WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED IV

Egypt's cassation court rejects Muslim Brotherhood leader's appeal

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:28
The leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, Mohamed Badie, has lost his appeal against a life sentence over his alleged role in protests following the 2013 ouster of the country’s first democratically-elected president, Mohamed Morsi.

Human rights violators, terrorism sponsors behind UN rights report: Iran

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:15
Iran has reacted to a recent rights resolution adopted by the Third Committee of the UN General Assembly censuring Tehran for alleged “human rights abuses,” noting that some backers of the resolution were themselves among major and “discredited” violators of human rights and supporters of terrorism.

China, Pak on mind, Army wants tanks with dual terrain capabilities

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 15:14
Battlefields of the future will be “complex” and warfare “hybrid” in nature, and the Army needs to systematically modernize its combat capabilities to tackle all such scenarios, said General Bipin Rawat.

Death toll in Greek floods rises to 14

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:58
The death toll in flash flooding on the western fringes of the Greek capital has increased to 14, with the fire department recovering the body of a man near the small town of Mandra.

Eye on China: France for deeper ties with India in Indian Ocean region

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:58
France aims to enhance cooperation with India in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) and the issue will figure prominently in the upcoming high-level talks between the two sides, the French envoy said in Delhi on Wednesday.

'Fresh US drone strike kills several militants in Somalia'

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:51
The United States military says it has killed “several militants” in yet another drone strike in Somalia, bringing to 28 the total of such raids this year.

Russia rejects Catalonia’s cyber-meddling claims as 'hysteria'

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:35
Russia has dismissed claims by Spanish authorities that Moscow interfered through its cyber campaign in a political standoff in Catalonia.

Germany hosting forum on Iran-Europe banking, business

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:04
The German city of Frankfurt is hosting the 5th Banking and Business Forum Iran Europe.

Pompeo under consideration to replace Tillerson as secretary of state: Report

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:03
CIA Director Mike Pompeo is in US President Donald Trump's priority list of possible replacements for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, according to a Politico report.

Texas prosecutor fired after intoxicated outburst with Uber driver

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:53
A Dallas assistant district attorney was fired after she drunkenly insulted and threatened an Uber driver and accusing him of kidnapping her while he gave her a ride home.

Iran MPs: Riyadh killing Yemenis amid Western media silence

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:44
Iranian lawmakers condemned the Saudi regime’s killing of Yemenis, saying the aggression is being carried out amid a “meaningful” Western media silence.

Zarif: Iran-Russia ties serve regional security

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:41
Tehran, Moscow mark five centuries of relations

Strong climate policies by India, China to offset US inaction: Study

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:20
Global warming is likely to be slightly less severe than previously expected, thanks to stronger climate policies by China and India that will offset less US action under President Donald Trump, a study showed on Wednesday.

Army takes over Zimbabwe,  Mugabe 'confined'

TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:13
Armoured personnel carriers and troops were deployed onto roads leading towards Harare on Tuesday, a day after army chief General Constantino Chiwenga warned the military may intervene after President Mugabe fired Vice-President Mnangagwa last week.

CBI reports strong gains in tax revenue from oil sales

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:07
Tax revenue generated from the sale of crude oil and oil products increased more than 80 percent from last year, the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) reported on Wednesday.

Europeans and Asians, attractive partners of Iran’s renewable energy projects

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:07
An official from the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center says under the terms of the Paris Agreement, Iran pledges to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 4 percent and as much as 12 percent by 2030.

‘It is incredible feeling’, Eriksen says on hat-trick

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:07
In 1985, Denmark qualified for its first FIFA World Cup with a sparkling 4-1 win away to Republic of Ireland.

Iranian, Austrian officials discuss closer trade ties

IRAN DAILY - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:05
Iran and Austrian officials exchanged views about ways to promote Tehran-Vienna relations in diverse fields, economy in particular.

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