Thursday, October 1, 2020
U.S. threatens to sanction arms makers that sell to Iran – Reuters Africa

U.S. threatens to sanction arms makers that sell to Iran – Reuters Africa

Debate planners vow less chaos at next face-off U.S. presidential debate organizers vowed to change the rules to rein in unruly behavior after President Trump repeatedly interrupted rival Joe Biden and the moderator in the candidates’ taunt-filled initial prime-time encounter. Fears of voter intimidation follow Trump's call for his backers to monitor polls Explainer: Trump…
Microsoft: Foreign hackers are targeting Biden and Trump camps – Reuters India

Microsoft: Foreign hackers are targeting Biden and Trump camps – Reuters India

MSFT.O said on Thursday.The report came as Reuters revealed one of Biden’s main campaign advisory firms had been warned by the software giant that it was in the crosshairs of the same Russian hackers who intervened in the 2016 U.S. election.The Microsoft statement highlights how advisers to both presidential campaigns are at risk from digital…
Iran’s confirmed coronavirus cases exceed 400,000 – health ministry – Reuters Africa

Iran’s confirmed coronavirus cases exceed 400,000 – health ministry – Reuters Africa

Wall Street jumps on stimulus hopes, upbeat data Wall Street's main indexes jumped on Wednesday, led by industrials and technology-related stocks, as officials rekindled the idea of an imminent fiscal stimulus package, while upbeat data suggested a domestic economic recovery was on track. 11:31am EDT U.S. airlines asked to delay furloughs if aid deal in…
Yemen’s Houthis say ‘important target’ attacked with missile, drones in Saudi capital – Reuters Africa

Yemen’s Houthis say ‘important target’ attacked with missile, drones in Saudi capital – Reuters...

Global coronavirus deaths surpass one million More than 1 million people have died of COVID-19 around the world, according to a Reuters tally, with the pace of fatalities picking up as infections again surge in several countries. Explainer: Why the coronavirus death rate still eludes scientists Timeline: How the global pandemic unfolded Graphic: The pace…
Possible war crimes in Yemen fueled by arms flows from West, Iran: U.N. – Reuters Africa

Possible war crimes in Yemen fueled by arms flows from West, Iran: U.N. –...

Doc Rivers out as Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers confirmed Monday that he is no longer the coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. 6:57pm EDT Supreme Court nominee Barrett prepares for meetings this week on Capitol Hill President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, will begin meeting with senators…
Iran, Russia discussing joint production of COVID-19 vaccine: agencies – Reuters India

Iran, Russia discussing joint production of COVID-19 vaccine: agencies – Reuters India

FILE PHOTO: A nurse prepares Russia's "Sputnik-V" vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for inoculation in a post-registration trials stage at a clinic in Moscow, Russia September 17, 2020. REUTERS/Tatyana MakeyevaMOSCOW (Reuters) - Iran and Russia’s sovereign wealth fund are discussing the joint production of a vaccine against COVID-19, Russian news agencies cited the Iranian…
Iran records highest daily coronavirus cases since early June – Reuters India

Iran records highest daily coronavirus cases since early June – Reuters India

Students wearing protective face masks and shields to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), stand in a line at Al-Mahdi school in Tehran, Iran September 5, 2020. Picture taken September 5, 2020. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERSDUBAI (Reuters) - The number of novel coronavirus infections in Iran has risen…
Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. faces defeat in bid to reimpose U.N. sanctions – Reuters

Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. faces defeat in bid to reimpose U.N. sanctions – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not pictured) in Tokyo, Japan, December 20, 2019. Charly Triballeau/Pool via REUTERSDUBAI (Reuters) - The United States faces defeat in its move to reimpose U.N. sanctions on Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday, as Washington declared all…
Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. faces defeat in bid to reimpose U.N. sanctions – Reuters UK

Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. faces defeat in bid to reimpose U.N. sanctions – Reuters...

FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not pictured) in Tokyo, Japan, December 20, 2019. Charly Triballeau/Pool via REUTERSDUBAI (Reuters) - The United States faces defeat in its move to reimpose U.N. sanctions on Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday, as Washington declared all…
Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. faces defeat in bid to reimpose U.N. sanctions – Reuters UK

Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. faces defeat in bid to reimpose U.N. sanctions – Reuters...

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States faces defeat in its move to reimpose U.N. sanctions on Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, as Washington declared all U.N. sanctions on Iran had been restored.“America is approaching a certain defeat in its sanctions move ... It faced defeat and negative response from the international community,”…