Tehran tells World Court U.S. sanctions breach friendship treaty – Reuters Africa

Tehran tells World Court U.S. sanctions breach friendship treaty – Reuters Africa

Trump picks Barrett to succeed Justice Ginsburg President Donald Trump announced conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett, whom he called 'brilliant and gifted,' as his third U.S. Supreme Court appointment, setting off a scramble in the Republican-led Senate to confirm her before Election Day. Barrett took conservative stances on big issues Obamacare in danger, Democrats…
Turkey’s Halkbank urges dismissal of Iran sanctions criminal case in U.S – Reuters

Turkey’s Halkbank urges dismissal of Iran sanctions criminal case in U.S – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Halkbank on Friday urged a judge to dismiss a U.S. indictment accusing the state-owned Turkish lender of helping Iran evade American sanctions, even as it seeks the judge’s recusal for alleged bias.FILE PHOTO: People walk past by a branch of Halkbank in central Istanbul, Turkey, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Murad SezerAt a…
Britain, France, Germany say U.N. sanctions relief for Iran to continue beyond Sept. 20 – Reuters UK

Britain, France, Germany say U.N. sanctions relief for Iran to continue beyond Sept. 20...

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters following a meeting with members of the U.N. Security Council about Iran's alleged non-compliance with a nuclear deal and calling for the restoration of sanctions against Iran at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Pool/File PhotoUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Britain,…
Britain, France, Germany say U.N. sanctions relief for Iran to continue beyond Sept 20 – Reuters

Britain, France, Germany say U.N. sanctions relief for Iran to continue beyond Sept 20...

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters following a meeting with members of the U.N. Security Council about Iran's alleged non-compliance with a nuclear deal and calling for the restoration of sanctions against Iran at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Pool/File PhotoUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Britain,…
At historic White House event, UAE and Bahrain to move toward normal ties with Israel – Reuters Africa

At historic White House event, UAE and Bahrain to move toward normal ties with...

Scramble over Trump's high court nominee to begin President Trump plans to introduce appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett on Saturday, and wants her confirmed before Election Day. Democrats have scant chance of blocking Barrett, who would succeed late liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg and expand the court’s conservative majority. Reaction to Trump's expected nominee Barrett's…
Exclusive: Trump plans executive order to punish arms trade with Iran – sources – Reuters

Exclusive: Trump plans executive order to punish arms trade with Iran – sources –...

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Pompeo says Hezbollah weapons risk torpedoing French efforts in Lebanon – Reuters Canada

Pompeo says Hezbollah weapons risk torpedoing French efforts in Lebanon – Reuters Canada

Rise in virus cases adds to economic uncertainty ahead of U.S. election With COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. topping 200,000 this week following a rise in new daily cases last week for the first time in eight weeks, the role of the economy in the looming presidential election could take on heightened importance -- but…
Exclusive: Trump plans executive order to punish arms trade with Iran – sources – Reuters India

Exclusive: Trump plans executive order to punish arms trade with Iran – sources –...

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UPDATE 1-Iran says it supports OPEC as long as its interests are protected – Reuters Africa

UPDATE 1-Iran says it supports OPEC as long as its interests are protected –...

Special Report Will your mail ballot count? It may depend on who's counting and where Two elderly women in two small Wisconsin towns voted by mail during April’s nominating contests. Not wanting to risk coronavirus exposure, they each included a note that explained why no witnesses had signed the envelope, as is required by state…

Israel normalisation protects Bahrain’s interests, says interior minister – Reuters Africa

Bleary-eyed U.S. election officials turn to signature-verifying software in mail-in surge When election officials in at least 29 U.S. counties face an expected avalanche of mail-in ballots in the Nov. 3 presidential election due to the coronavirus pandemic, they will not rely on eyes alone to verify voters' signatures. 7:21am EDT Shares slide, dollar up…