WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED IV

Romania’s ruling Social Democrats propose MEP Dancila as new premier

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:36
Romania’s ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) chose to nominate European MP Viorica Dancila as the new prime minister in a unanimous vote on Tuesday after Mihai Tudose stepped down following a row with the party leadership.

Leader: West propaganda machine seeks to sideline Palestinian cause

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:25
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday called on Muslim countries to counter the "dangerous and horrific Western propaganda empire" which, he said, is run by Zionists.

Migrant arrivals in Germany down sharply in 2017

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:18
The number of new asylum seekers in Germany fell sharply last year to 186,000, the government said Tuesday, easing pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel as debate rages on whether to impose a cap on migration.

Minister: Fajr theater festival opens door to dialogue

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:16
Iran's culture minister described the upcoming 36th Fajr International Theater Festival as the greatest rendering of dialogue.

Airbus: Ordered jets will be delivered, perhaps not on schedule

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:09
The sales chief of European airplane maker Airbus predicted that Iran would take delivery of dozens of European jets it has ordered under a nuclear deal with major powers, but warned the transactions could take longer to complete than planned.

United becoming ‘Pogba's team’, Mourinho says

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:06
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho hailed Paul Pogba and said his team's profile was changing to suit the midfielder.

‘No human can stop me’, Joshua warns Parker

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:04
Anthony Joshua insisted there is no way he can lose to Joseph Parker – because he believes no human on earth can stop him.

Durant leads NBA champs past Cavs

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:02
Kevin Durant scored 32 points, Stephen Curry added 23 and Golden State extended its road winning streak to 13 with a 118-108 Martin Luther King holiday victory Monday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers, their struggling NBA Finals foes.

Leader receives top Muslim world parliamentarians

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:55
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met participants in the 13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Conference.

EU 'hearts still open' to Brexit reversal

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:50
European Union leaders love-bombed Britain on Tuesday, holding the door open for it to change its mind about ending its four-decade membership of the bloc next year.

Federer, Djokovic breeze through first round in Melbourne

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:46
Defending champion Roger Federer outclassed Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 to reach the Australian Open second round in Melbourne.

Police: 13 siblings held captive in filthy California home

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:26
A couple was arrested after police discovered that their 13 children had been held captive in their California home in filthy conditions, some shackled to beds with chains and padlocks, officials said Monday.

Zarif, Lavrov discuss Syria, Iranian nuclear deal over phone

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:43
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed Syrian crisis and Iran’s nuclear deal in a phone call on Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

Drought and Congress walk hand-in-hand: Modi

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:16
Speaking at a function organized to start work on the Rs 43,129 crore Barmer oil refinery project here, Modi said drought and Congress walk hand-in-hand and the state saw end of drought when the party was shown the door. He said the Cong had only laid foundation stones for projects to claim credit.

Foreign Ministry: US interventionist, destructive policy fuels Syria crisis

IRAN DAILY - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:06
Iran has denounced a US plan to set up a militant force near Syria’s border with Turkey as “blatant interference” in the Arab country’s domestic affairs, urging Washington to reverse its “destructive” policies in the Middle East.

US military quietly prepares for a last resort: War with North Korea

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:01
The scope and timing of the recent US exercises suggest a renewed focus on getting the country's military prepared for what could be on the horizon with North Korea.

US trying to convince us that India isn't a threat: Pak defence minister

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:52
The US has been trying to convince Pakistan that India was not a threat to it and Islamabad should change its strategic stance towards New Delhi, defence minister Khurram Dastagir Khan has said.

2nd Test: Elgar hits fifty as SA march ahead

TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:00
Follow all the live updates from the Day 4 of the 2nd Test between India and South Africa in Centurion.

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