sunday after claiming his 100th victory in the Russian Grand Prix—becoming the first driver in the motorsport competition to reach that goal. “Today we won our 100th race! Words can’t describe how it feels to make history with this team of hardworking, driven, […]

Senate attempt to reform U.S. police fails

Senate attempt to reform U.S. police fails – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Negotiations in the U.S. Congress to reform police practices following the 2020 murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis have collapsed, Democratic Senator Cory Booker says, as President Joe Biden blamed Republicans for the failure. The end of congressional negotiations, at least for now, marked […]

U.S. Fed warns of “severe damage” over debt default

U.S. Fed warns of “severe damage” over debt default – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – The chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve called on lawmakers to raise the nation’s borrowing limit urgently on Wednesday, warning that failure to pay government debts would do “severe damage” to the economy. “It’s just very important that the debt ceiling be […]

Five French Ministers Targeted by Israeli Spyware

Five French Ministers Targeted by Israeli Spyware – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A recent investigation by the French government has revealed that the cell phones of five French ministers and a member of President Emmanuel Macron’s diplomatic team contained traces of Pegasus’s spyware. French media reported that at least five ministers’ smartphones -currently in government, were […]

US Rights Group Calls on UN to Address China’s Forced Organ Harvesting

U.S.-based advocacy group Doctors Against Forced Organ Harvesting (DAFOH) is calling on the United Nations to take action against China’s state-sanctioned practice of killing prisoners of conscience to supply organs for its lucrative transplant market. “The failure of the United Nations to address and thoroughly investigate the forced organ harvesting from living people in China […]

EU powerless in face of U.S. sanctions on Russia and Iran: expert

EU powerless in face of U.S. sanctions on Russia and Iran: expert – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A consultant in European and international affairs believes that the EU is absent and powerless when it comes to U.S. unilateral sanctions against other countries. “The position of the European Union is absent and powerless on the American sanctions […]

France, U.S. tensions enter “crisis” mode

France, U.S. tensions enter “crisis” mode – Tehran%20Times In an unprecedented step that has exposed the intensity of France’s anger against its allies, Paris has recalled its ambassadors to the United States and Australia in a furious row over the scrapping of a submarine contract.  The withdrawal of ambassadors did not even occur during the […]

U.S foreign policy suffering from hypocrisy: professor

U.S foreign policy suffering from hypocrisy: professor – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Arshin Adib-Moghaddam, a London-based professor, says that the U.S foreign policy suffers from hypocrisy. “The hypocrisy in the discourse is primarily a problem for U.S. foreign policy itself, as the leaders of the country are seen to be caught up in their own double […]

Saudis pursue Washington’s goals in talks with Iran

Saudis pursue Washington’s goals in talks with Iran – Tehran%20Times It is not an easy task to start a new relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia, though in politics everything is possible. The two states have been barricading behind their political doctrine differences. However, they are trying! Until today, they have finished three rounds of […]

UN Says Venezuelan Courts Are Involved in Human Rights Violations

By Antonio Maria DelgadoFrom Miami Herald Venezuela’s justice system is exceedingly unjust, with its courts being used as a tool of repression used to arbitrarily jail activists and political opponents to the Nicolás Maduro regime while turning a blind eye to a growing number of human rights violations, a United Nations report said Thursday. In […]

U.S. struggles to contain French anger 

U.S. struggles to contain French anger  – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN- As France furiously protests Australia’s scrapping of a major arms deal in favor of American nuclear submarines, Washington is struggling to contain the fallout from Paris.  U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who had prioritized building ties with Europe, said he considered France “a vital partner” […]

Plane Carrying Afghans, US, and European Citizens From Kabul Arrives in Doha

DUBAI—The third chartered flight bringing civilians from Afghanistan to Qatar since U.S. forces withdrew last month landed on Friday with around 170 passengers on board, including U.S. and European citizens as well as Afghans, a Qatari official said. Foreign nationals on board include those from Belgium, Britain, Croatia, Germany, the Netherlands, and Italy as well […]

New Zealand Abandon Pakistan Tour After Security Alert

ISLAMABAD—New Zealand abruptly abandoned their tour of Pakistan on Friday citing a security alert in a massive blow to the South Asian country’s hopes of staging regular international cricket. The tour was due to get underway with the first of three one-dayers in Rawalpindi on Friday but New Zealand did not travel to the stadium. […]

Yuriy Sedykh, Hammer World Record Holder, Dies at 66

MOSCOW—Yuriy Sedykh, a two-time Olympic champion in the hammer throw whose world record from 1986 still stands, has died. He was 66. The Russian track and field federation said Sedykh died early Tuesday following a heart attack. “Deeply mourn the loss of Yuriy Sedykh,” World Athletics senior vice president and pole vault great Sergei Bubka […]

Egypt Opens Ancient Tomb of King Djoser After Restoration

A path leads to the entrance of the southern cemetery of King Djoser, after its restoration, near the famed Step Pyramid, in Saqqara, south of Cairo, Egypt, on Sept. 14, 2021. (Nariman El-Mofty/AP Photo) SAQQARA, Egypt—Egypt on Tuesday showcased an ancient tomb structure belonging to the cemetery complex of King Djoser, a pharaoh who lived […]

US Navy SEALs, Cyprus Special Forces Hold Anti-Terror Drill

LIMASSOL, Cyprus—Members of the U.S. navy’s elite special forces SEAL unit joined Cypriot underwater demolition soldiers on Friday in a joint drill to hone skills in countering terrorist hijackings at sea. The exercise involved teams of U.S. and Cypriot special forces re-taking a ship controlled by terrorists. Cypriot Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides said after the […]

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