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Image : Iran says 11 tonnes of heavy water sent to Oman

Iran says 11 tonnes of heavy water sent to Oman

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 22,2016

Iran said on Tuesday it had sent 11 metric tonnes of heavy water to Oman as part of its obligations under last year's nuclear deal with world powers. Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, said the heavy water has been sold to

Image : U.S.'s Kerry seeks to reassure European banks on Iran trade

U.S.'s Kerry seeks to reassure European banks on Iran trade

person Orange Themes access_time May 12,2016

European banks should not fear retaliation from the United States for resuming legitimate trade ties with Iran, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told a meeting of senior bank executives in London on Thursday.

Image : No price tag, end date for FAA's air traffic control plan

No price tag, end date for FAA's air traffic control plan

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 16,2016

The Federal Aviation Administration has little to show for a decade of work on modernizing air traffic control, and faces barriers and billions more in spending to realize its full benefits, says a report ...

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Gambia president-elect in Senegal until inauguration

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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Senegal official says the West African country is hosting Gambia's president-elect Adama Barrow until his inauguration on Thursday.

The official, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not permitted to speak on the situation, said Senegal is hosting Barrow at the request of ECOWAS, West Africa's regional bloc mediating the crisis.

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh, in power for more than 22 years, refuses to cede power, calling Dec. 1 elections invalid.

The opposition coalition insists Barrow will be inaugurated Jan. 19, per the constitution.

The U.N., African Union and ECOWAS have called on Jammeh to peacefully step down.

ECOWAS has said it will consider military intervention if Jammeh tries to prevent the inauguration. Senegal and Nigeria are contributing to a standby force.

The Coen brothers are working on a movie about Silk Road and the dark web

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Noren ahead in South Africa, Stenson falls 7 shots off lead

SUN CITY, South Africa (AP) — There was a hole-in-one and an albatross two on a par-5 hole at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa on Friday, while Alex Noren collected five birdies over the back nine holes to take a 2-shot lead at the halfway mark.Noren, the tour's form player who is seeking a fourth title since July, shot a 5-under 67 at Sun City to move 8 under overall. As Noren climbed to the top of the leaderboard, Swedish compatriot and European Tour money list leader Henrik Stenson… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Geneva prosecutor probes Equatorial Guinea president's son

GENEVA (Reuters) - Geneva prosecutor's office has begun a preliminary investigation into Teodorin Obiang, the son of Equatorial Guinea's president, the prosecutor's spokesman said on Tuesday.The investigation was first reported in the Swiss 24heures newspaper, which said the Swiss authorities were responding to a request from their French counterparts.Obiang, vice president of the small central African state, is to face trial in France for suspected money laundering, France's financial… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Philly's Alvarez primed for fight of his life at UFC 205

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eddie Alvarez waited to feel the magnitude of the moment as he stood eye-to-eye with Conor McGregor on a Madison Square Garden stage. Alvarez, hyping the biggest fight of his career, wondered if nervousness would kick in as he stared down McGregor. Maybe anger. An adrenaline rush, something, that would sound the emotional bell inside his body that he shared space with one of UFC's top fighters.He had listened to McGregor yap and boast with all the theatrics reserved for a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Australian sentenced to death in Thailand for drug killing

PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced an Australian man to death for the murder of a countryman who was an alleged confederate in a drug smuggling gang.The Pattaya Provincial Court on Tuesday found Antonio Bagnato, 28, guilty of killing former Hells Angels member Wayne Schneider in November 2015 after he and accomplices beat and kidnapped the victim from his luxury villa in the resort area. Bagnato fled to Cambodia where he was arrested soon after the crime.Eyewitness accounts and… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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